a) What are Cookies and what are they used for?
Cookies are files sent to a browser by a web server to record user activities. Cookies are only associated with an anonymous user and their computer and do not provide references to infer user’s personal data.
The user can decide to refuse the installation of cookies from their browser, in which case some services may not be offered.
b) Types of cookies by purpose:
According to the purpose for which the data collected through cookies are addressed, we can distinguish between:
– Technical Cookies: These allow the user to navigate through a website, platform or application and use different options or services that exist as, for example, traffic control and data communication, identify the session, access to restricted areas, remembering the elements of an order, making the purchase process of an order, making an application for registration or participation in an event, using security features while browsing, store content for video or sound broadcast or share content via social networks.
– Personalization Cookies: These allow users to access the service with some features of a general nature based on a predefined set of criteria in the user terminal, such as the language, the type of browser through which the service will be accessed, the local settings from which you access the service, etc.
– Analysis Cookies: allow for the monitoring and analysing of user’s behaviour to the websites to which they are linked. The information collected by these cookies is used to measure the activity of websites, applications or platforms for elaborating users’ browsing profiles, in order to make improvements based on the analysis of usage data from users of the service.
– Advertising Cookies: These enable the management, in the most efficient way possible, of advertising spaces that, if the editor has included them on a website, application or platform from which provides the requested service based on criteria, such as the edited content or the frequency at which the ads are displayed.
– Behavioural Advertising Cookies: These enable the management, in the most efficient way possible, of advertising spaces that, if the editor has included them on a website, application or platform from which provides the requested service. These cookies store information on user behaviour obtained through continuous observation of browsing habits, allowing the development of a specific profile to display ads based on them.
c) How to Disable Cookies:
Most modern browsers allow you to change settings of Cookies.
You can change the settings of your browser and disable Cookies in the following way:
- Internet Explorer: Tools> Internet Options> Privacy> Settings.
- Firefox: Tools> Options> Privacy> History> Custom Settings.
- Chrome: Settings> Show Advanced Options> Privacy> Content Settings.
- Safari: Preferences> Security.
d) Consequences if you disable Cookies:
Some features that we offer will be affected, for example we cite a few:
- Your identity won’t be stored
- We won’t be able to filter the localization language.
- We won’t be able to maintain your purchases in your “shopping cart”.
- You won’t be able to access your courses …
e) SIDPaJ Cookies:
– Technical Cookies
– Customization Cookies
– Analysis Cookies
You can track Cookies used by the web from your browser:
- Internet Explorer: F12> Cache> Cookies Information.
- Firefox: Tools> Options> Privacy> History> Custom Settings> Show cookies (insert domain www.sidpaj.es)
- Chrome: F12> Resources> Cookies (select domain www.sidpaj.es)
- Safari: Preferences> Security> Show Cookies.