What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small piece of text that websites send to your browser and store on the user’s terminal, which can be a personal computer, a mobile phone, a tablet, etc .. These files allow the Website to remember information about your visit, such as language and preferred options, which can facilitate your next visit and make the site more useful by customizing its contents. Cookies play an important role in improving the user’s experience of the Web.
How are the cookies used?
By browsing this Web site you are accepting that cookies can be installed on your terminal and allow us to know the following information:
• Statistical information on the use of the web.
• The ‘login’ of the user to keep the session active on the web.
• The format of the preferred web access from mobile devices.
• Recent searches on web services and data customization services.
• Information about the ads shown to the user.
• Survey information in which the user has participated.
• Data connection to social networks for users accessing with Facebook or Twitter.
Types of cookies used
This site uses both temporary session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies store information only while the user accesses the Web and permanent cookies store data in the terminal to be accessed and used in more than one session.
Depending on the purpose the data obtained through the cookies has, the Web can use:
They are those that allow the user to navigate through the website or application and use different existing options or services. For example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access the Web parts of restricted access, remember the elements of an order, make the request for registration or participation in an event, use security features for the navigation and store content for broadcast video or sound.
They are those that allow the user to access the service with some general features predefined in the terminal or defined by the user. For example: language, type of browser through which you access the service, design selected content, geolocation of the terminal and the location from which you access the service.
They are those that allow effective management of advertising spaces that are included on the website or application from which the service is provided. Allowing to adjust the content of advertising for this is relevant for the user in order to avoid showing ads the user has already seen.
Cookies statistical analysis
They are those that allow the monitoring and analysis of user behavior on websites. The information gathered through such cookies is used for measuring the activity of the Web, application or platform sites and profiling of user navigation of these sites, in order to introduce service improvements based on the users data.
Third Party Cookies
In some Web pages third-party cookies can be installed, allowing you to manage and improve the services offered. Such as statistical services of Google Analytics.
Managing cookies in the browser?
The user has the option to allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by configuring your browser options installed on your terminal:
You can allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by configuring your browser options. You can find information about how, in relation to the most common browsers, in the links included below:
• Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9
• Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/es/products/firefox/cookies
• Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647
• Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042
Some browsers can be configured to manage cookies for specific Web site rules, which provides more precise control over privacy. This means you can disable cookies from all sites except those in which you trust.