What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small data file placed on your device from a Website visited, they are used to record certain browsing interactions on a Website, storing data that may be updated and retrieved. These files are stored on the user’s computer and contain anonymous data that is harmless for your computer. They are used to record user preferences, such as language, access date or web page personalisation.
Cookies can also be used to record anonymous information about how the visitor uses a site. For example, from which website have they accessed, or if they have used a “banner” to arrive.
What are the different types of cookies used for?
According to their purpose:
Technical cookies: Indispensable and strictly necessary for the correct operation of a Website and the use of the different options and services it offers, such as those used for maintaining the session, management of time response, performance or validation of options, use of security elements, sharing contents with social networks, etc.
Personalisation cookies: Enable the user to specify or personalise some characteristics of the general options of the website, e.g., define the language, regional configuration or type of browser.
Analytical cookies: Used by our Website to create browsing profiles and to know user preferences so as to improve the offer of products and services. For example, an analytical cookie is used to control the geographical areas that are more interesting for the user, the most popular products, etc.
Publicity cookies: Enable the management of publicity based on specific criteria. E.g., frequency of access, contents edited, etc. Publicity cookies, by managing publicity, store information on usage habits, studying access and creating a user preference profile, to offer publicity related to the interests recorded in your profile.
According to life span:
Session cookies: they last while the user is browsing on the Website and are erased when you leave the site.
Persistent cookies: They are stored in the user’s device for a longer period of time, facilitating control of the chosen preferences without having to enter certain parameters whenever the Website is revisited.
What happens if I don’t want to have these cookies or do nothing about them?
Please bear in mind that if you reject or delete website navigation cookies, we will be unable to store your preferences, some of the features of the website will be unavailable, we will not be able to offer you personalised services and whenever you revisit our website you will be asked again for authorisation regarding cookie usage.
Nevertheless, if you decide to modify the configuration of your access to the website, you should be aware that it is possible to delete the cookies or impede the recording of this information on your equipment at any time by modifying the configuration parameters of your browser:
These browsers are regularly subject to updates or modifications, therefore we cannot guarantee that they will work perfectly with your browser version. You may also be using other browsers not mentioned above, such as Konqueror, Arora, Flock, etc. To avoid maladjustments, you may access directly from your browser options that can normally be found in the Options menu, in the “Privacy” section. (Please refer to your browser help for more information.)
Where can I obtain more information?
You can find more information about cookies by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org or www.youronlinechoices.eu.