A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your browser when you visit any website. Cookies are used so that the website can remember your visit when you browse this site again. Cookies usually store information of a technical nature, personal preferences, content personalisation, use statistics, links to social networks, access to user accounts, etc. The objective of the cookie is to adapt the web content to your profile and needs. Without cookies, the services offered by any website would be considerably impaired. In this document you can find further information about cookies, what they store, how to remove them and deactivate them, etc.
Cookies used on this website
In accordance with the guidelines of the Spanish Data Protection Agency, below we specify how cookies are used on this website, in order to inform you as accurately as possible.
This website uses the following independent cookies:
– Session cookies, to guarantee that users who write comments on the blog are human and not automated applications. This enables us to control spam.
This website uses the following third-party cookies:
– Google Analytics: This stores cookies to compile statistics about the traffic and volume of visits to this website. By using this website, you consent to your information being processed by Google. Therefore, if you wish to exercise any right in this sense, you must do so by contacting directly with Google.
– Social networks: Each social network uses its own cookies so that you can click on buttons such as “Like” or “Share”.
Deactivation or elimination of cookies
You can exercise your right to deactivate or eliminate the cookies used on this website at any time. This will be done differently depending on the browser used. In this document you will find further information on this subject.
– Neither this website nor its legal representatives shall be held responsible for the content or veracity of the privacy policies of the third parties mentioned in this cookies policy.
– Web browsers are the tools responsible for storing cookies and that is where you can exercise your right to eliminate or deactivate them. Neither this website nor its legal representatives can guarantee the correct or incorrect handling of cookies by the aforementioned browsers.
– In certain cases it is necessary to install cookies so that the browser does not forget its decision to not accept them.
– For any queries or doubts regarding this cookies policy please contact us through the contact section.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a harmless text file that is stored on your browser when you visit any website. Cookies are used so that the website can remember your visit when you browse this site again. Although most people are not aware, cookies have been in use for the past 20 years, when the first browsers for the World Wide Web emerged.
What is a cookie NOT?
It is not a virus, a trojan, a worm, spam, spyware and nor does it open pop-up windows.
What information does a cookie store?
Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about you, such as credit cards or bank details, photographs, your National Identity Card no. or personal information. etc. The data stored are of a technical nature, personal preferences, content personalisation, etc. The web server does not associate you as a person but rather your web browser. In fact, if you regularly browse with Internet Explorer and try to browse the same website with Firefox or Chrome, you will notice that the website will not notice that you are the same person because in reality it is identifying the browser, not the person.
What type of cookies exist?
-Technical cookies: These are the most fundamental type of cookie and they provide information on whether browsing is being carried out by a human or automated application, when the user browsing is anonymous or registered and basic tasks for the correct functioning of any dynamic website, among others.
– Analysis cookies: These cookies collect information on the type of browsing in progress, the most frequently used sections, products consulted, time of use, language, etc.
– Advertising cookies: These cookies show ads depending on your browsing patterns, your country of origin, language, etc.
What are independent and third-party cookies?
Independent cookies are those generated by the website you are visiting and third-party cookies are those generated by external services or suppliers such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.
What happens if I deactivate cookies?
So that you can understand the effects of deactivating cookies, we will show you some examples:
– You will not be able to share contents from this website on Facebook, Twitter or any other social network.
– The website will not be able to adapt contents to your personal preferences, as usually happens in the case of online stores. – You will not be able to access the personal section of this website such as, for example, My account or My profile or My orders.
– Online stores: You will not be able to make online purchases. They will have to be made by telephone or by visiting the physical store, when available.
– You will not be able to customise your geographical preferences such as time zone, currency or language
– The website will not be able to perform web analytics on visitors and website traffic, preventing the website from being competitive.
– You will not be able to write on the blog, upload photos, publish comments, review or score contents. It will also be impossible for the website to know whether you are a human or an automated application that publishes spam.
– It will not be possible to show sector-specific advertising, which will reduce the website”s advertising income.
Can cookies be eliminated?
Yes. Not only can they be eliminated, but also blocked, in general or in a specific case for a particular domain. To eliminate the cookies of a website you must go to the settings of your browser where you can find the cookies associated to the domain in question and eliminate them.
Cookie settings for the most popular browsers.
Below we will show you how to access a specific cookie using Chrome. Note: these steps may vary depending on the version of the browser:
- Go to Settings or Preferences through the menu option File or by clicking on the personalisation icon that appears in the top right-hand side.
- You will see different sections, click on the option Show advanced options.
- Go to Privacy, Content settings.
- Select All cookies and website data.
- A list will appear containing all cookies, ordered by domain. So that it is easier to find the cookies pertaining to a specific domain, introduce part or all of the address in the field Find cookies.
- After applying this filter, one or several lines will appear on the screen with the cookies used on the specific website. You now just have to select the cookies and click on the X to eliminate them. To access the cookie settings for the Internet Explorer browser, follow these steps (they may vary depending on the version of the browser):
- Go to Tools, Internet Options.
- Click on Privacy.
- Move the slider until setting the level of privacy desired. To access the cookie settings for the Firefox browser, follow these steps (they may vary depending on the version of the browser):
Go to Options or Preferences depending on your operating system.
Click on Privacy.
- In History, select Use custom settings for history.
You will now see the option Accept cookies, which you can activate or deactivate according to your preferences. To access the cookie settings for the Safari for OSX browser, follow these steps (they may vary depending on the version of the browser):
- Go to Preferences, then Privacy.
Here you will see the option Block cookies and you can set the type of block that you wish to use. To access the cookie settings 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 and you will see the option Block cookies, where you can set the type of block that you wish to use. To access the cookie settings for the browser for Android devices, follow these steps (they may vary depending on the version of the browser):
- Run the browser and press the Menu button, then Settings.
Go to Security and Privacy and you will see the option Accept cookies, which can be activated or deactivated. To access the cookie settings for the browser for Windows Phone devices, follow these steps (they may vary depending on the version of the browser):
- Open Internet Explorer, then click on More, then Settings.
You can now activate or deactivate the Allow cookies option.