INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
Due to the entry into force of the reference amendment to the “Law on Information Society Services” (LSSICE) established by Royal Decree 13/2012, it is mandatory to obtain the express consent of the user of all websites that use unnecessary cookies, before it sails through 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 provide a proper functioning of the site.
By using these devices, the Web server is allowed to remember some data concerning the user, such as his preferences for viewing the pages of that server, name and password, products that interest him most, etc.
COOKIES COVERED BY THE REGULATIONS AND COOKIES EXCEPTED
According to the EU directive, cookies that require the informed consent of the user are analytics cookies and advertising and affiliation cookies, except 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 ARE THERE?
Regarding the types of cookies, there are five main groups:
Analytical cookies: collect information on the use made of the website. Social cookies: are those necessary for external social networks.
Affiliate cookies: they allow you to keep track of visits from other websites, with which the website establishes an affiliation contract (affiliate companies).
Advertising and behavioral cookies: collect information about the preferences and personal choices of the user (retargeting).
Technical and functional cookies: these are strictly necessary for the use of the website and for the provision of the contracted service.
COOKIES USED ON THIS WEBSITE
PHPSESSID: Strictly necessary and technical cookie containing the session identifier. Deleted when closing the browser.
_lang: strictly necessary and technical cookie that contains the language of the session. It is deleted when you close the browser.
ac_cookies: technical and strictly necessary cookie that contains the value of whether the installation of cookies has been accepted. Expires in 1 year since last update.
_ga: Google Analytics cookie that enables the unique visit control function. The first time a user enters the website through a browser this cookie will be installed. When this user re-enters the website with the same browser, the cookie will consider that it is the same user. Only in the event that the user changes browser, will be considered another user. Expires 2 years after the last update. More information about the processing performed by Google Analytics here.
_gat: This cookie is associated with Google Analytics. It is used to limit request speed – limitation data collection on high traffic sites. Expires after 10 minutes.
_gid: This cookie is associated with Google Analytics. It is used to distinguish users. It expires at 24 hours.
REVOCATION OF CONSENT TO INSTALL COOKIES SUCH AS REMOVING 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 on All cookies and site data…
Do not allow cookies to be stored.
5. Click Delete Browsing Data (Clear Cache). 6. Close and restart the browser.
For more 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 the General tab.
3. In the «Scan History» section, click Delete Scan History on Exit. 4. Select Delete Files.
5. Select Delete cookies.
6. Click Delete.
7. Click OK.
8. Close and restart the browser.
For more information on Internet Explorer click here: https://support.microsoft.com/es-es/kb/278835
Firefox. Version 18
Select Firefox | History | Clear recent history.
2. Next to «Details», click the down arrow.
3. Select the following check boxes: Cookies, Cache, Active logins 4. Using the «Time interval to clear» in the drop-down menu, select All.
5. Click Delete now.
6. Close and restart the 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 the Safari icon / Edit | Restore Safari.
2. Select the following check boxes: Delete history, Delete all website data 3. Click Reset.
4. Close and restart the browser.
For more information about Safari click here: https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=es_ES
Options – Advanced – Cookies.
Cookie options control the way Opera handles them and therefore their acceptance or rejection.
For more information on Opera click here: http://help.opera.com/Linux/10.60/es-ES/cookies.html
See the browser documentation you have installed.