Cookies Policy

Cookies Policy2019-01-14T09:41:53+00:00

By means of this Cookies Policy, NIMGenetics Genómica y Medicina, S.L. (hereinafter, “NIMGENETICS”) provides information regarding the use of data storage and recovery mechanisms on Users’ devices.

1.- What are cookies?

Cookies are files or data packages which are downloaded onto the User’s computer/smartphone/tablet when they access certain websites and applications. They are able to store the User’s browsing preferences, making the interaction between the User and the Website faster and easier.

The data collected by cookies is anonymous and does not contain any sensitive information, as cookies do not collect data that could personally identify the User. In all cases, the User is able to access their browser settings to change and/or block the installation of cookies sent from the Website, without this preventing access to the content.

2.- What are cookies used for?

This Website uses cookies or other information storage and recovery mechanisms to monitor the interactions between the User and the services offered on the Website.

Cookies are used to recognise the User’s browser and the type of device from which they access the Website, making it possible to improve future visits and make the Website more useful.

NIMGENETICS uses cookies to:

  1. Optimise the User’s browsing by monitoring the session.
  1. Collect information to optimise browsing and improve the Websit.

3.- Types of cookies used on the Website

The Website uses the following types of cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are essential for providing the service or content requested by the User. They deal with technical aspects such as identifying records, managing usage preferences, interaction and location of access to content.

Name

Purpose

Expiry

Supplier

PHPSESSID

This cookie is used to distinguish users and sessions.

Session

WordPress

_icl_current_language

This Cookie stores the language to be displayed.

When the user close the browser

WooCommerce

_wcml_dashboard_currency

This cookie is used to determine the currency.

When the user close the browser

WooCommerce

woocommerce_cart_hash

This Cookie is used to store the hash of the shopping cart.

When the user close the browser

WooCommerce

woocommerce_items_in_cart

This Cookie is used to store the products of the shopping cart.

When the user close the browser

WooCommerce

gdpr[allowed_cookies]

This cookie is used to distinguish users who have accepted cookies.

1 year

WordPress

  • Functional cookies: These cookies provide the User with information that enhances their browsing experience. For example, showing a location-specific weather forecast.
  • Statistical analysis cookies: These cookies collect information regarding the use of the Website, such as how long the User stays on a page and the content they view, for the purpose of measuring performance and enhancing browsing.

The main purposes of this type of cookies are:

  • To allow anonymous identification of Users and therefore calculate the approximate number of visitors.
  • To anonymously identify the content that receives the most views.
  • To know whether the User is a new or repeat visitor.

The analytical cookies used on the Website are detailed below:

Name

Purpose

Expiry

Supplier

__utma

This cookie is used to distinguish between users and sessions.

2 years

Google Analytics

__utmz

This cookie identifies the source or campaign that has brought the User to the website.

6 months

Google Analytics

__utmb

This cookie is used to identify new sessions or visits.

Session

Google Analytics

_ga

This cookie is used to distinguish between users.

2 years

Google Analytics

_gat

This cookie is used to limit the percentage of requests.

1 minute

Google Analytics

_gid

This cookie is used to distinguish between users.

24 hours

Google Analytics

  • Personalised advertising cookies: These cookies obtain information on the User’s browsing for the purpose of managing advertising space and offering more relevant, better quality content tailored to the User’s tastes.

4.- How can cookies be disabled?

The cookies that are not essential for browsing the Website can be disabled in the Website’s settings.

These settings can be found at the bottom of the Website. In addition, all browsers allow you to change their settings to disable cookies.

The reason why most browsers offer the possibility of managing cookie settings is to offer a more precise control over privacy.

These settings can be found under “options” or “preferences” in your browser’s menu.

Here are the links to each browser’s instructions on how to disable cookies:

  • Internet Explorer (https://goo.gl/iU2wh2)
    • Click on the Tool button and select “Internet options”.
    • Next, select the “Privacy” tab.
    • You can change your privacy settings by using the slider with six positions that allows you to control the amount of cookies to be installed: Block all cookies, high, medium-high, medium (default level), low and accept all cookies.
  • Mozilla Firefox (https://goo.gl/QXWYmv)
    • At the top of the Firefox window, click on “Tools”.
    • Select “Options”.
    • Select the “Privacy and Security” panel.
    • Firefox then allows you to establish personalised settings to control tracking and other aspects related to privacy.
  • Google Chrome (https://goo.gl/fQnkSB)
    • Click on the menu located on the toolbar.
    • Select “Settings”.
    • Click on “Advanced”.
    • Under “Privacy and Security”, click on “Content settings”.
    • Under “Cookies”, you can then change the options.
  • Safari (https://goo.gl/PcjEm3; https://goo.gl/dQywEo)
    • Go to the settings menu and select “Preferences”.
    • Click on the “Privacy” tab.
    • Select the option you want in the “Block cookies and other website data” section.
    • Remember that after disabling cookies, some of the functions offered by the Website may be unavailable.

If you don’t want to be tracked by cookies, Google has developed an opt-out browser add-on which you can access at the following link: https://goo.gl/up4ND.

5.- Cookies on mobile devices

The Website also uses cookies or other storage devices on mobiles.

The cookies that are not essential for browsing the Website can be disabled in the “Cookie settings” section.

These settings can be found at the bottom of the Website. Furthermore, just like computer browsers, mobile browsers allow you to change your privacy options or settings to disable or delete cookies.

If you wish to change your privacy settings, follow the specific instructions provider by your mobile device’s browser developer.

Here are some links with information on how to change your mobile device’s privacy settings:

6.- Allowing cookies

This Website does not install our cookies until Users have accepted their installation on their devices.

Please note that if you do not accept the installation of cookies or if you disable certain cookies in your settings, certain services may be unavailable. You may also be unable to access certain services or take full advantage of everything that our Website has to offer.

We also inform you that the information contained in this Cookies Policy may be changed or updated, either on the initiative of NIMGENETICS or the Spanish Data Protection Agency, which may issue instructions or recommendations on the cookies that need to be changed in this Policy.