What is a cookie?
Cookies are files that are downloaded to the user’s terminal (computer/smartphone/tablet) when accessing certain web pages and that are stored in its memory. Cookies allow, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their equipment, see which pages are visited, the connection time, analyze the operation of a page, if there are technical problems, etc. Depending on the information they contain and the way the terminal is used, they can be used to recognize the user.
What types of cookies are there?
There are several types of cookies based on different criteria:
Depending on ownership:
- Own cookies. They are the ones that belong to DG EXPERIENCE.
- Third party cookies. They are those whose ownership is of a third party, other than DG EXPERIENCE, which will be the one who processes the information collected.
Depending on its purpose:
- Technical and/or personalization cookies. They are those that serve to improve the service, locate incidents, recognize the user, etc.
- Analysis and/or advertising cookies. They are those that are used to analyze information about browsing and offer advertising, whether generic or personalized.
What is a cookie for?
Cookies are used to be able to offer you personalized services and/or advertising, to analyze the functioning of the system, recognize you when you access as a user, locate incidents and problems that may arise and solve them in the shortest possible time, as well as analyze and measure the use and website activity.
Is my consent required to set a cookie?
Consent is not required for the installation of technical cookies or those that are strictly necessary for the provision of an information society service expressly requested by the recipient.
For the rest, the consent of the interested party is required, which can be requested in different ways. In the case of DG EXPERIENCE, it will be understood as granted if you continue to use the website, without prejudice to the fact that you may revoke it at any time and disable cookies.
What cookies does DG EXPERIENCE currently use?
We use ANALYSIS cookies, that is, those that, well treated by us or by third parties, allow us to quantify the number of users and thus carry out the measurement and statistical analysis of the use made by users of the service offered. For this, your browsing on our website is analyzed in order to improve the offer of products or services that we offer you.
The analysis cookies used by DG EXPERIENCE are Google Cookies. That is to say, the information obtained by them is treated by DG EXPERIENCE and by the third party Google Ireland Limited https://www.google.es/intl/es/policies/technologies/cookies/
The aforementioned companies provide us with the service of analyzing the audience of our page and can use this data to improve their own services and to offer services to other companies. You can learn about these and other uses from the indicated links.
These tools do not obtain data on the names or surnames of users or the postal address from which they connect. The information they obtain is related to the number of pages visited, the language, the social network in which our news is published, the city to which the IP address from which users access is assigned, the number of users who they visit, the frequency and recurrence of visits, the time of the visit, the browser they use, the operator or type of terminal from which the visit is made.
We use this information to improve our page, detect new needs and assess the improvements to be introduced in order to provide a better service to users who visit us.
How can I disable cookies?
Most browsers tell you how to set your browser not to accept cookies, to notify you each time you receive a new cookie, and to turn cookies off completely. To control how you want your information to be used, you can configure your terminal’s browser in the way that you deem most convenient for you.
In any case, we would like to point out that if technical and/or operating cookies are deactivated, the quality of the website may decrease or it may be more difficult to identify you.
We indicate the following links, where you can find more information about the different browsers: