¿Qué son las cookies y para qué las usamos?

Una cookie o galleta informática es un pequeño archivo de información que se guarda en su navegador cada vez que visita nuestra página web.

La utilidad de las cookies es guardar el historial de su actividad en nuestra página web, de manera que, cuando la visite nuevamente, ésta pueda identificarle y configurar el contenido de la misma en base a sus hábitos de navegación, identidad y preferencias.

Una cookie es inofensiva, no contiene código malicioso o malintencionado (ej. virus, troyanos, gusanos, etc.) que pueda dañar su terminal (ordenador, smartphone, tableta, etc.), pero sí tiene cierto impacto sobre su derecho a la protección de sus datos, pues recoge determinada información concerniente a su persona (hábitos de navegación, identidad, preferencias, etc.). 

 

¿Qué información guarda una cookie?

Las cookies no suelen recoger categorías especiales de datos personales (datos sensibles). Los datos que guardan son de carácter técnico, preferencias personales, personalización de contenidos, etc. 

 

¿Qué tipo de cookies existen?

Con carácter general, existen cinco tipos de cookies:

    • Cookies técnicas:

Son las cookies más básicas. Permiten al usuario la navegación a través de una página web, plataforma o aplicación y la utilización de las diferentes opciones o servicios que en ella existan como, por ejemplo, controlar el tráfico y la comunicación de datos, identificar la sesión, acceder a partes de acceso restringido, recordar los elementos que integran un pedido, realizar el proceso de compra de un pedido, realizar la solicitud de inscripción o participación en un evento, utilizar elementos de seguridad durante la navegación, almacenar contenidos para la difusión de videos o sonido o compartir contenidos a través de redes sociales.

    • Cookies de personalización: 

Son aquéllas que permiten al usuario acceder al servicio con algunas características de carácter general predefinidas en función de una serie de criterios en el terminal del usuario como por ejemplo serian el idioma, el tipo de navegador a través del cual accede al servicio, la configuración regional desde donde accede al servicio, etc.

    • Cookies de análisis:

Son aquéllas que permiten al responsable de las mismas, el seguimiento y análisis del comportamiento de los usuarios de los sitios web a los que están vinculadas. La información recogida mediante este tipo de cookies se utiliza en la medición de la actividad de los sitios web, aplicación o plataforma y para la elaboración de perfiles de navegación de los usuarios de dichos sitios, aplicaciones y plataformas, con el fin de introducir mejoras en función del análisis de los datos de uso que hacen los usuarios del servicio.

    • Cookies publicitarias:

Son aquéllas que permiten la gestión, de la forma más eficaz posible, de los espacios publicitarios que, en su caso, el responsable haya incluido en una página web, aplicación o plataforma desde la que presta el servicio solicitado en base a criterios como el contenido editado o la frecuencia en la que se muestran los anuncios.

    • Cookies de publicidad comportamental: 

Son aquéllas que permiten la gestión, de la forma más eficaz posible, de los espacios publicitarios que, en su caso, el responsable haya incluido en una página web, aplicación o plataforma desde la que presta el servicio solicitado. Estas cookies almacenan información del comportamiento de los usuarios obtenida a través de la observación continuada de sus hábitos de navegación, lo que permite desarrollar un perfil específico para mostrar publicidad en función del mismo.

 

¿Qué son las cookies propias y las de terceros?

    • Cookies de propias: 

Las cookies propias son aquellas que se generan y gestionan por el propio responsable que presta el servicio solicitado por el usuario.

    • Cookies de terceros: 

Son aquellas que se generan por otras entidades distintas al propio responsable (servicios o proveedores externos, como por ejemplo Google).

 

¿Qué tipo de cookies guarda nuestra página web?

A continuación, procedemos a relacionar el tipo de cookies que guarda nuestra página web y la finalidad de las mismas:

Tipo de cookie Finalidad

Cuándo y cómo se guarda

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

¿Qué puedo hacer con las cookies?

Las cookies pueden ser borradas, aceptadas o bloqueadas, según desee, para esto sólo debe configurar convenientemente el navegador web.

