A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer to access certain web pages. Cookies allow a website, among other things, to store and retrieve information about browsing habits of a user or your computer, depending on the information they contain and the way you use your computer, can be used to recognize the user.
What types of cookies does SAILWIZ use?
- To only allow communication between the user team and the network.
- To strictly provide a service explicitly requested by the user.
- From «entry of user» .
- For authentication or identification of user (only in session).
- For user security .
- For multimedia player session.
- For session to balance the charge.
- For customization of the user interface.
- In complement (plug-in) to exchange social content.
So, this type of cookie is exempt from compliance with the obligations set out in article 22.2 of the LSSI (known as the "law of cookies"), so it is not necessary to inform or obtain the consent of its use.
 Cookies of session and user entry are often used to track user actions when filling out online forms on multiple pages, or with shopping for tracking items the user has selected by pressing a button.
 For example, cookies are used to detect repeated failed attempts when connecting to a website.
Types of cookies depending on the entity that manages them
Depending on who the entity is operating the computer or domain from which cookies are sent and the data obtained is treated, we can distinguish:
- Owned cookies: those that are sent to the final user's computer from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself and from which it provides the service requested by the user.
- Third party cookies: those that are sent to the final computer of the user from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor, but by another entity which treats data obtained via cookies.
Types of cookies according to the length of time they remain activated
According to the length of time they remain activated in the final computer we can distinguish:
- Session cookies: they are a type of cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page. They are often used to store information only with interest in keeping it for the service requested by the user on one occasion (ex. a list of products purchased).
- Persistent cookies: they are a type of cookies in which data are stored in the terminal and can be accessed and treated for a defined period of time by the owners of the cookie, and that can last from a few minutes to several years.
Types of cookies by purpose
According to the purpose for which the data collected through cookies are processed, we can distinguish between:
- Technical cookies: they are those that allow the user to navigate through a website, platform or application and use of different options or services that exist to, for example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access parts of restricted access, remember the elements of an order, process the buying of an order, make the request for registration or participation in an event, use security features while browsing store content for broadcast video or sound or share content via social networks.
- Personalization cookies: they are those that allow the user to access the service with some general predefined features depending on a number of criteria in the user terminal, an example would be the language, the type of browser through which it gets access to the service, the location from which you access the service, etc.
- Analysis cookies: they are those that allow the owner the monitoring and analysis of the user's behavior on the websites to which they are linked. The information gathered through such cookies is used in measuring the activity of websites, application or platform sites and profiling of user navigation of these sites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements based on analysis of usage data that the users of the service make.
With regard to the processing of data collected through the analysis cookies, the working party of article 29 has stated that, although they are not exempted from the duty to obtain informed consent for their use, consent is unlikely to pose a risk for user privacy provided that they are first party cookies, treating aggregate data with a strictly statistical purpose, which provides information on their use and includes the ability for users to express their refusal on their use.
- Advertising cookies: they are those that enable the management of advertising spaces, in the most efficient way possible, where appropriate, that the editor has included on a website, application or platform from which it is providing the requested service based on criteria such as the edited content or the frequency in which ads are displayed.
- Behavioral advertising cookies: they are those that enable the management of advertising spaces in the most efficient way possible, where appropriate, that the editor has included on a website, application or platform from which it is providing the requested service. These cookies store information on user behavior obtained through continued observation of their browsing habits, allowing the development of a specific profile to display ads in the same way.
Management of cookies
You can allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by configuring the browser options installed on your computer.
Management of cookies for different browsers: