What are cookies?
A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer or the device you use when accessing certain web pages or applications. Cookies allow, among other things, to collect statistical information, facilitate certain technical functionalities, store and retrieve information about the browsing habits or preferences of a user or his/her computer and, depending on the information they contain and the way he/she uses his/her computer, they can be used to recognize the user.
A cookie is stored on a computer in order to identify the browser while interacting with our websites or applications. A website can set a cookie on your browser if your browser's preferences allow it. A browser only allows a website to access the cookies it sets, not those set by other websites. In the websites and applications of Facileds are used cookies from third parties, which allow to collect anonymous statistical data on visits received in order to track advertising campaigns that may be in force at the time of the visit.
Why are cookies important?
Facileds uses these cookies by:
a) Operational reasons: Balancing and limiting traffic as a method of ensuring service;
b) for ease of use: To make it easier and more friendly navigation on the websites and applications, for example, remembering aspects of the user such as language, country, browser, etc.. Certain cookies are essential for you to use services on the websites of Facileds.
Facileds in no case makes record of the activities that the user carries out on the network or develop profiles of it.
Types of cookies used by Facileds
Technical Cookies: to help improve the quality of our service, including storing user preferences, improving the ad selection presented to you, search results, as well as tracking user trends.
Statistical Cookies: collect information about date of visit, URL and title of the web page visited. The reports generated with this information will be merely statistical giving information about the navigation behavior in an anonymous way.
Session Cookies: they save information about the type of user in the Facileds community, saving the user's nick to avoid entering it page by page, encrypted information and information about the user's favorites is also saved.
Analytical Cookies: these are used to track which search engine a user has visited the site from and which search terms were used to find it. They calculate the time spent on the site in each session and the number of times the user has visited the site.
The list of cookies used may be modified depending on the incorporation or exclusion of services on the websites and applications.
Types of cookies by expiration
Cookies used in Facileds may have the following types of expirations:
a. Session: With expiration once the user leaves the session.
b. Service related with some personalized service within the site, with expiration less than twenty-four hours (24h).
c. Persistent: These are permanently installed in your browser and are activated every time you visit the site, as long as their use is not deactivated.
To know how to configure the management of cookies in your browser you can check the following links to the main browsers and devices: