What Are Cookies?
Cookies are small data files that some platforms, such as websites, can install in your computer, smartphone, tablet or connected television. These files are stored in the user’s computer and they contain anonymous data that is not harmful to your device. Their features may be very diverse: Storing your browsing preferences, such as the selected language, collecting statistical information, allowing certain technical features, etc. In some occasions, cookies are used to store basic information about the browsing habits of the user or their device, to the point, according to the case, of being able to recognize them.
Why Are They Important?
Cookies are useful for many reasons. From a technical point of view, they allow websites to work correctly and faster, in a way adapted to your preferences, for example, storing your language or the currency of your country. They also help the website owners, measuring the usage and performance, improving the services they offer thanks to the statistical information they collect through them.
Browsing this website implies that the next type of cookies can be installed, according to their purpose:
Technical cookies are those that are essential and strictly necessary for the correct performance of a website and the usage of the different options and services it offers. For example, the ones that are for the maintenance of the session, the management of the reply time, performance or validation of options, using security elements, etc.
› Performance Improvement Cookies
This type of cookies conserves your preferences for certain tools or services so that you do not have to configure them each time you visit our website and, in some cases, they can be contributed by third parties. Some examples are: volume of audiovisual players or rendering speed of compatible videos.
› Customization Cookies
These cookies allow the user to specify or customize some characteristics of the general options of the website, for example, choosing the language, regional configuration or type of browser.
› Geo-Localization Cookies
These cookies are used by programs that try to geographically locate the computer, smartphone, tablet or connected television, to anonymously offer more appropriate contents and services.