Concept of cookies
Cookies are a tool used by web servers to store and retrieve information about visitors or users. It is nothing more than a text file that some servers install during browsing and that allow you to know information such as: the site from which you access, the connection time, the device from which you access (landline or mobile), the operating system and browser used, the most visited pages, the number of clicks made and data regarding the user’s behavior on the Internet. They do not provide references that allow the user’s name and surname to be deduced and cannot read data from the hard drive or include viruses on their computers. Likewise, you cannot read the cookies implanted on the user’s hard drive from other servers.
Why are they important?
The website is accessible without the need for cookies to be activated, although their deactivation may prevent it from working correctly.
From a technical point of view, cookies allow websites to work more quickly and adapted to user preferences, such as storing the language, the currency of the country or detecting the access device.
They establish levels of protection and security that prevent or hinder cyber-attacks against the website or its users.
They allow media managers to see statistical data collected to improve the quality and experience of their services.
They serve to optimize the advertising we show users, offering the one that best suits their interests.
The user can configure his browser to reject all cookies by default or to receive a warning on the screen of the reception of each cookie and decide whether or not to install it on the hard drive.
This acceptance may be revoked through the content and privacy configuration options available here. The Owner recommends users to consult the browser help or access the help web pages of the main browsers: Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome.
Types of cookies used on the website
The user browsing the Web can 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, that is to say, they are active for the duration of the visit to the website and are therefore deleted from our computer when they leave it.
- Permanent cookies, they 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, customizations or at the register, to avoid having to enter a password constantly.
Depending on the entity that manages the equipment or domain from which the cookies are sent and processes the data obtained, we can distinguish between own and third-party cookies.
- Own cookies are those cookies that are sent to the user’s computer and are managed exclusively by us for the best functioning 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, third-party cookies may also be set (for example, by pressing social network buttons or watching videos hosted on another website), which are those set by a different domain from our Website. We cannot access the data stored in the cookies of other websites when you browse the mentioned websites.
Browsing this web portal means that the following types of cookies can be installed: