2. Types, purpose and operation of Cookies.
Cookies, in function of its permanence, can be divided into permanent or session cookies.
Session cookies: are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the website, so no is registered in the user's hard drive. The information collected through these cookies are used to analyze traffic patterns on the web. Ultimately, this allows us to provide a better experience to improve the content and usability.
Permanent cookies: These are stored on the hard disk and reads our website every time you make a return visit. A permanent site has a specific expiration date. The cookie stops working after that date. We use generally to facilitate the purchase and registration services.
Additionally, in its objective function, Cookies can be classified as follows:
Cookies yield: This type of cookie remembers your preferences for the tools that are in the services, so you do not have to reconfigure the service every time you visit. For example, in this type include:
- Adjusting volume of audio or video players.
- The preferred resolution in videos.
- The video transmission speeds that are compatible with your browser.
Geo-Location Cookies: These cookies are used to find out which country is when a service is requested. This cookie is completely anonymous and is only used to help guide the content of its location. Log Cookies: Cookies register are generated once the user is registered or subsequently opened its session, and are used to identify you on the Services with the following objectives:
- Keep the User identified so that, if you close a service, the browser or the computer and in another time or another day, reenters the Service, will continue identified, thus facilitating their navigation without having to identify themselves. This functionality can be deleted if the user presses the feature "close session" so that this cookie is deleted and the next time he enters the service the user will have to log in to be identified.
- Check whether the user is authorized to access certain Services, for example, to enter a contest.
Additionally, some services may use connectors with social networks such as Facebook or Twitter. When the user is logged into a service with a social network credentials, authorizes the social network to keep a persistent cookie to remember your identity and ensures access to the Services until it expires. The user can delete this cookie and revoke access to social networking services by updating your preferences in the social network that you specify.
Analytical Cookies Each time a user visits a service, a tool from an external vendor (Omniture, NetScope, Comscore and the like may be added to this list if that vary in relation to current) generates an analytic Cookie in the User's computer. This cookie is generated only in the visit, will serve in future visits to nustros services to identify visitors anonymously. The main objectives to be achieved are:
- Allow anonymous users identification of sailors through the "Cookie" (identifies browsers and devices, not people) and hence the approximate counting the number of visitors and their trend over time.
- Identify the most visited anonymously contents and therefore more attractive to users.
- Whether the user who is accessing is new or repeated visit.
Important: Unless the user decides to register on our website, the cookie never anger associated with any personal data that can identify you. Such Cookies will only be used for statistical purposes to assist the optimization of the experience of the users on the site.
Advertising Cookies: Cookies Such information may expand the ads displayed with each anonymous user on our website. Among others, the duration or frequency of visualization of advertising positions, the interaction with them, or patterns of navigation and / or user behaviors and that help shape a profile of advertising interest is stored. Thus, allow us to offer akin to the interests of the user ad.
3. Description of cookies:
User: User Authentication.
__utmb Cookies, __utmc, __utmz and __utma: Allows counting page views and traffic sources to measure and improve the performance of the sites. Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may transfer your information to third parties where required by law or where such third parties process the information from Google. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
4. Management of cookies:
As an additional safeguard to those described above, the registration of cookies may be subject to your acceptance during the installation or update of the browser used, and this agreement may at any time be revoked by the configuration options available for content and privacy.
Most browsers allow you to turn a private way by which cookies are always deleted after your visit. Depending on the browser this private way, you can have different names. Below is a list of the most common browsers and different names for this "private mode":
Internet Explorer 8 and above; InPrivate
Opera 10.5 and above; Private Browsing
Google Chrome 10 and above; Incognito
Safari 2 and above; Private Browsing
FireFox 3.5 and above; Private Browsing
Important: Please read the help section of your browser to learn more about how to activate the "private mode" carefully. You can still visit our webÂ's if your browser is in "private mode", although browsing of our website may not be optimal and some utilities may not function properly.
5. How to disable Cookies on major browsers:
You can usually stop accepting browser cookies or stop accepting cookies a particular Service.
All modern browsers allow you to change settings Cookies. These settings are usually found in the options or preferences menu in your browser. You can also set up your browser or mail program manager, also install free add-ons to prevent Web Bugs are downloaded when you open an email.
We offer guidance to the user about the steps to access the configuration menu of cookies and, where appropriate, private sailing in each of the major browsers:
Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings.
Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Configuration.
Chrome: Settings -> Show Advanced Options -> Privacy -> Content Settings.
Safari: Preferences -> Security.