1. What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files used on the user’s terminal (such as computer, tablet, mobile phone, etc.) that store and retrieve information during navigation.
There are different kinds of cookies with different purposes. Below are some of the most common ones.
Technical cookies are necessary for the operation of the website and the use by the user of the various functions and services it offers, such as, for example, those required for: session maintenance, user differentiation, legitimate authentication, purchase control or remote banking operations, or the use of security elements. Other cookies allow users to set their preferences or browsing characteristics, such as language, regional settings or the type of browser used. There are also cookies of an analytical nature based on certain criteria (frequency of access, content visited, connection time, etc.) that allow the study of behaviour on the website in order to improve the service. Along the same lines, there are other types of advertising cookies which, through the observation of accesses and habits, facilitate the offer of advertising related to the interests of the user’s profile.
3. The cookies we use at Arquia foundation
On the website we use our own and third party cookies. Own cookies are those created or managed by Arquia and third party cookies are those managed by other entities.
Arquia uses technical cookies that allow the operation and provision of services offered on the website, as well as the following cookies:
Arquia foundation Cookies
Personalization cookies (own)
They allow users to remember information so that they can access the website with certain characteristics that can differentiate their experience from that of other users. In particular, Arquia uses them to remember the language selected by the user in subsequent sessions.
Third party cookies
They allow the monitoring and analysis of user behaviour. The information collected through this type of cookie is used to measure the activity of the website, in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of the use made by the users of the site.
They allow users to remember information so that they can access the website with certain characteristics that can differentiate their experience from that of other users, such as, for example, the language or the appearance or content of the website depending on the browser through which they are accessing it or the region from which they are accessing it, etc.
Behavioral advertising cookies
They allow the collection of information on the behaviour of users, obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, in order to develop a specific profile and display personalised advertising based on it.
YouTube uses different types of cookies (including preference or personalisation cookies – volume, video quality – and personalised advertising, i.e. based on a profile drawn up according to the user’s browsing habits) when providing its services.
4. Deactivation and deletion of cookies
You can set and decline cookies at any time from the cookie setup screen. Please note that “If you click on ‘Save changes’ without checking any boxes, it means you reject all cookies”.
You can also allow or block cookies and delete your browsing data (including cookies) from the browser you use. To do this, please consult the options and instructions offered by your browser. Below are links to the instructions provided by the main browsers:
Some third parties also offer opt-out systems or other solutions to prevent the use of data collected through their cookies:
Finally, you should bear in mind that the deactivation or elimination of certain cookies could cause some characteristics or functionalities of our website to be inoperative, or we may not be able to offer you personalised services.
5. Other information on data protection
Data recipients: the third parties identified in section 3 “The cookies we use at Arquia Foundation”.
Transfers to third countries: Arquia does not make transfers to third countries. In relation to the third parties identified in section 3 “The cookies we use in Arquia Foundation”, the user can consult their respective privacy policies to find out about any transfers they make.
6. Storage period