1) What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file that is stored on the users’ computer, mobile or tablet when accessing certain web pages, application or platform and that allow them to recognize their users.
Cookies are currently essential for the operation of the internet, providing countless advantages in the provision of interactive services, facilitating navigation and usability.
Cookies help adapt websites, applications or platforms to your personal needs.
Cookies cannot damage your computer. On the other hand, the fact that they are activated can help identify and resolve errors, as well as improve user navigability.
Cookies allow, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing preferences of a user or his team.
The specific uses we make of these technologies are described below.
2) What cookies do we use?
Owner of cookies:
We use our own cookies that we send to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by us and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
We use third-party cookies (for example, Google cookies) used by external companies, for external content complements (such as analytical cookies). They are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain of a third party that processes the data obtained through cookies.
We use technical cookies that are strictly necessary for the user to access and navigate at https://bictop.io/.
They are those that allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and the use of the different options or services that exist there, including those that are used to allow the management and operation of the web page and enable its functions and services, such as controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted access parts, remembering the elements that make up an order, carrying out the purchase process of an order, managing the payment, controlling fraud linked to the security of the service, make the request for registration or participation in an event, count visits for the purpose of billing the software with which the service works (website, platform or application), use security elements during navigation, store content for the diffusion of videos or sound, enable dynamic content (for example, animation loading a text or image) or sharing content through social networks.
Also belonging to this category, due to its technical nature, are those cookies that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, as an element of design or “layout” of the service offered to the user, the editor has included in a web page, application or platform based on criteria such as edited content, without user information being collected for different purposes, such as personalizing that advertising content or other content.
These cookies do not require the user’s informed consent.
We use preferences or customization cookies that are those that, treated by us or by third parties, allow us to remember information so that the user accesses the service with certain characteristics that can differentiate their experience from that of other users.
For example, the language, the number of results to be displayed when the user performs a search, the aspect or content of the service depending on the type of browser through which the user accesses the service or the region from which he accesses the service , etc.
These cookies may require the informed consent of the user if it is the user himself who chooses those characteristics (for example, if he selects the language of a website by clicking on the flag icon of the corresponding country).
We use analysis or measurement cookies that are those that, treated by us or by third parties, allow us to monitor and analyze the behaviour of the users of the websites to which they are linked, including the quantification of the impacts of the ads.
The information collected through this type of cookies is used in the measurement of the activity of the websites, application or platform, in order to introduce improvements in the products or services offered based on the analysis of the usage data made by users from service.
These cookies require the user’s informed consent.
We DO NOT use behavioral advertising cookies which are those that, treated by us or by third parties, store information on user behaviour obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows developing a specific user navigation profile to show them advertising based on it.
These cookies require the user’s informed consent.
Cookie retention time:
We use session cookies that are cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page. They are usually used to store information that only interests to keep for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion (for example, a list of products purchased) and disappear at the end of the session.
We use persistent cookies that are those in which the data is still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, and which can range from a few minutes to several years.
This type of information obtained through cookies will not be communicated to third parties, nor used for unsolicited communications.
3) How can our users manage the cookies we use?
Users of https://bictop.io can manage cookies and, therefore, reject them in a unitary way or in their entirety, in the Configuration Panel.
If cookies are deactivated or rejected, some of the functions and / or services may not work properly.
The portal does not exercise control over the websites shown as a result of its search, links or access from our directory. These other websites may place their own cookies or request personal information.
4) How can our users disable cookies in the main browsers?
It is usually possible to stop accepting browser cookies, or stop accepting cookies from a particular service.
All modern browsers allow you to change cookie settings.
These settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘Preferences’ of your browser menu.
Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings.
Firefox: Preferences -> Privacy and Security
Chrome: Preferences -> Settings -> Show advanced options -> Privacy and Security
Safari: Preferences -> Privacy.
Opera: Configuration -> Privacy and security.
For more information, you can check the support or help of your browser or through the following links: Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Explorer, Opera..
Many browsers allow you to activate a private mode through which cookies are always deleted after your visit. Depending on each browser this private mode, it can have different names. Below, you will find a list of the most common browsers and the different names of this “private mode”:
Internet Explorer 8 and higher – Private Browsing
Safari 2 and higher – Private Browsing
Opera 10.5 and higher – Private Browsing
FireFox 3.5 and higher – Private Browsing
Google Chrome 10 and higher – Incognito
5) How can I disable third-party cookies?
If you want to know the privacy conditions and use of third-party cookies, you can access the cookies policies of:
6) What happens if I do not accept cookies from the web?
In case the user does not allow the installation of cookies in his browser, he may not be able to access any of the sections of our website.
7) Are international transfers of my data made?
According to Articles 44 and following of the European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), transfers based on a decision of adequacy of the European Commission or in case of adequate guarantees by means of a legally binding and enforceable instrument between authorities and public bodies will be legitimate, or through binding corporate standards, or type clauses adopted or approved by the Commission, or through codes of conduct or certification mechanisms. Otherwise, the authorization of the competent Control Authority or, failing that, the explicit consent of the interested party or another of the cases set forth in art. 49 GDPR.
We inform you that BICTOP INC makes international transfers of your data to countries with an adequate level of protection (US- Google Analytics, adhered to the Privacy Shield); such transfer is based on a Commission adequacy decision.
8) Is a profile of my navigation made and automated decisions made that may affect me legally or significantly?
We inform you that BICTOP INC does not make profiling of your navigation nor do automated decisions that may affect you legally or significantly or do carry out profiling of your navigation and / or make automated decisions that may affect you legally or significantly. (In this case, the logic used for automated decision making with legal effects for users or those that significantly affect them, as well as the importance and expected consequences of such treatment for the user) should be described.
9) Is my sensitive data processed?
We inform you that BICTOP INC does not carry out sensitive data processing.
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