1. What are cookies?
Cookies are small files that are set on your device (computer, mobile phone, tablet or other connected device) by the websites you visit. They are used to provide information to the owners of the site.
In general, and in accordance with the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD) Cookie Guide, there are several types of cookies:
Depending on the entity that manages the device or domain from where the cookies are sent and the data obtained are processed, cookies can be:
- First-party cookies: Cookies that are placed on the user’s browser by a server or domain managed by the publisher of the platform from which the service requested by the user is provided, in this case Fundación ONCE.
- Third-party cookies: Third-party cookies are sent to the user’s browser from a server or domain not managed by the platform publisher, but by another agency that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
Depending on the purpose for which the data obtained through the cookies is being processed, cookies can be:
- Technical cookies: Cookies that allow the user to browse the platform and use the different options or services available, such as controlling traffic and data communications, identifying the session, accessing information with restricted access, remembering the items included in an order, completing a registration to an event or participation form, using security components while browsing, storing content to play videos or sounds, or sharing content on social media.
- Personalization cookies: Cookies that enable the user to access the service with some general features defined by default according to a series of criteria on the user’s device, such as language, browser used to access the service, regional settings from which the service is accessed, etc.
- Analytical cookies: Cookies that enable the organization in charge of them to track and analyze the behavior of users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected by these cookies is used to measure the activity on the platform and to compile browsing profiles of its users in order to make improvements based on an analysis of the data on how users use the service.
- Advertising cookies: Cookies that enable the most effective use possible of the advertising space that the publisher has included on the website, application or platform used to provide the service, based on criteria such as edited content or how frequently advertisements are shown.
- Behavioral advertising cookies: Cookies that allow the most effective use possible of the advertising space that the publisher has included on the website, application or platform used to provide the service. These cookies store information on user behavior obtained through the continuous monitoring of their browsing habits, so that a specific profile can be developed to display advertising accordingly.
Depending on the time they remain activated in the device (duration), cookies can be:
- Session cookies: Cookies designed to collect and store data while the user visits the platform. Session cookies allow a website to recognise users.
- Persistent cookies: Cookies that are stored on the device and can be accessed and processed during a period of time defined by the entity in charge of the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.
2. WHAT KIND OF COOKIES THIS PLATFORM USES?
Some of the cookies we use are necessary in order to browse the platform and cannot be rejected by the user. Others do not affect how the website works; these ones can be accepted or rejected by the user, as set out under Point “3. Management and configuration of the cookies”. We now identify the types of cookies used on this platform and how they are used:
|Type of cookie
|Does deactivating this cookie affect how the platform works?
|Save browsing preferences
|(Indicate the duration of the cookie storage) CNIL criteria, 13 months maximum
|Indicate yes or no. In the event that it does affect, briefly indicate how
|Indicate cookie purpose
The analytical cookies used on this platform are not automatically activated. They are set on your browser after you click on Accept on the cookie banner, as explained in Point “3. Management and configuration of the cookies”.
In any case, you can stop Google Analytics from compiling and using data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser add-on: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/181881?hl=es
As indicated, third-party cookies are used, however the appropriate guarantees are in place in terms of any possible international personal data transfers, in accordance with current regulations. They are managed by entities that are either Privacy Shield certified (in force) or that are based in the European Economic Area (EEA).
3. COOKIE CONFIGURATION AND MANAGEMENT
The first time you use our website, you will be asked whether or not you agree to analytical cookies being used while you browse. You may accept or reject cookies.
Remember that technical cookies are essential for the user to be able to browse the platform and so deactivating or disabling them will prevent the user from browsing said platform.
We show you how to manage and disable the cookies used on the platform through the different options available on the most commonly used browsers.
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
- Microsoft Internet Explorer
You may also manage how your browser stores cookies by using tools such as:
- Ghostery: www.ghostery.com/
- Your online choices: www.youronlinechoices.com/es/