1. Definition of cookies
Cookies are files that are downloaded to your computer when you access certain websites. They allow a website to, among other things, store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of users (site preferences, profile information, etc.) and, depending on the information they contain and the how the computer is used, they can be used to recognise the user.
Cookies may be first party or third party. First-party cookies are those established by the domain of the website itself. Third-party cookies come from other external sources, such as ads, images, etc. inserted in websites.
For certain functions of the www.uvesolutions.com website, it is necessary to have cookies enabled.
2. What information does a cookie store?
Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about you, such as credit card or bank account details, photographs, your ID or personal information. The data kept is of a technical nature, such as personal preferences and personalisation of content, etc. The web server does not associate the data to you as a person, but to your web browser.
3. Classification of cookies
We can classify cookies according to several criteria
Depending on the period in which they remain active:
Session: these are temporary cookies that are created when the user visits the website and expire when they end the session, so they are not stored on the computer.
Persistent: these are stored on the computer after the browsing session. They allow websites to remember user preferences and settings when they access again. They remain active for a set time, which can range from a few minutes to several years.
Depending on the entity which manages them:
First-party cookies: these are established by the domain of the website being visited and are essential for its operation.
Third-party cookies: these come from other external sources, such as ads, images, etc. inserted in websites. They have statistical purposes.
Depending on their purpose:
Technical cookies: these are the most basic cookies and make it possible, among other things, to find out whether a human or an automated application is browsing, or whether an anonymous user or a registered user are browsing. These are basic tasks for the operation of any dynamic website.
Analytical cookies: these collect information on the type of browsing being performed, the most visited sections, products viewed, time zone of use, language, etc. Their purpose is to introduce enhancements based on the analysis of browsing behaviour.
Advertising cookies: these manage advertising in the spaces enabled on the website, depending on the user’s browsing habits, their country of origin, language, etc.
4. Which cookies are used on this website?
The www.uvesolutions.com website uses the following types of cookies for its proper operation or for statistical and/or advertising purposes:
|_ga||2 years||From Google Analytics, this cookie collects information and provides site usage statistics without personally identifying users.|
|ASPSessionId||While the session lasts||This cookie is used to define the session status and log the visitor’s session. It is not intrusive and does not store the log between visits or on different websites. It is necessary for operation of the website.|
|act||At logout||Cookies from Facebook. For more information about their use: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/|
|_twitter_sess||At logout||Cookies from Twitter. For more information about their use: https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=es|
Other unexpected cookies: Given the characteristics of the Internet and websites, we do not always have information about the cookies which third parties place on the www.uvesolutions.com website. This applies especially when our website contains integrated elements, such as texts, documents, images or videos which are stored outside our site, but displayed on it. Consequently, if you encounter cookies of this type on our website and they are not included in the list above, please let us know. You may also contact this third party directly to request information about the cookies placed, their purpose and duration, and how they guarantee your privacy.
www.uvesolutions.com displays information about its CookiePolicy at the bottom of any page when the site is accessed for the first time in each browser and if they have not previously been accepted.
In light of this information, it is possible to take the following steps:
6. Ways to disable cookies
Cookies stored on your computer or device may be disabled following the instructions of the browser itself (usually through the “Help” section of the menu). However, please remember that disabling a cookie may prevent or hinder browsing or the provision of the services offered on the website.
Below are the links for the configuration of cookies in the main browsers:
You can find more information about cookies and disabling them on www.aboutcookies.org
7. What happens if you disable cookies?
In order to understand the scope of the possible effect of disabling cookies, here are some examples of actions that you will not be able to perform without enabling them:
8. Can cookies be deleted?
Yes, they can. Not only can you delete them, you can also block them, in general or specifically for a certain domain. In order to delete cookies from a website, go to your browser settings look for those associated to the domain in question, and then delete them.
Web browsers are the tools responsible for storing cookies and from this site you should be able to exercise the right to delete or disable them. Neither this website nor its legal representatives may ensure the proper or improper handling of cookies by any of the aforementioned browsers.
In some cases, it is necessary to install cookies so that the browser does not forget your decision to reject them.