En cualquier momento, puede impedir la instalación de cookies (bloqueo) en su equipo mediante la opción correspondiente de su navegador, pero en dicho caso no podremos asegurarle el correcto funcionamiento de las distintas funcionalidades de nuestra página web.

A continuación, le facilitamos los enlaces para la gestión y bloqueo de cookies dependiendo del navegador que utilice:

También puede borrar las cookies que tenga guardadas en su navegador acudiendo a las opciones de configuración del mismo.

A cookie is a small text file that is stored in your browser when you visit almost any web page. Its function is that the web is able to remember your visit when you browse that page again. Cookies usually store information of a technical nature, personal preferences, personalisation of contents, usage statistics, links to social networks, access to user accounts, etc. The cookie’s purpose is to adapt web content to your profile and needs; without cookies the services offered by any web page would be significantly diminished. If you would like to consult more information on what cookies are, what they store, how to erase them, to disable them, etc., please use this link.

 

Cookies used on this website

In accordance with the guidelines of the Spanish Data Protection Agency, below we describe the cookies that this website uses, in order to inform you in the greatest possible detail.

The cookies used on the website are solely associated with an anonymous user and their computer, and in themselves do not provide the user’s personal data.

The use of cookies enables the website’s host server to recognise the user’s web browser with the aim of improving the user experience, for example, allowing previously registered users access to areas, services, promotions or competitions reserved exclusively for them, without the need for completing a new registration with each visit. They are also used to measure audiences, traffic parameters and control the number and progress of visits.

The cookies used on this website are, in any case, of a temporary nature with the sole objective of ensuring the efficiency of the ensuing communication. Cookies will not be used, under any circumstances, to collect personal information.

This website uses the following own cookies:

  • Session cookies, are designed to receive and store information while a user is accessing a web page. They are usually deployed for storing information in order to provide the service requested by the user, storing it for one session only. On our website, they guarantee that users who comment in the blog are human and not bots. This avoids spam
  • Performance cookies collect information about website use (such as the pages visited or errors that are produced) and the help us to identify and resolve issues, quantify user numbers or measure website use. All information collected is anonymous and helps us to understand our website´s performance, carrying out the appropriate enhancements to improve your browsing experience.

Use of these cookies will allow:

You to browse on our website and at the same time, enable us to collect information about how you use it, helping us to gauge its usability and implement the necessary improvements. These cookies will not collect any information that can be used for advertising purposes, or information regarding your preferences (such as your user information), beyond this particular visit.

This website uses the following third-party cookies:

  • Google Analytics: This stores cookies in order to create statistics regarding traffic and volume of visits to this website. By using this website, you agree to Google processing this information about you. Therefore, exercising any right in this respect must be notified directly to Google.

Google Analytics is Google’s free web analysis tool that, in principle, allows website owners to understand how their users interact with their website.

In order to prepare statistics for this website we use cookies with the aim of gauging users’ repeat visits and the content that most interests them. This means that we can focus on improving the most frequently visited areas and help users find what they want more easily. Information about your visit to this website may be used to perform statistical analysis and calculations of anonymous data, as well as ensuring the continuity of the service or carry out improvements in its websites. For more information, consult our privacy policy via the following link [http://www.google.com/intl/es/policies/privacy/]

  • External social networks:  Are used to provide users with the opportunity to interact with the content of different social networks (Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, etc.) which are generated only for users of such social networks. The conditions of cookie usage and the information collected is governed by the privacy policy operated by the corresponding social network.

 

Disabling or deleting cookies

At any time, you can exercise your right to disable or delete this website’s cookies. These actions are carried out differently according to the browser you are using. Below is a quick guide for the most popular browsers.

You may erase or block cookies on this website, though some parts of the website may either not work or run with a reduced quality.

Should you have any queries relating to our cookie policy, contact this website by choosing one of the channels provided in Contact.

