What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that is stored in your browser when you visit a website.
They are tools that play an essential role in providing digital services. Amongst other things, they allow a website to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their computer and, depending on the information obtained, they can be used to recognise the user and improve the service offered. Without cookies, many pages will not function properly or the services offered will be impaired.
Who are our cookies targeted at?
The services offered on this website, as well as the content, are aimed at adults, and in no case are they under fourteen years of age among our target audience. We understand that they are the ones who will be responsible for the use that each one of the different resources makes.
TYPES OF COOKIES
1. DEPENDING ON THE COMPANY THAT MANAGES THEM
Depending on the entity that manages the computer or domain from which cookies are sent and processes the data obtained, we can differentiate:
– Own cookies: these are sent to the user’s device from a computer or domain managed by the owner of the website and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
– Third-party cookies: these are sent to the user’s device from a computer or domain that is not managed by the owner of the website, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
2. ACCORDING TO THE TIME PERIOD THEY REMAIN STORED ON THE COMPUTER:
– Session cookies: are those that collect and store data when the user accesses the website and cease once the user leaves it.
– Persistent cookies: are those that have a duration determined in time by the person responsible for the processing. The conservation time may vary from a few minutes to several years. They are used to save and recover certain parameters each time the user visits the website.
3. DEPENDING ON THE PURPOSE:
– Technical cookies: these are essential and strictly necessary for the correct functioning of the website and the use of the different options or services we offer. For example, those used for session maintenance, response time management, performance or option validation, use of security elements, sharing of content with social networks, etc.
– Personalization cookies: are those that allow the user to specify or personalize certain characteristics of the website. For example, to define the language, regional configuration or type of browser.
– Analysis cookies: these allow us to track and analyze user behaviour on our website in order to create browsing profiles and to know the preferences of the users of our website. They are usually used to measure user activity with the aim of improving the service we offer based on the results we obtain. For example, by means of an analytical cookie we would control the geographical areas of greatest interest to a user, which product or service is most accepted, etc.
– Advertising cookies: these are those that allow us to manage the advertising spaces on the websites.
– Behavioral advertising cookies: are those that allow the management of advertising spaces on our website. The function of these cookies is to store information on the behaviour of users on our website, in order to subsequently display personalised advertising.
WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE?
Analytics: Analytical cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information about visitor metrics, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.
Performance: performance cookies are used to understand and analyse key website performance metrics, helping to provide a better user experience for visitors.
The web browsers are the tools in charge of storing the cookies and from this place you must carry out your right to delete or deactivate them. Neither this website nor its legal representatives can guarantee the correct or incorrect handling of the cookies by the aforementioned browsers.
In some cases it is necessary to install cookies so that the browser does not forget its decision not to accept them.