What is a cookie?
A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain web pages. Cookies allow a website, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their equipment and, depending on the information they contain and the way in which their equipment is used, they can be used to recognize it.
However, these methods only obtain information related to the number of pages visited, the city to which the IP address from which it is accessed is assigned, the number of new users, the frequency and recidivism of visits, the time of visit, the browser or the operator or type of terminal from which the visit is made. In no case are data obtained about the name, surname, postal address or other similar data of the user who has connected.
What types of cookies are there?
Cookies can be first party or those of third parties. First party are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the web editor itself from which the service requested by the user is provided. Third-party cookies are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the publisher, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through cookies.
In addition, cookies can be session or persistent. The first are a type of cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page. Persistent cookies are a type of cookies that makes the data still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.
Who is responsible for the processing of cookies on this website?
The owner of the website and those responsible for the processing of the cookies used here, as well as their contact details, are accessible in the Legal Notice of this page. Likewise, there may be third-party cookies other than the owner of this website, as explained below.
What are the cookies used by this website and what are they used for?
Their purpose is to identify the user on the screen with his nickname, identify the user as a subscriber or not, register the acceptance of the Cookies Policy, the saving and reminder of password and the saving of filters established for searches and, in general, provide personalized information according to the preferences expressed by the user.
- Analysis cookies: are those that, well treated by us or by third parties, allow us to quantify the number of users and examine their navigation, thus being able to perform the measurement and statistical analysis of the use made by users. To do this, your browsing on our website is analyzed in order to improve the contents of it and provide a better service through it.
- Advertising cookies: are those that allow the management in the most efficient way possible of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the publisher has included in a web page, application or platform from which it provides the requested service based on criteria such as the edited content or the frequency in which the ads are displayed.
- Personalization cookies: they offer a more personalized experience of the contents of this website, show relevant content for the user and send the messages or alerts that he requests.
- Social network cookies: are those that facilitate and monitor the connection and publication of content between this website and social networks.
The applications used by these third parties are the following:
- For analysis cookies, Google Analytics, belonging to Google (https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage).
- For advertising cookies, DoubleClick, belonging to Google
- For social media cookies:
- facebook SocialPlugins, belonging to Facebook(https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/).
- Twitter Button, belonging to Twitter (https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170521-el-uso-que-hace-twitter-de-cookies-y-tecnologias-similares).
How long are cookies stored?
First-party cookies are automatically deleted at the end of the user’s session.
Regarding third-party cookies:
- __utma: Expires two years after the last update. It generates a unique user ID and records the date, first and last time the user visited the website.
- __utmb: Expires 30 minutes after the last update. Records the time of arrival on the page. It is automatically deleted when you switch websites or when you close your browser.
- __utmz: expires after six months. It stores the visitor’s origin, the path they have followed to access the web, whether it is direct access, from a link on another website, from an email link, using certain keywords in a search engine, through a display campaign or through an AdWords ad. The cookie is updated on each visit to the website.
In the case of technical cookies, that is, those that are essential to browse this website and receive the service offered through it, the legal basis for its use is the agreement through which the user decides to visit this website and use its services.
The legal basis for the use of other cookies is the user’s consent, which is requested at the time of accessing this website, and may be revoked at any time. The withdrawal of this consent will not affect the possibility of browsing this website and using its services, but the data processing carried out previously will not lose its legality due to the fact that the consent has been revoked.
To which recipients will cookies be communicated or who will be able to access them?
When third-party cookies exist, as indicated above, such third parties may access the cookies and use them in the manner described above.
According to current regulations, anyone has the right to obtain confirmation as to whether personal data concerning them is being processed or not. Likewise, under the legally established conditions, interested persons have the right to access their data, as well as to request the rectification of inaccurate data or, where appropriate, to request its deletion when, among other reasons, the data is no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected. In the case of cookies, these rights may be exercised subject to limitations arising from the nature of these files.
Under the conditions provided for in the General Data Protection Regulation, interested parties may request the limitation of the processing of their data or their portability, in which case we will only keep them for the exercise or defense of claims.
In certain circumstances and for reasons related to their particular situation, the interested parties may oppose the processing of their data. If you have given consent for a specific purpose, you have the right to withdraw it at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of the treatment. Based on consent prior to its withdrawal. In these cases we will stop processing the data or, where appropriate, we will stop doing so for that specific purpose, except for compelling legitimate reasons or for the exercise or defense of possible claims.
If you have not obtained satisfaction in its exercise, you can file a claim with the Spanish Agency for Data Protection (contact details accessible in www.agpd.es) or another competent control authority.
You can also learn more about your rights by contacting these bodies.
How can I manage cookies?
You can allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by configuring your browser options. You can find information on how to do this, in relation to the most common browsers, in the following links:
- Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/es-es/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
- Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-we
- Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647
- Safari: https://support.apple.com/es-es/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac