What is a Cookie?
Cookies are files that contain small amounts of information that are downloaded to the user’s device that is used when you visit a website.
Its main purpose is to recognize the user each time they access www.confedonbosco.org, it also allows us to improve the quality and usability of our website.
Cookies are essential for the functioning of the Internet; They cannot damage the user’s equipment / device and, if they are activated in your browser settings, they help us to identify and resolve possible errors in the operation of www.confedonbosco.org.
Types of Cookies:
There are different types of cookies. All of them work in the same way, but they have small differences:
- Session Cookies. Session cookies last only for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close the browser. Its main purpose is to identify the type of device, to support website security or its basic functionality. They do not contain personal information that allows us to identify a person.
- Persistent or Permanent Cookies. They are stored on the device’s hard drive and our website reads them every time you make a new visit to www.confedonbosco.org; has a specific expiration or expiration date, after which the cookie stops working. They allow us to identify your actions and preferences; analyze visits and help us understand how users reach our page and improve our services.
- Functionality Cookies. They allow www.confedonbosco.org to record decisions made by the user, such as their login or identifier. The information these cookies collect is anonymized (that is, it does not contain your name, address, or other data).
- Third Party Cookies. Third-party cookies are cookies installed by a website that is not the one you are visiting; for example, those used by social networks (such as Facebook) or by external content plugins (such as Google Maps). In addition, some advertising companies use these types of files to keep track of your visits on each site where they advertise.
- Analytical Cookies. They are cookies whose purpose is periodic maintenance and guarantee the best operation and service to the user; collecting data from your activity.
By accessing www.confedonbosco.org, expressly accepted that we can use this type of cookies on your devices. If you disable cookies, your browsing through www.confedonbosco.org may not be optimal and some of the utilities available at www.confedonbosco.org may not work properly.
We do not use our own cookies.
Third Party Cookies: Google Analytics Cookies
Google has developed a plug-in that you can install in your browser if you wish not to be tracked by your cookies: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
|_utmt||It is used to limit the percentage of requests.|
|_utmc||Not used in ga.js. It is configured to interact with urchin.js.|
Previously, this cookie acted in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine if the user was in a new session or visit.
|_utmv||It is used to store visitor custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a custom visitor variable. It was also used for the retired _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.|
Third Party Cookies: WPML Cookies
Third Party Cookies: WordPress Cookies
If you leave a comment on our site you can choose to save your name, email address and website in cookies. This is for your convenience, so you don’t have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you connect to this site, we will install a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain personal data and is deleted when the browser is closed.
When you log in, we will also install several cookies to save your login information and your screen display options. Access cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for one year. If you select “Remember me”, your access will last for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the access cookies will be deleted.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie does not include personal data and simply indicates the ID of the article that you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
User configuration to avoid Cookies
Thus, you can block cookies through the browser’s configuration tools or you can configure your browser to notify you when a server wants to save a cookie:
a) If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer, in the Tools menu option >Internet Options >Privacy > Configuration. To know more visit
b) If you use Firefox, in the Tools menu option > Options > Privacy > Cookies. To learn more visit https://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/Deshabilitar%20cookies%20de%20terceros
c) If you use Chrome, in the Options section >Advanced options > Privacy. To learn more http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647
d)If you use Opera, in the Security and Privacy option, you can configure the browser. To learn more visit http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/
e) If you use Safari, in the Preferences option >Security or Privacy, you can configure the Browser. To know more visit: https: //support.apple.com/kb/PH21411? Viewlocale = es_ES & locale = es_ES
f) If you want to disable Google Universal Analytics, you can install the following extension provided by Google: https: //tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout