Cookies

INFORMATION on COOKIES

Due to the “law of services of the society of information” (LSSICE) established by the Royal Decree 13/2012, it is mandatory to obtain the express consent of the user on all the web pages that use unessential cookies, before they navigate 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 retrieve information about your visits, as well as to provide a proper functioning of the site.

Through the use of these devices, the Web server is allowed to store some data concerning the user, such as your preferences for the display of the pages of this server, name and password and products you are most interested.

COOKIES AFFECTED BY REGULATIONS AND EXCLUDED COOKIES

According to the EU directive, the cookies that require the consent by the user are the analytics, advertising and affiliation ones, leaving exempt technical cookies and the necessary ones for the proper operation of the website or the provision of services expressly requested by the user.

WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES EXIST?

There are five major groups:

  • Analytical cookies: collect information of the use that is made of the web site.
  • Social cookies: are those necessary to external social networks.
  • Affiliate Cookies: allow to track the visits from other Web sites, that the web site sets a affiliation agreement.
  • Advertising and behavioral Cookies: collect information on preferences and personal choices of the user (retargeting).
  • Technical and functional Cookies: are the strictly necessary for the use of the web site and for the provision of the service.

COOKIES THAT ARE USED ON THIS WEB SITE

List the names of cookies, type, owner, function and maturity, for example:

PHPSESSID: technical and strictly necessary cookie containing the ID of the session. Removed when you close the browser.

_lang: technical and strictly necessary cookie containing the session language. Removed when you close the browser.

ac_cookies: technical and strictly necessary cookie that contains the value that the user has accepted the installation of cookies. Expires in 1 year since the last update.

_ga: cookie for Google Analytics that enables control of unique visitors. The first time that a user enters the web site through a browser this cookie is installed. When this user returns to the web with the same browser, the cookie will consider that it is the same user. Only in the event that the user changes browser, another user shall be deemed. Expires 2 years since the last update.

_gat: this cookie is associated with Google Analytics Universal. Used to limit the request and the speed limitation of the collection of data on high traffic sites. Expires after just 10 minutes.

_utma: Google Analytics cookie which records the date of the first and last time that the user visited the website. Expires 2 years since the last update.

_utmb: Google Analytics cookie that records the time of arrival at the website. Expires after 30 minutes since the last update.

_utmc: Google Analytics cookie urchin.js is a tracking code used for interoperability. Removed when you close the browser.

_utmt: Google Analytics cookie. This cookie is used for processing the type of application requested by the user. Expires at the end of the session.

_utmv: Google Analytics cookie. This cookie is used to segment demographic data. Expires at the end of the session.

_utmz: Google Analytics cookie which stores the source of traffic or a campaign to explain how the user came to the web site. Expires 6 months since the last update.

REVOCATION OF CONSENT TO INSTALL COOKIES HOW TO REMOVE COOKIES FROM YOUR BROWSER

Chrome

1 Select the Tools icon

  1. click settings.
  2. click Show advanced options.
  3. in the “Privacy” section, click content settings.
  • Delete cookies: click all cookies and data sites…
  • Do not allow cookies to be stored.

5 click on clear browsing data (clear your Cache).

6 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

1 Select Tools | Internet options.

  1. click the General tab.
  2. in the “Browsing history” section, click on delete browsing history out.
  3. Select Delete files.
  4. Select Delete cookies.
  5. click Delete.
  6. click OK.
  7. close and restart the 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

1 Select Firefox | History | Clear recent history.

2 by ‘Details’, click on the down arrow.

  1. Select the following checkboxes: Cookies, Cache, active logins
  2. using the “time interval” to delete in the drop-down menu, select all.
  3. click Delete now.

6 close and restart the browser.

You can accept or reject the cookies individually in the Firefox Preferences, in the section history 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

1Select Safari icon / edit | Reset Safari.

  1. Select the following checkboxes: clear history, delete all data of web site
  2. click Restore.

4 close and restart the browser.

For more information about Safari click here: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042

Opera

Options – Advanced – Cookies.

The cookies options control the mode in which Opera handles them and therefore its acceptance or rejection.

For more information about Opera click here: http://help.opera.com/Linux/10.60/es-ES/cookies.html

Other browsers

See the documentation for the browser you have installed.