WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a simple text file which websites send to your browser and which are stored on the user device: a personal computer, tablet, mobile phone, etc. These files allow the website to remember data about your visit, such as the preferred language and settings, which can save time for your next visit and make the website more useful by personalizing its content. Cookies play an important role in improving the user experience of web browsing.
Cookies do not contain any type of specific personal data and the majority of them are erased from the users hard drive when the browser’s session terminates, these are the so-called “session cookies”. The majority of browsers accept cookies and, independently of them, permit or prevent them in the saftey settings for temporary or persistent cookies.
TYPES OF COOKIES USED
This website uses both temporary session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies only store data while the user is connected to the website whereas persistent cookies store the data on the terminal so they may be accessed for more than one session.
Depending on the reason for which the data is obtained by the cookies, this website may employ:
– Technical Cookies: These are cookies that allow the user to browse a website, platform or application and to utilise the various options or services that are available on them such as, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, session identification accessing areas with a log-in, remembering the items in an order, the check-out process for an order, subscribing or participating in an event, using security features while browsing, storing content for distribution of videos or audio, or sharing content to social networks.
– Personalized Cookies: These cookies allow the user to predefine some general characteristics based on a set of criteria in the user’s terminal, which can include language, type of browser used, regional settings, etc., which are employed when accessing a service.
– Complement Cookies: These cookies are used to exchange social content. Our website features some “social content complement modules” which make it easy for members of social networks to share content.
HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES IN A BROWSER?
Browser users have the option to allow, block or remove cookies installed on their computers by means of the set up preferences on the browser installed on their terminal:
In some browsers the user can add specific rules to manage cookies for each website, which can provide more accurate control over privacy. This means users are able to block cookies from all websites apart from the ones they trust.