What are cookies?
Cookies are small files that are installed on the user’s computer when they access a website. Cookies allow, among other things, store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their team and, depending on the information they contain and the way they use their equipment, depending on the type of cookie and the information they collect, can be used to recognize the user.
Types of cookies
According to the entity that manages the cookies:
Own cookies: are those that are sent to the user’s device or terminal from our computer or domain, and are managed by ourselves, as owners and editors of this web page.
Third party cookies: those that are sent to the user’s device or terminal from a computer or domain that is not managed by us, but by a third party that will process the information obtained through cookies.
According to the storage time:
Session cookies: are those that collect and store the data when the user accesses the web page and cease once the user leaves it.
Persistent cookies: are those that have a determined duration in time by the person responsible for the treatment. The conservation time can vary between a few minutes to several years. They are used to save and retrieve certain parameters each time the user visits the web page.
According to its purpose:
Technical cookies: they are essential and strictly necessary for the proper functioning of the website and use the different options or services we offer. For example, those that serve for the maintenance of the session, the management of response time, performance or validation of options, use security elements, share content with social networks, etc.
Personalization cookies: are those that allow the user to specify or customize some features of the web page. For example, define the language, regional configuration or browser type.
Analysis Cookies: are those that allow us to track and analyze user behavior on our website to develop navigation profiles and to know the preferences of users of it. They are usually used to measure the user’s activity in order to improve the service we offer based on the results we obtain. For example, an analytical cookie would control the geographic areas of greatest interest to a user, which is the product or service with the most acceptance, etc.
Advertising cookies: are those that allow us to manage the advertising spaces on the websites.
Behavioral advertising cookies: are those that allow the management of advertising spaces on our website. The function of these cookies is to store information on the behavior of users on our website, to subsequently display personalized advertising.
What cookies do we use?
Google Analytics (Google, Inc.): We use Google Analytics cookies to measure the interaction of users with the content of the site. Google is assigned to the Web Choices tool, from which you can disable the use of its cookies: http://optout.aboutads.info/.
Doubleclick (Google, Inc.): We use Google Doubleclick cookies to display advertising based on user behavior. Google is assigned to the Web Choices tool, from which you can disable the use of its cookies: http://optout.aboutads.info/. In the same way, the user can avoid advertising based on their behavior through the following tool .
Addthis (AddThis LLC): We use Addthis cookies to allow visitors to share a page through Facebook, Twitter, email and other means.
Yandex Metrica (Yandex NV): We use Yandex Metrica cookies to measure the interaction of users with the content of the website.
Facebook (Facebook Ireland, Ltd): We use Facebook cookies to remember the status of your Facebook session and to allow you to log into our website.
How to disable or delete cookies?