A cookie is a file, which is downloaded to your computer when you access certain websites. Cookies allow a website to, among other things, store and retrieve information about browsing habits of users or of their device, and, depending on the information they contain and the way they use their device, they can be used to recognize those users. Cookies are essential to the functioning of the Internet. They provide countless advantages when it comes to the provision of interactive services, aiding both the browsing process and usability of our website. The information provided below will help you understand the different types of cookies:
What types of cookies are there?
1. We can distinguish following types of cookies depending on the entity that operates the device or domain from which cookies are sent and manages the data collected through the site:
These are those that are sent to the user’s terminal device from a device or domain managed by the website editor, from which the service requested by the user is provided.
These are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from an equipment or domain not managed by the website editor but by another entity, which processes the data obtained from the cookies In the event that the cookies are installed from a device or domain managed by the website editor but the information collected from these is managed by a third party, they cannot be considered as first-party cookies.
2. We can distinguish following types of cookies depending on the length of time that they remain active in the terminal device:
This is a type of cookie designed to collect and store data when the user accesses a website. They are normally used to store information that only needs to be preserved for providing the service requested by the user on a single occasion (e.g., a list of purchased products).
They are a type of cookie which store data in the terminal device, so that these data can be accessed and treated during a given period of time by the head of the cookie, which is something that can last from a few minutes to several years.
3. We can distinguish several types of cookies depending on the purpose for which the data collected through the cookies are treated.
These are those that allow the user to browse a website, platform or application and use the different options or services provided therein for different purposes, such as, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, session login, accessing restricted sections, remembering the elements comprising an order, completing an order’s purchasing process, filling out an event’s participation or registration form, using security features while browsing, buffering content for video or sound streaming, or sharing content through social networks.
These are those that allow the user to access the service with some predefined general features based on the user’s terminal device settings, such as language, type of browser through which the service is accessed, the regional configuration from which the service is accessed, etc.
These are those that allow the head of the cookie to track and analyse the behaviour of users of websites to which they are linked. The information gathered through such cookies is used for measuring the activity of websites, applications or platforms and for profiling of user navigation of these sites, applications or platforms in order to make improvements according to the data analysis of the use that users make of the service provided.
These are those that allow the most effective management of advertising spaces, which, if any, the editor has included in a website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided based on criteria such as edited content or ad display frequency
-Behavioural advertising cookies:
These are those that allow the most efficient management of advertising spaces, which, if any, the editor has included in a website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided. These cookies store information on users’ behaviour obtained through continued observation of their browsing habits, thus allowing the development of a specific profile to display ads based on those habits.
WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES ARE USED ON THIS WEB SITE?
Pursuant to Article 22.2 of Spanish Law 34/2002 of July 11, on the Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce (LSSI-CE), SUMCAB SPECIALCABLE GROUP SL informs users that the cookies used on our website are the following:
First-party and analysis cookies.
Server from which cookies are sent: www.sumcab.com
Cookie expiration date: 2 years
In addition, SUMCAB SPECIALCABLE GROUP SL informs users that they can set their browser to be informed of the receipt of cookies and, if they so wish, prevent their installation in the hard disk. Below you find the links to various browsers, by which these settings can be altered.
Firefox from here: http://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los- sitios-we
Chrome from here: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647
Explorer from here: http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/internet-explorer/delete-manage- cookies#ie=ie-10
Safari from here: http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042
Opera desde aqui: http://help.opera.com/Windows/11.50/es-ES/cookies.html