WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are files that can be downloaded to your computer through websites. They are tools that play an essential role in providing numerous information society services. Among other things, they allow a website to store and retrieve information about a user’s browsing habits or their computer, and depending on the information obtained, they can be used to recognize the user and improve the service offered.
Cookies can also help ensure that online marketing is more relevant to you and your interests.
TYPES OF COOKIES
According to the entity that manages them:
First-party cookies: These are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the website’s owner, from which the requested service is provided.
Third-party cookies: These are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the website’s owner but by another entity that processes data obtained through cookies.
According to the duration they remain active on the terminal equipment:
Session cookies: These are designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a website. They are typically used to store information that is only relevant for the provision of the requested service on a single occasion (e.g., a list of purchased products) and disappear when the session ends.
Persistent cookies: These are cookies where the data remains stored on the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the cookie’s controller, which can range from a few minutes to several years.
According to the purpose for which the data obtained through cookies is processed:
Technical or necessary cookies: These allow users to navigate a website, platform, or application and use different options or services available, including those that the website owner uses for website management and operation, such as controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted access parts, remembering the items that make up an order, carrying out the purchase process of an order, managing payment, controlling fraud linked to service security, making a registration request or participation in an event, counting visits for billing software licenses for the service (website, platform, or application), using security elements during browsing, storing content for video or sound broadcasting, enabling dynamic content (e.g., text or image loading animation), or sharing content through social networks. This category also includes, due to their technical nature, cookies that allow the most efficient management possible of the advertising spaces that, as another element of website design or “layout,” the website owner has included based on criteria such as the edited content, without collecting information from users for different purposes, such as customizing that advertising content or other content.
Preference or customization cookies: These allow the website to remember information so that the user can access the service with certain characteristics that can differentiate their experience from that of other users. For example, language, the number of results to show when the user performs a search, the appearance or content of the service depending on the type of browser through which the user accesses the service, or the region from which the user accesses the service, etc.
Analysis or measurement cookies: These allow the controller of these cookies to monitor and analyze user behavior on the websites they are linked to, including quantifying the impacts of ads. The information collected through this type of cookie is used for measuring website, application, or platform activity, with the goal of making improvements based on the analysis of user usage data.
Advertising cookies: These allow for the most efficient management possible of the advertising spaces that, if applicable, the website owner has included on a website, application, or platform from which the requested service is provided, based on criteria such as the content or frequency of displaying ads.
Behavioral advertising cookies: These allow for the most efficient management possible of the advertising spaces that, if applicable, the website owner has included on a website, application, or platform from which the requested service is provided. These cookies store information about user behavior obtained through continuous observation of their browsing habits, allowing the development of a specific profile to display ads based on that behavior.
COOKIES USED ON THE WEBSITE
Technical Cookies: These enable users to browse the website and use functionalities such as the shopping cart.
Personalization Cookies: These help us remember user preferences, such as language and visited products.
Analysis Cookies: Google Analytics quantifies the number of users visiting the website and analyzes how users navigate it. For more information, visit Google Analytics’ privacy page.
Advertising and Behavioral Advertising Cookies: Used to display relevant ads to users based on their website usage. They also limit the number of times a user sees an ad and help measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns.
woocommerce_items_in_cart: Information and tracking of the shopping cart.
- wp_ woocommerce_session_: A cookie containing a unique customer code to help the application find cart data.
NONCE_KEY: Session, security, and secret key cookies.
- NID: Google Maps service cookies record user origin and count how many times a user visits the site. These are technical and personalization cookies.
CONSENT: Cookies stored on the user’s computer to stay connected to their Google account when revisiting Google services. These cookies serve various purposes: preference management, user behavior analysis, security, user identification, etc.
- __ga: Google Analytics cookie used to distinguish users.
- _gid: Analytical cookie from GOOGLE Analytics used to distinguish users.
- _gat: Analytical cookie from GOOGLE Analytics used to limit the percentage of requests.
- _gac: Analytical cookie from GOOGLE Analytics that includes campaign-related information about the user.
- AMP_TOKEN: Incluye un token que se puede utilizar para recuperar un ID de cliente del servicio de ID de cliente de AMP. Otros posibles valores indican inhabilitaciones, solicitudes en curso o errores obtenidos al recuperar un ID del servicio de ID de cliente de AMP.
IDE:Cookies used to target advertising based on relevant user content, improve campaign performance reporting, and prevent showing ads the user has already seen.
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- _uetvid: All these are from Doofinder, but their specific purposes are not clear. Some of them
HOW TO DISABLE COOKIES?
Blocking or disabling all cookies can help protect privacy but may also limit the experience on some websites and limit functionality, or even prevent proper browsing or use of some services.
You can enable or disable the cookies described above (except for technical cookies, which are necessary for proper functioning) through the configuration tool that appears in the cookie usage notice when accessing our homepage. Please note that if you accept third-party cookies, you will need to delete them through your browser settings or the system offered by the third party.
Similarly, if you want to know how to disable cookies in the most popular web browsers, you can access the following tutorials: