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A cookie is a small text file that is stored in your browser whenever you visit a website. It allows the website to remember your visit when you surf that page again. Cookies usually store technical information, personal preferences, customisation of contents, usage statistics, links to social media, access to user accounts, etc. The purpose of a cookie is to adapt website contents to your profile and needs because, without cookies, the services offered by websites would be significantly undermined.
What isn’t a cookie?
It is neither a virus, nor a trojan, nor a worm, nor spam, nor spyware and it does not open pop-up windows.
What kind of information does a cookie store?
Cookies do not usually store sensitive information connected to credit cards or bank data, photographs, ID cards or personal information, etc. Data stored is of a technical character or related to personal preferences, customisation of contents, etc.
The web server does not associate with you as a person but with your web browser. In fact, if you use Internet Explorer regularly and try to surf the same website with Firefox or Chrome you will see that the web does not notice that you are the same person because it associates with the browser, not the person.
What types of cookies are there?
the most elementary cookies that, among other things, make it possible to know when a human being or an automated application is surfing, when an anonymous or registered user is surfing; all of which are basic tasks for the operation of a dynamic website.
they gather information on the type of surfing that is underway, on the sections used most frequently, products consulted, usage time slots, language, etc.
to display advertisements based on your surfing history, country of origin, language, etc.
What are proprietary and third-party cookies?
Proprietary cookies are those generated by the website you are visiting, whereas third-party cookies are those generated by external services or providers such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.
What happens if I disable cookies?
Just a few examples to show you see what disabling cookies entails:
• You will not be able to share any contents of a website on Facebook, Twitter or any other social media.
• The website will not be able to adapt its contents to your personal preferences as usually occurs with online shops.
• You will not be able to access the private section of websites. For example, My account, My profile or My Orders.
• Online shops: Online shopping will be impossible and can only be done by telephone or visiting physical shops, if available.
• You will not be able to customise your geographic preferences with regard to time slot, currency or language.
• The web site will not be able to perform any web analytics with regard to visitors or web traffic, thus hindering competitiveness.
• You will be able to blog, post photos, publish comments, rate or score contents. The website will not be able to discern whether you are a human being or an automated application publishing spam.
• It will not be possible to display sectorised advertisements. Consequently, this will only reduce website publicity revenues.
• All social media use them and you will not be able to use any of them should you disable cookies.
Can cookies be deleted?
Yes. They cannot only be deleted but also blocked either generally or specifically in the case of a certain domain.
To delete website cookies you must access your browser settings to search for those connected to the domain in question and proceed to delete them.
Cookies used On this website
This website uses the following proprietary cookies:
• Session cookies, to guarantee that blog comments are only made by humans and not by automated applications to combat spam.
This website uses the following third-party cookies:
• From Google Analytics, storing cookies to draw up statistics on traffic and volume of visits to this website. By using this website you allow Google to process any information connected to you. Therefore, to exercise your rights please contact directly with Google.
• From Social media: All social media use their own cookies so you can click on tabs such as Like or Share.
Disabling or deleting cookies
You will able to exercise your rights in terms of disabling or deleting cookies belonging to this website. These actions are performed differently according to the browser you are using. Hereunder is a quick guide for some of the most widespread browsers. (link with more information on cookies”)
Cookie settings for the most widespread browsers
We will now explain how you can access a given cookie on the Chrome browser. Please note: these steps may vary according to your browser version:
1. Go to Settings or Preferences via the File menu or click on the customisation icon in the top right-hand corner.
2. Several sections will drop down. Click on Show Advanced Options.
3. Go to Privacy, Content settings.
4. Select All cookies and web site data.
5. A list will appear with all the cookies ordered by domain. To simplify your search for cookies belonging to a specific domain, enter the full or partial address in the Search cookies field.
6. Once filtered, several lines showing the cookies of the requested website will appear on screen. All you have to do now is select and press X to delete.
To access cookies settings on the Internet Explorer browser, proceed as follows (they may vary according to your browser version):
1. Got to Tools, Internet Options
2. Click on Privacy.
3. Slide the tab until you reach the desired level of privacy.
To access cookie settings on the Firefox browser, proceed as follows (they may vary according to your browser version):
1. Got to Options or Preferences in your operating system.
2. Click on Privacy.
3. Under History choose Use a customised setting for your history.
4. You will now see the Accept cookies option that can be enabled or disabled according to your preferences.
To access cookie settings on the Safari for OSX browser, proceed as follows (they may vary according to your browser version):
1. Go to Preferences first and then Privacy
2. Here you will find the Block cookies option to establish settings.
Proceed as follows for cookies settings on the Safari for iOS browser (they may vary according to your browser version):
1. Go to Settings first and then Safari.
2. Go to Privacy and Security where you will see the Block cookies option to establish settings.
Proceed as follows for cookie settings on Android devices (they may vary according to your browser version):
1. Run the browser and click on Menu and then Settings.
2. Go to Safety and Privacy where you will find the Accept cookies option to enable or disable
Proceed as follows to access cookie settings of the browser used on Windows Phone devices (they may vary according to your browser version):
1. Open Internet Explorer, then More and, finally, Settings
2. You many now enable or disable the Allow cookies box.
• Neither this website nor its legal representatives shall be held responsible for the contents or the authenticity of the privacy policies of third parties mentioned in this cookies policy.
• Web browsers are tools that store cookies and must be used should you wish to exercise your rights as regards enabling or disabling them. Neither this website nor its legal representatives can guarantee correct cookie handling by the aforementioned browsers.
• In some cases, cookies must be installed so that the browser does not forget it has decided to accept them.
• In the case of cookies from Google Analytics, this company stores cookies on servers located in the United States and is committed to not sharing them with third parties excepting those cases when they are required to run the system or when the law imposes this obligation. According to Google, they do not store IP addresses. Google Inc. is a company that complies with the Safe Harbour Agreement to guarantee that all data will be processed according to European regulations on levels of protection. Please go to this link to obtain detailed information.
• Do not hesitate to contact us should you have any doubts or enquiries related to this cookies policy via our contact us section.