TRACTAMENT I SELECCIO DE RESIDUS SA. (from here on out “TERSA”) recognizes the importance of current regulations and regulations regarding privacy and data protection. In that sense, the protection of the security, integrity and confidentiality of the information of our customers and users is very important for us and, therefore, we want to act responsibly in this matter. This policy describes the cookies policy we use on our website www.tersa.cat (from here on out the "Website”).
What are cookies?
Cookies are files containing data on the user of a website. They are stored on the user's computer and the information is retrieved when the user visits the same website again.
There are different types of cookies. Depending on who manages them, and according to the computer or domain from which the cookies are sent and the data obtained is processed, we can identify these types:
Own cookies: Cookies sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the publisher itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
Third-party cookies: Cookies sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the publisher, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
In the event that cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the publisher itself, but the information collected through these is managed by a third party, they cannot be considered as own cookies.
Types of cookies depending on the period of time they remain active
Depending on the period of time they remain active in the terminal equipment, we can identify the following cookies:
Session cookies: Cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page. They are usually used to store information that is only relevant for the provision of the service requested by the user on one single occasion (e.g., a list of products purchased).
Persistent cookies: Cookies that store data in the terminal and allow the data to be accessed and processed for a period of time defined by the party responsible for the cookie. This period can range from a few minutes to several years.
Types of cookies depending on their purpose
Depending on the purpose for which the data obtained through cookies are processed, we can identify the following cookies:
Technical cookies: Cookies that allow the user to browse through a website, platform or application and use the different options or services that exist on it, such as controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted areas, remembering the elements that make up an order, carrying out the purchase process of an order, applying for registration or participation in an event, using security elements during browsing, storing content for the broadcasting of videos or sound or sharing content through social networks.
Preference or personalisation cookies: Cookies that allow the user to access the service using certain predefined general characteristics depending on a series of criteria in the user's terminal, such as language, type of browser used to access the service, regional configuration from where the user accesses the service, etc.
Analysis or measurement cookies: Cookies that allow the party responsible for them to monitor and analyse the behaviour of the users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the websites, applications or platforms, and to create browsing profiles of the users of these sites, applications or platforms. This information is used to make improvements based on the analysis of the use data made by the users of the service.
Advertising cookies: Cookies that allow to manage, in the most efficient way possible, the advertising spaces that the publisher may have included on a website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided, based on criteria such as the edited content or the frequency at which the advertisements are shown.
Targeting cookies: Cookies that allow to manage, in the most efficient way possible, the advertising spaces that the publisher may have included on a website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided. These cookies store information on the behaviour of users obtained through continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows a specific profile to be developed in order to display advertising based on this behaviour.
This website uses information collected through the following types of cookies to improve the content and use of this website:
Disabling and deleting cookies
To do this, you should know that browsers allow, block, restrict and even delete cookies. All browsers have settings for this, and you can do so by following one of the procedures below:
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
- Apple Safari
- Microsoft Edge
Some third parties also offer opt-out or other solutions to prevent the use of data collected through their cookies:
Facebook: ad preferences and ad settings
Finally, you should be aware that disabling or deleting certain cookies may cause some features or functions of our website to become inoperative, or we may not be able to provide you with personalised services.