INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
Due to the coming into force of the amendment to the “Law on Services of the Information Society” (LSSICE) established by Spanish Royal Decree 13/2012, it is mandatory to obtain the express consent of the user of all web pages that use non- essential cookies before browsing 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 enable the proper functioning of the site.
Through using these devices, the Web server is able to remember some data concerning the user, such as their preferences for viewing the server’s pages, their name and password, products that interest them most, etc.
COOKIES AFFECTED BY, AND COOKIES EXEMPT FROM REGULATIONS
According to the EU directive, the cookies that require the user’s informed consent are analytical, advertising and affiliation cookies, while technical cookies and those that are necessary for the operation of the website or the provision of services expressly requested by the user are exempt.
¿WHAT KIND OF COOKIES ARE THERE?
There are five main groups of cookies:
- Analytical Cookies: these collect information on how the website is used.
- Social Cookies: these are required for external social networks.
- Affiliate Cookies: these allow you to track visits through links from other websites, with which the website establishes affiliate agreements (affiliate companies).
- Advertising and behaviour Cookies: these collect information on the user’s personal preferences and choices (re-targeting).
- Technical and functional Cookies: these are strictly only necessary for the use of the website and for the provision of the contracted service.
COOKIES USED BY THIS WEBSITE
- ac_cookies: technical and strictly necessary cookies that contain the value of whether the installation of cookies has been accepted. It expires 1 year after the last update.
- _ga: Google Analytics cookies that allow you to control unique visits. A cookie will be installed the first time a user logs into the website using a browser. When this user visits the website again using the same browser, the cookie distinguishes that it is the same user. Only if the user changes their browser will they be considered a different user. It expires 2 years after the last update.
- _gat: This cookie is associated with Google Analytics. It is used to limit the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high-traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.
- _utma: Google Analytics’ cookie that records the date and the first and last time the user visited the website. Expires 2 years after the last update.
- _utmb: Google Analytics’ cookie that records starting time of a visit to the website. Expires 30 minutes after the last update.
- _utmc: Google Analytics’ cookie used for interoperability with urchin.js tracking code. It is removed by closing the browser.
- _utmt: Google Analytics’ cookie used for processing the type of request requested by the user. Expires at the end of the session.
- _utmv: Google Analytics’ cookie used for segmenting demographics data. Expires at the end of the session.
- _utmz: Google Analytics’ cookie used for storing the traffic source or a campaign to explain how the user got to the website. Expires 6 months after the last update.
REVOKE CONSENT TO INSTALL COOKIES HOW TO DELETE COOKIES FROM YOUR BROWSER
- Click on tools menu.
- Click settings.
- Click show advanced options.
- In the privacy section, click content seetings.
o Delete cookies: Click all cookies and site data …
o Do not allow cookies to be stored
- Click delete browsing data (empty the cache).
- Close and restart the browser.
For more information about Chrome, click here: http://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=es
Internet Explorer. Version 11
- Select Tools | Internet Options.
- Click on the general tab.
- In the “browsing history” section, click delete browsing history on exit.
- Select delete files.
- Select delete cookies.
- Click delete.
- Click OK.
- Close and restart your browser.
For more information about Internet Explorer click here: http://windows.microsoft.com/es-419/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9
Firefox. Version 18
- Select Firefox | History | Clear recent history.
- Next to “details,” click the down arrow.
- Select the following check boxes: cookies, cache, active logins.
- Using the “time interval to delete” from the drop-down menu, select All.
- Click delete now.
- Close and restart your browser
You can accept or reject cookies individually in Firefox Preferences, in the History section available in Tools> Options> Privacy.
For more information about Mozilla Firefox click here: https://www.mozilla.org/es-ES/privacy/websites/#cookies
Safari. Version 5.1
- Select Safari icon / Edit | Restore Safari.
- Select the following check boxes: clear history, delete all website data
- Click reset.
- Close and restart the browser.
For more information about Safari click here: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042
Options – Advanced – Cookies.
The cookie options control the way in which Opera handles them and therefore their acceptance or rejection.
For more information about Opera click here: http://help.opera.com/Linux/10.60/es-ES/cookies.html
Consult the documentation of the browser you have installed.