What is a cookie?
A cookie is an IT file which a web server may process on a device (computer, tablet, telephone, etc.) to which the user connects, so as to recognize its characteristics and/or preferences when he/she logs in again, and/or to foster use and browsing on the website, and thereby offer advantages when providing the interactive services. The purposes for which cookies may be used include: managing user session (i.e. reducing the number of times a password has to be entered, or maintaining the browsing sequence), so as to adapt web content to preferences (i.e., language), or to manage embedded content (such as YouTube videos). Cookies may be used during on session, after which they are erased when the user leaves the site generating them, or persistent, which remain on the device until a certain date.
What types of cookies does this website use?
- This website uses different types of cookies with the following purposes:
- Technical cookies: permit the user to browse the website and use its different options, such as identifying the session, gain access to different restricted areas, or reproduce multimedia content potentially located at external servers (such as YouTube).
- Personalization cookies: allow the user to gain access to the service with certain generally predefined characteristics, based on a number of criteria set on the user’s terminal (i.e., language).
- Analysis cookies: permit monitoring and analyzing the behavior of its website users. The data obtained by this type of cookie is used to measure website activity so as to introduce improvements arising from analyses of how users browse (i.e., Google Analytics).
Cookies used on this website
The following is a description of the characteristics of the main cookies used on this website: