- What cookies are and what we use them for?
A cookie is a tiny file of information that is stored in your browser every time you visit our website.
Cookies are used to store a history of your activity in our website, so that we can identify you next time you visit us and configure the site content based on your browsing habits, identity and preferences.
A cookie is harmless. Doesn't contain malicious code (ej. viruses, trojans, worms, etc) that could harm your device (computer, smartphone, tablet, etc). But it has some impact on data protection, because it retrieves information related to you (browsing habits, identity, preferences, etc).
- Which information does a cookie store?
Cookies don't usually retrieve special categories of personal data (sensitive data). The stored information is technical, personal preferences, content customization, etc.
- Which types of cookies exist?
Generally speaking, five types of cookie exist:
- Technical cookies:
They are the more basic. They allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and the usage of different options or services that contains. For example, control information traffic, identify the session, access restricted areas, remember contents of a shopping cart, complete an order, apply to attend an event, use security elements while browsing, store contents to broadcast videos or audio or share content in social media. Their usage don't require the user to give consent. Declaring their existence is enough.
- Customization cookies:
They allow the user access the service with certain general features defined depending some criteria in the user's device. For example the language, the type of browser being used, the localization settings, etc. There is no need to retrieve user consent to use them. Declaring their existence is enough.
- Analytics cookies:
They allow their issuer to track and analyze the activity of users in the website they are linked to. Retrieved information is used to measure the activity in websites, apps or platforms and to create navigation profiles for the users and decide improvements based on that data.
- Advertisement cookies:
They allow the optimal management of advertisement slots of the web, app or platform, based on the content or the frequency of ad display.
- Compartimental ad cookies:
They allow the optimal management of advertisement spaces. These cookies store information about the preferences of users obtained by tracking their navigation habits. It allows to develop a specific profile in order to show relevant ads.
- What are own and third party cookies?
- Own cookies:
Own cookies are those generated and managed by the very entity that provides service to the user.
- Third party cookies:
They are those issued by entities other than the responsible himself (services, external providers, for example Google).
- What kind of cookes does our web page store?
Following we enumerate the kind of cookies of our web page and their purpose:
- What can I do with cookies?
Cookies can be deleted, accepted or blocked, depending on your preferences. To do that, you just need to properly configure the browser.
You can avoid the installation of cookies (blocking) at any time using the proper option on your browser. In that case we won't be able to guarantee that all functionalities of our web page to work properly.
- How can I delete the cookies?
Depending on your browser, you can find instructions on how to do that below:
- Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647
- Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/microsoft-edge/eliminar-las-cookies-en-microsoft-edge-63947406-40ac-c3b8-57b9-2a946a29ae09
- Firefox: https://mzl.la/3vVeO8Y
- Safari: https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac
- Other browsers: Check the documentation of the browser you are using.
Cookies in mobile devices
If you want to modify privacy options, follow the instructions specified by the developer of your mobile browser.
Next you can find some links to guide you when modifying the privacy settings of your mobile device:
- IOS: (https://apple.co/29IEBKS)
- Chrome Mobile: (https://bit.ly/2Y8lDVS)
- Opera Mobile: (https://bit.ly/2LBYFN7)