The downloading of this type of elements, suppose the capacity to gather information of the activity of the user and has implications in relation to your privacy.
What is a cookie?
Companies that cookies They are small files that are downloaded to your computer when you browse websites. A simple example would be when you enter the page of a web email account such as Gmail, Outlook or Yahoo Mail.
Companies that cookies allow a website to recognize a user's browser and they do not contain or gather information. They are used, for example, to keep an authenticated user in an account like the previous ones without it being necessary to authenticate each time you access your account. Another example is advertising where based on ads If the user has previously visited, they will try to offer more relevant ads.
En Padel Addict we use the following types of cookies:
- First party cookies: they are strictly necessary cookies. They allow the user to interact with the website using all its functions. (Duration between 23 days and three months).
- Performance and analysis cookies: are cookies used for analysis and statistics that improve the website experience. By using these cookies you can show more relevant information to visitors. (Duration between 100 days and 1 year).
- Affiliate Cookies: as a website with affiliate links, this type of cookie allows the affiliate company to detect that a client of its own comes from this site.
- Advertising cookies: are the cookies used by the advertising elements on the blog (Google AdSense).
Likewise, Google Analytics enables cookies in the domain of the website called:
- "__Utma": is required for the operation of Google Analytics and has an expiration period of 2 years.
- "__Utmz": is used to perform the location of the visit, that is, from where and how the user has arrived at our website and expires at 6 months).
The objective is to collect statistics: the number of visits, the period of consultations, the search engine used to access the website, the keywords used, the overall location of the visitor, the contents visited on the website, as well as other traffic parameters on the website, always from the anonymity.
Google stores this information collected by cookies so that no user is identified. Nor is your IP address associated with any other information you have. In addition, Google Inc is a company that is attached to the Safe Harbor Agreement. This agreement guarantees that the transferred data will be treated in accordance with the protection levels of European regulations. For more information about Google Analytics you can go to the following link.
How to deactivate cookies?
All browsers allow changes to be made to disable the configuration of cookies. These settings are located in the "options" or "preferences" menu of your browser.
Then we leave the links with instructions for different browsers where you will see how to disable cookies.
However, remember that disabling cookies implies lose functionality on many websites.
- Instructions for Internet Explorer
- Instructions for Mozilla Firefox
- Instructions for Google Chrome
- Instructions for Safari
If you do not wish to be tracked by cookies, Google has developed a plug-in to install in your browser that you can access In the following link.
Also know our general privacy policies in more detail in our legal notice.