What are cookies?

Cookies are files that are downloaded to your computer when you visit certain websites. Among other things, cookies allow a website to store and retrieve information on users' browsing habits or their computer and, according to the information that they contain and the way in which users use their computer, may be used to recognise the users.

What types of cookies are there?

According to their purpose:

- Technical cookies: those which enable users to browse a website, platform or application and use the various options or services on it, such as monitoring traffic and data communication, identifying the session, visiting restricted access areas, remembering the items of an order, carrying out the order purchase process, completing a request to register for or take part in an event, using security items while browsing, storing content to broadcast video or audio, or sharing content on social media.

- Analysis cookies: those which, processed by us or by third parties, enable the quantification of the number of users and the measurement and statistical analysis of the use that users make of the service offered. For this purpose, your browsing on our website is analysed in order to improve the range of products and services we offer.

For example:

  • Cookies which manage user login sessions so that users don't have to enter their username and password every time they visit the website.
  • Cookies which allow users to set up their page, including the browser language settings.
  • Cookies which enable the management of users' activity on the website in order to make improvements.
  • Advertising cookies which enable the management of the adverts that users see, based on their browsing habits.

According to their duration, the cookies may also be of the following types:

- Session cookies: a type of cookie designed to collect and store information when users access a website. These cookies are not stored on users' computers when they log out or close the browser.

- Persistent cookies: a type of cookie in which the information is stored on users' computers and may be accessed and processed when users leave the website and when they visit it again. These cookies may be deleted by users at any time.

The website collects user information by installing the cookies shown below on the visitor's hard drive. The aforementioned information does not in any way identify, nor is it able to identify users personally and does not contain any confidential information such as users' email address, username, telephone number, etc.

What cookies are installed on this website?

This website only installs first-party cookies, specifically the following cookie:

CookieOwnerExpiry timeDescription
PHPSESSIDwww.grupoalter.esEnd of browser session This cookie is necessary for the website to work properly

How can cookies be uninstalled, blocked or deleted?

Users may delete the cookies which have been installed on their browser at any time. Here are the guidelines for doing so:

Firefox browser: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Personalised settings. For further information, see the Mozilla support or the browser help section.

Chrome browser: Settings -> Show advanced options -> Privacy -> Content settings. For further information, see the Google support or the browser help section.

Safari browser: Preferences -> Security. For further information, see the Apple support or the browser help section.

Internet Explorer browser: Tools -> Internet options -> Privacy -> Settings. For further information, see the Microsoft support or the browser help section.

Updates and changes to the Cookies Policy

This website may make changes to the Cookies Policy in accordance with legislative requirements or in order to adapt it as new cookies are added. Users will be duly informed of this on the website. The latest version of the Cookies Policy can always be found on this link.