A cookie is a small text file which is stored on your browser when you visit almost any website. Its use is to enable the website to remember your visit when you browse the site again. Cookies usually store technical information, personal preferences, content personalisation, usage statistics, links to social networks, access to user accounts, etc. The objective of a cookie is to adapt the website content to your profile and requirements. Without cookies the services offered by every web page would be considerably lacking. If you would like more information about what cookies are, what they store, how to delete them, deactivate them, etc., please visit this link.
Cookies employed on this website
Following the guidelines of the Spanish Agency of Data Protection we have detailed below the usage of cookies employed by this website with the purpose of informing you as accurately as possible.
This website employs the following personal cookies:
– Session cookies, to guarantee that the users who write comments on the blog are human and not automated applications. Spam is prevented in this manner.
This website uses the following third party cookies:
– Google Analytics: Stores cookies in order to develop statistics on the traffic and volume of visits to the website. By using this website you consent Google to process information about you. Therefore the exercise of any right in this sense must be carried out by contacting Google directly.
– Social networks: Every social network uses their own cookies so that you can click on options such as Share and Like.
Deactivation or elimination of cookies
At any moment you can exercise your right to deactivate or eliminate the cookies of this website. These actions can be carried out in a different manner depending on the browser you are using.
– Website browsers are the tools which take charge of storing cookies and your right to eliminate or deactivate them must be carried out from the browser. The website nor its legal representatives can guarantee the correct or incorrect manipulation of cookies on behalf of the browsers.
– In some cases it is necessary to install cookies so that the browser does not forget your decision not to accept them.
– If you have any questions about this cookies policy, please do not hesitate to contact us via the contact section.
More information on cookies
What is a cookie?
A cookie is an inoffensive text file which is stored on your browser when you visit almost any website. Its use is to enable the website to remember your visit when you browse the site again. Although unknown to many people, cookies have been used for 20 years, when the first World Wide Web browsers appeared.
What is it not?
A cookie is not a virus, a Trojan, a computer worm, spam or spyware, nor does it open pop-up windows.
What information do cookies store?
Cookies do not tend to store sensitive information about you, such as credit cards or bank information, photographs, identity cards or personal information, etc. The data that they store are of technical character, personal preferences, content personalisation, etc.
The web server does not associate you as a person, but as a web browser. In fact, if you usually browse with Internet Explorer and try browsing the same website with Firefox or Chrome, you will see that the website does not recognise that you are the same person because it is associating the browser, not the person.
What types of cookies are there?
-Technical cookies: They are the most basic ones and enable, amongst other things, the recognition of when a human or an automated application is browsing, when an anonymous or a registered user is browsing, which are basic tasks for the functioning of any dynamic website.
-Analytics cookies: They gather information regarding the type of navigation you are carrying out, the sections you use most, products you look up, time zone used, language, etc.
-Advertising cookies: They show publicity based on your navigation, your country of origin, language, etc.
What are personal and third party cookies?
Personal cookies are generated by the website you are visiting and third party cookies are generated by external services or providers such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.
What happens if I deactivate cookies?
Here are some examples to help you to understand the effects of deactivating cookies:
-You will not be able to share any of the website contents on Facebook, Twitter or any other social network.
-The website will not be able to adapt the contents to your personal preferences, which usually happens with online shopping.
-You will not be able to access the personal area on the website, such as My Account, My Profile or My Orders.
-Online shopping: You will not be able to shop online. It will have to be done over the phone or by visiting the physical shop if there is one.
-It will not be possible to personalise your geographical preferences such as time zone, currency or language.
-The website will not be able to carry out data analyses on visitors and website traffic, which will complicate the strength of the website.
-You will not be able to write on the blog, upload photographs, post comments, or rate contents. Additionally, the website will not know if you are human or an automated application that publishes spam.
– Sectorised advertising cannot be displayed, which will reduce the advertising revenue of the website.
Can cookies be deleted?
Yes. Not only can they be deleted, but they can also be blocked in a general or particular manner for a specific domain.
In order to delete cookies from a website you must go into your browser settings and search for the ones associated with the domain in question and then delete them.
Cookies settings in the most popular browsers
Here is how to access a specific Chrome browser cookie. Note: these steps may vary depending on the browser version:
- Go into Settings or Preferences in the File menu or by clicking the customization icon that appears at the top right.
- You will see different sections, click on the option Show advanced options.
- Go into Privacy, Content Settings.
- Select All cookies and site data.
- A list will appear with all the cookies ordered by domain. To make it easier for you to find cookies from a specific domain, enter the address partially or totally in the Search cookies field.
- After filtering, one or more lines will appear on the screen with the cookies of the requested website. Now all you have to do is select it and press the X to proceed to eliminate it.
To access the cookie settings on the Internet Explorer browser follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):
- Go into Tools, Internet Options.
- Click on Privacy.
- Move the slider to adjust the level of privacy you want.
To access the cookie settings on the Firefox browser follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):
- Go to Options or Preferences according to your operating system.
- Click on Privacy.
- In History choose Use a custom configuration for history.
- Now you will see the option Accept cookies, which you can activate or deactivate according to your preferences.
To access the cookie settings on the Safari browser for OSX follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):
- Go to Preferences, then Privacy.
- Here you will see the option Block cookies to adjust the type of blocking you want to perform.
To access the cookie settings of the Safari browser for iOS follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):
- Go to Settings, then Safari.
- Go to Privacy and Security, where you will see the option Block cookies to adjust the type of blocking you wish to perform.
To access the browser cookie settings on Android devices follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):
- Run the browser and press the Menu key, then Settings.
- Go into Security and Privacy, where you will see the option Accept cookies to enable or disable the box.
To access the browser cookie setting on Windows Phone devices follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):
- Open Internet Explorer, then More, then Setting.
- Now you can enable or disable the Allow cookies box.