 

Additional notes

  • Neither this website nor its legal representatives accept liability either for the content or the veracity of the privacy policies that the third parties mentioned in this cookie policy may have.
  • Web browsers are the tools responsible for storing cookies and it is from there you should exercise your right to delete or disable them. Neither this website nor its legal representatives can guarantee the correct or incorrect processing of cookies by said browsers.
  • In some cases, cookies must be installed to remind the browser of your decision not to accept them.
  • In the case of Google Analytics cookies, this company stores cookies in servers located in the United States and undertakes not to share them with third parties, except in cases where it is necessary for the system’s operation or when the law so applies. According to Google, they do not save your IP address. Google Inc. is a company adhered to the Safe Harbour Agreement, which guarantees that all data transferred will be processed with a level of protection in accordance with European regulations. You may consult detailed information in this respect by clicking on this link. If you would like information on the use that Google makes of cookies we attach this further link.
  • For any doubts or queries regarding this cookie policy, please do not hesitate to notify us via the contact section.

 

 

 

More information on cookies

 

What is a cookie?

This page uses cookies. Cookies are small harmless text files generated by web pages that you visit, that are stored in your web browser, and which contain session information that is potentially useful later in the web page. The web page remembers your information in this way, facilitating your future visits to this page and making them more useful for you.

As an anecdote, although many people are unaware of this, cookies are in no way a new development from the progress or technological advances achieved in recent years, they have been in use for 20 years, since the first web browsers appeared on the World Wide Web.

The main uses of cookies are:

To control users: when a user submits their username and password, a cookie is stored so that this same information does not need to be repeatedly provided for every page on the server, However, a cookie does not identify only a person, but a combination of computer-browser-user.

To obtain information about user browsing habits, spyware attempts by advertising and other agencies. This can cause privacy issues and is one of the reasons that cookies have their detractors.

 

What is NOT a cookie?

It is not a virus, or a Trojan, or a worm, or spam, or spyware, and does not open pop-up windows. In summary, it is nothing that can harm neither your computer nor yourself, in any way.

 

What information does a cookie store?

Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about you, such as credit cards or bank data, photos, your ID number or personal information, etc. The data they save are of a technical nature, personal preferences, content personalisation, etc.

The web server does not associate it to you as a person but to your web browser. In fact, if you normally browse with Internet Explorer and try browsing the same website with Firefox or Chrome, you will see that the web does not realise that you are the same person, because in fact it is associating with the browser, not the person.

 

How do cookies work?

Cookies can only store text, and is generally anonymous and encrypted. Personal information is not stored in a cookie and neither can they be associated with an identified or identifiable person.

The data allows this web page to keep its information within its pages, and also to analyse the way of interacting with the website. Cookies are safe as they can only store information placed there by the browser, which has been introduced by the user or was included in the page request. If a web page encrypts the cookie information, only that web page can read it.

 

What types of cookies exist?

Cookies used by this web page can be distinguished using the following criteria:

Types of cookies can be distinguished by the purpose of processing the information obtained:Technical cookies: These cookies enable the user to browse the website or platform and use the different options or services, for example, traffic control and data communication, session identification, access to restricted areas, remember the elements that make up an order, carry out a purchase process of an order, perform event registration or participation, use of security elements while browsing, storage of contents for broadcasting video or sound or share via social networks.Personalisation cookies: These cookies allow the user to access the service with some predefined characteristics of a general nature, based on a series of criteria in the user´s terminal, such as language, the type of browser being used to access this service, regional settings from the point of access to the service, etc.Analytics cookies: These cookies enable their managers to monitor and analyse user behaviour, as well as that of associated websites. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure activity of a web page, application or platform and to create user browsing profiles of these websites, applications or platforms, with the aim of making improvements based on usage data analysis of those using the service.

Types of cookies according to the managing entity:

We can distinguish the following cookies, according to the entity managing the device or domain from which that cookies are sent and which processes the data obtained:

Own cookies: They are sent from the user´s terminal from a device or domain managed by the editor and from that which provides the service requested by the user.

Third: Are those sent to the user´s terminal device from a computer or domain which is not managed by the editor, but by another entity which processes the data obtained from the cookies,

In a case where the cookies are installed from a device or domain managed by the editor, but the information collected by them is managed by a third party, they cannot be considered as own cookies.

