A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your browser when you visit virtually all websites. It is used so that the website will be able to remember your visit when you return to that webpage. Cookies normally store information of a technical nature, personal preferences, personalisation of contents, use statistics, links to social networks, access to user accounts, etc. The objective of the cookie is to adapt the contents of the website to your profile and needs. Without cookies the services offered by any website would be notably diminished.
Cookies used on this website
In accordance with the guidelines of the Spanish Data Protection Agency, below are the details of the uses this website makes of cookies, with the aim of informing you as precisely as possible.
This website uses the following company cookies:
- Session cookies, to guarantee that the users that write comments on the blog are humans and not automated applications. This is a means of combating spam.
This website uses the following third party cookies:
- Google Analytics: Stores cookiesto be able to draw up statistics on the traffic and visitor volume to the website. By using this website you are consenting to the use of information about you by Google. Therefore, the exercising of any right corresponding to this should be made by directly contacting Google.
- Social networks: Each social network uses its own cookies so that you click on buttons like “Like” and “Share”.
Deactivating or removing cookies
You can exercise your right to deactivate or remove cookies on the website at any time. These actions are carried out in different ways depending on the browser that you are using.
- Neither this website nor its legal representatives accept responsibility for the content or truthfulness of the privacy policies that the third parties mentioned in this cookies policy may have.
- Web browsers are the tools responsible for storing the cookies and it is from there that you should exercise your right eliminate or deactivate them. Neither this website not its legal representatives can guarantee the correct or incorrect manipulation of the cookies by the mentioned browsers.
- In some cases, it is necessary to install cookies so that your browser does not forget your decision not to accept them.
- For any doubts of queries regarding this cookies policy do not hesitate to get in touch with us via the contact section.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a harmless text file that is stored in your browser when you visit virtually any website. The cookie means that the website is able to remember your visit when you come back to browse on this page. Although few people realise, cookies have been in use for 20 years, since the first web browsers appeared.
What is a cookie NOT?
It is not a virus, a trojan, or a worm, or spam, or spyware and it doesn’t open pop-up windows.
What information does a cookie store?
Cookies do not normally store sensitive information about you, like credit cards or bank details, photos, your national identity document or personal information etc. The data stored are of a technical nature, personal preferences, personalisation of content etc.
The web server does not register you as a person but your web browser. In fact, if you regularly navigate with Internet Explorer and try to navigate the web with Firefox or Chrome, you will see that the website does not realise that you are the same person because it is in fact associated with the browser, not the person.
What types of cookies exist?
- Technical cookies: These are the most basic and allow, amongst other things, for the site to know whether a human is browsing or an automated application, whether it is an anonymous user or a registered one, basic tasks for any dynamic website to work.
- Analysis cookies: These collect information about the type of browsing being carried out, the sections that are most used, products looked at, timetable of use, language, etc.
- Advertising cookies: These show adverts according to your browsing habits, the country you are from, your language, etc.
What are company cookies and those of third parties?
Company cookies are those generated by the website that you are visiting, while third party ones are those created by external services or providers like Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.
What happens if I deactivate the cookies?
In order to understand the extent of what may happen if you deactivate cookies, we offer some examples:
- You will not be able to share content from this website on Facebook, Twitter or any other social network.
- The website will not be able to adapt its contents to your personal preferences, as normally happens on online shops.
- You will not be able to access the website’s personal area, such as for example My account or My profile or My orders.
- Online stores: It will be impossible to shop online and you will need to make your purchases over the phone or visiting the physical store.
- It will not be possible to personalise your geographic preferences such as time zone, currency or language.
- The website will not be able to carry out web analysis about visitors and web traffic, which will make it difficult for the website to be competitive.
- You will not be able to write on the blog or to upload photos, publish comments, evaluate or score content. The website will also be unable to distinguish whether you are a human or an automated application that publishes spam.
- It will not be possible to show tailored advertising, which will reduce the website’s earnings from advertising.
Can cookies be eliminated?
Yes. Not only eliminated, but also blocked, in general or for a particular site.
To eliminate the cookies from a particular website, you need to go to your browser configuration and there you will be able to search for the cookies associated with the specific site and proceed to eliminate them.
Configuration of cookies for the most popular browsers
Below we tell you how to access a specific cookie on the Chrome browser. Note: these steps may vary depending on the browser:
- Go to configuration or preferences via the archive menu or clicking the personalisation icon that appears in the top right.
- You will see different sections; click on Show advanced options.
- Go to Privacy, content configuration.
- Select All cookies and website data.
- A list will appear with all the cookies ordered by website. To make it easier to find the cookies for a specific website, enter the partial or complete address in the Search cookies field.
- After you have applied this filter one or several lines will appear with the cookies for the requested website. Now you just need to select it and press the X to proceed to eliminate it.
In order to access the cookies configuration on the Internet Explorer browser follow these steps (they may vary depending on your browser version):
- Go to Tools, Internet options
- Click on Privacy.
- Move the slider until you have adjusted it to your desired privacy level.
To access the cookies configuration for the Firefox browser, follow these steps (they may vary depending on your browser version):
- Go to Options or Preferences depending on your operating system.
- Click on Privacy.
- On History select Use a personalised configuration for the history.
- You will now see the option Accept cookies. You may activate it or deactivate it depending on your preferences.
To access the cookies configuration for the browser Safari for OSX follow these steps (they may vary depending on your browser version):
- Go to Preferences, then Privacy.
- In this place you will see the option Block cookies for you to adjust the type of block that you wish to carry out.
To access the cookies configuration for the Safari for iOS browser, follow these steps (they may vary depending on the version of the browser):
- Go to Settings, then Safari.
- Go to Privacy and Security. You will see the option Block cookies where you can adjust the type of block that you want.
To access the cookies configuration on the browser for Android devices follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):
- Open the browser and click on Menu, followed by Settings.
- Go to Security and Privacy, you will see the Accept cookies option so that you can activate or deactivate the box.
To access the cookies configuration on the browser for Windows Phone devices, follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):
- Open Internet Explorer, then More, then Configuration
- Now you can activate or deactivate the Allow cookies box.