From our website we want to explain what Cookies are, what they are for, their purpose and how you can configure or disable them.
What is a Cookie?
Cookies are small data files received by the terminal from the visited website and are used to record certain browsing interactions on a website by storing data that can be updated and retrieved. These files are stored on the user's computer and contain anonymous data that is not harmful to the system. They are used to remember the user's preferences, such as the selected language, access data or the personalization page.
Cookies are safe since they can only store the information that was put in place by the browser, which is information that the user has entered in the browser or that is included in the page request. They cannot execute code and cannot be used to access your computer.
Types of Cookies
Depending on who manages them:
Own cookies: are those sent and managed by a computer or domain of the editor of the web that is being visited.
Third-party cookies: are those sent and managed by a third party that is not the editor of the website, when they come from another server. For example, those used by social networks, or by external content such as Google Maps.
Depending on the purpose for which the data obtained from them is processed.
Technical cookies: they allow the user to navigate through a web page and use the different options or services that exist in it, such as, for example, controlling traffic, identifying the user's session, accessing parts of restricted access, remembering the elements that make up an order, make the request for registration or participation in an event, use security elements while browsing, store content for the dissemination of videos or sound or share content through social networks.
Personalization cookies: These are those that allow you to access the service with predefined characteristics based on a series of criteria, such as the language, the type of browser through which the service is accessed, the regional configuration from where it is accessed. to service, etc.
Analysis cookies: These are those that allow us to quantify the number of users and thus carry out the measurement and statistical analysis of the use that users make of the services provided and, based on this, also apply design and speed improvements.
Behavioral advertising cookies: these are those that 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.
Depending on the expiration date:
Session Cookies: these are temporary Cookies that remain in the browser's Cookie file until the web page is left. It is often used to analyze traffic patterns on the web. Ultimately, this provides a better experience to improve the content and make it easier to use.
Permanent cookies: they are stored in the terminal and the website reads them each time a new visit is made. Despite its name, a permanent Cookie has a certain expiration date. The Cookie will stop working after that date, which can range from a few minutes to several years. They are generally used to facilitate the different services offered by web pages.
No data is transferred to third parties, however our website may contain links to third party websites, whose privacy policies are alien to us. By accessing such websites you can decide whether to accept their privacy and cookie policies.
They may also contain links to Social Networks (such as Facebook or Twitter). Our Web Portal You have no control over the Cookies used by these external websites. For more details on Cookies from social networks or those from unrelated websites, we recommend that you review your own cookie policies.
Cookies used by third parties:
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They allow to distinguish the different users of the web. They expire after two years.
Configure or disable cookies:
All Internet browsers allow you to limit the behavior of a Cookie or disable Cookies within the settings or browser options. The steps to do this are different for each browser, and instructions can be found in the help menu of your browser. In the following links you have at your disposal all the information to configure or disable Cookies in each browser: