Information about cookies

1. What are cookies and why does Grupo Bodega Olarra use them?

A cookie is a file that is downloaded to the user’s device when accessing certain websites to store and recover information about the browsing session from that device.

Among others, Cookies allow the website to store and retrieve information about user decisions and habits. At Grupo Bodegas Olarra we use cookies to customise the user experience on our website and to facilitate browsing.
It must be emphasised that cookies do not provide any personal details.

Users may change the settings on their browser to reject the use of cookies, in which case your browsing experience will not be customised, although you will be able to access our website normally.

This Wikipedia page (ática)) provides further information about cookies and how they work.

2. Qué tipo de cookies utiliza la web de Grupo Bodegas Olarra

What type of cookies does Grupo Bodegas Olarra use?

Depending on how long they remain in your device, Cookies can be divided into session cookies or permanent cookies. The former expire when users close their browser. The latter expire when they have fulfilled the function they are used for, or when they are manually deleted.

Furthermore, depending on what they are used for, Cookies can be classified as follows:

  • Performance Cookies: These cookies remember user preferences for the tools provided in services, and you will therefore not have to configure them every time you return.. For example, these include:

Volume settings for video and sound.

The speed a video is transmitted to be compatible with your browser.

  • Geo-location Cookies: These cookies are used to know which country you are in when you request a website or service. These cookies are completely anonymous, and are only used to help provide the rights contents for your location.
  • Log Cookies: Log cookies are created when a User has registered or subsequently logged in to a session, and are used to identify you on the website and the services with the following objectives:

Ensuring users are identified so that, if a service is closed, the browser or computer will return to that place on the website at another moment, and the user will continue to be identified, thus enabling browsing without having to enter identity details again. This function can be cancelled if Users click on the option “Exit”. This will delete the cookie and the next time the user enters the website, the registration details will have to be entered again.

Checking if users are authorised to access certain services.

Additionally, some services can use third-party links such as Facebook, Twitter or Google. When users log-in to their service with social media credentials or third-party identifications systems, they authorise them to store permanent cookies to remember their identity and guarantee access to the website until they expire. Users may delete these cookies and revoke access to the website through social media or third-party identification systems, by updating their preferences in the relevant social media.

3. How to disable cookies in your browser.

Most browsers today allow you to change the settings to accept cookies, and what type of cookies. These settings are normally found in “options” or “preferences” in the browser menu.

The following are the routes to the cookie settings in the most commonly used browsers:

  • Chrome: Settings – Show Advanced Options – Privacy – Contents Settings For further information, you can consult Google Support or the Help option in your browser.
  • Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> Log -> Settings -> Personalise. For further information, you can consult Mozilla Support or the Help option in your browser.
  • Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings. For further information, you can consult Microsoft Support or the Help option in your browser.
  • Safari: Preferences -> Security. For further information, you can consult Apple Support or the Help option in your browser.