WHAT ARE THE COOKIES?
DEFINITIONS USED IN THIS COOKIES POLICY
- Web usability: can be defined as the experience that a user has when browsing, using and interacting with a web page
- Aggregate information: non-nominal information, typically numerical and for the purpose of providing statistical information
- Terminal equipment: computer (computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.) of the user browsing the Internet
- Editor: responsible or holder of the web page
- Third: external entity, collaborator, service provider or related to the publisher, intervening in the management of some cookies
- Responsible for the cookie: the publisher, responsible person, owner of the website or even the third party in some cases
- Navigation habits: trends that the user shows when navigating through a web page, such as time that visits the page, parts that visit, more frequent sections, origin of the visit, destination of the visit, among others.
WHAT TYPE OF COOKIES EXIST?
According to the entity that manages it:
Third party cookies: 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 treats the data obtained through cookies.
Depending on the length of time they remain activated in the terminal equipment:
Session Cookies: These are a type of cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page.
Persistent Cookies: These 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.
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 different options or services that exist in it, such as controlling traffic and communication of data, identify the session, access restricted access parts, remember the elements that integrate an order, carry out the process of buying an order, make the application for registration or participation in an event, use security features during navigation, store contents for dissemination of videos or sound or share content through social networks.
Analysis Cookies: are those that allow the responsible of the same, the monitoring and analysis of the behavior of the users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used in the measurement of the activity of the websites, application or platform and for the elaboration of navigation profiles of the users of said sites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements in function of the analysis of the usage data that the users of the service do.
Advertising cookies: those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, if applicable, the publisher has included in a webpage, application or platform from which it provides the requested service based on criteria such as the content edited or the frequency at which the ads are displayed.
Behavioral advertising cookies: these are the ones that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, if applicable, the publisher has included in a web page, application or platform from which it provides the requested service. These cookies store information about the behavior of the users obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows to develop a specific profile to show advertising in function of the same.
HOW TO DEACTIVATE THE COOKIES?
Blocking or deactivating all cookies helps to protect privacy, but may also limit the experience on some websites, as well as limiting functionality or even not allow the proper navigation or use of some of its services. If you want to know how to disable cookies in the most popular web browsers, access the following tutorials:
Complete information about the applicable regulations on cookies here.
Applicable Legislation: Law 34/2002