What are cookies and what do we use them for?
A cookie or computer cookie is a small information file that is stored in your browser every time you visit our website.
The cookies are used to save the history of your activity on our website so that when you visit again, it can identify and configure its content based on your browsing habits, identity and preferences.
A cookie is harmless, does not contain malicious code (eg viruses, Trojanshorses, etc.) that may damage your terminal (computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.), but it does have some impact on your right to protection of your data, because it collects certain information about you(browsing habits, identity, preferences, etc.).
What information does a cookie keep?
Cookies do not usually collect any information that personally identify a user (sensitive data). The personal data they keep are of a technical nature, personal preferences, personalization of contents, etc.
What kind of cookies are there?
In general, there are five types of cookies:
- Technical cookies:
They are the most basic cookies. They allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and the use of different options or services that exist in it, such as controlling traffic and data communication, identifying session, accessing parts of restricted access, remembering the elements that make up an order, performing the purchase process of an order, making the request for registration or participation in an event, using security elements during navigation, storing contents for the dissemination of videos or sound or sharingcontent through social medias.
They 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:
They are those that allow the person in charge of them to monitor and analyze the behavior of the users of the websites to which they are linked. 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, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements in function of the analysis of the usage data made by the users of the service.
- Advertising cookies:
Those are the ones allowing the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the person responsible has included in a web page, application or platform from which the requested service is provided based on criteria such as content edition or frequency at which the ads are displayed.
- Behavioral advertising cookies:
They are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the person responsible has included in a web page, application or platform from which it provides the requested service. These cookies store information on the behavior of users obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on it.
What are own and third party cookies?
- Own cookies:
Own cookies are those that are generated and managed by the person in charge who provides the service requested by the user.
- Third party cookies:
Those are the ones generated by other entities than the company itself (services or external providers, such as Google).
Type of cookie Purpose When and how it is stored
What can I do with cookies?
Cookies can be deleted, accepted or blocked, as you wish, for this you only need to set up your web browser accordingly.
At any time, you can prevent the installation of cookies (blocking) on your computer through the corresponding option of your browser, in that case, we cannot ensure the proper functioning of our website’s features.
Below you can find the links to use to manage and block cookies depending on the browser you use:
- Internet Explorer: http: //windows.microsoft.com/es-xl/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10
- FireFox: http://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-we
- Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
- Safari: https://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/es/cookies/
You can also delete the cookies that you have stored in your browser by looking into its configuration options.