What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are sent and stored on your computer, smartphone, or other device used to access the Internet whenever you visit a website. Cookies are in principle necessary because they allow a website to recognize a user’s device and to adapt its content to it.
For example, the site remembers your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size, and other display preferences) for a time, so you do not have to enter these preferences each time you visit the site or another page in it. If you want to know more about cookies, you can visit one of the specialized websites such as https://cookies.insites.com/
Cookies are not viruses. They are not code fragments. Therefore, they can not multiply and spread to other networks. Since they can not perform these functions, they do not fall into the standard definition of the virus.
The cookies we use
All cookies we use are necessary for the operation of our website and the services it offers or for the improvement of your site experience, according to the European Commission guidelines according to the applicable legislation (more here: http://ec.europa.eu/ipg/basics/legal/cookies/index_en.htm)
Certain cookies are necessary for the underlying operation of our website and therefore the website cannot function without them.
The necessary Cookies we use are:
|PHPSESSID||omilia.com||Preserves user session state across page requests. This cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users' unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookie and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.||Session|
|wordpress_test_cookie||omilia.com||Checks if cookies are enabled to provide appropriate user experience.||Session|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||omilia.com||Determines whether the user has accepted the cookie consent box. This cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies are used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".||1 year
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary||omilia.com||Determines whether the user has accepted the cookie consent box. This cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies are used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Non-necessary".||1 year
|_GRECAPTCHA||google.com||This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to|
make valid reports on the use of their website. This cookie is set by Google. In addition to certain standard Google cookies, reCAPTCHA sets a necessary cookie (_GRECAPTCHA) when executed for the purpose of providing its risk analysis.
Some other cookies concern the functionality and analysis of our website’s traffic in order to receive information and improve the experience of using our website or to offer you content tailored to your needs. The cookies used by our website for these purposes are as follows:
Functional / Preferences
|lang||ads.linkedin.com||Remembers the user's selected language version of a web site. This cookie is used to store the language preferences of a user to serve up content in that stored language the next time user visit the website.||Session
|lang||linkedin.com||This cookie is used to store the language preferences of a user to serve up content in that stored language the next time user visit the website.||Session
|bcookie||linkedin.com||This cookie is set by LinkedIn. The purpose of the cookie is to enable LinkedIn functionalities on the page.||2 years|
Analytics / Statistics
|_ga||omilia.com||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.||2 years|
|_gat||omilia.com||Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.||1 day|
|_gid||omilia.com||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visted in an anonymous form.||1 day|
|AnalyticsSyncHistory||linkedin.com||Used in connection with data-synchronization with third-party analysis service.||1 month|
Finally, Omilia’s website uses a number of cookies to collect data – like the websites you visited – that will help in delivering the most relevant and targeted content to specific audiences.
The cookies used by our website for Marketing / Advertising purposes are as follows:
|lester_views_X (where X in 690, 1515, 1519, etc.)||omilia.com||No description||4 days|
|visitor_id#||omilia.com||No description||10 years|
|visitor_id#||pardot.com||No description||10 years|
|visitor_id#-hash||omilia.com||No description||10 years|
|visitor_id#-hash||pardot.com||No description||10 years|
|lpv854043||pi.pardot.com||No description||1 day|
|bscookie||linkedin.com||Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services. This cookie is a browser ID cookie set by Linked share Buttons and ad tags.||2 years|
|lidc||linkedin.com||Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.||1 day|
|li_gc||linkedin.com||No description||2 years|
|UserMatchHistory||linkedin.com||Linkedin - Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences.||1 month|
How to manage your cookies
Browsers of most computers, smartphones and other web-enabled devices are pre-configured to accept cookies. However, all browsers have embedded privacy settings that provide different cookie acceptance levels or of the time they are saved after a user has visited a specific site.
If you want to modify your cookie preferences for this site or for other sites, you can do so through your browser settings. To see how this can be done, search the “Help" / “Help" options in your browser. Each browser has a different way in which you can disable/block cookies.
(*) To manage and disable cookies, you can follow the relevant instructions for each type of browser:
- Microsoft Edge | Clear cookies from Microsoft Edge
- Internet Explorer | How to clear cookies in Internet Explorer (microsoft.com)
- Mozilla Firefox | Enhanced tracking protection in Firefox for computers / Help for Firefox (mozilla.org)
- Google Chrome | Clear, enable and manage cookies in Chrome – Computer – Help for Google Chrome
- Safari | Clear history and cookies from Safari on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch – Apple Support
- Opera | Web Preferences – Opera Help
However, please note that some of the cookies are necessary for the operation of our website and the services it offers. If you choose to disable certain cookies, this is likely to affect how our site works. In this case, we are not responsible for any failures in the services offered by our site.