What are cookies
Cookies are small text files that can be stored on your computer via your internet browser, retaining only information related to your preferences, not including, as such, your personal data. They store generic information, such as the way or place/country of access of users and how they use the sites, among others. Cookies only retain information related to your preferences.
Types of cookies
Each cookie used has a function and an expiration date. There are two groups of cookies that can be used.
Permanent Cookies - which are stored at browser level in the access equipment (PC, mobile and tablet) and are used every time you make a new visit to a new website. They are generally used to direct navigation to the user's interests, allowing a more personalized service.Session Cookies - are temporary cookies that remain in the browser's cookie file until you leave the website. The information obtained by these cookies serves to analyze web traffic patterns, allowing us to identify problems and provide a better browsing experience.
These cookies allow Websites to store information that changes the behaviour and appearance of the Website, such as your preferred language or region. For example, by memorizing your region, a website may provide you with local weather or traffic information. These cookies can also help you change the size of text, font and other customizable parts of web pages. The loss of the information stored in a preference cookie may make the Website experience less functional, but should not prevent it from functioning.
Security cookies are used to authenticate users and prevent the fraudulent use of login credentials and protect data from unauthorized persons. For example, it blocks many types of attacks, such as attempts to steal the content of forms you fill out on web pages.
Process / Essential Cookies
Process cookies help the Website to function and provide services that the Website visitor expects, such as browsing web pages or accessing secure areas of the Website via Login. Without these cookies, the Website cannot function properly.
These cookies are intended to make advertising more engaging for users and more valuable for publishers and advertisers. Some common cookie applications aim to select advertising based on what is relevant to the user, to improve campaign performance reporting and to avoid showing advertisements that the user has already seen.
Session Status Cookies
Websites often collect information about how users interact with a particular web page. This may include which pages users visit most frequently and whether users receive error messages from certain pages. So-called "session status cookies" help to improve company services in order to improve our users' browsing experience. Blocking or deleting these cookies does not render the Website unusable.
These cookies help website and application owners understand their visitors' involvement with their web pages. They can use a set of cookies to collect information and report statistics on website usage without personally identifying individual visitors.