Cookies are files that are downloaded to your computer when you access certain websites. Cookies allow a website, among other things, to store and retrieve information on the browsing habits of a user or their device, depending on the information they contain and the way they use their equipment.
In addition, they improve the browsing process, as they allow the website to offer the user information that may be of interest depending on the way the user interacts with it.
In the event of not wanting to receive cookies, please configure your Internet browser, so that they are deleted from your computer’s hard drive, blocked or so you are notified if they are installed. To continue without changes in the configuration of cookies, simply continue browsing the website.
The cookies we use do not store any personal data, nor any type of information that can identify you, unless you want to register voluntarily with the purpose of using the services that we make available to you or to receive information about promotions and content you are interested in.
When browsing our website for the first time, a banner explaining how the cookies are used will appear. By continuing on our website, you will be giving your consent to the use of the aforementioned cookies and the conditions contained in this cookies policy. This consent is valid for a period of 13 months. If you do not agree with this, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Types of cookies and their purpose
Cookies, depending on their permanence, can be classified into:
– Session cookies: they expire when the user closes the browser.
– Persistent cookies: they expire when the purpose for which they are used has been fulfilled (for example, so that the user is identified on the website and for the services it offers or when they are manually deleted).
Cookies depending on their purpose can be classified as follows:
– Performance cookies (techniques and personalisation): This type of cookie remembers your preferences for the tools found in the services, so you do not have to reconfigure the service every time you visit. By way of example, this type includes: volume adjustments in video or sound players and video transmission speeds that are compatible with your browser.
– Geolocation cookies: These cookies are used to find out which country you are in when a service is requested. This Cookie is completely anonymous and is only used to help guide the content to your location.
– Log cookies (techniques and customisation): Log cookies are generated once the user has registered or subsequently started their session and they are used to identify the user in the services with the following objectives:– Keep the User identified so that if a service, browser or the computer is closed and, at another time or on another day the user goes back into the service again, it will remain identified, facilitating its navigation without having to be re-identified. This functionality can be removed if the user presses the “end session” functionality, so that this cookie is deleted and the next time the user enters the service he/she will have to log in to be identified.– Analysis cookies: Each time a User visits a service or information on the website or a tool from an external provider (Google Analytics, Comscore and similar that may be added to this list if they vary in relation to current ones), an analytical cookie in the user’s computer is generated. This cookie, which is only generated during the visit, will be useful for future visits to the services of the website to anonymously identify the visitor. The main objectives of this are:
– Check if the user is authorised to access certain services, for example, to participate in a competition.– Allow the anonymous identification of navigating users through the cookie (identifies browsers and devices, not people) and therefore the approximate count of the number of visitors and their trend over time.– Own advertising cookies: they are used by the website owner to manage whether a User has visited the advertising that has been included or not. They also manage advertising spaces on the page by storing data on the User’s browsing behaviour in order to be able to offer advertisements.
– Anonymously identify the most visited content and therefore the content which is most attractive to users.
– Know if the user who is accessing is a new user or a repeat visitor. Important: unless the user decides to register for any service or content of the website, the cookie will never be associated with any personal data that can identify the user. These cookies will only be used for statistical purposes that help optimise the user experience on the website.
– Third-party advertising cookies: In addition to the content or services advertising managed by the website, it may offer its advertisers the option of placing advertisements through third parties (“AdServers”). In this way, these third parties can store cookies sent from the web page content of the Users’ browsers and access the data stored therein. The companies that generate these cookies have their own privacy policies.
4. How to block or delete the cookies installed
You can allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your computer by configuring your browser’s options. You can find information on how to do this for the most common browsers on the links that are included below:
Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/Borrar cookies
We inform you, however, that deactivating a cookie may lead to issues with navigation or the provision of a service offered on the website.
For this reason, we advise users to visit it regularly. When significant changes are made to this cookies policy, users will be informed either through the website or by email to registered users.