INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
1. What is a Cookie? A Cookie is a small text file that a website, app or other platform stores on your computer, tablet, smartphone or any other similar device, with information about your browsing or use, such as a tag that identifies your device. Cookies are necessary for example to facilitate navigation and to know how users interact with the platforms, so that they can be improved. They are also very useful to be able to offer advertising according to the user's preferences, as well as for other purposes detailed below.
Cookies do not harm your computer or device. When we talk about "Cookies" we also refer to other similar technologies of installation and/or collection of information in or on your device (such as flash cookies, web beacons or bugs, pixels, HTML5 (local storage), and SDK technologies for app formats. In addition, the term "Cookies" also applies to the use of fingerprinting techniques, i.e., those techniques that combine information to help us identify your device.
Sometimes, these technologies work in conjunction with cookies to collect and store information, either to provide you with certain features or services on our Platform, or to show you advertising on third-party platforms, taking into account your browsing.
This explanation is a general sample of what is meant by Cookies for information purposes only. The Cookies that we use in a specific way are detailed in the cookies configuration panel accessible on our Platform.
2. What types of Cookies are there? Please review this section which provides an overview of the types of Cookies that can be used in an online environment. Depending on the owner of the Cookies, they can be classified into:
a. Own Cookies: these are those that are sent to the user's computer or device from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself, and from which the platform or service requested by the user is offered.
b. Third-party Cookies: These are those that are sent to the user's computer or device from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
Depending on the purpose of the Cookie, they can be classified into:
a. Strictly necessary (technical) Cookies: They are those that allow the user to navigate through a website, platform or application and the use of the different options or services that exist in them such as, for example, control traffic, identify data or session, access sections or restricted access content, 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, use security elements during navigation, make the application for registration or participation in an event, 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. Technical cookies, being strictly necessary, are downloaded by default when they allow to display the platform or provide the service requested by the user.
b. Functionality or personalization cookies: These cookies are those that allow information to be remembered so that the user can access the service or platform with certain features that can differentiate their experience from that of other users, such as, for example, the language, the number of results to display when the user performs a search, the appearance or content of the service depending on the type of browser used by the user or the region from which they access the service, etc. Failure to accept these Cookies may result in slow performance of the website or poorly tailored recommendations.
c. Analysis Cookies: These are those that allow us to quantify the number of users, the sections visited on the platform and how they interact with it, in order to perform the measurement and statistical analysis of the use made by users, in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of the data on the use made by users of the platform or service.
d. Behavioral advertising cookies: These are those that store information on user behavior obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on the same. These cookies allow the management, in the most effective way possible, of advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included directly or in collaboration with third parties.
3- What are Cookies used for on our Platform? Cookies are an essential part of how our Platform works. The main purpose of our Cookies is to make your browsing experience more comfortable and efficient. For example, they are used to remember your preferences (language, country, etc.) during navigation and on future visits. We also use our Cookies to continuously improve our services and Platform, as well as to be able to offer personalized advertising according to your browsing habits.
The information collected in the Cookies also allows us to improve our Platform by estimating statistical data and usage patterns (number of visits, most visited sections, time of visit, etc.), to know statistically how users interact with the Platform in order to improve our services, as well as to adapt the Platform to your individual interests, speed up searches, etc.
• Google Chrome
• Internet Explorer
• Mozilla Firefox
As a further step, with respect to third party Cookies for the purpose of delivering interest-based advertising, please note that certain third parties may be members of one of the following online behavioural advertising self-regulatory programs, with corresponding opt out options:
• Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) - http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/
• Google Analytics - https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout