Cookies Policy

Hocelot Financial Technologies S.L. (hereinafter, “Hocelot”) uses cookies to offer services through its website and improve its quality according to user browsing habits. In this Cookies Policy, an integral part of the Legal Notice, Hocelot explains what a cookie is, what Hocelot uses cookies for, what purposes they are used for, and how you can disable them if required. Please read this Policy carefully.

1. What are Cookies?

Cookies are files that contain small amounts of information; they are downloaded to the user’s device when visiting a website, such as hocelot.com. Their main purpose is to store information, which allows Hocelot to know about the browsing habits of a user and thus improve the website’s quality and usability, as well as guaranteeing its operation while browsing.

Cookies are essential for the Internet to function, they cannot damage your PC/device and, if they are enabled on your browser settings, will help Hocelot to identify and fix possible website operation errors.

2. Types of Cookies

There are different types of cookies. Hocelot will provide you with information about the types of cookies it uses below:

2.1. According to the entity managing them

Own Cookies. Cookies that are sent to your device from the Hocelot website

Third-Party Cookies. Cookies that are sent to your device from a computer or domain that is not managed by Hocelot, as well as cookies that collect information that will not be managed by Hocelot, regardless of the entity that sends them to your device.

2.2. According to the length of time they are active on your device

Session Cookies. Cookies designed to remain active for the duration of your visit to the Hocelot website, they are deleted when you close your browser. Their main purpose is to guarantee the basic functionalities of the Hocelot website.

Persistent Cookies. Cookies with data stored on your device, they can be accessed and processed for a determined period of time, after which the cookie will stop working. These types of cookies allow Hocelot to identify your browsing preferences by analysing your visits to the Hocelot website, helping Hocelot to improve its quality.

2.3. According to purpose

Technical Cookies. Cookies that allow you to browse the Hocelot website and use the different options or services that may exist in it, such as signing in with your user name, controlling traffic and communicating data, or accessing restricted access areas. These cookies are necessary for the operation of the website and are installed automatically.

Customisation Cookies. Cookies that allow you to access the Hocelot website with predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria on your device, such as your browser type.

Analytics Cookies. Cookies that allow the tracking and analysis of your behaviour on the Hocelot website. The information collected is used to measure the activity on the Hocelot website in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of its use.

3. What Cookies are used?

Hocelot uses the cookies indicated below.

NAME OWNER TYPE PURPOSE LENGTH OF TIME
_session> Hocelot Own technical cookie Technical cookie necessary for the operation of Laravel framework, used in website development. 60 minutes
XSRF-TOKEN Hocelot Own technical cookie Ensures that the user (not a different entity) is sending the data. Symfony automatically validates the token’s presence and validity. 60 minutes
CONSENT gstatic.com Third-party cookies Cookie-acceptance cookie. 20 years
NID Google Third-party customisation cookie The NID cookie contains a unique ID that Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (for example, Spanish), the number of search results you want displayed per page (for example, 10 or 20) ) and whether you want the Google SafeSearch filter to be enabled or disabled. 1 year
_ga, _gid Google Third-party analytics cookies Google Analytics aids understanding on how visitors interact with websites, collecting information and offering usage statistics without personally identifying users. . 2 years
hjIncludedInSample Hotjar Third-party analytics cookies Cookies for usage analysis and website activity metrics. Without an expiry date

4. Who uses cookies?

The information collected and stored through cookies installed on your device can be used by both Hocelot and, in certain cases, by third parties providing their services, e.g. Google Inc.

5. Cookie settings

Hocelot provides you with information that will allow you to manage the cookies used through the options offered by different browsers.  Please note that if you disable all the cookies used, some functionalities or content of the Hocelot website may be affected.

If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer: under the menu option Tools > Internet Options > Privacy > Settings. Please visit Deleting and managing cookies in Internet Explorer for more information

If you use Firefox: under the menu option Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies. Please visit Privacy and security settings in Firefox for more information

If you use Chrome: under the section Options > Advanced Options> Privacy. Please visit Deleting, enabling and managing cookies in Chrome for more information

If you use Opera: you can configure the browser under the Security and Privacy option. Please visit Cookies in Opera for more information

Date of last update: 25 March 2019