What are cookies?
A cookie refers to any type of data storage and retrieval device used on a user’s terminal equipment for the purpose of storing and retrieving information already stored, as established in Article 22.2 of Law 34/2002, of July 11, on Information and e-Commerce Service Institution (LSSI, by its Spanish acronym).
Types of cookies
Cookies are then sorted according to a number of categories. However, it should be noted that the same cookie may be included in more than one category.
Types of cookies depending on the managing entity
First- party cookies: refer to 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.
Third-party cookies: refer to those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the publisher, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through cookies.
Types of cookies according to their purpose
Technical cookies: Allow the user to navigate through a website, platform or application and the use of the different available options or services, including those that the publisher uses to enable the management and operation of the platform and enable its functions and services, for example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access parts of restricted access, remember the elements that make up an order, make the buying process of an order, manage the payment, control fraud linked to the security of the service, make the request for registration or participation in an event, count visits for the purpose of billing licenses of the software with which the service works (platform or application), use security features during navigation, store content for broadcasting videos or sound, enable dynamic content (for example, animation of loading a text or image) or share content through social networks.
Preference or personalization cookies: refer to cookies that allow information to be remembered so that the user can access the service with certain characteristics that may differentiate their experience from that of other users, such as, for example, the language, the number of results to be displayed when the user performs a search, the appearance or content of the service depending on the type of browser through which the user accesses the service or the region from which the user accesses the service, etc.
Analysis or measurement cookies: these cookies allow the managing party to monitor and analyze the behavior of the users of the platform to which they are linked, including the quantification of the impact of the advertisements. The information collected through this type of cookies is used in measuring the activity of the websites, application or platform, in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of the usage data made by the users of the service.
Behavioral advertising cookies: refer to those that store information on user behavior obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, allowing the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on their usage.
Types of cookies depending on how long they remain activated
Session Cookies: refer to those designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a platform. They are usually used to store information that only needs to be kept to render the requested service by the user on a single occasion and disappear at the end of the session.
Persistent cookies: refer to those in which the data remain stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a defined period by the party responsible for the cookie.
Cookies used by this platform
This platform uses session and permanent cookies, techniques, and analysis. Cookies have the purpose of making navigation more efficient. In no case do these cookies provide personal data and are not used for the collection of personal data.
You can make any changes to the settings of the cookies used, through the “Cookie Panel”.
The type of cookies used by our platform is indicated below, along with information about their management (own or by third parties), purpose, function and retention period:
Third party cookies:
We also inform you that you can block or disable cookies through your browser settings and our control panel. If you block or disable them, you will still be able to use our platform, although the use of some of the services may be limited and therefore your experience on our platform less satisfactory.
For more information about the Firefox browser click here: https://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-sitios-web-rastrear-preferencias?redirectlocale=es&redirectslug=habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-we
For more information about the Chrome browser click here: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647
For more information about the Internet Explorer browser click here: https://support.microsoft.com/es-es/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
For more information about the Safari browser click here: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH19214?viewlocale=es_ES&locale=es_ES
We recommend reviewing this policy every time you access our platform, in order to be properly informed about possible changes.
Date of publication: May 17, 2021