What does “cookie” mean?
A cookie is a file that is downloaded onto the user’s computer when certain pages are accessed. Cookies allow a website, among others, to store and recover information about the browsing habits of a user or their equipment.Depending on the information they contain and how they use the equipment, they can be used to recognize the user.
Are all cookies the same?
No. There are many types of cookies, depending on their purpose and how long they remain installed on the user’s terminal (some are installed only during the session and others can remain for years). Based on these criteria, there are cookies that require the consent of the website user and others that do not (excluded cookies).
Excluded cookies are, among others, those that are necessary in order for the user’s computer and the “atSistemas Website” servers to communicate to each other and allow the user to browse the website more quickly, without collecting data protected by it. There can also be cookies that belong to “atSistemas” and others that belong to third parties. “atSistemas” can use both types.
Depending on their purpose, cookies are divided into groups. The main groups of cookies are as follows, so that the user can become familiarized with them.
Technical cookies: allow the user to browse a website, platform or application and to use the different options or services existing there, such as, for example, controlling the traffic and communication of data, identifying the session, accessing restricted access areas, remembering the items that make up an order, carrying out the purchase process of an order, requesting registration or participation in an event, using security elements while browsing, storing content for the dissemination of videos or sounds or sharing content through social networks.
Personalized cookies: allow the user to access the service with some predefined characteristics according to a series of criteria in the user’s terminal such as, for example, the language, the type of browser used to access the service, the regional configuration from which the service is accessed, etc.
Analytical cookies: when treated correctly by “atSistemas” or third parties, they make it possible to quantify the number of users and thus perform measurements and statistical analyses on the users’ use of the services offered. To do so, browsing on the website is analyzed with the goal of improving the products and services offered by “atSistemas”.
Publicity cookies: allow the management, as effectively as possible, of the publicity spaces that may be included on a website, application or platform which provides the service requested based on the criteria, such as the edited content or the frequency with which the advertisements are shown.
Behavioral publicity cookies: when treated correctly by “atSistemas” or third parties, they make it possible to manage, as effectively as possible, the publicity spaces on the website, making the content of the advertisement appropriate for the content of the service requested or the use carried out by the user of the website. Therefore, “atSistemas” can analyze the Internet browsing habits of the user and show them advertisements related to their browsing profile.
What cookies are used by “atSistemas”?
On its website atsistemas.com, “atSistemas” can use the cookies described in the section “Cookies and Third Parties”. The user can carefully read the content of each one of them, since some can already obtain personal data and, in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Law, “atSistemas” wishes to inform the user of the purpose of its treatment of this data. The user should remember that cookies as well as their purpose can vary. Therefore, we recommend that users carefully read though the “atSistemas” “Cookies Policy” every time they access or browse the “atSistemas” website, in the case of any modification while the user was disconnected. In any case, for the peace of mind of the user, we will let them make any new decision at any time regarding the download or lack thereof of the cookies, if changes occur.
Third Party Cookies:
Google Analytics is a free tool that uses a set of cookies called “__utma” and “__utmz” to gather information anonymously and draw up website trend reports without identifying individual users.
“atSistemas” also informs the user that they may access the configuration of the cookies that “atSistemas” uses at atsistemas.com at any time and permanently. The “atSistemas Website” uses a content customization cookie, belonging to Magnolia and called “visitor”, and, as for third party cookies, uses the Google Analytics statistical analysis cookie.
All modern web browsers allow the cookies setting to be changed. These settings are usually found in ‘Options’ or ‘Preferences’ of the user’s browser’s menu. At the same time, the user can set their web browser or email manager, as well as install free add-ons, to prevent Web Bugs from being downloaded when opening an email. Specifically, in order to eliminate or download cookies, the user should follow the following steps based on their web browser.
Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Configuration, for more information, the user can consult Microsoft support or the browser Help function.
Firefox: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Personalized Configuration, for more information, the user can consult Mozilla support or the browser Help function.
Chrome: Configuration -> Show advanced options -> Privacy -> Content Configuration, for more information, the user can consult Google support or the browser Help function.
Safari: Preferences -> Security
For more information, the user can consult Apple support or the browser Help function.
Users should remember that in the case of failing to accept the “Cookies Policy”, the cookies will not be downloaded onto their computer, such that some functions of the website may be limited or even non-existent, making browsing impossible.
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