GIVE AND RECEIVE may collect information on the browsing habits of Website Users by means of cookies and log files. Cookies will not be used to collect personal data. They will only be installed if the User remains on the Website and continues to browse, implying that they consent to their use and installation. Below we provide detailed information on what a cookie is, what it does, what types of cookies we use, what their purpose is and how they can be configured or disabled if Users so wish.
1. What is a cookie and what is it used for?
A cookie is a small file that is stored on the User’s computer, tablet, smartphone or any other device and contains information on the navigation on the site.
Together, the cookies of all our Users help us improve the quality of our Website by enabling us to monitor which pages are useful, which are not and what could be improved.
Cookies are essential for the functioning of the internet, offering many advantages in the provision of interactive services, and making browsing on and using our Website easier.
Under no circumstances will cookies be able to damage your terminal. On the contrary, active cookies allow us to identify and resolve errors.
2. What types of cookies do we use?
Depending on who manages them:
First-party cookies: These are sent to the User’s terminal by our own computers or domains and from which the service requested is provided.
Third-party cookies: These cookies are sent to your terminal from a terminal or domain managed by another company. This includes cookies used by social networks or external content such as Google Maps.
Depending on the length of time they remain enabled:
Session cookies: These are temporary cookies that remain in the browser cookie file until the User leaves the Website. Therefore, none are saved onto the computer hard drive. They are used for storing information that is only required to provide the specific service requested by the User on one occasion (for example, a list of products purchased).
Persistent cookies: These are stored on the User’s hard drive and are read by our Website every time the user visits it. Persistent cookies have a fixed expiry date on which they are disabled. We generally use these cookies to tailor the User experience, such as in setting the default language.
Depending on their purpose:
Technical cookies: These are necessary for the proper functioning of our Website and its navigation. For example, they allow the monitoring of site traffic and data sending, session ID, restricted sections to be accessed, order lines to be stored, purchase orders to be made, security features to be used, and content to be stored in order to broadcast videos or share content via social networks.
Customization cookies: These cookies allow the User to access the service with certain predefined characteristics according to a number of criteria such as language, the type of browser being used to access the service, the regional configuration from which the service is being accessed, etc.
Analysis cookies: These cookies allow us to count the number of visits, and verify the means of access and interaction with the Website in order to measure and analyse the usage statistics of the services provided. The User’s browsing profile on our Website is analysed to improve the products and services we offer.
Advertising cookies: These cookies allow the most effective management of advertising spaces included on our Website.
Behavioural advertising cookies: These cookies store behavioural information on Users obtained by means of continuous observation. They allow us to learn about the User’s internet browsing habits and display advertising content tailored to their browsing profile.
Purpose of each cookie used:
The types of cookies we use on our Website and their purposes are listed below:
|STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES|
|PHPSESSID||1 day||This cookie is used to store a User’s session ID when they visit our Website. It is a way to identify and manage the status – the session variables – for a specific User, and be able to move that information through the Website’s pages.|
|wordpress_logged_in_*||15 days||This cookie is used for registered Users.|
|These are cookies for the functioning of the online shop. They identify the shopping basket, store the number of items in the shopping basket and the time it was last viewed.|
|_icl_current_language||1 day||This cookie is for setting the language used on the Website.|
|country||7 days||This cookie stores the country.|
|These Google cookies gather information on the User’s preferences in order to optimize the services Google offers.|
|These cookies allow the User to access their Facebook account from the Website in order to interact with social media.|
|guest_id||20 months||This cookie allows the User to access their Twitter account from the Website in order to interact with social media.|
|These cookies are installed when a Vimeo video is shown on a page. They appear under these domains: av.vimeo.com, vimeo.com, player.vimeo.com and secure-a.vimeocdn.com, and allow any potential problems with the reproduction to be diagnosed.|
|GOOGLE ANALYTICS COOKIES|
|These cookies allow the visits to the Website to be monitored by Google Analytics, a service provided by Google, to gather information on User accesses to web pages. Data is gathered for posterior analysis and includes the number of visits a User has made to the site, the dates of the first and last visits, the length of the visits, the page from which they accessed the Website, the search engine used, their location, etc.|
NOTE: This list will be updated as swiftly as possible following any changes in the services provided by the Website. However, during the update, the list may occasionally fail to include a cookie, although it will always contain cookies with an identical purpose to those listed here.
How can the User enable or disable cookies?
The User can enable, disable or delete cookies stored on their terminal using their internet browser’s configuration options. If you do not allow cookies to be installed in your browser you may be unable to access some services or your experience on the Website may be less satisfactory.
You will find information on enabling or disabling cookies in each browser in the links below:
GIVE AND RECEIVE never stores Users’ personal information, unless they wish to register voluntarily in order to purchase our products and services or receive information on promotions or content of interest to them.
GIVE AND RECEIVE S.L.® – Last update: January 2017