THE SECOND PARAGRAPH OF ARTICLE 22 OF THE LSSI PROVIDES THAT
1. Service providers may use data storage and retrieval devices on recipients' terminal equipment, provided that the recipients have given their consent after having been given clear and full information on their use, in particular on the purposes of the data processing, in accordance with the provisions of Organic Law 15/1999 of 13 December 1999 on the Protection of Personal Data.
Where technically possible and effective, the consent of the recipient to accept the processing of the data may be provided through the use of appropriate settings in the browser or other applications, provided that the recipient is required to configure them during installation or update by an express action to that effect. This shall not prevent the possible storage or access of a technical nature for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication over a communications network.
1. Definition and function of cookies.
What are cookies? A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain websites. Cookies allow a website, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their computer and, depending on the information they contain and the way you use your computer, they can be used to recognise the user.
2.- How do cookies work?
Cookies can only store text. No personal information will be stored in a cookie, nor can they be associated with an identified or identifiable person. The data enables this website to keep track of your information between pages, and also to analyse how you interact with the website. Cookies are secure in that they can only store information that is put in place by the browser, which is information that the user has entered into the browser or that is included in the page request. It cannot execute code and cannot be used to access your computer. If a website encrypts the cookie information, only the website can read the information.
3.-What types of cookies does this website use?
The cookies used by this website can be distinguished according to the following criteria:
a.- Types of cookies according to the entity that manages them.
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 editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
In the event that the cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself but the information collected through them is managed by a third party, they cannot be considered as own cookies.
b.- Types of cookies according to the length of time they remain activated.
Session cookies: These are a type of cookie designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a website. They are usually used to store information that only needs to be kept for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion.
Persistent cookies: These are a type of cookie in which the data remains stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the party responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.
c.- Types of cookies according to their purpose
Technical cookies: These cookies allow the user to browse a website, platform or application and use the different options or services that exist on it, such as, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted access areas, remembering the elements that make up an order, carrying out the purchase process of an order, applying for registration or participation in an event, using security elements during browsing, storing content for the broadcast of videos or sound or sharing content through social networks.
Personalisation cookies: These cookies allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user's terminal.
Analysis cookies: These cookies allow the party responsible for them to monitor and analyse the behaviour 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 for the elaboration of browsing profiles of the users of these sites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of the data on the use made by the users of the service.
4.- How to disable or delete cookies
You can allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your computer by configuring the browser options installed on your computer. If you do not accept cookies, the website may not function correctly.
6.- Informed consent.