WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a file that is downloaded onto your computer when you access certain webpages. Among other things, cookies allow a webpage to store and recover information on a user's browsing habits or computer; and depending on the information they contain and the way in which the computer is used, they may be used to recognize the user. Cookies are only associated to an anonymous user and their computer or device and do not provide references that make it possible to deduce any of their personal data.
COOKIES AFFECTED BY THE REGULATIONS AND EXEMPT COOKIES
As per the EU Directive, the cookies that require informed consent from users are analytics and advertising and affiliation cookies with any technical cookies or those needed for website functioning or to provide services expressly requested by the user exempt.
TYPES OF COOKIES
a) According to the entity that manages them, there are First-party cookies (those sent to the user's terminal from a computer or domain managed by the website editor from which the service Requested by the user is provided) andthird-party cookies (those sent to the user's terminal from a computer or domain that is not managed by the website editor but rather another entity which processes the data obtained through the cookies).
b) Depending on the time users remain active, there are session cookies (designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a webpage) and persistent cookies (in which data continues to be stored on the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a defined period of time by the party responsible for the cookie - from a few minutes to several years-).
c) Depending on the purpose for which the information collected is used, they may be:
- Technical cookies (necessary for the use of the website and the provision of the service contracted),
- Customization cookies (which allow users to access the service with pre-defined features such as the language, type of browser, regional configuration, etc.)
- Analysis cookies (they collect information on how the website is used),
- Advertising cookies (they collect information on users’ preferences and personal choices),
- Affiliate cookies (they make it possible to track visitors from other websites with which the website has signed affiliation agreements).
TYPES OF COOKIES USED BY THIS WEBSITE
The cookies used at our website are session and third-party cookies and allow us to save and access information relating to the language, type of browser used and other general characteristics pre-defined by the user as well as to track and analyze the activities carried out in order to enhance and provide our services more efficiently and in a more customized manner. In any case, the cookies used are temporary and only aimed at more effective browsing. Under no circumstance do these cookies provide any personal data by themselves nor are they used to collect any personal data.
- Facilitating user browsing and access to the various services offered by this website;
- Preventing the user from having to configure the general characteristics pre-defined each time they access the website; and
- Fostering the improvement of the functioning and services provided through this website following the corresponding analysis of the information obtained through the cookies installed.
Upon accessing our website, you are informed that various third-party cookies will be installed if you continue browsing, thereby, granting consent to the installation of certain cookies solely aimed at registering access to our website for anonymous statistics on visits, always gathering information anonymously. It is not necessary to agree to the installation of these cookies as you may browse our website without doing so.
Social media plug-in cookies may be installed under various sections of our website, specifically the following:
· Twitter cookies, as outlined in their privacy and cookies policy.
· Facebook cookies, as outlined in their cookies policy.
· LinkedIn cookies, as outlined in their cookies policy.
· Google+ and Google Maps cookies, as outlined on their page on what types of cookies are used.
At any time, you may access your browser settings to accept or reject all cookies or select which ones may be installed and which ones may not, following these procedures, which depend on the browser used:
Google Chrome (under the Tools Menu):
Settings > Advanced > Privacy (Content settings) > Cookies:
Microsoft Internet Explorer (under the Tools Menu):
Internet options > Privacy > Advanced:
Options > Privacy & Security > Cookies:
Safari, iPad and iPhone:
Preferences > Privacy
Settings > Preferences > Advanced > Cookies
These browsers are subject to updates or modifications meaning we cannot guarantee they completely correspond to the version of your browser. You may also be using another browser not mentioned herein such as Konqueror, Arora, Flock, etc. You may directly access your browser options generally under the “Options” menu under the “Privacy” section. (Please check the help section for your browser for more information).
Disabling/enabling and deleting cookies
You can restrict or block cookies through your browser settings.
If you do not want any websites to place any cookies on your computer, you may change your browser settings to notify you before installing any cookies. Likewise, you may adapt the settings so your browser rejects all cookies or only third-party cookies. You may also delete any cookies already on your computer. Please remember that you must separately adapt the settings for each browser and computer you use.
If you do not wish to receive cookies, remember that we cannot guarantee our website will function properly. Some of the site functions may not work and you may not be able to view some webpages. Plus, rejecting cookies does not mean you will not see any advertisements. It simply means the advertising will not match your interests and will be repeated more frequently.
Each browser has a different method for adapting settings. If necessary, check the help section for your browser to implement the settings correctly.
To disable cookies on a cellphone, check the user’s manual for the device for more information.
You may find more information on cookies on the Internet, http://www.aboutcookies.org/.
Considering the way in which the Internet and websites work, we do not always have information on the cookies installed by third parties through our website. This particularly applies to cases where our website contains what are known as integrated elements: texts, documents, images or brief films stored somewhere else but which are displayed on our website or through it.
As a result, if you find these types of cookies on this website and they are not listed above, please notify us. Or contact the third party directly to ask for information on the cookies installed, the purpose thereof and the duration of the cookie as well as how your privacy is guaranteed.