Concept of Cookies:
Cookies are small text files that are downloaded and stored in the user’s terminal (computer/smartphone/tablet) whenaccessing certain web pages and that allow the Web Site to remember navigation preferences and to navigateefficiently, making the interaction between the user and the Web Site faster and easier.
The information collected by cookies is anonymous and does not contain any sensitive information (such as name,address or banking details) as cookies do not collect any data that can personally identify the user.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies are used to recognize a user’s browser and the type of device from which the Web Site is accessed, and areused to facilitate the user’s next visit and make the Web Site or applications more useful.
Types of cookies used on the Web Site:
Advertising Cookies: These are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of theadvertising spaces that, where appropriate, the publisher has included in a web page, application or platform fromwhich it provides the service requested on the basis of criteria such as the content edited or the frequency withwhich the advertisements are shown. They make it possible to offer advertising that is related to the interests ofthe User.
Analytical Cookies: When the user enters the Website, this tool collects anonymous information in a standard wayabout the user’s navigation and behaviour patterns.
Google Analytics enables so-called cookies in the domain of the website:
- ‘__utma’: this is necessary for the operation of Google Analytics and has an expiry period of 2 years.
- ‘__utmz’: is used to track the location of the visit, i.e. from where and how the user arrived at our websiteand expires after 6 months.
- ‘_utmb’: This cookier registers the time of arrival at the page and expires 30 minutes after the last pageviewed. It is automatically deleted when you change websites or close your browser.
How to disable cookies:
All browsers allow you to make changes to disable cookie settings. This is why most browsers offer the ability tomanage cookies, to gain more precise control over privacy.
These settings are located in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser.
Below you will find links for each browser to disable cookies by following the instructions:
- Internet Explorer
- From the tools menu, select ‘Internet Options’.
- Click the privacy tab.
- You can set privacy with a six-position cursor that allows you to control the number of cookies thatwill be installed: Block all cookies, High, Medium High, Medium (default level), Low, and Accept allcookies.
- Mozilla Firefox
- At the top of the Firefox window click on the Tools menu.
- Select Options.
- Select the Privacy panel.
- Under the Firefox option you can choose Use custom history settings to configure your options.
- Google Chrome
- Click on the menu located on the toolbar.
- Select Settings.
- Click Show Advanced Options.
- In the ‘Privacy’ section, click the Content Settings button.
- In the ‘Cookies’ section you can set the options.
- In the configuration menu, select the ‘preferences’ option.
- Open the privacy tab.
- Select the option you want from the ‘block cookies’ section.
- Please note that certain features and full functionality of the Site may not be available after cookiesare disabled.
Cookies on mobile devices:
Like computer browsers, mobile browsers allow you to make changes to your privacy options or settings to disable ordelete cookies.
If you wish to change your privacy options, please follow the instructions specified by your mobile browserdeveloper.
Acceptance of cookies: