What are cookies?
In English, the term «cookie» means biscuit, but in the realm of web browsing, a «cookie» is something else entirely. When you access our Website, a small amount of text called a «cookie» is stored on your device’s browser. This text contains various information about your browsing, habits, preferences, content customizations, etc…
There are other technologies that work in a similar way and are also used to collect data about your browsing activity. We will call all these technologies collectively «cookies».
The specific uses we make of these technologies are described in this document.
What are cookies used for on this website?
Cookies are an essential part of how the Website works. The main purpose of our cookies is to improve your browsing experience. For example, to remember your preferences (language, country, etc.) during browsing and on future visits. The information collected in cookies also allows us to improve the website, adapt it to your interests as a user, speed up your searches, etc.
What are cookies NOT used for on this website?
The cookies we use do not store sensitive personal identification information such as your name, address, password, etc…
Who uses the information stored in cookies?
The information stored in the cookies on our Website is used exclusively by us, with the exception of those identified below as «third-party cookies», which are used and managed by external entities that provide us with services that improve the user experience. For example, the statistics that are collected on the number of visits, the content that is most liked, etc…
If you have accepted them, we will not ask you again unless you delete the cookies on your device as indicated in the next section. If you want to revoke the consent you will have to delete the cookies and configure them again.
You can restrict, block or delete cookies on this Website (and those used by third parties) at any time by modifying your browser settings. Please note that this setting is different in each browser.
In the following links you will find instructions to enable or disable cookies in the most common browsers.
What types of cookies are used on this website?
Each web page uses its own cookies. On our website we use the following:
ACCORDING TO THE ENTITY THAT MANAGES IT
They are those that are sent to the User’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the publisher itself and from which the service requested by the User is provided.
Third party cookies:
They are those that are sent to the User’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through cookies.
In the event that cookies are served from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself, but the information collected through them is managed by a third party, they cannot be considered as own cookies if the third party uses them for their own purposes. (for example, the improvement of the services it provides or the provision of advertising services in favor of other entities).
ACCORDING TO ITS PURPOSE
They are those necessary for the navigation and proper functioning of our Website, such as, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing parts of restricted access, making the application for registration or participation in an event, Count visits for the purpose of billing software licenses with which the Website service works, use security elements during browsing, store content for the broadcast of videos or sound, enable dynamic content (for example, animation of loading a text or image).
They allow quantifying the number of users and thus carry out the measurement and statistical analysis of the use made by users of the Website.
Cookies of preferences or personalization:
They are those that allow information to be remembered for the User to access the service with certain characteristics that can differentiate their experience from that of other users, such as, for example, the language, the number of results to be displayed when the User performs a search, the appearance or content of the service depending on the type of browser through which the User accesses the service or the region from which the user accesses the service, etc.
ACCORDING TO THE PERIOD OF TIME THEY REMAIN ACTIVATED
They are those designed to collect and store data while the User accesses a web page.
They are usually used to store information that is only interesting to keep for the provision of the service requested by the User on a single occasion (for example, a list of products purchased) and disappear at the end of the session.
They are those in which the data is still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed during a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years. In this regard, it should be specifically assessed whether the use of persistent cookies is necessary, since the risks to privacy could be reduced by using session cookies. In any case, when persistent cookies are installed, it is recommended to reduce their temporary duration to the minimum necessary, taking into account the purpose of their use. For these purposes, Opinion 4/2012 of GT29 indicated that for a cookie to be exempt from the duty of informed consent, its expiration must be related to its purpose. Because of this, session cookies are much more likely to be considered excepted than persistent ones.