1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small text files which are sent to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are used to collect browsing interactions on a website, storing data that can be updated and retrieved.
These files are stored on the user's computer and contain anonymous data that is not harmful to your device, allowing that website to remember information such as the selected language, access data or personalization of the page. Cookies can also be used to record anonymous information about how a visitor uses a site. For example, from which web page you have accessed, or if you have used an advertising banner to get here.
AREOPAGO PROTESTANTE uses strictly necessary and essential cookies, for you to use our websites and to allow you to move freely, to use secure areas, personalized options, etc.
For more information about social media cookies or other third-party websites, we recommend that you review their own cookie policies. These are the “cookies” we use:
- Google ANALYTICS cookies: Google ANALYTICS is a free service offered by Google Inc. that collects information about the web visited, at what time it was visited, from which internet browser, etc. This information is then sent to Google Inc.'s servers in the United States of America.
- “Add-this” application cookies: Add-this is a free service that allows you to share pages of this website by different means (email, social media, etc.). “Add-this” collects statistical information from your browsing to provide advertising tailored to your browsing habits on this website or anywhere else.
3. WHAT USE DO WE GIVE TO THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF COOKIES?
According to its purpose:
- Technical cookies: Technical cookies are the ones which are essential and strictly necessary for the proper functioning of a website and the use of the different options and services it offers. For example, those that are used to maintain the user session open, to manage response time and performance, to keep security, to share content in social media, etc. • Personalization cookies: These cookies allow the user to personalise some characteristics of the general options of the website, for example, to define the language, regional configuration or type of browser.
- Analytical cookies: Analytical cookies are those used to prepare browsing profiles and to know the preferences of our users, in order to improve the offer of products and services. For example, an analytical cookie would shows what are the most interesting geographic areas of a user, or which product is the most accepted, etc.
- Advertising cookies: Advertising cookies allow the management of advertising spaces based on specific criteria. For example, the frequency of access, the edited content, etc.
Advertising cookies store behavioural information by observing habits, studying accesses and creating a profile of user preferences, to offer advertising related to the interests of his profile. According to time:
- Session cookies: Session cookies last as long as the user is browsing the website and are deleted at the end of the user’s session.
- Persistent cookies: These cookies are stored in the user’s device for a longer time, facilitating the control of the chosen preferences, without having to repeat some parameters each time the website is visited.
Own cookies in use
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4. WHY DO WE NEED YOUR ACTIVE CONSENT TO USE THEM?
Sentence of the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union, of October 1, 2019
The judgment of the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union, dated October 1, 2019, stated that a pre-ticked checkbox does not constitute valid consent for cookies. The storing of information, or the gaining of access to information already stored, in the terminal equipment of a subscriber or user is only allowed on condition that the subscriber or user d has given his or her active consent.
That active consent is required irrespective of whether the information stored in the cookie contains personal data or not.
The Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union also ruled that the information the service provider must give to a website user includes the duration of the operation of cookies and whether or not third parties may have access to those cookies.
Cookies configuration in Internet Explorer
Cookies configuration in Mozilla
Cookies configuration in Google Chrome
Cookies configuration in Safari
These browsers are subject to changes or modifications, so that we cannot guarantee that they fully comply with the version of your browser. It may also be that you use another browser not covered in the aforementioned links, such as Konqueror, Arora, Flock, etc.
To avoid these mismatches, you can access directly from the options of your browser that is generally found in the Options menu, in the “Privacy” section. (Please check your browser's help for more information.)
5. WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION?
You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org or www.youronlinechoices.eu.