1. Use of cookies and web bugs in certiblock.io

This website uses ¨Cookies¨, and other similar mechanisms (hereinafter, Cookies). Cookies are files sent to a browser by a web server to record the activities of the user on a particular website or on all websites, apps and / or services on this website. The primary purpose of Cookies is to provide the User with faster and more personalized access to the services offered. Cookies are only associated with an anonymous User and his or her computer and do not provide references that allow the User’s personal data to be deduced.
The User may configure his/her browser to notify and reject the installation of Cookies sent by this website, without this affecting the User’s ability to access the Contents. However, we would like to point out that, in any case, the quality of operation of the Web page may decrease. This website makes use of Web Bugs, which are tiny, transparent images inserted in emails. When the User opens a codecontract.io newsletter, this image is downloaded along with the rest of the email content and allows us to know whether a particular email has been opened or not, as well as the IP address from which it was downloaded. Certiblock uses this information to obtain statistics and to carry out analytical studies on the reception of its emails by Users.

2. Types, purpose and operation of Cookies

Cookies, depending on their permanence, can be divided into session or permanent Cookies. The former expire when the user closes the browser. The latter expire when the purpose for which they are used is fulfilled or when they are manually deleted. Additionally, depending on their purpose, Cookies can be classified as follows:
PERFORMANCE COOKIES: This type of Cookie remembers your preferences for the tools found in the Services, so you do not have to reconfigure the service each time you visit. By way of example, this typology includes: Video or sound player volume settings. Video streaming speeds that are compatible with your browser. Objects saved in the “shopping cart” in e-commerce services such as stores.
GEO-LOCATION COOKIES: These Cookies are used to find out what country you are in when you request a Service. This Cookie is completely anonymous, and is only used to help target content to your location. Additionally, some Services may use connectors with social networks such as Linkedin or Twitter. When the User registers for a Service with credentials from a social network, he/she authorizes the social network to store a persistent Cookie that remembers his/her identity and grants him/her access to the Services until it expires. The User can delete this Cookie and revoke access to the Services through social networks by updating their preferences on the specific social network.
ANALYTICS COOKIES: Each time a User visits a Service, a tool from an external provider (Google Analytics) generates an analytics Cookie on the User’s computer. This Cookie, which is only generated during the visit, will be used in future visits to codecontract.io to anonymously identify the visitor. The main objectives pursued are: To allow the anonymous identification of browsing Users through the “Cookie” (identifies browsers and devices, not people) and therefore the approximate counting of the number of visitors and their trend over time. Identify anonymously the most visited content and therefore more attractive to users Know if the user is accessing is new or repeat visit.

3. How to disable Cookies and Web Bugs in the main browsers.

It is usually possible to stop accepting browser Cookies, or to stop accepting Cookies from a particular Service. All modern browsers allow you to change your Cookie settings. These settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘Preferences’ menu of your browser. You can also configure your browser or email manager, as well as install free plug-ins to prevent Web Bugs from being downloaded when you open an email. Use the following instructions depending on your internet browser to change your cookie preferences.
Internet Explorer
Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings.
For more information, you can consult Microsoft support or the browser’s Help.
Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Settings.
For more information, you can consult Mozilla support or browser Help.
Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Settings.
For more information, you can consult Brave support or browser Help.
Settings -> Show advanced options -> Privacy -> Content settings. For more information, you can consult Google support or browser Help.
Preferences -> Security. For more information, please refer to Apple support or browser Help.
Some functionalities of the Services will be disabled, such as, for example, remaining logged in, keeping purchases in the “shopping cart” in an e-commerce Service, receiving information directed to your location or viewing some videos.
Certiblock may modify this Cookies Policy according to legislative or regulatory requirements, or in order to adapt this policy to the instructions issued by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, so Users are advised to periodically visit this page to know the changes in them. When significant changes occur in this Cookies Policy, they will be communicated to Users either through the web or via email to registered Users in the newsletter service.