Cookies policy

CIC IT Consulting uses automatic cookie collection processes to gather personal data such as the type of browser or operating system, reference page, route, ISP domain (Internet provider), etc., in order to improve the services provided. The cookies help us adapt this webpage to your personal needs.

A ‘Cookie’ is a small archive stored on the user’s computer and allows us to recognize him/her. The collection of ‘cookies’ helps us improve the quality of our website, allowing us to personalise each user’s navigation through our website. Cookies are currently essential for the Internet to work, bringing countless advantages in to the provision of interactive services, facilitating browsing and the usability of our website. Take into account that cookies cannot damage your equipment and that, on the contrary , if activated, they help us identify and fix errors and make our website more user-friendly.

Cookie typology

Here is further information about the kinds and uses of cookies for the user: From the point of view of a cookie’s ‘life span’ (the period of time the cookie remains active in our equipment) we can differentiate cookies between: Session Cookies: these are temporary cookies that stay in the cookies archive of your browser until you leave the web page, after which they are deleted from the user’s hard disk. The data obtained from the cookies is used to analyze traffic patterns on the website. In the long term, this allows us to provide a better experience, improve the content and make it more user-friendly. Permanent Cookies: are stored on the hard disk and our website reads them each time you visit the website again. A permanent cookie has a set Expiration Date. The cookie will stop working after that date. We generally use them to facilitate purchasing and registration services. Regarding the uses of each cookies, we can differentiate between: Requerid cookies: are strictly necessary, for example, the ones that are used for correct browsing, or the ones that allow goods or services requested by the user to be paid for, or cookies that are used to ensure the content of the webpage uploads efficiently. Functional Cookies (analytical): these are cookies that allow us to analyze the use of the website, so that we can measure it and improve how it works. Cookies from advertisers and Third Parties: these are cookies used for social networks, or for external content complements such as Google maps as well as advertising company cookies to display relevant adverts that may interest you. CIC saves all the data collected using the cookies in a non-personalized format (IP address). This type of data obtained through Cookies will not be revealed outside the CIC, or used for unsolicited communications.

Appopiate privacy – Cookies management

If the user wishes, they can decide whether or not to accept cooking during browser installation or update. The user can at any moment reverse their acceptance through the configuration of the contents and privacy options available in each browser. However, if users do not allow Cookies to be installed in their browser, they might not be able to access some sections on our website. For more information on the appropriate configuration of the cookies and activation, restriction and/or desactivation options, you should go to the help section of your browser to find out more:

Many browsers allow a private mode to be activated meaning that cookies are always deleted after your visit. Depending on the browser this private mode can have different names. You will then find below a list of the most common browsers and the different names of this “private mode”:

 

Name Type Description
PHPSESSID Required This cookie is used by the ASP.NET encrypted language to allow the variables of the session to be saved on the web server. This cookie is essential for the web to work properly. It expires once the session has finished.
_ga Functional This stores the traffic source or advertising explaining how the user reached your website. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is executed and updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics. It expires after 2 years.
__utma Functional This stores the traffic source or a advertising explaining how the user reached your website. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is executed and updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics. It expires after 2 years.
__utmb Functional This is used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is executed and __UTMB cookies don’t exist. The cookie is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics. Expires after 30 min.
__utmc Functional This is not used in ga.js. Adjustment for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie was used alongside the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit. It expires once the session has finished.
__utmz Functional This stores the traffic source or ad campaign explaining how the user reached your website. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is executed and updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics. It expires after six months.

 

The content of this website is regularly updated whereby we can integrate third party cookies through the content of other websites like: