1. Definition and Purpose of Cookies
Cookies are small files containing information. They are downloaded into your computer when you access certain web pages. Cookies allow a web page, among other things, to store and recover information on a user’s browsing habits or those of their computer and, depending on the information they contain and on the way that data is used in their computer, they can be used to recognise a user Cookies play a very important role, for without them the use of the web would be a much more frustrating experience.
Cookies play a very important role, for without them the use of the web would be a much more frustrating experience.
2. Types of Cookies
There are different types of cookies. Depending on the entity managing the domain where the cookies are sent and treating the data that can be thus obtained, cookies can be divided into two types: own or third-party cookies. In addition, and depending on the period of time that cookies remain stored in the client’s browser, there is another classification that divides cookies into session cookies or persistent cookies. Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies depending on the purpose of the data treatment: technical cookies, custom cookies, analytic cookies, advertising cookies and behavioural advertising cookies.
3. What Type of Cookies Does this Web Page Use?
These cookies allow the user to access the service with some general and predefined features based on a series of criteria from the user’s terminal.
Preferences / Customisation (functional)
These cookies allow the user to access the service with some general and predefined features based on a series of criteria from the user’s terminal. . These cookies serve to recall information (your username, the language and region where you are) and other personal features. . For example, the possibility to offer customised content based on the information and criteria that you have willingly provided. These cookies also serve to change the font, its size and other parts of web pages which are customisable. They are also used to offer frequently requested services, such as watching a video or posting comments on a blog. The information gathered by these cookies can be anonymous, and their activity will not be possible to trace in other web pages. When you visit our web page, you consent to the installation of these cookies in your device.
The loss of the information stored in a preference cookie may cause for the experience on the web page to be less functional, but it should not affect its running.
Process / Technical (strictly necessary)
These cookies allow for the user to browse through a web page, platform or application and for them to use the different options and services offered, such as controlling data traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted portions of the site, recalling the elements that integrate an order, completing the purchase order, applying to take part in an event, using the security elements while browsing the website, storing content for the publication of videos or sound files, or sharing content through social media.
These cookies are necessary for the correct use of the web page, as they allow access to sections that have security filters.
Without these cookies, the web page cannot function properly.
When you visit our web page, you consent to the installation of these cookies in your device.
Session / browsing state cookies
These cookies gather information on the use that visitors make of the web page, such as pages visited, loading errors… This is generic and anonymous information, and no personal data is included. In addition, no data that could identify visitors is collected, as the purpose of these cookies is to improve the running of the web page. When you visit our web page, you consent to the installation of these cookies in your device.
Websites usually collect information on the way users interact with a website. This information may include the pages that those users visit more frequently and whether the users are getting error messages in certain pages. We use the so-called “session state cookies” to improve our services in order to enhance the users’ browsing experience. If these cookies are blocked or erased, the website will keep running.
These cookies allow for us to manage advertising spaces in the web page, application or platform where the requested service is provided as effectively as possible. These cookies store information on the behaviour of the users obtained through the continuous observation of browsing habits, which allow us to develop a specific profile, and to show advertisements depending on said profile. We store information from our users regarding the browsing activity in the advertised websites in order to send advertisements and/or specific adverts according to the user’s interests.
In addition, when visiting a web page or opening an email where an advertisement or promotion about or products or services is published, a cookie may get installed in your browser. This allows us to show you adverts related to the search that you conducted, and to control our related advertisements, for example, by the number of times they are seen, where they appear, at what time they are seen, etc.
Analytics: Google Analytics
Google Analytics is an analytics tool that helps websites and application owners to understand the way in which their visitors interact with their belongings. It can use a set of cookies to collect information and inform of the web sites’ usage statistics without personally identifying Google visitors.
You can find more information on Google Analytics’ cookies and privacy here: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
In order to prevent Google from detecting a cookie that is created as a result of and in relation with the use of this website (including your IP address), as well as the processing of said data by downloading and installing this plugin for the browser: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
4. Revocation and elimination of cookies How to manage cookies in computers. Procedure to refuse the installation of cookies. 4. Revocation and elimination of cookies How to manage cookies in computers.
Thus, you can allow, know, block or erase the cookies that have been installed in your computer by adjusting the options of the browser installed in your computer.
If you do not allow the installation of cookies in your browser, you may not be able to access some of the new sections in our web, and some features and services may be disabled.
However, even if you have disabled all the cookies, the web browser collects some essential information for the basic running of the platform. The user that wishes to disable cookies may do so from the preference section of their Internet browser.
- Internet Explorer in: https://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9
- Firefox in: https://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-we
- Chrome in: https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647
- Safari in: https://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042