What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small piece of text that websites send to the browser and that is 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 your preferred language and options, which can facilitate your next visit and make the site more useful by personalizing its content. Cookies play a very important role in improving the experience of using the Web.
These cookies do not contain any type 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, regardless of them, allow or prevent temporary or memorized cookies in the security settings.
Types of cookies used
This website uses both temporary session cookies and also permanent cookies. Session cookies store data only while the user accesses the Web and permanent cookies store the data in the terminal so that they are accessed and used in more than one session.
Depending on the purpose for which the data obtained through cookies is processed, the Web may use:
-Technicalcookies: They are those that allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and the use of the different options or services that exist in it, such as, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing to parts of restricted access, remembering the elements that make up an order, carrying out the process of purchasing an order, making the request for registration or participation in an event, using security elements while browsing, storing content for the dissemination of videos or sound or sharing content through social networks.
– Customisation 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 service is accessed, the regional configuration from where you access the service, etc.
– Analysis cookies:They 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 make improvements, they do not allow us to identify you. We use Google Analytics cookies called “_utma” and “_utmz”.
– Complementcookies: They 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 of allowing, blocking or eliminating the cookies installed on his computer by configuring the options of the browser installed on his terminal:
In some browsers, specific rules can be configured to manage cookies by website, which offers more precise control over privacy. This means that cookies can be disabled from all sites except those that you trust.