What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file that is stored in the user’s device such as computer, phone, smartphone or tablet, with information about browsing.
The set of Cookies helps to improve the quality of the website, allowing you to control which pages are useful, which are not and which are susceptible to improvement.
Cookies are essential for internet operation providing innumerable advantages in the provision of interactive services, and facilitating the navigation and usability of our website.
Cookies are never harmful to computers, but they help, among other purposes, to identify and resolve errors within websites and its correct functioning.
Types of cookies
According to the entity that manages it:
Own cookies: They are the ones that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by FS PERFORMANCE and from which the service is provided or provides the information requested by the user.
Third-party cookies: They are the ones that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by FS PERFORMANCE, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through cookies (social networks, search engines ...). In case cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by FS PERFORMANCE itself but the information collected through them is managed by a third party, they cannot be considered as own cookies.
According on the period of time they remain activated:
Session cookies: They are a type of cookies necessary to collect and store data while the user visits a website. It is commonly used to store information that only concerns to be kept for the provision of the service requested by the user only once. In the long run, these cookies help us to provide a better online experience by improving the content facilitating its use.
Persistent cookies: They are a type of cookies where data gets stored in the terminal and can be accessed and treated by the entity in charge of the cookie during a specific period of time.
According its purpose
Technical cookies: They are the ones that allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and use different options or services that exist there, such as, for example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access to restricted areas, and others.
Personalization cookies: They are the ones that allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user's terminal such as the language, the type of browser through which the service is accessed, the regional settings from where you access the service, etc.
Analysis cookies: They are the ones that allow the person in charge of the cookies to monitor and analyze the behavior of the users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used in the measurement of the activity of the website, application or platform and for the elaboration of navigation profiles of the users of those sites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements in function of the analysis of the usage data made by the users of the service.
Advertising cookies They are the ones that allow the most efficient management possible of the advertising spaces that FS PERFORMANCE has included in the website, application or platform from which it provides the requested service based on criteria such as content edited or the frequency that ads are displayed.
Behavioral Advertising cookies: They are the ones that allow the most efficient management possible of the advertising spaces that FS PERFORMANCE has included in the website, application or platform from which it provides the requested service. These cookies store the user’s behavior obtained through constant observation of your browsing habits. This allows us to develop a specific profile to show targeted advertising based on the user’s behavior.
List of cookies used on our website
Name Time frame Purpose ci_session While the session lasts Portal navigation politicacookies 1 month It is used to hide the cookie notification once it has been accepted.
Name Time frame Purpose _ga 2 years It is used to distinguish the users of the platform. _gat 10 minutes It is used to limit the applications percentage. SNC 1 year Analysis of user behavior AWSALB 1 week Used to allocate user origin __smVID 1 month Used by Sumo (third party) __smToken 1 month Used by Sumo (third party) __smListBuildersHOWN 1 year Used by Sumo (third party)
How to set up or disable your cookies?
You can allow, block or delete installed cookies on your device through the configuration of your Internet browser settings. In case you do not allow the installation of cookies in your browser, you may not be able to access some of our services and your experience on our website may be less satisfactory.
Below we detail the procedure to follow if you decide to set up or disable cookies, depending on your browser:
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Opera: Visit this link