Cookies can only save texts, which are always confidential and most of the time encrypted.
Cookies are small texts generated by websites you visit. They permit the saving of data, which can be useful thereafter. These data enable to save your information between webpages and to analyse how you interact with the website.
Cookies are secured. They can only store information, which is provided by the browser and introduced by the user in the browser or included in the requested pages.
There are two different types of cookies, which are differently used and have different contents:
- temporary cookies: contain information, which is used in your browsing session. These cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Nothing is saved on your computer once your browsing is over.
- persistent cookies: are used to store information, which is used between visits. This data allows websites to know if you are regular client and to get compatible consequently. Persistent cookies have a long-term value, which is defined by the website and can from several minutes to several years.
2. Content of the cookies
Temporary cookies include:
- information about the method you used to sign up into Docido (email, Google or Linkedin)
- your language and the device you are using, the resolution of your device screen (retina or not)
Persistent cookie include:
- information about your account that allows us to identify you when using the application (session identifier, token to get user data from the backend)
- identifier to track usage of the application, in the goal of improving it by determining most popular use cases, visited pages…
Our technological partner’s cookies
Some tools we are using to improve the application are also storing cookies on your device. We are using the following third-party services storing cookies:
- Google Analytics: used to track anonymously visits in the application and the user behavior
- Google: users can sign in the application using their Google (or Google+) account. Google needs to store the account information in a cookie. It is also used to share content on Google+ social network.
- Linkedin: users can sign in the application using their Linkedin account. Linkedin needs to store the account information in a cookie.
- Uservoice: service used to communicate with users for support and get users feedbacks.
- Google Drive
For more information about cookies: http://www.allaboutcookies.org
4. To control or disable cookies
All Internet browsers enable you to limit cookies’ behaviours or to disable them in settings or options of your browser. The process is different for every single browser, you can find instructions in the menu “Help” of your respective browser.
Thanks to your browser you can also view cookies present on your computer and delete them one by one or all in one go.
Here below the way you can disable cookies in your browser:
- Click the wrench icon on the browser toolbar
- Select Settings
- Click ‘Show advanced settings’
- In the “Privacy” section, click the ‘Content settings’ button
- To enable cookies in the “Cookies” section, pick ‘Allow local data to be set’, this will enable both first-party and third-party cookies. To allow only first-party cookies pick ‘Block all third-party cookies without exception’
- To disable cookies, in the “Cookies” section, pick ‘Block sites from setting any data’
- Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Chrome. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Chrome, refer to the following page from Google: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0
- Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Internet Options’
- In the options window navigate to the ‘Privacy’ tab
- To enable cookies: Set the slider to ‘Medium’ or below
- To disable cookies: Move the slider to the top to block all cookies
- Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Explorer. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Internet Explorer, refer to the following page from Microsoft: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
- Click on ‘Tools’ at the browser menu and select ‘Options’
- Select the Privacy panel
- To enable cookies: Check ‘Accept cookies for sites’
- To disable cookies: Uncheck ‘Accept cookies for sites’
- Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Firefox. For more information, refer to the following page from Mozilla: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Enabling%20and%20disabling%20cookies
- Click on ‘Settings’ in the browser menu and select ‘Settings’
- Select ‘Quick Preferences’
- To enable cookies: check “Enable Cookies”
- To disable cookies: uncheck “Enable Cookies”
- Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Opera. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Opera, refer to the following page from Opera Software:http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/
Safari on OSX
- Click on ‘Safari’ in the menu bar and select the ‘Preferences’ option
- Click on ‘Security’
- To enable cookies: In the ‘Accept cookies’ section select ‘Only from site you navigate to’
- To disable cookies: In the ‘Accept cookies’ section select ‘Never’
- Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Safari. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Safari, refer to the following page from Apple: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/3.0/en/9277.html
iOS (iPhone / iPad)
- Settings → Safari → Allow Cookies → Never
- Settings → Content Parameters → Allow cookies (unlock)
All other browsers
Please look for a “help” function in the browser or contact the browser provider.