The purpose of this Cookies Policy (hereinafter, the “Policy”) is to provide information on the cookies that may be installed in the browsers of Users of the website (hereinafter, the “Website”), owned by Puffin Project, S.L. (hereinafter, “Waterhole Ventures”).

1. What is a Cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are installed in the User’s browser. The purpose of the installation of cookies depends on the type of cookie that is installed in the User’s browser. Some cookies record the User’s activity on the Website while others are essential for the operation of the Website. In addition, other cookies may deliver personalised advertisements to Users through the Website or display interactive videos and graphics within the Website.

2. What types of Cookies does the Website set?

Cookies that may be installed on the User’s device can be classified according to the following criteria:

2.1 Owners of the Cookies that may be installed.

The cookies that may be installed in the browser of the users of the Website may be owned by:

  • Waterhole Ventures. Cookies owned by Waterhole Ventures, or own cookies, are sent to the User’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by Waterhole Ventures and from which Waterhole Ventures provides the functionalities requested by the User;
  • Third-party cookies. Third-party cookies are those that are sent to the User’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by Waterhole Ventures but by a particular entity that processes the user data obtained through the cookies.

 2.2 Purpose of the cookies that may be installed

As mentioned in section 1, there are different types of cookies for different types of use. In particular, this Website may install the following cookies on Users’ browsers:

  • Strictly necessary technical cookies. This type of cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of the Website. These cookies allow the user to browse the Website and use the different options or services that exist on it, to allow the management and operation of the Website and enable its different functions such as, for example, controlling traffic and data communication to control fraud linked to the security of the service, identifying the User’s session, accessing private user areas, remembering the elements that make up an order or making and managing the purchase of a service.
  • Analytical cookies. This type of cookie allows Waterhole Ventures or third parties to track and analyse the behaviour of users of the Website, including the quantification of the impact of advertisements. The information collected by this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the Website in order to make improvements based on the analysis of the data on the use made by Users of the service.
  • Personalisation cookies. Personalisation cookies are those that allow the User’s preferences to be remembered when browsing the Website that he/she has already visited. For example, they make it possible to remember the preferred language of use of the Website, the region in which the User is located in order to propose appropriate content, or also the type of browser through which to access a particular service, etc. Preference cookies are also those that allow you to change the size of the text, the font or other parts of the web pages that can be customised.

2.3 Retention periods for cookies that may be installed

Depending on the retention period of the cookies installed in the User’s browser, this Website may be installed:

  • Session cookies: these cookies retain the User’s data for as long as the User remains on the Website. As such, data that is subject to session cookies will disappear when the User leaves the session and/or the Website.
  • Persistent cookies: These cookies retain data for a specific period of time.