Cookies are a tool used by Web servers to store and retrieve information about their visitors or users.
It is nothing more than a text file that some servers install during navigation and that allow to know information such as: the place from which you access, the connection time, the device from which you access (fixed 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 user’s hard disk or include viruses in their equipment.
Likewise, it cannot read the cookies implanted in the user’s hard disk from other servers.
Why are they important?
The website is accessible without cookies being enabled, although disabling cookies may prevent it from functioning properly.
From a technical point of view, cookies allow websites to work in a more agile way and adapted to the user’s preferences, such as storing the language, the country’s currency 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 know statistical data collected to improve the quality and experience of their services.
They are used to optimize the advertising we show to users, offering the advertising that best suits their interests.
The user can configure his browser to reject all cookies by default or to receive an on-screen warning of the reception of each cookie and decide whether or not to install them on his hard drive.
This acceptance may be revoked by means of the content and privacy configuration options available in the same. The Owner recommends that its users consult their browser’s help or access the help web pages of the main browsers: Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome.
If you would like more information about how to revoke the consent given or about the procedure to disable cookies, as well as to ask any questions about the Cookies Policy, you can contact the owner through the following e-mail address indicating “Cookies Policy” in the subject line.
Types of Cookies used on the Web
The user browsing the Web may encounter cookies inserted directly by the owner, or cookies inserted by entities other than the owner, as detailed in the following sections:
(indicate the types of cookies used)
- Session cookies expire when the user leaves the page or closes the browser, i.e., they are active for the duration of the visit to the website and are therefore deleted from our computer when the user leaves it.
- Permanent cookies, expire when the purpose for which they are used is fulfilled or when they are manually deleted, they have a deletion date and are normally used in the online purchase process, customization or registration, to avoid having to constantly enter a password.
Depending on the entity that manages the equipment or domain from which the cookies are sent and treats the data obtained, we can distinguish between first-party 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 better functioning of the Website. The information we collect is used to improve the quality of our service and your user experience.
- Third-party cookies, when the user interacts with the content of our Website, third-party cookies may also be set (for example, when clicking on social network buttons or viewing videos hosted on another website), which are those set by a domain other than our Website. We cannot access data stored in cookies from other websites when you browse those websites.
Browsing this web portal means that the following types of Cookies may be installed: