What is a cookie?
A cookie is a file that is downloaded onto your computer when accessing certain websites. Cookies enable a website, amongst other things, to store and recover information about the browsing habits of a user or their device and, depending on the information they contain and the way in which the device is used, they can be used to recognise the user.
However, these measures only obtain information related to the number of pages viewed, the city to which the IP address that the site is accessed from is assigned to, the number of new visitors, the frequency and recurrence of the visits, the time of the visit, the browser or operator or type of terminal the visit is carried out from. Information is not gathered under any circumstances regarding the name, surname, postal address or other similar data about the user who has connected.
What types of cookies are there?
Cookies can be own cookies or third party cookies. Own cookies are those which are sent to the terminal equipment of the user from the equipment or domain managed by the Website’s editor, from which the service requested by the user is supplied. Third party cookies are those that are sent to the terminal equipment of the user from a device or domain which is not managed by the editor, but by another entity which handles the data obtained a through the cookies.
In addition, cookies can be session cookies or persistent cookies. The first are a type of cookie designed to collect and store data whilst the user accesses the website. Persistent cookies are a type of cookie which ensures data continues to be stored on the device and can be accessed and handled during a specific period of time by the person responsible for the cookie, which can be from a few minutes to several years.
Who is in charge of handling the cookies on this website?
The owner of the website and person responsible for the handling of cookies used here, as well as their contact details, can be accessed in the Legal Notice of this page. In addition, third party cookies which are separate from the owner of this website may exist, as explained below.
What cookies does this Website use?
This website uses its own cookies for the purpose of analysing patterns of traffic on the website, to ensure correct browsing, recognition of user preferences during their visit to the website and to provide you with the services that we offer through it, if applicable. These cookies are as follows:
- _icl_current_language: Stores the preferred language of the user on the website.
- _ga: Registers a unique ID which is used to generate statistical data about how the visitor uses the website.
- _gat: Used by Google Analytics to control the request rate.
- _gid: Registers a unique ID which is used to generate statistical data about how the visitor uses the website.
- bid: Sends user data to adapt the advertising shown to them.
This website uses the following third party cookies:
Analytical Cookies: These cookies, whether handled by us or by third parties, enable the number of users to be measured and their browsing to be analysed, being able to statistically measure and analyse the use made by the users. To do so, your browsing on our website is analysed for the purpose of improving its contents and providing a better service through it. These cookies are:
- ads/ga-audiences: Used by Google AdWords to reconnect with visitors that have the potential to become customers, based on the customer’s online behaviour through the websites.
- IDE: Used by Google DoubleClick to record and inform about the user’s actions on the website after viewing or clicking on one of the advertisements belonging to the advertiser with the aim of measuring the effectiveness of an advert and showing the user specific adverts.
pagead/1p-user-list/#: Used to track whether the visitor has shown a specific interest in products or events through
multiple websites and detect how the visitor navigates between websites – This is used to measure the advertising efforts and facilitate referral fees between sites.
- test_cookie: Used to check whether the user’s browser supports cookies.
Personalisation cookies: They enable a more personalised experience of the website content to be provided (e.g. language), to show relevant contents to the user and to send them the messages or warnings they request. These cookies are:
- lang: Remembers the language selected by a user to view a website with.
- collect: Collects data about the behaviour and interaction of the users. This is used to optimise the website and make the advertising on it more relevant.
- d/px: Collects data from the user’s preferences and behaviour on the website – This information is used to produce more relevant content and advertising for a specific user.
Social Network Cookies: Are those that facilitate and monitor the connection and publication of contents between this website and social networks. These cookies are:
- bcookie: Used by LinkedIn, the social networking service, to track the use of embedded services.
- bscookie: Used by LinkedIn, the social networking service, to track the use of embedded services.
lang: Established by LinkedIn when a web page contains an embedded “Follow us” panel.
- lidc: Used by LinkedIn, the social networking service, to track the use of embedded services.
- lissc: Used by LinkedIn, the social networking service, to track the use of embedded services.
- UserMatchHistory: Used to track visitors on multiple websites to show relevant advertising based on the visitor’s preferences.
- li_sugr: Used to store details of the browser.
The applications that use these third party cookies are the following:
For analytical cookies: Google Analytics, belonging to Google (https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage).
Act-on Tracker, to help us to offer you relevant content.
For Social network cookies: Google+ Platform, belonging to Google (https://developers.google.com/+/web/buttons-policy?hl=es).
Furthermore, these companies can use the data they obtain to improve their own services and to offer services to other companies. You can click on the link included in each case to obtain more information about these applications.
How long are the cookies saved for?
Lang (personalisation), ads/ga-audiences, collect, d/px and pagead/1p-user-list/# (analytical) cookies will only be stored for the duration of the user session._icl_current_language (personalisation), _gat, _gid, lidc and test_cookie (analytical) cookies will be stored for a period of one day.
UserMatchHistory (analytical) cookies will be stored for a period of 29 days.
lissc (analytical) cookies will be stored for a period of 1 year, while the _ga, bcookie, bscookie and IDE (analytical) will be stored for a period of 2 years.
bid (own) and li_sugr (social networks) will be stored for a period of 3041 days and 3 months, respectively.
What is the legitimacy for the use of the cookies?
In the case of technical cookies, meaning those that are essential to browse this website and receive the service offered through it, the legal basis of their use is the agreement through which you decide to use this website and to use its services.
The legal basis of the use of the rest of the cookies is the user’s consent, which is requested at the time of accessing this website and can be revoked at any time. Revoking this consent will not affect the possibility of browsing this website and using its services, but the handling of the data carried out previously will not lose its legality due to the consent being revoked.
Which recipients will the cookies be sent to or will be able to access them?
When there are third party cookies, as mentioned above, these third parties will be able to access the cookies and use them in the aforementioned ways.
According to current legislation, any person has the right to obtain confirmation about whether their personal information is being processed or not. Also, under the conditions established by law, the people concerned have the right to access their information, as well as to request the rectification of inaccurate information or, if applicable, to request its deletion when, among other reasons, the information is no longer necessary for the purpose for which it was collected. In the case of cookies, these rights can be exercised subject to the limitations arising from the nature of these files.
Under the conditions established in the General Data Protection Regulation, those concerned may request the limitation of the handling of their information or its portability, in which case we will only keep the information to deal with or defend complaints.
In certain circumstances and for reasons related to their particular situation, the people concerned may oppose the handling of their information. If you have provided consent for a specific purpose, you have the right to withdraw it at any time, without it affecting the lawfulness of the data processing based on the consent prior to its withdrawal. In these instances, we will stop processing your information or, if applicable, we will stop doing so for that specific purpose, unless on compelling legitimate grounds, or to handle or defend possible complaints.
With regard to any violation of your rights, especially when you are not satisfied with the way they are handled, you can file a complaint with the Spanish Data Protection Agency (contact details available at www.agpd.es), or other competent supervisory authority. You can also get more information about your rights by contacting these bodies.
How can I manage the cookies?
You can enable, block or delete the cookies installed on your device via the link provided in the “Cookies Policy”, which appears in the message displayed when accessing this website, and also through the configuration of the options on your browser. You can find information on how to do this, relating to the most common browsers, at the links included below.
Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/es-es/help/17442/windows-internet- explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Bear in mind that, if you accept third party cookies, you should delete them from the browser options or from the system provided by the third party themselves.
We inform you, however, of the possibility that the deactivation of some cookies prevents or hinders the browsing or provision of services offered on this website.