The LSSICE is applicable to any type of file or device that is downloaded to the computer terminal of a user for the purpose of storing data and which may be updated and recovered by the entity responsible for its installation. Cookies are files that are used extensively.
They are small text files sent to a browser from a web server to register the activity of the user on a website so that this information may be subsequently recovered during browsing by different sites that are connected to the server that installed them.
Cookies typically store information of a technical type, personal preferences, content personalisation, use statistics, links to social networks, access to user accounts, etc.
Types of Cookies
Following is a classification of cookies by category. However, it is worth remembering that one same cookie may be included in more than one category.
According to the managing body
- Own Cookies These are those sent to the user’s terminal from a domain or equipment managed by the editor and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
- Third-Party Cookies These are those sent to the user’s terminal from a domain or equipment that is not managed by the editor but by a different managing body that handles data obtained from these cookies.
Cookies that are installed from a domain or equipment managed by the editor but where the information that is gathered by them is managed by a third party, are not considered own cookies.
According to time
According to the amount of time the cookies remain active on the terminal:
- Session Cookies These are designed to gather and store data whilst the user accesses the website. They are used to store information that is only of interest for the provision of the service requested by the user on one single occasion (e.g. a list of products acquired).
- Persistent Cookies These cookies store the data on the terminal, which can be accessed and handled during a specific period of time defined by the cookie owner that can range from minutes to years.
According to the purpose
According to the purpose for which the data obtained is handled by the cookies:
- Technical Cookies These allow the user to browse on the website, platform or application and use the different options and services that exist, such as to control the traffic and communication of data, identify the session, access restricted areas, remember elements on an order, carry out the purchasing process, make a request to register or participate at an event, use security elements during browsing, store contents for sharing videos or sound and share contents on social networks.
- Personalisation Cookies These allow the user to access the service with a number of general, pre-defined features according to a series of criteria on the user’s terminal, such as language, browser type, regional configuration from where the service is accessed, etc.
- Analysis Cookies These allow the managing body to monitor and analyse the behaviour of the users of the websites that are linked. Information gathered using this type of cookie is used to measure the activity on the website, application or platform and to create browser profiles of the users of said websites, applications and platforms, for the purpose of introducing improvements according to the analysis of the data on the use made of the service.
- Advertising Cookies These allow the management of advertising spaces, as efficiently as possible, that the editor may have included on the website, application or platform from where the requested service is provided, based on criteria such as the edited content or the frequency that adverts are shown.
- Behavioural Advertising Cookies These allow the management of advertising spaces, as efficiently as possible, that the editor may have included on the website, application or platform from where the requested service is provided. These cookies store behavioural information about the users, obtained from the continual observation of their browsing habits, allowing a specific profile to be developed and adverts to be shown according to the same.
How to disable cookies on the main browsers
What happens if you do not accept the cookies?
Rejecting cookies may prevent access to personalised contents and services.
Updates and modifications to the Cookies Policy
Acro-Perda may, at any time, modify this Cookies Policy, according to legal requirements for the purpose of adapting said policy to the instructions established by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, for technical reasons or the reorganisation of the website. For this reason, we recommend you read the policy periodically.