INFORMATION ON COOKIES
Due to the coming into force of the modification of the Information Society Services Law (LSSICE) established by Royal Decree 13/2012, it is compulsory to obtain the express consent of the users of all websites which use dispensable cookies, before they browse on 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 recover information on their visitors, and to offer the correct operation of the website.
The use of these devices allows the website to recall some data concerning the user, such as their preferences for viewing the pages of this server, username and password, products which interest them the most, etc.
COOKIES AFFECTED BY THE REGULATIONS AND COOKIES EXCEPTED
According to the EU directive, the cookies which require the informed consent of the user are analytical cookies and advertising and affiliate cookies, excluding 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 TYPES OF COOKIES EXIST?
There are five main groups of cookies.
Analytical cookies: they collect information on the use made of the website.
Social cookies: those necessary for external social media.
Affiliate cookies: they allow a monitoring of the visits originating from other websites, with which the website establishes an affiliation agreement (affiliate companies).
Advertising and behavioural cookies: they collect information on the user’s personal preferences and choices (retargeting).
Technical and functional cookies: those strictly necessary to use the website and to provide the service contracted.
COOKIES THAT ARE USED ON THIS WEBSITE
PHPSESSID: strictly necessary technical cookie which contains the identifier of the session. It is deleted on closing the browser.
_lang: strictly necessary technical cookie which contains the language of the session. It is deleted on closing the browser.
ac_cookies: strictly necessary technical cookie which contains the value of whether the installation of cookies has been accepted. It expires 1 year after the last update.
_ga: cookie of Google Analytics which enables the unique visits control function. This cookie will be installed the first time that a user enters the website through a browser. When this user enters the website again with the same browser, the cookie shall consider that it is the same user. They shall only be considered to be another user if the user changes the browser. It expires 2 years after the last update. Further information on the processing carried out by Google Analytics, here.
_gat: cookie associated with Google Analytics. It is used to limit the speed of request — the limitation of data collection on high-traffic websites. It expires after 10 minutes.
_gid: cookie associated with Google Analytics. It is used to distinguish the users. It expires after 24 hours.
REVOCATION OF CONSENT TO INSTALL COOKIES
HOW TO DELETE COOKIES FROM THE BROWSER
1. Select the “Tools” icon.
2. Click “Settings”.
3. Click “Show Advanced Options”.
4. In the “Privacy” section, click “Content settings”.
• Delete cookies: click “All cookies and site data”.
• Do not allow cookies to be stored.
5. Click “Clear browsing data (clear cache)”.
6. Close and restart the browser.
For further information on Chrome, click here: http://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=es
Internet Explorer. Version 11
1. Select “Tools > Internet Options”
2. Click “General”.
3. In the “Browsing history” section, click “Delete browsing history on exit”.
4. Select “Delete files”.
5. Select “Delete cookies”.
6. Click “Delete”.
7. Click “OK”.
8. Close and restart the browser.
For further information on Internet Explorer, click here: https://support.microsoft.com/es-es/kb/278835
Firefox. Version 18
1. Select “Firefox > History > Clear recent history”.
2. Click on the down arrow next to “Details”.
3. Select the following check boxes: “Cookies”, “Cache” and “Active Logins”.
4. Using the “Time range to clear” on the drop-down menu, select “Everything”.
5. Click “Clear now”.
6. Close and restart the browser.
You can accept or reject the cookies individually in the Firefox “Preferences”, in the “History” section available in “Tools” > “Options” > “Privacy”.
For further information on Mozilla Firefox, click here: https://www.mozilla.org/es-ES/privacy/websites/#cookies
Safari Version 5.1
1. Select the Safari icon “Edit” > “Reset Safari”.
2. Select the following check boxes: “Clear history” and “Remove all website data”.
3. Click “Reset”.
4. Close and restart the browser.
For further information on Safari, click here: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042
“Preferences” > “Advanced” > “Cookies”.
The cookies preferences control how Opera handles them and, therefore, whether they are accepted or rejected. For further information on Opera, click here: http://help.opera.com/Linux/10.60/es-ES/cookies.html
Consult the documentation for the browser that you have installed.