Types of cookies according to the tie period for which they remain active:

Types of cookies can be distinguished by the period of time they remain active in a device:

Session cookies: These types of cookies are designed to collect and store data while the user accesses the website. They are usually deployed to store information that only serves for providing the service requested by the user on one occasion only (e.g. a list of products acquired).

Persistent cookies: With these cookies data remains stored on the terminal and can be accessed and processed during a period defined by the cookie manager, which can range from a few minutes to a number of years.

 

Types of cookies according to their purpose:

Types of cookies can be distinguished by the purpose of processing the information obtained:

Technical cookies: These cookies enable the user to browse the website or platform and use the different options or services, for example, traffic control and data communication, session identification, access to restricted areas, remember the elements that make up an order, carry out a purchase process of an order, perform event registration or participation, use of security elements while browsing, storage of contents for broadcasting video or sound or share via social networks.

Personalisation cookies: These cookies allow the user to access the service with some predefined characteristics of a general nature, based on a series of criteria in the user´s terminal, such as language, the type of browser being used to access this service, regional settings from the point of access to the service, etc.

Analytics cookies: These cookies enable their managers to monitor and analyse user behaviour, as well as that of associated websites. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure activity of a web page, application or platform and to create user browsing profiles of these websites, applications or platforms, with the aim of making improvements based on usage data analysis of those using the service.

 

Can cookies be deleted?

Yes. Not just delete, but also block, generally or particularly for a specific domain.

To delete a website’s cookies, you must go your browser’s settings and there you can find the cookies associated with the domain in question and delete them. Should cookies be deleted, some parts of the website may not work efficiently or may run with a reduced quality.

 

What happens if I disable cookies?

So you can understand the effect that disabling cookies may have, below are some examples:

  • You won’t be able to share contents from that web page on Facebook, Twitter or any other social network.
  • The website won’t be able to adapt its contents to your personal preferences.
  • You won’t be able to access your personal area of the website, My account.
  • You won’t be able to personalise your geographical preferences, such as time zone, currency or language.
  • The website won’t be able to make web analysis on web visitors and traffic, which will make the web less competitive.
  • You won’t be able to write on the blog, upload photos, publish comments, value or score content. The web won’t know whether you are a human or a bot that publishes spam.
  • All social networks use cookies: if you disable them, you won’t be able to use any social .

[:nl]A cookie is a small text file that is stored in your browser when you visit almost any web page. Its function is that the web is able to remember your visit when you browse that page again. Cookies usually store information of a technical nature, personal preferences, personalisation of contents, usage statistics, links to social networks, access to user accounts, etc. The cookie’s purpose is to adapt web content to your profile and needs; without cookies the services offered by any web page would be significantly diminished. If you would like to consult more information on what cookies are, what they store, how to erase them, to disable them, etc., please use this link.

 

Cookies used on this website

In accordance with the guidelines of the Spanish Data Protection Agency, below we describe the cookies that this website uses, in order to inform you in the greatest possible detail.

The cookies used on the website are solely associated with an anonymous user and their computer, and in themselves do not provide the user’s personal data.

The use of cookies enables the website’s host server to recognise the user’s web browser with the aim of improving the user experience, for example, allowing previously registered users access to areas, services, promotions or competitions reserved exclusively for them, without the need for completing a new registration with each visit. They are also used to measure audiences, traffic parameters and control the number and progress of visits.

The cookies used on this website are, in any case, of a temporary nature with the sole objective of ensuring the efficiency of the ensuing communication. Cookies will not be used, under any circumstances, to collect personal information.

This website uses the following own cookies:

  • Session cookies, are designed to receive and store information while a user is accessing a web page. They are usually deployed for storing information in order to provide the service requested by the user, storing it for one session only. On our website, they guarantee that users who comment in the blog are human and not bots. This avoids spam
  • Performance cookies collect information about website use (such as the pages visited or errors that are produced) and the help us to identify and resolve issues, quantify user numbers or measure website use. All information collected is anonymous and helps us to understand our website´s performance, carrying out the appropriate enhancements to improve your browsing experience.

