What are cookies?
In general terms, cookies can be defined as devices for storing and retrieving data and information obtained through the terminal equipment (e.g.: smartphone) of the User. The use of these technologies allows to obtain statistical, analytical and behavioral information, aimed at improving the functionalities of the website as well as the User's own experience.
Types of Cookies
Different types of cookies can be distinguished, taking three factors or criteria as a starting point:
Duration / Period
Types of cookies according to the entity responsible for their management:
First party cookies: Those that are managed by the website editor (e.g.: owner of the website ).They enable analytical data, remember language settings and perform other useful functions that help provide a good user experience.
Third party cookies: They are sent to the user's terminal equipment, through an equipment or domain not managed by the editor. Therefore, they are those not managed by the editor, but by another entity (e.g.: measurement companies) that processes the data and information obtained through cookies for its own purposes and objectives. The main reference with first party cookies lies in the entity responsible for the use of the user information obtained through these technologies, and whether such use is for the purposes of the web editor or a third party.
Types of cookies according to the period of time that they remain active:
Session cookies: They are designed to collect and store data while the user accesses and uses the web. They are commonly used to store information that is only worth keeping in order to provide the service requested by the user on a single occasion.
Persistent cookies: The data are still stored in the terminal, and can be accessed and processed during a certain period of time defined by the entity responsible for cookies. This period of time can be extended to a greater or lesser extent (maximum for years).
Types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data or information obtained are processed:
Technical cookies: These are those cookies that allow the user to access and use a platform or website, as well as their different functionalities and services, such as controlling data communication, identifying the session, remembering the elements that make up a request or order, implementing registration or participation in an event or survey, enabling dynamic content, or sharing news and images through social networks (Facebook, Twitter, etc. plugin).
Preference cookies: They allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria of the user's terminal equipment, for example, the language, the number of results to be displayed, or the website of the service depending on the region from where the user accesses the website or service. They allow you to distinguish the experience of a user from that of others.
Analysis cookies: They allow the entity responsible for their management to monitor and analyze the behavior of the users of the website to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the website and contributes to the elaboration of user navigation profiles, in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of the data and information obtained. They also allow you to quantify the impact of advertising spaces or advertisements, as well as to measure activity, number of visits or complementary questions at a statistical and / or quantitative level.
Behavioral advertising cookies: They store information on users’ behavior obtained through continuous observation of their browsing habits, allowing developing a specific profile to show them advertising, products, services and content according to their preferences and interests.
Disabling and deleting cookies
You have the option of allowing, blocking or deleting the cookies installed on your computer by configuring the browser options installed on your computer. By disabling cookies, some of the services available may no longer be operational. The way to disable cookies is different for each browser, but can usually be done from the Tools or Options menu. You can also consult the browser's Help menu where you can find instructions. You may at any time choose which cookies you want to operate on this website.
You can allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by configuring the browser options installed on your computer:
In addition, you can also manage the storage of cookies in your browser using tools such as the following:
Cookies used on our website:
Accept cookies: The User can accept all cookies by clicking on the acceptance button enabled in the initial banner about cookie notice.Once this action has been performed, the banner will not be displayed again, at least for a period not greater than 24 months from the initial acceptance by the User, saving his or her preferences, and the User will be able to change them at any time through the granular configuration panel.
Granular personalization: The User can also - through the configuration or personalization panel - implement a granular selection of which cookies he or she wants to enable (accept) and which ones to disable (reject), depending on his or her preferences and the use or processing that they want for certain types of information. However, the User may at any time access their granular configuration panel again and update his or her preferences.
Update Cookies Policy
The entity responsible for the Website, reserves the right to make changes and updates to this Cookies Policy, at any time, which shall be notified by means of a visible notice to the Users, as well as on the date of the last update of the Policy.