ATES uses cookies to improve the experience of visitors to our websites and has published a new cookies policy. It explains what cookies are and how we use them on our websites.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small files, made up of a chain of letters and numbers, sometimes located on your computer by web page servers. They allow the website owner to distinguish you from other users of the site. Cookies cannot be executed as code and do not incorporate viruses that allow us to access your hard disk. In this way, we are not able to access the information on your hard drive, even if cookies are stored on it.

How/why do we use cookies?

Data generated through cookies on ATES web pages can be used for various purposes, including the following:

    • For strictly necessary uses: These cookies are essential for you to navigate the website and use its functions, such as access to secure areas of the website, remember the items on your shopping list, Purchase Order stage status.

    • Performance: Cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for example, pages that visitors visit more often and receive error messages. These cookies are used to improve a website in future versions, improve the user experience, improve the functioning of the website reducing the time it takes to load the pages you visit.

    • Functionality: These cookies allow the website to remember decisions that you make by accessing it, such as your username or language and providing a better user experience, ensuring that the web page is consistent, ensuring your security when log in

    • Targeting or advertising: These cookies are used to deliver content that is most relevant to you and your interests



We do not allow third parties to advertise on our website, but we cannot control advertisers who are allowed by Internet service providers (ISPs) to advertise while you browse the Internet.


What types of cookies we use?

EThis Website uses both temporary session cookies (Session cookies) and permanent cookies (Persistent cookies). Session cookies store data only while the user accesses the Web and persistant cookies store the data in the terminal to be accessed and used in more than one session.

Per the purpose for which the data obtained through the cookies are processed, the Website may use:

Technical Cookies
Those cookies that allow the user to navigate through the web page or application and the use of the different options or services that exist in it. For instance, controlling the traffic and communication of data, identifying the session, accessing the restricted access Website parts, remembering the elements that put up an order, applying for registration or participation in an event, using security features during the Navigation and store contents for the broadcast of videos and/or sound.

Customizing Cookies
Those cookies that allow the user to access the service with some general characteristics predefined in his terminal or that the user himself defines. For example, the language, the type of browser through which accesses the service, the content design selected, the geolocation of the terminal and the regional configuration from which the service is accessed.

Advertising Cookies
Cookies that allow the effective management of advertising spaces that have been included in the website or application from which the service is provided. They allow the content of the advertisement to be adjusted so that it is relevant to the user and to avoid displaying ads that the user has already seen.

Statistical analysing cookies
Those that allow the monitoring and analysis of the behaviour of users in Web sites. The information collected through this type of cookies is used in the measurement of the activity of the websites, application or platform and for the elaboration of navigation profiles of the users of said sites, to introduce improvements in the service in function of data usage that users make.

Third-party cookies
Some third-party cookies can be installed on some web pages that allow you to manage and improve the services offered. For example, Google Analytics statistical services.

Applied Cookies

Cookie ownership

Name

Purposes

Type

Duration

Google Analytics

__utma

This cookie is usually set during the first visit. If the cookie is deleted manually, it will be reset on the next visit with new ID. In most cases this cookie is used to determine unique visitors to our website and is updated on each page accessed.

Third-party

2 Years

Google Analytics

__utmb

This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session on our website. When a user visits a page on our site, the Google Analytics code attempts to update this cookie.

Third-party

30 Minutes

Google Analytics

__utmc

This cookie used to operate along with the __utmb cookie to determine if a new session should be established for the user. Nowadays it is not used but it is still here to maintain backward compatibility with codes theurchin.js and ga.js. Session Cookie-

Third-party

Session ending

Google Analytics

__utmt

This cookie is not, usually, present unless the setVar () option is used in the Google Analytics code. The __utmt cookie passes the information to the setVar () method, which creates a specific segment for the users.

Third-party

2 Years

Google Analytics

__utmz

This cookie stores information from references used by the user to reach the website, either directly, a reference link, a web search, an advertising campaign or by email. This cookie calculates the traffic coming from web search engines, marketing campaigns and navigation through our site.

Third-party

6 Months

Cookie de Wordpress

PHPSESSID

This cookie is used by the encrypted PHP language to allow the SESSION variables to be stored on the web server. This cookie is essential for the web performace

Ours

Session Ending


Cookies Management

The user has the option to allow, block or delete cookies installed on the computer by configuring the installed browser options:

To adjust cookie-related permissions on Google Chrome browser:
- Click on the menu in the toolbar.
- Select Settings.
- Click on the menu in the toolbar.
- Click Show Advanced Options.
- In the "Privacy" section click on the Content Settings button.
- In the "Cookies" section one can configure the options.


To adjust cookie-related permissions on Mozilla Firefox browser:
- At the top of the Firefox window click on the Tools menu.
- Select Options.
- Select the Privacy panel.
- In the Firefox option you can choose Use a custom setting for the history to configure the options.

* More Information on cookies on Mozilla Firefox.

To adjust cookie-related permissions on Internet Explorer browser
* More information on cookies on Internet Explorer.

One can learn more about how to manage cookies by using the 'Help' feature of your browser, or you can visit www.aboutcookies.org which provides detailed information on managing cookies in the most popular browsers.

In some browsers, specific rules can be configured to manage cookies per website, which provides more precise control over privacy. This means that you can disable cookies from all sites except those you trust.