What are cookies?
Cookies are tiny text files that are stored on a user’s browser. Most cookies contain a unique identifier called a cookie ID: a string of characters that websites and servers associate with the browser on which the cookie is stored. This allows websites and servers to distinguish the browser from other browsers that store different cookies, and to recognize each browser by its unique cookie ID in order to identify the browser during the visit or between users sessions.
GRUPO DIGITAL, in compliance with applicable laws and following the recommendations described by the IAB in the EU’s Self-regulation Online Behavioural Advertising (OBA) Framework, does not collect personally identifiable information (PII) such as names, emails, addresses or phone numbers from the associated publishers’ network. This network of publishers allow GRUPO DIGITAL to set cookies in the user browser in order to anonymously identify the user. The data set collected through cookies does not include personal data nor does it include information about users’ political affiliations, philosophical, sexual or religious preferences, ethnic or racial origins, nor trade union memberships or health conditions. BRANCRUMB does not intentionally collect information about people under 13 years of age or any other segment considered sensible by IAB European regulation.
GRUPO DIGITAL uses the information collected through cookies to build marketing profiles and to offer the advertising market a solution for online advertising based on users’ behaviour. This means the development of affinity groups based on anonymous browsing activity on the Internet to deliver ads based on specific interests.
GRUPO DIGITAL solution allows the definition of user segments in order to identify relevant content, services, and products according to the interests of a specific group of users, these data could be shared with third parties for the purpose of providing targeting advertising always anonymously.
Measures have been implemented to protect information from unauthorized or unlawful access, use or disclosure, and against accidental loss, damage or destruction. Access to data is restricted to authorized individuals.
When does GRUPO DIGITAL send cookies to a browser?
GRUPO DIGITAL sends a cookie to the browser after any impression, click, or other activity that results in a call to the GRUPO DIGITAL servers. If the browser accepts the cookie, then the cookie is stored on the browser.
Most commonly, GRUPO DIGITAL sends a cookie to the browser when a user visits a page that shows a GRUPO DIGITAL hyperlink. Pages with GRUPO DIGITAL hyperlinks include hyperlink tags that instruct browsers to request hyperlink content from the GRUPO DIGITAL hyperlink servers. When the servers deliver the hyperlink content, it also sends a cookie. But a page doesn’t have to show GRUPO DIGITAL hyperlinks for this to happen; it just needs to include GRUPO DIGITAL hyperlink tags, which might load a click tracker or impression pixel instead.
Notifying users about cookies.
GRUPO DIGITAL has taken appropriate measures to protect information from unauthorised or unlawful access, use or transfer, and against accidental loss, damage or destruction. Access to data is restricted to authorised personnel.
The users can choose to opt out of GRUPO DIGITAL data collection process. The user can activate the opt out option by clicking the button in this section. Once the user opts out GRUPO DIGITAL will not collect any navigation data and will not profile the user. GRUPO DIGITAL opting out does not prevent the user from receiving online ads. The advertising could be profiled by other data provider or served randomly.
The GRUPO DIGITAL opt out process stores a specific cookie on users’ browser. This cookie has to be downloaded on each computer and each browser used by users. If cookies are disabled, erased, or altered, or if browsers or operating systems are modified or upgraded, the opt-out process might need to be performed again.