What are cookies?
Cookies are files that can be downloaded to your computer through web pages. They are tools that have an essential role for the provision of numerous services of the society of information. Between others, allowing a web page to store and retrieve information about browsing habits of a user or his team and, depending on the obtained information, can be used to recognize the user and improve the service offered.
Types of cookies
Depending on who is the entity that manages the domain from which the cookies are sent and who treats the data obtained two types can be distinguished:
Those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the publisher itself and from which the service was requested by the user.
Those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the publisher, but by another entity that treats the data obtained through cookies.
In the event that cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the publisher itself but the information that is collected through these are managed by a third party, the cookies cannot be considered as own cookies.
There is also a second classification according to the period of time that they remain stored in the client’s browser:
Designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a Web page. They are usually used to store information that only interested to keep for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion (e.g. a list of purchased products).
The data is still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and treated during a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, and that can go from a few minutes to several years.
Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies according to the purpose
for which the obtained data are treated:
Those that allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and the use of different options or services that exist in it, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted parts, remembering the elements that make up an order, performing the process of purchasing an order, making the application for registration or participation in an event, using security elements during the navigation, storing contents for the broadcasting of videos or sound or sharing content through social networks.
They allow the user to access the service with some features of general nature predefined according to a series of criteria in the user’s terminal such as for example the language, the type of browser through which you access the service, the regional configuration from where you access the service, etc.
They allow the person responsible for them to monitor and analyze the behavior of the users of the websites to which they are linked The information collected through this type of cookies is used in the measurement of the activity of the websites, application or platform and for the preparation of navigation profiles of the users of such sites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of the usage data the users make of the service.
They allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces.
They store information about the behavior of the users obtained through the continued observation of their browsing habits, which allows the development of a specific profile to show advertising in function of it.
Deactivation and elimination of cookies
You have the option to allow, block or eliminate the cookies installed in your computer by configuring the browser options installed in your computer. By deactivating cookies, some of the available services may stop being operative The way to disable cookies is different for each browser, but it can usually be done from the menu Tools or Options. You can also consult the Help menu of the browser where you can find instructions. The user will be able to choose which cookies they want to be working on this website at any time. You can allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your computer by configuring the browser options installed on your computer:
In addition, you can also manage the cookie store in your browser through tools like the following ones:
Cookies used at www.martinsways.com
The following are the cookies that are being used in this portal as well as its typology and function:
Acceptance of the Cookies Policy
Given this information it is possible to carry out the following actions:
This warning will not be displayed again when accessing any page of the portal during the current session.
You can get more information about what cookies are, know the Cookies policy of www.martinswsays.com and modify the configuration of your browser.