What are cookies, and what do we use them for?
A cookie or Internet cookie is a small piece of data stored on your computer whenever you visit our Website.
Cookies are used to store the history of your activity on our Website, so that when you return, it can identify you and configure its contents based on your browsing habits, identity and preferences.
Cookies are harmless; they contain no malicious or damaging code (e.g. virus, Trojans, worms, etc.) that could harm your device (computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.), but they do have some impact of your data protection rights, as they store certain personal data (browsing habits, identity, preferences, etc.).
- What kind of information does a cookie store?
Cookies do not usually store special categories of personal data (sensitive data). The data stored is technical, personal preferences, personalization of contents, etc.
- What types of cookies are there?
The most basic cookies. They enable the user to browse a website, platform or application and to use the different options or services it contains, e.g., controlling the traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing parts with restricted access, remembering the items in an order, carrying out the purchasing process for an order, carrying out an application for registration or participation in an event, using security elements while browsing, storing contents for dissemination of videos or sound, or sharing contents through social networks.
They enable the user to access the service with some general characteristics, predefined according to a series of criteria in the user's terminal, such as, for example, the type of browser through which to access the service, the regional configuration from which the service is accessed, etc.
They permit those responsible for the cookies to monitor and analyse the behaviour of users of the websites they are linked to. The information collected by these types of cookies is used to measure the activities of the website, application or platform and to create user browsing profiles for these sites, applications and platforms, to improve them according to the data analysis of the use made of the service.
The enable the most effective possible use of publicity spaces, which the person responsible may have included in the website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided. These cookies store information on the users' behaviour, obtained through continuous observation of their browsing habits, enabling the creation of a specific profile to display publicity according to the profile.
- What are own cookies and third-party cookies?
Own cookies are generated and managed by those responsible for providing the service requested by the user.
Third party cookies:
Third party cookies are generated by other entities different from those responsible for the website (external services or suppliers, e.g. Google).
- What type of cookies are used on our website?
Below you can see the types of cookies used by our web and what they are used for:
Session cookies: They are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie folder of your browser until you quit the website; therefore, they do not stay on the user's hard drive. The information obtained through these cookies is used to analyse web traffic behaviour. In the long term, this will enable us to improve the experience and contents of the Web as well as make it easier to use.
Permanent cookies: They are stored on the user's hard drive, and the website will detect them whenever the user visits the website. A permanent website has a predetermined expiry date. The cookie will stop working after that date. These are used generally to facilitate, for example, registration services.
Technical cookies: Technical cookies are indispensable and strictly necessary for the Website to work correctly and to use the different services it offers. For example, those used to maintain the session, for response time management, performance or validation of options, using security elements, sharing content with social networks, etc.
Personalisation cookies: These cookies enable the user to specify or personalise some characteristics of the general options of the Website, e.g., defining the language, regional configuration or type of browser.
Analytical cookies: Our Web portals use Analytical cookies to analyse the behaviour of users on the websites as well as browsing profiles, the user's preferences, to improve the offer of products and services. Per instance, an analytical cookie can control the geographical areas of greater interest for a user, what is the most popular product, etc.
Publicity cookies: Those that enable the efficient management of publicity services included in the website or application from which the service is provided. They enable the content of the publicity to be adapted so that it is relevant for the user and to avoid showing the user advertisements they have already seen.
Social network cookies: To facilitate user sharing of the contents of the website on different social networks, specific buttons are included. These buttons may mean that the social network they link to can install cookies that are out of the control of ANTONIO SORIA E HIJOS S.L., they may have the purpose of managing the start of the user's session on the social network, maintaining this session or displaying a counter showing how often certain content has been shared on the social network. We recommend users to regularly check the privacy and cookies policy of each social network and, if necessary, modify the privacy settings of each of them to limit the tracking carried out and to adjust the parameters to their own interests.
It is possible that when visiting a Website, an advert is published about our products or services, a Cookie may be installed in your browser that we can use to control our adverts with relation, for example, to the number of times they are seen, where they appear, at what time they are seen, etc.
Some Cookies used in this website may be unrelated to ANTONIO SORIA E HIJOS S.L. This is because some pages on the website have content inserted from websites of third parties. As this content comes from other websites, ANTONIO SORIA E HIJOS S.L. cannot control the configuration of these Cookies. If you wish to change your Cookie configuration preferences, you must consult the Websites of these third parties for further information.
- What can I do with cookies?
Cookies can be deleted, accepted or blocked, as you wish. To do this; you just have to configure your web browser.
You can stop cookies being installed (block them) at any time on your equipment by configuring your browser preferences, but if you block cookies, we cannot ensure the correct operation of the different functionalities of our website.
Below are links to help you manage and block cookies according to the browser you use:
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/es-xl/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10
You can also delete cookies stored in your browser by going to configurations options in the browser