What are cookies and what are they used for?
The term “cookies” is used to refer to small text files that are downloaded onto the browser of a user’s device (whether a computer, mobile phone, tablet, etc.) when using the internet, application or computer platform.
Cookies provide significant advantages in the provision of information society services, as they facilitate and speed up web browsing and help us to improve the quality of the services provided to our users. Cookies, in addition to other factors, help to store and recover information on the browsing habits of a user or his/her device, making it possible to detect the pages or features of a website, application or platform that are most useful and which are not, with a view to improving them and, depending on the information they contain and the way in which devices are used, they can also be used to recognise the user.
Type of cookies used on this website
Depending on the company that processes them
- Own cookies: These are sent to the user’s device from a device or domain managed by PREMIUMLAB and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
- Third-party cookies: These are sent to the user’s device from a device or domain that is not managed by PREMIUMLAB, but by third parties.
Depending on the time they remain active
- Session cookies: These are temporary cookies that remain on the browser of the user’s device until he/she leaves the website, application or platform. They facilitate and speed up the browser experience.
- Persistent cookies: These cookies store information on the user’s device and can be accessed for a period of time defined by the cookie’s owner, which may range from minutes to years.
Depending on their purpose
- Technical cookies: They allow the user to browse a website, application or platform.
- Personalisation cookies: These cookies allow the user to access the service with specific characteristics, which are generally predefined, such as language, access browser type, etc.
- Analysis cookies: These cookies make it possible to calculate the number of users and thus take measurements and perform statistical analyses of the activities of websites, applications or platforms and create browsing profiles for users, with a view to introducing improvements.
PREMIUMLAB’s own cookies used on this website are technical and personalisation cookies, which in term, may be either session or persistent. Pursuant to Article 22.2 of Law 34/2002, of 11 July, on information society services and e-commerce, these own cookies used by PREMIUMLAB do not require the prior consent of users.
The third-party cookies used on this website are as follows:
Issued by: Google
Purpose: Generate an anonymous user ID that makes it possible to analyse user activity for statistical purposes
Description of the purpose: Google Analytics
Links for further information about cookies: http://www.google.com/intl/es/analytics/privacyoverview.html
Furthermore, Google Analytics has developed a tool that users can install on their browser should they wish to not be traced by their cookies. This tool can be found here.
Options available to the website’s users
The user has three options:
- Accept the installation of cookies by pressing “accept”, which appears in the notice located at the top of this website concerning information on and the acceptance of cookies. In this case, the user shall not be shown the aforementioned notice again, unless our cookies policy changes or 1 year has passed since it was last accepted; after this amount of time, the notice will appear once again when accessing this website.
- Do not click the “accept” button that appears in the aforementioned notice concerning information on and the acceptance of cookies and continue browsing our website. In this case, it shall be considered that you have accepted the installation of cookies; however, unlike in the previous case, each time your visit our website, the notice concerning information on and the acceptance of cookies will appear.
- Set up their device’s browser to restrict, block or delete cookies installed or prevent them from being installed.
In any case, the user may revoke their acceptance of cookies, removing them from the setup of their browser.
Removal of cookies
Users may restrict, block or delete cookies installed on their device by setting up the browser options installed on their device. If you decide not to allow cookies to be installed on your browser, it might not be possible for you to access certain sections or features or even browse the website.
If your device uses Internet Explorer, you can obtain more information on how to block or delete cookies at: http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies.
If your device uses Firefox, you can obtain more information on how to block or delete cookies at: https://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-we.
If your device uses Chrome, you can obtain more information on how to block or delete cookies at: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=es.
If your device uses Opera, you can obtain more information on how to block or delete cookies at: http://help.opera.com/Linux/10.60/es-ES/cookies.html.
If your device uses Safari, you can obtain more information on how to block or delete cookies at: http://support.apple.com/kb/ph11913.