INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
Due to the coming into force of the amendment to the “Information Society Services Act” (LSSICE) established by Royal Decree 13/2012, the express consent of users of all websites employing non-essential cookies must be obtained before they browse the website.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies and other similar technologies such as local shared objects, flash cookies and tracking pixels are tools employed by web servers to store and retrieve information about their visitors, as well as to ensure proper functioning of the site.
Using these tools allows the web server to retain various details relating to the user, such as their preferences for the presentation of pages from this server, their name and password, the products that interest them most, and so on.
COOKIES AFFECTED BY THE REGULATION AND EXEMPTED COOKIES
According to the EU directive, cookies used for analytics, advertising and membership require the informed consent of the user, while those of a technical nature and those necessary for the functioning of the website or for services expressly requested by the user are exempt.
WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES ARE THERE?
There are five main types of cookies:
- Analytical cookies: collect information about the usage of the website.
- Social cookies: those cookies necessary for external social networks.
- Affiliate cookies: allow tracking of visits from other sites with which the website has an affiliation contract (affiliated companies).
- Advertising and behavioural cookies: collect information about the user’s preferences and personal choices (retargeting).
- Technical and functional cookies: those cookies strictly necessary for the use of the website and for the provision of the contracted service.
COOKIES USED ON THIS WEBSITE
- has_js: strictly necessary technical cookie which contains the session identifier. It is deleted when the browser is closed.
- _ga: Google Analytics cookie which enables the unique visitors monitoring function. This cookie will be installed the first time a user accesses the website using a browser. When this user accesses the website again using the same browser, the cookie will count them as the same user. The user will only be counted as different user if they change browser. Expires two years after the last activation.
- _gat: This cookie is associated with Google Analytics, and is used to limit the request rate, restricting data collection on websites with high traffic. Expires after 10 minutes.
- _gid: This cookie is associated with Google Analytics, and is used to identify visitors. Expires after 24 hours.
REVOKING PERMISSIONS TO SET COOKIES
HOW TO DELETE COOKIES FROM THE BROWSER
1. Clock on the “options” icon
2. Click on “settings”.
3. Click on “Show advanced options”.
4. Click on “Content Settings” in the “Privacy” section.
• Delete cookies: Click on “all cookies and site data”…
• Do not allow cookies to be saved.
5. Click on “Clear browsing data (clear cache).
6. Close and restart the browser.
For more information about Chrome, click here: http://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=es
Internet Explorer. Version 11
1. Select “Tools | Internet options”.
2. Click on the tab “General”.
3. In the section “Browsing history”, select the “Delete browsing history on exit” checkbox.
4. Click on “Delete…”.
5. Select “Cookies and website data”.
6. Click on “delete”.
7. Click on “OK”.
8. Close and restart the browser.
For more information about Internet Explorer, click here: https://support.microsoft.com/es-es/kb/278835
Firefox. Version 18
1. Select Firefox | History | Clear recent history.
2. Click on the upward-pointing arrow next to “Details”.
3. Select the following checkboxes Cookies, Cache, active logins
4. Select “Everything” from the “Time range to clear” drop-down menu..
5. Click on “Delete now”.
6. Close and restart the browser.
You can individually accept or block cookies in the Firefox preferences, in the section “History”, found in “Tools > Options > Privacy”.
For more information about Mozilla Firefox, click here: https://www.mozilla.org/es-ES/privacy/websites/#cookies
Safari Version 5.1
1. Select the Safari icon / Edit | Reset Safari.
2. Select the following checkboxes Delete history, clear all website data
3. Click on “Reset”.
4. Close and restart the browser.
For more information about, Safari, click here: https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=es_ES
Options – Advanced – Cookies.
The cookies options control the way in which Opera manages cookies, and so whether it rejects or blocks them.
For more information about Opera, click here: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/security-and-privacy/#clearBrowsingData
Refer to the documentation for your installed browser.