What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and used by the site to improve the "user experience" when reusing the same site.
What are we using cookies for?
This site uses different types of cookies.
Google Analytics is an easy-to-use tool that helps site owners analyze user interaction with site content. When a user views the webpages, Google Analytics provides site owners with Java Script tags (libraries) to record information about a page viewed by the user, such as the URL of the page. Java Script libraries use HTTP cookies to "remember" what the user has done on the pages of the site.
Important: Google Analytics does not store any personal information about site visitors.
analytics.js uses the following cookies:
_ga with a validity period of 2 years - for recognizing unique users;
_gat with a 10-minute validity period to measure site requests.
determining which domain to "measure";
Measuring site requests
memorizing the number and time of previous visits;
storing information about the traffic source;
determining the beginning and end of a session;
Types of cookies used by ga.js Java Script Library:
__utma with a 2-year validity period - used for unique users and sessions. The cookie is updated (including its expiration date) every time information is sent to Google Analytics;
__utmt with a 10-minute validity period - used to measure site requests;
__utmb with a 30-minute validity period - used to define new sessions / visits. The cookie is updated (including its expiration date) every time information is sent to Google Analytics;
__utmz with a validity period of 6 months - keeps information on how the user has reached the site. The cookie is updated (including its expiration date) every time information is sent to Google Analytics;