What is a cookie?
Cookies are small files, made up by a string of letters and numbers, that might be installed on your computer by website servers. They allow the website owner to identify you among other users of the site. Cookies cannot be executed as a code and do not have viruses that may let us access your hard drive. In this way, it is not possible for us to access the information on your hard drive, even if cookies are stored on it.
How are cookies used?
The data generated through cookies on the BIOINICIA SL websites can be used for various purposes, including the following:
- For strictly necessary uses: These cookies are essential in order for you to browse and use the website, such as accessing secure areas of the website, remembering the items on your cart, or remembering which stage of your order you are currently in.
- Performance: Cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, such as what pages do users visit more often and whether they receive error messages. These cookies are used to improve a website in future versions, improve the user experience, or improve the functioning of the website by reducing the time it takes to load the pages you visit.
- Functionality: These cookies let the website remember previously entered information, such as your username or language, provide a better user experience, ensure that the appearance of the website is consistent, and ensure your security when signing in.
- Targeting or advertising: These cookies are used to show content considered to be the most relevant to you and your interests.
We do not let third-parties advertise on our Website, but we cannot control advertisers who are allowed by Internet service providers to advertise their products on the Internet.
Types of cookies used
This Website uses both temporary session cookies and permanent cookies. Session cookies only store data while the user is browsing the Website and permanent cookies store data in the terminal so that they can be accessed and used in more than one session.
Depending on the purpose for which the data obtained through cookies are processed, the Website may use:
Cookies that let the user browse through the Website or application and use different options or services contained on it. For example: Controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted parts of the Website, remembering the elements that make up an order, making the request to sign up or participate in an event, using security elements during browsing and storing content for the broadcasting of videos or sound.
Cookies that let the user access the service by using some general characteristics predefined by the terminal or the user. For example: Language, type of browser through which the service was accessed, predefined content design, geolocation of the terminal, and regional configuration from which the service was accessed.
Cookies that enable the effective management of advertising spaces that have been included on the website or application from which the service is provided. They make it possible to adapt the content of the advertisement so that it is relevant for the user and to prevent showing advertisements that the user has already seen.
Statistical Analysis Cookies
Cookies that enable the tracking and analysis of the way the user browses through the Website. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the performance of websites, applications, or platforms and to create navigation profiles of the users of these websites, applications, and platforms, in order to make improvements based on the analysis of the usage data provided by the service users.
Some websites may install third-party cookies that make it possible to manage and improve the services offered. For example, Google Analytics statistical services.
|OWNERSHIP FOR COOKIE||NAME||PURPOSE||TYPE||DURATION|
|Google Analytics Statistical Cookie||__GAT||Google Analytics Cookie used to differentiate between different tracking objects created during a session (cookie from Google)||Third-party||10 minutes|
|Google Analytics Statistical Cookie||_GA||Google Analytics Cookie that uses an anonymous identifier to distinguish anonymous users and perform analysis on user interactions in the application in order to optimise the services offered (cookie from Google)||Third-party||2 years|
|Google Analytics Statistical Cookie||_gid||It is automatically generated transparently for the Web due to certain measurement codes or third-parties||Third-party||24 Hours|
|WordPress Cookie, Wordfence plugin||wfvt||Security protection. Visits monitoring and protection against intrusions. Cookie generated to control and safeguard a possible misuse of the Website.||Own||40 Minutes|
|Wordfence Cookie||Cookie used to provide security when browsing the Website||Own||1 Day|
The user has the option to allow, block, or delete cookies installed on their computer by configuring the settings of the browser options installed on their computer.
Find below links to information on how you can activate your preferences in the most commonly used browsers:
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
- Internet Explorer
- Safari for iOS (iPhone, iPad)
- Cookies Flash
- Chrome for Android
Finally, you can visit the Your Online Choices portal where, in addition to finding useful information, you can configure, provider by provider, your preferences about third-party advertising cookies.
In some browsers, you can set specific rules for managing cookies per Website, giving you a more precise control over your privacy. This means that you can disable cookies on all websites except those you trust.