What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files that are stored in your browser (like Google Chrome or Apple’s Safari) when you browse almost any website.
What the cookies are not?
A cookie is not a virus, Trojan, worm, spam, spyware and it doesn’t open pop-up windows.
What information does a cookie store?
Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about the user, such as credit card or bank account numbers, images, or personal information. The data they store includes technical data, statistics, personal preferences, content personalization, etc.
The web server does not relate the information to you as a person but to your web browser. As a matter of fact, if you usually browse with Chrome and then try to browse the same website with Firefox, you will notice that the website does not recognize you as the same user, as it actually relates the information to the browser and not to a person.
What type of cookies are there?
- Technical cookies: These are the most basic cookies that allow us to know whether the user is a human being or an automated application, an anonymous user or a registered one. These are basic functions in any dynamic website.
- Analytical cookies: They collect information on the way you use the website, the sections that you browse, the products that you look at, when you access the site, which language you choose, etc.
- Advertising cookies: They display advertisements based on your browsing habits, country, language, etc.
What are first-party and third-party cookies?
The first-party cookies are generated by the website you are visiting and the third-party cookies are generated by external services or providers such as MailChimp, Mailrelay, Facebook, Twitter, Google AdSense, etc.
What cookies does this website use?
This website uses both first-party and third-party cookies. We use the following types of cookies:
Personalization: The cookies offer information on the people and web pages you have interacted with in order to offer you relevant contents.
Preferences: The cookies help us to remember your settings and preferences, such as the default language and your privacy settings.
Security: The cookies are used to make your navigation safe.
This website uses analytical services, in this case, Google Analytics, to help the website to analyze the use of the website and to improve the site’s usability. A user cannot be identified based on this information. Google Analytics is an analytical service provided by Google, Inc. Please check this website for more information about the cookies used by Google.
Social media cookies may be stored in your browser when you visit https://temislaw.ch, for instance, if you share contents of the website through a social network. Please check the websites of these third parties for more information about their cookies.
Can I delete the cookies?
Yes, and not only delete, but to block them, either generally or specifically from certain sites. To delete the cookies from a specific website, go to your browser settings and identify the cookies related to that website and remove them.
- Cookie settings in Google Chrome
- Cookie settings in Apple Safari
- Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
- Cookie settings in Mozilla Firefox
You may disable Google Analytics tracking with this browser add-on provided by Google.
More information about cookies
For further information regarding local regulations on cookies please see the guide “Guía sobre el uso de las cookies” by the Spanish Data Protection Agency (Agencia Española de Protección de Datos). To learn more about cookies on the internet, please see http://www.aboutcookies.org/