Cookies, depending on their persistence, may remain in the system.
- Session cookies: designed to collect and store data while the user is accessing a website.
- Persistent cookies: designed so that the data will continue to be stored in the terminal and can be accessed or processed during a specific period by the cookie editor, and this can vary from a question of minutes to several years.
Depending on their purpose, these may be:
- Technical Cookies: These enable users to browse a website, platform or application and use the various options or services these contain, such as for example, controlling data traffic and communication, identifying the session, accessing parts with restricted access, remembering components of an order, carrying out the purchasing procedure of an order, requesting registration or participation in an event, using security elements during browsing, storing content for diffusion of videos or sound, or sharing content through social networks.
- Personalised cookies: These cookies permit users to access the service with some predefined general characteristics, based on 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 set up from where the service is accessed etc.
- Analysis Cookies: These help the website editor responsible for the cookies to monitor and analyse users’ behaviour on the websites to which they are linked. The information collected by this type of cookie is used to measure activity of the website, application or platform, and in order to create browsing profiles for the site, application or platform users, in order to introduce improvements based on an analysis of the use that users have made of the service.
- Advertising cookies: These allow, as efficiently as possible, management of advertising space that, as appropriate, the editor has included on a web site, application or platform from which the requested service is provided, based on criteria such as the edited content or the frequency with which the advertisements are shown.
- Behavioural advertising cookies: These allow management, as efficiently as possible, of advertising space that, as appropriate, the editor has included in a web site, application or platform from which the requested service is provided. These cookies store information on users’ behaviour obtained through continuous observation of their browsing habits, which permits a specific profile to be developed in order to display advertising on this basis.
The cookies used on the website are in any case temporary, and their sole purpose is to make their subsequent transmission easier and more effective. Under no circumstances shall cookies be used to collect information on visitors of a personal or private nature.
It is possible that we may update the cookies policy for this web site, therefore, we recommend reviewing this policy every time that this website is accessed, in order to be informed of how and for what we use the cookies.
The Town Council of Sant Antoni de Portmany uses session cookies for optimising use of system resources and improving the speed of uploading the website, which is why we use session cookies.
Accessible for command sequence:
Expires: At the end of the browsing session
Deactivation of Cookies
The user may at any time choose which cookies they want to operate on this web site through:
- a) the browser set up, for example:
– From the Chrome browser, https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=es
– From the Internet Explore browser, http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies
– From the Firefox browser, https://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-we
– From the Safari browser, http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677?viewlocale=es_ES
– From the Opera browser, http://help.opera.com/Windows/11.50/es-S/cookies.html
- b) Using third party tools:
Other third party tools, available online, which enable users to detect the cookies in every website visited, and to manage their deactivation, for example:
Third party cookies
Third party cookies are cookies that are installed on a website that is not the one visited at the present moment. Some advertising companies may use these types of cookies to monitor users, with these third party companies installing the cookies in question.
GOOGLE ANALYTICS SERVICE
The site uses the Google Analytics service, which is provided by Google, Inc., the main office of which is at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, United States
Google Analytics does not compile the personal data of visitors to this website. The main functions of the Google cookies are to:
– Determine the domain to be studied.
-Distinguish between single users
-Remember the name and time of previous visits.
-Compile information on the origin of the traffic.
-Determine the duration of a session.
-Determine the value of the customised monitoring variables.
The cookies used by Google and their characteristics are as follows:
- a) __utma: The duration of this cookie is two years and it is used to distinguish the user’s session.
- b) __utmb: The duration of this cookie is 30 minutes. It is used to determine new sessions and/or visits.
- c) __utmc: This cookie remains active during the browsing session. It is a temporary cookie used to indicate whether the session is open or closed. It is no longer used so much these days.
- d) __utmz: The duration of this cookie is six months. It is used to calculate the traffic from search engines (organic and PPC), the advertising campaigns on display and browsing on the actual web site (internal links).
- e) __utmv: The duration of this cookie is two years and it is used to store data obtained from registrations, so that they can subsequently be segmented demographically.
- f) _ga: The duration of this cookie is two years and it is used to distinguish users.
GOOGLE MAPS SERVICE
Google maps allows maps to be inserted in third party websites such as this one. The following cookies are used by Google maps: SID, SAPISID, APISID, SSID, HSID, NID, PREF.
They are used to establish various unique identifiers, except for the PREF cookie which is used to show preferences of the map zoom function.
The PRREF cookie has a duration of one year. The SAPISID, APISID, SSID, HSID, SID cookies have a two-year duration. The rest of the cookies are session cookies with a short duration.
Further information can be found at the following link:
Further information on the cookies used by google maps, can be found at the following link: