What are Cookies?
Cookies are small files or devices that are downloaded and stored on your terminal (i.e. the device from which you access the Platform: computer, cell phone, tablet or any other connected device) and allow the Platform to remember information about your visit.
In general, and as stated in the Cookies Guide published by the Spanish Data Protection Agency (“AEPD”) that you can consult here, cookies can be of various types:
- Depending on who is the entity that manages the equipment or domain from where the cookies are sent and treat the data obtained, we can distinguish:
- Own cookies: are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the editor of the Platform, in this case Fashion Business Lawyer, from which the service requested by the user is provided.
- Third-party cookies: are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor of the Platform, but by another entity that treats the data obtained through cookies. In the event that cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by Fashion Business Lawyer, but, however, the information collected through these is managed by a third party, they cannot be considered as Fashion Business Lawyer’s own cookies. In this regard, Fashion Business Lawyer can hire the services of analysis and measurement companies that measure and/or analyze the browsing behavior of users on the Platform and, in this regard, act on their behalf, through the analysis of data obtained using cookies from these third parties, all with the sole purpose of enhancing the service provided by Fashion Business Lawyer.
- Depending on the purpose for which the data obtained through cookies are processed, we can distinguish between:
- Technical Cookies: are those that allow the user to navigate through the Platform and the use of the different options or services that exist in it as, for example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access restricted access information, remember the elements that make up an application, make the application for registration or participation in an event, use security features during navigation, store content for broadcasting videos or sound or share content through social networks.
- Functional or customization Cookies: are those that allow the user to access the service with some general characteristics predefined according to a series of criteria in the user’s terminal such as, for example, the language, the type of browser through which you access the service, or the regional configuration from where you access the service, among others.
- Analysis Cookies: these are those that allow the person liable for them, monitoring and analyzing the behavior of users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used in the measurement of activity on the Platform and for profiling of user navigation of such sites, applications, and platforms, to make improvements based on the analysis of data on the use made by users of the service.
- Advertising Cookies: are those that allow the management, in the most effective way possible, of the advertising spaces that the publisher has included on a website, application or platform from which it provides the requested service based on criteria such as the edited content or the frequency at which the ads are displayed.
- Behavioral advertising Cookies: are those that allow the management, in the most effective way possible of the advertising spaces that the publisher has included in a web page, application or platform from which it provides the requested service. These cookies store information on user behavior obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on the same.
- Depending on the period they remain activated in the terminal equipment (temporality) we can distinguish:
- Session Cookies: these are cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses the Platform. Session cookies allow a website to recognize the user.
- Persistent Cookies: these are cookies in which the data remain stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.
What Cookies does this Platform use?
Some of the cookies used are necessary to enable navigation on the Platform and do not require the user’s consent, others do not affect the functionality of the website and the user can accept, configure, or reject them as indicated in section 3 (Management and customizing Cookies).
- You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting and using data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/181881?hl=es
As you can see, third-party cookies are used, although these third parties are subject to the appropriate guarantees regarding the possible international transfer of personal data in accordance with the provisions of current legislation. They are either Privacy Shield certified entities (with a valid certificate) or entities located in the European Economic Area (EEA). You can consult the information on Privacy of third parties through the following link:
- Google LLC: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=es
For more information on the purpose and scope of the collection and processing of personal data by the social networks linked to this Platform, you can consult their Privacy Policies:
Management and customizing cookies
You can get more information on how you can carry out the management and disabling of cookies used on the Platform through the different options offered by the most common browsers: