What are cookies and what do we use them for on the website?

A cookie is a file that is downloaded to the device by the user to access a certain website to store and retrieve information about the navigation that is done on the computer.

Cookies allow this website, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the user's choices and habits. On the website, the cookies that exist are necessary for the operation of the website.

It is important to note that the use of cookies does not provide personal data of the user.

What kind of cookies exist?

Cookies, depending on the time they remain activated, can be divided into session cookies or permanent cookies.

  • Session and persistent cookies: in session cookies, the data collected are only collected while the user is browsing the website and are deleted when the browser is closed. In the case of the persistent ones, the data continues to be stored in the terminal for a certain period of time, thus facilitating the control of the chosen preferences without having to repeat certain parameters each time the website is visited.

Additionally, depending on the entity that manages them, cookies can be classified as own or third party:

  • Own or third party cookies: 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. And, third-party cookies, which are those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor, but by another entity that treats the data obtained through cookies.

As for the purpose, cookies can be:

  • Technical / customization / analysis / advertising cookies: technical cookies would be those that allow traffic control and data communication; customization cookies, those that allow users to access according to some characteristics that are collected (browser, language, etc.). Those of analysis are those that allow the person responsible for them, monitoring and analysis of the behavior of users of the websites to which they are linked, collect data on the behavior of users and allow to develop a user profile. Finally, advertising cookies collect data on the management of advertising space.

What type of cookies does the website use?




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