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Nevertheless, these files only obtain information related to the number of pages visited, the city to which the IP address is assigned, the number of new users, the frequency and repetition of visits, time of visit, browser or operator or type of equipment used for the visit. Under no circumstances are details about the first or last name or address from which the user connected shared.



Types of cookies according to the entity that manages them

Depending on the entity that manages the computer or domain from which the cookies are sent and where data obtained is treated we can distinguish:

  • First-party cookies: These cookies are sent to the user's computer from a computer or domain managed by the author of the site providing the services requested by the user.
  • Third-party cookies: These cookies are sent to the user's computer from a computer or domain not managed by the author of the site, but rather by another entity that treats the data obtained with cookies.

In the event that the cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the author of the site, but the information presented therein is managed by a third party, they cannot be considered first-party cookies.



Types of cookies by active time

Based on the amount of time they are active on a computer the following types of cookies can be distinguished:

  • Session cookies: These cookies are designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a website.
    They are usually used to store information about the provision of service to the user in a single session (e.g. a list of products purchased).
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Types of cookies by purpose

Based on the purpose of the data obtained through cookies, we can distinguish between:

  • Technical cookies: These cookies allow the user to browse the website, platform or application and use the different options or services that are available, such as control traffic and share data, identify the session, access restricted areas, remember the elements that make up an order, carry out the order purchase process, carry out registration or event applications, use security elements during browsing, store content to disseminate videos or audio and share content via social networks.

  • Preference cookies: These cookies allow the user to access the service with some general characteristics predefined by criteria of the user's computer such as language, type of browser used to access the site, regional configuration from which the service is accessed, etc.

  • Analytics cookies: These cookies allow the manager of the cookies to monitor and analyze user behavior on linked websites. The information collected with this type of cookies is used to measure the activity on websites, applications and platforms to create navigation profiles for users of said websites, applications and platforms in order to improve based on the data about users' use of the service.

  • Advertising cookies: These cookies allow for the most efficient management possible of ad spaces that, where applicable, the author has included on the website, application or platform providing the service requested based on criteria such as the content published or the frequency with which advertisements are shown.

  • Behavioral advertising cookies: These cookies allow for the most efficient management possible of ad spaces that, in the event the author has included them on the website, application or platform providing the service requested. These cookies store information on user behavior obtained by continued observation of browsing habits, allowing for a profile for the user to be developed. Publicity is then shown based on this profile.

The cookies used on this website are the following:

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