Audience measurement cookies

Audience measurement and analysis cookies (Matomo analytics)

Cookies of this category are used to obtain statistics on audience measurement on the Portal in order only to improve its performance and content, provided that the visitor/user has already consented.

For the above purpose we use Matomo Analytics with hosting it on the Authority’s server and using the function that removes parts of the IP address. With this function, the user/visitor’s IP address when accessing the Authority’s Portal is stored by replacing each of the last three (3) bytes with zero (0). The function that respects the “Do not Track” option is also enabled, which the user can set through his/her browser.

The information collected relates to your web browsing on our Portal, such as the frequency of your visit to the pages, the keywords you use to search, the type of program you use for your browsing, the website from which your visit originated. This statistical information does not identify you, it is not used for any other purpose and is not disclosed to third parties. The information may be notified to the processing company only for the purpose of managing the Authority’s Portal.

Name Description Provider Duration
_pk_id Used to assign a unique number to the visitor/user to separate and identify the number of visits to the Portal. The Authority 13 months
_pk_ses Used for the temporary recognition of this visit to the Portal. The Authority 30 minutes
_pk_testcookie Created to check the ability of the visitor/user’s browser to support cookies. The Authority Minimum seconds (as long as this check takes).
_pk_ref Used to store the website from which the visit to the Portal originated. The Authority 6 months