What are cookies and why do we use them on the website?
A cookie is a file that is downloaded onto the user’s device when certain websites are accessed and is used to store and retrieve information regarding navigation on that device.
Cookies enable the website to store and retrieve information on the user’s decisions and habits.
It is important to note that cookies do not provide the user’s personal details.
What type of cookies does the website use?
Depending on how long they are activated for, cookies can be separated into session cookies or permanent cookies. The only types used on the website are:
- Persistent cookies: Data remains stored in the computer system and may be accessed and processed for a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, which may range from a few minutes to several years.
Additionally, depending on the company that manages them, cookies may be classified as first-party or third-party cookies. This website only uses:
- Third-party cookies: These are sent to the user’s computer system from a computer system or domain that is not managed by the editor but by another company that processes the data obtained via the cookies.
With regard to their purpose, the only cookies used on the website are analytical. These enable the person responsible for the cookies to track and analyse user behaviour on related websites. The information collected through this type of cookie is used to analyse the origin of traffic that comes to the website, to study this data so that it can be applied to improve the website’s positioning, and to gather some browsing data or form fields filled in by the same user.
How can I deactivate cookies on my browser?
Most browsers currently allow the user to decide whether to accept cookies and which to accept. These settings can normally be found in the “Options” or “Preferences” section of your browser menu.
Here are some instructions for cookie configuration on the main browsers:
Chrome: Settings -> Advanced -> Privacy and security -> Content settings. For more information, please contact Google support or consult the Help menu on your browser.
Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy and security -> History -> Custom settings. For more information, please contact Mozilla support or consult the Help menu on your browser.
Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings. For more information, please contact Microsoft support or consult the Help menu on your browser.
Safari: Preferences -> Privacy. For more information, please contact Apple support or consult the Help menu on your browser.