HiFi Center informs users, through this notice, that cookies may be used when the user navigates through the different screens and pages of the site.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a very small text file that a Web server can store on a computer’s browser to store some type of information about the user. The cookie uniquely identifies the computer, and can only be read by the Web site that sent it to the computer.
A cookie is not an executable file or a program and therefore cannot spread or contain a virus or other malicious software, nor can it be longer than 4,000 characters.
WHAT ARE COOKIES USED FOR?
The purpose of using cookies is to remember the user’s preferences (language, country, login, characteristics of your browser, information on the use of our Web, etc.).
By remembering your preferences we will not have to, for example, ask you for your country every time you visit our site. We will know the operating system and browser characteristics of the device you are using so we can provide you with a better browsing experience.
Cookies can help our Web site distinguish the user’s browser as a previous visitor and thus save and remember preferences that may have been set while the user was browsing the site, customize home pages, identify which parts of a site have been visited or keep track of selections in a “shopping cart” among others.
TYPES OF COOKIES
Cookies can be classified according to the entity that manages them, the time they remain active or according to their purpose. Sometimes we can see that the same cookie can be included in more than one category.
Depending on their ownership
Own Cookies: These are those that are sent to the user’s computer from a computer or domain managed by HiFi Center.
Third-party cookies: These are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
Depending on their lifetime
Session Cookies: These are those that collect data while the user is browsing the website.
Persistent Cookies: They are those in which the data are still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.
Depending on their purpose
Technical Cookies: These are those that are used internally and are necessary for the operation of the web.
Analytical Cookies: These are those that allow the collection of statistical information on user activity. This information is collected anonymously and allows us to optimize navigation on our website in order to ensure better service to the user.
Customization Cookies: These are those that allow the user to access the service with some general characteristics predefined according to a series of criteria in the user’s terminal such as the language, the type of browser through which you access the service, the locale from which you access the service, etc..
Advertising Cookies: These are those that allow the management, in the most effective way possible, of advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included on a website, application or platform from which provides the requested service based on criteria such as the edited content or the frequency at which the ads are displayed.
Behavioral advertising cookies: These are those that allow the management, in the most effective way possible, of advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the publisher has included on a web page, application or platform from which it provides the requested service. These cookies store information on user behavior obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on the same.