What is a Cookie?
Cookies are files that contain small amounts of information that are downloaded to the user’s device that is used when you visit a website. Its main purpose is to recognize the user each time he accesses and also allows us to improve the quality and usability of our website.
These tools do not obtain data of the names or surnames of the users, nor of the postal address where they are connected. The information they obtain is related, for example, to the number of registered visits, the language, the social network in which our news is published, the city to which the IP address is assigned from where users who visit us access it, the frequency of visits, the time of the visit, the browser they use, the operator or type of terminal from which the visit is made.
Cookies are essential for the functioning of the Internet; they cannot damage the user’s equipment / device and, if they are activated in the configuration of your browser, they help us identify and solve possible errors in the operation of the web.
Types of Cookies
There are different types of cookies. They all work in the same way, but they have small differences:
- a) Session Cookies. Session cookies last only for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close the browser. Its main purpose is to identify the type of device, support the website security or its basic functionality. They do not contain personal information that allows us to identify a person.
- b) Persistent or Permanent Cookies: They are stored in the hard disk of the device and our web reads them every time you make a new visit to; has a certain expiration or expiration date, when the cookie stops working. They allow us to identify your actions and preferences; analyse visits and help us understand how users reach our page and improve our services.
- c) Functionality Cookies: They allow to remember decisions adopted by the user, such as his login or identifier. The information contained in these cookies is anonymized (that is, it does not contain your name, address, or other information).
- d) Third Party Cookies. Third-party cookies are the cookies installed by a website that is not the one you are visiting; for example, those used by social networks (such as Facebook) or by external content supplements (such as Google Maps). In addition, some advertising companies use these types of files to track your visits at each site where they are advertised.
- e) Analytical Cookies: They are cookies that are intended for periodic maintenance and ensure the best operation and service to the user; collecting data of your activity.
By accessing the web, you expressly accept that we can use this type of cookies on your devices. If you deactivate cookies, your navigation may not be optimal and some of the utilities available may not work correctly.
- a) Own cookies
No cookie allows you to contact your phone number, your email address or any other means of contact. No cookie can extract information from your hard drive or steal personal information.
- b) Google Analytics Cookies
The site uses the Google Analytics service, which is provided by Google, Inc., entity whose main office is at 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, United States (“Google”).
|_ga||2 years||It’s used to distinguish users.|
|_gi||24 hours||It’s used to distinguish users.|
|_gat||1 minute||Used to limit the percentage of requests.|
User configuration to avoid Cookies
To restrict or delete cookies from this website, you can do so, at any time, by modifying the configuration of your browser according to the guidelines indicated below.
Thus, you can block cookies through the browser’s configuration tools, or you can configure your browser to notify you when a server wants to save a cookie:
- a) If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer, in the menu option Tools> Internet Options> Privacy> Configuration. To know more visit http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies and http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to- manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9.
- b) If you use Firefox, in the menu option Tools> Options> Privacy> Cookies. To learn more visit http://support.mozilla.org/es/products/firefox/privacy-and-security
- c) If you use Chrome, in the Options> Advanced options> Privacy section. Find out more http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
- d) If you use Opera, in the Security and Privacy option, you can configure the browser. To learn more visit http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/
Please note that if you block, turn off or reject our cookies, some websites will not display correctly or you will not be able to use the services of the website that requires you to log in.