Due to the entry into force of the relevant modification of the “Information Society Services Law” (LSSICE) established by Royal Decree 13/2012, it is mandatory to obtain the express consent of the user of all the web pages that use expendable cookies, before he navigates through them.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies and other similar technologies, such as local shared objects, flash cookies or pixels, are tools used by web servers to store and retrieve information about their visitors, as well as to offer the correct operation of the site.
Through the use of these devices, the web server is allowed to remember some data concerning the user, such as their preferences for viewing the pages of this server, name and password, products that interest them the most, etc.
COOKIES AFFECTED BY THE REGULATION AND EXCEPTED COOKIES
According to the EU directive, the cookies that require the informed consent of the user are analytics cookies and advertising and affiliation cookies, with the exception of those of a technical nature and those necessary for the operation of the website or the provision of services expressly requested by the user.
TYPES OF COOKIES
ACCORDING TO THE PURPOSE
Technical and functional cookies: these are those that allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and use the different options or services available.
Analytical cookies: these are those that allow the person in charge of them to monitor and analyze the behavior of the users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the websites, application or platform and to create browsing profiles of the users of these sites, applications and platforms, to introduce improvements to function of the analysis of the data used by the users of the service.
Advertising cookies: they are those that allow the management, in the most effective way possible, of the advertising spaces that, if applicable, the publisher has included in a web page, application or platform from which it provides the requested service on the based on criteria such as edited content or how often ads are shown.
Behavioral advertising cookies: they collect information about the user’s preferences and personal choices (retargeting) to allow the management, in the most effective way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where applicable, the publisher has included on a web page, application or platform from which the requested service is provided.
Social cookies: are set by social media platforms on the services to allow you to share content with your friends and networks. Social media platforms have the ability to track your online activity outside of the Services. This may affect the content and messages you see on other services you visit.
Affiliate cookies: allow tracking of visits from other websites, with which the website establishes an affiliate contract (affiliate companies).
Security cookies: store encrypted information to prevent stored data from being vulnerable to malicious attacks by third parties.
ACCORDING TO PROPERTY
Own cookies: these are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the same publisher and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
Third-party cookies: 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 TERM OF CONSERVATION
Session cookies: they are a type of cookie designed to request and store data while the user accesses a web page.
Persistent cookies: they are a type of cookie in which the data is still stored on the terminal 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.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES
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