1. What are Cookies?
Cookies are files that websites or applications install on the user’s browser or device (computer, smartphone, tablet or connected TV) as they navigate through the pages of the website or application, and serve to store information about their visit.
Ensure that web pages are able to function correctly.
Store preferences, such as the language you have selected or the font size.
To ascertain the user’s browsing experience.
Collect anonymous statistical information, such as which pages the user has visited or how long the user has remained on the website.
2. Types, purpose and operation.
Cookies, depending on their degree of permanence, may be divided into session or permanent Cookies. The former expire when the user closes the browser. The latter expire when the purpose for which they are used is fulfilled (for example, to keep the user identified on the website) or when they are manually deleted.
Additionally, depending on their purpose, Cookies can be classified as follows:
Strictly necessary (technical): These are essential for the correct functioning of the page. They are usually generated when the user accesses the website or logs on to the website and are used to identify the user on the website for the following purposes:
To keep the user identified so that, if he/she leaves the website, browser or device and at another time returns to the website, he/she will continue to be identified, thus facilitating navigation without having to identify him/herself again.
Check whether the user is authorized to access certain services or areas of the website.
Performance: These are used to improve the browsing experience and optimize the operation of the website, such as storing service configurations, or storing the purchase made in a shopping cart.
Advertising: These are cookies that collect information about the advertisements shown to users of the website. They can be of two types:
Anonymous: These only collect information about the advertising spaces displayed on the website, regardless of the user accessing the website, i.e. without expressly identifying the user.
Personalized: These collect personal information relating to the website user on behalf of a third party, for the personalization of the aforementioned advertising.
Involving geo-location: These are used to find out in which country or region the user is located when accessing a service of the website in order to offer content or services appropriate to their location.
Analytical (for analysis): These obtain statistical data for processing and presentation. They collect information about the user’s browsing experience on the website, usually anonymously, although sometimes they also enable unique and unequivocal identification of the user in order to obtain reports on users’ interests in the services offered by the website.
Registry: These maintain sessions of registered users on the website.
Personalization: Saves the user’s viewing preferences for future visits.
Social networks: used by social media plug-ins.
3. Cookies used on this website.
Table of own and third-party cookies used on this website:
Technical Cookies (Required). These are necessary Cookies that help this Website to be usable, enabling basic functions such as page navigation and access to secure areas. This Website cannot function properly without these Cookies.
Origin / Purpose
www.apartool.com: Necessary cookie native to PHP that allows the website to store serialized status data. On this website it is used to establish user sessions by passing status data through a temporary cookie also known as a session cookie. The PHPSESSID cookie has no set expiration date as it disappears when the website is closed.
www.apartool.com: Cookie in charge of saving the language chosen during navigation.
google.com: Cookie used to provide services and extract anonymous information about navigation.
Analytical Cookies (Statistics). Statistical Cookies are those that help Website owners understand how visitors interact with their Website by gathering and providing information in an anonymous form.
Origin / Purpose
www.apartool.com: Analytical cookie generated by Google Analytics used to display our advertising on other pages of the Google network.
www.apartool.com: Analytical cookie generated by Google Analytics to store and update a unique value for each page visited that is used to count how many times a user visits the site, as well as the date of the first and last time the user visited the site. To record the date and time of accessing any of the pages of the Site. To check the need to keep a user’s session open or create a new one. To identify the user’s session, to collect the approximate geographic location of the computer accessing the Site for statistical purposes.
google.com:uses this cookie to interact with the user and analyze user behavior.
SID SAPISID APISID
2 years 2 years 2 years
google.com:these are used by Google Maps to store user preferences and information during the viewing of Google map pages.
SSID HSID NID
2 years 2 years 6 months
google.com:cookies used for counting, by Google Maps, the number of users using the maps.
Marketing Cookies (Advertising). Marketing Cookies are those that are used to track visitors to the Website with the intention of showing them advertisements that are relevant and appealing to their tastes, and therefore more valuable to publishers and third-party advertisers.
Origin / Purpose
google.com:they use this cookie to personalize ads based on your interests.
google.com:they use this cookie for advertising purposes. They contain a unique randomly generated value that allows the website to distinguish browsers and devices. This information is used to measure ad performance and provide product recommendations based on statistical data.
__Secure-3PAPISID __Secure-3PSID __Secure-3PSIDCC
2 years 2 years 1 year
google.com:uses these cookies for targeting purposes to create a profile of the website visitor’s interests in order to display relevant and personalized advertising from Google.
www.google.com:employs this cookie to collect preference information to use for advertising purposes.
If the user so wishes, it is possible to stop accepting browser Cookies, or to stop accepting Cookies from a particular service.
All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings are usually found in the “Options” or “Preferences” of the browser menu.
Some functionalities and services may be disabled or have a different behavior than expected, such as, for example, remaining identified, saving the products selected in the shopping cart, maintaining the modifications made on the platform or receiving information directed to your location, among others.
This website www.apartool.com may modify this Cookies Policy according to legislative or regulatory requirements, or in order to adapt this policy to the instructions issued by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, and users are therefore advised to revisit it periodically.
7. Legal Notice – Google Analytics.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. a Delaware company headquartered at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, United States (“Google”).
Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information on our behalf for the purpose of tracking your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly Necessary Cookie should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings.
If you disable this cookie, we will not be able to save your preferences. This means that every time you visit this website you will need to enable or disable cookies again.
3rd Party Cookies
This website uses Google Analytics to collect anonymous information such as the number of visitors to the site, and the most popular pages.
Keeping this cookie enabled helps us to improve our website.
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