What are cookies and what do we use them for?
A cookie is a small file of information that is saved in your browser every time you visit our website.
They are tools that play an essential role in the provision of numerous information society services. Among others, they allow a website to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their equipment and, depending on the information obtained, can be used to recognize the user and improve the service offered.
The usefulness of cookies is to save the history of your activity on our website, so that, when you visit it again, it can identify you and configure the content of it based on your browsing habits, identity and preferences.
A cookie is harmless, does not contain malicious or malicious code (e.g. viruses, trojans, worms, spam, does not open pop-u windows... etc.) that may damage your terminal (computer, tablet, smartphone or any other device), but it does collect certain information concerning you (browsing habits, identity, preferences, etc.).
What information does a cookie store?
Cookies do not usually collect special categories of personal data (sensitive data). The data they store are technical in nature, personal preferences, personalization of content, etc.
What kind of cookies exist?
Depending on the entity that manages the domain from which cookies are sent and treats the data obtained, two types can be distinguished:
o Own cookies: those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from our own computers or domains and from which we provide the service you request from us.
o Third-party cookies: those that are sent to your computer from a computer or domain that is not managed by us, but by another collaborating entity. Such as those used by social networks, or external content such as Google Maps. Depending on how long they remain activated.
There is also a second classification according to the time period they remain stored in the client's browser:
o Session cookies: designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a website. They are usually used to store information that only interests to keep for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion (e.g. a list of products purchased). •
o Persistent cookies: the data are still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, and that can range from a few minutes to several years.
Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data obtained are treated:
o Technical cookies:
These are the most basic cookies. They allow the user to browse through a website, platform or application and use the different options or services that exist in it, such as controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted access parts, remembering the elements that make up an order, performing the process of purchasing an order , make the request for registration or participation in an event, use security elements during navigation, store content for the dissemination of videos or sound or share content through social networks.
o Personalization cookies:
They are those that allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user's terminal such as the language, the type of browser through which he accesses the service, the locale from where he accesses the service, etc.
o Analysis cookies:
They are those that allow the person responsible for them, the monitoring and analysis of the behavior of the users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used in the measurement of the activity of the websites, application or platform and for the elaboration of browsing profiles of the users of such sites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of the usage data made by the users of the service.
o Advertising cookies:
They are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, if applicable, the person responsible has included in a website, application or platform from which he provides the requested service based on criteria such as the edited content or the frequency in which the ads are displayed.
o Behavioral advertising cookies:
They are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, if applicable, the person responsible has included in a website, application or platform from which he provides the requested service. These cookies store information about user behavior obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows to develop a specific profile to show advertising based on it.
What type of cookies does our website store?
Below are identified the cookies that are being used on this portal, as well as their typology and function. Browsing this web portal means that the following types of Cookies can be installed: (IMPORTANT: MODIFY IN EACH CASE. THIS TABLE IS JUST AN EXAMPLE) Cookie Type Cookie Name Description Usage
TECHNICAL OR SESSION
- Technical cookies are those essential and strictly necessary for the proper functioning of a web portal and the use of the different options and services it offers.
- For example, those that serve for session maintenance, response time management, performance or option validation, use security elements, share content with social networks, etc.
These Cookies are used to improve your browsing experience and optimize the functioning of our websites. They store service settings so you don't have to reconfigure them every time you visit us.
- Optimal video transmission speeds.
- Contents adapted to your navigation.
- Ease of viralizing the content of your choice.
- Stores the purchase made in a "shopping cart" in the E-commerce Services.
These Cookies are used to store geolocation data of your computer or device to provide you with more appropriate content and services.
- Content adjusted to country, city, language, etc.
Registration Cookies are created when you register or log in to one of our web portals.
- You can stay authenticated, even if you close your browser, so when you get back you'll still be identified unless you log out or log out.
- To access certain areas of our web portals, for example to participate in a contest.
These Cookies collect information about your browsing experience on our portals
- We can know if the user who is accessing is new or repeats visit.
- That information can help us improve navigation and give you a better service.
These Cookies collect information about the advertisements displayed to each anonymous user on the web portals. Adapt advertising to the type of device from which the user is connecting.
- Provide advertisements managed through third parties ("Ad-servers") that are displayed on the page in real time.
- Know information about the outcome of campaigns such as the number of clicks, duration, frequency of viewing, etc.
- Offer you advertising of interest based on your browsing habits.
How can I disable cookies?
Cookies can be deleted, accepted or blocked, as you wish, for this you only need to conveniently configure the web browser.
At any time, you can prevent the installation of cookies (blocking) on your computer by means of the corresponding option of your browser, but in that case we will not be able to assure you the correct functioning of the different functionalities of our website.
Below, we provide you with links for the management and blocking of cookies depending on the browser you use:
or Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/es-xl/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10
or FireFox: http://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-we
or Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=es
or Safari: https://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/es/cookies/
You can also delete the cookies you have stored in your browser by going to the browser's settings.