What is a cookie?
A cookie is a little file of letters and numbers which downloads itself to your computer when you go on to certain web pages. Cookies allow a web page to recognise the navigator of a computer and do not contain or compile information. Cookies do not contain personal information which would allow them to identify you, unless you give it to them. Cookies are essential for the functioning of the internet, bringing innumerable benefits to the performance of interactive services, facilitating the navigation and use of our website. Below is information about different types of cookies.
Session cookies: these are temporary files which remain on your equipment only during the session navigating our webpage. Normally theses cookies are eliminated when the navigator closes. Persistent cookies: these files remain on your equipment beyond the navigation session (for example, if you go onto a webpage and return later, the webpage will recognise them and send a message of welcome). Persistent cookies allow this to happen.
Cookies used on www.apartup.com
- Cookies which are strictly necessary are those which allow correct navigation and ensure that the content of the webpage loads effectively. The cookie cookieAlertClosedFlag (which lasts one year) shows whether the computer accepts the direction of previous cookies. It allows computers to be recognised by a website so that whatever change you make, article you select or data you introduce, the page is remembered. The cookies are _atshc, submenuheader, _atshc, _atshc and loc
- Third-party cookies are used by social networks or for external add-ons of material. The cookies are reg_fb_ref and reg_fb_gate of facebook.com sessions, the cookies _twitter_sess, _twitter_sess, and nodocdom of twitter.com sessions, the cookies __utmc, __atuvs, __atuvc and PHPSESSID of sessions used by addthis.com. The persistent cookies of addthis.com are dt, di2, atgotcode, bt, ana_svc, uvc, km_uq, km_lv, km_ai, km_ab_cbp, user_segment, um, uit, sshs, ssh, ssc, siteaud, _conv_v, _conv_s, _conv_r y uid. The persistent cookies used by twitter are guest_id, eu_cn, dnt, twll and remember_checked_on. The persistent cookies used by facebook.com are lu, datr and locales.
- Analytical Cookies are cookies used by Google Analytics for analysis, investigation or statistics with the aim of improving the experience of a website. By means of these cookies it is possible to show what information is most relevant to your visitors. Examples are_utma (which lasts two years), _utmb (which lasts 30 minutes), _utmc (session cookie), _utmt (which lasts 10 minutes), _utmz (which lasts one day). The final objective is to identify the number of visitors, how long they spend on the site, the search engine they are using to reach the website, the key words used, the global use of the visitor, the content viewed on the website, as well as other measures of the traffic on the website, always collected anonymously. The web makes use of Google Analytics, an analysis service of Google, Inc. (“Google”). The analytical cookies used by twitter.com are _ga, __utmz, _utma, __utmv, __utmb and __utmc . The analytical cookies used by apartup.com for analysis are __utmc, _utma, __utmb and __utmz. The analytical cookies used by addthis.com are__utmz, __utmt, __utmc, __utmb, _utma, _gat and _ga.
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The object of this list of cookies is to help you recognise the cookies stored on your navigator when you visit our website or when you see our advertisements on other sites.
We have tried to include all the cookies which we use – both our own and those of our technological partners. However, please take into account that we sometimes get behind in updating the list. If you notice any discrepancy or believe that we have missed a cookie, please do not hesitate to let us know.
Is it safe to enable cookies? – Additional information
Yes. Remember that cookies cannot damage your equipment. Cookies are only little sequences of data and they cannot carry out any operation by themselves.
As an additional guarantee to what is written above, the recording of cookies can be the subject of your agreement during the installation or updating of the navigator which you use, and this agreement can be revoked at any time through the available options concerning configuration of contents and privacy.
If you would like to have more general information about cookies and how we manage them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org (this will open in a new page). Remember that we are not responsible for the content of external websites.
Management of cookies – how do you deactivate them?
All navigators allow changes to be made which deactivate the configuration of cookies. These settings are normally found in the "options" or "preferences" tabs on the menu of the navigator.
Below you can find the links of each navigator to deactivate cookies according to instructions: