Cookies

INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES

Due to the entry into force of the aforementioned amendment of the "Law of Information Society Services" (LSSICE in its Spanish initials) established by Royal Decree 13/2012, it is mandatory to obtain the express consent of the user of all web pages that use non-essential cookies, before he/she browses through them.

WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies and other similar technologies such as local shared objects, flash cookies or pixels, are tools used by web servers to store and retrieve information about their visitors, as well as to provide for the proper operation of the site. These devices allow the web server to recall certain information concerning the user, such as their preferences for viewing the pages of that server, name and password, products that interest them most, etc.

COOKIES AFFECTED BY THE LEGISLATION AND EXEMPT COOKIES

According to the EU directive, cookies that require the user's informed consent are analytical cookies and advertising and affiliation cookies, exempting those of a technical nature and those necessary for the operation of the website or the provision of services expressly requested by the user.

WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES EXIST?

Regarding the types of cookies, there are five major groups:
- Analytical cookies: these collect information on how the website is used.
- Social cookies: these are necessary for external social networks.
- Affiliate cookies: allow you to track visits from other websites, with which the website establishes an affiliation contract (affiliation companies).
- Advertising and behavioural cookies: they collect information about the preferences and personal choices of the user (retargeting).
- Technical and functional cookies: they are strictly necessary for the use of the website and for the provision of the contracted service.

COOKIES USED ON THIS WEBSITE

List of the names of the cookies, type, owner, function and expiration, for example:

- PHPSESSID: a technical and strictly necessary cookie; it contains the identifier of the session. It is deleted when the browser is closed.

- _lang: technical cookie strictly necessary cookie; it contains the language of the session. It is deleted when the browser is closed.
- ac_cookies: technical cookie strictly necessary cookie; it contains the value of whether the installation of cookies has been accepted. Expires 1 year from the last update.

- _ga: Google Analytics cookie that enables the control of unique visits. This cookie will be installed the first time a user enters the website through a browser. When this user re-enters the web site with the same browser, the cookie will consider that it is the same user. Only in the event that the user changes browsers will he/she be considered another user. Expires 2 years from the last update.
- _gat: This cookie is associated with Google Analytics Universal. It is used to limit the request speed - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. Expires after 10 minutes.

- _utma: Google Analytics cookie that records the date of the first and last time the user visited the website. Expires 2 years from the last update.

- _utmb: Google Analytics cookie that records the time of arrival at the website. Expires 30 minutes from the last update.

- _utmc: Google Analytics cookie used for interoperability with the urchin.js tracking code. It is deleted when the browser is closed.

- _utmt: Google Analytics cookie. This cookie is used to process the type of request made by the user. Expires at the end of the session.

- _utmv: Google Analytics cookie. This cookie is used to segment demographic data. Expires at the end of the session.

- _utmz: Google Analytics cookie that stores the source of traffic or campaign to explain how the user came to the website. Expires 6 months from the last update.

HOW TO ELIMINATE BROWSER COOKIES

Chrome

1. Select the Tools icon
2. Click on Settings.
3. Click on Show Advanced Options.
4. In the "Privacy" section, click on Content Settings.
• Delete cookies: Click on All cookies and site data...
• Do not allow cookies to be stored.
5. Click Delete browsing data (empty cache).
6. Close and restart the browser.


For more information about Chrome, click here:

http://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=es


Internet Explorer. Version 11

1. Select Tools | Internet Options.
2. Click on the General tab.
3. In the section "Browsing History", click on Delete Browsing History when leaving.
4. Select Delete files.
5. Select Delete cookies.
6. Click on Delete.
7. Click on Accept.
8. Close and restart the browser.
For more information about Internet Explorer, click here: http://windows.microsoft.com/es-419/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9


Firefox. Version 18

1. Select Firefox | History | Clear Recent History.
2. Next to "Details", click on the down arrow.
3. Select the following check-boxes: Cookies, Cache, Active log-ins
4. Use the "Time Period to Delete" from the drop-down menu, select All.
5. Click on Delete now.
6. Close and restart the browser. You may accept or reject cookies individually in the Firefox Preferences, in the History section in Tools > Options > Privacy.
For more information about Mozilla Firefox, click here: https://www.mozilla.org/es-ES/privacy/websites/#cookies


Safari Version 5.1

1. Select the Safari Icon / Edit / Restore Safari.
2. Select the following check-boxes: Clear the history, Delete all web site data
3. Click on Reset.
4. Close and restart the browser.
For more information about Safari, click here: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042


Opera

Options - Advanced - Cookies.
The cookies options control the way Opera manages them, and whether to accept or reject them.
For more information about Opera, click here: http://help.opera.com/Linux/10.60/es-ES/cookies.html

 

Other browsers

Refer to the documentation of the browser you have installed.

REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSENT TO BE CONSIDERED VALID

1. Specific information: Consent must be specific and based on adequate information. Generic consent is not acceptable without specifying the exact aim of its purpose.

2. Moment: Consent must be given before the processing begins.

3. Active selection: Express consent must be given. It must be an active indication of the interested party's will. There must be no doubt as to the intent of the interested party.

4. Freely granted: Consent is only valid if the interested party is in a position to make a real choice and there is no risk of deception, intimidation, coercion or significant negative consequences if the interested party does not give their consent.

PROCEDURES FOR OBTAINING CONSENT

1. When only technical cookies are used: No consent is required, only information on the cookies installed in the Cookies Policy.

2. When non-essential (non-technical) cookies are used: It is mandatory to clearly and proactively obtain consent, as well as to enable the revocation of this consent and to notify the user of the installed cookies.

BANNER NOTIFYING THE USE OF NON-TECHNICAL COOKIES

Non-technical cookies may be installed whenever there is a clear message in the foreground, without the possibility of it disappearing until it is expressly accepted by the user and notifying:

- That if you continue browsing the website your use is accepted.

- The ownership, purpose and expiration of the installed cookies.

- Link with access to the Cookies Policy used by the website with the possibility of revoking the consent.

TEXT FOR THE BANNER OF GOOGLE ANALYTICS COOKIE (_ga)

"This website uses the cookie _ga owned by Google Analytics, lasting for 2 years, to enable the function of control of unique visits in order to facilitate your browsing of the website. If you continue browsing we assume that you agree with its use. You may revoke the consent and obtain more information by consulting our Cookie Policy." 

ACCEPT


Banner actions:

- The banner must be visible until the user confirms with the ACCEPT option.

- When the user confirms the ACCEPT option, the banner will disappear until the cookie expires.

- Access to the "Cookies Policy" must be visible from any page of the website.