Cookies

Cookies policy


What is a cookie?

A 'cookie' is a small text file that our website stores on the device that you use to access the website. Cookies are used for the purposes herein described.

Types of “cookies” used

This website uses both temporary session 'cookies' and permanent 'cookies'. Session 'cookies' only store data when users access the website. Permanent 'cookies' store data on the hard drive to be accessed and used in more than one session.

According to the purpose for which the data obtained through 'cookies' is processed, the website may use:

  1. According to the organisation that manages them

    Own “cookies”

    Cookies sent to the user’s device from our domain, the one from which we provide this service.

    Third-party “cookies“

    Cookies sent to the user’s device from a device or domain that is not managed by us; instead, the machine or domain is managed by a collaborator. Third-party cookies include those used by social media or by external content such as Google Maps or services such as Google Analytics and Comscore.

  2. According to the time frame over which they remain active

    Session “cookies”

    These are temporary cookies designed to stay in the cookies file of your browser until you leave the website, so none of these cookies are stored on your computer’s hard drive. The data obtained through these cookies is used to analyse traffic patterns on the website. A la larga, esto nos permite proporcionar una mejor experiencia para mejorar el contenido y facilitar su uso.

    Persistent “cookies”

    These cookies are stored on the hard drive and are read every time the user returns to the website. Every permanent cookie has a specific expiration date. The cookie will no longer be active after such date.

  3. According to their purpose

    Technical “cookies”

    These cookies allow users to browse the website or application and to use the different options or services of such website. For example, to control data traffic and communication, identify the session, enter restricted access areas of the website, remember the elements of an order, request registration or participation in an event, use the security elements during browsing and store contents for video or sound streaming.

    Targeting “cookies”

    These cookies allow users to access the service with some general features which are pre-set on their hard drive or which users themselves may set up. For example, the language, the type of browser through which they access the service, the selected design of content, geolocation of the device and locale settings of the point of access to the service.

    Advertising “cookies”

    These cookies allow the effective management of the advertising spaces included on the website or application from which the service is provided. They enable the adjustment of the advertising content for it to be relevant for users and to avoid showing ads that users have already seen.

    Statistical analysis“cookies”

    These enable the monitoring and analysis of the behaviour of users on websites. The information gathered through such cookies is used to measure the activity of websites, applications or platforms and to create the browsing profiles of the users of such websites, in order to make improvements to the service depending on the usage data of said users.

    Behavioural advertising “Cookies”

    These are cookies that store information on user behaviour gathered from continued observation of user behaviour. This information allows us to learn about your online browsing habits and to show you relevant advertisements aligned with your browsing habits.


Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are meant to ensure that websites are usable by enabling essential functionalities such as webpage navigation and access to secure areas of the site. Websites cannot function properly without these cookies.
cookie-agreed
This cookie is meant to determine whether the user has agreed to the terms of the website’s cookies policy.
 
has_js This cookie is meant to check whether or not the user has Javascript enabled in their browser.
Analysis cookies
_ga, _gat, _gid, collect These cookies allow Google Analytics to gather information about the usage and performance of the website, traffic volume statistics in order to improve our services by making them more relevant. They are also meant to keep track of the number of visitors to the website.
Advertising cookies
fr, tr Facebook uses these cookies to offer certain advertising features, such as real-time promotions by third-party advertisers.
gps, ide, pref, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC, yt.innertube::nextId, yt.innertube::requests, yt-remote-cast-installed, yt-remote-connected-devices, yt-remote-device-id, yt-remote-fast-check-period, yt-remote-session-app, yt-remote-session-name These cookies are used by Youtube to gather Youtube video usage data and to conduct geolocation-based tracking and advertisement-display actions for adverts displayed on the videos. 
Personalisation cookies
Drupal.session_cache.ip_geoloc These cookies are used by the website to gather user geolocation data.


How to manage “cookies” on the browser?

Users may, at any time, allow, block or delete the cookies installed on their computers by changing their browser settings on their computer, using:

  • Third-party tools available online Use them to monitor and manage the cookies from every website you visit Ghostery is one of these tools: https://www.ghostery.com/about-ghostery/privacy-statements/ http://www.ghostery.com/faq.
  • Select settings.
  • Your browser settings Click on these links to manage your browser settings:

    Google Chrome

    To set the permissions related to “cookies“ in the browse: Google Chrome

    • Click the menu in the toolbar.
    • Select settings.
    • Hacer clic en Mostrar opciones avanzadas.
    • Click Show advanced settings. In the “Privacy“ section, click the “Content settings button“.
    • In the “Cookies“ section, you can adjust the settings.

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    Mozilla Firefox

    To set the permissions related to “cookies“ in the browse: Mozilla Firefox

    • Click on the Tools menu at the top of the Firefox window.
    • Select Options.
    • Select the Privacy panel.
    • Set Firefox will: to Use custom settings for history in order to adjust the options.

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    Internet Explorer

    To set the permissions related to cookies in the browser Internet Explorer 9:

    • Select the Safety tab and use the option Delete browsing history in order to remove cookies. Select the Cookies check box, and then click Delete.
    • Select the Safety tab, and enter Settings. Move the slider to the top to block all cookies or to the bottom to allow all cookies. Then, click OK.

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If you block the use of 'cookies' in your browser, some services or functionalities of the website may not be available.

In some browsers, you can set up specific rules to manage “cookies“ per website, which offers you a more precise control of your privacy. This means you can disable “cookies“ from all websites except for those in which you trust.

The opt-out systems for disabling or blocking cookies may involve the installation of a “rejection” cookie on your device to enable your disabling choice. Users can disable the Google Analytics tool through the installation on their browser of Google’s opt-out add-on.

Consequences of disabling “cookies”

If you do not allow cookie installation on your browser you might not be able to access some of the services provided on our website, and your user experience therein might be less than optimal.

Some of this website’s features as well as its general serviceability may not be available to you after disabling cookies.

Here are some examples that can help you to understand the potential impact of disabling cookies:

  • Online stores: You will not be able to make online purchases
  • The website will not be able to adapt content to your personal preferences, something that many online stores are designed to do. In cases where websites keep a log, you will not be able to remain identified.
  • You will not be able to receive localised information nor to watch some videos.
  • The website will not be able to carry out web analysis on website traffic and visitors, which will harm the website’s ability to be competitive.
  • It will not be possible to show sectorised advertising, which will reduce the website’s ability to generate advertising revenues
  • All social media use cookies, so you will not be able to use any social media if you disable cookies.

 

This text was last updated on: 14/09/2018