WHAT IS A COOKIE?
Cookies are files that contain small amounts of information that are downloaded on the user's device used when you visit a website. The main aim is to recognise the user each time they access the domain name and allows us to improve the quality and usability of our website.
Cookies are essential for the operation of the Internet; they cannot harm the user's equipment/device and if they are activated in the browser configuration they help us to identify and resolve possible operational errors of our domain name.
TYPES OF COOKIES
There are different types of cookies. They all work in a similar way but there are small differences:
Session cookies only persist for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close the browser. Their main aim is to identify the type of device, support the security of the website and its basic functionality. They do not contain personal information that would allow us to identify a person.
Persistent or Permanent Cookies
These are stored on the hard disk of the device and our website reads them each time you visit our domain name; they have an expiry date or period, after which the cookie stops working. They allow us to identify your actions and preferences; analysing visits and helping us understand how users reach our website and so to improve our services.
These allow the domain name to record decisions made by users, such as their login name or identifier. The information from these cookies is anonymised (that is, they do not contain your name, address or other information).
Third Party Cookies
Third-party cookies are cookies that are not installed by a website that you are visiting; for example, those used by social networks (such as Facebook) or by external content providers (such as Google Maps). In addition, some advertising company use these types of files to monitor your visits to each site where they are advertising.
The purpose of these cookies is periodic maintenance and to ensure the best user service and operation; collecting information about your activities.
By accessing our domain names, you expressly accept that we can use these types of cookies on your devices. If you deactivate the cookies, your browsing of the domain name may not be optimal and some of the tools provided by the domain name may not work properly.
First-party (our own) cookies
In order to recognise you and provide you with the best service, our website uses first-party cookies (small files of text stored by your browser). The advantages of accepting our cookies translate into a saving of time. They may also be used to recognise you between successive visits and so adapt the content that you are shown, to obtain information about the time and date of your last visit, measure some traffic parameters within our own website and estimate the number of visits made, so that we can focus and adjust the services and promotions we offer in the most effective way. None of our cookies allows us to contact you with your telephone number, email address or with any other method of contact. No cookie can extract information from your hard disk or steal any personal information.
Google Analytics cookies.
Our website uses Google Analytics, an analytical web service provided by Google Inc., whose main office is at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Therefore, by visiting our website, you expressly give your consent that the information generated by the Google Analytics cookies may be transferred to Google Inc. servers located in the USA; specifically, the information generated by the cookie regarding your use of the website, for presenting reports about the website's activities.
USER CONFIGURATION TO AVOID COOKIES
Thus, you can block cookies using the browser configuration tools or you can configure your browser to warn you when a server wishes to store a cookie:
If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer, in the menu Tools → Internet options → Privacy → Configuration.
To know more, visit http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies and http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-ininternet-explorer-9.
If you are using Firefox, the option in the menu Tools → Options → Privacy → Cookies. To know more, visit http://support.mozilla.org/es/products/firefox/privacy-and-security.
If you are using Chrome, in the section Options → Advanced options → Privacy. To know more, visit http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647.
If you are using Opera, in the option Security and Privacy you can configure the browser. To know more, visit http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/.
If you are using Safari, Preferences → Security. For more information, visit http://www.apple.com/es/support/mac-apps/safari/.
WHAT HAPPENS IF COOKIES ARE DISABLED?
Some functionality in the Services and areas of this website may not operate correctly if you disable cookies.