¿WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain web pages. Among other things, cookies allow a web page to store and retrieve information about a user’s browsing habits or their device. Depending on the information they contain and the device used, they may 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 your personal data to be known.
COOKIES AFFECTED BY THE REGULATION AND COOKIES THAT ARE EXEMPT
According to EU directives, analytical cookies and advertising and affiliation cookies require the user’s informed consent, with the exception of those of a technical nature and those necessary for the functioning of the website or the provision of services expressly requested by the user.
a) Depending on who manages them, there are first-party cookies (sent to user’s terminal equipment from a device or domain managed by the publisher from whom the user solicits the service) and third-party cookies (sent to a user’s terminal equipment from a device or domain that it is not managed by the publisher, but by another entity that processes the information obtained through the cookies).
b) Depending on how long they remain active, there are session cookies (designed to collect and store information while the user is accessing a website) and persistent cookies (information is stored in the terminal and may be accessed and processed for a specified period by the party responsible for the cookie – from a few minutes to several years).
c) Depending on the purpose for which the information they collect is processed, these may be:
– technical cookies (necessary for using the website and providing the contracted service);
– personalization cookies (allow the user to access the service with predefined features, for example, language, type of browser, regional configuration, etc.);
– analytical cookies (collect information about the use of the website);
– advertising cookies (collect information about user preferences and personal choices); or
– affiliate cookies (allow visits arriving from other websites with which the website establishes an affiliation contract to be tracked).
TYPES OF COOKIES USED BY THIS WEBSITE
The cookies used on our website are session and third-party cookies. They allow us to store and access information about the language and type of browser used and other general features predefined by the user, as well as to follow and analyze activity in order to improve and provide our services in a more efficient and personalized way. The cookies used are in all cases temporary in nature and have the sole purpose of making browsing more efficient. In no case will these cookies provide information of a personal nature and they are not used to collect such information. Using cookies gives advantages, for example to:
– facilitate user browsing and accessing the different services this website offers;
– avoid the user having to configure the predefined general features every time they access the website; and
– help improve the operation and the services provided through this website after the corresponding analysis has been performed of the information obtained through the cookies installed.
By accessing our website, you are informed that if you continue browsing various third-party cookies will be installed and you give your consent to the installation of certain cookies whose only purpose is to record access to our website in order to obtain statistics about visits that are always gathered anonymously.
You do not have to accept the installation of these cookies. Without doing so you may browse the whole of our website.
Social network cookies may be installed in various sections of our website, in particular, the following:
• Google+ and Google Maps cookies, in accordance with what their websites say about the type of cookies they use.
You can access your browser’s settings at any time to accept or refuse all cookies or even select those whose installation you accept and those you do not in one of the following ways, depending on the browser you use:
Google Chrome (in the menu): Settings > Advanced > Privacy and security > Content settings > Cookies:
Microsoft Internet Explorer (in the menu): Tools > Internet options > Privacy > Advanced:
Firefox (in the menu): Options > Privacy and Security > Cookies and Site Data:
Safari: iPad and iPhone: Settings > Safari:
Opera: Tools > Preferences > Advanced> Cookies:
These browsers are subject to updates and modifications. This means that we cannot guarantee that these instructions fully correspond to your browser version. It may also be that you are using a browser that is not included in these links, such as Konqueror, Arora, Flock, etc. To avoid errors, directly access your browser options, usually in the "Options" menu in the "Privacy" section. (Please consult your browser’s help section for more information.)
ENABLING/DISABLING AND DELETING COOKIES
Restrict or block cookies through your browser settings. If you prefer websites not to place any cookies on your computer, you can adjust your browser settings so that you are notified before the browser installs any cookie. Similarly, you can adjust the settings so that the browser rejects all cookies, or just third-party cookies. You can also eliminate any of the cookies already installed on your computer.
Bear in mind that you will have to adjust the settings of each browser and device you use individually. Remember that if you wish to receive no cookies, we cannot guarantee that our website will work correctly. Some of the website’s functionality will be lost and it is possible that you will no longer see certain websites. What is more, blocking cookies will not stop you from seeing advertisements.
The advertisements will just not be adapted to your interests and they will be repeated more frequently. Each browser has its own way of adjusting settings. If necessary, consult the browser’s help section to establish the correct configuration. To disable cookies on a mobile phone, consult the manual of the device for more information.
For more information about the cookies on the internet see http://www.aboutcookies.org/. Given how the internet and websites work, we do not always have information about the cookies third parties place on our website. This particularly applies in cases where our website contains integrated elements: texts, documents, images or short videos that are displayed on our website or through it but stored elsewhere. As a result, if you come across a type of cookie on this website that is not included in the previous list, please inform us. Or directly contact the third party to request information about the cookies they install, the purpose and the duration of the cookie, and how they have guaranteed your privacy.