What are cookies?
Cookies are a set of data that a server deposits in the user’s browser to collect standard Internet registration information and information on the behavior of visitors to a website. In other words, these are small text files that are stored on the computer’s hard drive and that serve to identify the user when they connect to the website again. Its purpose is to record the user’s visit and save certain information. Its use is common and frequent on the web as it allows the pages to function more efficiently and achieve greater personalization and analysis of user behavior.
What types of cookies are there?
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 for which they serve is fulfilled (for example, so that the user remains identified in the services of) or when they are manually deleted. Additionally, depending on their objective, cookies can be classified as follows:
This type of Cookie remembers your preferences for the tools found in the services, so you do not have to reconfigure the service each time you visit. As an example, this typology includes: Volume settings for video or sound players. The video transmission speeds that are compatible with your browser. The objects stored in the “shopping cart” in e-commerce services such as stores.
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 content to your location.
Registration cookies are generated once the user has registered or subsequently opened his session, and are used to identify him in the services with the following objectives:
Keeping the user identified so that, if they close a service, the browser or the computer and at another time or another day they re-enter said service, they will continue to be identified, thus facilitating their browsing without having to identify themselves again. This functionality can be suppressed if the user presses the [close session] functionality, so that this cookie is eliminated and the next time the user enters the service, the user will have to log in to be identified.
Check if the user is authorized to access certain services, for example, to participate in a contest.
Additionally, some services may use connectors with social networks such as Facebook or Twitter. When the user registers in a service with credentials from a social network, they authorize the social network to save a persistent Cookie that remembers their identity and guarantees access to the services until it expires. The user can delete this Cookie and revoke access to services through social networks by updating their preferences in the specific social network.
Every time a user visits a service, a tool from an external provider generates an analytical cookie on the user’s computer. This cookie, which is only generated during the visit, will serve in future visits to the services of to identify the visitor anonymously. The main objectives pursued are:
Allow anonymous identification of browsing users through the cookie (it identifies browsers and devices, not people) and therefore the approximate count of the number of visitors and their trend over time.
Anonymously identify the most visited content and therefore the most attractive to users. Know if the user who is accessing is new or repeats visit.
Important: Unless the user decides to register for a service, the cookie will never be associated with any personal data that can identify them. These cookies will only be used for statistical purposes that help optimize the user experience on the site.
This type of cookies allows you to expand the information of the advertisements shown to each anonymous user in the services of. Among others, the duration or frequency of viewing advertising positions, the interaction with them, or the browsing patterns and / or behaviors of the user are stored as they help to form a profile of advertising interest. In this way, they allow to offer advertising related to the interests of the user.
Third-party advertising cookies
In addition to the advertising managed by the websites of their services, the websites offer their advertisers the option of serving advertisements through third parties (“Ad-Servers”). In this way, these third parties can store cookies sent from the services of users’ browsers, as well as access the data stored in them.
The companies that generate these cookies have their own privacy policies. Currently, the websites use the Doubleclick (Google) platform to manage these services. For more information, go to
How can I disable cookies in my browser?
The different browsers can be configured to notify the user of the receipt of cookies and, if desired, prevent their installation on the computer. Likewise, the user can check in his browser which cookies he has installed and what is the expiration period of the same, being able to eliminate them.
For more information, consult the instructions and manuals of your browser:
For more information about the administration of cookies in Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome / answer / 95647? hl = es
For more information on managing cookies in Internet Explorer: http: // windows .microsoft.com / en-es / windows-vista / cookies-frequently-asked-questions
For more information about the administration of cookies in Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-we
For more information about managing cookies in Safari: http://www.apple.com / en / privacy / use-of-cookies /
For more information on managing cookies in Opera: http://help.opera.com/ Windows / 11.50 / en-ES / cookies.html
If you want to stop being followed by Google Analytics visit: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
To know more about cookies
You can obtain more information about online advertising based on behavior and online privacy at the following link: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ is /
Google Analytics data protection: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html a>
Updates and changes in the privacy / cookies policy
The websites can modify this Cookies Policy based on legislative and regulatory requirements, or in order to adapt said policy to the instructions issued by the Spanish Agency for Data Protection, therefore users are advised to visit it periodically.
When there are significant changes in this Cookies Policy, these will be communicated to users either through the web or through email to registered users.