Usage of cookies

WCFA
Tax Registration No.125819
Promenade 85, 7270 Davos Platz, Davos, Switzerland
E-mail: mainoffice@wcfaglobal.com
Tel: +359 888 50 31 13

General information

This Policy’s purpose is to inform every person visiting wcfaglobal.com that the website uses cookies and to inform of the purpose of their usage and the possibilities to manage them or refuse them.

What is a cookie?

Cookies, also known as tracking cookies, browser cookies and HTTP cookies, are small text files, stored in your device (computer, mobile phone, tablet, etc.) when you visit a certain page on the Internet. The text file is a coded piece of information sent from the web server to your internet browser that is being brought back by the browser every time you access the same server. Given their specifics, cookies are not dangerous for your online security – they are neither spyware, nor viruses. Cookies are essential, because they allow the users to exploit our website. Cookies do not collect information about you that can be used for marketing purposes and we do not track your Internet activity. Cookies help us understand how the users interact with our website, which sections are the most visited, so we can offer better services. What kind of cookies do we use? Cookies can be “first-party” (cookies coming from the website that you are visiting) and third-party cookies (cookies, coming from another site).

• First-party cookies or basic cookies

These cookies are essential because they allow the visitors of the website to go from one section to another, and they also give access to other functions such as creating a profile while registering and accessing different applications. These cookies do not collect your personal information that can be used for marketing purposes and do not contain data of the pages you have visited. These cookies are usually session cookies, which means they are stored in your device only for the time you spend on the website or until you close the browser and after that they are deleted. We cannot guarantee the proper functioning of the website without the use of this type of cookies.

The table below gives more information about the first-party cookies used on our website.

Name of the cookieSource of the cookiePurpose of the cookieDuration
PHPSESSID wcfaglobal.com Navigation between the separate sections of the website. Until the end of the session.
XSRF-TOKEN wcfaglobal.com Navigation between the separate sections of the website. Until the end of the session.
WCFAS wcfaglobal.com Navigation between the separate sections of the website. Until the end of the session.

 • Third-Party Cookies

We use Google Analytics to generate traffic analytics report, which shares data such as an estimated number of unique visitors, traffic sources, and top pages. Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google, Inc. (Google) that reports data on the usage of our website and store the information on Google's servers. This information is anonymized (aggregated) to create a complete picture of the use of the website, does not identify the visitor, nor is it linked to other information that can identify the visitor.

 The table below gives more information about the third-party cookies used on our website.

Name of the cookieSource of the cookiePurpose of the cookieDuration
_ga Google Analytics Used to distinguish users. 2 years
_gid Google Analytics Used to distinguish users. 24 hours
_ga_ Google Analytics Used to persist session state.  2 years
_gac_gb_ Google Analytics Contains campaign related information. 90 days

 

How to control your cookies?

If you do not want to accept cookies, you can deactivate them from the settings of your browser or you can also set most of the browsers to block them. For more information you can visit the official website of your browser. It is important to know that deactivating the first-party cookies can lead to disruptions in the functionality of our pages and inability to use the services provided by our websites. For more information regarding cookies, please visit: www.allaboutcookies.org.

Cookies from links to other websites

While using our website, you can be redirected to another website for research, payments or more information. These websites might be using their own cookies.

Contacts

For any questions, comments or requests regarding the usage of cookies on our websites, please contact us at office@wcfaglobal.com.