Concept of Cookies Cookies are a tool used by Web servers to store and retrieve information about their visitors or users. It is nothing more than a text file that some servers install during browsing and that allow information such as: the place from which you access, the connection time, the device from which you access (fixed or mobile), the system operating system and browser used, the most visited pages, the number of clicks made and data regarding the user's behavior on the Internet.
They do not provide references that allow the user's name and surname to be deduced and they cannot read data from their hard drive or include viruses on their computers. Likewise, it cannot read the cookies implanted on the user's hard drive from other servers. Because they are important? The website is accessible without the need for cookies to be activated, although their deactivation may prevent their proper functioning. From a technical point of view, cookies allow websites to function more quickly and adapt to user preferences, such as storing the language, the currency of the country or detecting the access device.
Types of Cookies used on the Web
The user who browses the Web can find cookies inserted directly by the owner, or cookies inserted by entities other than the owner, as detailed in the following sections: (indicate the types of cookies used) * Session cookies, expire when the user leaves the page or closes the browser, that is, they are active for the duration of the visit to the website and therefore are deleted from our computer when leaving it. * Permanent cookies, they expire when the objective for which they serve is fulfilled or when they are manually deleted, they have a deletion date and are normally used in the online purchase process, customizations or in the registration, so as not to have to constantly enter a password. Depending on the entity that manages the computer or domain from which the cookies are sent and processes the data obtained, we can distinguish between our own Cookies and those of third parties. * Own cookies are those cookies that are sent to the user's computer and are managed exclusively by us for the best functioning of the Website. The information we collect is used to improve the quality of our service and your user experience. * Third-party cookies, when the user interacts with the content of our website, third-party cookies may also be established (for example, when pressing social network buttons or viewing videos hosted on another website), which are those established by a different domain of our Website. We cannot access the data stored in cookies from other websites when you browse those websites. Cookies policy of OSCAR GERMA CAMPOY Browsing through this web portal means that the following types of Cookies can be installed: Cookies policy.