What is a cookie?

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file, which is sent to your computer or mobile device while you are visiting a website and which is saved to your computer or mobile device by the website when you open the website. On every subsequent visit cookies are transferred back to the source website or another website, which recognises this cookie. Cookies work as the respective website's memory, enabling the website to remember your computer or mobile device on subsequent visits, as well as cookies can remember your settings or make the use of the website more comfortable.

Additional information about cookies, as well as how to manage or delete them, is available at: www.aboutcookies.org.

 

For what purpose do we use cookies?

"Colemont FKB Latvia" SIA (hereafter – Controller) website www.colemontfkb.lv uses cookies to:

  • remember whether you have already agreed that this website uses cookies;

  • analyse visitors' activities on the website (time of connection, duration, most viewed sections).

Information related to cookies is not used to identify your person.

Cookies on the website of "Colemont FKB Latvia" SIA are only used for the purpose indicated in this Cookie Policy.

 

Google Analytics

The cookies set up on the "Colemont FKB Latvia" SIA website are created by the "Google Analytics" program developed by "Google Inc". The purpose of using "Google Analytics" cookies is to improve the quality of content and to adapt the content of the "Colemont FKB Latvia" SIA website to visitors' needs. For this purpose the standard log entry information (time of connection, duration, IP address) and anonymous information about your activities on the website is collected.

The information created by these cookies about your usage of the website is sent to "Google" servers abroad (which may not be located in Latvia or the European Union) and saved there. In accordance with "Google Inc." Terms of Service (https://www.google.com/intl/lv/policies/terms/) and "Google Analytics" Terms of Service (http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html) Google will use the above information to evaluate your use of the website and to prepare overviews about visitors' activities on the website for the needs of "Colemont FKB Latvia" SIA.

Your IP address, using IP anonymization (by deleting the last object of your IPv4 address, as well as setting the last 80 bits of the IPv6 address to zero in the memory) in the territory of the European Union or the European Economic Area is shortened and only in exceptional cases can it be transferred for processing in the "Google" servers located in the United States of America.

"Colemont FKB Latvia" SIA will not use and will not allow any third party to use cookies to find or collect any identifiable personal information about the visitors of the www.colemontfkb.lv website.

You can opt out of "Google Analytics" cookies by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

 

Cookies used on the www.colemontfkb.lv website:

Cookie name

Purpose of use

Processing duration

_utma

The cookie registers the first visit (unique visit) and the last visit (unique visit) ("Google Analytics" cookie)

2 years from creation

_utmb

Cookies work in pairs, allowing the duration of a visit to be calculated.

_utmb registers the precise time when the user starts using the website, but _utmc – the time when the user stops using the website ("Google Analytics" cookie)

until the end of the session

_utmc

30 minutes, if no new website visits are registered within this period

_utmz

The cookie shows where the user has arrived from (search, link in a different website, by entering the address in the browser's address field, etc.) ("Google Analytics" cookie)

6 months from creation

_ga

Used to determine the unique visitors of the website, by assigning a randomly generated identifier to each user ("Google Analytics" cookie)

2 years from creation

_gid

Used to determine the unique visitors of the website ("Google Universal Analytics" cookie)

24 hours from creation

 

How does one manage or delete cookies?

You can manage or delete cookies by choice. Learn more: https://www.aboutcookies.org/. You can delete all cookies on your computer and most browsers can be set to block cookie creation on the computer. However, in this case you will manually have to adjust the settings when you visit a website; furthermore, there is chance that some services and features may not work.

Additional information about cookies, including the types of cookies set up on your computer or mobile device and how to manage or delete them, is available at: https://www.aboutcookies.org/.

 

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