What are cookies?
Cookies are small files that some platforms, such as web pages, can install on your computer, smartphone, tablet or connected television, when accessing them. Its functions can be very varied: store your browsing preferences, collect statistical information, allow certain technical features, store and retrieve information about browsing habits or preferences of a user or your team to the point, sometimes, depending on the information they contain and how they use their equipment, to be able to recognize it. A cookie is stored on a computer to personalize and make it as easy as possible for the user to navigate. The cookies are only associated to a user and his computer and do not provide references that allow to deduce personal data of the user. The user can configure their browser to notify or reject the installation of cookies sent by the website.
Why are they important?
Cookies are useful for several reasons. From a technical point of view, they allow web pages to work more agile and adapted to the user’s preferences, such as storing their language or the currency of their country. In addition, help those responsible for websites to improve the services they offer, thanks to the statistical information they collect through them. Finally, they serve to make more efficient the publicity that we show you, thanks to which we can offer you services for free.
Cookies, depending on their permanence, can be divided into session or permanent cookies. The first ones expire when the user closes the browser. The second ones expire depending on when the objective they serve is fulfilled or when they are manually deleted.
Navigating through this portal means that the following types of cookies can be installed:
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 portal and, in some cases, can be provided by third parties. Some examples of this kind of cookies are: adjusting the volume of audiovisual players, article sorting preferences or compatible video playback speeds. In the case of electronic commerce, they allow you to keep information about your shopping basket.
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 them we can study the navigation through our website and thus improve the offer of products or services we offer. These cookies will not be associated with any personal data that can identify the user, giving information about browsing behavior anonymously.
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.
When you register on our website, cookies are generated that identify you as a registered user and indicate when you have identified yourself on the portal. These cookies are used to identify your user account and its associated services, thus facilitating your browsing. These cookies are maintained as long as you do not leave the account, close the browser or turn off the device. These cookies can be used in combination with analytical data to individually identify your preferences in our portal.
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.
Other third-party cookies
n some of our pages you can install third-party cookies that allow you to manage and improve the services they offer. An example of this use are links to social networks that allow us to share our content.
How can I configure my preferences?
You can allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your computer by configuring the options of your internet browser.
Below we offer links where you will find information on how you can activate your preferences in the main browsers:
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
- Internet Explorer
- Safari for IOS (iPhone, iPad)
Finally, you can go to the portal Your Online Choices where in addition to finding useful information, you can configure, provider by supplier, your preferences on third-party advertising cookies.
What happens if cookies are disabled?
In the case of blocking or not accepting the installation of cookies it is possible that certain services offered by our website that need their use are disabled and, therefore, are not available to you so you can not take full advantage of everything that our websites and applications offer you. It is also possible that the performance of the website may decrease.
Acceptance of cookies
In addition to the use of our own cookies, we allow third parties to set cookies and access them on your computer. The consent of the use of the cookies of these companies is linked to browsing this website.
Updates in the Cookies Policy
Our website can modify this Cookies Policy according to legislative or regulatory requirements, or in order to adapt said policy to the instructions issued by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, so users are advised to visit it periodically.