Below you will find information on what “cookies” are, what type of cookies this site uses, how to deactivate cookies on your browser and how to deactivate the installation of third party cookies. If you do not find the specific information you are looking for, write to: firstname.lastname@example.org
What are cookies
Cookies are small files that some platforms, like web pages, may install on your computer, smart phone, tablet or television connected to the internet. The functions may vary: storage of your browsing preferences, recompiling statistical information, allowing for certain technical functions… Sometimes cookies are used to store basic information on the user´s or computer´s browsing habits, to the point that, depending on the case, it can recognize it.
Why are they important?
Cookies are useful for several reasons. From a technical point of view, this allows web pages to work more smoothly and adapted to your preferences, like for example, storing your language, city or country . They also help webmasters improve services offered, thanks to the statistical information collected through them.
Browse through the ABEI Energy & Infrastructure websites supposes that the following types of cookies can be installed:
– Cookies that improve performance
These types of cookies save your preferences for certain tools or services so you do not have to reconfigure them each time you visit our homepage, and in some cases, they can be provided by third parties. For electronic commerce sites, they allow for storing information on your shopping cart.
We use “Session status cookies” in order to improve our services with the aim of improving the user´s browsing experience. If these cookies are blocked or eliminated, the website will continue to function.
– Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are necessary for the proper use of the website, allowing access to sections that have security filters. Without these cookies, many of the available services will not function.
– Publicity cookies
These include those that can be processed by us or third parties and allow us to effectively manage publicity on our website, suiting the advert content to the requested service content, or the use of our web page. Because of these cookies we can know your Internet browsing habits and show publicity relative to your browsing profile.
– Google Analytics
Google Analytics is a free web analysis tool by Google that mainly allows the website owners to know how users interact with their website. It also enables cookies on the site´s domain in which you are in and uses a group of cookies called “__utma” and “__utmz” in order to recompile information anonymously and to create trend reports of websites without identifying individual users. More information on Google Analytics and information on privacy. Because of them we can study browsing habits on our web pages.
– Other third party cookies
Third party cookies can be installed to allow us to manage and improve the services offered. An example of these uses include links to social networks that allow you to share our content.
How to configure my preferences
You can allow, block or delete installed cookies on your computer by configuring the internet browser options. If you block them, it´s possible that certain services that need them are not available.
Below we offer links where you will find information on how to activate your preferences in the main browsers:
Finally, you can go to the website Your Online Choices where besides finding useful information, you can configure, supplier by supplier, your preferences on third-party cookies.