What are Cookies?
Cookies are small files or devices of generalized use that are installed in the user’s browser in order to store, retrieve or update data. They allow the person in charge of a website to know the preferences of the users when browsing their website and to personalize the services offered based on those preferences.
In CFM we use our own and third-party cookies that allow us to perform usage and measurement analysis to ensure that our websites work correctly and to improve our services.
The third-party cookies used to obtain information about visits, measure and analyze web browsing and customize some services, are owned by Google Analytics, Google, Google Maps and YouTube. CFM such as Google Analytics, Google, Google Maps and YouTube, have access to the data collected by the devices, property of the latter.
Types of Cookies
Depending on their purpose, the cookies can be:
Technical cookies: they are necessary for navigation. Without them the page would not work properly (“user input” cookies for online shopping baskets, media player session, etc.).
Personalization or configuration cookies: allow the page to recognize the user’s language, font size, etc.
Security cookies: prevent or hinder attacks against the website or its users.
Analysis cookies: they allow to measure the activity of the users and to elaborate navigation statistics.
Advertising cookies: manage the frequency and content of the ads.
Behavioral advertising cookies: store information about users to show them personalized advertising.
If you wish to eliminate cookies that are already established in your terminal, you can do so from your browser. You will find the way to do it by going to the help menu of your browser where the steps to proceed with its removal are established.
For more information:
Internet Explorer: https: //support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Mozilla Firefox: https: //support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-loeschen-daten-von-websites-entfernen
Google Chrome: https: //support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647? Co = GENIE.Platform% 3DDesktop & hl = de
Safari: https: //support.apple.com/kb/PH21411? Locale = de_DE
Cookies we use
There are different types of cookies on our website and they are used for different purposes. Below, we list the various cookies we use.
PHPSESSID: This cookie is an identifier of the PHP SESSION and is used to monitor and control the maintenance of the same and also ensures that its variables are stored on the web server. This cookie is essential for the operation of the website and expires at the end of the session.
Third party cookies
This type of cookies are those that are created and managed by third parties, that is, they are those that establish other domains than the website that is being visited. (Various cookies perform different functions):
Utma: This cookie must be set in a mandatory way for the correct functioning of Google Analytics, and it is a persistent cookie that expires after 2 years.
Utmb: It is used to know the time the user spends on our page and the number of pages he visits, or what is the same as the visits / sessions of the visits last. By default this cookie expires after 30 minutes.
Utmc: This cookie is used in conjunction with __utmb to know if a new session is established for the user. This cookie expires when the browser is closed, so if the user enters and this cookie does not exist, a new session must be set.
Utmz: This cookie is used to make the attribution of the visit, that is from where and how the user has arrived at our website. It has a default duration of 6 months.
Zlcmid: Stores a user ID to be able to maintain a chat session. Persistent.
Utmv: This parameter can be set by us to distinguish visits, for example to know the visits of registered or unregistered users.