What are cookies?
A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you visit certain websites. Cookies enable a website to, among other things, store and retrieve information on the browsing habits of the user or of the user’s device and, depending on the information they contain and the way in which the device is utilised by the user, they can be employed to recognise the user.
The aggregate cookies from all our users help us improve the quality of our website, enabling us to monitor which webpages are useful, which ones are not, and which ones can be improved. Cookies are essential to the functioning of the internet and create many benefits for providing interactive services, facilitating your browsing and the usability of our website. Cookies cannot, in any way, damage your device. On the contrary, activated cookies help us identify and resolve errors.
Cookies do not personally identify you and do not entail any risk to your computer or mobile device. They are not a virus or spy software; they are tools that are used by the websites you visit to improve your browser experience, to ensure that your data move securely on the internet, to help us understand what information on our website is most suitable for our users’ needs and to know what offers may be of interest to each user. All of this is done with complete anonymity: we will never know your name, address or telephone number unless you provide us with it. You decide whether or not you enable the cookies. However, if you decide not to allow them, you must block them in your browser. Before blocking them, we would like to help you better understand how cookies are used.
Please also remember that if you decide to disable the cookies, some of our website’s features might not work properly and we will not be able to tailor the information we offer to your interests.
Types of cookies
Based on the managing entity:
- First-party cookies are cookies sent to your device from our own devices or domains and from which we provide the service you are requesting.
- Third-party cookies are cookies sent to your device from a device or domain that is managed by one of our partners, i.e. not by us.
Based on the period of time they remain activated:
- Session cookies are temporary cookies that only remain in your browser’s cookie file while you are browsing our website and are therefore not stored on your computer’s hard drive. Over time, this enables us to provide you with an improved user experience by improve content and facilitating its use.
- Persistent cookies are cookies that are stored on your hard drive and read by our website every time you visit it. A permanent website has an expiry date. We generally use this type of cookie to provide our registration and purchase services.
Based on their purpose:
- Technical cookies enable the user to browse our website and facilitate the smooth running of the site. For example, they allow us to monitor traffic and data communication, access restricted areas, use security features, store content to play videos and share content via social media.
- Analytical cookies are processed by us or by third parties. They enable us to know the number of users and measure and perform a statistical analysis of users’ behaviour. For this purpose, browsing activity on our web page is analysed in order to improve it.
- Session cookies are temporary cookies that only remain in your browser’s cookie file while you are browsing the web page and are therefore not stored on your computer’s hard drive. The information obtained from these cookies is used to analyse internet traffic patterns. Over time, this enables us to provide you with an improved user experience, by improving content and facilitating its use.
- Customisation cookies enable the user to access the service with specific features that are predefined according to certain criteria, such as language, the browser used to access the service, regional settings in the location from which the service is accessed, etc.
- Advertising cookies allow for the most efficient possible management of the advertising spaces that might be included on our website.
- Behaviourally targeted advertising cookies store user’s behavioural information obtained through the on-going observation of their browsing habits. This allows us to tailor adverts to your browsing profile.
The table below contains information on the cookies used on our website:
|Cookie name||First-party or third-party||Purpose||Description||Duration|
|Third-party (Google)||Advertising||Cookies used to deliver adverts that are the most relevant to you and your interests.||2 years|
|SIDCC||Third-party (Google)||Analytical||Cookie used by Google to provide services and extract anonymous information from the browsing session.||3 months|
|HSID / SID||Third-party (Google)||Technical||Cookie used to provide security mechanisms for preventing unauthorised access to users’ data and the information they enter into contact forms.||2 years|
|Cookie used by Google to count the number of users using the maps.||2 years|
|APISID||Third-party (Google)||Customisation||Cookie used to remember user browsing preferences.||2 years|
|SAPISID||Third-party (Google)||Technical||Cookie used to reproduce content.||2 years|
|1P_JAR||Third-party (Google)||Analytical||Cookie used to collect information on visitors’ use of the website. We use this information to prepare reports and improve the website.||1 month|
|ANID||Third-party (Google)||Advertising||Cookies used to deliver adverts that are the most relevant to you and your interests.||1 day|
|NID||Third-party (Google)||Technical||Cookies used by Google to save the user’s preferences and information while viewing pages with Google maps.||6 months|
|OTZ||Third-party (Google)||Advertising||Cookie used to identify the user’s preferences.||1 month|
|SEARCH_SAMONTHITE||–||–||Cookie designed to mitigate the risk of cross-comparison information being leaked. They also provide a degree of protection against phishing attacks between sites.||–|
|UULE||Third-party (Google)||Analytical||Cookie associated with the Google Maps service. It enables the geo-localisation of our laboratory in the relevant section of this website.||1 day|
|CONSENT||Third-party (Google)||Technical||Google Maps cookie enables the functioning of Google maps on the contact page of the website.||20 years|
Removing or blocking cookies
You can allow, block or remove the cookies installed on your device by adjusting the settings of your internet browser. If you do not allow cookies to be installed in your browser, you might not be able to access some of the services on our website and have a less satisfactory user experience.
You can access all the necessary information to manage or disable cookies for each browser by clicking on the following links:
- Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-disable-cookies-sitios-web-rastrear-preferencias?redirectlocale=es&redirectslug=habilitar-y-disable-cookies-que-los-sitios-we
- Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=es
- Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/es-es/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
- Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042
- Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/11.50/es-ES/cookies.html
At OASIS BALEAR, S.L. we never store our users’ personal data, with the exception of IP addresses in accordance with what is set out above, unless you wish to sign up, on a voluntary basis, to receive information on offers and content of interest to you in order to purchase the products and services we offer. By browsing and continuing to use our website you indicate that you consent to the use of the above-mentioned cookies pursuant to the conditions set out in this Cookies Policy.