What are cookies?

A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer to access certain web pages. Cookies allow a website, among other things, to store and retrieve information about browsing habits of a user or their computer, depending on the information they contain and the way you use your computer, and can be used to recognize the user.

Types of cookies used

The ROTOTOM sites use both temporary cookies and permanent session cookies. Temporary cookies store data only while the user accesses the web, while permanent cookies store data in the terminal to be accessed and used in more than one session.

In accordance with the purpose for which the data is obtained through the cookies, our websites can use:

Technical Cookies

Are those cookies that allow the user to navigate around the website or application and permit the use of the existing options or services, for example, to control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access to restricted parts of the web, remember the elements in an order, request registration or participation in an event, use security features for navigation and store content to broadcast video or sound.

Personalization Cookies

Are those that allow the user to access the service with some general features predefined in the terminal or defined by the user. For example, the language, the type of browser through which access to service, the design selected content, geolocation of the terminal and locale from which you access the service.

 Analysis Cookies

Are those cookies that allow for the responsible monitoring and analysis of user behaviour of users on the websites to which they are linked. The information gathered through such cookies is used in measuring the activity of web, application or platform sites and the profiling of user navigation of these sites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements based on analysis of data usage that the users of the service make.

Advertising Cookies

Are those cookies that allow effective management of advertising spaces that are included on the website or application from which the service is provided. They allow for the adjustment of the content of advertising relevant to the user and to avoid showing ads the user has already seen.

Cookies for behavioural advertising

Are those cookies that allow management in the most efficient way of advertising spaces, if any, the editor has included on a website, application or platform from providing the requested service. These cookies store information of user behaviour obtained through continued observation of their browsing habits, allowing for the development of a specific profile to display ads based on same.

Depending on the entity operating the computer or domain from which cookies are sent and treat the data obtained, we can distinguish:

Cookies themselves

Are those that are sent to the end user computer from a computer or domain managed by ROTOTOM and from which the service requested by the user is provided.

Third party Cookies

Are those that are sent to the end user’s computer from a computer or domain that is not managed by ROTOTOM, but by another entity that is data obtained through cookies.

To find out more about the cookies we use third party in our websites you can check:

How to manage cookies in the browser?

The user has the option to allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by configuring options installed on your browser:

To set the permissions related to cookies in the Google Chrome browser:

  • Click in the menu on the toolbar.
  • Select Settings.
  • Click Show advanced options.
  • In the ‘Privacy’ section click the button Settings
  • In the section Cookies you can configure.

More information on Google Chrome

To set permissions related to cookies in Mozilla Firefox:

  • At the top of the Firefox window click the Tools
  • Select
  • Select the Privacy
  • In the Firefox option you can select Use custom settings for history to configure.

More information on Mozilla Firefox

To set permissions related to cookies in Edge/Internet Explorer 11 browser:

  • On top of the Internet Explorer window click the Tools
  • Select the Security tab and use the Delete browsing history to remove cookies. Activate check Cookies box,and then click Delete.
  • Select the Security tab and enter Moving the slider to top to block all cookies or totally down to allow all cookies. After that, click OK.

More information on Edge/Internet Explorer 11

If you block the use of cookies in your browser some services or functions of the website will not be available.

In some browsers you can set specific rules to manage cookies for the website, which provides more precise control over privacy. This means you can disable cookies from all sites except those in which you trust.