The following provides the user with general information about what cookies are and what types of cookies exist.
What are cookies?
Cookies and other similar devices, such as pixels, web bugs, etc. are text or image files that are installed in the user’s browser when he/she accesses an online service.
Cookies allow, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the user, their browser, their devices and the user’s activity in the service they are connecting to.
What types of cookies are there?
There are many types of cookies. Below, we offer the user some classifications of them, without necessarily implying that this service uses all these types of cookies:
- According to the entity that manages the cookies:
Own cookies: are those that are sent to the user’s device or terminal from the computer or domain belonging to the owner of a service, and managed by it.
- Third-party cookies: are those that are sent to the user’s device or terminal from a computer or domain that is not managed by the owner of a service, but by a third party that will process the information obtained through the cookies.
According to the time of conservation:
- Session cookies: are those that collect and store data when the user accesses a service and cease once the user leaves the service.
- Persistent cookies: are those that have a duration determined in time by the person responsible for the processing. The conservation time can vary from a few minutes to several years. They are used to save and recover certain parameters each time the user visits a service.
Depending on their purpose:
- Technical cookies: these are essential and strictly necessary for the correct functioning of the service and to use the different options or services offered by the holders of the service through it. For example, those used for session maintenance, response time management, performance or option validation, use of security elements, etc.
- Personalization cookies: these are those that allow the user to specify or personalize some characteristics of a service. For example, to define the language, regional settings or type of browser.
- Analytical cookies: these allow us to count the number of unique visitors and to carry out an analysis of the use of a service in order to measure the interest of this service or of certain areas of it. For example, an analytical cookie would control the geographic areas from which the highest percentage of users connect, which product or service is most popular, etc.
- Advertising Cookies: these allow the management of advertising spaces in a service.
Behavioral advertising cookies: are those that allow the management of advertising spaces in a service. The function of these cookies is to store information on the behaviour of the users of a service, in order to later show personalised advertising.
- Pixels, web bugs or trackers: also known as tracking pixels, tracking pixels, pixel tags or conversion pixels, web beacons or web beacons are tiny 1×1 pixel transparent images that are inserted into a service in order to measure activity. Once a certain page is loaded in a browser, this image will be loaded, and this data can be measured. The tracking pixels generally allow us to know the path that a certain user IP has taken in an online service.
- HTML5 storage: it consists of taking advantage of the capacities of HTML5 technology to store in the user’s browser certain parameters that can be used to identify the user’s browser.
- Local shared objects (LSO): also known as “flash cookies”, it consists of storing information without cookies on the user’s computer, taking advantage of Adobe Flash Player technology.
- Etags: this is a mechanism of the HTTP protocol that allows the validation of the cache that the user saves in his browser on a website. This technology is mainly used to save bandwidth, avoiding duplicate downloads of content. However, it can also be used to recognize the user’s browser.
- Canvasfingerprinting: consists of the generation of a unique form in the user’s browser by taking advantage of the technology of the HTML5 web standard to identify the user’s computer.
- Font Detection: This technique consists of identifying the font settings of the user’s computer to obtain a unique identification of the computer.
- Browser Cache: As the name implies, this technique consists of storing information in the browser cache.
- WebGL: this technique allows to take advantage of the capacities to represent figures in three dimensions of the modern browsers to obtain a unique identification of the equipment, due to the different configurations of each one.
Who is responsible for this service?
This website is the responsibility of RISK4ALL S.L a Spanish company listed in the Madrid Mercantile Registe in volume 39956, book 0, page 1, Section 8, sheet M709669, entry 1, with address en C/ Rozabella, 6 bajo Oficina nº 13 28290 Las Rozas Madrid, España and tax number B88516257 (hereinafter Risk4all).
What technologies do we use?
Purpose Persistence Origin/Supplier More info
Techniques 1 year Own N/A
Analytics 2 years Google (*) Google link
Advertising 6 months Google (*) Google Link
(*) Suppliers not located in the European Union or in countries with equivalent data protection legislation
The information obtained through these cookies is stored on servers of suppliers not located in the European Union or in countries with equivalent data protection legislation.
However, these suppliers provide the following appropriate guarantees in terms of data protection:
- Google: Is adhered to the Privacy Shield, and also has authorization from the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD) to transfer personal data to the United States.
Likewise, Google is attached to the Web Choices tool, from which, you can disable the use of its cookies: http://optout.aboutads.info/.
Finally, you can prevent the installation of Google Analytics cookies with the following extension for your browser.
How to disable or delete cookies?
When you access the service for the first time, you will see a cookie warning informing you how you can give or refuse consent.
If you have given your consent, you can disable or delete the cookies at any time through the configuration of the options of the browser used on your device or terminal.
Below, we offer links where the user will find information on how to disable cookies and similar features in the main browsers:
Cookie settings for Google Chrome
Cookie settings for Mozilla Firefox
Cookie settings for Internet Explorer
Safari Cookie Settings
However, taking into account that these codes do not allow the identification of the User, the rights of access, rectification, suppression, opposition, limitation and portability recognised in the data protection regulations will not be applicable, unless the User is able to provide additional information that allows his/her identity to be linked to the suscookies’ identification codes.
In the event that the User considers that his/her right to data protection has been violated, he/she may file a complaint with the Spanish Data Protection Agency (www.aepd.es) or with risk4all’s Data Protection Officer (email@example.com).