Use of these cookies will allow:

You to browse on our website and at the same time, enable us to collect information about how you use it, helping us to gauge its usability and implement the necessary improvements. These cookies will not collect any information that can be used for advertising purposes, or information regarding your preferences (such as your user information), beyond this particular visit.

This website uses the following third-party cookies:

  • Google Analytics: This stores cookies in order to create statistics regarding traffic and volume of visits to this website. By using this website, you agree to Google processing this information about you. Therefore, exercising any right in this respect must be notified directly to Google.

Google Analytics is Google’s free web analysis tool that, in principle, allows website owners to understand how their users interact with their website.

In order to prepare statistics for this website we use cookies with the aim of gauging users’ repeat visits and the content that most interests them. This means that we can focus on improving the most frequently visited areas and help users find what they want more easily. Information about your visit to this website may be used to perform statistical analysis and calculations of anonymous data, as well as ensuring the continuity of the service or carry out improvements in its websites. For more information, consult our privacy policy via the following link [http://www.google.com/intl/es/policies/privacy/]

  • External social networks:  Are used to provide users with the opportunity to interact with the content of different social networks (Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, etc.) which are generated only for users of such social networks. The conditions of cookie usage and the information collected is governed by the privacy policy operated by the corresponding social network.

 

Disabling or deleting cookies

At any time, you can exercise your right to disable or delete this website’s cookies. These actions are carried out differently according to the browser you are using. Below is a quick guide for the most popular browsers.

You may erase or block cookies on this website, though some parts of the website may either not work or run with a reduced quality.

Should you have any queries relating to our cookie policy, contact this website by choosing one of the channels provided in Contact.

 

Additional notes

  • Neither this website nor its legal representatives accept liability either for the content or the veracity of the privacy policies that the third parties mentioned in this cookie policy may have.
  • Web browsers are the tools responsible for storing cookies and it is from there you should exercise your right to delete or disable them. Neither this website nor its legal representatives can guarantee the correct or incorrect processing of cookies by said browsers.
  • In some cases, cookies must be installed to remind the browser of your decision not to accept them.
  • In the case of Google Analytics cookies, this company stores cookies in servers located in the United States and undertakes not to share them with third parties, except in cases where it is necessary for the system’s operation or when the law so applies. According to Google, they do not save your IP address. Google Inc. is a company adhered to the Safe Harbour Agreement, which guarantees that all data transferred will be processed with a level of protection in accordance with European regulations. You may consult detailed information in this respect by clicking on this link. If you would like information on the use that Google makes of cookies we attach this further link.
  • For any doubts or queries regarding this cookie policy, please do not hesitate to notify us via the contact section.

 

 

 

More information on cookies

 

What is a cookie?

This page uses cookies. Cookies are small harmless text files generated by web pages that you visit, that are stored in your web browser, and which contain session information that is potentially useful later in the web page. The web page remembers your information in this way, facilitating your future visits to this page and making them more useful for you.

As an anecdote, although many people are unaware of this, cookies are in no way a new development from the progress or technological advances achieved in recent years, they have been in use for 20 years, since the first web browsers appeared on the World Wide Web.

The main uses of cookies are:

To control users: when a user submits their username and password, a cookie is stored so that this same information does not need to be repeatedly provided for every page on the server, However, a cookie does not identify only a person, but a combination of computer-browser-user.

To obtain information about user browsing habits, spyware attempts by advertising and other agencies. This can cause privacy issues and is one of the reasons that cookies have their detractors.

 

What is NOT a cookie?

It is not a virus, or a Trojan, or a worm, or spam, or spyware, and does not open pop-up windows. In summary, it is nothing that can harm neither your computer nor yourself, in any way.

 

What information does a cookie store?

Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about you, such as credit cards or bank data, photos, your ID number or personal information, etc. The data they save are of a technical nature, personal preferences, content personalisation, etc.

The web server does not associate it to you as a person but to your web browser. In fact, if you normally browse with Internet Explorer and try browsing the same website with Firefox or Chrome, you will see that the web does not realise that you are the same person, because in fact it is associating with the browser, not the person.

 

How do cookies work?

