What are cookies?
Cookies are small files that usually contain letters and numbers and are downloaded on to a device every time a user accesses a website. They are used extensively in order to ensure that websites work more effectively. Cookies are created every time a user’s browser loads a particular website. The website sends the information to the browser, which creates a text file. Every time the user returns to the same Web site, the browser retrieves the file and sends it to the web server. Cookies have different functions, which include, among others, collecting information on user preferences and remembering it, using the shopping cart and generally making the website easier to use for the user.
- Making browsing easier on the website as well as using its functions to deliver a perfect experience.
- Improving the website.
- Providing customised navigation functions on the website.
- Providing personalised adverts.
- Gathering information about use of the website so that we can provide a better experience by assessing the areas of greatest interest to the user or remembering their data every time they visit us.
Below we list the types of cookies:
Type 1: Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are necessary for users to explore the site and to use functions such as access to a secure area without needing to log in repeatedly and remember the actions that have taken place on each page during the session.
IMPORTANT: Without these cookies we cannot guarantee the performance of the website or online security during sessions.
Type 2: Performance cookies
We use performance cookies, specifically those of Google Analytics, in order to gather information about users’ use of our website. The data collected includes clicks on the website, the number of web pages viewed, the duration of each session and error messages, data used to improve the website and to give users a better experience. For more information about Google Analytics, click here.
It is also likely that we will regularly gather information about how users use the website via other performance cookies similar to those of Google Analytics. Although the information gathered using these cookies may include the user’s IP address and browser information and domain, this data is collected and analysed anonymously and jointly.
For Google adwords:
Users who do not wish to participate in tracking activities can simply not accept this cookie by blocking cookies in the user preferences of their Internet browser.
Type 3: Functionality cookies
Functionality cookies allow us to remember the choices made by users on the website, such as username, language and preferences. This information allows us to provide our users with more personalised functions when they explore the website.
Type 4: Advertising and personalised cookies
We use these cookies on our website to offer adverts that are of interest. they collect and store information about a user’s activities on the website as well as the pages browsed, links and items selected by the users, browsing habits, etc., and they track the users’ movements on the various websites so we can limit the number or avoid repeating the adverts on the website and evaluate the effectiveness of advertising campaigns to enhance their experience.
In addition, some of these cookies can be stored on your computer and used by third parties for advertising purposes prior authorisation. This occurs when the website visited shows contents of a third party website or you click on the website’s ‘share’ button and the computer receives third-party cookies. Third parties may include providers of social networks such as Facebook and YouTube, and the consumer reviews and social users website Reevoo, which provide services to users and to us. These cookies allow third parties to collect and store information such as user preferences and pages visited for advertising purposes or to improve services. Remember that we cannot control third-party cookies and therefore take no responsibility for them. Visit the following third-party websites to consult their respective cookie policies
For Google Remarketing:
This web uses the Google Adwords remarketing tool. This tool allows adverts to be posted on the Google content network based on users’ previous visits to our web. To do this, some of the pages on our website include a remarketing code or tag set by the cookies to determine the type of advert that is displayed to the user according to their browsing on the web site. The remarketing lists are stored in a database on Google’s servers, where all the cookie IDs are stored associated with each list or interest category. Regarding remarketing cookies, users can disable the use of Google cookies by visiting the Google opt-out of advertising page. These cookies are provided by Google.
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How to disable anonymous Google Analytics cookies: You can install the Google Analytics “plug-in” on your browser to prevent the website sending information about your visits to Google Analytics. For more information, visit:
IMPORTANT: Cookies are used in order to improve or enable the usability and processes of our website. Disabling or deleting cookies may prevent users from using the functions of the website or can make it work differently on the browser to how it was initially designed.