Definition and role of cookies


What are cookies?

A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when accessing certain web pages. Cookies allow, among other things, store and retrieve information about browsing habits or preferences of a user or their equipment and, depending on the information they contain and how they use your computer, can be used to recognize the user.

Types of Cookies used in this website

  • Cookies themselves: Are those that are sent to the terminal user´s computer from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself and from which the user-requested service is provided.
  • Third Party Cookies: These are those that are sent to the terminal user´s computer from a machine or domain that is not managed by the editor, but by another entity that is the data obtained through cookies.
  • Session Cookies: Are a type designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page.
  • Persistent Cookies: Are a type of data which are stored in the terminal and can be accessed and treated for a defined period of time by the head of the cookie, and can range from a few minutes to several year period.
  • Cookies analysis: Those that are well treated by us or by third parties, allow us to quantify the number of users and perform the measurement and statistical analysis of the use made by users of the service provided. This is discussed in browsing our website in order to improve the supply of products or services that we offer.
  • Advertising Cookies: These are those that enable the management, the most efficient way of advertising spaces, where appropriate, the publisher has included in a website, application or platform from providing the requested service based on criteria as the edited content or the frequency at which the ads are displayed.
  • Cookies behavioural advertising: Are those that enable the management, the most efficient way of advertising spaces, where appropriate, the Publisher has included a website, application or platform from providing the requested service. These cookies store information on user behaviour obtained through continued observing their browsing habits, allowing develop a specific profile to display ads based on the same.


It is also possible that by visiting a website or opening an email where any advertisement or promotional material regarding our products or services to be installed in your browser a cookie that helps us show you later search related advertising you have done is posted , develop control our ads regarding, for example, the number of times they are viewed, where they appear, look what time, etc.

Revocation and removal of cookies


You can allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by setting your browser options installed on your computer, if that does not allow the use of cookies in your browser may be unable to access any of the sections on our website.

  • For more information on how to block the use of cookies you can make it through the browser Firefox.
  • For more information on how to block the use of cookies you can make it through the browser Chrome.
  • For more information on how to block the use of cookies you can make it through the browser Internet Explorer.

Third party service providers

Specifically the third party service providers with whom we have contracted a service for which it is necessary to use cookies are:

  • Analytic Cookies: with periodic maintenance purposes, and in order to ensure the best possible customer service, this website makes use of "analytic" cookies to collect data on activity. The information gathered will be always anonymous, not being possible to establish any link between browsing patterns and physical people. The user may exclude individual activity through exclusion systems provided by Google Analytics.
  • Cookies used by social networks:
  • In addition, to the extent that use Social Plugins is done, this site participates in the network of Facebook, Pinterest, Google + and other social networks, thanks to plugin AddThis, to allow the user to share with your social circle content that are of interest . Also, the mentioned plugin prevents users provide personal data to this website through the use of shared information and the scope of such social networks (data that we do not have access). To get more information about the privacy policy of AddThis, click here: http://www.addthis.com/privacy
  • Cookies used by external plugins content: This site uses Google Maps to display geographic locations (our offices). Its use implies the transfer of two cookies (PREF and NID) managed entirely by Google.

Listed Cookies:

Cookies

Name

Purpose

Expires

Measurement of website use

_utma

This randomly generated number is used to determine unique visitors to our site

2 years

_utmb

This randomly generated number Works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time users spend on our site

30 minutes

_utmc

This randomly generated number works with _utmc to calculate when you close your browser

When you close your browser

_utmz

This randomly generated number and information about how the site was reached (e.g. director or via link, organic search or paid search)

6 months

Customizing online store (using a unique encrypted cookie to store all session information)

date_add

The date and time the cookie was created (in YYYY-MM-DD HH: MM: SS format).

20 days

id_lang

The ID of the selected language.

id_currency

The ID of the selected currency.

last_visited_category

The ID of the last visited category of product listing.

ajax_blockcart_display

Whether the cart block is “expanded” or “collapsed”.

viewed

The IDs of recently viewed products as a comma-separated list.

id_wishlist

The ID of the current wishlist displayed in the wishlist block.

id_guest

The guest ID of the visitor when not logged in.

id_connections

The connection ID of the visitor´s current session.

id_customer

The customer ID of the visitor when logged in.

customer_lastname

The last name of the customer.

customer_firstname

The first name of the customer.

logged

Whether the customer is logged in

passwd

The MD5 hash of the _COOKIE_KEY_ in config / settings.inc.php and the password the customer used to log in

email

The email address that the customer used to log in

id_cart

The ID of the current cart displayed in the cart block.

date_add

The date and time the cookie was created (in YYYY-MM-DD HH: MM: SS format).

id_lang

The ID of the selected language.

id_employee

The employee ID.

lastname

The last name of the employee.

firstname

The first name of the employee.

email profile

The email address that the employee uses to log in

profile

Identifying the profile that determines which tabs can access the employee.

passwd

The MD5 hash of the _COOKIE_KEY_ in config / settings.inc.php and the password the employee used to log in

checksum

"The Blowfish checksum is used to determine if the cookie has been modified by a third party. If the checksum does not much, the client will have the closed session and the cookie will be deleted"

AddThis

uid

Uniquely assigned machine-generated user ID.

2 years

di/dt

Maintenance cookies that help manage expiration for other cookies.

ssc/psc/uvc

These cookies are used in recording user sharing and social activity.

bt

User interest modelling.

uvc

Measures repeat shares.

loc

Geolocation, used to help publishers know approximately where people sharing information are located.

uss/ups

Used to store user preferences when sharing.

ssh/sshs

Used to optimize the user's preferences when sharing.

dbm

User Preferences about view toolbar or download options.

Google Maps

PREF

Viewing maps using Google Maps.

2 years

NID

Viewing maps using Google Maps

6 months

SNID

Viewing maps using Google Maps

6 months

Vimeo

AbES

Display and user options for viewing video using Vimeo.

9 years

abn

9 years

ab_bs

10 years

ak_debug

Session

pl_volume

9 years

player

1 year

vuid

10 years

__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz

2 years

Facebook

Social Plugin

c_user, csm

User options for the implementation and operation of Facebook Social Plugin.

1 month

Datr, fr, lu

2 years

s, xs

1 month

Twitter

_utma, _utmv, _ga

User options for the implementation and operation of Twitter Social Plugin.

2 years

_utmz

6 months

auth_token, secure_session

20 years

b_ucm

1 month

eu_cn

1 year

external_refereer

5 days

guest_id, pid, remember_checked, remember_checked_on

2 years

lang

Session

twll

10 years

Google +

ACCOUNT_

CHOOSER, AID, APISID, GAPS, HSID, LSID, LOSID, PREF, SAPISID, SID, SSID

User options for the implementation and operation of Google + Social Plugin.

2 years

NID

1 year

OGPC, OTZ

1 month

If you have questions about this policy of cookies, you can send an email to atencionalcliente@bichoh.com


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