Cookies are small files that some platforms, such as websites, can install on your computer. They can have a variety of functions: store your browsing preferences, collect statistical information, allow certain technical features, and so on.
Cookies are sometimes used to store basic information about the user’s browsing habits or computer, to the point of being able to recognise it in some cases.
The following table shows information about the cookies existing on the website of the ASSOCIACIÓ CATALANA D’UNIVERSITATS PÚBLIQUES (CATALAN ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES):
There are different kinds of cookies:
First party cookies
These are sent to the user’s device from a computer or domain managed by the publisher itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided. Technical cookies are essential and strictly necessary for the website to function properly and to use the different options and services it offers.
Third party cookies
These are sent to the user’s device from a computer or domain that is not managed by the publisher, but by another party that processes the data obtained through cookies.
The third party cookies on this website come from Google, so we can use the Google Analytics tool: www.google.com/analytics and https://marketingplatform.google.com/intl/en_uk/about/.
This application was developed by Google, which provides us with a service to measure and analyse our website audience. Google can also use this data to improve its own services and to offer services to other companies. Please see the provided links to find out about these and other uses.
This tool does not obtain data about your name or surname or the postal address from which you connect. The information that is obtained is related to the number of pages visited, the language, social network on which our news is published, the city to which the IP address from which you access is assigned, the number of new users, the frequency and recurrence of visits, the time of visits, the browser and the operator or type of device from which the visit is made.
Technical cookies are also used. Technical cookies are essential and strictly necessary for the website to function properly and to use the different options and services it offers. For example, those used for session maintenance, response time management, performance or validation of options, using security features, sharing content on social networks, and so on.
Personalisation cookies can also be used. These cookies allow the user to specify or customise certain features of the general options of the website. For example, set the language, regional settings, or browser type.
We use session cookies. Session cookies are used to recognise website users so that any changes made, articles selected or data entered are remembered from one page to another.
COOKIES USED BY THIS WEBSITE
|_ga||Analytical||Google Analytics||It enables the unique visits control function. This cookie will be installed the first time a user logs into the website using a browser. When this user visits the website again using the same browser, the cookie distinguishes that it is the same user. Only if the user changes their browser will they be considered a different user||2 years||Persistent|
|_gat||Analytical||Google Analytics||It is used to limit the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high-traffic sites||10 minutes||Session|
|_gid||Analytical||Google Analytics||It is used to profile users||24 hours||Session|
|_utma||Analytical||Google Analytics||It records the date of the first and last time that the user visited the website||2 years||Persistent|
|_utmb||Analytical||Google Analytics||It records the time of entering the website||30 minutes||Session|
|_utmc||Analytical||Used for interoperability with the urchin.js tracking code||1 year||Session|
|_utmt||Analytical||Google Analytics||It processes the type of request made by the user||At the end of the session||Session|
|_utmv||Analytical||Google Analytics||It segments demographic data||At the end of the session||Session|
|_utmz||Analytical||Google Analytics||It stores the traffic source or a campaign that explains how the user reached the website||6 months||Persistent|
You can allow, identify, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by changing the options settings of the browser installed on your computer. The following information explains how this operation is performed on the main browsers:
Firefox from here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/block-websites-storing-cookies-site-data-firefox
Chrome from here: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=és&answer=95647
Internet Explorer from here: https://support.microsoft.com/es-es/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Safari from here: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac
Opera from here: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/#cookies