What is a cookie?
A cookie is a harmless text file that is stored in your browser when you visit almost any website. The purpose of the cookie is for the website to be able to remember your visit when you return to the site. Although many people don’t know it, cookies have been used for 20 years, when the first browsers for the World Wide Web appeared.
What is NOT a cookie?
It is not a virus, a Trojan horse, a worm, spam, spyware or pop-up windows.
What information does a cookie store?
Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about you, such as credit card or bank details, photographs, your ID card or personal information, etc. The data they store is of a technical nature, personal preferences, personalisation of content, etc.
The web server does not associate you as a person but your web browser. In fact, if you usually browse with Internet Explorer and try browsing the same website with Firefox or Chrome you will see that the website does not realise that you are the same person because it is actually associating the browser, not the person.
What types of cookies are there?
-Technical cookies: These are the most basic and allow, among other things, to know when a human or an automated application is browsing, when an anonymous user and a registered user are browsing, basic tasks for the operation of any dynamic website.
-Analysis cookies: These collect information on the type of browsing you are doing, the sections you use most, products consulted, time of use, language, etc.
-Advertising cookies: These show advertising based on your browsing, your country of origin, language, etc.
What are first-party and third-party cookies?
First-party cookies are those generated by the website you are visiting and third-party cookies are those generated by external services or providers such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.
What happens if I disable cookies?
To help you understand the scope that disabling cookies can have, here are some examples:
-You will not be able to share content from this website on Facebook, Twitter or any other social network.
-The website will not be able to adapt the content to your personal preferences, as is often the case with online shops.
-You will not be able to access the personal area of that website, such as My account, My profile or My orders.
-Online shops: You will not be able to make purchases online, you will have to make them over the phone or by visiting the physical shop if it has one.
-It will not be possible to customise your geographical preferences such as time zone, currency or language.
-The website will not be able to perform web analytics on visitors and web traffic, which will make it difficult for the website to be competitive.
-You will not be able to write on the blog, upload photos, post comments, rate or rate content. The website will not be able to know whether you are a human or an automated application that publishes spam.
-You will not be able to display targeted advertising, which will reduce the website’s advertising revenue.
Can I delete cookies?
Yes, not only delete them, but also block them, either generally or for a specific domain.
To delete cookies from a website you must go to your browser settings and there you can search for those associated with the domain in question and delete them.
Cookie settings for the most popular browsers
Here is how to access a specific cookie in the Chrome browser. Note: these steps may vary depending on the browser version:
1.Go to Settings or Preferences via the File menu or by clicking on the customisation icon at the top right.
2.You will see different sections, click on Show advanced options.
3.Go to Privacy, Content settings.
4.Select All cookies and site data.
5.You will see a list of all cookies sorted by domain. To make it easier for you to find cookies for a particular domain, enter part or all of the address in the Search for cookies field.
6.After making this filter, one or more lines with the cookies of the requested website will appear on the screen. Now all you have to do is select it and press X to delete it.
To access the cookie settings of the Internet Explorer browser, follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):
1.Go to Tools, Internet Options
2.Click on Privacy.
3.Move the slider to the privacy level you want.
To access your Firefox browser’s cookie settings, follow these steps (may vary depending on browser version):
1.Go to Options or Preferences depending on your operating system.
2.Click on Privacy.
3.Under History choose Use custom settings for history.
4.Now you will see the option Accept cookies, you can enable or disable them according to your preferences.
To access the cookie settings in the Safari browser for OSX follow these steps (may vary depending on browser version):
1.Go to Preferences, then Privacy.
2.Here you will see the option Block cookies to adjust the type of blocking you want to do.
To access the cookie settings in the Safari browser for iOS follow these steps (may vary depending on browser version):
1.Go to Settings, then Safari.
2.Go to Privacy and Security, you will see the option Block cookies to adjust the type of blocking you want to do.
To access the browser cookie settings for Android devices, follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):
1.Launch the browser and press the Menu key, then Settings.
2.Go to Security and Privacy, you will see the option Accept cookies to enable or disable the checkbox.
To access your browser’s cookie settings for Windows Phone devices follow these steps (may vary depending on browser version):
1.Open Internet Explorer, then More, then Settings
2.You can now activate or deactivate the Allow cookies checkbox.
ACCEPTANCE OF COOKIES: CURRENT REGULATIONS
You should know that, if you continue browsing, you are giving your consent to the use of these cookies. However, at any time, you can change your mind and block their use through your browser.
The LSSI-CE regulation (Information Society and Electronic Commerce Act).
The RGPD (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons), which unifies the regulation of the processing of personal data in EU countries.
This Cookies Policy could be modified at any time to adapt to new regulations or changes in our activities, being in force the one published on the website at any given time.
TYPES OF COOKIES
In order to offer you a better user experience, obtain analytical data, store and retrieve information about your browsing habits or your computer and develop its activity, this website Tipsgrandparents.com, uses its own and third party cookies.
What types of cookies does this website use?
Technical Cookies: These are those that allow the user to navigate through a website, platform or application and the use of different options or services it exist as, for example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access parts of restricted access, remember the elements that make up an order, make the buying process of an order, make the application for registration or participation in an event, use security features while browsing, store content for broadcast video or sound or share content via social networks.
Personalisation cookies: These cookies allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics depending on a series of criteria in the user’s terminal, such as the language, the type of browser used to access the service, the regional configuration from which the service is accessed, etc.
Analysis cookies: These are cookies that are either processed by us or by third parties and allow us to quantify the number of users and thus carry out the measurement and statistical analysis of the use made by users of the service offered. To do this, your browsing on our website is analysed in order to improve the range of products or services that we offer.
Advertising Cookies: These are those that, either processed by us or by third parties, allow us to manage as effectively as possible the offer of advertising spaces on the website, adapting the content of the ad to the content of the requested service or to the use you make of our website. To do this, we can analyse your browsing habits on the Internet and we can show you advertising related to your browsing profile.
Behavioural advertising cookies: These cookies allow the management, in the most effective way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included on a website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided. These cookies store information on user behaviour obtained through continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows a specific profile to be developed in order to display advertising based on the same.
Third-party cookies: This website Tipsgrandparents.com may use third-party services that, on behalf of Google, collect information for statistical purposes, use of the site by the user and for the provision of other services related to website activity and other Internet services.
You can also adjust your browser settings so that your browser rejects all cookies, or only third-party cookies. You can also delete any cookies that are already on your computer.
To do this, you should bear in mind that you will have to adapt the configuration of each browser and device you use separately, since, as we have already mentioned, cookies are associated with the browser, not the person.
If you have any questions about this Cookies Policy, you can contact us by sending an email to [email protected].