What are Cookies and how do they work?
Cookies are small text files sent to your computer or mobile device through your web browser, which stores them in a file folder. Each stored cookie is unique, and contains anonymous information consisting of an identifier, web page name and a numeric alpha code. Cookies collect generic information relating to user preferences, such as how users use the Bloma or the area of the country from which they do so, etc., which enables the system to remember characteristics or navigation preferences from previous sessions. Thus, whenever the user visits our website again, their browser reads the cookie and forwards the information back to us, speeding up their browsing.
Cookies have different functions:
- Basic Cookies
These cookies are essential for the running of our website and are fundamental in providing you with a seamless experience, as they allow you to browse without interruption. They also make it possible to use our basic functionalities or applications, such as accessing areas of the website by logging in with secure authentication.
- Enhancement Cookies
These cookies allow us to monitor the performance of our website by analysing how users use it. Bloma can quickly identify and correct any problems, continually providing a high quality experience and a personalised offer. These cookies never collect personal information as they are only used for statistical analysis.
- Personalisation Personalisation Cookies
These cookies help make our content as personalised and attractive to you as possible. Based on your use of our site, Bloma uses these cookies to identify your preferences and highlight articles or services we think will be of interest to you.
- Cookies Cookies
Targeting cookies are intended to allow the user to share preferences on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. They also allow information to be sent to other web pages to personalise the advertising that is displayed.
- Advertising Cookies Advertising Cookies
These cookies are used to measure the effectiveness of advertising, targeting it according to the interests of each user, thus allowing us to limit the number of views of each advertisement. Bloma also uses advertising cookies managed by third parties to promote its content and services. You can refuse advertising cookies managed by third parties through the cookie management in your web browser.
How can I manage cookies?
At any time, you can use your browser to opt to receive notification of the receipt of cookies and restrict or even block their entry into your system. Most areas of our website operate without cookies, however, their restriction or blocking may cause difficulties in accessing some of our features or receiving personalised information. If you delete cookies from your browser, you may need to install the refused cookies again.
If you have difficulties, consult your browser's help menu.
To find out more about these technologies and how cookies work, you can visit the allaboutcookies.org website.