Cookies

What cookies are

A cookie is a file created by an Internet site to obtain information on the computer you visit, such as your preferences when you visit that website. They often save settings as preferred language or location. Thus, when you return to that site, the browser sends again the cookies that allow it, which allows you to present personalized information based on your needs.

Cookies can also store personal information. This information, such as name, email, address or telephone number, is what can be used to identify you. However, a website only has access to the personal information that you provide. The site will not be able to determine your email address unless you enter it neither have access to other kinds of information on your device.

Types of cookies according to their purpose

There are different types of cookies. They could be grouped mainly into three sections: cookies according to their purpose, according to their duration and also according to their property. In this first table we will detail each of the types that exist according to their purpose.

They allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and use the different options or services that exist, such as controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing parts of restricted access, remember the elements that make up an order, make the purchase process of an order, make the request for registration or participation in an event, use security elements while browsing, store content for the dissemination of videos or sound, or Share content through social networks.

They allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user’s terminal, such as language, the type of browser through which he accesses the service, the regional configuration from which he accesses at the service, etc.

They allow the person responsible for them to monitor and analyze the behavior of the users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the websites, application or platform; and for the elaboration of navigation profiles of the users of said sites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of the use data made by the users of the service.

They allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included in a web page, application or platform from which it provides the requested service based on criteria such as edited content or content. frequency at which ads are shown.

They allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included in a web page, application or platform from which it provides the requested service. These cookies store information on the behavior of users obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows developing a specific profile to display advertising based on it.

Types of cookies according to duration and ownership

There are different types of cookies. They could be grouped mainly into three sections: cookies according to their purpose, according to their duration and also according to their property. In this first table we will detail each of the types that exist according to their purpose.

They are temporary that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the website, so none is registered on the user’s hard drive. The information obtained through these cookies, serves to analyze traffic patterns on the web. In the long run, this allows us to provide a better experience by improving the content and facilitating its use.

They are stored on the hard drive and our website reads them every time you make a new visit. A permanent cookie has a specific expiration date and will stop working after that date. We use them, generally, to facilitate the purchase and registration services.

Own cookies are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.

Third-party cookies are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through cookies. Third-party cookies are also installed by the editor but managed by a third party.

What we use in javiergranados.es

In our site we do not use advertising cookies or behavioral advertising, but we do use analysis and technical cookies necessary in the electronic store or oriented at the beginning of the session.

In order to support online store functionalities or logins on the platform, if you sign up for the newsletter or to simply contemplate the acceptance and information of the use of cookies, we do need the use of these small files that save the setting. Therefore, if you search your browser you could see something of what we detail below in the table and that we have divided by its application:

For the management of the store, orders and user we use the following cookies: woocommerce_cart_hash, woocommerce_items_in_cart and wp_woocommerce_session_. The first two cookies contain information about the shopping cart, while the third contains a unique identifier for each customer that allows it to be associated with the cart in the database. As you can see, we do not store personal information in any of them.

On the other hand, for the management of secure payment you can find two new cookies, __stripe_mid and __stripe_sid that are used by the payment gateway when making a payment by credit or debit card.

If you have created an account in javiergranados.es to save your shipping and billing addresses, order history and other features, three other cookies are used to save this information. On the one hand wordpress_logged_in_ [hash] will tell us that you are validated and who you are. Applicable only to the / admin-wp area, a double wordpress_ [hash] is created during the authentication process.

Generated by the plugin “The GDPR Framework of Data443”, the cookie cookieconsent_status will be generated for the consent of use of cookies according to the European GDPR law and that it will be used for the acceptance or decline by the user of the use of cookies on the site.

Associated with WordPress, wpSGCacheBypas, is used to improve the use of the cache in the environment.

With respect to the analysis cookies we use Google Analytics for the statistics of our site. These are the cookies that you could see in your browser to capture this flow:

The library is used to determine the domain to be measured, distinguish unique users, limit the percentage of requests, remember the number and duration of previous visits, remember information from traffic sources, determine the start and end of a session and remember the value of the visitor’s personalized variables. The cookies used for these purposes are __utma, __utmt, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz and __utmv with variable duration times between browser closing, 10 minutes or 2 years. For more information about Google Analytics you can visit this link.

They are used to distinguish unique users and limit the percentage of requests. The cookies that could be saved are: _ga, _gid, _gat, AMP_TOKEN or _gac_. For more information about Google Analytics you can visit thise link.

As you have also seen and in addition to all the above, our page is a multilanguage website that needs this type of configuration files for functions related to the automatic detection of the user’s language and other types of translation functions. In relation to these we would have:

_icl_current_language guarda la información del idioma actual, _icl_current_admin_language_{hash} almacena el mensaje actual del administrador de WordPress, _icl_visitor_lang_js guarda el idioma redireccionado, wpml_browser_redirect_test comprueba si las cookies están activadas, wpml_referer_url almacena la última URL solicidata desde el front-end, y wpml_admin_referer_url graba la última url solicitada desde el back-end.

Although the Information Society Services Law (LSSI) tells us about cookies that are exempt from consent and information, user input cookies, media player session, user interface customization, security and Authentication or user identification, load balancing or complement to exchange social content, we wanted in javiergranados.es to give you maximum transparency about what we use and what we use it for, being as you see mostly user configurations based solely and exclusively on information previously contributed by the visitor himself.

Cookie managemetn in brownsers

As we know, today there are many browsers in the market, which have also evolved in their different versions. As it is almost impossible to cover the processes of configuration, blocking or deletion of cookies in all browsers and their versions, we have chosen to give you a selection of links of the most common. You can check:

Questions?

We hope this document on our cookie policy has been useful to you. In any case, if you have any questions about our use of these technologies, we will always be happy to answer you if you send us an email to hello@javiergranados.es.