Most websites use cookies, primarily to improve users’ experience. Generally speaking, cookies cannot harm the device that stores them, but some users prefer to block them and delete the ones that have been installed. To help you decide what to do with cookies, we explain what they are, what kinds of cookies we use on our website and how to change your cookies settings.

Through our cookie settings and consent tool you can select which cookies you want to install, accept them all, or reject them all, except those strictly necessary to keep the website running smoothly.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are chains of information which are stored in your computer, laptop or mobile device when you visit a website. Once stored, every time you go back to that website your browser resends these cookies to the website or to another that recognizes them.

You can find more information on cookies at ASP Cookies or Cookies

Other similar technologies

Pixels or web beacons

These are technologies similar to cookies. Specifically, a pixel or web beacon is a small graphic file that allows us to manage the use of our websites, as well as use it for advertising purposes. These files can collect information such as the IP address of the computer that downloads the page where the pixel or web beacon is located, the URL of the page where the pixel or web beacon appears, the time spent visiting the page that contains the tracking pixel, the type of browser that receives the pixel or web beacon, and the identification number of any computer cookies previously installed by that server.

Fingerprint

In addition to the information collected through the pixels or web beacons, we can use other techniques similar to cookies such as fingerprints. These tools are used to identify and track the user's activity and assembling a profile through the information collected, which includes, for example, the IP address, browser, screen resolution, operating system, language used, time zone, etc.

In any event, their purpose is similar to that of cookies, so from now on when we refer to cookies we also mean pixels and web beacons.

Below, we explain the different types of cookies that exist and that we may use on our website, notwithstanding the information that you can access through the tool itself by clicking on the "Show details" button, where you will find information about the cookies that are actually installed at any given time:

What cookies do we use on our website?

According to the duration of the cookies:

Session cookies: These are temporary cookies which remain in the browser’s cookies file until you leave the website and then they are no longer stored on your device’s hard drive. The information from these cookies is used to analyze traffic patterns on the website. The lead to a better long-term user experience by improving the content and making the website more user-friendly.

Persistent cookies: These are stored on your hard drive and the website reads them every time you go back to it. This type of cookie has a fixed expiration date. The cookie will stop working after this date.

Cookies can also be "own" or "third party". The former are those sent to the user's computer from a computer or domain managed by us, while "third party" cookies are those sent to the user's computer from a computer or domain managed by the service providers contracted (for example, the web analytics service).

According to the purpose of the cookies:

Technical cookies for internal use and functional cookies

This website uses cookies for internal use, which are essential for the correct functioning of the website, such as those that allow the authentication or maintenance of the session of the registered user when browsing the page, and which are required for the website to work correctly.

We also install functional cookies that improve the usability of the website, and allow certain additional features, either for personalization, like the choice of language, or for security and optimization of the website's performance. Deactivating these cookies prevents the website features from working correctly and you might not be able to use the features or navigate the website correctly.

Social media cookies.

Our website has spaces and content that include social media buttons so that users can share our content on social media. We do not control the cookies installed by each social media site, although these are usually techniques for managing login or displaying the counter that shows how many times a specific piece of content has been shared.

We recommend that all users read the privacy and cookie policies of each social media site and, if necessary, modify the privacy settings for each to limit the tracking that may be performed. Since these cookies are only installed or executed if the user uses this feature, they are considered technical cookies and cannot be blocked.

Analytical cookies

This website uses analytical cookies to gather statistics on user activity on the website and general website activity. The information collected allows us to optimize browsing on our website and guarantee the best service to the user, by knowing, for example, the number of pages visited, the language used, the frequency and recurrence of visits, the time of visits or the browser used, among other things. The user can block these cookies using our Cookie configuration wizard, the blocking systems provided by the analytical tools or by the configuration of the browser itself.

Advertising cookies

These are cookies stored by third parties that manage the advertising spaces that users see when accessing this website. These cookies allow us to measure the effectiveness of our online campaigns, provide the user with information of interest and offer advertising content of their choice.

More information

You can learn more about the exact cookies we use on our website by using our cookie configuration wizard, clicking on the "Show details" button, where you can also select and configure which cookies you allow us to set. This tool is shown to all users on their first visit to the website, and is accessible at all times at the bottom of the page.

How to configure cookie settings.

There are various ways to manage your cookie configuration.

Don't forget that if you delete or block cookies some or all of the websites you visit (or functions of those sites) may not function properly or as effectively as they once did.

If you disable our technical cookies or if you delete all cookies, your preferences will not be saved and you will be informed about our cookies every time you visit our website. You can set these from our consent tool, your web browser, as well as from the websites of those third parties who install cookies on your device through our websites.

1. Configure Cookies using our consent tool

We have implemented a tool that allows you to obtain information about cookies installed by our website, in which you will find the following information:

Names of the cookie: This is the technical name of the cookie and serves to identify and locate it in your browser if you want, for example, to manually delete it.

Domain: It indicates the origin of the cookie, and therefore if it is the website's own (because it originates from a domain that we own), or if it is from third parties (because it originates in other people's domains).

Expiration: It is the period during which each cookie will remain installed on your device.

Description: Indicates the purpose and functionality of that particular cookie.

With this tool, the user can press "Accept cookies", i.e. accept all of them, "Do not accept cookies", i.e. reject all of them, or select those that you wish to allow to be installed and those that you do not from the options available.

You can also change your choice at any time by clicking on the "Cookie settings" button at the bottom of our website, which is available at all times while you are browsing.

2. Disable cookies from your web browser

Most web browsers provide you with information about cookies, allowing you to see which cookies are set, delete them all or separately, and allow you to block or allow cookies from all or selected web pages.

You can also disable third-party advertising cookies separately.

Please note that if you configure your cookie settings from your web browser, the changes will affect all the websites you visit (not just ours), unless you delete or block each cookie separately.

You will find information about cookies in the "Help" section of your web browser. We explain how to access the cookie settings of the most popular browsers.

Google: Google Support

Firefox: Mozilla Support

Safari: Apple Support

Opera: Oppera Support

Google Android: menu -> More->Settings->Privacy settings.

3. Use third-party tools or browsers

There are tools, usually free of charge, that allow users to block cookies from websites, or to select on which pages they allow them to be installed.

These tools are known as "Do Not Track" tools, and you can find them for most existing browsers.

Likewise, some browsers already incorporate this type of feature, so you can configure it directly without needing to install third-party tools.

4. Consequences of deleting cookies

If at any time you delete cookies from your browser or device, please note that your cookie preferences and settings will also be deleted.

In any event, we will ask for your consent for its installation when you visit our website again.

Updating information

We may change the cookies we use on our website at any time, as well as the contents of this Cookie Policy, so we recommend that all our users check this information on a regular basis.

Whenever a new consent is required, the cookie configuration tool will reappear.

Privacy Policy

For more information on the processing of your personal data or in order to exercise your rights, please see our Privacy Policy, which you can find at the bottom of our website.

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