1. What are cookies?
2. Cookie types and purposes.
When browsing through this web site, session cookies and persistent cookies are used which, in turn, can be own or third party cookies.
Session cookies are designed to gather and store data while users access a web page. They are usually used to store information that is only kept for rendering the service requested by the user on one single occasion.
Persistent cookies are a type of cookie where the data remain stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed during a defined period of time by the party responsible for the cookie, with said time period ranging from a few minutes to a few years.
TECHNICAL COOKIES These are ones that allow users to browse through a web page, platform or application and use the various options and services on it such as, for example, controlling data traffic and communication, identifying the session, accessing limited access sections, and using safety elements while browsing.
PERSONALISING COOKIES These cookies allow users to specify or personalise some features of the general web page options. For example, define the language, screen background, sections marked as favorites, the type of browser through which you access the service, etc.
ANALYSIS COOKIES These are the ones that are used to follow-up and analyse web user behaviour and draw up browser profiles, to improve the goods and/ or services on offer, based on an analysis of the usage data.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES
Below is a list of the third parties who are able to set up and access cookies (not exempt of information and consent) on your equipment, including the purposes for which the information they store is used:
PURPOSE THIRD PARTY MORE INFORMATION
Technical: These are ones that allow users to browse through a web page, platform or application and use the various options and services on it such as, for example, storing the contents for distributing videos or sound or sharing contents on social networks.
3. Deactivating or eliminating cookies.
To set up the cookies, users can access:
Google Chrome: Tools → Set up → Show advanced settings → Content set up → Cookies → Block site data and third party cookies
Mozilla Firefox: Tools → Options → Privacy → Record file → Use a personalised set up for the record file (deselect all boxes).
Internet Explorer: Tools → Internet Options → Privacy → Set up for the Internet area (raise the navigation bar until all cookies are blocked).
Safari: Edition → Preferences → Privacy → Block cookies (select “always”).
Opera 19: Menu → Set up → Privacy and security → Section cookies (select Block third party cookies and site data).
Users can revoke their consent to using cookies on their browser by following the indications above.
Users must take into account that some content features on the web page www.lacaixa.es are only available if cookies are accepted on your browser. If you decide to accept or block certain cookies (depending on their purpose), this may affect, either wholly or partially, the normal operation of the web page or prevent access to some of its services.