A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain websites. Cookies allow websites, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their computer, and, depending on the information they contain and the way you use your computer, they can be used to recognize the user.
What types of cookies exist?
Depending on the entity that manages them:
– Own cookies (Technical/functional): These are those that are sent to your computer from our own equipment or domains and from which we provide the service you request.
The legitimacy for the use of strictly technical/functional cookies is given because the processing is necessary to comply with a legal obligation in accordance with Law 34/2002 Law on Information Services and Electronic Commerce.
– Third-party cookies: These are cookies that are sent to your computer from a computer or domain that is not managed by us, but by another collaborating entity. Such as, for example, those used by social networks, or external content such as Google Maps, among others.
According to the length of time they remain active (type):
– Session cookies: These are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the website, so none of them remain registered on the hard drive of your computer. The information obtained through these cookies is used to analyze web traffic patterns. Ultimately, this allows us to provide a better experience to improve the content and ease of use.
Persistent cookies: These are stored on your hard drive and are read by our website each time you make a return visit. A persistent cookie has a set expiry date. The cookie will stop working after that date. We generally use these cookies to facilitate shopping and registration services.
The cookies used by our website are:
– Technical cookies: These are those that allow the user to navigate through a website, platform, or application and the use of the different options or services that exist on it such as, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing parts of restricted access, remembering the elements that make up an order, carrying out the purchase process of an order, making the application for registration or participation in an event, using security features while browsing, storing content for broadcasting videos or sound or sharing content through social networks.
How to refuse, revoke cookie consent or delete cookies: Cookies can be blocked or deleted through your browser settings. The following links detail how to do this in each of the most commonly used browsers:
– How to manage cookies in Google Chrome
– How to manage cookies in Microsoft Internet Explorer
– How to manage cookies in Microsoft Edge
– How to manage cookies in Mozilla FireFox
– How to manage cookies in Apple Safari