WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are files that are downloaded to the user’s terminal (computer / smartphone / tablet) when accessing certain web pages, and are stored in its memory. Thanks to cookies it is possible to, among other things, store and retrieve information about the user’s browsing habits, the computer used, what pages the user visits and for how long, analyse the performance of a page or locate any technical issues, etc. Depending on the information contained and how the terminal is used, they can also recognize the user.
WHAT TYPE OF COOKIES ARE THERE?
There are several categories:
Regarding who owns them:
Regarding their purpose:
WHAT ARE COOKIES FOR?
Cookies are used to offer personalized services, to analyse how the system is working, recognise users who access a web-based service, locate possible technical issues and solve them in the shortest time possible, and analyse and measure the use and activity of the website.
DO I HAVE TO ACCEPT COOKIES?
Technical cookies, or those strictly necessary for the provision of the required service, don’t have to be approved by the final user.
WHAT COOKIES DOES GREEN TECHNOLOGIES USE?
Technical cookies: needed to browse the Green Technologies website correctly and access all sections without issues.
Analysis cookies: these cookies help us understand how you access and use our website, what works and what doesn’t and see how many people visit Green Technologies in order to improve the services we offer. This information is anonymous, as it is only needed for statistical purposes.
Green Technologies uses a third-party analysis tool for statistics purposes: Google Analytics, developed by Google Inc. On your browser you can see four cookies from this service, which are session and analysis cookies.
Google Analytics does not collect information that identifies the individual user (such as full name or address). The data collected by this tool is limited to the location, the device used to access and use the site, how the site was used, information about the browser and operating system used, time spent on the site and how the user has reached the website (this helps us measure our marketing campaigns). With this data, Green Technologies can take the necessary measures to improve the service, so that our users can have the best possible experience visiting our website.
Some cookies, called “session cookies”, are automatically deleted when the user closes the browser.
By visiting our websites you are agreeing to the installation of cookies on your device.
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
HOW CAN I DISABLE COOKIES?
Most browsers offer options to clear cookies, to notify you when you receive a new cookie, or to completely disable them. If you wish to control how your information is collected and handled, you can change your browser settings.
Do note that if you disable technical or functional cookies, you might not be able to access some sections of the website.
If you wish to find out more information about the settings for each browser: