What are cookies?
Cookies are small files that contain information that are stored in your web browser when you access and use certain websites. These files allow websites to retrieve information about your browsing habits and preferences or about the device from which you connect.
What type of cookies do we use?
According to where they are sent from:
- Own cookies: these are those cookies that are sent to the user’s device from a computer or domain managed by us and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
- Third-party cookies these are cookies that are sent to your browser from a computer or domain that is not managed by us, but by another collaborating entity.
According to how long they remain active:
- Session cookies: designed to collect and store data while the user browses our website. They are usually used to store information that is only relevant for ensuring that the service requested by the user on a single occasion can be provided.
- Persistent cookies: the data remains stored in the device and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.
According to their purpose:
- Technical cookies: these are critical to the operation of the website. They allow the user to navigate and use the different options or services available, for example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access restricted areas, use security features while browsing or share content through social networks.
- Analytical cookies: the purpose of these cookies is to analyze how users behave and use the website. They make it possible to quantify the number of users who visit the website and identify which layers of the website are most visited and, therefore, most popular.
- Customization cookies: these cookies make it possible for the user to access the service with certain general characteristics that are predefined according to a series of criteria in the user’s device such as the language, the type of browser used to access the service, the location from which you access the service, etc.
- Behavioral advertising cookies: these cookies store information on user behavior obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, making it possible to develop a specific profile to display advertising based on that profile.
- Facebook pixel: pixels are small HTML codes that the company or third party embeds in websites and are used to track when the user loads a page. These pixels are loaded on the website and not on the user’s device and are the primary resource of remarketing, as they serve as an alert to let you know when a certain website is visited. Using this pixel, the server will be able to retrieve the user’s information in subsequent sessions.
The Facebook pixel has 2 main purposes:
- Advertising tracking for advertisements: Facebook Analytics.
- User tracking.
The website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”) a Delaware company whose head office is at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, United States. Google Analytics employs cookies to help the website analyze how users use the website. The information generated by the cookie about how you use the website will be sent to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information to track your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
If you would like more information about Google’s use of analytical cookies used on the website, please see the following link:
How can you manage cookies?
It is important for you to know that you can configure your preferences regarding our website and the third parties that install cookies at any time using any of the following options:
- By accessing the Cookie settings, the links to which you will find at the bottom of our page.
- You can also easily modify your browser preferences so that you can manage which cookies have access to your computer and which ones you prefer to limit, which means that certain services may not be available to you.
The latter option is usually found in browsers’ “options” or “preferences” menu. If you use any of the following, simply click on the link and follow the instructions:
- Internet Explorer cookie preferences
- Microsoft Edge preferences
- Chrome cookie preferences
- Firefox cookie preferences
- Safari cookie preferences
However, if you change your preferences and limit the access of cookies to your device, some features of the website may stop working and your navigation may be affected.
Finally, to disconnect your activity from the Facebook pixel:
1. Click on the top right of Facebook.
2. “Settings and privacy” and click on “Settings”.
3. Click on “Your Facebook Information” in the left column and select “Off-Facebook Activity”.
4. Click on “Clear previous activity” and then click on “Clear history”.
Last updated: April 2022