This website uses the cookies that are detailed below in order to adapt the presentation of the web content to the user’s preferences, such as the preferred language.
What are cookies?
“Cookies” are small temporary files that are created on the user’s device (computer, telephone, tablet, etc.) when they visit a website, and which allow it to store information, for example, to save their preferences for use or to recognize you on subsequent visits.
When a website creates a cookie on the user’s device, the following is stored:
- The address / domain of the web that created the cookie
- The duration of the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years
- The content of the cookie
In addition, in the case of our website, the user can access the cookie configuration panel at any time and modify their authorization or rejection.
What are cookies used for?
There is a wide variety of cookies with the most diverse purposes. However, the main categories of cookies commonly used on websites are as follows:
- Necessary cookies, also called essential technical cookies. They are used to manage the flow of navigation within the web or to keep the user connected to it. When disabling them, it is possible that some section of the web does not work correctly.
- Preference cookies, also called personalization cookies. Necessary to remember certain user preferences that involve changes in the operation or appearance of the web. They are preference cookies, for example, those used to remember the user’s preferred language or those that collect information about the geographical location of the user based on which different content is displayed.
- Statistical cookies. They help the owner of the website and third parties to collect information on the origin of the users and their navigation within the website in order to carry out a statistical analysis in order to improve the structure and content. The information is obtained anonymously.
- Marketing or advertising cookies. They collect information on user behavior obtained through continuous observation of their browsing habits, allowing the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on it. That is, they are used to manage the ads that appear on the web, decide the content or frequency of the ads.
What are own and third party cookies?
Own cookies are those that are managed directly by the owner of the website from a computer or own domain.
Third-party cookies are those that are sent and managed by third-party operators other than the owner of the website, which process the data obtained through cookies. Third-party cookies are also considered to be those that, despite being sent from a computer or domain managed by the owner of the website, the information obtained is managed by a third party that uses it for its own purposes.
Many websites incorporate functions or features provided by third parties, such as:
- Analytics of access and use of the pages
- Interactive maps
- Videos and other multimedia elements
- Social buttons
How long do cookies remain activated?
Depending on the period of time that cookies remain activated on the terminal equipment, we can distinguish between:
- Session cookies: these are designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page. They are usually used to store information that only interests to keep for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion and disappear at the end of the session.
- Persistent cookies: are those in which the data is still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, and which can last from a few minutes to several years.
- Can the information obtained through cookies be transferred to third countries or international institutions?
The information we collect through our own cookies is not subject to international data transfer.
To accept cookies, the user must check the boxes corresponding to the different categories of cookies (preferences, statistics, marketing or other purposes) that appear in the cookie management panel and then activate the “accept-” box included on the panel itself. The user can accept all or none of the cookies grouped into the aforementioned categories.
The visitor can consult and modify at any time the consent granted or the rejection of cookies previously expressed through the aforementioned consent management panel. The rejection of all or part of the previously accepted cookies will lead to their automatic deletion from the user’s device.
Below are links to the help pages of the most common browsers to find out the cookie settings in each:
To block the use of Google Analytics cookies, we recommend installing the Google Analytics disabling plugin for browsers compatible with Chrome, Internet Explorer 11, Safari, Firefox and Opera on your device. You can download this add-on for free at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
What cookies do we use?
Part of the cookies we use only allow communication between your computer (computer, tablet, smartphone) and the network or are limited to allowing the provision of a service requested by the same user. These types of cookies are called necessary cookies and are installed automatically without legally requiring the user’s prior consent.
The fact of continuing browsing the web without having accepted the installation of cookies is understood as a rejection of all cookies (except the aforementioned necessary cookies) and these will not be installed on the user’s device.
Browsing the web does not require acceptance of cookies, but their rejection may mean that certain web features are not accessible or may not function properly.
Where can I get more information regarding the processing of personal data collected by cookies?