WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small text files which some platforms, such as webpages, can install in your computer, smartphone, tablet or connected television, when accessing to them. Their functions can be really diverse: saving their browsing preferences, compile statistical information, allow certain technical functionalities, save and retrieve information about web browsing habits or preferences of one user or their PC to the extent, in some occasions, depending on the information these contain and the way the PC is used, of being able to recognize the user. A cookie is stored in a computer to customize and facilitate as far as possible the user’s browsing experience. Cookies are only associated with a user, so no references are provided that might reveal personal data of the user. The user will be able to set up their browser to notify or prevent the installation of cookies by the Website.
WHY ARE THEY IMPORTANT?
Cookies are useful for different reasons. From a technical viewpoint, they enable Webpages to work in a more agile manner, and adapted to the user’s preferences, for example, by saving their language and the currency of their country. Moreover, they help the website administrator to enhance the services they use, thanks to the statistical information collected by cookies. Finally, they are useful to make more efficient the publicity we show you, thanks to which, we can offer services free of charge
Browsing this web means the following type of cookies can be installed:
Performance enhancing cookies
This kind of cookies preserves their preferences for certain tools or services so these do not need to be reconfigured every time you visit our webpage and, in some cases, they can be provided by a third party. Some examples of these type of cookies are: volume setting in the media players, article sorting preferences or video playback speed. In case of e-commerce, they can save information about your shopping cart.
Statistical Analysis Cookies
They are those that, either managed by use or by a third party, they can quantify the number of visitors and analyze statistically the use that users make of our services. Thanks to them we can analyze the browsing on our webpage, this way improving the offer of products or services we offer. These cookies will not be associated with any personal data which may identify the user, offering information about the surfing behavior in an anonymous manner.
These cookies are used by software which aim to track down geographically the location of the computer, smartphone, tablet or connected television, so as to anonymously offer the most convenient contents and services.
Traffic Log Cookies
They are cookies that identify you as a user and indicate when you have logged in to the Website. These cookies are used to identify your user account and the services associated, facilitating this way your browsing experience. These cookies are saved until you log off, close your browser or turn off the system. These cookies can be used in combination with analytical data to identify your preferences on our Website individually.
They are those that, either managed by ourselves or by a third party, allow to manage efficiently the advertising spaces in our Website, adequating the advertising content to the content of the service demanded or the use it makes of our webpage. Thanks to them, we can get to know your browsing habits on Internet or show you advertising related to your Web surfing profile.
Other third party Cookies
In some of our webpages, third party cookies which enable managing and enhancing the services offered by these can be installed. One example of this use are links to Social Networking sites that can share our contents.
HOW CAN I CONFIGURE MY PREFERENCES?
You can allow, block or eliminate the cookies installed on your system by means of your Internet browser settings.
Below we offer the different links on which you will find information about how to activate your preferences in the different web browsers:
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
- Internet explorer 5/6/7/8/9/10/11
- Safari 5/6/7/8/iOS
- Windows Phone
WHAT HAPPENS IF THE COOKIES ARE DISABLED?
In case of blocking or not accepting the installation of cookies, it is possible that some of the services offered on our website which require of the use of these may be disabled, and as such, will not be available for you, so you may not make the most of what our web and its applications offer you. It is also possible that the performance quality of the webpage can decrease.
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