What are cookies and why we use them

A cookie is a file that is downloaded to the user device to access certain web pages to store and retrieve information about the navigation made from that computer.

Cookies allow, among other things, store and retrieve information about user habits and decisions. In graficartprints.com we use to personalize the experience within our website and remember to identify registered users and ease of navigation.

Importantly, the use of cookies does not provide personal data of the user, since for graficartprints.com remains anonymous.

You can set your browser to not accept cookies, in which case the personalization of the experience does not apply although they can still access the contents of our web normally.

What kind of cookies uses this website?

Cookies, in terms of their permanence, may be divided into permanent or session cookies. The first expire when the user closes the browser. The second function expire when the purpose for which they serve (for example, to keep the user identified in the web graficartprints.com) or when manually deleted is met.

Additionally, depending on your goal, cookies may be classified as follows:

Performance cookies

This type of cookie remembers your preferences for the tools found in the services, so you do not have to reconfigure the service every time you visit. For example, in this type include:

Adjusting volume of audio or video players.

The transmission of video that are compatible with your browser.

Geolocation cookies

These cookies are used to find out which country a web or service requested. This cookie is completely anonymous and is only used to help guide the content of its location.

Log cookies

These cookies are generated once the user is registered or subsequently open its session, and are used to identify you and the web services with the following objectives:

Keep the identified user so that, if you close a service or web browser or computer and in another time or another day goes back into the service or website, you will be identified, thus facilitating navigation without identifying again. This functionality can be deleted if the user presses the feature ” Logout”, so this cookie is deleted and the next time you enter the website the user will have to log in to be connected.

Check whether the user is authorized to access certain services, such as access to a section only for registered users.

Additionally, some services may use third-party connectors such as Facebook, Twitter or Google. When the user logs in to a service with a social network credentials or third identification system, authorize the same to save a persistent cookie to remember your identity and ensures access to the site until it expires. You can delete this cookie and revoke access to the web via social networks or third parties identification system updating your preferences on specific social network.

Analytic cookies

Each time a user visits a Web Service or a tool from an external provider as Google Analytics generates an analytic cookie on the user’s device. This cookie is only generated in the visit, will in future visits to graficartprints.com to identify anonymous visitors. The main objectives to be achieved are:

Allow anonymous users identify boaters through the “Cookie” (identifies browsers and devices, not people) and hence the approximate counting number of visitors and their trend over time.

Anonymously identify the most visited content and therefore we know what is most attractive to users.

To know whether the accessing user is new or repeated visit.

Important: Unless the user decides to register on the website graficartprints.com, the cookie will never be linked to any personal data that can identify you. These cookies will only be used for statistical purposes to help optimize the user experience on the site.

How to disable cookies in your browser?

Most current browsers allow users to configure whether to accept cookies and which ones. These adjustments typically located on the ‘Options’ or ‘Preferences’ menu of your browser.

These are the instructions to set cookies in the major browsers:

Chrome: Settings -> Show Advanced Options -> Privacy -> Content Settings.

Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Settings.

Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings.

Safari: Preferences -> Security.