What are cookies?
Cookies are useful for various reasons. From a technical point of view, they allow web pages to work more quickly and adapted to their preferences, such as storing their language or the currency of their country. In addition, they help those responsible for websites to improve the services they offer, thanks to the statistical information they collect through them and serve to make the advertising we can show more efficiently.
What use is given to different types of cookies?
Session cookies: Session cookies are those that last for as long as the user is browsing the web page and are deleted at the end.
Persistent cookies: These cookies are stored in the user’s terminal for a longer time, thus facilitating the control of the chosen preferences without having to repeat certain parameters every time the website is visited.
Own cookies: These are cookies created by the website and can only read the page itself. For example: technical cookies for loading images, cookies for customizing web parameters, cookies for traffic analysis, etc.
Third-party cookies: These are cookies created by third parties and that we use for different services (eg website analysis or advertising).
According to its purpose:
Technical cookies: The technical cookies are those essential and strictly necessary for the proper functioning of a web portal and the use of the different options and services it offers. For example, those that serve for session maintenance, response time management, performance or validation of options, use security elements, share content in social networks, etc.
Personalization cookies: These cookies allow the user to specify or customize some features of the general options of the web page, for example, to define the language, regional configuration or type of browser.
Analytical Cookies: Analytical cookies are those used by our web portal, to develop navigation profiles and to know the user’s preferences in order to improve the offer of products and services. For example, using an analytical cookie would control the geographic areas of greatest interest of a user, which is the most accepted product, etc.
Advertising cookies: Advertising cookies allow the management of advertising spaces based on specific criteria. For example, the frequency of access, the content edited, etc. The advertising cookies allow through the management of advertising to store behavioral information through the observation of habits, studying the accesses and forming a profile of preferences of the user, to offer advertising related to the interests of his profile.