Cookies Policy

QUEBRADA SECA wants to provide an exemplary hosting service. For its customers to be fully satisfied, it is essential to act in accordance with the legal framework. In this regard, we are required to provide you with certain information regarding cookies. This Cookies Policy informs you about what cookies are, the types of cookies installed on your computer or other devices when you visit our site and why we use these cookies.

QUEBRADA SECA mainly uses cookies to improve your browsing experience on (hereinafter the “Website”). All data that QUEBRADA SECA gathers from its cookies are anonymous and are only used to enable us to understand how users interact with our Website so we may improve the services offered and users browsing experience of the Website.

QUEBRADA SECA reserves the right to make changes to this Cookies Policy by placing a new version of this policy on the Website. 

1 – What are Cookies?

A cookie is simply a small tracking text file containing data that is stored on your device (computer, tablet, phone) when you browse a website. It is designed to help websites remember your preferences (for example, a click on a particular page or link, connections to your profile, visits a website’s pages). Then when the user comes back to the same website, the data stored in the cookie may be collected by the website to inform it of the user’s previous activity on the website.

Cookies have been designed as a reliable mechanism for websites to remember the state of the website or the user’s past activity. They help us optimize your visit by storing the technical choices made enabling us to display more relevant offers and services. QUEBRADA SECA would advise you to activate cookies if you wish to consult or use the Website. However, if you prefer, you are always free not to activate them. Apart from exceptional circumstances, when cookies are activated this implies that you consent to them being used by us when you browse on our Website.

Cookies may store information on the buttons you click on, the dates and time you log in, and may store pages you visited months or even years ago. Although cookies cannot contain viruses and cannot install malware on your device, targeting or tracking cookies, and especially third-party tracking cookies, are often used as a means to collect long-term data on the user’s browsing history. There are several different types of cookies and without them, the Website could not properly function.

2 – This Website uses different types of cookies

1. « Strictly necessary cookies » are essential cookies that allow you to browse the Website and use its features. Without them, you cannot sign up for services or log in. These cookies do not collect any personal information for marketing purposes or for the purpose of storing information about the websites you have visited.

2. « Performance cookies » collect information about how you use our Website and measure the user traffic. In particular, they store information on the pages you visit most often and any error messages displayed. They do not collect personally identifiable information. All information is anonymous. They are only used to improve the functioning of the Website and to provide a better user experience. QUEBRADA SECA uses Google Analytics, a popular web analytics service offered by Google Inc. This service uses cookies embedded in our Website to help us analyse how users make use of the Website, the number of visitors, the duration of a visit, the average number of pages visited that a user consults. Cookies provide information that is essential to ensuring high-quality performance by QUEBRADA SECA. The Website hides IP addresses on Google Analytics to protect user data anonymity.

3. « Functionality cookies » remember the choices you make (such as your username, language, or region) and provide custom services. These cookies improve the functionality of the Website by storing your preferences. 
They can also provide services that you have requested, such as watching a video or writing a comment on the dedicated space. The information collected can be rendered anonymous. They cannot store information on the other websites you visit.

4. « Targeting cookies » display advertisements or messages that may be of interest to you. These cookies outlive user sessions. The maximum age of a permanent cookie has been set to 13 months so the initial value recorded in this cookie will be returned to the server each time the user visits the server. The purpose is to store essential information, such as how the user originally arrived on our Website. For this reason, they are also known as “tracking cookies”. For example, once you have chosen the desired language, our Website will record your preference in a permanent cookie and store it on your browser. When you next visit our Website, it will use this permanent cookie to ensure that the content is provided in the language you have chosen. Sometimes targeting cookies are linked to other websites. Our Website does not use targeting cookies.

5. « Third-party cookies » are cookies that are placed on our Website by third parties. To support its communications, QUEBRADA SECA has anchored its content in the social media channels and QUEBRADA SECA makes use of the possibilities of sharing on social networks. The channels that QUEBRADA SECA uses may contain cookies from these websites and QUEBRADA SECA does not control these. The issue and use of cookies by third parties are subject to the privacy policies of these third parties. We inform you of the purpose of those cookies we are aware of and how you can make choices about these cookies.

Within these five categories of cookies, we can distinguish temporary cookies (“session” cookies) and persistent cookies (“persistent” cookies):

  • Session cookies:  track your actions only for the duration of the current session. This “session” begins at the opening of the website and ends when it closes. Then the cookie is permanently deleted.
  • Persistent cookies: remain on your phone or computer for the predefined period of 13 months. They have activated automatically when you visit a website.

3. How to disable Cookies

To allow, know, block or delete the cookies installed on your computer, you can do so by configuring the browser options installed on your computer. You can find information on how to do it in the case that you use as a browser: