What are cookies?
Cookies are small files that some platforms, such as websites, may install on your computer, smartphone, tablet or Internet-connected television. Its functions can be very varied: to store your browsing preferences, to collect statistical information, to allow certain technical functionalities… Sometimes, cookies are used to store basic information on the browsing habits of the user or his computer, to the point, depending on the case, of being able to recognize it.
Why are they important?
Cookies are useful for several reasons. From a technical point of view, they allow web pages to operate more quickly and to suit your preferences, such as storing your language, city or country. In addition, they help those responsible for the websites to improve the services they offer, thanks to the statistical information they collect through them.
Surfing the grupoaplus.es website means that the following types of cookies may be installed:
– Performance-enhancing cookies:
This type of cookie preserves your preferences for certain tools or services so that you do not have to reconfigure them each time you visit our portal and, in some cases, may be provided by third parties. In the case of e-commerce websites, they allow you to keep information about your shopping cart. We use so-called “session status cookies” to help us improve our services to improve the browsing experience for users. If these cookies are blocked or deleted, the website will continue to function.
Cookies strictly necessary:
These cookies are necessary for the correct use of the website, allowing access to sections that have security filters. Without these cookies, many of the services available would not be operational.
These are cookies which, when processed by us or by third parties, allow us to effectively manage the advertising spaces on our website, adapting the content of the advertisement to the content of the service requested or the use you make of our website. Thanks to it we can learn about your surfing habits on the Internet and show you advertising related to your surfing profile.
Google Analytics is a free web analytics tool from Google that primarily allows website owners to understand how users interact with their website. It also enables cookies on the domain of the site you are on and uses a set of cookies called”__utma””__utmb””__utmc””__utmt””__utmz””__utmz””_ga””_gat” to collect information anonymously and to report website trends without identifying individual users. Learn more about Google Analytics cookies and privacy information. Thanks to this we can study the navigation of our web pages and improve.
Other third-party cookies:
Third-party cookies may be installed in order to manage and improve the services they offer. An example of this use is the links to social networks that allow us to share our content.
How do I set my preferences?
You can allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by configuring your browser settings. In the event that you block them, certain services that need to be used may not be available to you. Below are links to information on how to activate your preferences in major browsers:
Google Chrome – Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox – Mozilla Firefox
Safari for iOS
Finally, you can go to the Your Online Choices portal where, in addition to finding useful information, you can set your preferences about third-party advertising cookies on a provider-by-provider basis.