What is a cookie?
In general, a cookie is a small piece of data stored on the user’s computer by the web browser while browsing a website. These technologies can serve diverse purposes, such as, for example, recognizing you as a user, obtaining information about your browsing habits, customizing the way the content is displayed, or they can also be used to remember pieces of information that the user previously entered into form fields, such as names, addresses, passwords.
Cookies can remain in the system for the duration of the session (i.e. until the browser used for web navigation is closed) or for longer periods, and may contain a unique identifier code. Each web browser allows cookies to be restricted and deleted, but remember, that disabling or deleting cookies may impede the optimum use of some areas of the site or compromise the use of services requiring authentication.
Type of cookies used on the Strands Labs, S.A.U website,
Categories of cookie:
- First-party cookies: These types of cookies are mainly used to recognize the user and their preferences; they help provide a better user experience and keep the session open. This basically means the browser is able to remember key pieces of information, such as i.e. which items you add to shopping carts, your username and passwords. We use it to improve the performance of the page and facilitate the auto-filling of forms when the user has already filled it out on a previous occasion.
- Third party cookies: these are set by a website other than the one the user is actually visiting. While navigating the site, the user may also receive cookies sent from other websites or web servers, which may contain certain elements (including, for example, images, specific links to pages from other domains) present on the website the user is visiting. We use it to record user interactions on the website.
Third Party Cookies
Analytics cookies are set by Google Analytics providing statistics about how users interact with our website, including the geographical location of visitors, how visitors arrived at the site, average time on site, and other important metrics.
We use this information for statistical purposes and to improve our website.
In general, these cookies stay on the visitor’s computer until they are deleted.
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These cookies are those that, processed by third parties, allow us to analyze users browsing habits on the Internet so that we can show advertising related to users browsing profile.
They are also used to limit the number of times that an advert is shown and to measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. These remain on the user’s computer until they are deleted and act as a reminder of the visit to the website. Furthermore, these can indicate if the user arrived at our website through an advertising link.
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Cookies for lead identification and ad targeting
We also use a Lead Generation service and ad targeting provided by Albacross, this third party improves a service rendered to us and our website (e.g “Lead Generation” service), by adding IP to their database about companies.The data that is collected and used by Albacross to achieve this purpose is information about the IP-address from which you visited our website, and technical information that enables Albacross to tell apart different visitors from the same IP-address.This cookie has a retention time of one year.
How can you control cookies?
How to enable, disable or delete cookies
You can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings, as described below. By default, almost all web browsers are set up to automatically accept cookies
If you prefer websites not to save certain cookies on your computer, set up the browser so that you receive a notification prior to saving each cookie. Alternatively, you can set up your browser to reject all cookies or only third party cookies.
You can also delete all cookies already on the system. It is important to consider that the settings must be changed separately for each browser and each computer. If you block the saving of cookies, we cannot guarantee the correct functioning of the website.
Furthermore, blocking cookies does not block advertising. These will simply be no longer customized on the basis of your interests and will be sent more frequently.
For more information about the cookie setting, here the links with the instructions for the most important browser web (Settings are changed differently for each browser):
Exercising of your right
Strands informs you that in compliance with the provisions of the current EU regulations on the protection of personal data (GDPR), regarding your personal data you have the right to:
- Request access to stored data
- Request a rectification or cancellation
- Request the limitation of your treatment
- Object to the processing
- Request the portability of your data
Or any other right of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For any questions regarding the processing of your personal data or exercise your right, please contact our Data Protection Officer using the following contact details:
tel:+34 932 241 694
The data subject can lodge a complaint with supervisory authority, using the following link: