What are cookies?
A “cookie” is a small amount of text that is stored in your browser (such as Google’s Chrome or Apple’s Safari) when you browse most websites.
They are widely used to ‘remember’ you and your preferences. Depending on how long they are stored on the browser, there are either ‘session cookies’ (stored only while you browse the site) or ‘persistent cookies’ (stored even after you have left – e.g., one year). They ensure a consistent and efficient experience for visitors, and perform essential functions such as allowing users to register and remain logged in.
Both websites and HTML emails may also contain other tracking technologies such as ‘web beacons’, or ‘pixels’. These are typically small transparent images that provide us with statistics for similar purposes as cookies. They are often used in conjunction with cookies, although they are not stored on your computer in the same way. If you disable cookies, the web beacons may still load, but their functionality will be restricted.
What is NOT a cookie?
It is not a virus, not a Trojan, not a worm, not spam, not spyware, nor does it open pop-up windows.
What information does a cookie store?
Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about you, such as credit cards or bank details, photographs or personal information, etc. The data they keep is technical, statistical, personal preferences, personalization of content, etc.
The web server does not associate you as a person but rather with your web browser. In fact, if you regularly browse using Chrome browser and try to browse the same website using Firefox browser, you will see that the website does not realize that you are the same person because it is actually associating the information with the browser, not the person.
What type of cookies are there?
Technical cookies: They 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: They collect information about the type of navigation you are doing, the sections you use the most, products consulted, time zone, language, etc.
Advertising cookies: They show advertising based on your browsing, your country of origin, language, etc.
What are own and third party cookies?
Own cookies are those generated by the page you are visiting and those of third parties are those generated by external services or providers such as Mailchimp, Mailrelay, Facebook, Twitter, Google Adsense, etc.
Cookies accepted by the regulations and cookies excepted
According to the EU directive, the cookies that require the informed consent of the user are analytical cookies and those for advertising and affiliation, with the exception of those of a technical nature and those necessary for the operation of the website or the provision of services, expressly requested by the user.
What cookies does this website use?
This website uses its own and third-party cookies and are detailed below:
Login: Login cookies allow you to log in and out of your Chromatica Home account.
Personalization: Cookies help us remember which people or websites you have interacted with, so that we can show you related content.
Preferences: Cookies allow us to remember your settings and preferences, such as your preferred language and your privacy settings.
Third party cookies:
This website uses analysis services, specifically, Google Analytics to help the website analyze the use made by visitors of 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., The user can check here the type of cookies used by Google.
Social network cookies may be stored in your browser while browsing www.chromatica.es, for example, when you use the button to share content on www.chromatica.es in a social network.
Below you have information about the cookies of the social networks that this website uses in their own cookie policies:
Can cookies be controlled?
By clicking on the gear icon in the lower left corner of the screen, you can enable or disable different types of cookies. These are defined as follows:
Essential: These are the cookies that are strictly necessary for our website to perform basic functions. These include, for example, those that allow you to log into secure areas of our website, use the shopping cart, or perform account related functions.
Functionality: These cookies are used to recognize you when you return to our website. They allow us to personalize our content, greet you by name, and remember your preferences, such as account name, language, and region.
Analytics: These cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors, as well as how visitors move around our website when they are using it. They are configured by trusted third parties (for example, Google Analytics) to track details such as the number of visitors and pageviews, in order to help improve the user experience.
Advertising: We make use different third-party applications and services to improve the experience of our visitors. These may include social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter (through the use of share buttons) or embedded content from YouTube and Vimeo. As a result, cookies may be set by these third parties and used by them to track your online activity. We have no direct control over the information that is collected by these cookies.
Can cookies be deleted?
Yes, and not only delete, but also block, in a general or particular way for a specific domain.
To delete cookies from a website you must go to your browser settings and there you can search for those associated with the domain in question and proceed to delete them.
Acceptance of cookies
More information about cookies
If you want to have more control over the installation of cookies, you can install programs or add-ons to your browser, known as “Do Not Track” tools, which will allow you to choose the cookies you want to allow.