What are cookies? A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain web pages. Among other things, cookies allow a web page to store and recover information about the browsing habits of a user or computer and, depending on the information they contain, and how you use your computer, they may be used to recognise the user. A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain web pages. Among other things, cookies allow a web page to store and recover information about the browsing habits of a user or computer and, depending on the information they contain, and how you use your computer, they may be used to recognise the user. What types of cookies are there? Depending on who manages them: § First-party Cookies: those that are sent to the user’s computer from the domain managed by the website visited, and from which the service requested by the user is provided. § Third-party Cookies: those that are sent to the user’s computer from a domain that is not managed by the visited website, but rather by another entity.
According to the purpose: Technical Cookies: those that allow the user to browse a website and the use of different options or services that exist on it, including those that allow us to manage and operate on the website and enable its functions and services, such as, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted areas, remembering the items that make up an order, carrying out the purchase process for an order, managing payments, controlling fraud, requesting registration or participation in an event, counting visits, etc. Preference or Personalization Cookies: those that make it possible to remember information so that the user can access the service with certain characteristics that may differentiate their experience from that of other users, such as, for example, the language, the number of results to be shown when the user performs a search, the appearance or content of the service, depending on the type of browser through which the user accesses the service or the region from which the user accesses the service, etc. Analysis Cookies: those that allow us to quantify the number of users and thus measure and statistically analyse how users use the service offered. For this purpose, your browsing is analysed on our website, to improve the range of products or services that we offer you. Advertising Cookies: those that allow us to manage in the most efficient way possible the offer of advertising space on the website, matching the content of the advertisement to the content of the requested service or the use you make of our website. For this purpose, we may analyse your Internet browsing habits and we can show you advertising related to your browsing profile. According to the length of permanence: Session Cookies: those that are designed to collect and store data while the user is accessing a web page. They are usually used to store information that is only of interest for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion (for example, a list of purchased products), and they disappear at the end of the session. Persistent Cookies: those in which the data continue to be stored on the terminal and can be accessed and managed for a specific period of time by the party responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.
What cookies do we use? [NOTE: This section must be completed by the company and will vary depending on the features and technology of each website. Consult the programmer or the company that has designed your web site. Every cookie used must be identified, stating whether it is a first-party or a third-party cookie, the purpose it serves and how long it is saved].
Cookie settings for the most popular browsers (these steps may vary, depending on the browser version). Chrome:Go to Settings or Preferences via the File menu or by clicking on the customisation icon with three vertical dots in the top right corner. You will see different sections. Click on: Show Advanced Options. Go to Privacy and Security. Select View all Cookies and other website data. A list will appear with all cookies sorted by domain. To make it easier for you to find the cookies for a particular domain, enter all or part of the address in the Search for cookies field. After applying this filter, one or more lines with the cookies from the requested website will appear on screen. Now, all you have to do is select the cookie and click on the trash bin to delete it.
Explorer: Go to the Tools menu, Internet Options or the gear-wheel icon on the right. Click on Privacy and then on Settings and Advanced. There you can choose how cookies are controlled.
Firefox: Go to Options or preferences according to your operating system by clicking on the three horizontal bars at the top right hand corner of the browser. Click on Privacy & Security. Under Cookies and site data, you can manage everything related to cookies.
Opera: Go to Easy Settings by clicking on the three horizontal bars at the top right hand corner of the browser. Click on Privacy & Security. In Cookies and other site data, you can manage everything related to cookies.
Safari for OSX: Go to Preferences and then Privacy. Here you will see the Block cookies option which allows you to set the type of blocking you want to carry out.
Safari for iOS: Go to Settings, then Safari. Go to Privacy & Security where you will find the Block cookies option which allows you to set the type of blocking you want to carry out.
Android: Launch the browser and click on the Menu key, then Settings. Go to Settings & Privacy where you will find the option Accept cookies for you to check or uncheck the box.
Other information about cookies No data is transferred to third parties and no automated profiling is performed with the information obtained by cookies. You can access more information about your privacy in the website Legal Notice. In addition, you may submit claims pertaining to your rights to the Supervisory Authority (www.aepd.es) which also has several guides on cookies and privacy on the Internet.