Cookies are files that may be downloaded onto your device through websites. They are tools which play an essential role in providing a large number of services in the information society. In addition to others, they allow a website to store and recover information on a user’s browsing habits or those of its device; depending upon the information received, they may be used to recognize the user and improve the service offered.
Depending upon the entity which manages the domain through which the cookies are sent and the way in information collected is handled, two types of cookies may be distinguished: our own internal cookies and third-party cookies.
There is also a second classification of cookies in accordance with the amount of time in which they remain stored in the client’s browser: they may be session-based cookies or permanent cookies.
Last of all, there is another classification with five types of cookies in accordance with the purpose for which the information obtained is handled: technical cookies, customization cookies, analytical cookies, advertising cookies and behavioral advertising cookies.
The following are the cookies being used on this website, as well as their type and function:
This website uses Google Analytics, an analytical web service developed by Google that makes it possible to measure and analyze browsing on websites. In your browser, you may see just one cookie of origin that contains an anonymous identifier to distinguish the various users of this service. In accordance with this type of cookie, it is an internal, session-based, analytical cookie. You can find further information on this topic and how to disable the use of these cookies at: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage.
Through web analytics, information is obtained on the number of users who access the website, the number of pages they visit, the frequency and repetition of their visits, their duration, the browser used, the operator that provides them service, the language, the terminal used or the city to which their IP address is assigned. This information makes it possible for the website to provide better, more customized service.
We use another internal cookie that makes it possible to store a unique identifier for each session, making it possible to link together the information necessary to allow for the browsing being performed.
Another of the cookies which is downloaded is a cookie called “__atuvc,” embedded in websites so that visitors may share the content using a wide range of networking and shared resources platforms. It stores the updated account of shared pages.
Given this information, you may take the following actions:
You may restrict, block or erase the cookies from this or any other website by using your browser. The way to do so differs in each browser, but the “Help” command will show you how to perform this action.
You can also manage the cookies stored in your browser by using tools such as the following: