¿WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is one file which downloads within your computer in order to access to certain websites. Cookies allow a website to, among many other things, store and recover information about one user or computer’s browsing habits and, depending on the information they contain and the way the user uses its computer, may be used to recognize them. Cookies are only associated with an anonymous user and your computer or device, and they don’t provide references that allow to know your personal data.
COOKIES AFFECTED BY THE REGULATIONS AND EXEMPTED COOKIES
Following the EU’s directive, cookies that require informed consent by the user are cookies analytical cookies and advertising and affiliation cookies, excepting those of a technical nature and those necessary for the website’s proper functioning or the provision of services expressly requested by the user.
TYPES OF COOKIES
According to the entity that manages them, there are own Cookies (those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided) and from third parties (which are those sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor, but by another entity that manages the data obtained through cookies).
According to the amount of time they remain active, there are session Cookies (designed to obtain and store data while the user is browsing a website) and persistent Cookies (those which the data is stored into the user’s terminal equipment and may be accessed and managed during a certain period of time defined by the cookie’s owner -It may be anywhere from some minutes to several years-).
Depending on the purpose for which they process the information they collect, they can be:
- Technical cookies (Which are necessary for the use of the website and the provision of the contracted service).
- Customization cookies (Which allow the user to access the service with predefined features, as for example language, kind of browser, regional configuration, etc).
- Analytic cookies (Which get information about the use being made of the website).
- Advertising cookies (which get information about the users’ choices and preferences).
- Affiliate cookies (which allow to track visits coming from other websites, with which our website establishes an affiliation contract).
KIND OF COOKIES USED ON THIS WEBSITE
Cookies used on our website are the session and the third party ones, and they allow us to store and access information related to the language, browser and user’s predefined features, and also to monitor and analyse the activity carried out by you, so we can improve and improve and provide our services on a more efficient and personalized way. Cookies used on this website are, in any case, temporary, with the sole purpose of making navigation more efficient. In no case these cookies will provide personal data on their own and won’t be used to collect it.
- it helps the user to navigate and access the different services offered by this website;
- It prevents the user from having to configure the predefined general characteristics each time he accesses the website; and
- it helps the functioning’s improvement and the services provided through this website, after the former analysis of the information obtained through the installed cookies.
By accessing our website, you are informed that, if you keep browsing, different kinds of cookies from third parties will be installed, allowing this way the installation of certain cookies which will only register our website’s access for the creation of anonymous statistics about visits, always gathering information anonymously. You do not need to accept the installation of these cookies, you can browse our entire website either way.
In various sections of our website, social network cookies may be installed, specifically the following:
- Google+ and Google Maps cookies, as provided on their page about what type of cookies they use.
|Acceptance||This cookie allows us to verify if you have read and accepted our terms and conditions and our cookies policy. It is necessary for the website’s proper functioning..|
|Forms||This cookie allows our forms to work correctly. It will be automatically deleted when you close your Internet browser. It is an important factor for the website to function properly.|
|Social Network||This cookie allows our shared social network buttons to work while browsing the website and sharing the content with others.|
|Google Analytics||This cookie will collect detailed information about your behavior on the website (for example, viewed page, website time, location, etc.)|
|Live Chat||This cookie will enable the Live Chat function so you can contact our customer service agents anytime to answer any of your questions.|
|WordPress||This cookie will enable our website’s features based on the WordPress Open Source CMS platform.|
|Blog||This cookie allows our blog posts, notifications, tags, categories, etc.|
|Online Store||This cookie enables the online store’s functions, remembers anything you add to the cart and also remembers those products that are of your interest.|
You can access your browser settings at any time to accep or reject all our cookies, or select those cookies whose installation you accept and which you don’t, following one of the following steps, which depends on the browser you use:
Google Chrome (More Tools Menu):
Settings > Show advanced options > Privacy (Content settings) > Cookies: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktopandhl=en
Microsoft Internet Explorer (Tools Menu):
Internet Options > Privacy > Advanced: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Options > Privacy > Cookies: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
Safari, iPad and iPhone:
Preferences > Privacy: https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=en_US
Configuration > Options > Advanced > Cookies: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/
These browsers are subject to updates or modifications, so we cannot guarantee that they fully comply with your browser’s version. You might also use another browser not referred in these links as Konqueror, Arora, Flock, etc. In order to avoid these mismatches, you can access directly from your browser’s option menu, usually inside the “Privacy” section. (Please see your browser’s help for more information).
DEACTIVATION / ACTIVATION AND ELIMINATION OF COOKIES
You may restrict or block cookies through the browser settings.
If you’re not willing to accept browsers to install any kind of cookie on your computer, you can adapt your browser settings in order to you to be informed before anything is installed. On the same token, you may adapt your settings so the browser will reject all cookies, or just the third party ones. Also, you may erase any kind of cookies which already are on your computer. Please have in mind that you will have to adapt every browser settings and every terminal you use individually.
Please, be conscient that, if you’re not willing to recieve cookies, we cannot assure you the proper functioning of our website. It may happen that some of the site’s functions may be lost and it could also happen that you wouldn’t be able to browse some websites.
Every browser has got a separate method to adapt the settings. If necessary, please consult your browser’s help function to establish the proper configuration.
To deactivate cookies on your phone, please consult your device’s manual to get more information.
You can obtain more information about cookies on the internet, http://www.aboutcookies.org/.
Given the way the Internet and websites work, we don’t always have information about the cookies placed by third parties through our website. This applies especially in cases where our website contains what is commonly known as integrated elements: texts, documents, images or short clips which are stored elsewhere, but shown in our website or through it.
Therefore, in case you encounter this type of cookies on this website and are not listed in the list above, please let us know. Or contact directly with the third party to ask for information about the cookies they place, the purpose and duration of the cookie, and the way they assure your Privacy.