Cookies Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are files that are installed on the website of the user’s browser or devices (smartphones, tablets) through the pages of the website and are used to store information about their visit.

Cookies are used to:

  • Ensure that websites can function correctly.
  • Store preferences, such as language or font size.
  • Know the user’s browsing experience.
  • Collect anonymous statistical information, such as pages the user has visited or how long they have been on the website.

The use of Cookies allows browsing to be optimized, adapting the information and services offered to the interests of users, to provide a better experience whenever you visit the website.

Typology, purpose and how it works

Cookies, depending on their permanence, can be divided into session or permanent cookies. The first ones expire when the user closes the browser. The second ones expire when the objective for which they serve is fulfilled or when they are manually deleted.

In addition, depending on their purpose, cookies can be classified as:

  • Strictly necessary (technical): they are essential for the page. It is normally generated when the user accesses or logs into the website and is used to identify themselves on the website for the following purposes:
    • They keep the user identified so that, if they leave the website, the browser or the device and access the same page again at another time, they will continue to be identified, thus facilitating their navigation without having to identify themselves again.
    • Check if the user is authorized to access certain Services or areas of the website.
  • Performance: They are used to improve the browsing experience and optimize the operation of the website, such as storing service settings or storing the purchase made in a shopping cart.
  • Advertising: They are those that collect information about the advertisements shown to the users of the website. They can be of two types:
    • Anonymous: They only collect information about the advertising spaces displayed on the website, regardless of the user who accessed the website, that is, without expressly identifying themselves.
    • Personalized: They collect personal information from the user of the website by a third party, for the personalization of these advertising spaces.
  • Geolocation: These cookies are used to find out in which country or region the user who accesses a website service is located, in order to offer content or services appropriate to their location.
  • Analytics: They collect information about the user’s browsing experience on the website, usually anonymously, although sometimes they also allow the user to be uniquely and unequivocally identified to obtain reports on the interests of users in the services offered by the site.

Cookies used

  • Level 1: Cookies strictly necessary for the provision of the same service requested by the user.
  • Level 2: Performance cookies (anonymous) necessary for the maintenance of content and navigation, of which it is only necessary to inform about their existence.
  • Level 3: Cookies managed by third parties that allow user tracking through other websites that are not the owner of this website. Normally they correspond to advertising or analytical cookies where the user is identified in a unique way.

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