What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files that are received at the terminal from the Website visited and are used to record certain interactions of browsing on a Website by storing data that can be updated and retrieved. These files are stored on the user’s computer and contains anonymous data that are not harmful to your computer. They are used to store user preferences, such as selected language, access data or customization of the page.
Cookies may also be used to register anonymous information about how a visitor uses a site. For example, from what Webpage the visitor has accessed it, or if the visitor used an advertising “banner” to access.
What use do we give different types of cookies?
According to their purpose:
- Technical cookies: Technical cookies are essential and strictly necessary for the proper functioning of a Website and the use of the different options and services it offers. For example, they serve to maintain the session, to manage response time, performance or option validation, to use security elements, share content with social media, etc.
- Cookies for preferences: These cookies allow the user to specify or customise some features of the general settings of the Webpage, for example, set the language, regional settings or browser type.
- Analytical cookies: Analytical cookies are used by our Websites to develop browsing profiles and to learn about the preferences of our users in order to improve the product and services on offer. For example, by using an analytical cookie the geographical areas which are of interest to a user and which product has most acceptance would be controlled, etc.
- Advertising Cookies: Advertising cookies allow management of advertising spaces, based on specific criteria. For example the frequency of access, the edited content, etc. Advertising cookies allow, through advertising management, to store information about behavior by observing habits, studying the accesses and forming a profile of user preferences, in order to provide ads related to the interests of the profile.
Session Cookies: Session cookies are those that last as long as the user is browsing the Webpage and they are deleted at the end
Persistent cookies: These cookies are stored in the user terminal for a longer time, thus facilitating control of the preferences chosen without having to repeat certain parameters each time the Website is visited.
What if I do not want to have these cookies or I do not do anything about them?
To allow, get to know, block or delete cookies installed in your computer you can use your installed browser system settings.
For example you can find information about how to do it in case you use as your browser:
Firefox here: http://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-we
Chrome here: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647
Explorer here: http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9
Safari here: http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042
Opera here: http://help.opera.com/Windows/11.50/es-ES/cookies.html
Types of cookies we use
Type of cookie
What is it used for
|Persistent||Google Analytics analyses the use and traffic of the website and provides information to improve our website.|
|Disqus Comment System||Disqus||disqus_unique||Persistent||Disqus Comment System uses the appropriate cookie to check if the user is connected to Disqus or not.|
|Prestashop||Prestashop||prestashop-*||Persistent||Prestashop session control.|