What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files, given ID tags that are stored on your computer's browser directory or program data subfolders, which can be a personal computer, a mobile phone, a tablet, etc. These files allow the website to remember information about your visits, such as language and preferred options, which may facilitate your next visit and make the site more useful by personalizing its content. Cookies play a very important role, by improving the experience of using the web.

Types of cookies

In this section we classify and explain the types of cookies that exist on our website. Keep in mind that a cookie can be in more than one category.

Permanent cookies: They remember your login details and password so you don’t have to type them in every time you use the site.

Third-party cookies: these are installed by third parties with the aim of collecting certain information to carry out various research into behaviour, demographics etc.

Technical cookies

Are those that allow the user to navigate through a webpage, platform or application and the use of different options or services that exist in it, for example, time registration and data communication, identify the session, access to restricted access parties, remember the elements that make up an order, perform the purchase process of an order, make the request for registration or participation in an event, use security elements during navigation, store contents for the dissemination of videos or sound or share content through social networks.

Personalization cookies

Are those that allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user's terminal, such as the language, the type of browser through which the user accesses the service, the regional configuration from where you access the service, etc.

Analysis cookies

Are the ones that are used to follow-up and analyse web user behaviour and draw up browser profiles, to improve the goods and/ or services on offer, based on an analysis of the usage data.

Advertising cookies:

These enable more efficient management of the advertising spaces in the website, application or platform where the requested service is provided, based on criteria such as the published content or the frequency with which adverts are shown.

Statistical analysis cookies

Are those that allow tracking and analysis of user behavior on websites. The information collected through this type of 'cookies' is used in the measurement of the activity of the websites, application or platform and for the elaboration of navigation profiles of the users of said sites, in order to introduce improvements in the service based on the usage data that users make.

Advertising cookies:

These enable more efficient management of the advertising spaces in the website, application or platform where the requested service is provided, based on criteria such as the published content or the frequency with which adverts are shown.

This website uses the Google Adwords remarketing tool. This tool allows you to publish ads on the Google Content Network based on previous visits from users to our website. To achieve this, the pages of our website include a remarketing code or tag that cookies configure to determine the type of ad that will be shown to the user according to the navigation he has made through the website. The remarketing lists are stored in a database of the Google servers, where all the cookie IDs associated with each list or category of interest are stored. With respect to remarketing cookies, the user may disable the use of Google cookies by visiting the Google advertising disabling page. Learn more here: http://www.google.es/intl/es/policies/technologies/ads/

These cookies generate an anonymous user ID, which is used to count how many times a user visits the site. It also records when it was the first and last time you visited the web. It also calculates when a session has ended, the user's origin, and keywords.

You have the option to block or eliminate the cookies installed on your computer by configuring the browser options installed on your device:

Many browsers allow you to activate a private mode through which cookies are always deleted after your visit. Depending on each browser, this private mode can have different names. Below you will find a list of the most common browsers and the different names in this private mode:


Internet Explorer: InPrivate

Safari: Private Browsing

Opera: Private Tab

FireFox: Private Browsing

Google Chrome: Incógnito


Important: Please read carefully this section of your browser to learn more about how to activate the private mode. To continue to visit our website, even if your browser is in private mode, although your browsing through our website may not be optimal and some utilities may not work properly.


www.mhpsc.co.uk uses the following cookies on its website:


Cookies Holder Duration Purpose
PHPSESSID MHP.es Is destroyed at the end of the session. Preserves user session state across page requests. .
__utma Google Two years from the configuration or update Google Analytics. It is used to distinguish between users and sessions
__utmz Google 6 months or update Google search engine
_gat Google 1 minute Google Analytics. It is used to limit the percentage of requests.
_ga Google 2 years Google Analytics. It is used to distinguish users
_gid Google 24 hours Google Analytics. It is used to distinguish users

www.mhpsc.co.uk uses the following cookies on its website:

We recommend you to review this policy each time you access our Time Management Application and Mobile App in order to be adequately informed about possible changes in it. If you wish to disable cookies from your computer or mobile, you can do so through the configuration of the browser or browsers that you use and in the case of the mobile app, proceed to uninstall it.


Last Revision: Las Palmas of Gran Canaria, Spain, June 27th, 2018.

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