What is a cookie?
Cookies are usually small files that are stored on your computer and allow us allows us to recognize you. They are but a unique identifier text file that some servers send to the user’s computer to enter information to keep track of our movements within the site, enabling the quality and security of the website. They have an expiry date that may vary from the duration of the User’s session until a future date from which they stop being operative.
Cookies are essential to the proper functioning of the Internet offering many advantages in the areas of interactive service delivery, making navigation and usability on our website easier.
What are cookies used for?
What follows below is a set of cookies used on our website:
Strictly necessary cookies, in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features for example those that enable the payment for services requested and rendered.
Third-party cookies: e.g. used by Social networking sites.
Analytic cookies for periodic maintenance purpose and to ensure the best possible service to the users.
What type of cookies does this website use?
Strictly necessary cookies
PHPSESSID: only contain a reference to a session stored on the web server. This cookie is deleted at the end of your session.
.google.com > PREF and NID: They gather relevant information to provide you with targeted advertising.
.google.com > GDSESS, SNID and GOOGLE_ABUSE_EXEMPTION: Used by the Google maps service.
_utma, _utmb, _utmc y _utmz: Google Analytics – These cookies collect anonymous information from visits about how visitors use our websites, when and which pages visitors go to most often.
Many browsers allow a private mode to be activated through which the cookies are always erased after the visit. Depending on the each browser, this private mode can have different names. The following is a list of the most common browsers and the different names for “private mode”:
Internet Explorer 8 and upper: InPrivate
Opera 10.5 and upper: Private Navigation
Google Chrome 10 and upper: Incognito
Firefox 3.5 and upper: Navegación Private Navigation