What is a cookie?
A ‘cookie’ is a small amount of text that is stored in your browser (such as Google Chrome or Apple Safari) when you browse most websites.
What is NOT a cookie?
It is not a virus, or a Trojan, or a worm, or spam, or spyware, or open windows pop-up.
What information is inside a cookie?
Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about you, such as credit cards or bank details, photographs or personal information, etc. The data they keep are of a technical nature, statistics, personal preferences, personalization of contents, etc.
The web server does not associate you as a person but your web browser. In fact, if you regularly navigate with the Chrome browser and try to navigate through the same web with the Firefox browser, you will see that the web does not realize that you are the same person because you are actually associating the information with the browser, not person.
What kind of cookies are there?
- Technical cookies: These are the most basic and allow, among other things, to know when a human or an automated application is browsing, when an anonymous and registered user navigates, basic tasks for the operation of any dynamic web.
- Analysis cookies: They collect information about the type of navigation you are doing, the sections you use most, products consulted, time zone of use, language, etc.
- Advertising cookies: Display advertising based on your browsing, country of origin, language, etc.
What are own and third party cookies?
Own cookies are generated by the page you are visiting and those of third parties are those generated by external services or providers such as Mailchimp, Mailrelay, Facebook, Twitter, Google adsense, etc.
What cookies does this website use?
This website uses its own and third-party cookies. On this website the following cookies are used which are detailed below:
List of cookies:
- Personalization: Cookies help us remember with what people or websites you have interacted, so we can show you related content.
- Preferences: Cookies allow us to remember your settings and preferences, such as the preferred language and your privacy settings.
Third party cookies
This website in certain cases may use third-party cookies. This is due to the integration of third party services in which they can store cookies on their servers. These services are the following:
Google Analytics Cookies: these are analysis cookies that allow the tracking and analysis of the behavior of USERS of the websites to which they are linked.
The information collected through this type of cookies is used in the measurement of the activity of the websites, application or platform and for the creation of navigation profiles of the USERS of said sites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements in function of the analysis of the usage data that USERS do of the service.
Google Analytics stores cookies on servers located in the United States and agrees not to share it with third parties, except in cases where it is necessary for the operation of the system or when the law requires to that effect.
According to Google, it does not save the USER’s IP address.
Google Inc. is a company adhering to the Safe Harbor Agreement that guarantees that all transferred data will be treated with a level of protection in accordance with European regulations. The USER can consult detailed information in this regard in this link: this link.
If the USER wants more information about the use that Google gives to the cookies, they can access it through this other link: this link.
In some parts of the website, YouTube is used to offer its own videos.
YouTube stores information to be able to generate statistics about the visits of videos embedded in other pages.
While YouTube is owned by Google, you can get more information about the cookies policy in this link.
Can cookies be deleted?
Yes, and not only delete, also block, in a general or particular way for a specific domain.
To remove cookies from a website you must go to the configuration of your browser and there you can search the associated to the domain in question and proceed to its removal.
- Setting cookies for Google Chrome.
- Setting cookies for Apple Safari.
- Setting cookies for Internet Explorer.
- Setting cookies for Mozilla Firefox.
More information about cookies
If you wish to have more control over the installation of cookies, you can install programs or add-ons to your browser, known as ‘Do Not Track’ tools, which will allow you to choose the cookies you wish to allow.