WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies and other similar technologies such as local shared objects, flash cookies or pixels are small files that some platforms, such as web pages, can install on the user’s equipment (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.).
Its functions can be very varied: store your browsing preferences, collect statistical information, allow certain technical functionalities…
Sometimes, cookies are used to store basic information about the browsing habits of the user or their equipment, to the point, depending on the case, of being able to recognize it.
Cookies are useful for several reasons. From a technical point of view, they allow web pages to work more quickly and adapted to your preferences, such as storing your language or the currency of your country.
In addition, they help those responsible for websites to improve their services, thanks to the statistical information they collect through them.
Finally, they serve to make the advertising that can be shown more efficient, thanks to which it could -if it is the case- offer services for free.
COOKIES AFFECTED BY THE REGULATION AND EXCEPTED COOKIES
With the modification of the “Information Society Services Law” (LSSICE) established by Royal Decree 13/2012, it is mandatory to obtain the express consent of the user of all web pages that use dispensable cookies, before it navigates through them.
The cookies that require the informed consent of the user are analytical cookies and advertising and affiliation cookies, with the exception of those of a technical nature and those necessary for the operation of the website or the provision of services expressly requested by the user.
At the end of this section you can MANAGE COOKIES (*).
WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES ARE THERE?
There are different types of cookies.
At a first level we can differentiate between:
Cookies can be ” session “, so they will be deleted once the user leaves the web page that generated them or ” persistent “, which remain on your computer for a programmed time that can last years.
In addition, cookies are classifiable according to the purpose for which they were created:
If you disable these cookies we will not be able to save your preferences.
This means that every time you visit this website you will have to activate or deactivate cookies again.
HOW TO REMOVE COOKIES FROM THE BROWSER
1. You can restrict, block or delete cookies from our website (or from any other), using your browser. In each browser the operation is different. The ‘Help’ function will show you how to do this. However, below, guidance is offered to the User on the steps to access the cookie configuration menu and, where appropriate, private browsing in each of the main browsers:
Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Setting. For more information, you can refer to Microsoft support or browser Help.
Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom settings. For more information, you can consult Mozilla support or the browser Help.
Chrome: Settings -> Show advanced options -> Privacy -> Content settings. For more information, you can consult Google support or the browser Help.
Safari: Preferences -> Security. For more information, you can refer to Apple support or browser Help.
1.2. Through third-party tools, such as Ghostery or Your online choices (www.ghostery.com /// www.youronlinechoices.com/es/).
2. What happens if I disable cookies?
Here are some examples so you can see or understand the scope of what can happen if you choose to disable cookies:
3. More important information.
Web browsers are the tools in charge of storing cookies and from this place you must exercise your right to eliminate or deactivate them. Neither this website nor its legal representatives can guarantee the correct or incorrect handling of cookies by the aforementioned browsers.
In some cases it is necessary to install cookies so that the browser does not forget your decision not to accept them.
There is a real possibility of international data transfer (for companies with servers outside the European space that do not have privacy legislation with the same guarantees as ours) which has given rise to changing situations of adherence to security agreements and privacy guarantees. . For this reason you should make sure of these terms for these companies.