Information that complies with data protection legislation
- What are cookies and why do we need them?
A cookie is a small data file that is stored by your browser each time you visit our web page.
Cookies are used to store your browsing history at our website. When you visit it again, the cookie will identify you and configure website content using your browsing habits, identity and preferences.
A cookie is harmless, it does not contain any malicious code, such as viruses, trojans or worms that could damage your device, such as a workstation, smartphone or tablet. But it is impacted by data protection rights, since it collects specific information about you, such as your browsing habits, identity and preferences.
- What kind of data does a cookie store?
Cookies do not usually collect special or sensitive personal data. They collect technical data, such as personal preferences, personalized content, etc.
- What kind of cookies are there?
There are five general types of cookie
- Technical cookies
These are basic cookies. They allow a user to browse through a web page, platform or application and use the available options or services. For example they can monitor traffic and data communication, identify the session, access sections with restricted access, remember the components of a request, process a purchase request, process registration or participation in an event, use security features during browsing, store content to publish videos or sound, or share content via social networks.
- Personalization cookies
These predefine some general characteristics required for users to access a service, for example the language, the type of browser used to access the service, the region where the user’s device is located, etc.
- Analysis cookies
These allow the people responsible for websites to track and analyse user behaviour whilst browsing their websites. The data collected by these cookies is used for measuring website, application or platform activity, and for preparing the related user browsing profiles, in order to introduce improvements based on data analysis of service use.
- Advertising cookies
These allow advertising space included in a service website, application or platform to be managed in the most efficient manner, based on criteria such as edited content or advertisement display frequency.
- Behavioural advertising cookie
These allow advertising space included in a service website, application or platform to be managed in the most efficient manner. These cookies store data regarding user behaviour based on continual observation of user browsing habits, in order to prepare a specific profile to display customised advertising.
- What is the difference between own cookies and third party cookies?
- Own cookies
Own cookies are created and managed by the entity responsible for providing the service requested by the user.
- Third party cookies
Third party cookies are created by entities other than the entity responsible. They are created by external services or suppliers, for example Google.
- What kind of cookies are stored on our website?
The cookies stored on our website and their purpose are as follows.
|Type of cookie||Purpose||When and how it is saved|
|AcceptCookies||It controls whether the cookies notice is displayed to users when browsing the website||It is saved when it is accepted. In the user’s device|
- What can I do with cookies?
Cookies can be deleted, accepted or blocked, as desired. This is accomplished by conveniently configuring your web browser.
The installation of cookies on your device can be blocked at any time using the corresponding option in your browser. However, we will not be able to ensure that the various features of our website function correctly.
The links to manage and block cookies are as follows, separated by browser.
- Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/es-xl/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10
You can also delete cookies saved in your browser from its settings or configuration page.