Cookies Policy

www.abac.software

Version [01.01.2021]

 

The site: https://abac.software/ (hereinafter “the Site”), can set or read cookies and gadget identifiers when the Site is accessed. 

General Information regarding cookies and gadget identifiers

1.  What is a cookie”?

An “Internet Cookie” (term also known as abrowser cookie” or “HTTP cookie” or simply cookie”) is a small file, made up of letters and numbers, that is stored on a computer, mobile data terminal or other device on which a User accesses the Internet. 

A cookie is installed by a request issued from a web-server to a browser (e.g.: Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Chrome) and it is completely passive" (it does not comprise software, viruses and it cannot access information on the hard drive of the User). A cookie stores certain information (for example, the language preferred or settings of a web page), that your browser can retransfer to us when you access the web page again (depending on the lifespan of the Cookie).

Cookies in themselves do not require personal information in order to be used  and in most cases, they do not personally identify Internet Users.

2.  What are the types of cookies?

There are several types of cookies. Their classification is done depending on their lifespan, role, and source, thus: 

2.1  Cookies depending on life span

  1. a) Session Cookies

These are temporarily stored in the folder of cookies of the web browser so that it memorises them until the User leaves the respective website or closes the browser window (e.g.: at the moment of logging in/logging out of a webmail account or social networking).

  1. b) Persistent Cookies

These are stored on the hard drive of a computer or equipment (and in general, it depends on the life span preset for a cookie). Persistent cookies also include those placed by another website than that visited by the User at a certain moment – known as third party cookies” (cookies placed by third parties) – that can be used anonimously in order to memorise the interests of a User so that advertising as relevant as possible for Users may be delivered. 

2.2  Cookies depending on their role

  1. a) Strictly necessary cookies

These types of cookies are necessary for the Internet pages to function properly. The strictly necessary cookies allow you to navigate through the site and to benefit from its features. Without these cookies, we will not be able to offer certain features, such as self redirecting to the least occupied server or memorising your list of wishes. 

  • Functional cookies

Functional cookies record information related to the choices Users make and they also allow site operators to personalise the site according to a user’s requirements. For example, cookies can be used to save preferences related to a category or segment. 

  • Performance and analysis cookies

These types of cookies offer Internet site operators the possibility to monitor the visits and traffic sources, the way in which users interact with a web page or certain sections of aweb page. 

Information provided by analysis cookies helps operators understand how visitors use sites and then use this information in order to improve the way in which the content offered to users is presented. 

  • Advertising cookies

These cookies offer the possibility to monitor users’ online activity and to establish user profiles that can be subsequently used for marketing purposes. For instance, the products and services approved by a user can be identified on the basis of cookies, this information serving subsequently to conveying appropriate advertising messages to the respective user. 

2.3  First party cookies vs third party cookies

Each cookie has a responsible” (i.e. website/Internet domain) that places the respective cookie. 

First party cookies are placed by the website accessed by a user. For instance, if a user visits Google and a cookie domain placed on his computer is from www.Google.com, then we talk about a first party cookie.

A third party cookie is placed by another website than that accessed by a user; this means that the accessed website also comprises information coming from a third party website – for instance, an advertising banner that appears on the accessed site. Thus, if a user visits Google but the cookie placed on his computer has “wizard.com” as a domain, for example, then we talk about a third party cookie. 

2.4  How do targeting and advertising cookies function?

In general, the data on the activity of Internet navigation is gathered and analysed anonymously. If following this analysis a specific interest results, a cookie (small text file used by most sites in order to store certain parts of information useful to make the navigation experience better) is placed on a User’s computer and this cookie determines what advertising the User will receive, which is publicity based on interest.

Publicity based on interest is a way of delivering advertisements on the websites that you visit and to make them more relavant for your interests. Common interests are grouped depending on the navigation activity previously carried out, and users are served only publicity that matches their interests. This way, publicity is relevant to a User.

3. What types of cookies and gadget identifiers do we use?

You are able to withdraw your consent for using cookies at any time, by changing the options from the settings of the corresponding cookies available. 

If you set your browser to block necessary cookies too, the Site may not function properly. Also, deactivating other (than necessary) types of cookies could also affect the functioning or your experience in using the Site. 

3.1 Necessary cookies

Striclty necessary cookies allow you to navigate the Site and to benefit from its features. Without these cookies, we will not be able to offer certain features.

3.2  Functional cookies

Functional cookies record information related to the choices you make and also allow us to adapt the website in order to fit your needs and demands.

3.3  Analysis and performance cookies

These types of cookies help us to understand how users use the Site. We use this data only for the purpose of improving the Services and the performance of the Site. 

Here are some examples on how we use this data:

  1. Information regarding the section/sections in the Site visited more frequently in order to help us improve the navigation experience of Users;
  2. Managing and solving potential functioning errors of the Site; and
  3. Design testing in order to improve the way in which the Site looks and functions.

