Information about cookies

What are cookies and why do we use them in Outdoor Travel?

 

A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer or terminal when accessing our website. Cookies allow us, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their equipment and, depending on the information they contain and the way they use their equipment, they can be used to recognize the user.

It is important to note that the use of cookies does not provide the user's personal data, which for Outdoor Travel remains anonymous.

El usuario puede configurar su navegador para no aceptar el uso de cookies, en cuyo caso la personalización de la experiencia no se aplicaría aunque sí podrá seguir accediendo a los contenidos de nuestras webs con normalidad.

En la página de Wikipedia (http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cookie_(informática)) es posible obtener más información acerca de qué con las cookies y cómo funcionan.

¿Qué tipo de cookies utiliza la web Outdoor Travel?

 

  • Cookies propias: Son aquéllas que enviamos a tu ordenador o terminal desde nuestra página web.
  • Third party cookies: These are those that are sent to your computer or terminal from a domain or a web page that is not managed by us, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through cookies.
  • Session cookies: They are a type of cookie designed to collect and store data while you access our website.
  • Persistent cookies: They are a type of cookie in which the data is still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a certain period of time, and which can range from a few minutes to several years. Outdoor Travel websites and services) or when manually deleted.
  • Cookies de análisis: Son aquéllas que bien tratadas por nosotros o por terceros, nos permiten cuantificar el número de usuarios y realizar la medición y análisis estadístico de la utilización que hacen los usuarios de nuestra web. Para ello analizamos la navegación en nuestra página web con el fin de mejorar la oferta de productos o servicios que ofrecemos.
  • Advertising cookies: They are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that are on our website based on criteria such as the content edited or the frequency in which the ads are displayed or based on behavior of users obtained through continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows developing a specific profile to display advertising based on it.

Additionally, depending on their objective, Cookies can be classified as follows:

  • Performance cookies: this type of Cookie remembers your preferences for the tools found in the services, so you do not have to reconfigure the service every time you visit. As an example, this typology includes:
    • Video or sound player volume settings.
    • The video transmission speeds that are compatible with your browser.
    • Geolocation cookies: these Cookies are used to find out which country you are in when requesting a website or service. This Cookie is completely anonymous, and is only used to help target content to your location.
  • Geolocation cookies: these Cookies are used to find out which country you are in when requesting a website or service. This Cookie is completely anonymous, and is only used to help target content to your location.
  • Registration Cookies: Registration Cookies are generated once the User has registered or subsequently opened his session, and are used to identify him on the websites and services with the following objectives:
    • Keep the user identified in such a way that, if they close a service or web, the browser or the computer and at another time or another day re-enter said service or web, they will continue to be identified, thus facilitating their navigation without having to identify themselves again. This functionality can be suppressed if the user clicks on the “Exit” functionality, so that this Cookie is deleted and the next time the user enters the web, they will have to log in to be identified.
    • Check if the user is authorized to access certain services, for example, to participate in a contest.
    • Additionally, some services may use third-party connectors such as Facebook, Twitter or Google. When the user registers in a service with credentials of a social network or third-party identification system, he authorizes it to save a persistent cookie that remembers his identity and guarantees access to the web until it expires. The user can delete this cookie and revoke access to the web through social networks or a third-party identification system, updating their preferences on the specific social network.
  • Analytical cookies: Every time a User visits a Web or Service, a tool from an external provider (Google Analytics, comScore and the like) generates an analytical cookie on the user's device. This cookie, which is only generated during the visit, will be used in future visits to the Outdoor Travel services to identify the visitor anonymously. The main objectives pursued are:
    • Allow the anonymous identification of browsing users through the "Cookie" (identifies browsers and devices, not people) and therefore the approximate accounting of the number of visitors and their trend over time.
    • Anonymously identify the most visited content and therefore more attractive to users.
    • Know if the user you are accessing is new or repeat visit.

The companies that generate these Cookies have their own privacy policies.

 

Outdoor Travel currently uses different advertising and analytics platforms to manage these services.

  • DoubleClick uses Google cookies to improve advertising. Cookies are commonly used to target ads based on content relevant to a user, improve campaign performance reports, and avoid displaying ads that the user has already seen. support.google.com
  • Google Analytics . Outdoor Travel supports the use of Google Analytics on the website to be able to track the activity carried out on it. Google Analytics cookies collect standard log information and data about visitor habits anonymously. More information: developers.google.com (in English)
  • Facebook. We use the Facebook cookie so that, thanks to local storage and other similar technologies, we know when you enter Facebook so that we can show you friends who also like Outdoor Travel.
  • Adwords. Zhazz uses this cookie Google in order to offer the user advertising from Zhazz, once it has left the Outdoor Travel website. Thus, it is possible to offer this user relevant information or information that he has previously visited.

These third parties can store cookies sent from the Outdoor Travel website from users' browsers, as well as access the data stored in them.

How to disable cookies in your browser

 

Most browsers currently allow the user to configure whether they want to accept cookies and which ones. These settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘Preferences’ in your browser menu.

These are the instructions to configure cookies in the main browsers:

 

Chrome: configuration -> Show Advanced Options -> Privacy -> Content settings.
For more information, you can consult Google support or browser Help.
Firefox: Tools -> options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom settings.
For more information, you can consult Mozilla support or browser Help.
Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Setting.
For more information, you can consult Microsoft support or browser Help.
Safari: Preferences -> Security.
For more information, you can consult Apple support or browser Help.

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