WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain web pages. Cookies allow a website, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their equipment and, depending on the information they contain and the way they use their equipment, they can be used to recognize the user. Cookies are only associated with an anonymous user and their computer or device and do not provide references that allow us to know their personal data.
COOKIES AFFECTED BY THE REGULATIONS AND EXEMPT COOKIES
According to the EU directive, the cookies that require informed consent from the user are analytical, advertising, and affiliation cookies, except for those of a technical nature and necessary for the operation of the website or the provision of services expressly demanded by the user.
TYPES OF COOKIES
a) Based on the entity that manage the cookies, there are cookies considered own cookies (those that are send to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the publisher itself, and from which the service requested by the user is provided) and third parties cookies (those that are sent to the user´s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the publisher, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through cookies).
b) Based on the time the cookies remain active, they exist, session data cookies (designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a webpage) and persistent cookies (in which data is stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by cookie responsible, it can range from few minutes to several years).
c) Based on the cookies purpose for which they process the information they collect, they can be:
- Technical cookies (needed for the correct use of the webpage and the contracted service)
- Personalization cookies (which allows the user to access the service with predefine characteristics, such as language, browser type, regional settings, etc.)
- Analysis cookies (they collect the information about the use of the webpage)
- Advertising cookies (they collect the information about user’s preferences and personal choices)
- Affiliates cookies (they allow to track the visits that are coming from other websites, with which the website establishes an affiliation contract).
TYPES OF COOKIES USED BY THIS WEBSITE
The cookies used on our website are session data and third-party cookies, these cookies allow us to store and access information regarding the language, used browser, and other general characteristic predefined by the user, as well as to analyses and follow the activity carried out to improve and provide our services in a more efficient and personalized way. The used cookies are in all cases temporary, with the only purpose of making the webpage navigation more efficient. In any case these cookies provide or are used to collect personal information.
– facilitates the user’s navigation and access to the different services offered by this website;
– saves the user from having to configure the predefined general characteristics each time he accesses the website; and
– improve the operation and services provided through this website, after the corresponding analysis of the information obtained through the installed cookies.
When accessing our website, you are informed that if you continue browsing, various third-party cookies will be installed, thus consenting to the installation of certain cookies that will have the only purpose of recording access to our website for the realization of anonymous statistics on visits, always collecting information anonymously. It is not necessary that you accept the installation of these cookies, you can also browse our website.
In different sections of our website, some cookies from social networks could be installed, specifically the following:
- Google+ and Google Maps cookies, as provided on their page about what type of cookies they use.
|_ga||Stadistics||2 years||Google Analytics|
|_gid||Stadistics||1 day||Google Analytics|
|CookieLawInfoConsent||Acceptance cookies management||1 month||Cookie Management|
|_icl_current_language||Selected Language||1 day||Language Management|
At any moment you can access the configuration of your browser accepting or rejecting all cookies, you can also select those whose installation you admit and those you do not, you can do so, by following one of these procedures, which depends on the browser you use:
- Google Chrome (Tools Menu):
Settings > Show advance settings > Privacy (content setting) > Cookies:
- Microsoft Internet Explorer (Tools Menu):
Internet Options > Privacy > Advance:
Options > Privacy > Cookies:
- Safari, iPad y iPhone:
Preferences > Privacy:
Configuration > Options > Advance > Cookies:
These browsers are subject to updates or modifications, so we cannot guarantee that they will fully adjust to your browser version. It may also happen that you access to another browser not listed in the mentioned links such as Konqueror, Arora, Flock, etc. To avoid these mismatches, you can access it directly from your browser options, usually in the “Options” menu in the “Privacy” section. (Please refer to your browser’s help for more information.)
DEACTIVATION / ACTIVATION AND DELETION OF COOKIES
To restrict or block cookies, you can do it through the browser settings.
If you do not want that the websites add any cookie in your computer, you can adapt the browser settings to be notified before any cookies is set in your computer. Also, you can adapt your browser, so all the cookies are rejected, or only the third-party cookies. You can also eliminate any existing cooking in your computer. Please note that you will need to separately adapt the settings for each browser and computer you use.
Please note that if you do not wish to receive cookies, we can no longer guarantee that our website will function properly. Some features of the site may be lost and you may no longer be able to view certain websites. Also, refusing cookies does not mean that you will no longer see advertisements. The ads will simply not be tailored to your interests and will be repeated more often.
Each browser has a different method to adapt the configuration. If necessary, consult the help function of the browser to establish the correct settings.
To disable cookies on your mobile phone, see the device manual for more information.
You can learn more about cookies on the internet, http://www.aboutcookies.org/.
Given the way the Internet and websites work, we do not always have information about cookies placed by third parties through our website. This applies in particular to cases where our website contains what are called embedded elements: texts, documents, images or short films that are stored elsewhere but are displayed on or through our website.
Therefore, if you come across these types of cookies on this website and they are not listed above, please let us know. Or contact the third party directly to ask for information about the cookies it places, the purpose and duration of the cookie, and how it has ensured your privacy.