What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is saved in your browser. It allows websites to recognise browsers that make subsequent requests and to store website settings within the web browser. This in turn allows websites to remember user preferences, to enable users to securely log into secure areas and to create reports on which pages are popular, so that the website can be improved. Cookies may be stored directly by a website that you visit (“first-party cookies”) or by third-party services that depend upon the website you visit (“third-party cookies”).
The cookies we use
When you visit our website, the following first-party and third-party cookies may be stored in your browser.
Newel.health strictly necessary (technical) cookies: These trackers are used for activities that are strictly necessary to operate or deliver the service you requested from us and, therefore, do not require you to consent. These are first-party cookies that are required for the correct functioning of our website. They include:
- Session or browsing cookies: these are the cookies that are not stored persistently on the user’s terminal and are deleted when the browser is closed and are strictly limited to the transmission of session identifiers necessary to enable the safe and efficient exploration of the site.
- Functionality Cookies: they allow to remember site settings chosen by users, such as language or privacy preferences, in order to improve the services and browsing experience.
With respect to these types of Cookies, it is not necessary to acquire the user’s prior and informed consent.
Measurement (analytics) cookies:
These trackers help us to measure traffic and analyse your behaviour with the goal of improving our service. We use Google Analytics to count the site’s visitors and see how they move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way in which our website works, for example by ensuring that users easily find what they are looking for.
How to block cookies
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. However, you have the ability to disable cookies if you wish, generally by changing your internet software browsing settings. It may also be possible to configure your browser settings to enable acceptance of specific cookies or to notify you each time a new cookie is about to be stored on your computer, enabling you to decide whether to accept or reject the cookie.
However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
Cookies are a standard part of most modern websites. We recommend that, for the highest functionality of our website, you accept the default configuration of your web browser.