What are cookies?
Cookies are files that contain small amounts of information that are downloaded to the device that the user uses when visiting a website. They are tools that play an essential role in the provision of many information society services. Their main purpose is to recognize the user each time he or she accesses covidtax.org, since they allow a website to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or his or her computer. Depending on the information obtained, it can be used to recognize the user and improve the service offered.
Types of cookies
Depending on the entity that manages the domain from which cookies are sent and processes the data obtained, two types can be distinguished: own cookies and third party cookies. There is also a second classification according to the length of time they remain stored in the client’s browser, which may be session cookies or persistent cookies. Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data obtained is processed: technical cookies, personalisation cookies, analysis cookies, advertising cookies and behavioural advertising cookies.
Cookies used on this website
In order to recognize you and serve you better, our site uses its own cookies. The advantages of accepting our cookies translate into time savings. They can also be used to recognise you between successive visits and thus adapt the content shown to you, to obtain information about the date and time of your last visit, to measure some traffic parameters within the site itself, and to estimate the number of visits made, so that we can focus and adjust the services more effectively. No cookie allows your phone number, email address or any other means of contact to be contacted. No cookie can extract information from your hard drive or steal personal information.
The COVID TAX website uses Google Analytics, which is the analytical tool that helps websites and application owners understand how their visitors interact with their properties. A set of cookies is used to collect information and report website usage statistics without personally identifying Google visitors. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the site (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on its servers in the United States. Google will use this information on our behalf for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
- Accept cookies: the user presses the acceptance button and this warning will not be displayed again when accessing any page of the website
How to modify the configuration of cookies
You may restrict, block or delete cookies from this site or any other web page using your browser. In each browser the operation is different, the ‘Help’ function will show you how to do it: Internet Explorer, FireFox, Chrome, Safari and Opera.