26 February 2019
The table below summarises the different types of cookie we use on Site, together with their respective purpose and duration (i.e. how long each cookie will remain on your device).
Cookies are small files which are stored on your computer. Usually they do not contain much information except for the url of the website that created the cookie, the duration of the cookie's abilities and effects, and a random number. Cookies are designed in order to keep data specific to a particular user and website. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your email address or other personal information unless you voluntarily choose to provide this information, for example, registering on our Site.
On the vigu.guide website can be used "session cookies", "persistent cookies" and “third party cookies”:
Session cookie, functionality type. Keeps the information about the user’s country (which identifies according to IP).
On the Site it is used in slideshow on the main page in order to determine and show specific pictures on the basis of user’s location.
Session cookie, functionality type. Keeps user’s language, which identifies according to HTTP AcceptLangage (language, set up by the browser’s settings) or according to language selection made by user manually in the Site’s menu.
This cookie is used in order to identify the user’s language.
Session cookie, functionality type. Keeps specific order of slides in a slideshow.
It is used in order to keep the order of slides: a user can continue watching pictures from that one he stopped.
Session cookies are temporary cookies that remain on your device until you leave the vigu.guide site.
Session cookie, necessary type. This is a session identifier, service parameter.
Session cookie, functionality type. It is a session identifier, which is created at the client’s side.
It is used as a namespace for two more parameters (below) of the session. It is generated automatically.
Session cookie, functionality type. It is a flag, which shows if a user finished to watch the slideshow.
It is used in order to identify if we should continue to show the the slideshow or to stop on the current slide.
Session cookie, functionality type. This cookie is a number of a current slide in a slideshow.
It is used in order to continue the slideshow with a correct slide (in cases when the page is reloaded).
There are 4 cookies of the third party on the Site, all of them are generated by Google Analytics.
Persistent cookie. It is remaining on your device during 2 years since it was installed or updated.
Persistent cookie. It is remaining on your device during 30 minutes since it was installed or updated.
Session cookie. It is remaining until you close the browser.
Not used in Google Analytics. Set for interoperability with urchin.js (currently deprecated Google software for site analysis). Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
Persistent cookie. It is is remaining on your device during 6 months since it was installed or updated.
For more details about Google Analytics cookies please read here.
Most internet browsers have as a default setting to accept cookies automatically. You can change the settings to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device.
You can manage the cookies easily. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to adjust or change your browser settings.
If you disable the cookies that we use, this may impact your surfing through vigu.guide. For instance, you may not be able to visit certain areas of an vigu.guide Site or you may not receive personalised information when you visit the Site.
If you use different devices to view and access the Site (e.g. your laptop, PC, smartphone, tablet etc) you will need to ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.