What are cookies?

A cookie is a file that is downloaded onto your computer when you access certain websites. Among other things, cookies allow a website to store and recover information on the browsing habits of a user or their device. Depending on the information contained and the manner in which the user employs their device, they may be used to recognize the user. 

Cookies are essential for the proper operation of the Internet, and they provide innumerable advantages in the provision of interactive services, making browsing and using our website easier to use. 

The information provided below will help you to understand the different types of cookies: 


Types of cookies


According to the entity that manages them

Own cookies 

These cookies are gathered by the website publisher themselves, in order to provide the service requested by the user.

Third-party cookies 

These cookies are gathered and managed by a third party, and cannot be considered our own cookies.

Según el plazo de tiempo que permanezcan activadas

Session cookies

These collect information for as long as the user browses the webpage, in order to provide the requested service.

Persistent cookies 

These are stored in the terminal, and the information obtained will be used by the entity in charge of the cookie to provide the requested service.

Según su finalidad

Technical cookies 

These are needed for correct web browsing.

Customization cookies 

These allow the user to choose certain features (e.g. language) during their browsing of the website.

Analytical cookies 

These allow the provider of a service to associate browsing behaviour with a user, in order to understand their use of the webpage and to analyse statistics on the most-visited content, number of visitors, etc.

Advertising cookies 

These allow the website publisher to include advertisements on their webpage that are adapted to its content.

Behavioural advertising cookies 

These allow the website publisher to include advertisements on their webpage that are adapted to the information obtained on the user’s browsing habits.


According to what is established in Article 22.2 of Law 34/2002, of July 11,on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce (LSSI-CE), GIC CARSPROTEC SL must inform users of the cookies used on our website:


Types of cookies


Own cookies 


Third-party cookies 




Session cookies 


Persistent cookies 



Purpose

Technical cookies 

Customizable cookies 

Analytical cookies 

Advertising ookies 

Behavioural advertising cookies 


In addition, GIC CARSPROTEC SL informs users that they have the option of configuring their browser so that they are informed of the reception of cookies, allowing them to prevent these cookies from being installed on their hard drive if they wish.

Below, we provide links for different browsers that can be used to complete this configuration:

For Firefox, click here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences 

For Chrome, click here: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647 

For Explorer, click here: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10 

For Safari, click here: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=es_ES&locale=es_ES 

For Opera, click here: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/#cookies 

 

Deactivation and elimination of cookies

You have the option to allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by setting your browser options

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