1. Definition and function of cookies
Cookies are small information files that are downloaded to your computer (computer, smartphone, tablet or connected TV) when accessing certain web pages. Cookies allow a web page, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their equipment and, depending on the information they contain and the way they use their equipment, they can be used to recognize to user. Cookies play a very important role, since without them the use of the Web would be a much more frustrating experience.
In case you do not want to receive cookies, please configure your Internet browser to delete them from your computer’s hard drive, block them or notify you if they are installed.
2.- Why are cookies important?
Cookies are useful for several reasons. From a technical point of view, they allow web pages to work more agile and adapted to the user’s preferences (such as: storing their language or the currency of their country). In addition, help those responsible for websites to improve the services they offer, thanks to the statistical information they collect through them. Finally, they serve to make more efficient the publicity that we show you, thanks to which we can offer you services for free.
3.- Types of cookies
There are several types of cookies. Depending on the entity that manages the domain from which the cookies are sent and treat the data obtained, two types can be distinguished: own cookies and third-party cookies. There is also a second classification according to the period of time that they remain stored in the client’s browser, which may be session cookies or persistent cookies. Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data obtained is processed: technical cookies, personalization cookies, analysis cookies, advertising cookies and behavioral advertising cookies.
4. What types of cookies does this website use?
The types of cookies we use according to their purpose are:
|Category||Definition and Examples|
|Preferences / Personalization (functional)||They are 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. These cookies allow you to remember information (such as your user name, language or the region in which you are) and more personal characteristics. For example, the possibility of offering personalized content based on the information and criteria that you have voluntarily provided. These cookies also allow you to change the size of the text, the font and other parts of the web pages that you can customize. They are also used to offer some requested services, such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information collected by these cookies may be anonymous and your activity may not be followed on other websites. By visiting our website, you accept the installation of these cookies on your device.
The loss of information stored in a preferences cookie may make the website experience less functional, but should not affect its operation.
|Processes / Techniques
|Are those that allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and the use of different options or services that exist in it, for example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access to restricted access parties, remember the elements that make up an order, perform the purchase process of an order, make the request for registration or participation in an event, use security elements during navigation, store contents for the dissemination of videos or sound or share content through social networks.
These cookies are necessary for the correct use of the website, allowing access to sections that have security filters.
Without these cookies, the website can not function properly.
By visiting our website, you accept the installation of these cookies on your device.
|Session / Navigation status||These cookies collect information on the use that visitors make of the website, for example, page views, loading errors … It is generic and anonymous information, where personal data are not included, nor information that identifies visitors is collected; being the ultimate goal to improve the functioning of the web. By visiting our website, you accept the installation of these cookies on your device.
Websites often collect information about how users interact with a website. This information can include the pages that users visit more frequently and if users receive error messages from certain pages. We use the so-called “session state cookies” in order to improve our services in order to improve the browsing experience of users. If these cookies are blocked or deleted, the website will continue to function.
|Publicity||Are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that we have included in the website, application or platform from which we provide the requested service. These cookies store information on the behavior of users obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on it. We store information from our users about the browsing activities on the websites advertised in order to send advertisements and / or specific advertising based on the interests of the user.
It is also possible that when visiting a web page or when opening an email where an advertisement or promotion about our products or services is published, a cookie will be installed in your browser that will serve to show you later advertising related to the search you have made, develop a control of our ads in relation, for example, with the number of times they are seen, where they appear, what time they are seen, etc.
|Analysis||Are those that allow us to monitor and analyze the behavior of users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used in the measurement of the activity of the websites, application or platform and for the elaboration of navigation profiles of the users of said sites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements in function of the analysis of the data of use made by the users of the service. Are those that well treated by us or by third parties, allow us to quantify the number of users and thus perform the measurement and statistical analysis of the use made by users of the service offered. To do this, we analyze your browsing on our website in order to improve the offer of products or services we offer you.
The applications that we use to obtain navigation information, measure and analyze the audience are:
These applications have been developed by Google, which provide us with the service of measuring and analyzing the audience of our pages, downloading videos, facilitating and monitoring the connection and publication of content between our website and social networks such as Facebook, Twitter. Slideshare, Linkedin Flickr. They can also use this data to improve their own services and to offer services to other companies. You can know those other uses from the indicated links.
The information they obtain is related to the number of pages visited, the language, social network in which our news is published, the city or region to which the IP address from which you access is assigned, the number of new users, the frequency and recidivism of the visits, the visit time, the browser and the operator or type of terminal from which the visit is made.
We use this information to improve our pages, detect new needs and assess the improvements to be introduced in order to provide a better service to users who visit us, adapting them, for example, to the most used browsers or terminals.
|Analysis: Google Analytics||Google Analytics is the analytics tool that helps websites and app owners understand how their visitors interact with their properties. You can use a set of cookies to collect information and report usage statistics on websites without personally identifying Google visitors.
More information about Google Analytics cookies and information about privacy (https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage)
You can prevent Google from detecting a cookie that is generated because of and in connection with your use of this website (including your IP address), as well as the processing of such data by downloading and installing this browser plugin: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en