Cookies management

The Site uses the cookie types below:

  • Internal cookies or third-party cookies

    In the same way, all of the cookies implemented via the Site are either internal cookies included by the Site or third-party cookies included by third-party sites.

  • Session cookies or persistent cookies

    All of the cookies implemented via the Site are either session cookies or persistent cookies. The session cookies are used to temporarily store information for the duration of Customers” browsing sessions on the Site and are deleted when Customers leave the Site. In contrast, persistent cookies are used to store for a defined period of time, certain information obtained at the time of Customers visiting the Site in order to reuse this information at the time of subsequent visits.

    Cookie name Type Description
    _ga persistent Google Analytics: measures Site traffic: expires after 2 years
    _gid session Google Analytics: measures Site traffic: expires after 24 hours
  • Cookies strictly necessary for the Site to work

    These cookies are necessary for browsing the Site and using some of the Site’s functionalities, such as access to secure pages. These cookies do not collect Customers” personal information that may be used for the purpose of storing the websites visited or marketing purposes.

  • Performance cookies to measure Site traffic

    These cookies collect information on how Customers use the Site. In particular, they are used to identify the pages that Customers browse most frequently. These cookies do not collect Customers” personal information. All the information is anonymous. These cookies are only used to enable GDOC to optimise the Site’s operation.

  • Functional cookies to customise browsing or use certain Site functionalities

    These cookies remember the choices made by Customers (e.g.: language) and enable the customisation of browsing. They may also enable the use of certain functionalities.

  • Targeting cookies

    These cookies are used to display adverts or messages that may interest Customers. Targeting cookies related to the Site are implemented by third parties.

    Third parties Cookie name Type Description
    Google _utmv / _utmz/ _utma / _utmb / _utmc Persistent cookies These cookies are used to implement the Google Analytics service.
    Google PREF Persistent cookie This cookie is used for the Google service.

    The Site uses the Google Analytics tool that involves the use of cookies by Google to identify Customers, their visits to the Site and the sites previously visited. The processing of this information by the Google Analytics tool provides GDOC with statistics on Site use. These cookies are beyond the control of GDOC. For further information on the use of these cookies and Google’s privacy rules, please use the following links: www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads and www.google.com/policies/privacy

  • Settings

    Customers may configure their browsers to remove the cookies already installed on their devices, to ensure that they are asked to accept or refuse the installation of individual cookies or to automatically accept or refuse all cookies for certain sites or all sites. However, refusing the use of cookies may prevent certain Site functionalities from working. The cookie management settings vary between browsers. Instructions on this for the most common browsers are available by clicking on the links below:

For further information on cookies and how to configure your browser, please visit the following site: www.allaboutcookies.org.