WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small files that are stored on the electronic device through which you access the website, specifically through the browser used for this purpose, and that collect information about your habits of using our website. Their main function is to facilitate and accommodate the use of the website, enhancing and optimizing its functionalities, but, not being the only reason for its use, it will also serve other purposes, namely commercial and statistical.
TYPES OF COOKIES:
It is important to differentiate between cookies of temporary duration (session) from those that are long-lasting (persistent) cookies. The first ones are used only for the duration of the visit on the website after which they are deleted, and aim at the user not having to log in to the website when changing the page. The seconds are stored on the user’s device after the use of the website has ceased and for the period indicated therein as “expiration date”, and are intended to enable the user to return to the website by resuming their navigation according to the settings initially defined by for example, saving the language settings.
The use of these technologies is not mandatory, but …! deleting or blocking a cookie may mean that some features of our website become obsolete.
Still: our policies aim to collect data on these terms with your express prior authorization.
COOKIES AND OTHER THIRD PARTY DATA COLLECTION TECHNOLOGIES?
On the other hand, third party cookies may be collected if you use other services associated with our website that operate on the basis of similar technologies such as plug-ins.
There are several reasons that may lead us to allow third party technologies on our website:
Because these entities are contracted to provide certain services that justify it, as is the case with Google Analytics services aimed at statistical analysis of This helps us to provide you with a more personalized service and a better browsing experience!
Because our website bridges the server of these entities for the purpose of playing content (for example, for playing videos from YOUTUBE).
Because there is a sharing of website content with these entities (this is what happens, for example, through comments or news sharing made on social networks, associating their respective accounts on these networks and as is the case with FACEBOOK, GOOGLE +, INSTAGRAM and PINTEREST).
These entities can now place or read their own cookies on your device, and collect information about the use of the website.
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TYPES OF COOKIES USED:
Cookies can be differentiated and categorized according to the various purposes that can be associated with them, regardless of whether they are third-party or own cookies:
REQUIRED – These are always active even if you do not accept our Policy, as they are aimed at the system’s operability. That is, allow access to the basic navigation functions and secure areas of the website.
LOGIN, AUTHENTICATION – When the user logs in to the website with his account, these cookies store the associated ID number and the login time in encrypted form on his device, allowing him to browse the website or other pages open in the browser without having to sign in again each time you return to the website. It is usually a temporary cookie.
PREFERENCES – This type of cookies keeps preference settings, such as language or privacy settings, so that they do not have to be reset each time you return to the website. By their nature, they are long-lasting cookies.
INFORMATION PROVIDED – The information that the user wants to provide during the use of the website is at stake, as is the case for example when adding products to a shopping cart. Cookies store these indications of desired products (as an example), so that you can finish your purchase in an easy and fluid way. Since you will be able to log out of the website, so that it is possible to resume these options when new logging in, the storage of information will tend to be done through long-term cookies.
TARGETED ADVERTISING – Gathers information about the use made of the website (articles seen, clicks made, ads viewed), allowing the user’s interests to be identified so that the advertising addressed to him is in his best interest. This type of cookies can be used to help potential advertisers to display ads of interest, in order to give the user a personalized experience when visiting our website. These cookies tend to be long-lasting, since they are stored so that they can be read in a next view of the website.
STATISTICS – Collect information capable of measuring the efficiency of the services provided and the commercial activity developed, for example by collecting the IP address of website visitors and controlling their number of visits, all with a view to the development of statistics on the operations available to the user . Therefore, they are long-lasting cookies.
SECURITY – They tend to be long-term cookies since they intend to avoid risks to the security of the website, namely acts of identity theft in general. They can even be used to help determine the need to implement new security measures.
PERFORMANCE, ANALYSIS – They try to understand if the resources necessary for the good use of the website are available to the user and, if the accessible tools, they are the most adequate for the purpose; for the sake of continuous performance improvement.