Downloading this type of items, they are the ability to gather information from the user activity and it has implications regarding your privacy.
What is a cookie?
Cookies are small files that is downloaded to your computer when you browse web sites. A simple example would be when you enter the page of a web-based email like Gmail account, Outlook or Yahoo Mail.
Cookies allow a website to recognize a user’s browser and do not contain or collect information. They are used, for example, to maintain an authenticated user in one counts as the former without its being necessary to authenticate whenever you access your account. Another example is the advertising where based on ads that the user has previously visited, they are trying to offer more relevant ads.
We use the following types of cookies in DietKetosis.com:
First party cookies: they are strictly necessary cookies. Allow user interaction through the web site using all its functions. (Duration between 23 days and three months).
Cookies of performance and analysis: are cookies used for analysis and statistics that improve the web site experience. Through the use of these cookies you can display more relevant information to visitors. (Duration between 100 days and 1 year).
Membership cookies: as a web site with affiliate links, This type of cookie allows the affiliation company to detect that a client of his proceeds from this site.
Advertising cookies: are cookies used by the advertising elements on the web (Google AdSense).
Likewise, Google Analytics enabled in the web site domain called cookies:
“__utma”: is necessary for the functioning of Google Analytics and it has an expiry period of 2 years.
“__utmz”: It is used for the visit location, i.e., from where and how has the user reached our web and expires in 6 months).
The goal is to collect statistics: the number of visits, consultation period, the search engine used to access the web site, the used keywords, the visitors global location, the visited contents in the web site, as well as other traffic parameters on the web site, ever since the anonymity.
Google stores this information collected by cookies so that it does not identify any user. Your IP address is not associated with any other information which is available. In addition, Google Inc is a company that is attached to the Safe Harbor Agreement. This agreement ensures that the transferred data will be treated in accordance with the levels of protection of European legislation. For more information about Google Analytics you can contact at the following link.
How to disable cookies?
All browsers allow you to make changes that allow you to disable the setting of cookies. These settings are located in the « options » or « Preferences » from your menu browser.
We offer you the links with instructions for various browsers where you’ll see how to disable cookies.
However, Remember that disabling cookies means losing functionality in many websites.
If you do not wish to be tracked by cookies, Google has developed a plug-in to install on your browser that you can access in the following link.