Last update: 24/01/2020
INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
Due to the entry into force of the recent modification of the “Law of Services of the Information Society” (LSSICE), it is mandatory to obtain the express consent of the User of all web pages that use dispensable cookies, before they browse through them.
WHAT THE COOKIES ARE?
Cookies and other similar technologies such as local shares objects, flash cookies or pixels, are tools used by Web served to store and retrieve information about their visitors, as well as to offer a proper functioning of the site.
By using these devices, the Web server is allowed to remember some data concerning the User, such as their preferences for viewing the pages of that server, name and password, products that interest them most, etc.
COOKIES AFFECTED BY THE REGULATIONS AND EXCEPTED COOKIES
According to the EU directive, the cookies that require informed consent by the User are analytical, advertising and affiliation cookies, excepting 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 KIND OF COOKIES DOES EXIST?
-According to the entity that manages them:
Own cookies: are those that are sent to the User’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself and from which the service requested by the User is provided.
Third-party cookies: are those that are sent to the User’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through cookies.
-Depending on the period of time they remain activated in the terminal equipment:
Session cookies: those are a type of cookies designed to collect and store data while the User accesses a web page.
Persistent cookies: those are a type of cookies in which the data is still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed during a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, and which can range from a few minutes to several years.
-Depending on the purpose for which the data obtained through cookies id processed:
Technical cookies: those allow the User to navigate through a web page, platform or application and use the different options or services that exist there, such as, for example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access restricted, remember the elements that make up an order, make the purchase process of an order, make the request for registration or participation in an event, use security elements during navigation, store content for dissemination of videos or sound or share content through social networks.
Personalization cookies: Those are which allow the User to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the User’s terminal, such as the language, the type of browse through which the service is accessed, the regional configuration from where you access the service, etc.
Analysis cookies: are those that allow the person responsible for them to monitor and analyse the behaviour of the Users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used in the measurement of the activity of websites, application or platform and for the elaboration of navigation profiles of the Users of said sites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements in function of the analysis of the usage data made by the Users of the service.
Advertising cookies: are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included in a web page, application or platform from which it provides the requested service based on criteria such as the edited content or the frequency at which the ads are displayed.
Behavioural advertising cookies: are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included in a web page, application or platform from which provides the requested service. These cookies store information on the behaviour of the Users obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows developing a specific profile to show advertising based on it.
COOKIES THAT ARE USED ON THIS WEBSITE
•PHPSESSID: technical and strictly necessary cookie that contains the session identifier. It is deleted when you close the browser.
•_lang: technical and strictly necessary cookie that contains the language of the session. It is deleted when you close the browser.
•Ac_cookies: technical and strictly necessary cookie that contains the value of whether the installation of cookies has been accepted. It expired in 1 year since the last update.
•Ga: Google Analytics cookie that enables the unique visits control function. The first time a User enters the website through a browser, this cookie will be installed. When this User re-enters the web with the same browser, the cookie will consider that it is the same User. Only in the event that the User changes the browser, another User will be considered. It expires at 2 years since the last update. More information about the treatment carried out by Google Analytics here.
•_gat: this cookie is associated with Google Analytics. It is used to limit the request speed- the limitation of data collection in high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.
•_gid: this cookie is associated with Google Analytics. It is used to distinguish User. It expires at 24 hours.
REVOCATION OF CONSENT TO INSTALL COOKIES AND HOW TO ELIMINATE THE BROWSER’S COOKIES
Blocking or deactivating all cookies helps to protect privacy, but it can also limit the experience on some websites, as well as limit functionalities or even not allow the correct navigation or use of some of its services.
However, you can allow or block cookies, as well as delete your browsing data (including cookies) from the browser you use. Check the options and instructions your browser offers for this. If you what to know how to disable cookies in the most popular web browsers, you can access the following tutorials:
Chrome for Android
Please note that if you accept third-party cookies, you must delete them from the browser options.
If you have any questions or concerns about this Cookies Policy, you can contact us through the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org.