A cookie is a small file that is stored in the user’s computer, which allows us to identify it. A set of cookies helps us to improve the quality of our website, allowing us to see what pages users find to be the most useful or not. Cookies are vital to the adequate functioning of the Internet and are advantageous when providing interactive Internet services. They make browsing the web much easier. Please be aware that cookies cannot harm your computer and, when activated, help us to identify and troubleshoot problems. Note the following types:
- Session cookies: are temporary cookies that remain in the browser file until you log out. This is why no cookies are registered in the users disc. The information provided by these cookies is used to analyze web traffic patterns and allows us to offer a better browsing experience, improve content and make use easier.
- Permanent cookies: are stored in the hard drive and our website reads them every time you visit us. A permanent cookie has a specific expiry date. Generally speaking, we use them mainly to provide registry and shopping services.
- Multi-purpose cookies: a cookie which can be used for several different purposes. This means that it can only be exempt from the consent requirement if each and every purpose for which it is used is individually exempt form the consent requirement.
ODEC does not use any cookies to process personal data that would allow the the identification of persons or specific private entities.
Some of their definitions are:
- Own cookies: these are sent to the users computer from a terminal or domain managed by the editor himself and through which he provides the service requested by the user.
- Session cookies: are used to collect data while the user remains online.
- Persistent cookies: these come from the Internet and from what is done online. They are to expire in 30 days, by law.
Once you have read all the information provided, we notify users that if you continue browsing our website without taking the needed steps to prevent the installation of cookies on your browser, you are consenting to the use of the above mentioned mechanisms.
The user has the power to stop generating cookies by choosing said option from the browser software. ODEC is not responsible for the functioning of the webpage in the event the user deactivates cookies. To that end, the user may use the following configuration according to the browser they use:
Whatever method used to deactivate or disable cookies, it involves the cancellation of consent, and will retroactively affect your acceptance during previous browsing sessions.