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Cookie Policy

Cookies Policy 

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer, telephone or other device by a website, containing details of your browsing history on that website. Cookies are necessary to make browsing easier and more user-friendly, and do not damage your computer.

Although this policy refers to the general term ‘cookie’, which is the principal method used by this website to store information, the browser’s ‘local storage’ space is also used for the same purpose as cookies. As a result, all the information included in this section is likewise applicable to this ‘local storage’ system.

What are cookies used for on this website?

Cookies are an essential part of the way our website works. The main aim of our cookies is to enhance your browsing experience – by remembering things such as your preferences (language, country, etc.) whilst browsing and for future visits.

The information collected by cookies also enables us to improve the website thanks to estimates regarding usage figures and patterns. We can also adapt the website to users’ personal interests and speed up the search process, etc.

If we have obtained your prior consent, we may occasionally use cookies, tags and other similar devices that enable us to show you, either from our own or third party websites, advertisements based on the analysis of your browsing habits.

What are cookies NOT used for on this website?

We do not use our cookies to store sensitive personal data such as your address, password and credit or debit card details.

Who uses the information stored in the cookies?

The information stored in our website cookies is used exclusively by us, except for those identified below as “third party cookies” which are used and managed by external organisations to provide services requested by us in order to improve our services and enhance your experience when browsing our website. These “third party cookies” are used mainly to obtain access statistics and guarantee any payment operations made.

How can I prevent the cookies from being used on this website?

If you wish to prevent cookies from being used on this website, and taking into consideration the limitations described above, you must disable the use of cookies on your browser and them delete the cookies associated with this website and that have been saved on your browser. You may opt to prevent the use of cookies at any time.

How can I disable the use of cookies and delete existing ones?

You may restrict, block or delete the cookies on this website at any time by modifying your browser configuration in accordance with the instructions given. Although each browser is parameterized differently, cookie configuration is normally located on the “Preferences” or “Tools” menu. For more info on browser cookie settings, go to the “Help” menu on your browser

Exactly which cookies are used on this website and for what purpose?

Below is a table showing the types of cookies this website uses and their purpose. The table also includes cookie classification details included in the “Guide to the use of cookies” published on the Spanish Data Protection Agency website at http://www.agpd.es/portalWebAGPD/canaldocumentacion/publicaciones/common/Guias/Guia_Cookies.pdf

For more info on types of cookies and legislation applicable in Europe go, to http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/article-29/documentation/opinion-recommendation/files/2012/wp194_en.pdf

 

Technical and personalisation cookies: identification and authentication, browsing, interface personalisation, favourites, etc....

These cookies are used to identify users during the session, prevent users from having to repeat website authentication processes, and offer reminders of selections made during the session or later visits, as well of previously visited pages, etc.

 

COOKIES PURPOSE Duration Administration
User identification

 

They are used to identify and authenticate the user. They also contain technical data of the user's session, such as, for example, connection timeout, session identifier, etc.

 

Session Own
Session identification

 

It identifies the http session of the user. It is common in all the web applications to identify a user's petitions in a session.

 

Session Own
Browsing status

 

This allows the user’s browsing status to be tracked (start of session, home page, first visit, scroll status, voting status, etc.).

 

Session Own
       
 
Cookies for navigation analysis

These cookies obtain generic information on the user's accesses to the website (not to its content) in order to provide us subsequently with aggregated information of these accesses for statistical purposes.

 

COOKIES PURPOSE Duration Administration
       
Google Analytics
(__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz)

 

 

They allow monitoring the website by means of the Google Analytics tool, which is a service provided by Google for obtaining information of the accesses of the users to the websites. Some of the data saved for subsequent analyses are: number of times a user visits the website, dates of the first and last visit of the user, duration of the visits, from what page the user accessed the website, what search engine the user used to reach the website or what link he clicked on, from what place of the world the user accesses, etc.

The configuration of these cookies is predetermined by the service offered by Google, for which reason we suggest that you consult the privacy page of Google Analytics, http://www.google.com/intl/es/analytics/privacyoverview.html, to obtain further information on the cookies that it uses and how to disable them (in the understanding that we are not responsible for the content or the veracity of the third-party websites).

 

Persistent Third parties
       
 
 


NOTE: In the above table the information that is not stored exactly in a cookie but rather in the browser space called "local storage", but whose processing and purpose is similar to that of a cookie is identified as "local storage".

This list will be updated with the greatest speed possible as the website services change that are offered on this website. However, occasionally during this updating it could occur that the list no longer includes a cookie, although it always deals with cookies with identical aims as those that are recorded in this list.


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