What are Cookies?

A cookie is any type of file or device that is downloaded to the terminal equipment of a user in order to store data that can be updated and retrieved by the entity responsible for its installation.

Types of Cookies

Depending on the entity that manages them:

– Own Cookies:

They 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:

They 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 data obtained through cookies.

The time that they are enabled:

– Session Cookies:

They are a type of cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a website. They are often used to store information of interest only during the service requested by the user and only once (e.g. a list of purchased products).

– Persistent cookies:

They are a type of cookies in which the data is still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a defined period by the provider of the cookie, and can range from a few minutes to several years.

By purpose:

– Technical Cookies:

They are those that allow the user to navigate through a website, platform or application and use of the different options or services that exist, for example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access to restricted areas, remember the items of an order, perform the buying process of an order, perform an application for registration or participation in an event, use security features for navigation, content storage for video or sound streaming or sharing content via social networks.

– Customization Cookies:

These allow users to access a service with some features of a general nature based on a predefined set of criteria on the users terminal such as would be the language, the type of browser through which the service is accessed, locale where access to the service occurs, etc.

– Analytical Cookies:

These allow the provider to monitor and analyze the behaviour of users of the websites to which they are linked. The information gathered through such cookies is used in measuring the activity of web sites and applications or platform for profiling navigation users of these sites, applications and platforms, in order to make improvements based on analysis of usage data from users of the service.

– Advertising Cookies:

These enable the management, in the most effective manner possible, of advertising spaces, if the publisher has included a website, application or platform from the requested service based on criteria such as edited content or the frequency at which ads are displayed.

– Behavioural advertising cookies:

They are those that enable the management, in the most effective manner possible, of advertising spaces, if the publisher has included them in a website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided. These cookies store information on user behaviour obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, allowing you to develop a specific profile to display ads based on this.

What types of cookies does this site use?

According to the above classification on this website different types of cookies are used:

  • According to the entity that manages: own cookies and third party cookies.
  • The time that they are enabled: session cookies and persistent cookies.
  • By purpose: technical cookies, cookies for customization, analytical cookies, cookies advertising, and behavioural advertising cookies.