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What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that is stored in your browser when you visit almost any website. Its usefulness is that the website is able to remember your visit when you return to the site. The cookie generally stores technical information, personal preferences, content personalisation, usage statistics, links to social media, access to user accounts, etc. The purpose of the cookie is to adapt the content of the website to your profile and your needs. Without cookies the services offered by websites would be greatly diminished.
What are cookies NOT?
A cookie is not a virus, nor a Trojan, nor a worm, nor spam nor spyware nor does it open pop-up windows.
What information does a cookie store?
Cookies do not generally store sensitive information about you, such as credit card numbers or bank details, photographs, your ID or personal information, etc. The data they keep are of a technical nature, personal preferences, personalisation of content, etc. The web server does not associate you as a person but your web browser. In fact, if your regularly browse the internet with Internet Explorer and you try to navigate the same websites with Firefox or Chrome, you will see that the website does not realise you are the same person because it is really associating the browser not the person.
What types of cookies are there?
The following is a classification of the different types of cookies habitually used according to their uses, functions, managers, duration and purposes.
Types of cookies according to their managers:
• Own cookies: Those that are sent to the user’s terminal from a computer or domain managed by the owner of the website providing the service requested by the user.
• Third-party cookies: Those that are sent to the user’s terminal from a computer or domain that is not managed by the owner of the website but by another entity that manages the data obtained through the cookies.
Types of cookies according to time they remain activated:
• Session cookies: This type of cookie is designed to collect and store information while the user is accessing the website. They are generally used to store information only for the purpose of providing the service requested by the user on a single occasion (for example, a list of acquired products).
• Persistent cookies: This is a type of cookie in which data remains stored in the terminal and can be accessed and managed during a determined period of time, which may vary from a few minutes to several years.
Types of cookies according to their purpose:
• Necessary cookies: These cookies help make the website usable by activating basic functions such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the site. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
• Technical cookies: These cookies allow the user to access a website, platform or application and make use of its various options and services such as control user traffic and communication of data, identify the session, access restricted areas of the site, remember the different elements of an order, execute the order to make a purchase, make a request for inscription or participation in an event, use security features of the site during browsing, store content for the diffusion of videos, audio or to share content using social media.
• Personalisation cookies: These cookies allow users to access services using some general predetermined characteristics depending on settings of the user terminal, such as language, type of navigator used to access the service, regional settings indicating from where the service is accessed, etc.
• Analysis cookies: These cookies allow the Editor to monitor and analyse the behaviour of users of the website to which they are linked. The information collected with this type of cookie is used to measure the activity of the website, platform or application and to create browsing profiles of the users of the site, in order to implement improvements based on an analysis of the user’s usage data.
• Advertising cookies: These cookies are used to make the most effective use of advertising space which the editor may have included in the website, application or platform providing the requested service, based on criteria such as ad content or the frequency ads are shown.
• Behavioural advertising cookies: These cookies are used to make the most effective use of advertising space which the editor may have included in the website, application or platform providing the requested service. These cookies store information about user behaviour through the continuous observation of their navigation habits, permitting the development of a specific user profile used to display ads using an automated system.
What type of cookies does this website use?
In accordance with the directives of the Spanish Data Protection Agency we provide the details of the cookies used on this website in order for users to be as fully informed as possible:
Function: The cookie PHPSESSID is native to PHP and allows the website to store serialised state data. On this website it is used to establish a user session and to pass state data via a temporary cookie commonly referred to as a session cookie. These cookies only remain in your terminal until your browser is closed.
Name: Google Analytics (__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz, _ga)
Function: These cookies are used to collect information about the use of our website by visitors. We use this information to produce reports and to improve the website. The cookies collect information anonymously, including the number of visitors to the website, the site they came from and the pages they visit.
Observations: More information about the type of Cookies used by Google: http://www.google.es/intl/es/policies/technologies/types/
More information about the type of Cookies used by Google Analytics
What happens if I deactivate the cookies?
The following are some examples to understand the impact of deactivating cookies:
• You will not be able to share content from the website on Facebook, Twitter or any other social network.
• The website will not be able to adapt to your personal preferences, as is often the case with online shops.
• You will not be able to access the personal areas of the website, for example: My Account, My Profile or My Orders.
• Online shops: You will not be able to make purchases online. Purchases must be made by telephone or by visiting the physical store, if one exists.
• It will not be possible to customise your geographical preferences, such as time zone, currency or language.
• The website will not be able to perform web analytics on visitors and traffic on the site, which will make it difficult for the site to be competitive.
• You will not be able to write on the blog, post photos, publish comments or rate content. The website will also be unable to determine if you are human or an automated application publishing spam.
• It will be impossible to show sectorised advertising, which will reduce the advertising revenue of the website.
How do I deactivate or eliminate cookies?
The user may always impede the creation of cookies by selecting the corresponding cookie setting on their internet browser. Access the Options menu, enter the Privacy configuration and select the option that will disable the automatic acceptance of cookies.
For more information, select your browser from among those listed:
To manage the cookie setting for Chrome follow these steps (these may vary depending on the version of your browser):
1. Click on Settings or Preferences in the Chrome menu or click on the custom icon in the top right corner of the screen.
2. You will see different options, click on Show Advanced Settings.
3. Go to Privacy, Content settings.
4. Select All cookies and site data.
5. A list of cookies will appear ordered by domain. To make it easier to find cookies for a certain domain enter all or part of the site address in the Find Cookies field.
6. After performing this filter, one or several lines will appear on the screen showing the cookies from the website in question. Now all you have to do is click X to disable these cookies.
To manage the cookie setting for Internet Explorer follow these steps (these may vary depending on the version of your browser):
1. Click on Tools, then Options.
2. Click on Privacy.
3. Move the slider to your chosen privacy level.
To manage the cookie setting for Firefox follow these steps (these may vary depending on the version of your browser):
1. Go to Options or Preferences depending on your operating system.
2. Click on Privacy.
3. Set to Use custom settings for history.
4. You will now see Accept cookies, to enable or disable cookies depending on your preferences.
To manage the cookie setting for Safari para OSX follow these steps (these may vary depending on the version of your browser):
1. Go to Preferences, and then Privacy.
2. Here you will find the option Block Cookies to choose the setting you prefer.
To manage the cookie setting for Safari para iOS follow these steps (these may vary depending on the version of your browser):
1. Go to Preferences, and then Safari.
2. Go to Privacy and Security. Here you will find the option Block Cookies to choose the setting you prefer.
To manage the cookie setting for Android devices follow these steps (these may vary depending on the version of your browser):
1. Run the browser and click on Menu and then Settings.
2. Go to Privacy and Security. Here you will find the option to Accept cookies which you can activate or deactivate.
To manage the cookie setting for Windows Phone devices follow these steps (these may vary depending on the version of your browser):
1. Open Internet Explorer, choose More, and then Settings.
2. Here you can activate or deactivate the Allow cookies setting.