INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
Due to the entry into force of the aforementioned amendment of the “Law on Information Society Services” (LSSICE) established by Royal Decree 13/2012, it is obligation to obtain the express consent of the user of all websites that use expendable cookies, before the latter navigates through them.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies and other similar 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 provide a proper functioning of the Site.
By using these devices the Web server is allowed to remember some data concerning the user, such as his preferences for viewing the pages of that server, name and password, products that interest him most, etc.
COOKIES AFFECTED BY THE REGULATIONS AND EXCEPTED COOKIES
According to the EU directive, cookies that require informed consent by the user are analytical cookies and advertising and affiliation cookies, except those of a technical nature and those necessary for the operation of the website or the provision of services expressly requested by the user.
WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES ARE THERE?
On the types of cookies, there are five main groups:
- Analytical cookies: collect information about the use that is made of the website.
- Social cookies: these are necessary for external social networks.
- Affiliate cookies: allow to track visits from other websites, with which the website establishes an affiliation contract (affiliate companies).
- Advertising and behavioral cookies: collect information about the preferences and personal choices of the user (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
- PHPSESSID: a technical and strictly necessary cookie that contains the session id. It is deleted when you close the browser.
- _lang: a technical and strictly necessary cookie containing the language of the session. It is deleted when you close the browser.
- ac_cookies: a technical and strictly necessary cookie that contains the value of whether the installation of cookies has been accepted. Expires 1 year from the last update.
- _ga: A Google Analytics cookie that enables the unique visit control feature. The first time a user enters the website through a browser this cookie will be installed. When this user re-enters the website with the same browser, the cookie will consider that it is the same user. Only in the event that the user changes browser, will be considered another user. Expires 2 years after the last update.
- _gat: This cookie is associated with Google Analytics Universal. It is used to limit the request rate – limiting data collection on high-traffic sites. Expires after 10 minutes.
- _utma: Google Analytics cookie that records the date of the first and last time the user visited the website. Expires 2 years after the last update.
- _utmb: Google Analytics cookie that records the time of arrival on the website. Expires 30 minutes after the last update.
- _utmc: Google Analytics cookie used for interoperability with the urchin.js tracking code. It is deleted when you close the browser.
- _utmt: Google Analytics cookie. This cookie is used to process the type of request requested by the user. Expires at the end of the session.
- _utmv: Google Analytics cookie. This cookie is used to segment demographic data. Expires at the end of the session.
- _utmz: A Google Analytics cookie that stores the traffic source or campaign to explain how the user came to the website. Expires 6 months after the last update.
REVOCATION OF CONSENT TO INSTALL COOKIES
HOW TO REMOVE COOKIES FROM YOUR BROWSER
1. Select the Tools icon
2. Click Settings.
3. Click Show Advanced Options.
4. In the “Privacy” section, click Content Settings.
• Delete cookies: Click All cookies and site data…
• Do not allow cookies to be stored.
5. Click Delete Browsing Data (Empty Cache).
6. Close and restart the browser.
For more information about Chrome click here: //support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=es
Internet Explorer. Version 11
1. Select Tools ? Internet options.
2. Click the General tab.
3. In the “Browsing history” section, click Delete browsing history on exit.
4. Select Delete Files.
5. Select Delete cookies.
6. Click Delete.
7. Click OK.
8. Close and restart the browser.
For more information about Internet Explorer click here:
Firefox. Version 18
1. Select Firefox ? History Clean up recent history.
2. Next to “Details”, click the down arrow.
3. Select the following check boxes: Cookies, Cache, Active Logins
4. Using the “Time interval to delete” from the drop-down menu, select All.
5. Click Clear Now.
6. Close and restart the browser.
You can accept or reject cookies individually in Firefox Preferences > in > the History section available in Privacy Options Tools.
For more information about Mozilla Firefox click here: //www.mozilla.org/es-ES/privacy/websites/#cookies
Safari Version 5.1
1. Select the Safari/Edit icon Restore Safari.
2. Select the following checkboxes: Clear history, Delete all website data
3. Click Reset.
4. Close and restart the browser.
For more information about Safari click here: //support.apple.com/kb/PH5042
Options – Advanced – Cookies.
The cookie options control how Opera handles them and therefore their acceptance or rejection.
For more information on Opera click here: //help.opera.com/Linux/10.60/es-ES/cookies.html
Refer to your installed browser documentation.