Date of last update: 25/04/2019


Cookies are small files installed on the hard disk or in the browser of a computer, tablet, smartphone or equivalent device with Internet browsing functions. A mong other purposes, they help personalise the services provided by the website owner, make browsing and use possible, obtain aggregate information about visitors to the website, enable the reproduction and display of multimedia content on the website itself, allow interaction between the user and the website and enable security tools, etc.


  • Web usability: a user’s experience when browsing, using and interacting with a web page.
  • Aggregate information: anonymous information, typically numerical, that provides statistical information.
  • Terminal equipment: computer (computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.) of the user browsing the Internet.
  • Publisher: person responsible for or owner of the website.
  • Third party: external entity, collaborator, service provider or party related to the publisher involved in the management of certain cookies.
  • Person responsible for the cookie: the publisher, person responsible, owner of the website or, in certain cases, the third party.
  • Browsing habits: tendencies shown by users when browsing a web site, such as time spent on the site, pages visited, most frequent sections, origin of the visit and destination of the visit, among others.


According to the entity by which they are managed:

Proprietary cookies: those sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain controlled by the publisher itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.

Third-party cookies: those sent to the user’s terminal from a computer or domain not controlled by the publisher, but rather by another entity that processes the data obtained via the cookies.

Depending on how long they remain activated on the terminal equipment:

Session cookies: cookies designed to collect and store data while the user is accessing a website.

Persistent cookies: cookies in which the data remains stored on 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 the purpose for which the data obtained through cookies is processed:

Technical cookies: cookies that allow users to browse a website, platform or application and use the different options or services they offer, such as controlling data traffic and communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted-access areas, remembering the items that make up an order, performing the purchase process of an order, making the application for registration or participation in an event, using security elements during browsing, storing content for the reproduction of videos or sound or sharing content through social media.

Personalisation cookies: cookies that let users access the service with a number of predefined general characteristics depending on criteria in the user’s terminal, such as the language, type of browser used to access the service and regional configuration from which the service is accessed, etc.

Analysis cookies: cookies that let the person responsible for them monitor and analyse how users of the websites to which they are linked behave.The information collected through this type of cookie is used to measure website, application or platform activity and draw up browsing profiles for users of such websites, applications and platforms to make improvements based on analyses of data on how the service is used.

Advertising cookies: cookies that enable the most efficient management of the advertising spaces the publisher has included on a web site, application or platform from which it provides the service requested on the basis of criteria such as the content published or the frequency with which the advertisements are shown.

Behavioural advertising cookies: cookies that enable the most efficient management of the advertising spaces the publisher has included on a web site, application or platform from which it provides the service requested. These cookies store information about users’ behaviour obtained through continuous observation of their browsing habits, enabling the development of a specific profile to display behavioural advertising.


Name of the cookie

Server/Domain from which it is sent




Identifies user preferences.

Session cookie


Identifies acceptance of the cookie policy.

This cookie has a permanence of 2 years


Third-party (Google Analytics)

This cookie generates a unique user ID used to count how many times a user visits the site. It also records when the user first and last visited the site.

This cookie has a permanence of 2 years

_utmb, _utmc

Third-party (Google Analytics)

They are used to calculate when a session is over. The utmb cookie records the time of arrival at the site while the utmc cookie checks if the session should be kept open or a new session should be created.

This cookie has a permanence of 2 years


Third-party (Google Analytics)

This cookie registers the user’s origin and the keywords. It has an expiration date of six months, although it is renewed every time the website is visited, as long as it is not a direct visit.

This cookie has a permanence of 2 years



Blocking or disabling all cookies helps protect privacy, but may also limit the user experience on certain websites. It may also limit functionality or even prevent proper browsing or use of some of the services. If you would like to know how to disable cookies in the most popular web browsers, please see the following tutorials:

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Cárnicas Serrano has been given a grant from the Valencian Institute of Business Competitiveness (Instituto Valenciano de Competitividad Empresarial, IVACE) as part of the “Energy Saving and Efficiency in Industry” programme. The project is for the “Replacement of the 9 Freon stand-alone dryers with a centralised Glycol installation” at our facilities in Paterna (Valencia). The amount of the grant is 116,346.28 euros, financed with funds from the Generalitat Valenciana and the European Union.