What are cookies?
Cookies are files that can be downloaded on your computer via the web. They are tools that have an essential role for the provision of services of the information society. Among others, allow a web page to store and retrieve information about your computer or a user browsing habits and, depending on the information obtained, they can be used to recognize the user and improve the service offered.
Types of cookies
Two types can be distinguished according to who is the entity that manages the domain from where the cookie are sent and try the data obtained: • • Own Cookies: Those that are sent to the terminal equipment of the user from a computer or domain managed by the own editor and from which it provides the service requested by the user. • • Third-party Cookies: Those that are sent to the terminal equipment of the user from a computer or domain is not managed by the Publisher, but by another entity that is data collected through cookies. In the event that the cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the own editor but the information that is collected through these is managed by a third party, they cannot be considered as own cookies. There is also a second classification according to the time frame that remain stored in the browser of the client, and may be: :
- Session Cookies:
Designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page. They are often used to store information that only want to preserve for the provision of the service requested by the user only once (e.g. a list of products purchased).
- Persistent Cookies:
Data are still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and treated for a period defined by the head of the cookie, and that can range from a few minutes to several years.
Finally, there is another classification six types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data are processed:
- Technical Cookies:
Those that allow the user to browsing through a web page, platform or application and the use of the different options or services that it may exist as, for example, to control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access parts of restricted access, remember the elements that make up an order, make the process of purchase of an order, make the application for registration or participation in an event, use elements of safety during navigation, storing content for the dissemination of videos or sound or share content through networks social.
- Personalization Cookies:
They allow the user to access the service with some general features predefined a set of criteria in the user terminal as for example would be the language, the type of browser through which to access the service, the locale from where access to the service, etc.
- Cookies of website:
They allow the person in charge thereof, monitoring and analysis of the behavior of the users of the web sites that are linked. The information collected by means of this type of cookie is used in the measurement of the activity of web sites, application, or platform and for profiling of navigation of the users of such sites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of data for use by the users of the service.
- Advertising Cookies:
They allow management, as efficiently as possible, of the advertising space.
- Cookies from behavioral advertising:
They store the user behavior information obtained through observation of their browsing habits, allowing you to develop a specific profile to display advertising based on the same.
Cookies from external social networks:
Deactivation and removal of cookies
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- Can you allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by configuring the settings of the browser installed on your computer:
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Cookies used in news.synapsebot.com
Then identify the cookies that are being used in this portal as well as its type and function: Cookies set by the Google Analitycs script:
|Cookie Name||Expiration Time||Description|
|_ga||2 years||Used to distinguish users.|
|_gid||24 hours||Used to distinguish users.|
|_gat||1 minute||Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>.|
|AMP_TOKEN||30 seconds to 1 year||Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.|
|_gac_<property-id>||90 days||Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and AdWords accounts, AdWords website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out..|
|__utmt||10 minutes||Used to throttle request rate.|
|__utmc||End of browser session||Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.|
|__utmv||2 years from set/update||Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVarmethod. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.|
|hjClosedSurveyInvites||This cookie is set once a visitor interacts with a Survey invitation modal pop-up. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not re-appear if it has already been shown.|
|_hjDonePolls||This cookie is set once a visitor completes a Poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same Poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.|
|_hjMinimizedPolls||This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimized when the visitor navigates through your site.|
|_hjDoneTestersWidgets||This cookie is set once a visitor submits their information in the Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the same form does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.|
|_hjMinimizedTestersWidgets||This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimized when the visitor navigates through your site.|
|_hjDoneSurveys||This cookie is set once a visitor completes a survey. It is used to only load the survey content if the visitor hasn’t completed the survey yet.|
|_hjIncludedInSample||This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate Heatmaps, Funnels, Recordings, etc.|
|_hjShownFeedbackMessage||This cookie is set when a visitor minimizes or completes Incoming Feedback. This is done so that the Incoming Feedback will load as minimized immediately if they navigate to another page where it is set to show.|
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