What are cookies?
A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer (for example, a computer, a mobile phone, or a Tablet) when you access certain web pages. Cookies allow a web page, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their equipment and, depending on the information they contain and the way they use their equipment, they can be used to recognize to user.
Why are cookies important?
Cookies are useful for several reasons. From a technical point of view, they allow web pages to function more agile and adapted to your preferences, such as storing your language preference. In addition, they help those responsible for the websites to improve the services they offer, thanks to the statistical information they collect through them.
Types of cookies that can be used and classification.
Technical cookies: These are those that allow the user to navigate through the website or application and use the different options or services that exist in it. They are essential for normal use of the page. For example, identify the session, control traffic and data communication, access restricted access web parts, etc.
Personalization cookies: These are those that allow the user to access the service with some general characteristics predefined in their terminal or that the user defines. For example, the language, the type of browser through which you access the service, etc.
Analysis cookies: They are those that are well treated by us or by third parties, allow us to quantify the number of users and thus carry out the measurement and statistical analysis of the use made by users of the website. For this, your navigation through the sections of the page is analysed in order to improve its contents continuously.
Session cookies: These cookies remain active only during the time of use by the user. It does not store any data on your browser or hard drive. It is interesting from the point of view of navigation analysis and offers a better experience as the market is studied.
Permanent cookies: Unlike the previous ones, these cookies are stored in the browser and are activated each time a new visit is made. They have a specific expiration date and after exceeding that date they are no longer useful unless we show the notice to the user again and they accept it again.
Advertising cookies: These cookies study the behaviour of users in order to later offer them advertising related to what is supposed to be of interest to their profile.
Own cookies: These are the website editor’s own cookies. That is, the same ones that provide the service to the user of the website itself.
Third-party cookies: These are cookies that are installed by another entity that is not the site editor, but by another entity that processes the data through cookies.
The cookies we use on our website or in apps for mobile devices:
Third-party cookies (the information collected below has been provided by those third parties)
Cookies: Google Analytics
Information: Activity on the web and browsing time.
Purpose: These cookies are used to collect information about the use of our website by visitors. We use the information to compile reports and to improve the site. Cookies collect information anonymously, including, but not limited to, the number of visitors to the site, where visitors come from to the site and the pages visited.
The cookies we use do not store any personal data in accordance with current data protection legislation.
How to disable or delete cookies?
In general, it will be enough to open the browser and choose the option to “delete browsing data” in the corresponding menu.
You can also allow, block, or delete the cookies installed on your computer by configuring the browser options installed on your computer.
- For more information on the Firefox browser click here.
- For more information about the Chrome browser click here.
- For more information on the Explorer browser click here.
- For more information about the Safari browser from here.
- For more information about the Opera browser from here.
For more information about cookies and how they work in general, you can consult the Cookie Use Guide published by the Spanish Data Protection Agency.
Cookies Policy Updates
ECOGOTS will modify this policy based on legislative and regulatory requirements, or with the purpose of adapting said policy to the instructions issued by the Spanish Agency for Data Protection, therefore users are advised to visit it periodically.