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Definition and function of cookies

A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you access certain web pages. Cookies allow a website or mobile device, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their computer or mobile device. Depending on the information they contain and the way they use their computer or mobile device, cookies can be used to recognise the user.

 

Types of cookies, according to their purpose, used by this website

As stated in the “Guide on the use of cookies” of the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD), according to the purpose for which the data obtained through cookies are processed, we can distinguish between:

 

Technical cookies: These are those that allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and to use the different options or services on it, such as controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted access areas, remembering the elements that make up an order, making the purchase for an order, applying for registration or participation in an event, using security elements during browsing, storing content for disseminating videos or sound or sharing content through social networks.

 

Customisation cookies: These are those cookies that allow the user to access the service with some general characteristics that are predefined according to a series of criteria in the user’s terminal such as the language, the type of browser through which the service is accessed, the regional configuration from which the service is accessed, etc.

 

Analytics cookies: These are those that make it possible to track and analyse the behaviour of the users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookie is used to measure the activity of websites, applications or platforms and to create navigation profiles of users of these sites, applications and platforms, in order to make improvements based on the analysis of the data used by users of the service.

 

Revoking and deleting cookies: Cookies installed on your computer or mobile device can be can allowed, blocked or deleted by configuring the browser options installed on your computer or mobile device. If you do not allow cookies to be installed on your browser, you may not be able to access any of the sections of this website.

More information on how to block the use of cookies in different browsers can be accessed through the following links:

 

Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/
Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647
Internet Explorerhttps://support.microsoft.com/hub/4230784/internet-explorer-help
Safarihttps://support.apple.com/es-us/HT201265
Operahttps://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/

 

Our website uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about the use of the website by means of cookies, which are stored on the users’ computers or medical devices. The information generated in connection with our website is used to create reports on the use of the website. This information is stored and used by Google. The privacy policy of this service is available at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy.

 

The Andalusian Agency for Healthcare Quality does not record any personal or user information through cookies. The data are not sold or shared with third parties and are only used for statistical purposes and to support related requirements.