WHAT IS A COOKIE?
Cookies are files containing small amounts of information that are downloaded to the user's device used when you visit a website. Their main purpose is to recognize the user each time and also allows us to improve the quality and usability of our websites.
Cookies are essential for the functioning of the Internet; they cannot damage the user's computer/device and, if enabled in your browser settings, they help us to identify and resolve possible errors in the functioning of our websites.
TYPES OF COOKIES
There are different types of cookies. They all work in the same way, but have small differences:
Session Cookies: Session cookies last only for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. Their main purpose is to identify the type of device, support website security or basic functionality. They do not contain personal information that would allow us to identify an individual.
Persistent or Permanent Cookies: They are stored on the hard drive of the device and our website reads them every time you make a new visit; they have a specific expiration date, after which the cookie stops working. They allow us to identify your actions and preferences; analyze visits and help us understand how users reach our site and improve our services.
Functionality Cookies: They allow us to remember decisions made by the user, such as your login or identifier.
The information these cookies collect is anonymized (i.e., it does not contain your name, address, or other data).
Third-party cookies: Third-party cookies are cookies installed by a website that is not the one you are visiting; for example, those used by social networks (such as Facebook) or by external content plugins (such as Google Adwords, Google Maps). In addition, some advertising companies use this type of files to track your visits on each site on which they advertise.
Analytical Cookies: These cookies are intended for periodic maintenance and to ensure the best performance and service to the user; collecting data on your activity.
No cookie allows us to contact your phone number, email address or any other means of contact. No cookie can extract information from your hard drive or steal personal information.
Google Analytics Cookies
The site uses the Google Analytics service, which is provided by Google, Inc. an entity whose main office is located at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, United States ("Google").
USER SETTINGS TO AVOID COOKIES
Thus, you can block cookies through the browser configuration tools or you can configure your browser to warn you when a server wants to save a cookie:
If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer, in the menu option Tools > Internet Options > Privacy > Settings. To learn more visit http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies and http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9.
If you use Firefox, under the menu option Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies. To learn more visit http://support.mozilla.org/es/products/firefox/privacy-and-security/cookies.
If you use Chrome, under Options > Advanced > Privacy. To learn more visit http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647
If you use Opera, in the Security and Privacy option, you can configure the browser. To learn more visit http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/