What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that is stored in your browser (such as Google’s Chrome or Apple’s Safari) when you browse most websites. The cookie can only be read by the website that sent it to your computer.
What is not a cookie?
It is not an executable file and cannot spread or contain a virus. It is not a Trojan horse, a worm, spam, spyware, or pop-up windows.
What information does a cookie store?
Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about you, such as credit card or bank details, photographs or personal information, etc. The data they do store is of a technical nature, statistics, personal preferences, personalisation of content, etc.
The web server does not associate you as a person but your web browser. In fact, if you usually browse with the Chrome browser and try browsing the same website with the Firefox browser, you will see that the website does not realise that you are the same person because it is actually associating the information with the browser, not the person.
What types of cookies are there?
Technical cookies: These are the most basic and allow, among other things, to know when a human or an automated application is browsing, when an anonymous user and a registered user are browsing, basic tasks for the operation of any dynamic website.
Analysis cookies: These collect information on the type of browsing being carried out, the sections most used, products consulted, time of day of use, language, etc.
Advertising cookies: These show advertising depending on your browsing, your country of origin, language, etc.
What are first-party and third-party cookies?
First-party cookies are those generated by the page you are visiting and third-party cookies are those generated by external services or providers such as Mailchimp, Mailrelay, Facebook, Twitter, Google Adsense, etc.
What cookies does this website use?
This website uses its own and third-party cookies. The following cookies are used on this website and are detailed below:
Our own cookies:
Personalisation: Cookies help us remember which people or websites you have interacted with, so we can show you related content.
Preferences: Cookies allow us to remember settings and preferences, such as your preferred language and privacy settings.
This website uses analysis services, specifically Google Analytics to help the website analyse how users use the website and improve its usability, but in no case are they associated with data that could identify the user. Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. and the user can consult the type of cookies used by Google here.
Social media cookies may be stored in your browser while you are browsing this website.
Below you have information about the cookies of the social networks used by this website in their own cookie policies:
BARCELONA MEDICAL TRAUMA SLP. uses this data with the ultimate aim of improving its services.
The information stored by means of this mechanism allows the user to be recognised on their different visits to the website, as well as providing information on the date or time of the visit, measuring some traffic parameters within the website itself and estimating the number of visits made, allowing BARCELONA MEDICAL TRAUMA SLP to inform, focus and readjust the services it offers in the most effective way. The cookies used are stored on the user’s hard drive but do not allow the data contained therein to be read, nor do they allow cookie files created by other providers to be read. The cookies used are not invasive or harmful, and can be deactivated using the corresponding option in the browser.
Can I delete cookies?
Yes, and not only delete them, but also block them, either generally or for a specific domain. To delete cookies from a website you should go to your browser settings and there you can search for those associated with the domain in question and delete them.
More information on cookies
If you wish to have greater control over the installation of cookies, you can install programmes or add-ons in your browser, known as “Do Not Track” tools, which will allow you to choose which cookies you wish to allow.