Cookies Policy

Our website blog.garrigues.com (the “Website”) uses technology called “cookies” to collect information about the use of the Website. We may use cookies to facilitate your browsing on the Website, distinguish you from other users and analyze your browsing habits on the Website.

The purpose of this cookies policy (the “Cookies Policy”) is to provide you clear and specific information on the cookies that are used on our Website.

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

A cookie is a text file that is downloaded on your device (computer or mobile device) for the purpose of storing data that can be updated and retrieved by the entity responsible for installing it.

The information compiled through cookies may include your IP address, date and time of visits to the Website, the pages viewed on our Website, the time spent on the Website and the websites viewed immediately before and after the Website, along with other browsing data. Therefore, cookies allow us to obtain information on your browsing habits.

TYPE OF COOKIES USED ON THE WEBSITE

When the owner of this Website uses its own cookies, your consent is not required because they are excluded from the scope of application of article 22.2 of Law 34/2002, of July 11, 2002, on information society services and e-commerce.

However, this Website also installs cookies that require the user’s consent. Information on the cookies may be found below:

ANALYTICS COOKIES

COOKIES PURPOSE OWNER DURATION
Google Analytics (_ga) These cookies are used to identify and distinguish a user. They store a unique and randomly-generated client identifier (client ID). They are used to calculate users’ interactions (visits, user data, sessions and campaigns) in order to optimize the services offered. Google 2 years
Google Analytics (_gid) These are used to identify the same user during a single day. Google 24 hours
Google Analytics (_gat) These are used to distinguish between the different trackers created in the session. The cookie is updated each time it sends data to Google Analytics. Google 1 minute

 

Our Website also uses the Google Analytics audience measurement system, a Google web analysis tool that helps us identify how our users interact with our Website.

Together with our server log files, it helps us to gauge the total number of users visiting our Website and to identify the most popular areas of the Website. Using the tool, we obtain information that can help us improve the browsing experience and provide a better service to users and clients.

A more detailed description of the types of cookies used by Google Analytics and their expiration can be found on the following Google website:  https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage?hl=en.

Moreover, if you interact with content on our Website (for example, by clicking on social network buttons or viewing videos housed on another website), third-party cookies may also be stored on your device. Third-party cookies are placed on your hard disk by a domain other than our Website. We cannot access data gathered through the cookies of other websites when you browse those websites.

CONSENT

By browsing on our Website, you consent to the use of the above-listed cookies, during the time periods shown and in the terms and conditions contained in this Cookies Policy.

DISABLING AND BLOCKING COOKIES

You can block or disable cookies at any time by changing your browser’s configuration. This will allow you to reject the installation of all or some cookies. Information on how to manage the use of cookies, depending on the browser used, can be found at these links:

Firefox

Chrome

Safari

Microsoft Edge

 

If you block cookies, you can still use our Website, but use of some services may be limited and therefore your user experience may be less satisfactory.

CHANGES TO THE COOKIES POLICY

We may update our Website’s Cookies Policy in the future. Therefore, we recommend that you review the policy each time you visit our Website to ensure you are duly informed of how and why we use cookies.

CONTACTS

If you have any queries, comments or suggestions about the Cookies Policy, please write to: [email protected].