What is a cookie?
A ‘cookie’ is a small text file that is stored in your browser (such as Google Chrome or Apple Safari) when you visit most websites.
What ISN’T a cookie?
It isn’t a virus, or a Trojan, or a worm, or spam, or spyware, nor does it open pop-ups.
What information is stored in a cookie?
Cookies normally don’t contain any sensitive information about you, such as credit card or banking details, photographs or personal information, etc. The data they contain are technical in nature, e.g. statistics, personal preferences, customised content, etc.
The web server does not identify you as an individual but rather your web browser. In fact, if you normally browse using Chrome and try to browse the same website with Firefox, you will see that the website does not realise that you are the same person because it is in fact connecting its information with the browser and not the person using it.
What types of cookies are there?
- Technical cookies: These are the most basic and allow the browser, among other things, to know whether a human being or an automatic application is browsing, when it is an anonymous user and when it is a registered user, basic tasks for the functioning of any dynamic website.
- Analytical cookies: These collect information about the type of browsing you are doing, the sections you use most, products sought, timeframe of use, language, etc.
- Advertising cookies: These show advertising according to your browsing pattern, your country of origin, language, etc.
What are own cookies and what are third-party cookies?
Own cookies are installed by the page you are visiting and third-party cookies are installed by services or external providers such as Mailchimp, Mailrelay, Facebook, Twitter, Goodle Adsense, etc.
Which cookies does this webpage use?
This webpage uses its own and third-party cookies. On this webpage we use the following cookies described below.
Session cookies: These cookies are used to start a session and enable you to enter and leave your Tapicerías Gancedo account.
Customised cookies: These cookies help us to remember which people and websites you have interacted with, so that we can show you related content.
Preference cookies: These cookies allow us to remember your settings and preferences, such as your language of preference and your privacy settings.
This webpage uses analytical services, specifically Google Analytics, to help the webpage analyse how users of the website use it and to improve its usage, but in no circumstances does it allow association of data which could enable the user to be identified. Google Analytics is a website analysis service provided by Google, Inc. The user can consult the type of cookies used by Google here
Social media cookies can also be stored on your computer while you are browsing at http://www.gancedo.com for example when you use the button to share content from https://gancedo.com on any social network.
Can cookies be deleted?
Yes, and not only eliminated but also blocked, generally or individually for a specific domain.
To eliminate website cookies you should go to your browser settings and look for any associated with the domain in question and then delete them.
More information about cookies
If you wish to have more control over the installation of cookies, you can install programs or add-ons known as Do Not Track tools on your browser, which will allow you to choose those cookies which you want to permit.