Sometimes, this analysis is carried out by third party entities on behalf of the Company. 

 

3.4 Cookies used on our site

 

Cookie: _token

Provider: abac

Type: JWT

Duration: Configurable (set implicitly to 5 minutes)

Description of functionality: JWT Module is used in following the navigation session within the system. It is implemented in compliance with the jwt.io specifications and it stores encrypted information regarding the user, such as the e-mail address or the permissions given by a user.




Cookie: refresh

Provider:  abac

Type:   Refresh-Token

Duration: undetermined (until logging out)

Description of functionality: The Refresh-Token tool is used for relaunching JWT after its expiry. It does not require intervention of the user.




Cookie: _ga

Provider: Google

Duration: two years implicitly

Description: This module is associated with Google Universal Analytics, the analysis service of web traffic from Google. The cookie is used in order to distinguish between various users by associating them to a unique number generated randomly and automatedly. It is included in each page requirement within a website and it is used to extract data regarding visitors, sessions, and campaigns, in order to generate analysis reports for websites. For further details visit (https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage)




Cookie: _gid

Provider: Google

Duration: 24 hours

Description: Used by Google to distinguish between users for purposes of following traffic. For further details visit (https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage)




Cookie: _gat

Provider:  Google

Duration: one minute

Description: used if the Google Analytics service is configured through Google Tag Manager (https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage ). For further details visit (https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage)




Cookie: CraftSessionId

Provider: Hotjar

Duration: Unspecified

Description: This cookie is managed by CMS from Hotjar for the purpose of retaining the preferences relating to content. Further details on https://www.periscopix.co.uk/cookies/.




Cookie: px-consent-state

Provider: Hotjar

Duration: Unspecified

Description: These cookies are used for preserving your preferences regarding cookies. Further details on https://www.periscopix.co.uk/cookies/.




Cookie: analytics

Provider: Hotjar

Duration: Unspecified

Description: These cookies are used for preserving your preferences regarding cookies. Further details on https://www.periscopix.co.uk/cookies/.




Cookie: marketing

Provider: Hotjar

Duration: Unspecified

Description: These cookies are used for preserving your preferences regarding cookies. Further details on https://www.periscopix.co.uk/cookies/.




Cookie: _hjIncludedInSample

Provider: Hotjar

Duration: Unspecified

Description: Cookie used in the process of monitoring the behaviour of users in order to calculate statistics about user experience. These user is anonymous for these cookies. Further details on https://www.periscopix.co.uk/cookies/




Cookie: _hjMinimizedPolls

Provider: Hotjar

Duration: Unspecified

Description: Cookie used in the process of monitoring the behaviour of users in order to calculate statistics about user experience. These user is anonymous for these cookies. Further details on https://www.periscopix.co.uk/cookies/




Cookie: _hjUserId

Provider: Hotjar

Duration: Unspecified

Description: Cookie used in the process of monitoring the behaviour of users in order to calculate statistics about user experience. These user is anonymous for these cookies Further details on https://www.periscopix.co.uk/cookies/




Cookie: _hjDonePolls

Provider: Hotjar

Duration: Unspecified

Description: Cookie used in the process of monitoring the behaviour of users in order to calculate statistics about user experience. These user is anonymous for these cookies. Further details on https://www.periscopix.co.uk/cookies/




Cookie: __insp_sid

Provider: Inspectlet

Duration: A session

Description: Session cookie that is deleted at the end of the page session. 





Cookie: __insp_ref

Provider: Inspectlet

Duration: A session

Description: Session cookie that is deleted at the end of the page session.





Cookie:__insp_scpt

Provider: Inspectlet

Duration: A session

Description: Session cookie that is deleted at the end of the page session.




Cookie:__insp_nv

Provider: Inspectlet

Duration: A session

Description: Session cookie that is deleted at the end of the page session.




Cookie:__insp_wid

Provider: Inspectlet

Duration: A session

Description: Session cookie that is deleted at the end of the page session.




Cookie:__insp_identity

Provider: Inspectlet

Duration: A session

Description: Session cookie that is deleted at the end of the page session.




Cookie:__insp_uid

Provider: Inspectlet

Duration: A session

Description: Session cookie that is deleted at the end of the page session.





Cookie:_mcga

Provider: MailChimp

Duration: Unspecified

Description: Cookie necessary for the ability to receive e-mails for notification purposes from the platform. 




Cookie:_mc

Provider: MailChimp

Duration: Unspecified

Description: Cookie necessary for the ability to receive e-mails for notification purposes from the platform. 




Cookie:PHPSESSID

Provider: MailChimp

Duration: Unspecified

Description: Cookie necessary for the ability to receive e-mails for notification purposes from the platform. 




