What are cookies?
Any type of data storage and retrieval device that is used in the terminal equipment (for example, a computer, a mobile phone or a tablet) of a user for the purpose of storing information and retrieving information already stored. For example, information related to the browsing habits of users.
The term here referred to as cookies should be understood in the broad sense, including other similar technologies such as local shared objects or flash cookies, web beacons, bugs, etc.
What cookies does this website use?
Depending on the purpose of the cookie:
Technical cookies: These 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, including those that the editor uses to allow the management and operation of the page. website and enable its functions and services, such as, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, using security elements while browsing, enabling dynamic content (for example, animation of loading a text or image) or share content through social networks.
Preference or customization cookies: These are those that allow the user to remember information so that the user accesses the service with certain characteristics that can differentiate their experience from that of other users, such as, for example, the language, the products that may be of interest to them, the content of the service depending on the type of browser through which you access the service or the region from where you access the service, etc.
Analysis or measurement cookies: These are those that allow the person responsible for them to monitor and analyze the behavior of the users of the websites to which they are linked, including the quantification of the impacts of the advertisements. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the websites, in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of the usage data made by the users of the Website.
Depending on their duration, cookies can be:
Session: They are a type of cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page. They are usually used to store information that is only interested in keeping for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion (for example, a list of products purchased) and disappear at the end of the session. Persistent: They are a type of cookies in which the data is still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed during a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.
Depending on the entity that manages them:
Own cookies: These are those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
Third-party cookies: These are those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through cookies. In the event that cookies are served from a computer or domain managed by the editor himself, but the information collected through them is managed by a third party, they cannot be considered as own cookies, if the third party uses them for his own purposes such as the improvement of the services it provides or for the provision of services, for example, of an advertising nature, in favor of other entities.