1.- What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain web pages. Cookies allow a web page, among others, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their equipment and, depending on the information they contain and the way their equipment is used, they can be used to recognize the user. The user’s browser stores cookies on the hard disk only during the current session, occupying a minimum memory space and not harming the computer. Cookies do not contain any kind of specific personal information, and most of them are deleted from the hard drive at the end of the browser session (the so-called session cookies).
Cookies are used with the aim of improving your user experience, therefore, they are an important part of how our Website works. Among other purposes, they can be used to remember the language used during navigation and in future visits or the number of visitors we have.
3.- What is stored in cookies?
The information that usually stores a cookie is not considered sensitive information, it does not store data like the banking, the D.N.I., among others. The user is not identified as a person, but the web server associates him with his web browser.
4.- What are the different types of cookies?
Technical cookies: Are those that allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and the use of different options or services that exist in it, for example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access restricted access parts, remember the elements that make up an order, perform the purchase process of an order, make the request for registration or participation in an event, use security elements during navigation, store content for the broadcast videos or sound or share content through social networks.
Personalization cookies: These 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 language, the type of browser through which the user accesses the service, the regional configuration from where you access the service, etc.
Analytical cookies: The cookies in this category are used to gather information on the use of the website. These cookies use this information about anonymous statistical analyses in order to improve the use of the website and make the contents more interesting and pertinent to the wishes of its users. This type of cookie collects data in anonymous form concerning the users activities and how they reached the website. Analytical cookies are sent from the website itself or from third party domains.
Advertising cookies: These are those that, whether processed by us or by third parties, allow us to manage in the most efficient way possible the offer of the advertising spaces on the website, adapting the content of the advertisement to the content of the requested service or to the use you make of our website. For this we can analyse your browsing habits on the internet and we can show you advertising related to your browsing profile.
5.- What are own and third-party cookies?
Own cookies: are those sent to the user’s equipment from equipment or a domain managed by the publisher itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
Third-party cookies: are those sent to the user’s equipment from equipment or a domain that is not managed by the publisher, but instead by another entity that handles the data obtained through the cookies. If the cookies are installed from equipment or a domain managed by the publisher itself, but the information collected through them is managed by a third party, they cannot be considered to be the publisher’s cookies.
6.- What cookies are used by this website?
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7.- Can cookies be erased or blocked?
You can refuse the processing of the data or information collected by the cookies at any time, by configuring the options of your Internet browser.
You are allowed to block (in a general or particular way for a specific domain) or erase the cookies installed on your computer.
However, this could affect the optimal navigation of our website, since some functionalities would be disabled and the visualization of some tools could be impaired.
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