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Cookies & Privacy Policy

What are cookies?

 

Cookies are files with small amounts of data which often include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device.

If you want to learn more about cookies, this site is written very clearly and is very informative: Cookiepedia. It includes a “Cookiepedia,” where you can research cookies. We find it very useful and hope you do as well.

 

Who do the cookies on our site belong to?

 

Cookies are either first party cookies, or third party cookies.

 

First party cookies

 

First party cookies belong to the domain you see in your browser address bar- in this case it refers to us, Insider’s Madrid. We are not currently hosting any first party cookies.

 

Third party cookies

 

Third party cookies are owned by domains other than Insider’s Madrid. Insider’s Madrid has a number of third party cookies on our site. Please scroll to the bottom of this post to view a table that has a complete list of the cookies on our website, who owns them, what they do and how long they last.

In summary, the third party cookies on our site are from these external vendors:

  1. Google Analytics These are primarily used to track who visits our website, and ANONYMOUSLY gather data on them.
  2. WordPress. Most of these are primarly for people that have access to our Wiordpress dashboard, and save your login details and preferences. WordPress cookies used by our site that are applicable to the general public are listed below.

 

Can I refuse to use cookies?

 

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. To learn how to do this, please click here: How to Refuse Cookies

 

Cookies used by my site

 

Google Analytics

_ga

Used to distinguish users. Duration is two years.

_gat

Used to throttle request rate. Duration is one minute.

_gid

Used to distinguish users. Duration is 24 hours.

 

WordPress

wordpress_test_cookie

Used on all sites built with WordPress. This cookie tests whether or not a user’s browser has cookies enabled. Duration is only for the session.

wpSGCacheBypass

This cookie is used for local caching purposes to improve loading time of the website. This cookie never expires. It is placed by our host, SiteGround.

CONSENT

This cookie is used by our cookie policy tracker plugin (GPDR Cookie Consent) to remember if you have approved our use of cookies and read our privacy policy. Duration is one year.

 

Privacy Policy

 

To see how we handle other data, and view our full privacy policy, CLICK HERE.

 

Questions?

 

For any questions about our cookie usage or our privacy policy, please contact us at: