What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files containing a string of characters that are placed on your computer, tablet or mobile device that uniquely identify your browser or device. They are used to collect, store and track information for statistical purposes, to improve the products and services provided, as well as to improve your browsing experience. Cookies allow a site or services to know if your computer or device has visited that site or service before. Cookies can then be used to help understand how the site or service is being used, help you navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience.
What type of cookies do we use?
These can be classified according to:
- The organisation which manages them First Party cookies: These are our own cookies which are sent to the user’s device from the server or domains, from which we provide the service you request.
- Third Party cookies: Third-party cookies may be placed on your device by someone providing a service for us; for example, those used by social media or external sources such as Google Maps.
- The length of time a cookie remains active Session cookies: These are temporary cookies which only remain on your device until you stop browsing and are not stored on your hard disc. These cookies provide information which may be used to monitor your device’s tracking activity on our site. Ultimately, this allows us to provide a better experience, to improve the content, and make the site easier to use.
- Persistent cookies: Are those which stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted. Our site reads these cookies when you visit us again. We may use this information to facilitate purchasing and registration services.
- Technical cookies: These cookies serve navigation purposes, to facilitate access and use of our website. For example, they are essential for monitoring traffic and data communication, to access restricted areas, to process purchase orders, to utilise security features, and to store content in order to deliver videos or share content on social networks.
- Personalisation cookies: These cookies allow you to access our services according to a number of predefined criteria, such as language, the navigator you use to access our services, the regional configuration wherefrom the service is accessed, etc.
- Analytics cookies: These monitor the number of visitors we receive and how users navigate our website. This data allows us to see which types of content users enjoy most, so that we can improve our services.
- Publicity cookies: These cookies permit management of advertising space that may be included on our website, in the most effective way possible.
- Behavioural publicity cookies: These cookies store information of the user’s behaviour through continued observation. This way we can understand your browsing habits and display adverts you may be interested in.
What purposes are cookies used for on this site?
Cookies are an essential part of how our website works. We use them to improve your browsing experience. For example, cookies help us identify you (if you are registered on our website), to remember your preferences (language, country, etc.) during navigation and in future visits, to manage the shopping cart, to enable you to make on-line purchases, etc.
The information contained in cookies also allow us to improve the site, using estimates on figures and browsing patterns, adapting the website to the users’ individual interests, speeding up searches, etc.
What are Cookies NOT used for on this site?
Who uses the information saved in cookies?
The information stored in cookies from our website is used exclusively by us, except for those of Google Analytics, which are used and managed by Google and by us for statistical purposes, and third-party cookies as Flickr, Vimeo and TuTiempo.
Can cookies be deactivated?
Yes, cookies can be deactivated. However, blocking cookies might prevent you from accessing certain areas of our site or from taking advantage of some of our services, and navigation may be less efficient.
If you would like to restrict, block or deactivate our website’s cookies, click on the link below that corresponds to your browser:
Which cookies are used on this site and for what purposes?
The following table shows the cookies used on our website and explains their use.
This list will be updated as the web services offered on this site change, as quickly as possible. Occasionally during the update, all cookies may not be listed. However, this only concerns cookies with an identical purpose to those included in this chart.