INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
Due to the entry into force of the modification of the “Ley de Servicios de la Sociedad de la Información” (LSSICE) established by the Royal Decree 13/2012, it is compulsory to obtain the express consent of the user of all the web pages that use dispensable cookies, before the user browses 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 correct functioning of the site.
The use of these devices allows the Web server to remember certain data 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 REGULATION AND EXEMPTED COOKIES
According to the EU directive, the cookies that require the user’s informed consent are analytical cookies and advertising and affiliation cookies, with the exception of technical cookies 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?
There are five main groups of cookies:
Analytical cookies: these collect information on the use made of the website.
Social cookies: these are necessary for external social networks.
Affiliate cookies: these enable tracking of visits from other websites with which the website establishes an affiliation contract (affiliation companies).
Advertising and behavioural cookies: these collect information about the user’s preferences and personal choices (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
List the names of the cookies, type, owner, function and expiry date, for example:
PHPSESSID: technical and strictly necessary cookie containing the session identifier. It is deleted when the browser is closed.
_lang: technical and strictly necessary cookie containing the language of the session. It is deleted when the browser is closed.
ac_cookies: technical and strictly necessary cookie containing the value of whether the installation of cookies has been accepted. It expires 1 year after the last update.
_ga: Google Analytics cookie that enables the unique visitor tracking function. The first time a user enters the website through a browser, this cookie will be installed. When this user enters the website again with the same browser, the cookie will consider that it is the same user. Only in the event that the user changes browser, it will be considered another user. It expires 2 years after the last update.
_gat: This cookie is associated with Google Analytics Universal. It is used for request rate limiting – limiting data collection on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.
_utma: Google Analytics cookie that records the date of the first and last time the user visited the website. It expires 2 years after the last update.
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 the browser is closed.
utmt: Google Analytics cookie. This cookie is used to process the type of request made by the user. It expires at the end of the session.
utmv: Google Analytics cookie. This cookie 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 DELETE COOKIES FROM YOUR BROWSER
– Delete cookies: Click All cookies and site data….
– Do not allow cookies to be stored.
For more information about Chrome click here: http://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=es
Internet Explorer. Version 11
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
You can accept or reject cookies individually in Firefox Preferences, in the History section available under Tools > Options > Privacy.
For more information about Mozilla Firefox click here: https://www.mozilla.org/es-ES/privacy/websites/#cookies
Safari Version 5.1
For more information about Safari click here: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042
Options – Advanced – Cookies.
The cookie options control how Opera handles cookies and therefore their acceptance or rejection.
For more information on Opera click here: http://help.opera.com/Linux/10.60/es-ES/cookies.html
Consult the documentation for the browser you have installed.