What is a cookie and what is it used for?
A “Cookie” is a small file that is stored on the user’s computer, tablet, smartphone or any other device with information about browsing. The set of “cookies” of all our users helps us to improve the quality of our website, allowing us to control which pages are useful, which are not and which can be improved.
Cookies are essential for the functioning of the Internet, providing countless advantages in the provision of interactive services, facilitating the navigation and usability of our website. Under no circumstances can cookies damage your computer. On the other hand, the fact that they are active helps us to identify and resolve errors.
Why are they important?
Cookies are useful for several reasons. From a technical point of view, they allow websites to work more quickly and in a way that is tailored to your preferences, such as storing your language or your country’s currency. They also help website operators to improve the services they offer, thanks to the statistical information they collect through them. Finally, they serve to make the advertising we show you more efficient, thanks to which we can offer you services free of charge.
What types of cookies do we use?
These are those that are sent to your computer from our own computers or domains and from which we provide the service you request.
These are cookies that are sent to your computer from a computer or domain that is not managed by us, but by another collaborating entity. For example, those used by social networks, or external content such as Google Maps.
These are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the website, so none of them remain registered on the hard drive of your computer. The information obtained through these cookies is used to analyse web traffic patterns. In the long run, this allows us to provide a better experience to improve the content and facilitate its use.
These cookies allow us to quantify the number of users and thus carry out the measurement and statistical analysis of the use made by users of the services provided. To do this, your browsing on our website is analyzed in order to improve the range of products and services we offer.
Performance improvement cookies
This type of cookie retains your preferences for certain tools or services so that you do not have to reconfigure them each time you visit our portal and, in some cases, may be provided by third parties. Examples include: volume of audio-visual players, item sorting preferences or supported video playback speeds. In the case of e-commerce, they allow us to keep information about your shopping basket.
When you register on our site, cookies are generated that identify you as a registered user and indicate when you are logged in to the site. These cookies are used to identify your user account and associated services. These cookies remain as long as you do not log out of your account, close your browser or turn off your device.
These cookies may be used in combination with analytics data to individually identify your preferences on our site.
Purpose of each of the cookies used
Strictly necessary cookie used and created by ourselves.
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Google Analytics cookies. They generate an anonymous user ID, which is used to count how many times a user visits the site. It also records the first and last time the user visited the website. It also calculates when a session has ended, user origin, and keywords.
How can you configure or disable your cookies?
You can allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by configuring the options of your Internet browser. If you do not allow the installation of cookies in your browser, you may not be able to access some of the services and your experience on our website may be less satisfactory. In the following links you have at your disposal all the information to configure or disable your cookies in each browser: