Definition: A cookie is a file downloaded to your computer when you access certain websites. Among other things, cookies allow websites to store and recover information about the browsing habits of users and their equipment and, depending on the information they contain and the way equipment is used, they can be used to recognise users.
Types of cookies used
Analytic cookies (Google Analytics): These are cookies that allow the number of users to be counted, together with measurements and statistical analysis of the use made of our services by users. To achieve this, your browsing of our website is analysed in order to improve the range of services we offer.
According to Google, Google Analytics is a free web analysis tool that mainly allows website owners to find out how users interact with their websites. It also enables cookies in the website domain you are visiting and uses a set of cookies called “__utma” and “__utmz” to compile information anonymously and draw up reports on website trends without identifying individual users.
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Technical cookies: These allow users to browse the website and to use its different options or services.
Plug-in cookies: Also called social media cookies, these are used to exchange social content. Social media store and access this type of cookie in users’ terminals, allowing social media to identify its members while these interact with the plug-ins.
Multimedia player cookies: These store technical data needed to play video or audio content maintaining adequate connection speed, image quality and temporary storage parameters.
Users may prevent us using cookies in their terminals by setting up their browsers to block them, but this will lead to a less satisfactory or even a defective browsing experience. For more information about disabling cookies, visit:
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11-win-7