What is a cookie?
Cookies are small files that are downloaded onto users’ devices (computers / smartphones / tablets) when they access certain websites and which are then stored on their hard drive. Amongst other functions, cookies allow for information about the browsing history of users or their devices to be stored and recovered. This includes details of the pages visited, the connection time and any technical problems, etc. Depending on the type of information they contain and the way the device is used, they may also allow user recognition.
What types of cookies are there?
There are several types of cookies, which comply with varying criteria:
- Ownership criteria:
- Own cookies. These are the property of Incoga.
- Third party cookies. These are owned by a third party, not Incoga, which is responsible for processing the information obtained.
- Objective criteria:
- Technical and/or personalisation cookies. These are used to enhance and improve the service provided, locate incidents and recognise users, etc.
- Analytical and/or advertising cookies. These are used to analyse browsing activity and offer generic or personalised advertising.
Cookies are used to offer you personalised services and/or advertising, to analyse the system, recognise you when you access the website as a user, locate any incidents and problems that may arise in order to solve them in the shortest possible time, as well as to analyse and measure website use and activity.
Do you need my consent to install cookies?
Consent is not required to install technical cookies or those that are strictly necessary in order to provide an information society service requested specifically by the recipient. However, in all other cases, the consent of the interested party is required and may be obtained in various ways. In the case of Incoga, if you continue to browse the website, we assume that you are providing said consent, although you are entitled to withdraw said consent and disable the cookies at any time.
What type of cookies is Incoga currently using?
- TECHNICAL: These are OWN cookies used for sessions, identification, settings and registration that are strictly necessary in order to identify users and provide them with services. The information collected via these cookies is processed solely by Incoga.
- ANALYTICAL: These are cookies that are either processed by us or third parties, and enable us to determine the number of users and therefore carry out a statistical analysis of the use of the service offered. This implies analysing the browsing data of our website in order to improve the range of products or services we provide.
Incoga uses the following analytical cookies:
- “Google cookies“ The information obtained is processed by Incoga and a third party: Google Ireland Limited https://www.google.es/intl/es/policies/technologies/cookies/
- “Bing cookies“ The information obtained is processed by Incoga and two third parties: Microsoft and Yahoo Sarl http://www.microsoft.com/privacystatement/en-gb/bing/default.aspx y http://info.yahoo.com/privacy/es/yahoo/cookies/
The aforementioned companies provide us with an audience analysis of our website and are authorised to use these data to improve their own services and offer services to other companies. You may find out more about these and other uses by accessing the links provided. These tools do not obtain details of users’ names and surnames or the postal address from which they access the websites.
The information they obtain is related to the number of pages visited, the language, the social media on which our news is published, the city in which the IP address from which users access the website is located, visit frequency and return rate, the browser used and the operator or type of device used. This information is used to improve our website, detect new needs and assess any possible improvements in order to provide the users that visit our website with an enhanced service.
How can I disable cookies?
Most browsers provide instructions on how to adjust the settings in order to reject cookies, to notify you each time a new cookie is received, as well as to disable them completely. In order to control the use made of your details, you may adjust the settings on your device as you wish. At all events, you are hereby informed that disabling technical and/or operational cookies may reduce the quality of the website or may make it harder to identify you.
Below are the links to the principal browsers and devices, where you can obtain full details of how to manage cookies on your browser.
- Version 5: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955/es
- Version 6 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/283185/es
- Version 7 and 8 http://windows.microsoft.com/es-ES/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
- Version 9 http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9