What are cookies?
A cookie is a very small text file that a Web server can save on a computer's hard drive to store some type of information about the user. The cookie uniquely identifies the computer, and can only be read by the website that sent it to the computer.
A cookie is not an executable file or a program and therefore cannot spread or contain a virus or other malicious software, nor can it be longer than 4,000 characters.
What are cookies for?
Remembering your preferences we will not have to, for example, ask you about your country every time you visit our website. We will know the characteristics of the computer you are using and thus we can offer you a better browsing experience. Cookies can help our website to distinguish the user's browser as a previous visitor and thus save and remember the preferences that may have been established while the user was browsing the site, personalize the home pages, identify which sectors of a site have been visited or keep a record of selections in a "shopping cart."
Types of cookies
Cookies can be classified according to the entity that manages them, the time they remain active or according to their purpose. On some occasions, we can verify that the same cookie may be included in more than one category.
Depending on the property
- Own cookies : These are those that are sent to the user's computer from a computer or domain managed by Fernie S.L.
- 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 cookies.
Depending on the life time
- Session cookies: These are those that collect data while the user is browsing the web page.
- Persistent cookies: These are those in which the data is still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed during a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.
Depending on its purpose
- Technical cookies: These are those that are used internally and that are necessary for the operation of the web.
- Analytical cookies: They are those that allow the collection of statistical information on user activity. This information is collected anonymously and allows us to optimize our website navigation in order to guarantee a better service to the user.
- Personalization cookies: These are those that allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user's terminal, such as the language, the type of browser through which the service is accessed. , the regional configuration from where you access the service, etc.
- Advertising cookies: These are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included in a web page, application or platform from which the requested service is provided based on criteria such as edited content or how often the ads are shown.
- Behavioral advertising cookies: These are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included in a web page, application or platform from which the requested service is provided. These cookies store information on the behavior of users obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on it.
The user can configure his browser to accept, or not, the cookies he receives or for the browser to notify him when a server wants to save a cookie or delete them from his computer. You can find the instructions in the security settings in your web browser.
Many browsers allow you to activate a private mode whereby cookies are always deleted after your visit. Depending on each browser, this private mode can have different names, below you can find a list of the most common browsers and the different names of this "private mode":
Please read the help section of your browser carefully to learn more about how to activate "private mode". You can continue visiting our website even if your browser is in "private mode", however, the user experience may not be optimal and some utilities may not work.