What are cookies?
A cookie is a small piece of text that websites you visit send to your browser that allows the website to remember information about your visit, such as your preferred language and other settings, in order to make your next visit easier and more useful. Cookies play a very important role and contribute to a better browsing experience for the user.
Types of cookies
Depending on the entity that manages the domain from which the cookies are sent and the data obtained are treated, two types can be distinguished: own cookies and third-party cookies.
There is also a second classification according to the length of time they are stored in the customer’s browser, which may be session cookies or persistent cookies.
Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data obtained is processed: technical cookies, personalisation cookies, analysis cookies, advertising cookies and behavioural advertising cookies.
Cookies used on the web
The following identifies the cookies that are being used in this portal as well as their typology and function:
The website of Gonzalo Borondo uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service developed by Google, which enables the measurement and analysis of web page navigation. Cookies from this service can be viewed in your browser. According to the previous typology, these are own cookies, session cookies and analysis cookies.
Through web analytics, information is obtained regarding the number of users who access the website, the number of pages viewed, the frequency and repetition of visits, their duration, the browser used, the operator providing the service, the language, the terminal used and the city to which their IP address is assigned. Information that enables a better and more appropriate service by this portal.
To ensure anonymity, Google will make your information anonymous by truncating the IP address before it is stored, so Google Analytics is not used to locate or collect personally identifiable information from visitors to the site. Google will only be able to send the information collected by Google Analytics to third parties if it is legally obliged to do so. In accordance with the Google Analytics Terms of Service, Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
Another of the cookies that are downloaded is a technical type cookie called JSESSIONID. This cookie allows you to store a unique identifier per session through which it is possible to link data necessary to enable ongoing navigation.
How to modify cookie settings
You can restrict, block or delete the cookies of Gonzalo Borondo or any other website using your browser. In each browser the operation is different, the “Help” function will show you how to do it.