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About coockies

A cookie is a file that is downloaded to the user's device when accessing certain web pages in order to store and retrieve information about the navigation that takes place from that computer.

Cookies allow this website, among other things, to store and retrieve information about user decisions and habits. At ASU Fieldwork, we use cookies to learn about our users' visits and to improve our website.

It is important to note that the use of cookies does not provide personal data of the user. The user can also configure his or her browser not to accept the use of cookies.

Types of cookies

Depending on the entity that manages the domain from which the cookies are sent and processes the data obtained, two types can be distinguished: own cookies and third party cookies.

There is also a second classification according to the length of time they remain stored in the client's browser. These may be session cookies or persistent cookies.

Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data obtained is processed: technical cookies, personalisation cookies, analysis cookies, advertising cookies and behavioural advertising cookies.

Cookies used on the ASU Fieldwork website

ASU Fieldwork uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service developed by Google, which allows the measurement and analysis of web page navigation. According to the above mentioned typology, these are own, session and analysis cookies.

Through web analytics, information is obtained regarding the number of users accessing the website, the number of pages viewed, the frequency and repetition of visits, their duration, the browser used, the operator providing the service, the language, the terminal used, or the city to which their IP address is assigned. Information that enables a better and more appropriate service by this portal.

Finally, the technical cookie is downloaded to manage the user's consent to the use of cookies on the website, in order to remember those users who have accepted them and those who have not.

How to change cookie settings

Most browsers currently allow users to configure whether they wish to accept cookies and which ones. These settings are usually found in the "options" or "preferences" menu of your browser.

Here are the instructions for setting cookies in the main browsers:

  • Chrome: Settings -> Show advanced options -> Privacy -> Content settings For more information, see Google support or browser Help.
  • Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Settings. For more information, you can consult Mozilla support or the browser's Help.
  • Internet Explorer: Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings. For more information, you can consult Microsoft's support or the browser's Help.
  • Safari: Preferences -> Security. For more information, you can consult Apple's support or the browser's Help.