Cookies tools used by Web servers to store and retrieve information about their visitors or users. It is nothing more than a text file that some servers install during browsing and that allows to learn information such as: location from which you access, time of connection, the device from which you access, the operating system and browser used, the most visited pages, the number of clicks made, and data regarding user behavior on the Internet. They do not provide references that allow the user’s name and surname to be deduced and they cannot read data from their hard disk or include viruses in their computers. Likewise, it cannot read the cookies implanted in the user’s hard disk from other servers.
Why are they important?
The website is accessible without the need for cookies to be activated, although deactivating them may prevent them from functioning correctly.
From a technical point of view, cookies allow websites to function in a more agile way and adapted to the preferences of users, such as storing the language, the currency of the country or detecting the access device.
Establishing levels of protection and security that prevent or hinder cyber attacks against the website or its users.
Allowing media managers to know statistical data collected to improve the quality and experience of their services.
They also help to optimize the advertising shown to users, offering what best suits their interests.
The user can configure their browser to reject all cookies by default or to receive an on-screen warning of the receipt of each cookie and decide whether or not to install it on their hard drive.
This acceptance can be revoked by means of the configuration options of contents and privacy available on it. The Proprietor recommends its users to consult help on browser or access the help webpages of the main browsers: Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome.
Types of Cookies Used on the Web
Users browsing the Web may find cookies inserted directly by the owner, or cookies inserted by entities other than the owner, as detailed in the following sections:
- Session cookies, expire when the user leaves the page or closes the browser, i.e. they are active for the duration of their visit to the website and are therefore deleted from computer on leaving it.
- Permanent Cookies, expire when the purpose for which they are used is fulfilled or when they are deleted manually. They have a deletion date and are normally used in the online purchase process, personalisations or during registration, in order to avoid having to constantly enter a password.
Depending on the entity that manages the computer or domain from which the cookies are sent, and processes the data obtained, we can distinguish between first party cookies and third party cookies
- First Party Cookies are those cookies that are sent to the user’s computer and are managed exclusively by us for the best performance of the Website. The information we collect is used to improve the quality of our service and your experience as a user.
- Third-party Cookies, when the user interacts with the content of our Website, may also set third party cookies (for example, by pressing social networking buttons or viewing videos hosted on another website), which are those set by a domain other than our Website. We cannot access data stored in cookies from other websites when you browse those websites.
Navigating this website means that the following types of Cookies can be installed:
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