Types of cookies
Depending on who is the entity that manages the domain from where the cookies are sent and treats the data obtained, the following can be distinguished:
Own cookies: These are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
Third-party cookies: These are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the publisher, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through cookies. According to the period of time that they remain activated in the terminal equipment, we can distinguish:
Session cookies: They are a type of cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a Web Page. They are usually used to store information that is only interested in keeping for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion and expire when the session closes or the browser is closed.
Persistent cookies: These are a type of cookies in which the data is still stored in the terminal so that they can be accessed and used in more than one session. They 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.
Depending on the purpose for which the data obtained through cookies are processed, these may be:
Technical cookies: These are those that allow the user to navigate through a Web Page, platform or Web Page and use the different options or services that exist in it, such as, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, access parts of restricted access.
Personalization cookies: These are those that allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user’s terminal, such as the language, the type of browser.
Analysis cookies: These are those that allow the person responsible for them to monitor and analyze the behavior of the users to whom they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the web sites, Web page or platform and for the elaboration of user navigation profiles.
Advertising cookies: These are those that allow the management, in the form most effective possible, of the advertising spaces.
Behavioral advertising cookies: These cookies store information on the behavior of users obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on it.
Cookies used on the web
The cookies that are being used in this portal as well as their type and function are identified below: The web pages use Google Analytics, a web access analysis service developed by Google, which allows the measurement and analysis of navigation on web pages. According to the previous typology, these are own, session and analysis cookies. You can find more information in this regard and disable the use of these cookies www.google.es/intl/es/analytics/privacyoverview.html.
Through web analytics, information is obtained regarding the number of users who access the web, the number of pages viewed, the frequency and repetition of visits, their duration, the browser used, the operator that provides the service, the language , the terminal you use, or the city to which your IP address is assigned. Information that enables a better and more appropriate service by this portal. The website also uses its own session identification cookie that is used to maintain the user session in the browser. It is an excepted and technical cookie used to guarantee the correct functioning of the page. How to modify the cookie settings You can restrict, block or delete cookies from this or any other web page, using your browser. In each browser the operation is different, the ‘Help’ function will show you how to do it.
Internet Explorer: windows.microsoft.com/es-xl/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10
In addition, you can also manage the cookie store in your browser through tools such as the following:
Your online choices: www.youronlinechoices.com/es/