WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are files that can be downloaded to your computer through the web pages. They are tools that play an essential role in the provision of numerous information society services. Among other things, they allow a website to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their computer and, depending on the information obtained, can be used to recognize the user and improve the service offered.
TYPES OF COOKIES
Depending on the entity that manages the domain from which the cookies are sent and process the data obtained, two types can be distinguished:
Own cookies: those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the publisher and from which the service requested by the user is provided
Third-party cookies: those that are 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 the Cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the publisher but the information collected through them is managed by a third party, they cannot be considered as own cookies.
There is also a second classification according to the length of time they remain stored in the client’s browser, which may be:
Session cookies: designed to collect and store data while the user is accessing a web page. They are usually used to store information that you are only interested in retaining for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion (e.g. a list of purchased products).
Persistent cookies: the data is still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years
Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data obtained is processed:
Technical cookies: those that allow the user to navigate through a website, platform or application and use the different options or services that are in it, such as controlling traffic and data communication , identify the session, access restricted access parts, remember the elements that make up an order, perform the process of purchasing an order, make the application for registration or participation in an event, use security elements during browsing, storing content for streaming video or sound, or sharing content via social media.
Personalization cookies: they 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 through which he accesses the service, the regional settings from which the service is accessed, and so on.
Analysis cookies: allow the person responsible for them to monitor and analyze the behavior of users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookie is used to measure the activity of websites, applications or platforms and to create browsing profiles of users of these sites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of usage data by service users
Advertising cookies: they allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces.
Behavioral advertising cookies: they store information on user behavior obtained through continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows you to develop a specific profile to display advertising based on it.
DEACTIVATION AND REMOVAL OF COOKIES
You have the option to allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by configuring the browser options on your computer. By disabling cookies, some of the available services may cease to be operational. How to disable cookies is different for each browser, but can usually be done from the Tools or Options menu. You can also consult the browser’s Help menu where you can find instructions. The user can at any time choose which cookies he wants to work on this website.
You can allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by configuring the browser options on your computer:
Microsoft Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-view/Block-or-allow-cookies
Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/impedir-que-los-sitios-web-guarden-sus-preferencia
In addition, you can also manage the cookie store in your browser through tools such as the following:
Your online choices: www.youronlinechoices.com/es/
COOKIES USED ON THIS WEBSITE
Given this information, it is possible to carry out the following actions:
Accept cookies. This warning will not be displayed again when accessing any portal page during this session.
Close. The notice is hidden on this page.
Modify the settings. You can obtain more information about what cookies are, know the Cookies Policy of www.calpiu.com and modify the settings of your browser.