What are cookies?
Cookies are small files that are recorded on the browser used by each visitor to our website so the server can remember this user’s visit later when they access our content again. This information does not reveal your identity or any personal information, nor does it access the content stored on your PC. It does, however, allow our system to identify you as a specific user who visited the website before, viewed certain pages, etc., and it also can save your personal preferences and technical information.
In accordance with Directive 2009/136/EC, implemented in Spain by section two of article 22 of the Law on Information Society Services, and following Spanish Data Protection Agency guidelines, we hereby inform you in detail of how cookies are used on our website.
Below, the cookies are classified according to a series of categories. However, keep in mind that the same cookie may be included in more than one category.
Types of cookies according to the entity that manages them
- First-party cookies: Those sent to the user’s device from devices or a domain managed by the website publisher.
- Third-party cookies: Those sent to the user’s device from a device or domain not managed by the website publisher, but by another entity that processes the data.
Types of cookies according to the time they remain active
- Session cookies: A type of cookie designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a website.
- Persistent cookies: A type of cookie in which the data are stored on the terminal and can be accessed and processed during a period of time established by the cookie manager, which can range from a few minutes to several years.
Types of cookies according to their purpose
- Technical cookies: Cookies that allow the user to browse a website, platform, or application and use the different options or services that exist there.
- Personalization cookies: Cookies that allow the user to access the service with some general characteristics that are predefined according to a series of criteria on the user’s terminal.
- Advertising cookies: Cookies that manage as effectively as possible the advertising spaces that the publisher may have included on a website.
- Behavioral advertising cookies: Cookies that manage as effectively as possible the advertising spaces that the publisher may have included on a website. These cookies store users’ behavioral information obtained through constant observation of their browsing habits, which allows for a specific profile to be developed to show appropriate advertising.
- Analytics cookies: Allow the manager to monitor and analyze users’ behavior on the websites they are linked to. The information collected by this type of cookie is used to measure activity on websites, with the aim of making improvements based on analyzing the usage data from the service’s users.
Today, most browsers’ default settings block the installation of advertising or third-party cookies on your device. Users can expand these initial restrictions, preventing any type of cookie from entering, or they can eliminate said restrictions, accepting any type of cookie. If you’re interested in allowing advertising or third-party cookies, you can configure your browser to do so.
Depending on your browsing behavior, your browser’s configuration, or whether you accepted or rejected cookies, all or just some of the following may be installed
If you do not want cookies to be stored on your browser or you prefer to be informed every time a cookie requests to be installed, you can configure your browsing options. Most browsers allow cookies to be managed in three different ways:
- Cookies are always rejected
- The browser asks if the user would like to install each cookie
- Cookies are always accepted
Your browser may also include the option to select the cookies you want installed on your computer in detail. Specifically, users can usually accept one of the following options:
- Reject cookies from certain domains
- Reject third-party cookies
- Accept cookies as non-persistent (they will be deleted when the browser closes)
- Allow the server to create cookies for a different domain.
You can view, allow, block, or delete the cookies installed on your computer by configuring the options of the browser installed on your computer.
You can find information on how to configure the most commonly used browsers at the following locations:
- Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings. For more information, see Microsoft support or the browser’s Help feature.
- Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Personalized Settings. For more information, see Mozilla support or the browser’s Help feature.
- Chrome: Settings -> Show advanced options -> Privacy -> Content settings. For more information, see Google support or the browser’s Help feature.
- Safari: Preferences -> Security. For more information, see Apple support or the browser’s Help feature.