INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
Due to the entry into force of the amendment to the Spanish ‘Law on Information Society Services’ (LSSICE) established by Royal Decree 13/2012, it is mandatory to obtain the express consent of the user of all websites that use non-essential cookies, before the user browses them.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies and other similar technologies such as local shared objects, flash cookies and pixels are tools used by web servers to store and retrieve information about their visitors and to ensure correct operation of the website.
We use first- and third-party cookies to improve our services, personalise our website, facilitate browsing for our users, provide you with a better experience when using the website, identify problems to improve it, make measurements and obtain usage statistics, and show you advertising related to your preferences by analysing the use of the website.
Depending on their duration, cookies can be:
- Session cookies. This type of cookie is designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a website. These cookies are not stored on the user’s computer when the session expires or the browser is closed.
- Persistent cookies. This is a type of cookie in which the data is still stored on the user’s computer and can be accessed and processed when the user leaves the website and reconnects to it. These cookies can be deleted at any time by the user.
Depending on the entity that manages them:
- First-party cookies: those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the owner of the website and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
- Third-party cookies: those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the owner of the website from which the service requested by the user is provided, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through cookies. Likewise, in the event that cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the owner of the website but the information collected through them is managed by a third party, they will also be considered third-party cookies.
Depending on the intended purpose:
- Technical cookies. Those that allow the user to browse a website, platform or application and use the different options or services that it offers, such as, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying your session, accessing areas of restricted access, remembering the elements that make up an order, carrying out the purchase process or an order, sending a request to register or participate in an event, using security elements while browsing, storing content for the dissemination of videos or sound, or sharing content through social networks.
- Geolocation cookies. They are used to find out where a user is located when requesting a service. This cookie is anonymous and is used, for example, to offer you the appropriate information depending on the country in which you are located.
- Personalisation cookies. 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 the service is accessed, the regional configuration from where you access the service, etc.
- Analysis cookies. Those that allow the person responsible for them to monitor and analyse the behaviours of the users of the website to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookie is used to measure the activity of the website, platform or application and to create browsing profiles of the users of said website, platform or application, in order to make improvements based on the analysis of the data on how users use the website.
- Advertising cookies. Those that allow the advertising spaces on the website to be managed in the most efficient way, adapting the content of the advertisement to the content of the requested service or to the use that you make of our website.
- Behavioural advertising cookies. Those that allow the advertising spaces on the website to be managed in the most efficient way. These cookies store information on the behaviour of users obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows a specific profile to be developed based on which advertising is displayed.
COOKIES USED ON THIS WEBSITE
- PHPSESSID: a technical and strictly necessary cookie that contains the session identifier. It is removed when the browser is closed.
- _lang: a technical and strictly necessary cookie that contains the language of the session. It is removed when the browser is closed.
- ac_cookies: a technical and strictly necessary cookie that contains the value of whether the installation of cookies has been accepted. It expires 1 year after the last update.
- _ga: a Google Analytics cookie that allows you to identify unique users. The first time a user enters the website through a browser, this cookie will be installed. When this user re-enters the website with the same browser, the cookie will identify them as the same user. Only in the event that the user switches browsers will they be considered another user. It expires 2 years after the last update.
- _gat: This cookie is associated with Google Analytics Universal. It is used for request rate limiting – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.
- _utma: a Google Analytics cookie that records the date of the first and last time the user visited the website. It expires 2 years after the last update.
- _utmb: a Google Analytics cookie that records the time of arrival at the website. It expires 30 minutes after the last update.
- _utmc: a Google Analytics cookie used for interoperability with the tracking code urchin.js. It is deleted when the browser is closed.
- _utmt: a Google Analytics cookie. This cookie is used to process the type of request asked for by user. It expires at the end of the session.
- _utmv: a Google Analytics cookie. This cookie is used to segment demographic data. It expires at the end of the session.
- _utmz: a Google Analytics cookie that stores the source of traffic or a campaign to explain how the user reached the website. It expires 6 months after the last update.
DEACTIVATION OF COOKIES
The user can, at any time, enable, block or delete the cookies installed on their computer by modifying the configuration parameters of the browser installed on their computer: the deactivation of cookies does not prevent you from browsing the website, although the use of some of its services may be limited and, therefore, your browsing experience may be less satisfactory.
HOW TO REMOVE COOKIES
1. Select the Tools icon
2. Click Settings.
3. Click Show Advanced Options.
4. In the “Privacy” section, click Content Settings.
• Delete cookies: Click All cookies and site data…
• Do not allow cookies to be stored.
5. Click Clear Browsing Data (Empty Cache).
6. Close and restart the browser.
For more information about Chrome click here: http://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=es
Internet Explorer 11
1. Select Tools | Internet Options.
2. Click on the General tab.
3. In the “Browsing history” section, click Delete browsing history on exit.
4. Select Delete files.
5. Select Delete cookies.
6. Click Delete.
7. Click OK.
8. Close and restart the browser.
For more information about Internet Explorer click here: http://windows.microsoft.com/es-419/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9
1. Select Firefox | History | Clear recent history.
2. Next to “Details”, click the down arrow.
3. Select the following check boxes: Cookies, Cache, Active Logins
4. Using the “Time range to delete” dropdown menu, select All.
5. Click Erase Now.
6. Close and restart the browser.
You can accept or reject cookies individually in Firefox Preferences, in the History section available in Tools > Options > Privacy.
For more information about Mozilla Firefox click here: https://www.mozilla.org/es-ES/privacy/websites/#cookies
1. Select the Safari icon / Edit | Restore Safari.
2. Select the following checkboxes: Clear history, Delete all website data
3. Click Reset.
4. Close and restart the browser.
For more information about Safari click here: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042
Options – Advanced – Cookies.
The cookie options control the way in which Opera handles them and therefore their acceptance or rejection.
For more information about Opera click here: http://help.opera.com/Linux/10.60/es-ES/cookies.html
Consult the documentation of the browser you have installed.