Cookies are text files stored on the computer or mobile device by a web server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of the cookies and allowed the Website to remember browsing preferences and navigate in an efficient way. Cookies ensure the interaction between the user and the website is faster and easier.
How do Cookies work?
Cookies can only store text, which is generally anonymous and encrypted. No personal data will be stored in the cookies, nor can it be associated with an identified or identifiable person.
The data allowed on the website to keep the information between pages, and also to analyze how to interact with the website. Cookies are secure as they can only store the data that was put in place by the browser, which is information what the user has entered in the browser or what is included in the page request. You cannot run the code and cannot be used to access your computer. If a website encrypts cookies data, only the website can read that data.
What types of cookies do we use?
The cookies used by this website can be distinguished according to the following criteria:
- Types of cookies according to the entity that manages them:
Depending on the entity that manages the computer or domain from which cookies are sent and treats the data obtained, we can distinguish:
- Own cookies: These are the ones 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: These are the ones 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.
In the event that cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the publisher itself but the information collected through them is managed by a third party, they cannot be considered as their own cookies.
- Types of cookies according to the period of time they remain activated:
Depending on the period of time they remain activated on the terminal equipment we can distinguish:
- Session cookies: They are a type of cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a website. They are usually used to store information that only interests to keep for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion (e.g. a list of products purchased).
- Persistent cookies : They are a type of cookies in which the data are still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the person responsible for the cookies, and that can range from a few minutes to several years.
- Types of cookies according to their purpose:
Depending on the purpose for which the data obtained through cookies are processed, we can distinguish between:
- Technical cookies: These are the ones that allow the user to browse through a website, platform or application and use different options or services that exist in it, such as controlling traffic and data communication, identify the session, access to restricted areas, remember elements from an order, process an order, request a registration or participation event, use security elements during the navigation, store content for the dissemination of videos or sound or share content through social networks.
- Customization cookies: These are the ones that allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user’s terminal such as the language, the type of browser you use to access the service, the original configuration from where you access the service, etc.
- Analysis cookies: These are the ones that allow the person responsible for them, to monitor and analysis the behavior of liked website users. The information collected through this type of cookies is used in to measure the website,, application and platform activity and to elaborate browsing profiles of those site applications and platforms users, in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of usage data made by users of the service.
- Advertising cookies: To serve ads we use Google Adwords. In this way, through Google Adwords cookies, we will be able to know the success of our advertisement campaigns as well as the total generated sales by each for them. Cookies are often used to select content-based ads that are relevant to a user, to improve campaign performance reports. The “__ga” cookie enabled on the domain of the website you are visiting. Unlike cookies enabled on your own domains. There function is, among other things, to measure the interactions within the ads included in that domain and the cookies used to limit the percentage of requests preventing you from seeing the same advertising too many times. Google also uses several conversion cookies whose primary purpose is to help advertisers determine the number of times people who click on their ads end up purchasing their products. These cookies allow Google and the advertiser to determine if you clicked on the ad and subsequently access the advertiser’s website. However, conversion cookies only last for a limited period of time and are not used by Google for ad targeting. Typically, these cookies are enabled in the “googleadservices.com” or “google.com/ads” domains and are called “Conversion” and “TAID”. Conversion cookies data can also be used in conjunction with your Google Account to link conversion events on different devices. Only anonymous data collected through these cookies is shared with advertisers. Google may show you ads from our website due to these cookies on its browser or other third-party websites. Some of our other cookies may also be used to measure conversion events. For example, DoubleClick and Google Analytics cookies may also be used for this purpose.
You can disable these cookies in your browser options or by going to: [http://www.google.com/settings/ads]
Cookies Management Tool
This website uses Google Analytics.
Google Analytics is a free web analytics tool from Google that primarily lets website owners know how users interact their website. It also enables cookies on the domain of the site you are on and uses a set of cookies called “__utma” and “__utmz” to collect information anonymously and report website trends without identifying individual users.
How to manage Cookies on your computer: deactivating and deleting cookies
All Internet browsers allow you to limit the behavior of a cookies or disable cookies within your browser settings or options. The steps to do this are different for each browser, you can find instructions in the browser’s help menu.
You can allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by configuring the browser options installed on your computer:
- For more information about Internet Explorer click here or how to block, enable or allow cookies click here..
- For more information about Chrome click here..
- For more information about Safari click here.
- For more information about Firefox click here.
Through your browser, you can also view the cookies that are on your computer and delete them as you see fit. Cookies are text files, you can open them and read the content. The data within them is generally encrypted with a numeric key that corresponds to a session on the Internet, so it often doesn’t make sense beyond the web page that wrote it.