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What is a cookie?

Cookies are files that are downloaded to the user terminal to access certain web pages that are stored in the same memory. Cookies allow, among other things, to store and retrieve information about browsing habits of a user or from your computer, see which pages are visited, connection time, analyze the performance of a page, if there are technical issues etc.. Depending on the information contained therein and the manner in which the terminal is used, they can be used to recognize the user.

What types of cookies are there?

Depending on your residence and the purpose for which the data collected through the cookies are used, there are several types.

So, initially cookies may be “session”, which expire when the user just browsing and close the browser, and “permanent” that expire when they have fulfilled the function for which they are intended or when the user deletes them.

Likewise, depending on the purpose for which they are used, cookies may be:

  • Analytical Cookies – . Analytical cookies collect information to evaluate your use of the Web and its general activity. Web analytics is the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of Internet data for the purposes of understanding and optimizing web site usage .
  • Social Cookies – . Social Cookies are required for external social networks (Facebook, Google , Twitter, etc … ) . Its function is to control the interaction with social widgets within the page .
  • Affiliate Cookies – . Cookies allow members to track visits from other websites , with whom HERCULES EDICIONES, SL has an affiliation agreement .
  • Behavioral and advertising cookies – . Behavioral and advertising cookies should provide information about your personal preferences and choices in this Web site . They allow us to adapt the content of advertising for it to be relevant to the user and to avoid showing ads that the user has already seen.
  • Technical Cookies –. Technical cookies are strictly necessary to use this website, allow the user to navigate through the website and use the various options or services it provides.
  • Customization Cookies –.Those cookies allow users to access the service with some general features predefined in your terminal or the user defined. For example, the language, the type of browser through which you access the service, the design of selected content, or the location where you can access the service from.
  • Third-party Cookies. – In some web pages you can install third-party cookies which allow you to manage and improve the services offered.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are used to offer personalized services and / or advertising, to analyze system performance, recognize an user, locate incidents and problems that may arise and solve them in the shortest time, and to analyze and measure usage and activity of the website.

Is it my consent needed to set up a cookie ?

Consent for the installation of technical cookies or those that are strictly necessary for the provision of a service specifically requested by the recipient is not required.

For the rest , the individual’s consent is required, and can be collected and expressed in different ways . For HERCULES EDICIONES, SL, it is understood that the consent is granted if you are still using the website, notwithstanding that you may revoke and disable cookies at any time.

The information obtained is related to the number of pages visited , language, social network in which our news is published , the city to which is assigned the IP address from which users access , the number of visits , frequency of visits, time of visit, the browser you use, the operator or terminal type from which the access the website.

We use this information to improve our website, identify new needs and evaluate the improvements to be made in order to better serve users who visit us.

How I can disable cookies?

Most browsers indicate how to configure your browser in order not to accept cookies, to notify you whenever you receive a new cookie, as well as to completely disable them. In order to control the use you want to do of your information, you can configure your browser terminal in the most convenient way for you

In any case, we do note that if the technical and / or operational cookies are turned off, the quality of the website can slow or ir can be more diffcult to identify you.

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