Cookie Policy

This page describes the cookie policy of our website www.youphysics.education

What are cookies

Cookies are small files that can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient. They have an essential role for the numerous services provided by websites.
Among others, they allow a website to store and retrieve information about the user’s browsing habits and, depending on the information obtained, they can be used to identify the user and improve the service offered.

Types of cookies

Cookies can be classified in many different ways. For instance depending on the entity that manages the domain from which the cookies are sent:

  • First-party cookies: those that are created and managed by the website the user is visiting.
  • Third-party cookies: those that are created or managed by a website different from the one the user is visiting.

Another way for classifying the cookies is according to the period of time they remain stored in the client’s web browser:

  • Session cookies: they contain information that is stored in a temporary memory location and then subsequently deleted after the session is completed or the web browser is closed. They are designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page, for instance a list of products in a shopping cart.
  • Persistent Cookies: they are stored as text files on the end user device and have an expiration date between a few minutes or up to a few years.

Finally, there is another classification according to the purpose for which the data is obtained:

    • Process cookies: they help make websites work and deliver services that the website visitor expects, like navigating around web pages or accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, a website cannot function properly.
    • Preference cookies: they allow websites to remember information that changes the way the site behaves or looks, such as the preferred language or the end user region.
    • Analytics cookies: they allow website editors to analyze the use of the website. The information obtained from theses cookies is used to measure the websites activity (how often website visitors navigate from a page to another one for instance) and allows editors to improve their websites.
    • Advertising cookies: they allow an efficient management of the advertising spaces on the website.
    • behavioral advertising cookies: they store information about the website visitors behavior by observing their browsing habits. It can be used to develop a more personalised advertising profile.

  • Cookies from external social networks: they allow visitors to interact with the different social platforms (Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc …) and they are only generated for the users of these social networks. The conditions of use of these cookies and the information collected is regulated by the privacy policy of the corresponding social platform.

How to manage cookies on your browser

You can allow, block or remove the cookies installed by a website at any time using the web browser settings. But if you block or remove cookies some of the website services may stop to work properly. The way to disable cookies is different for each browser, but it can usually be done from the Tools, Options or Settings menu. You can find out more about managing cookies in your browser of choice by consulting the browser’s Help menu. Using these settings visitors may at any time choose the cookies they want to allow on this website.

You can find out more about managing cookies in your browser of choice by visiting one of the pages below:

Cookies used by www.youphysics.education

This website uses the following cookies:

  • Preference cookies:
    • cookieconsent_status
      • Duration: 1 year
      • Description: Cookie used to identify if the visitor has accepted the cookie policy in order not to show the policy popup window in every page.
  • Third party Analytics Cookies
    • _ga
      • Duration: 1 year
      • Description: It is created by Google Analytics and is used to distinguish users. It has been configured to anonymize your IP address when you use the pages of this website so that it can not be used to identify you. Google stores the information collected by this cookie on servers located in the United States, complying with European legislation regarding personal data protection and undertakes not to share this information with third parties, except when required by law or if it is necessary for the operation of the system. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You can obtain more information about the cookies used by Google Analytics by visiting this page:
        https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gtagjs/cookie-usage?hl=en
    • _gid
      • Duration: 24 hours
      • Description: It is created by Google Analytics and is used to distinguish users. It has been configured to anonymize your IP address when you use the pages of this website so that it can not be used to identify you. Google stores the information collected by this cookie on servers located in the United States, complying with European legislation regarding personal data protection and undertakes not to share this information with third parties, except when required by law or if it is necessary for the operation of the system. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You can obtain more information about the cookies used by Google Analytics by visiting this page:
        https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gtagjs/cookie-usage?hl=en
    • _gat
      • Duration: 1 minute
      • Description: It is created by Google Analytics and is used to throttle request rate. It has been configured to anonymize your IP address when you use the pages of this website so that it can not be used to identify you. Google stores the information collected by this cookie on servers located in the United States, complying with European legislation regarding personal data protection and undertakes not to share this information with third parties, except when required by law or if it is necessary for the operation of the system. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You can obtain more information about the cookies used by Google Analytics by visiting this page:
        https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gtagjs/cookie-usage?hl=en

Social Network Cookies

This site provides buttons to share www.youphysics.education pages on social networks but it does not have access to the user’s profile nor to the content shared at any time. These social networks use cookies that can be stored in the end user’s browser. The user’s attention is drawn to the fact that these sites have their own privacy policies and general conditions of use that may differ from this site. We invite you to consult the privacy policies and general conditions of use of these sites. The following links are provided for information:

Acceptance of the Cookie Policy

www.youphysics.education assumes that you accept the use of cookies. You can however access the Cookie Acceptance window using a button at the bottom of every page.

From this window you can carry out the following actions:

    • Accept cookies closes the cookie window and does not display it anymore during your connection to www.youphysics.education except if you click the Cookies Policy button at the bottom of the pages.
    • Access the cookies policy displays www.youphysics.education’s cookie policy with information about the cookies used in this website and how to change your web browser’s configuration.
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