What are cookies?
Cookies are small files that are stored in the browser or in the user's terminal (PC, Smartphone, Tablet, etc.), used by each user for the server to remember certain information that can be used later. This information makes it possible to identify your browsing activity as a specific user anonymously. Those users who do not wish to receive cookies or want to be informed before they are stored on their computer, can configure their browser to that effect.
Cookies are essential for the functioning of the Internet, as they help, among other functions, to identify and resolve possible errors in the functioning of the Web Site.
What kind of cookies can be used?
Depending on the entity that manages them:
Own Cookies: These are those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
Third-party cookies: These are those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
Depending on the length of time they remain activated:
Session Cookies: These cookies are those used to allow tracking of the activity performed by the user in a session on the Website. Once the user has left the Website, when accessing it again, the activity carried out previously will not be recognized.
Persistent Cookies: This type of cookies allows L4H to remember user information and settings in previous sessions, to provide faster and easier access, as well as to remember information provided on the Website about preferences or favorites, among others.
According to their purpose:
Analysis Cookies: These are those that allow us to quantify the number of users and perform the measurement and statistical analysis of the use of the Website by users in order to make improvements.
Technical Cookies: These are those that allow the user to navigate through a website, platform or application and the use of the different options or services it exist as, for example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access parts of restricted access, remember the elements that make up an order, make the buying process of an order, make the application for registration or participation in an event, use security features while browsing, store content for broadcast video or sound or share content via social networks.
Advertising Cookies: These are those that allow the management, in the most effective way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the publisher has included on a website, application or platform from which it provides the requested service based on criteria such as the edited content or the frequency at which the ads are displayed.
Behavioral advertising cookies: These cookies allow the management, in the most effective way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included on a website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided. These cookies store information on user behavior obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on the same.
Additionally, this site may host elements in the source code of the pages that are used to measure the traffic of users visiting a web page and to be able to draw a pattern of user visits. This anonymous information may be shared with client companies, suppliers, sponsors and advertisers.
Specifically, the following cookies are used:
|Domain from whichis installed
|Technical cookies, allows SESSION variables to be stored on the web server. Necessary for the operation of the web.
|Two years from configuration or upgrade
|30 minutes after configuration or update
|It is not used in ga.js. It is set to interact with urchin.js. Previously, this cookie acted in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine if the user was in a new session or visit.
|End of browser session
|It is used to limit the percentage of requests.
|Six months after configuration or upgrade
Can cookies be disabled?
When accessing the Website, the user will see a cookie notice informing him how he can give or refuse his consent to install cookies. If you wish, you can inhibit the installation of cookies or uninstall them at any time from your browser by configuring your preferences.
You can find information on how to do this depending on the browser you are using at the following addresses:
- Cookie settings for Firefox;
- Cookie settings for Google Chrome;
- Cookie settings for Google Chrome (Android);
- Cookie settings for Internet Explorer;
- Cookie settings for Safari; or
- Cookie settings for Opera.
Please note that if you choose to disable cookies on your device, it will mean that some of the features of our Website may not function properly and your ability to use the Services will be affected.
For more information on cookies and behavioral advertising: http://www.allaboutcookies.org and http://www.youronlinechoices.com.