Cookies policy

This policy governs the use of cookies on this website www.scytl.com (“Website”) of which SCYTL ELECTION TECHNOLOGIES, S.L.U. (hereinafter referred to as SCYTL) is the owner and publisher, and forms part of the privacy information on the Website and is incorporated by reference into the Privacy Policy.

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on the computer by means of the internet browser through which navigators’ access and use the Website (“Users”). In general, these technologies can serve a variety of purposes, such as, for example, recognizing Users as such, obtaining information about their browsing habits, or personalizing the way in which the content of the Website is displayed. The specific uses SCYTL makes of these technologies are described below.

2. Types of cookies

This Website uses its own cookies and third parties’ cookies, either session or persistent cookies which are necessary for the performance of the Website or which have analytical, statistical and advertising objectives.

With regard to SCYTL’s own cookies, SCYTL uses the strictly required ones in order to allow the User the navigation in this Website as well as using its essential functions.

Regarding third- party cookies, SCYTL uses the analysis services of HubSpot (https://knowledge.hubspot.com/reports/what-cookies-does-hubspot-set-in-a-visitor-s-browser). These services use Javascript and cookies to help SCYTL to analyze the conduct of the Users of this Website and to gather statistical information.

Such cookies obtain personal information regarding the number of Users accessing the Website, the number of pages that Users browse, frequency and repetition of the visits to the pages, its duration, the navigator used by the Users, the terminal or the city where the Users’ IP is allocated.

The objective is to collect information that helps SCYTL to provide a better and more technical service.

 

Cookie: __hs_opt_out

Type: Necessary

Supplier: HubSpot

Description: This cookie is used by the opt-in privacy policy to remember not to ask the visitor to accept cookies again. This cookie is set when you give visitors the choice to opt out of cookies. It contains the string “yes” or “no”.

Duration: 6 months

 

Cookie: __hs_do_not_track

Type: Necessary

Supplier: HubSpot

Description: This cookie can be set to prevent the tracking code from sending any information to HubSpot. It contains the string “yes”.

Duration: 6 months

 

Cookie: __hs_initial_opt_in

Type: Necessary

Supplier: HubSpot

Description: This cookie is used to prevent the banner from always displaying when visitors are browsing in strict mode. It contains the string “yes” or “no”.

Duration: 7 days

 

Cookie: __hs_cookie_cat_pref

Type: Necessary

Supplier: HubSpot

Description: This cookie is used to record the categories a visitor consented to. It contains data on the consented categories.

Duration: 6 months

 

Cookie: hs_ab_test

Type: Necessary

Supplier: HubSpot

Description: This cookie is used to consistently serve visitors the same version of an A/B test page they’ve seen before. It contains the id of the A/B test page and the id of the variation that was chosen for the visitor.

Duration: Session

 

Cookie: <id>_key

Type: Necessary

Supplier: HubSpot

Description: When visiting a password-protected page, this cookie is set so future visits to the page from the same browser do not require login again. The cookie name is unique for each password-protected page. It contains an encrypted version of the password so future visits to the page will not require the password again.

Duration: 14 days

 

Cookie: hs-messages-is-open

Type: Necessary

Supplier: HubSpot

Description: This cookie is used to determine and save whether the chat widget is open for future visits. It is set in your visitor’s browser when they start a new chat, and resets to re-close the widget after 30 minutes of inactivity. If your visitor manually closes the chat widget, it will prevent the widget from re-opening on subsequent page loads in that browser session for 30 minutes. It contains a boolean value of True if present.

Duration: 30 minutes

 

Cookie: hs-messages-hide-welcome-message

Type: Necessary

Supplier: HubSpot

Description: This cookie is used to prevent the chat widget welcome message from appearing again for one day after it is dismissed. It contains a boolean value of True or False.

Duration: 1 day

 

Cookie: __hsmem

Type: Necessary

Supplier: HubSpot

Description: This cookie is set when visitors log in to a HubSpot-hosted site. It contains encrypted data that identifies the membership user when they are currently logged in.

Duration: 1 year

 

Cookie: hs-membership-crsf

Type: Necessary

Supplier: HubSpot

Description: This cookie is used to ensure that content membership logins cannot be forged. It contains a random string of letters and numbers used to verify that a membership login is authentic.

Duration: Session

 

Cookie: hs_langswitcher_choice

Type: Necessary

Supplier: HubSpot

Description: This cookie is used to save a visitor’s selected language choice when viewing pages in multiple languages. It is set when a visitor selects a language from the language switcher and is used as a language preference to redirect them to sites in their chosen language in the future if they are available. It contains a colon delimited string with the ISO639 language code choice on the left and the top level private domain it applies to on the right. An example will be “EN-US:hubspot.com”.

Duration: 2 years

 

Cookie: __cfruid

Type: Necessary

Supplier: HubSpot / Cloudflare

Description: Set by HubSpot’s CDN provider because of their rate limiting policies.

Duration: Session

 

Cookie: __cf_bm

Type: Necessary

Supplier: HubSpot / Cloudflare

Description: Set by HubSpot’s CDN provider and is a necessary cookie for bot protection.

Duration: 30 minutes

 

Cookie: _icl_current_language

Type: Preference

Supplier: WPML

Description: Management of the languages used on the Website

Duration: 24 hours

 

Cookie: wpml_browser_redirect_test

Type: Preference

Supplier: WPML

Description: This cookie is used to check the browser language and offer the appropriate web version.

Duration: Persistent

 

Cookie: __hstc

Type: Analytics

Supplier: HubSpot

Description: The main cookie for tracking visitors. It contains the domain, utk, initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session).

Duration: 6 months

 

Cookie: hubspotutk

Type: Analytics

Supplier: HubSpot

Description: This cookie keeps track of a visitor’s identity. It is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts. It contains an opaque GUID to represent the current visitor.

Duration: 6 months

 

Cookie: __hssc

Type: Analytics

Supplier: HubSpot

Description: This cookie keeps track of sessions. This is used to determine if HubSpot should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie. It contains the domain, viewCount (increments each pageView in a session), and session start timestamp.

Duration: 30 minutes

 

Cookie: __hssrc

Type: Analytics

Supplier: HubSpot

Description: Whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set to determine if the visitor has restarted their browser. If this cookie does not exist when HubSpot manages cookies, it is considered a new session. It contains the value “1” when present.

Duration: Session

Acceptance of the use of some of the third-party cookies indicated in the table above does not involve the international transfer of personal data. Users can obtain more information about the third parties identified in this cookie policy in the corresponding third-parties policies available at the following links:

HubSpot https://knowledge.hubspot.com/reports/what-cookies-does-hubspot-set-in-a-visitor-s-browser

CloudFlare https://developers.cloudflare.com/fundamentals/get-started/cloudflare-cookies

3. Acceptance and configuration of cookies

When accessing the Website for the first time, Users will receive a first layer of information on the use of cookies through the banner that will automatically appear on the main screen of the Website. Users will be able to access this cookie policy from the banner to consult all the information regarding their use, as well as to choose to accept all cookies, or to configure their use in a granular manner depending on the functionalities of each category of cookies.

Likewise, Users may at any time access the cookie configuration panel, located in the footer of the Website under the heading “Cookie Configurator” and activate or deactivate cookies according to their preferences.

4. Third Parties’ Cookies Disablement

Some of the cookies used on the Website are directly controlled by third party suppliers of the same without the control of SCYTL, so that, once accepted, they cannot be configured by the Users from the cookies configuration panel of the Website. In case the User wants to disable from its browser the aforesaid cookies, the instructions for the different browsers are the following:

Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies

Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647

Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored

Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=en_US

 

Last review: July 2021