Cookies can only store text, and is generally anonymous and encrypted. Personal information is not stored in a cookie and neither can they be associated with an identified or identifiable person.

The data allows this web page to keep its information within its pages, and also to analyse the way of interacting with the website. Cookies are safe as they can only store information placed there by the browser, which has been introduced by the user or was included in the page request. If a web page encrypts the cookie information, only that web page can read it.

 

What types of cookies exist?

Cookies used by this web page can be distinguished using the following criteria:

Types of cookies can be distinguished by the purpose of processing the information obtained:Technical cookies: These cookies enable the user to browse the website or platform and use the different options or services, for example, traffic control and data communication, session identification, access to restricted areas, remember the elements that make up an order, carry out a purchase process of an order, perform event registration or participation, use of security elements while browsing, storage of contents for broadcasting video or sound or share via social networks.Personalisation cookies: These cookies allow the user to access the service with some predefined characteristics of a general nature, based on a series of criteria in the user´s terminal, such as language, the type of browser being used to access this service, regional settings from the point of access to the service, etc.Analytics cookies: These cookies enable their managers to monitor and analyse user behaviour, as well as that of associated websites. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure activity of a web page, application or platform and to create user browsing profiles of these websites, applications or platforms, with the aim of making improvements based on usage data analysis of those using the service.

Types of cookies according to the managing entity:

We can distinguish the following cookies, according to the entity managing the device or domain from which that cookies are sent and which processes the data obtained:

Own cookies: They are sent from the user´s terminal from a device or domain managed by the editor and from that which provides the service requested by the user.

Third: Are those sent to the user´s terminal device from a computer or domain which is not managed by the editor, but by another entity which processes the data obtained from the cookies,

In a case where the cookies are installed from a device or domain managed by the editor, but the information collected by them is managed by a third party, they cannot be considered as own cookies.

Types of cookies according to the tie period for which they remain active:

Types of cookies can be distinguished by the period of time they remain active in a device:

Session cookies: These types of cookies are designed to collect and store data while the user accesses the website. They are usually deployed to store information that only serves for providing the service requested by the user on one occasion only (e.g. a list of products acquired).

Persistent cookies: With these cookies data remains stored on the terminal and can be accessed and processed during a period defined by the cookie manager, which can range from a few minutes to a number of years.

 

Types of cookies according to their purpose:

Types of cookies can be distinguished by the purpose of processing the information obtained:

Technical cookies: These cookies enable the user to browse the website or platform and use the different options or services, for example, traffic control and data communication, session identification, access to restricted areas, remember the elements that make up an order, carry out a purchase process of an order, perform event registration or participation, use of security elements while browsing, storage of contents for broadcasting video or sound or share via social networks.

Personalisation cookies: These cookies allow the user to access the service with some predefined characteristics of a general nature, based on a series of criteria in the user´s terminal, such as language, the type of browser being used to access this service, regional settings from the point of access to the service, etc.

Analytics cookies: These cookies enable their managers to monitor and analyse user behaviour, as well as that of associated websites. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure activity of a web page, application or platform and to create user browsing profiles of these websites, applications or platforms, with the aim of making improvements based on usage data analysis of those using the service.

 

Can cookies be deleted?

Yes. Not just delete, but also block, generally or particularly for a specific domain.

To delete a website’s cookies, you must go your browser’s settings and there you can find the cookies associated with the domain in question and delete them. Should cookies be deleted, some parts of the website may not work efficiently or may run with a reduced quality.

 

What happens if I disable cookies?

So you can understand the effect that disabling cookies may have, below are some examples:

  • You won’t be able to share contents from that web page on Facebook, Twitter or any other social network.
  • The website won’t be able to adapt its contents to your personal preferences.
  • You won’t be able to access your personal area of the website, My account.
  • You won’t be able to personalise your geographical preferences, such as time zone, currency or language.
  • The website won’t be able to make web analysis on web visitors and traffic, which will make the web less competitive.
  • You won’t be able to write on the blog, upload photos, publish comments, value or score content. The web won’t know whether you are a human or a bot that publishes spam.
  • All social networks use cookies: if you disable them, you won’t be able to use any social .