A cookie is a file that is downloaded onto your computer when you access certain websites. Among other things, cookies allow a website to store and recover information on the browsing habits of a user or their computer and, depending on the information they contain and the way you use your computer, can be used to recognise the user.
Cookies are essential for the proper operation of the Internet, offering countless advantages in the provision of interactive services, while facilitating the users’ browsing experience and website usability.
The information provided below will help you to understand the different types of cookies:
|Types of cookies|
|According to the organisation managing them.||Own cookies||These are gathered by the editor to provide the service requested by the user.|
|Third-party cookies||These are gathered and managed by a third party and cannot be considered own cookies.|
|According to the time frame they remain activated.||Session cookies||These gather data while the user is browsing in order to provide the service requested.|
|Persistent cookies||These are stored on the device and the information obtained will be used by those in charge of the cookie to provide the service requested.|
|According to the purpose||Technical cookies||These are required to browse the website correctly.|
|Personalised cookies||These allow the user to have (language) settings to browse the website.|
|Analysis cookies||These allow the provider to analyse links to the user’s browsing, for the purposes of monitoring the use of the website, as well as generating statistics on the most visited content, number of visitors, and so on.|
|Advertising cookies||These allow the editor to include advertising spaces on the website, according to the website’s own content.|
|Behavioural advertising cookies||These allow the editor to include advertising spaces on the website, according to the information obtained via the user’s browsing habits.|
As provided in Article 22.2 of Law 34/2002, of 11th June, on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce (LSSI-CE), Fundación ANESVAD informs users of the cookies used on our website:
|Purpose||Types of cookies|
|Own cookies||Third-party cookies||Session cookies||Persistent cookies|
|Behavioural advertising cookies|
We would like to inform you that you can configure the browser in such a way as to inform you about the reception of cookies, so as to prevent them from being installed on your hard disk, should you so desire.
Below, we provide links for different browsers that can be used to complete this configuration:
We use the Google Analytics tool to anonymously measure the way the website is used, so as to improve your user experience.
Google Analytics: Stores cookies in order to be able to generate statistics on traffic and number of visitors to the website. Your use of this website constitutes acceptance of your information being used by Google. As a result, in order to exercise any of your rights in this regard, you must contact Google directly.
Google Analytics cookies are stored in servers located in the United States, and are not shared with third parties, except in cases where doing so is necessary for the proper operation of the system or when the law obligates Google to do so. According to Google, your IP address is not stored.
Google Inc. is a company participating in “Privacy Shield”, which guarantees that all the transferred information will be treated with a level of protection in accordance with European regulations.
You may consult detailed information on this aspect by clicking on the following link: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245.
If you so desire, you can use the Google Analytics opt-out plugin; by following their instructions, you can reject analytical cookies from this service in all browsers.
You can find more information on this by clicking on the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout