A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain websites. Cookies enable a website, among other things, to store and recover information on the surfing habits of a user or his/her device; depending on the information they contain and the way he/she uses the device, they can be used to recognise the user.
Cookies are essential for the functioning of the Internet; they provide countless advantages in the delivery of interactive services, making our website easier to browse and use.
The following information will help you understand each of the different types of cookies:
|TYPES OF COOKIES|
|ACCORDING TO THE ENTITY THAT MANAGES THEM||Own cookies||Own cookies are those collected by the editor himself to deliver the service requested by the user.|
|Third-party cookies||Third-party cookies are those stored and managed by a third party; they cannot be considered as being own cookies.|
|ACCORDING TO THE LENGTH OF TIME THEY REMAIN ACTIVE||Session cookies||They collect data during the user’s browsing session; their purpose is to deliver the requested service.|
|Persistent cookies||They are stored on the terminal, and the collected data will be used by the cookies manager to deliver the requested service.|
|ACCORDING TO THEIR PURPOSE||Technical cookies||These are the necessary cookies to the proper browsing through the website.|
|Personalisation cookies||They allow the user to adjust the settings (language) to browse the website.|
|Analytics cookies||They enable the supplier to analyse the user’s browsing habits, with the aim of keeping track of the website’s usage, as well as providing statistics of the most visited contents, number of visitors, etc.|
|Advertising cookies||They enable the editor to add adverts to the website based on the website’s content.|
|Online behavioural advertising cookies||They enable the editor to add adverts to the website based on the data obtained from the user’s browsing habits. .|
According to Article 22.2 of Law 34/2002, of 11 July, on Information Society and Electronic Commerce Services (LSSI-CE), Colomer-Aceves-Aperarnau Arquitectes SLP informs about the cookies used on its website:
|Own cookies||Third-party cookies||Session cookies||Persistent cookies|
|Online behavioural advertising cookies|
Furthermore, Colomer-Aceves-Aperarnau Arquitectes SLP informs the user about the possibility of changing the settings of his/her web browser so that he/she is notified prior to the installation of cookies to his/her hard disk, giving the choice to accept or refuse such installation.
The software we use to collect and analyse browsing data is Google Analytics.
If you want to read more about Google Analytics’ cookies policy, you can visit the following links:
The following links provide information on how to adjust these settings on the web browsers listed below:
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10