What is a cookie?
Types of cookies used
This website uses both its own cookies and third-party cookies. You can allow or block the cookies, as well as delete your browsing data (including the cookies), from the browser you use. See the options and instructions your browser offers for this. Please note that if you accept third-party cookies, you must delete them from your browser. Depending on the purpose the data obtained through cookies is processed for, the website may use:
A)Types of cookies according to the entity that manages them:
- Our Own Cookies
These are sent to the user’s terminal from a device or domain managed by the editor itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
- Third-party cookies
These sent to the user’s terminal from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
B) Types of cookies depending on the period of time they remain active:
- Session cookies
These are designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page. They are typically used to store information that is only of interest for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion (for example, user login data) and they disappear at the end of the session.
- Persistent cookies
These are cookies in which the data are stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed during a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie; this can be a few minutes to several years.
C) Types of cookies according to their purpose
- Technical cookies
These allow the user to browse a web page, platform or application and to use the different options or services that exist therein, including those that the editor uses to manage and work on the web page and enable its functions and services, as well as, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted access sections, remembering the elements that make up an order, processing the purchase of an order, managing payments, checking for fraud linked to service security, applying for enrollment or participation in an event, having visits for the purposes of billing software licenses that the service uses (website, platform or application), using safety elements whilst browsing, storing content for video or sound broadcasting, enabling dynamic content (for example, animation of text or an image loading) or sharing content through social networks.
- Customisation cookies
These allow you to remember information so that the user can access the service with certain characteristics that may differentiate your experience from that of other users, such as, for example, the language, the number of results to display when the user performs a search, the appearance or content of the service depending on the type of browser the user accesses the service with or the region the service is accessed from, etc.
- Permanent cookies
These are stored on the hard drive and our website reads them every time a new visit is made. A permanent cookie has a certain expiration date. The cookie will no longer work after that date.
- Analytical cookies
These monitor and analyse user behaviour on the websites they are linked to, including quantifying the impacts of the ads. The information collected through this type of cookie is used to measure the activity of the websites, application or platform, in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of the usage data generated by the users of the service.
- Advertising cookies
These store information on user behaviour obtained by continuously observing their browsing habits, which enables a specific profile to be developed and to display appropriate advertising.
You can access information about the processing of your data carried out by third-party cookies in their corresponding cookies policies.
What cookies are there on this website?
Below you will find a table with the list and description of all the cookies we use on our website.
|Cookie||Name||Expiry||Purpose / More information|
|loveoffoodchallenge.com||Persistent||Store laravel user session data required by the framework in order to work properly.|
|XSRF-TOKEN||loveoffoodchallenge.com||Persistent||Used by Laravel framework to protect from cross-site request forgery.|
|_ga||google.com||Persistent||This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as the customer identifier. It is included on each page request on a site and is used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for site analysis reports.|
How to manage cookies in your browser
The user has the option to allow, block or delete cookies installed on their computer by configuring the browser options installed on their terminal. This is a supplementary guarantee to those described above, where registering cookies may be subject to acceptance when installing or updating the browser being used, and this acceptance may be revoked at any time with the available content and privacy configuration options. Many browsers allow you to set specific rules to manage cookies on a website, which provides more accurate privacy control. This means that cookies can be disabled from all sites except the ones you trust. In some browsers, a private mode can be enabled whereby cookies are always deleted after your visit.
Depending on each browser, this private mode may have different names. Please read your browser’s help section carefully to learn more about how to activate “private mode”. You can continue to visit our website even if your browser is in “private mode”, although your browsing may not be optimal and some functions may not work properly. Below you will find a list of the most common browsers and the different names of this “private mode”:
Internet Explorer 10 and higher: InPrivate; Safari 2 and higher: Private Browsing; Operates 10.5 and higher: Private Browsing; FireFox 3.5 and higher: Private Browsing; Google Chrome 10 and higher: Incognito.