Date of last update: 03/18/2021
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small files that are installed on the hard drive or in the browser of the computer, tablet, smartphone or equivalent device with Internet browsing functions and help, among others: personalize the services of the website owner, facilitate navigation and usability through it, obtain aggregated information from website visitors, enable the playback and display of multimedia content on the website itself, allow elements of interaction between the user and the website itself, enable security tools, and so on.
- Data: It is the information that is obtained through the user’s terminal equipment through the data storage and retrieval device (cookies or others). The data will be personal when it is information about identified or identifiable natural persons, in the terms established in article 4 of the RGPD
- Aggregate information: non-nominal information, typically numerical and for the purpose of providing statistical information
- Terminal equipment: It is the device from which the user accesses the service, such as a personal computer, a mobile phone, a tablet, etc., and from which the information is obtained.
- Editor: person in charge or owner of the website
- Third party: external entity, collaborator, service provider or related to the publisher, involved in the management of some cookies
- Responsible for the cookie: the editor, person in charge, owner of the web page or, even, the third party in some cases
- Browsing habits: trends that the user shows when browsing through a web page, such as, for example, time spent on the page, parts visited, most frequent sections, origin of the visit, destination of the visit, among others.
WHAT KIND OF COOKIES ARE THERE?
According to the entity that manages it:
- Own cookies: 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: are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the publisher, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through cookies.
- According to the length of time they remain activated in the terminal equipment:
- Session cookies: are those designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page. They are usually used to store information that is only interesting to keep for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion (for example, a list of products purchased) and they disappear when the session ends.
- Persistent cookies: are those in which the data is still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, and which can range from a few minutes to several years.
- According to the purpose for which the data obtained through cookies are processed:
- Technical cookies: 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. web and enable its functions and services, such as, for example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access restricted access parts, remember the elements that make up an order, carry out the purchase process of an order, manage the payment, control fraud linked to the security of the service, make the request for registration or participation in an event, count visits for the purpose of invoicing the software licenses with which the service works (website, platform or application), use security features during browsing, store content for broadcasting videos or sound, enable dynamic content (for example, animac uploading a text or image) or share content through social networks. Also belonging to this category, due to their technical nature, are those cookies that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, as one more element of design or “layout” of the service offered to the user, the publisher has included in a web page, application or platform based on criteria such as edited content, without collecting information from users for different purposes, such as personalizing that advertising content or other content.
- Preference or personalization cookies: 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 number of results to be displayed when the user performs a search, the appearance or content of the service based on the type of browser through which the user accesses the service or the region from which the user accesses the service, etc. .
- Analysis or measurement cookies: 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 cookie is used to measure the activity of the websites, application or platform, in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of the usage data made by the users of the service.
- Advertising cookies: are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included in a web page, application or platform from which the requested service is provided based on criteria such as the edited content or the frequency in which the ads are shown.
- Behavioral advertising cookies: are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included in a web page, application or platform from which the requested service is provided. These cookies store information on the behavior of users obtained through continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on it.
SPECIFICALLY, WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE?
Through these cookies:
Profiles of users who browse through the web are not created and, therefore, no automated decisions are made based on this data.
HOW TO DISABLE COOKIES?
Blocking or deactivating all cookies helps protect privacy, but it can also limit the experience on some websites, as well as limit functionalities or even prevent proper navigation or use of some of its services.
You can activate or deactivate the cookies described above (with the exception of technical cookies, which are necessary for correct operation) through the configurator that appears in the cookie use notice, when accessing our main page. Keep in mind that, if you accept third-party cookies, you must delete them from the browser options or from the system offered by the third party itself.
Similarly, if you want to know how to disable cookies in the most popular web browsers, access the following tutorials:
If you have any questions or concerns about this Cookies Policy, you can contact us through the contact methods on our website.