INFORMATION RELATED TO COOKIES POLICY
What are Cookies?
The initial purpose of cookies is to provide Users with faster access to the selected services. In addition, cookies personalise the services offered by websites, offering and providing each user with information that is useful or may be useful to them, depending on the use they make of the services. A cookie is a small file or device downloaded in the user’s terminal equipment which can be updated and retrieved by the company responsible for installing it.
TYPES OF COOKIES
Depending on the company managing them
1) Own cookies: cookies sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a domain or piece of equipment managed by the editor in which the service requested by the user is provided.
2) Third-party cookies: cookies sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a domain or piece of equipment not managed by the editor, but by another company which processes the data obtained through the cookies.
Depending on the time they remain activated
1) Session cookies: cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a website. They are normally used to store information that only needs to be kept for providing the service requested by the user on one occasion (for instance, a list of purchased products).
2) Persistent cookies: cookies in which information is stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed during a predefined time by the party responsible for the cookie, which may vary from a few minutes to several years.
Depending on their purpose
1) Technical cookies: cookies that allow users to browse in a website page, platform or application and use the different options or services in them, such as controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing parts with restricted access, reminding about the elements in an order, executing a purchase process for an order, requesting registration or participation in an event, using security elements while browsing, storing contents for disseminating videos or audio or sharing contents through social media networks.
2) Personalisation cookies: cookies that allow users to access a service with certain predefined general characteristics, depending on a series of criteria in the user’s Terminal; for example, language, type of browser used to access the service, regional configuration of the point where the service is accessed, etc.
3) Analytic cookies: cookies that allow the party responsible for them to monitor and analyse the behaviour of users visiting the sites to which they are linked. The information obtained through these cookies is used to measure the activity of the website, application or platform and to prepare browser profiles of the people who use those sites, applications and platforms, in order to make improvements, based on analysing information regarding the way in which visitors use the service.
4) Advertising cookies: cookies that allow the most efficient management of advertising space included by the editor in the website, application or platform in which the requested service is provided, based on criteria such as the edited content or frequency with which the ads are shown.
5) Behavioural advertising cookies: cookies that allow the most efficient management of advertising space included by the editor in the website, application or platform in which the requested service is provided. These cookies store information about the behaviour of users obtained through constant observation of their browsing habits, which enables them to develop a specific profile for showing ads, depending on that profile.
DEACTIVATION OF COOKIES
Users may decide which cookies they want to operate in the website at any time, through:
1) The browser configuration. For example:
Website traffic report analysis
To deactivate or eliminate the Cookie
Like many other services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to monitor user interactions in the website. Google clearly explains what the data of its analytic cookies are used for here and how to deactivate them by installing a complementary device in the most common browsers here
Who uses the Cookie?
Google Analytics. Google (Google Analytics)
2) Chrome, here.
3) Explorer, here.
4) Firefox, here.
5) Safari, here.