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 navigation functions through the Internet and help, among other things, to customize the services of the owner of the website, facilitate navigation and usability through it, obtain aggregate information from web visitors, enable the reproduction and display of multimedia content on the web, allow elements of interaction between the user and the web or enable security tools.
Definitions used in this cookies policy
Web usability: can be defined as the experience that a user has when navigating a web page and interacting with it.
Aggregate information: non-nominal information, typically numerical and for statistical purposes.
Terminal equipment: computer (computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.) of the user browsing the Internet.
Editor: responsible or owner of the web page.
Third: external entity, collaborator, provider of services or related to the editor, intervening in the management of some cookies .
Responsible for the cookie: the editor, responsible or owner of the website, or even the third party in some cases.
Navigation habits: trends displayed by the user when browsing through a web page, such as the time spent visiting the page, the parties they visit, the most frequent sections, the origin of the visit or destination of the visit, among others.
What kind of cookies are there?
According to the entity that manages it:
Own cookies: 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: 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.
According to the period of time that remain activated in the terminal equipment:
Session cookies: are a type of cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page.
Persistent cookies: they are a type of cookies in which the data is still stored in the terminal and which can be accessed for processing 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 with 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 data communication, identify the session, access restricted access parts, remember the elements that make up an order, perform the purchase process of an order, make the application for registration or participation in an event, use security elements during navigation, store contents for the diffusion of videos or sound, or sharing content through social networks.
Personalization cookies: those that allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user's terminal, such as, for example, the language, the type of browser through which the user accesses the service, the regional configuration from where you access the service, etc.
Analysis cookies: are those that allow the person responsible for tracking and analyzing 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 website, 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 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, if applicable, the editor has included in the website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided, according to criteria such as the edited content or the frequency in which the ads are displayed.
Behavioral advertising cookies: those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, if applicable, the editor has included in the website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided. These cookies store information on the behavior of users obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on this.
Specifically, what cookies do we use?
When leaving the website.
How to deactivate cookies?
Blocking or deactivating all cookies helps protect privacy, but may also limit the experience on some websites, as well as limit functionality or even prevent the correct navigation or use of some of their services. If you want to know how to disable cookies in the most popular web browsers, access the following tutorials:
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