INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
Due to the entry into force of the amended “Information Society Services Law” (LSSICE) established by Royal Decree 13/2012, it is obligatory to obtain the express consent of the user in all the websites that use dispensable cookies before user browses them.
WHAT COOKIES ARE?
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 offer correct functioning of the site.
By using these devices, the Web server is permitted to remember some information concerning the user, such as their preferences for viewing the pages of that server, name and password, products that interest them most, etc.
COOKIES AFFECTED BY THE REGULATIONS AND COOKIES EXCEPTED
According to the EU directive, cookies requiring the user’s consent are those used for analytics, advertising and affiliation, while excepted cookies are the technical cookies and those necessary for the functioning of the website or the provision of services expressly requested by the user.
WHAT TYPE OF COOKIES EXISTS?
There are five major groups of cookies:
- Analytical cookies collect information about website’s use.
- Social cookies are necessary for external social networks.
- Affiliate cookies make it possible to track the visits from other websites, with which the website establishes an affiliation contract (affiliated companies).
- Adverstising and behavioral cookies collect information about preferences and user’s personal choices (retargeting).
- Technical and functional cookies : are those strictly necessary for the use of the website and for the provision of the contracted service.
COOKIES USED ON THIS WEBSITE
- PHPSESSID: cookie that is technical and strictly necessary that contains the session identifier. It is eliminated upon closing the browser.
- _lang: technical cookie that is strictly necessary, which contains the session language. It is eliminated upon closing the browser.
- ac_cookies: technical cookie that is strictly necessary, which contains the value of whether the installation of cookies has been accepted. It expires 1 year after the last update.
- _utma: Google Analytics cookie which records the date of the first and last time that the user visited the website. It expires 2 years after the last update. More information about the processing done by Google Analytics here.
- _utmb: Google Analytics cookie that records the time of arrival at the website. It expires 30 minutes after the last update.
- _utmc: Google Analytics cookie used for interoperability with the urchin.js tracking code. It is deleted when you close the browser.
- _utmt: Google Analytics cookie that is used for processing the type of application requested by the user. It expires at the end of the session.
- _utmv: Google Analytics cookie that is used to segment demographic data. It expires at the end of the session.
- _utmz: Google Analytics cookie that stores the traffic source or a campaign to explain how the user arrived at the website. It expires 6 months after the last update.
REVOCATION OF CONSENT TO INSTALL COOKIES
HOW TO REMOVE COOKIES FROM YOUR BROWSER
1. Select the Tools icon.
2. Click on Settings.
3. Click on Show Advanced Options
4. In the “Privacy” section click on 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=en
Internet Explorer. Version 11
1. Select Tools | Internet Options.
2. Click the General tab.
3. In the “Browsing history” section, click on delete browsing history on leaving.
4. Select Delete files.
5. Select Delete cookies.
6. Click Delete.
7. Click Accept.
8. Close and restart the browser.
For more information about Internet Explorer, click here: https://support.microsoft.com/es-es/kb/278835
Firefox. Version 18
1. Select Firefox | History | Clear recent history.
2. Next to “Details”, click on the down arrow.
3. Select the following checkboxes: Cookies, Cache, Active logins
4. Using the “time interval to delete” in the drop-down menu, select All.
5. Click Clear 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
1. Select Safari icon / Edit | Restore Safari.
2. Select the following checkboxes: Clear history, Delete all website data
3. Click on Restore.
4. Close and restart the browser.
For more information about Safari, click here: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042
Options – Advanced – Cookies.
The cookies options control how Opera handles them and therefore their acceptance or rejection.
For more information about Opera, click here: http://help.opera.com/Linux/10.60/es-ES/cookies.html
See the documentation of your browser you have installed.