WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a file that websites transfer to the hard drive of the computers that connect to them. Although cookies are often used only for technical reasons, they can also allow for, amongst other things, the storage and recovery of information on a user’s navigation habits and their device or computer, and depending of the information contained within them and the way they are used on your device or computer, they can also be used to recognise the user.
There are cookies which are controlled and managed by the owner of the Site (these are called ‘first party cookies’) and others which are owned by third parties (these are called ‘third party cookies’) because these provide a tool or an integrated website functionality.
Certain cookies are cancelled once navigation on a site comes to an end (session cookies) while others can remain stored on the user’s device or computer and be accessed for longer periods (persistent cookies).
WHICH COOKIES DO WE USE AND WHY?
We use the following types of cookies on this Site:
1. Technical cookies or cookies which are fundamental to providing our services.
We use technical cookies in order to be able to provide services requested by our users. These cookies are indispensable for the navigation and use of the website’s different options and services, such as controlling traffic, communicating data, identify the session, access restricted areas, remember the information provided by the user at each stage of the registration or hiring process, use security elements during browsing, store contents for videos or sounds or share content on social media.
2. Personalization Cookies.
With the aim of optimizing our website’s user experience, we use personalization cookies that allow us to configure the web and its services according to the user’s preferences, or the general characteristics of their computer equipment; for example, the browser used and its version, the installed operating system, etc.These cookies are used, for example, to remember the parameters that were chosen by the user during their visits. This is in order to guide the web’s content according to their language or location, or to maintain the accredited status of registered users.
3. Analytical Cookies.
Analytical cookies allow for the measurement and analysis of activity on websites and make it possible to identify user profiles.
We use GOOGLE ANALYTICS and OMNITURE (ADOBE ANALYTICS) cookies to compile anonymous and aggregate statistics that allow us to understand how users use our website, in order to improve it and adjust it to their preferences.
GOOGLE ANALYTICS is a tool provided by the company Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway. Mountain View, CA 94043. More information regarding the functioning of GOOGLE ANALYTICS and the cookies used by this service is available in the following links:
You may disable GOOGLE ANALYTICS cookies by installing the disabling plug-in created by Google in your browser and available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
By way of illustration, the data derived from navigation on our Site which may be subject to analysis is as follows:
– The domain name service provider (ISP) and / or IP address that gives them access to the network. For example, a provider user XXX can only be identified by the domain xxx.es and / or IP address. This allows us to compile statistics on the countries and servers that most frequently visit our website.
– The date and time you access our site. This allows us to check the times when there is the most traffic and make the necessary adjustments to avoid saturation at peak times.
– The Internet address of the link that leads to our website. This data demonstrates the effectiveness of the different banners and links leading to our server allowing us to promote those that offer better results.
– The number of daily visitors to each section. This tells us which areas of our Site are the most popular so that we can expand and improve its content so that users get a more satisfactory result.
4. Advertising Cookies
We use advertising cookies to manage our advertising space. These cookies allow the administration of these spaces based on technical criteria such as the edited content or the frequency in which ads are displayed.
During your browsing, cookies of this type may be installed from the following third parties (Note: since we do not control them, we disclaim any responsibility for the content and accuracy of the information and privacy policies relating to such cookies)
DOUBLECLICK – GOOGLE, INC., located at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway. Mountain View, CA 94043. More information about these cookies is available at: http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/ and https://support.google.com/adsense/answer/2839090?hl=en. You can disable DoubleClick cookies by visiting the DoubleClick disable page (http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/dart_adserving.aspx).
APP NEXUS – APPNEXUS, INC., located at 28 West 23rd Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY, 10010. More information on how this cookie works and how to disable it can be found at https://www.appnexus.com/en/company/platform-privacy-policy.
TAPAD – TAPAD INC., located at 60 Madison Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY, 10010. For more information regarding these cookies visit the following link https://www.tapad.com/privacy-policy/. You may disable Tapad’s cookies at http://optout.aboutads.info/?c=2&lang=EN
ADARA ANALYTICS – ADARA INC., located at 351 E Evelyn Avenue, Suite 100, Mountain View, CA, 94041. For more information regarding these cookies check the following link https://adara.com/privacy-promise/. You may disable Adara cookies at https://adara.com/opt-out/
ARE COOKIES ANONYMOUS?
HOW CAN I MANAGE COOKIES?
Website users can decide not to receive cookies, delete them or be notified when they are added to their system by configuring their browser options. For more information on how you can best manage your cookies we advise users to consult the Help option on their browser.
To make this easier for you we have collected information issued by the main Web browsers on cookie management and include this below:
· Chrome, http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
· Explorer, http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9
· Firefox, https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
· Safari, http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042
If you disable cookies, you may not be able to use all website functionalities.
To deactivate the use of third party advertising cookies, users may visit the consumer opt-out page on the NAI, Network Advertising Initiative website. Website:http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp).