- What are cookies and what are they used for?
A cookie is a small information file that is stored in your browser every time you visit our website.
Cookies are used to store your activity history on our website so, when you visit it again, it can recognize you and customize its content based on your browsing habits, your identity and your preferences.
A cookie is harmless. It does not contain malware or malicious code (e.g. viruses, Trojan horses, worms, etc.) that can potentially damage your device (computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.); however, cookies have certain impact on your data protection rights, since they collect specific information concerning you (browsing habits, identity, preferences, etc.).
- What information does a cookie store?
Cookies usually do not collect special categories of personal data (sensitive data). The data stored is of technical nature, personal preferences, content customization, etc.
- What types of cookies are there?
Generally speaking, there are five types of cookies:
- Technical cookies:
They are the most basic type of cookie. They allow the user to browse through a website, platform or application and use the different options or services provided therein for different purposes, such as, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, session login, accessing restricted sections, remembering the elements comprising an order, completing an order’s purchasing process, filling out an event’s participation or registration form, using security features while browsing, buffering content for video or sound streaming, or sharing content through social networks.
- Customization cookies:
Cookies that allow users to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on the user’s device settings, such as language, type of browser through which the service is accessed, the regional configuration from which the service is accessed, etc.
- Analytical cookies:
Cookies that allow the collector to track and analyse the user behaviour on the websites they are linked to. The information collected through this type of cookie is used for measuring the activity of a website, application or platform, and for elaborating browsing profiles of the users of said websites, applications or platforms with the purpose of making improvements based on the usage data analysis from the service.
- Advertising cookies:
Cookies that enable, in the most effective manner possible, the management of advertising spaces that, if applicable, the collector has included on a website, application or platform from which the service requested is provided. The management is based on criteria like the edited content or the frequency with which the ads are displayed.
- Behavioural advertising cookies:
Cookies that enable, in the most effective manner possible, the management of advertising spaces that, if applicable, the collector has included on a website, application or platform from which the service requested is provided. These cookies store information about user behaviour obtained through continual observation of their browsing habits, which enables a specific profile to be developed to show advertising based on this behaviour.
- What are first party cookies and third-party cookies?
- First party cookies:
Cookies that are created and managed by the controller who is providing the service requested by the user.
- Third party cookies:
Cookies created by other organizations different from the controller (external services or providers, such as Google).
- What type of cookies does our website store?
Hereunder there is a list of the types of cookies our website stores and their purposes:
- What can I do about cookies?
Cookies may be deleted, accepted, or blocked as desired. You only need to properly configure your Internet browser.
You may prevent the installing of cookies (blocking) in your computer at any given time using the proper option on your browser; however, in that case we cannot guarantee the correct operation of our website’s different functionalities.
Here you can find the links for managing and blocking cookies on your preferred browser:
- Internet Explorer:http://windows.microsoft.com/es-xl/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10
- FireFox: http://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-we
- Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=es
- Safari: https://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/es/cookies/
You may also delete cookies stored on your browser through its configuration options.