WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a small piece of text that Web sites send to the browser and that are stored in the user’s terminal, which can be a personal computer, a mobile phone, a tablet, etc. These files allow the website to remember information about your visit, such as language and preferred options, which can facilitate your next visit and make the site more useful by personalizing your content. Cookies play a very important role, by improving the experience of using the Web.
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”. Most browsers accept cookies as standard and, independently of them, allow or prevent temporary or stored cookies in security settings.
TYPES OF COOKIES USED
This website uses both temporary session cookies and permanent cookies. Session cookies store data only while the user accesses the Web and permanent cookies store the data in the terminal to be accessed and used in more than one session.
Depending on the purpose for which the data obtained through cookies are processed, the website can use:
– 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 to restricted access parties, 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 contents for the dissemination of videos or sound or share content through social networks.
– Personalization cookies: They 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 the language, the type of browser through which the user accesses the service, the regional configuration from where you access the service, etc.
– Analysis cookies: Analysis cookies allow us to collect information about how users interact on our website, in order to analyze these behaviors in an aggregate way and to be able to introduce improvements, they do not allow us to identify you. We use Google Analytics cookies called “_utma” and “_utmz”.
– Complement cookies: Complement cookies are used to exchange social content. We integrate “social content add-on modules” on our website that make it easier for members of social networks to exchange content.
HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES IN THE BROWSER?
The user has the option to allow, block or eliminate the cookies installed on his computer by configuring the browser options installed on his terminal:
In some browsers you can configure specific rules to manage cookies per website, which offers a more precise control over privacy. This means that you can disable cookies from all sites except those that are trusted.