1. What are Cookies and what are they used for?
Cookies are technologies that allow storing and retrieving information when browsing the Website. They serve a wide variety of purposes, such as recognizing you as a user, obtaining information about your browsing habits, or customizing the way content is displayed. Our specific uses of Cookies are described below.
2. What types of cookies are there?
Below is a classification of Cookies according to a number of categories. Please note that the same Cookie may be included in more than one category.
2.1. Types of cookies according to their managing entity
Own cookies: refer to those that are sent to your computer from the Website managed by RAND
Third-party cookies: refer to those that are sent to your computer from a computer and/or domain that is not managed by RAND, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through Cookies for its own purposes.
2.2. Types of cookies depending on the length of time they remain activated on your device
Session cookies: refer to those designed to collect and store information only for the duration of your visit to theWebsite, and they disappear at the end of the session. They are normally used to store information that is only of interest to ensure the basic functionalities of the Website when visiting the Website.
Persistent Cookies: refer to those in which the information obtained remains stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period longer than the Website visit duration, which is defined by the Cookie manager. This period varies from cookie to cookie, and can range from a few minutes to several years.
2.3. Types of cookies according to their purpose
· Session cookies: those that allow you to browse the Website. Session cookies will allow you to use different functionalities and services of the Website, for example, login with your identifier.
- Utility or personalization cookies:are those that allow you to remember information so that you can access theWebsite with features that can differentiate your experience from those of other users, such as, for example, the appearance or content of the Website, which may vary depending on the type of browser you use.
· Analysis or measurement cookies: those that allow the monitoring and analysis of your behavior on the Website. This information allows us to measure and analyze the use of the Website,(technical), as well as to create user navigation profiles, with the purpose of introducing the necessary improvements to the Website based on the analysis of the browsing data collected.
- Advertising Cookies: are those that allow the management, in the most effective way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, have been included on the RAND Website.
· Behavioral advertising cookies: allow the effective management of advertising spaces that may have been included on the Website, through the storage of information on your behavior obtained through continuous observation of your browsing habits, allowing you to develop a specific profile for display advertising based on it.
3. How can you configure Cookies on the Website?
3.1. Cookie settings via the RAND cookie setting center
Please note that if you accept third-party cookies, you must delete them, if you wish, directly through your browser's cookie management options, as explained in section 3.2 below.
3.2. Setting cookies through your browser
You can allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer at any time through the options made available to you by the browser you use. Please note that if you disable all cookies, some functionality or content on the RAND Website may be affected. Here's how to doit:
· If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer: Click the Tools button in InternetExplorer, and then click Internet Options > Privacy > Settings > OK.
· If you use Firefox: Click the Firefox button and select Options > Privacy> Use custom settings for history > Check Accept cookies to enable them, and uncheck it to disable them > Choose how long cookies will be stored >Accept.
· If you use Chrome: Tap the Chrome menu in the browser toolbar > Settings> Show advanced options > In the “Privacy” section, tap Content settings> You can set cookies in the “Cookies” section.
· If you use Safari: Go to Preferences and, in the Privacy panel, choose BlockCookies, and select the option you prefer from those offered by the browser.
· If you use Opera: tap Settings > Options > Advanced > Cookies.
· If you're using an iPhone or iPad: From the Home screen, select Settings > Safari, and then choose your preferred setup option.
· If you are using Android: Tap Menu > Settings > Security & Privacy >select or clear the “Accept cookies” checkbox > Restart your browser for the changes to take effect.
· If you're using Windows Phone: In Internet Explorer, tap More > Settings. You can also access Internet Explorer settings through Settings in the list of applications. Select or clear the Allow cookies option.
4. Additional information
Last update of CookiesPolicy: February 8, 2021