Cookie:_new-status-app_session

Provider: MailChimp

Duration: Unspecified

Description: Cookie necessary for the ability to receive e-mails for notification purposes from the platform. 




Cookie: JSESSIONID

Provider: MailChimp

Duration: Unspecified

Description: Cookie necessary for the ability to receive e-mails for notification purposes from the platform.




Cookie: mc_blog_Session

Provider: MailChimp

Duration: Unspecified

Description: Cookie necessary for the ability to receive e-mails for notification purposes from the platform. 




Cookie: _mcid

Provider: MailChimp

Duration: Unspecified

Description: Cookie necessary for the ability to receive e-mails for notification purposes from the platform. 




Cookie: KB_ID

Provider: MailChimp

Duration: Unspecified

Description: Cookie necessary for the ability to receive e-mails for notification purposes from the platform. 




Cookie: _integrations_session

Provider: MailChimp

Duration: Unspecified

Description: Cookie necessary for the ability to receive e-mails for notification purposes from the platform. 




Cookie: _AVESTA_ENVIRONMENT

Provider MailChimp

Duration: Unspecified

Description: Cookie necessary for the ability to receive e-mails for notification purposes from the platform.




Cookie: _experts_session

Provider: MailChimp

Duration: Unspecified

Description: Cookie necessary for the ability to receive e-mails for notification purposes from the platform. 




Cookie: _experts_session

Provider: MailChimp

Duration: Unspecified

Description: Cookie necessary for the ability to receive e-mails for notification purposes from the platform. 




Cookie: PHPSESSDATA

Provider: MailChimp

Duration: Unspecified

Description: Cookie necessary for the ability to receive e-mails for notification purposes from the platform. 




Cookie: whatsNewLastVisited

Provider: MailChimp

Duration: Nespecificat

Description: Cookie necessary for the ability to receive e-mails for notification purposes from the platform. 




Cookie: KB_HIS

Provider: MailChimp

Duration: Unspecified

Description: Cookie necessary for the ability to receive e-mails for notification purposes from the platform. 




Cookie: MC_ATPC

Provider: MailChimp

Duration: Unspecified

Description: Cookie necessary for the ability to receive e-mails for notification purposes from the platform. 




Cookie: _abck

Provider: MailChimp

Duration: Unspecified

Description: Cookie necessary for the ability to receive e-mails for notification purposes from the platform. 




Cookie: mb_sz

Provider: MailChimp

Duration: Unspecified Description: Cookie necessary for the ability to receive e-mails for notification purposes from the platform. 




Cookie: ak_bmsc

Provider: MailChimp

Duration: Unspecified 

Description: Cookie necessary for the ability to receive e-mails for notification purposes from the platform. 

 

3.5 Links to partners

Following are links to the cookie policies of our partners/providers of IT services:

Google analytics: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage 

Inspectlet:

https://docs.inspectlet.com/hc/en-us/articles/212289268-What-cookies-does-Inspectlet-use Mailchimp:

https://mailchimp.com/legal/cookies/ 

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/business/help/471978536642445?id=1205376682832142 

Hotjar:

https://help.hotjar.com/hc/en-us/articles/115011789248-Hotjar-Cookie-Information 

Linkedin:

https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy 

 

4.  Social Network Plug-ins

The Site can use or implement the plugins of third party social networks.. In general, your interaction with a plugin opens the possibility to a third party to gather some information about you, including IP address, information from the heading of the page and information about the browser. The site implemented the following social network policies: 

->  Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/privacy)

->  LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy)

 

5. How can I stop cookies?

Deactivating and refusing to receive cookies can make some sites unworkable or difficult to visit and use. Also, the refusal to accept cookies does not mean you will not receive/see online advertising. 

A setting from the browser is possible so that these cookies are no longer accepted or you can set the browser to accept cookies from certain sites. 

6. Useful links

For further details about cookies and what they are used for, we recommend the following links: 

 

Microsoft Cookies guide (https://support.microsoft.com/ro-ro/help/260971/description-of-cookies)

 

All About Cookies (https://www.allaboutcookies.org/)

 

7. Using Cookies and their control

Your browser will usually provide information on how to refuse, delete, or block cookies. The following references will take you to that information for the most commonly used browsers: 

 

8. Changes of this policy

This policy will be periodically updated, depending on functional changes that can occur, from a legislative or internal point of view. When change in the content occurs, clients will be notified through e-mail or through the Site before the changes come into force. We encourage Users to check this page periodically to stay informed about the latest updates regarding our privacy practices. 



9. How you can contact us

In order to contact us regarding the cookie and privacy policies, please write to us at: 

 

E-mail: contact@abac.software 

 

or 

 

Address: str. Gruia Street 27, 400171 Cluj-Napoca, România



Version: 1st January 2021