WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a small file of information created by the Web site that you visit and which keeps information in the user’s computer to provide access to different functions.
WHAT INFORMATION PROVIDED COOKIES?
In particular our cookies provide us the following information:
(i) The domain name of the provider that gives you access to the network. For example, if your provider is only XXX will identify you with the domain xxx.es. In this way we can create statistics on the countries and servers that most frequently visit our Web site.
(ii) The date and time of access to our website and the time that each user remains on it. This allows us to find out the hours of more affluence, and make precise adjustments to avoid saturation problems.
(iii) The internet address from which it departed the link that goes to our Web site. Thanks to this data, we can know the effectiveness of different banners and links that point to our server, in order to promote that offer better results, in order to meet the information needs of our users.
(iv) The number of daily visitors to each content. This allows us to know the areas of more success and increase and improve their content, so that the users obtain a more satisfactory information. The information obtained is completely anonymous, which means that it can not be associated to a concrete and identified user.
(v) The language chosen by each user on his first visit to the web site and the restricted space.
(vi) Security elements involved in controlling access to restricted areas.
(vii) The activity of the user on the Web site: links and places that do click, pages you visit, searches, etc. This allows us to improve the functionality of the Web site and make it more attractive and useful to the user.
The information to which we have access through the cookies allows us to customize the content based on the interests of users, but, in any case, our cookies allow us to obtain personal data, nor can read data or other cookies that exist in the user’s computer.
TYPES OF COOKIES
According to the entity which manages them:
(i) Own: are those that are sent to the terminal equipment of the user from a computer or domain managed by the own editor and from which it provides the service requested by the user.
(ii) Of third: are those that is sent to the computer terminal of the user from a team or domain that not is managed by the own editor, but by another entity that is them data obtained to traces of them cookies.
According to the time frame that remain active:
(i) Session Cookies: are a type of cookie designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page. They expire once the user leaves the website.
(ii) Persistent Cookies: they are a type of cookies in which data are still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and treated over a period of time defined by the head of the cookie, and that can range from a few minutes to a few years.
According to their purpose
(i) Technical Cookies: allow the user to browsing through the website and the use of different options / services.
(ii) Analysis of Cookies: allow to quantify the number of users and the connection of the same time and thus perform the measurement and statistical analysis of the use made of the services offered in order to improve the offering to users.
(iii) Advertising Cookies: allow the management of advertising spaces.
(iv) Behavioral advertising Cookies: these cookies store information about the behavior of the users, which has been obtained through the observation of their browsing habits.
(v) Session Cookies: session cookies allow users to be recognized on a web site so that any changes you make, article you select or data that you enter is remembered from one to another page.
In any time, can prevent the installation of cookies in your team through the option corresponding of your browser (function of helps), but in said case not can ensure you the correct operation of them different features of the Web site.
Here has of them links to the management and blocking of cookies depending on the browser that use:
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/es-xl/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10.
– last updated on September 19, 2016 –