What are cookies?
Cookies are small files that websites transfer to your device (computer, smartphone, tablet, … ) to store information about the navigation performed from it.
Their main purpose is to improve the user’s experience and speed up the visit, since they make it possible to remember preferences, retrieve information, prevent a user from having to log in each time he/she visits the website, obtain information on whether it is a first visit or, on the contrary, the user has already visited the website before, and identify the sections in which the user has shown the greatest interest, for example.
Third party cookies
Other third parties may also place cookies on your device when you visit our website. These cookies are similar to“first-party” cookies, but originate from a domain other than the one you are visiting.
In this regard, you should be aware that most browsers will indicate how to stop accepting cookies, how to be notified when a new cookie is received and how to disable existing cookies, and you should consider at all times that, if they are not accepted, you may not be able to take full advantage of all the functionalities and features of the website.
The information generated by the cookie about the use of the website (IP address, URL visited, date and time of viewing the page, …. ) is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States, which Google uses to monitor your use of the website and compile reports on website activity.
Google may transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.
Types of cookies used
Category 1: strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential in order to be able to navigate the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas. Without these cookies, requested services, such as shopping baskets or electronic invoicing, cannot be provided.
Category 2: performance cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use the website, for example, in terms of which pages are visited most frequently and, if any, error messages that may occur.
In this case, cookies do not collect identifying information of visitors, being, therefore, non-aggregated and anonymous information, whose purpose is only to improve the functioning of the website.
Category 3: Functional cookies
These cookies allow the website to remember the selections made by the visitor (such as user name, language or region, … ), thereby providing enhanced and personalized features (for example, a website can provide weather forecasts or local traffic information by storing in a cookie the region in which the user is currently located).
These cookies can also be used to remember changes the user makes to text size, fonts and other sections of pages that can be customized. They can also be used to provide requested services, such as watching a video or commenting on the blog.
Ultimately, the information collected by these cookies may be anonymous and cannot track browsing activity on other websites.
Use and acceptance of cookies policy
For our part, the cookies used are only used for the purpose of improving your browsing experience on the website, not having any advertising or similar purpose or collecting any personal data through them.
Likewise, all cookies, except those used by the Google Analytics statistics system, are temporary, normally disappearing at the end of the session.
Likewise, such acceptance implies that the user has been clearly and completely informed about the use of data storage and recovery devices, as well as that we have the user’s consent for the use of the same, as established in article 22 of Law 34/2002, of July 11, 2002, on information society services and electronic commerce (LSSI-CE).
How to change the cookie settings?
As previously indicated, the user can restrict, block or delete cookies related to the website from his browser. In this sense, since the operation is different in each browser, you should bear in mind that the‘Help‘ function of each browser will show you how to do it.
However, here are links to access links on how to manage cookies in the main browsers used today:
- Internet Explorer: www.windows.microsoft.com/es-xl/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=”ie-10″.
- FireFox: www.support.mozilla.org/es/kb/Borrar%20cookies.
- Chrome: www.support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=”en”.
- Safari: www.apple.com/es/privacy/use-of-cookies.
In addition, we inform you that you can also manage the storage of cookies in your browser through tools such as the following:
- Ghostery: www.ghostery.com.
- Your Online Choices: www.youronlinechoices.com/es.