Cookies are files that are downloaded to your computer when you access certain websites. Cookies allow a website to, among other things, store and retrieve information about a user’s or your computer’s browsing habits and, depending on the information they contain and how you use your computer.
In addition, they improve your browsing process, since they allow the website to offer the user information that may be of interest to him/her depending on the use he/she makes of the content.
If you do not want to receive cookies, please set your Internet browser to delete them from your computer’s hard drive, block them or notify you when they are installed. To continue without changes to the cookie settings, simply continue on the website.
The cookies we use do not store any personal data, or any kind of information that could identify you, unless you want to register, voluntarily in order to use the services we make available to you or to receive information about promotions and contents of your interest.
Types and purposes of cookies
Cookies, depending on their permanence, can be classified in:
Session cookies: they expire when the user closes the browser.
Persistent cookies: they expire depending on the purpose for which they are used (for example, to keep the user identified on the website and its services or when they are deleted manually).
Cookies can be classified according to their purpose as follows
Log cookies (technical and customization): Log cookies are generated once a user has registered or subsequently logged in, and are used to identify you in the services for the following purposes:
To keep the User identified so that, if he closes a service, the browser or the computer and at another time or another day he re-enters that service, he will continue to be identified, thus facilitating his navigation without having to identify himself again. This functionality can be removed if the user presses the “logout” functionality, so that this Cookie is deleted and the next time the user enters the service he will have to log in to be identified.
Check if the user is authorized to access certain services, for example, to participate in a contest.
Analytical cookies: Every time a user visits a service or information on the website or a tool from an external provider (Google Analytics, Comscore and similar which may be added to this list if they vary from the current ones) it generates an analytical cookie in the user’s computer. This cookie, which is only generated during the visit, will serve in future visits to the website services to identify the visitor anonymously. The main objectives pursued are
Allow anonymous identification of browser users through the cookie (identifies browsers and devices, not people) and therefore the approximate count of the number of visitors and their trend over time.
Identify anonymously the most visited contents and therefore more attractive to users.
To know if the user who is accessing is new or repeats a visit. Important: Unless the user decides to register for a service or content on the website, the cookie will never be associated with any personal data that can identify you. These cookies will only be used for statistical purposes to help optimize the user experience on the website.
How to block or delete installed cookies
You can allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by setting your browser options. You can find information on how to do this, in relation to the most common browsers, in the links below:
However, we inform you that the deactivation of a cookie may prevent or hinder navigation or the provision of the services offered on the website.