What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files that some platforms, such as Web sites, can install on your computer, smartphone, tablet or connected television. These files are stored on the user’s computer and contain anonymous data that is not harmful to your computer. Its functions can be very varied: store your browsing preferences, such as the selected language, gather statistical information, allow certain technical features, etc. Sometimes, cookies are used to store basic information about the browsing habits of the user or their team, to the extent, depending on the case, of being able to recognize it.
Because they are important?
Cookies are useful for several reasons. From a technical point of view, they allow websites to work more agile and adapted to their preferences, such as storing their language or the currency of their country. In addition, help those responsible for Web sites, measuring the use and performance, to improve the services they offer thanks to the statistical information they collect through them.
Browsing this website means that the following types of cookies can be installed according to their purpose:
- Technical cookies
Technical cookies are those essential and strictly necessary for the proper functioning of a website and the use of the different options and services offered. For example, those that serve for the maintenance of the session, the management of response time, performance or validation of options, use security elements, etc.
- Performance improvement cookies
This type of cookies retains your preferences for certain tools or services so you do not have to reconfigure them each time you visit our website and, in some cases, can be provided by third parties. Some examples are: volume of audiovisual players or compatible video playback speeds.
- Personalization cookies
These cookies allow the user to specify or customize some characteristics of the general options of the website, for example, to define the language, regional configuration or browser type.
- Geo-location cookies
These cookies are used by programs that try to geographically locate the situation of the computer, smartphone, tablet or connected television, in order to fully offer anonymous content and services.
- Statistical analysis cookies
Are those that, well treated by us or by third parties, allow to quantify the number of visitors and statistically analyze the use made by users of our services. Thanks to this we can study the navigation through our website and thus improve the offer of products or services we offer.
- Registration cookies
Registration cookies are generated when a user registers in a Web or service or when, previously having the access data, it is registered in said Web or service, and they allow access to the different sections of the Web without having to put your credentials on each page. In summary, these cookies allow you to keep the user identified so you can access certain services while not leaving the account, close the browser or turn off the connected device
- Advertising cookies
Are those that, well treated by us or by third parties, allow us to effectively manage the advertising spaces of our website, adapting the content of the advertisement to the content of the service requested or to the use made of our website. Thanks to her we can know your browsing habits on the internet and show you advertising related to your browsing profile.
- Own cookies
Are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by us and 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 us, but by another entity that treats the data obtained through the installed cookies. An example of this use used on our website is Google Analytics that obtains navigation information to measure and analyze the audience. Also according to the term, the cookies are differentiated between:
- Session cookies
Session cookies are those that last as long as the user is browsing this website and are deleted at the end.
- Persistent cookies
These cookies are stored in the user’s terminal, for a longer time, thus facilitating the control of the chosen preferences without having to repeat certain parameters each time you visit this website.
How can I configure my preferences?
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If you need more information about the Cookies directive, please consult the Official State Gazette published on March 31, 2012 (for Spain) where the directives on electronic communications are transposed.
If you wish, you can contact us regarding our Cookies Policy.