What are cookies and what do we use them for?
A cookie is a small information file that is saved in your browser each time you visit our website.
The usefulness of cookies is to save the history of your activity on our website, so that when you visit it again, it can identify you and configure its content based on your browsing habits, identity and preferences.
A cookie is harmless, it does not contain malicious or malicious code (eg viruses, Trojans, worms, etc.) that could damage your terminal (computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.), but it does have a certain impact on your right to protection. of your data, as it collects certain information concerning you (browsing habits, identity, preferences, etc.).
What information does a cookie save?
Cookies do not usually collect special categories of personal data (sensitive data). The data they keep is of a technical nature, personal preferences, personalization of content, etc.
What type of cookies are there?
In general, there are five types of cookies:
They are the most basic cookies. They allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and use the different options or services that exist in it, such as, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing parts of restricted access, remember the elements that make up an order, carry out the purchase process of an order, make the request for registration or participation in an event, use security elements while browsing, store content for the broadcast of videos or sound or share content through social networks.
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 service is accessed, the regional configuration. from where you access the service, etc.
They are those that allow the person responsible for 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 to measure the activity of the websites, application or platform and to create 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.
They are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the person in charge has included in a web page, application or platform from which the requested service is provided based on criteria such as content edited or how often the ads are shown.
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 in charge has included in a web page, application or platform from which the requested service is provided. 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 cookies?
Own cookies: Own cookies are those that are generated and managed by the person responsible for providing the service requested by the user.
Third cookies: They are those that are generated by entities other than the person responsible (external services or providers, such as Google).
What type of cookies does our website store?
Next, we proceed to relate the type of cookies that our website stores and their purpose:
Analytical cookies. They are used to collect user activity statistics. Among others, the number of users who visit the website, the number of pages visited as well as the activity of users on the website and their frequency of use are analyzed. The information collected is always anonymous in such a way that no link can be established between it and the natural person to whom it refers.
Authentication cookies. They are used to maintain the user's session during each visit, being dominant in private environments of the website that require a username and password for access.
Cookies used by social networks. They allow the user to have the possibility of sharing with their contacts in a social network the contents that are of interest to them by marking the corresponding button (plug-in) inserted on the website. The plug-ins store and access the cookies on the user's terminal and allow the social network to identify its users when they interact with the plug-ins.
Cookies used by external content supplements. They are necessary for the provision of some type of service and are stored by third parties. Within this category of cookies are, for example, multimedia player cookies, which are used to store technical data in order to reproduce video or audio content, such as image quality, loading parameters, etc.
Third-party cookies for the personalization of advertising spaces. They allow you to manage the advertising space that users view when accessing the website and are stored by third parties.
What can I do with cookies?
Cookies can be deleted, accepted or blocked, as desired, for this you only need to conveniently configure the web browser.
At any time, you can prevent the installation of cookies (blocking) on your computer through the corresponding option on your browser, but in this case we will not be able to ensure the correct functioning of the different functionalities of our website.
Below, we provide the links for managing and blocking cookies depending on the browser you use:
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/es-xl/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10
You can also delete the cookies that you have saved in your browser by going to its configuration options.