Getting to know cookies
Cookies are small text files with relevant information that your access device (computer, mobile phone / smartphone or tablet) loads, through the internet browser (browser), when a website is visited by the user.
The placement of cookies will not only help the website to recognize the user's device the next time the user visits it, but also, frequently, it will be essential for the functioning of the same. The cookies used by PKF, on all of its websites, do not collect personal information that allows the user to be identified. They keep generic information, namely the form or location / country of users' access and the way they use the sites, among others. Cookies only retain information related to your preferences.
In general, cookies are used to improve the user's browsing experience, increasing the speed and efficiency of response. They eliminate the need to repeatedly enter the same information and help to determine that the advertising messages that the user sees are relevant and fit their interests, that is, the utility, interest and the number of uses of the sites.
Different types of cookies
Each cookie used has a function and an expiration date.
Regarding the function, the cookies used can be:
Essential cookies - Some cookies are essential to access specific areas of the PKF sites. They allow navigation on the site and the use of its applications, as well as access to secure areas of the site through login. Without these cookies, services that require it cannot be provided.
Functionality cookies - Functionality cookies allow remembering the user's preferences regarding navigation on the website. So, you don't need to reconfigure and personalize it each time you visit it.
Analytical cookies - These cookies are used to analyze the way users use the site, allowing to highlight articles or services that may be of interest to users, and to monitor the performance of the site, knowing which pages are most popular, which method of connection between pages that is most effective or to determine why some pages are receiving error messages. These cookies are used only for the purpose of statistical creation and analysis, without ever collecting personal information. Thus, PKF can provide a high quality experience by personalizing its offer and quickly identifying and correcting any problems that arise.
Regarding the expiration date, the cookies used can be:
Permanent cookies - They are stored on your access devices (computer, mobile phone / smartphone or tablet), at the level of the internet browser (browser), and are used whenever the user visits the site again. In general, they are used to direct navigation according to the user's interests, allowing PKF to provide a more personalized service.
Session cookies - They are temporary, cookies are generated and are available until the session ends. The next time the user accesses his internet browser (browser) the cookies will no longer be stored. The information obtained allows you to manage the sessions, identify problems and provide a better browsing experience.
How to turn off cookies
You can turn off cookies in your browser settings. If you do turn them off, it is important to remember that you may not be able to use all of the services on our websites.
Cookies when opening newsletters / emails
Newsletters / emails may, for statistical purposes, contain a small image that lets you know if they are open and check clicks via links or advertisements within the newsletter. The user always has the possibility to disable the sending of the newsletter / email through the specific option in the footer of the newsletter / email.