Last update May 20, 2018
Pursuant to the provisions of Article 22.2 of the LSSI (Spanish Information-Society Services Act), this web site shall only use data storage and retrieval devices (‘Cookies’) when the user has given approval to do so, as advised in the pop-up window of the user’s browser upon access to the web site for the first time, and in accordance with the terms and conditions below, which every user should be familiar with.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain web pages. Cookies allow a web page to do such things as store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of users or their computers, and depending on the information they have and the way in which their computers are used, cookies can be used to recognise the user.
They are thus used, for example, to manage the users’ sessions (reducing the number of times that they have to enter their passwords), or to adapt the content of the web site to their preferences, among other functionalities.
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What options do I have?
It is possible to choose among the following actions:
Accept cookies: The cookie warning will not be displayed upon access to any page on the web site.
Change the cookie setting: You can delete cookies of the web site and change the browsing settings. This will not prevent the cookie warning from being displayed upon new access to the web site.
What types of cookies are there?
1. According to the organization that manages the computer or domain from where the cookies are sent and processes the data collected, the following cookie types can be distinguished:
Own cookies: They are those that are sent to the terminal device of the user from a computer or domain managed by the publisher itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
Third party cookies: They are those that are sent to the terminal device of the user from a computer or domain not managed by the publisher itself, but by another organization that processes the data collected through cookies.
In the event that the cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the publisher itself but the information that is collected through the cookies is managed by a third party, they cannot be considered as own cookies.
2. Types of cookies according to the time frame within which they remain enabled on the terminal device:
Session cookies: They are a type of cookie designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page. They are often used to store information with the sole purpose of providing the service requested by the user only once (for example, a list of products purchased).
Persistent cookies: They are a type of cookies through which data continues to be stored on the terminal, and can be accessed and processed for a period of time defined by the administrator of the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.
3. Types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data collected through cookies are processed:
Technical cookies: They are those that allow the user to browse through a web site, platform or application, and use the different options or services available on the web site, such as controlling data traffic and communication, logging in, access restricted areas, remember the items that make up an order, process a purchase order, apply for registration or take part in an event, use security measures while browsing, store content to stream video or sound, or share content through social media.
Customization cookies: They are those that allow the user to access the service with some general features that are predefined according to a set of criteria in the user’s terminal, such as the language, the type of browser through which the service is accessed, the regional configuration from which the service is accessed, etc.
Analytical cookies: They are those that allow their administrator to monitor and analyse the behaviour of users of the web sites to which they are linked. The information collected by means of this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of web sites, applications or platforms, and to create browsing profiles for the users of such sites, applications and platforms, in order to make improvements based on the analysis of data on the use made by users of the service.
Advertising cookies: They are those that allow to manage, as efficiently as possible, any advertising space that the publisher has included in a web page, application, or platform from which the requested service is provided, on the basis of criteria such as the posted content or the frequency with which the ads appear.
Behavioural advertising cookies: They are those that allow to manage, as efficiently as possible, any advertising space that the publisher has included in a web page, application, or platform from which the requested service is provided. These cookies store information on user behaviour collected through continuous observation of browsing habits in order to develop a specific profile to display ads on the basis of such behaviour.
What types of cookies are used on this web site?
Upon access to our web site, you are informed that if you continue browsing, several of our own and third-party cookies will be installed on your device.
The cookies used by this web site are our own, that is, they are sent to the terminal device of the user from the domain managed by the publisher of this site and through which the service requested by the user is provided, and are strictly necessary to provide the services requested by the users and to allow communication between the user’s device and the network.
The information collected by cookies is only processed by the provider.
These cookies are used for the following purposes:
- User input cookie
- User authentication and login session cookie
- User security cookie
- Media player session cookie
- Load balancing session cookie
- User-interface customization cookie
- Plug-in cookie to exchange social content
- Form-filling cookie
All the above cookies do not mandatorily require to inform and obtain the consent from users.
In various sections of our web site, third-party cookies may be installed, particularly the following:
Third party cookies that may be stored in your browser while browsing the web site, such as when you use the button to share content on any social media. The companies that generate these cookies have their own privacy policies.
Twitter cookie, pursuant to Twitter’s privacy and cookie use policy.
Third party cookies
|Name||Server from which it is sent||Purpose||Own / Third parties|
|Session cookies: Country||Lledó||Country: They are used to store user settings. Specifically when the country is changed.||Own|
__utma: Google Analytics cookie that allows to determine the number of times that a unique visitor (a specific browser in a specific device) has visited the site. Used together with the __utmc cookie (described below). For more information, go to the Google Analytics web site (https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies).
__utmz: Google Analytics cookie that allows to determine the page that the browser was using immediately before visiting each page on our site. This allows us to evaluate the effectiveness of the links for helping users find the information they seek. For more information, go to the Google Analytics web site (https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies).
Cookie settings of the most popular browsers
Since cookies are normal text files, they can be viewed with most text editors or word processing software. A cookie can be clicked on to open it. Below, is information on how to access the cookie settings of the most common browsers. If you are using another browser, see the information about cookies in the browser itself. If you are using a mobile phone, refer to the device manual for more information.
You can restrict, block, or delete web cookies by setting your browser’s preferences. You can also enable the private browsing option that stops the browser from storing browsing history, secret passwords, cookies and other information about the pages you visit.
Cookie settings are different in each browser. The Help feature will provide the relevant instructions, but direct links are provided here to this subject for the main browsers:
Finally, please note that the blocking of cookies may affect all or some functionality of the web site.
Enabling/disabling or removing cookies
Use the browser’s settings to restrict or block cookies.
If you don’t want web sites to put cookies into your computer, you can change the browser settings to ask before any cookie is placed.
You can also change the settings to make the browser reject all cookies, or only third-party cookies.
You can also delete any cookies that are already on your device.
Please note that you will need to separately adjust the settings of each browser and device you use.
Please note that if you do not want to receive cookies, we can no longer ensure that our web site will operate properly for you. Some of the site’s features may be lost and you may no longer be able to see certain web sites. Rejecting cookies does not mean that ads will not continue to appear. Ads will simply not meet your interests and will be repeated more frequently.
Each browser has a different method to adapt the configuration. If necessary, see the browser’s Help to configure the correct settings. To disable the cookies on your mobile phone, see its manual for more information
Considering how the Internet and web sites work, we will not always have information about the cookies placed by third parties through our web site. This applies especially when our web site contains what is referred to as integrated items, such as texts, documents, images or short films that are stored somewhere else, but are displayed on or through our web site.
Therefore, when you encounter this type of cookies on this web site and they are not included in the above list, please notify us. Or contact the third party directly, asking for information about the cookies they are placing, the purpose and time frame of the cookie, and how your privacy is guaranteed.