What is a cookie?
A cookie is a file that websites transfer to the computers that connect to them. Although often the purposes of cookies are only technical, they can also allow, among other things, store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or your computer and, depending on the information they contain and the way you use your computer, used to recognize the user.
There are cookies that are controlled and managed by the owner of the Web (they are called “own cookies”) and others that are by third parties (they are known as “third party cookies”), for example, because they provide a tool or functionality integrated into the web.
Some cookies are deleted once you have finished browsing the website (session cookies) while others can remain stored on the user’s computer and be accessed for a longer period of time (persistent cookies).
What type of cookies do we use and why?
We use the following types of cookies on this website:
Technical cookies or cookies essential to the provision of services
We use technical cookies to be able to provide the services requested by our users. These cookies are essential for navigation and the use of the different options and services of the web, such as, for example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access restricted areas, use security features while browsing or share content through social networks.
In order to optimize the experience of using our website, we use customization cookies that allow us to configure the website and its services according to user preferences or general characteristics of your computer, for example, the browser used and its version, the operating system installed, etc.
These cookies are used, for example, to remember the parameters that were chosen by the user during their visits, guide the content of the website according to their language or location or maintain the accredited status of registered users.
Analytics cookies make it possible to measure and analyze website activity and to draw up user browsing profiles. We use GOOGLE ANALYTICS cookies to collect anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use our website, in order to improve it and tailor it to our visitors’ preferences.
GOOGLE ANALYTICS is a tool provided by Google, Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway. Mountain View, CA 94043. USA. You can learn more about how GOOGLE ANALYTICS works and the cookies used by this service by following the links below:
You can disable GOOGLE ANALYTICS cookies by installing in your browser the opt-out plugin created by Google and available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=es
Typically the data derived from your browsing that may be subject to analysis are the following:
- The provider’s domain name (ISP) and/or IP address that gives them access to the network. For example, a user of provider xxx will only be identified with the domain xxx.es and/or the IP address. In this way we can compile statistics on the countries and servers that visit our website most often.
- The date and time of access to our website. This allows us to find out the hours of more affluence, and to make the precise adjustments to avoid saturation problems in our peak hours.
- The Internet address from which the link to our website was sent. Thanks to this data, we can know the effectiveness of the different banners and links that point to our server, in order to promote the ones that offer the best results.
- The number of daily visitors to each section. This allows us to know the most successful areas and increase and improve their content, so that users get a more satisfactory result.
Are cookies anonymous?
How can I manage cookies?
Users of the website have the option of not receiving cookies, deleting them or being informed about their use through their browser settings. To learn how to manage cookies in your browser, we invite you to consult your browser’s help.
For your convenience, below you will find information provided by the developers of the major browsers on cookie management:
- Chrome, http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647
- Explorer, http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9
- Firefox, http://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-we
- Safari, http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042
In case of disabling cookies, you may not be able to make use of all the functionalities of the website.
To opt out of the use of third-party advertising cookies, users can also visit the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) opt-out page. http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp).