Cookies are used to facilitate access and delivery of different services, which any user enjoys while surfing the Internet. Among such services you will find: personalizing language settings: how to select the language you wish to view the content or a simple access of the page previously viewed by using the back button. Cookies offer us information on how a user interacts with our website. Such information is used to arrange, edit the website’s content in order to make it more useful and agreeable.
What is a cookie?
An “Internet cookie”, known also as “browser cookie” or “HTTP cookie” is a small file, formed from numbers and letters, which is stored in the computer or device used by the user to access the Internet. This cookie is installed through a soliciting emitted by the web server to a browser. Depending on the browser you are using (Safari, Edge, Chrome or Mozilla Firefox) the cookie is passive. You should know that a cookie doesn’t not have software like viruses or spyware! Furthermore a cookie does not have the capacity to access information present on the computer hard drive.
We should also mention that the duration of an Internet cookie is determined and mostly formed by two parts: name and content or its valour. Important: A cookie in its nature does not ask for information with personal character to use later on. Furthermore in the majority of cases, a cookie can’t identify at a personal level an Internet user.
There are two major types of cookies:
Session cookies – this type of cookie is temporarily stored in the cookie folder of the browser used by the user. This is where the cookie is stored until the moment the user leaves the website or opts to close the browser window.
Persistent cookies – this type of cookie is stored on the hard drive of a computer (with pre-determined life expectancy). This is where cookies are placed by another website that the user visits, known in common knowledge as “third party cookies”. Such cookies can memorize the users interests, which are later on to display relevant advertisement.
What is the utility of a cookie?
Cookies ensure that users undergo a pleasant experience whenever they visit a website. In other cases cookies help websites offer better services to their users (in accordance with their interests and preferences).
A user has the possibility of deleting, at any time, cookies by using the browser settings. You should know that most of the modern browsers – Safari, Mozilla Firefox, Edge, Internet Explorer, Opera or Chrome – offers users the possibility of changing the cookie settings. In most cases such settings can be found in the options or preferences menu (depending on the browser used).
You have the possibility of consulting with confidence the following links in order to use the correct browser settings:
Most of the cookies that AutoBoca uses are “session cookies” and “persistent cookies”, which help us to identify you when you visit our website and to reveal cookie modules with ad agents and ad networks third parties. Through the use of “web beacons” (known as Internet tags, pixel tags, tracking pixels and clear GIFs) on our platform, third parties can collect information such as the IP address of your device, URL address of the web page, the visualised page, type of browser used and any additional information in the cookies established by the third party.
We work with third parties, such as Google Analytics, in order to deliver analysis services that can use the cookies settings set on the device in order to measure the ads performance and, in general, to follow the traffic on the website. In addition, we implemented reports regarding demographic and interests in Google Analytics, which classify cookies information, so that we and our third party services can offer better and relevant ads to you on our website and on other Internet websites. You can renounce the tracking from Google Analytics and Google Analytics services regarding demographic statistics and interests reports by visiting the Google notification settings or by downloading the extension for exclusion browser Google Analytics.
In case ads or other functions of the website are supplied by third parties, those parties can set and use their own cookie modules, which are the object of notifications and confidentiality polities of those third parties. This Website does not have access to those cookies or control them in any way.
The website uses the following cookies:
The cookie “Concrete5” – this cookie has the following scope to determine whether or not a user is logged in the administration area; the cookie is active until the browser is closed;
The cookie “Google Analytics _utma” – this cookie has the following scope to keep track of the number of visits of the same user on the website; the cookie is active for 2 years;
The cookie “Google Analytics _utmb” – this cookie has the following scope to calculate the time spent by the user on the website; the active period of the cookie is 1 hour;
The cookie “Google Analytics _utmc” – this cookie has the following scope to calculate the time spent by the user on the website; the active period of the cookie is until the browser is closed;
The cookie “Google Analytics _utmt” – this cookie has the following scope to keep track of the response time of the website; the active period of the cookie is 10 minutes;
The cookie “Google Analytics _utmz” – this cookie has the following scope to keep anonymous details about the user: geographical position, browser used, operating system, from which link the visitor came to the website; the active period of the cookie is 6 months;
The cookie “_zlmid” – this cookie has the following scope to keep the Zopim ID chat to identify the device between consecutive visits; the active period of the cookie is 1 year;
The cookie “ki_r” – this cookie has the following scope to track the website performance on shopify; the active period of the cookie is 5 years;
The cookie “ki_t” – this cookie has the following scope to track the website performance on shopify; the active period of the cookie is 5 years;
The cookie “visit” – this cookie has the following scope to complete the cookie “cb-enabled”, the active period of the cookie is less than one hour;