last updated: March 12th, 2019.>
A cookie is a file which is downloaded to your computer when you access certain websites. Among other things, cookies allow a website to store and recover information on a user’s browsing habits or on their system and, depending on the information they contain and the way in which the system is used, they can be used to recognise the user.
The user’s browser memorises cookies in the hard drive only during the current session, occupying minimum space and not harming the computer. Cookies contain no type of specific personal information, and most of them are deleted from the hard drive at the end of the browser’s session (the so-called session cookies).
Most browsers accept cookies as standard and regardless of these, permit or impede temporary or memorised cookies in the safety adjustments.
Depending on who the entity is that manages the domain from where the cookies are being sent and processes the data obtained, two types can be distinguished: own cookies and third party cookies. There is also a second classification according to the period of time they are stored in the customer’s browser; they could be session or persistent cookies. Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data obtained are processed: technical cookies, customisation cookies, analysis cookies, advertising cookies and behavioural advertising cookies.
– Technical cookies: are those which permit the user to browse through a website, platform or application and the use of different options or services existing in it, for example controlling the traffic and communication of data, identifying the session, accessing parts with restricted access, recording the elements making up an order, carrying out the process of purchasing an order, applying to sign up for or participate in an event, using security elements during browsing, storing content for the broadcasting of videos or sound or sharing content through social networks.
Technical cookies are those which are essential and strictly necessary for the website to function properly.
– Analysis cookies: are those which, if well processed by us or by third parties, allow us to quantify the number of users and thus measure and statistically analyse the use the users are making of the service offered. To do this, users’ browsing of our website is analysed in order to improve the range of products or services we are offering.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytical service developed by Google, which enables the measurement and analysis of browsing in websites. You can find further information on the subject and disable the use of these cookies at the following address: https://policies.google.com/?hl=en.
Through the website analytics you can obtain information on the number of users accessing the website, the frequency and repetition of the visits, their duration, the browser used, the operator providing the service, the language, the terminal used, or the city to which their IP address is allocated. Information which makes possible a better and more suitable service by this website.
– Customisation cookies: are those which allow the user to access the service with some general features predefined according to a series of criteria in the user’s terminal, for example the language, the type of browser through which the service is accessed, the regional configuration from where the service is accessed, etc.
You can permit, block or delete the cookies installed in your system through the configuration of the options of the browser installed in your computer: