WHAT IS A ‘COOKIE’?
A ‘cookie’ is a small piece of text that websites send to the browser and that are stored on the user’s terminal, which can be a personal computer, a mobile phone, a tablet, etc. These files allow the website to remember information about your visit, such as language and preferred options, which can make your next visit easier and make the site more useful by personalizing its content. Cookies play a very important role in improving the experience of using the website.
HOW ARE COOKIES USED?
By browsing this web portal the user is accepting that ‘cookies’ can be installed on their terminal and that they allow us to know the following information:
- Statistical information on the use of the website.
- The user’s ‘login’ to keep the session active on the web.
TYPES OF ‘COOKIES’ USED
This website uses both temporary session cookies and permanent cookies. Session cookies store data only while the user accesses the website and permanent cookies store the data in the terminal so that they can be accessed and used in more than one session.
Depending on the purpose for which the data obtained through the ‘cookies’ are processed, the website may use:
They are those that allow the user to navigate through the website or application and the use of the different options or services that exist in it. For example, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted access web parts, remembering the elements that make up an order, making the request for registration or participation in an event, using security elements during navigation and storing content for the dissemination of videos or sound.
They are those that allow the user to access the service with some general characteristics predefined in their terminal or that the user himself defines. For example, the language, the type of browser through which you access the service, the selected content design, geolocation of the terminal and the regional configuration from where the service is accessed.
Statistical analysis cookies
They are those that allow the monitoring and analysis of the behavior of users on the websites. The information collected through this type of ‘cookies’ is used in the measurement of the activity of the websites, application or platform and for the elaboration of navigation profiles of the users of said sites, in order to introduce improvements in the service based on the usage data made by users.
On some websites, third-party cookies can be installed to manage and improve the services offered. For example, statistical services of Google Analytics and Comscore.
WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE AT ANDALUBOX?
These are the cookies used on our website:
HOW TO MANAGE ‘COOKIES’ IN THE BROWSER?
The user has the option to allow, block or delete the ‘cookies’ installed on his computer by configuring the options of the browser installed on his terminal:
To adjust the permissions related to cookies in the Google Chrome browser:
- Click the menu on the toolbar.
- Select Settings.
- Click On Mostar Advanced Options.
- In the ‘Privacy’ section click on the Content Settings button.
- In the ‘Cookies’ section you can configure the options.
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To adjust the permissions related to cookies in the Mozilla Firefox browser:
- At the top of the Firefox window click on the Tools menu.
- Select Options.
- Select the Privacy panel.
- In the Firefox option you can choose Use custom settings for history to configure the options.
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To adjust the permissions related to cookies in the Internet Explorer 9 browser:
- At the top of the Internet Explorer window click the Tools menu.
- Select the Security tab and use the Delete browsing history option to delete cookies. Check the ‘Cookies’ box, then click Delete.
- Select the Security tab and access Settings. Move the slider all the way up to block all cookies or down to allow all cookies. After that, click OK.
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In case of blocking the use of ‘cookies’ in your browser it is possible that some services or functionalities of the website are not available.
In some browsers, specific rules can be set to manage ‘cookies’ per website, offering more precise control over privacy. This means that you can disable ‘cookies’ from all sites except those that are trusted.