Date of publication: 20th of July 2018
What are cookies?
Cookies are small files that some platforms, like web pages, can install in your computer’s browser or that of your smartphone, tablet, or connected television. They have various functions: storing your browsing preferences, compiling statistical information, allowing certain technical functionalities, etc. Occasionally, cookies are used for storing basic information about the user’s browsing habits, according to their ability to do so.
Why are they important?
Cookies are useful for various reasons. From a technical point of view, they allow web pages to work more quickly and be adapted to your preferences, for example by storing your language or your country’s currency. Additionally, they help the websites’ managers improve the services that they offer, thanks to the statistical information cookies collect. Finally, they are useful for making the publicity that we show you more efficient; thanks to this, we can offer you services free of charge.
Browsing this site implies that the following types of cookies can be installed:
Cookies for better service
This type of cookies saves your preferences for certain types of tools or services so that you do not have to reconfigure them each time you visit our site and, in some cases, they can be provided by third parties. Some examples are: the level of volume of the audiovisual players, preferences regarding the order of items or the playing speed of compatible videos. In the case of online shopping, they allow the maintenance of information regarding your shopping cart.
Cookies for statistical analysis
These are those which, whether handled by us or third parties, allow the number of site visitors to be counted, as well as to statistically analyse usage of our services by the users. Thanks to this, we can study the browsing of our website and improve the products or services offered. This analysis is carried out by tools provided by third parties like Google Analytics or ComScore.
Cookies for position tracking
These cookies are used by programs that try to locate the geographic location of the computer, smartphone, tablet, or connected television in order to offer more adequate content and services.
Cookies for registration
When you register on our website, cookies are generated which identify you as a registered user and indicate when you have logged on to the site. These cookies are used to identify your account and its associated services. These cookies are kept as long as you do not log out of the account, close the browser or turn of the device. These cookies can be used in combination with analytical data in order to individually identify your preferences on our site. To make this possible, we work with companies that provide us their services and install their cookies on our behalf.
Our own cookies for content recommendation
These cookies allow us offer you content adapted to your preferences when you browse on our website. If you agree to their installation, we use our own cookies to get to know your content and browsing preferences in order to create profiles. To make this possible, we work with companies that provide us their services and install their cookies on our behalf.
Third party cookies for content recommendation
These cookies are used by other companies with which we have agreements and allow us to offer you content according to your preferences when you browse on our website, or even on other sites. These companies will install their cookies and offer you content based on your preferences only if you give your permission.
Our own advertising cookies
These cookies allow us to effectively utilise the advertising spaces on our website, adapting the content to your preferences. Because of these cookies, we can get to know your browsing habits on our site and show you advertising related to your browsing profile. If you agree, we can install our own advertising cookies in order to get to know your browsing preferences and create advertising profiles that we can offer to our advertisers. To make this possible, we work with companies that provide us with their advertising services and install their cookies on our behalf.
Third party advertising cookies
These cookies are used by other companies in order to effectively utilise their advertising spaces on our website, adapting the content to your preferences. Because of these cookies, these companies can get to know your browsing habits on our site and show you advertising related to your browsing profile. These companies will install their cookies and offer you content based on your preferences only if you give your permission. The companies that offer personalised advertising have their own privacy policies, which you can consult here.
Other third party cookies
On some of our webpages, third party cookies can be installed which allow them to improve the services they offer. One example of such use is the links to social networks that allow us to share our content.
How can I set up my preferences?
You can allow, block or eliminate cookies installed on your device by adjusting your Internet browser’s options. In the case you decide to block them, it is possible that certain services that need their use will not be available to you. Below we provide you with links in which you will find information about how to activate your preferences in the main Internet browsers:
Lastly, you can access the website Your Online Choices where, besides finding useful information, you can configure your preferences surrounding third party advertising cookies provider by provider. If you wish to contact us regarding our cookies policy, you can write us at email@example.com