INFORMATION ON COOKIES
Due to the introduction of the amendment to the "Law on Information Society Services" (LSSICE) established by Royal Decree 13/2012, the express consent of the user must be obtained for all websites that use expendable cookies, before the user navigates through them.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies and other such 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 ensure optimal functioning of the website.
Through the use of these devices, the Web server can remember certain data pertaining to the user, such as their preferences for viewing the pages on that server, name and password, products that interest them most, etc.
COOKIES AFFECTED BY THE REGULATIONS AND EXCLUDED COOKIES
According to the EU directive, cookies that require the informed consent of the user are analytical cookies and advertising and affiliation cookies, with the exception of those of a technical nature and those necessary for the website’s operation or the provision of services expressly requested by the user.
WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES ARE THERE?
Sobre los tipos de cookies, existen cinco grandes grupos:
- Analytical cookies: they collect information about the use of the website.
- Social cookies: these are necessary for external social media.
- Affiliate cookies: they track visits from other websites, with which the website enters into an affiliation agreement (affiliate companies).
- Advertising and behavioural cookies: they collect information about the user’s personal preferences and choices (retargeting).
- Technical and functional cookies: these are strictly necessary for the use of the website and for the provision of the contracted service.
COOKIES USED ON THIS WEBSITE
A list of the names of the cookies, type, owner, function and expiration, for example:
- PHPSESSID: technical and strictly essential cookie containing the session identifier. It is deleted when the browser closes.
- _lang: technical and strictly essential cookie containing the session language. It is deleted when the browser closes.
- ac_cookies: technical and strictly essential cookie that contains the value indicating whether the installation of cookies has been accepted. It expires in 1 year from the last update.
- _gat: Google Analytics cookie that enables the one-time visit control feature. This cookie will be installed the first time a user accesses the website through a browser. When this user enters the website again with the same browser, this cookie will assume it is the same user. A user will only be considered to be another user if they change browsers. It expires in 2 year from the last update.
- _utma: This cookie is associated with Google Analytics Universal. It is used to limit the request’s speed - limiting data collection on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.
- _utmb: Google Analytics cookie that records the date of the first and last time the user visited the website. It expires in 2 year from the last update.
- _utmc: Google Analytics cookie that records the arrival time at the website. It expires 30 minutes after the last update.
- _utmt: Google Analytics cookie used for interoperability with urchin.js tracking code. It is deleted when the browser closes.
- _utmv: Google Analytics cookie. This cookie is used to process the type of request requested by the user. It expires when the session closes.
- _utmz: Google Analytics cookie. This cookie is used to segment demographic data. It expires when the session closes.
REVOCATION CONSENT TO INSTALL COOKIES HOW TO ELIMINATE COOKIES FROM THE BROWSER
- Select the Tools icon
- Click Configure.
- Click Show Advanced Options.
- Click Content Settings in the "Privacy" section.
- Eliminate cookies: Click All Cookies and Site Data...
- Do not allow cookies to be stored.
- Click Delete browsing data (clear the cache).
- Close and restart the navigator.
For more information about Chrome click here http://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=es
Firefox. Version 65.0.1
- Select Tools | Internet Options.
- Click on the General tab.
- Click Delete Browsing History on exit in the "Browsing History" section.
- Select Eliminate files.
- Select Eliminate cookies.
- Click Eliminate.
Cookies can be individually accepted or rejected in Firefox Preferences in the History section available under Tools > Options > Privacy.
For more information about Mozilla Firefox click here https://www.mozilla.org/es-ES/privacy/websites/#cookies
Please consult the documentation of the installed browser.