What are cookies?
A cookie is a file that is downloaded onto your computer when you access certain web pages. Cookies allow a website, among other things, to store and retrieve information about a user’s or a device, they might be used to identify a user.
What kinds of cookies are used in this website?
Depending on the organization that manages them, cookies may be:
Those sent to the interested party?s device from a system or domain managed by the content manager and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
Those sent to the user’s device from a system or domain not managed by the content manager, but by another organization that processes the data gathered through the cookies.
The website uses both first-party and third-party cookies.
Depending on the period of time they remain active:
Session cookies: They are the type of cookies intended for collecting and storing data while the user is browsing the website. They are often used to store information that is only meant for the provision of the service requested by the user just once ( e.g. a list of purchased products).
They are the type of cookies which store data on the device and can be accessed and processed for a period of time established by the party responsible for the cookie, and that can range from a few minutes to several years.
The website uses both persistent cookies as well as session cookies.
For what purposes can the website’s cookies be used?
Technical cookies: Those that allow the user to browse a website, platform or application and to make use of the different options or services that it may offer such as to control the traffic and transmission of data, identify the session, access restricted areas, remember the items that make up an oder, process a purchase oder, request to register or participate in an event, use security measures during browsing, store content for video or sound broadcasting, or share content through social networks.
Those that allow the user to access the service with some default general features based on a set criteria present in the user’s device, for instance, the language settings, browser type through with you access the service, the local format from where you have access to the service, etc.
Those that allow the party responsible for said cookies to monitor and analyse the users behaviour on the websites to which they are linked. The information collected by means of these types of cookies is used for measuring the activity of websites, applications, or platforms and for profiling the users web browsing activity in such sites, applications and platforms, in oder to introduce improvements based on the analysis of the usage data from the users of the service.
Those that allow for managing, as efficiently as possible, the advertising spaces that, as the case may be, the content managers have included in a web page, application, or platform which they provide the service requested on the basis of criteria such as the edited content or the frequency with which advertisements are displayed.
Behavioural advertising cookies:
Those that allow for managing, as efficiently as possible, the advertising spaces that, as the case may be, the content managers have included in a web page, application, or platform from which they provide the services requested. These cookies store the user’s behavioural information obtained through observation of his/her browsing habits, which allows for profiling so that advertisements can be displayed based there on.