What is a cookie?
A cookie is information stored on your computer by the website you visit. Cookies usually save your preferences, web page settings, such as your preferred language or address. Later, when you reopen the same webpage, the browser sends back the cookies belonging to that webpage. This allows the page to display information tailored to your needs.
Cookies can store a wide range of information, including personal information (such as your name or email address). However, this information can only be saved if you enable it – websites cannot access information that you did not provide and cannot access other files on your computer. The default cookie save and send activity is not visible to you. However, you can change your browser settings so that you can choose whether to approve or decline the cookie requests, delete the saved cookies automatically when you close your browser and the like.
How to disable cookies
By turning off cookies, you decide whether to allow cookies to be stored on your computer. Cookie settings can be controlled and configured in your web browser. For information on cookie settings, select the web browser you are using. • Chrome • Firefox • Internet Explorer 9 • Internet Explorer 7 i 8 •Opera • Safari If you disable cookies, you will not be able to use some of the functionality on web pages.
What are temporary cookies?
Temporary session cookies or cookies are removed from your computer after you close your Internet browser. With them, websites store temporary information, such as items in a shopping cart.
What are permanent cookies?
Permanent or saved cookies remain on your computer after you close your browser program. With them, websites store information, such as your login name and password, so you don’t have to log in each time you visit a specific site. Permanent cookies will stay on your computer for days, months, even years.
What are first-party cookies?
First-party cookies come from the websites you are viewing and may be permanent or temporary. With these cookies, websites can store information that they will reuse the next time they visit that site.
What are third party cookies?
Third-party cookies come from ads from other sites (such as pop-ups or other ads) that appear on the site you are viewing. With these cookies, websites can track the use of the Internet for marketing purposes.
Yes, with the primary goal of giving our site a better user experience.
What kind of cookies does span.app use and why
- Temporary cookies – These are temporary cookies that expire (and are automatically deleted) when you close your browser. We use temporary cookies to allow content to be accessed and commented on (things you must do when logging in with your information on the site).
- Permanenet cookies – these usually have an expiration date well into the future and will remain in your browser until they expire or you manually delete them. We use permanenet cookies for functionality such as the “Stay logged in” tickbox, which makes it easier for users to access as a registered user. We also use persistent cookies to better understand user habits so that we can improve the website according to your habits. This information is anonymous – we do not see individual user information.
Are there any third party cookies on the website?
There are several external services that store limited cookies for the user. These cookies are not set by this site, but some serve the normal functioning of certain features that make it easier for users to access content. We currently provide:
- Attendance measurement
Span uses a service to measure traffic, which is Google analytics
If you wish to prevent the specified service from storing cookies, you can prohibit it at the following link:
- Google Analytics – https://tools.google.com/ dlpage/gaoptout
More information about turning off cookies
There are currently several websites to opt out of cookie storage for various services.
You can find more information at the following links: