What are cookies?
A "cookie" is a small file that is sent to your computer or any device you use (tablet, smartphone or smart tv) when you visit a website. Cookies allow to gather statistical information, store and retrieve information about navigation preferences of a user or device, and depending of the info, they can be used to recognize a user. A cookie is stored in a computer to identify the user while they interact with a website. A website can store a cookie in a browser if the preferences allow it. A browser only allows a website to access the cookies that it stablished, not the ones belonging to other websites.
Why are cookies important?
Types of cookies
Technical cookies: they improve the quality of our service, including storing the user’s preferences and searches, and also track the user’s tendencies.
Statistical cookies: they gather information about the visiting time, the URL or the tittle of the visited webpage. The reports generated with this info will be merely statistical and will provide navigation behavior anonymously.
Session cookies: they store information about the type of user, remembering the user’s nickname to avoid typing it in each page; they also store encrypted info about the user’s favorites.
Analytics cookies: they are used to gather information about the search engine used to visit the website or the terms used to find it, they calculate the time of each session in the web or the number of times a user visits a webpage.
In AD-HOC’s website, third-party cookies are installed to all its visitors, even if they are not registered user of the given platforms. For example, cookies of Facebook, Google or Twitter: Page of Cookies of Facebook, Pace of Privacy of Twitter, Page of Cookies of Google.
Types of cookies by expiration date
The cookies used by AD-HOC are persistent, in other words, they are installed in your browser and are activated each time the site is visited, unless its use is disabled.
Configuration of cookies
To know the way to configurate cookies’ management in your browser you can check the following links for the main browsers and devices:
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Acceptance of cookies
If you want to, you can change the configuration of cookies at any moment, configurating your browser to accept, or not, the cookies you get or to be warned by the browser when a server wants to store a cookie. We inform you that in case of blocking or not accepting the installation of cookies, it is possible that some of the given services will be unavailable or you will not fully enjoy all our services and applications have to offer.
AD-HOC thanks you for accepting our policy of cookies. This allow us to obtain more precise data to improve the content and design of our websites and adapt them to your preferences.