Cookies are files that are downloaded to the user´s device when surfing webs that use them. Cookies allow storage and recovery of user patterns of navigation like which websites are visited, for how long, how well does the website perform… Depending on the information they contain they can be used to recognise the user.
There are several types depending on the following criteria:
Based on ownership:
Based on utility:
Cookies are used to offer personalised services, to analyse system performance, detect issues and resolve them as soon as possible. They are also used to measure the usage and activity of the website.
Consent from the user is not needed in order to install technical cookies and those needed to provide a service requested by the user.
For the rest of cookies user consent is needed. In our case we understand that you provide your consent when you are using the site. However you can revoke your consent anytime and deactivate the cookies.
Technical cookies: they are necessary to access the website and the different sections of the website correctly.
Customising cookies: they are the ones that allows the user to access the service with some general features predefined based in a series of criteria within the user’s terminal.
Analysis cookies: They allow us to understand how you use our website, how to improve it, how each area performs and how many users visit our website. This is anonymous information and we only need it for statistic purposes.
The 3rd party analysis tool that we use is Google Analytics developed by Google Inc. You will find 4 cookies from this service. Following the aforementioned categories they are proprietary cookies, session cookies and analysis cookies.
Some cookies called “session cookies”, are automatically deleted when you close your browser.
Lastly, a technical and session proprietary cookie called seres_cookie_accept is downloaded. It handles the consent of the user to the utilization of cookies in the website. This is to avoid the annoyance of showing repeatedly a banner in the web´s footer.
Most of the browsers indicate how to deactivate cookies and can notify you every time a new cookie is received. To control the usage of you information you can configure your browser accordingly.
Please note that if technical cookies are deactivated the performance of the website can be affected.
You can find more information about the different browsers in the following links: