What are cookies and what are they used for?
A cookie is a file that is downloaded to the computer, tablet, smartphone or any other device on accessing certain websites. Cookies allow a website to store and retrieve information about a user or device’s browsing habits and depending on the information it contains and how the device is used, they can be used to recognise a user. Under no circumstance can cookies damage your device. In fact, enabling cookies helps us to identify and resolve possible errors.
Below is a list of cookies arranged into a series of categories. However, bear in mind that a cookie could be included in more than one category.
Cookies according to the entity that manages them:
Depending on the entity that manages the server or domain from which the cookies are sent and which processes the data they contain, cookies can be classified into:
Types of cookies according to how long they remain activated:
Depending on how long they remain activated on the device, cookies can be divided into:
Cookies according to their purpose:
Depending on the purpose of the data collected through the cookie, cookies can be divided into:
The cookies used on our website are first-party and third-party. They allow us to store and access information related to the language, the browser used and other general features defined by the user and to track and analyse their activity in order to improve our services in a more efficient and personalised way. Telefónica Digital España S.L.U. does not use advertising or behavioural advertising cookies.
Cookies offer many benefits when providing information society services, as they: (i) help users to browse the website and access the services available; (ii) save users from having to configure the general features defined by default whenever they access the website; (iii) aid improved functioning and services provided by the website, after the corresponding analysis of the information collected via the cookies installed.
Telefónica Digital España S.L.U. does not collect or store your personal data (for example, name and address) and therefore, this data cannot be used to identify you.
However, you can configure your browser, allow or block cookies, or select those that can be installed and those that cannot by following the procedure for the browser used:
On its website, Telefónica Digital España S.L.U. uses:
|seen-cookie-message||cybersecuritypulse.e-paths.com||To hide the cookie message.||Level 2||7 days|
|_ga||Google Analytics||Used to distinguish users.||Level 3||2 years|
|_gid||Google Analytics||Used to distinguish users.||Level 3||24 hours|
|_gat||Google Analytics||Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this
cookie will be named _dc_gtm_
||Level 3||1 minute|
Intrusion levels associated with the cookies use
The aforementioned cookies incorporate an ‘intrusion level’ criteria based on a scale of 1 to 3, in which:
These lists will be updated as quickly as possible as the services offered on the website change and evolve. However, during the update the list might not include a cookie, but these cookies will always have the same purposes as those included in these lists.