What are cookies?
Cookies are small files that some platforms, such as web pages, can install on your computer, smartphone, tablet or connected television, when accessing them. A cookie is stored on a computer to personalize and facilitate user navigation as much as possible. Cookies are only associated with a user and their computer and do not provide references that allow the user’s personal data to be deduced. The user can configure their browser to notify or reject the installation of cookies sent by the website.
Because they are important?
Cookies are useful for a number of reasons. From a technical point of view, they allow web pages to function more agile and adapted to user preferences, such as storing their language or the currency of their country. In addition, they help those responsible for the websites to improve the services they offer, thanks to the statistical information they collect through them. Finally, they serve to make the advertising we show you more efficient, thanks to which we can offer you services for free.
Browsing this portal means that the following types of cookies can be installed:
Performance improvement cookies
This type of Cookie remembers your preferences for the tools found in the Services, so you do not have to reconfigure the service each time you visit. As an example, this typology includes:
- Volume settings for video or sound players.
- The video transmission speeds that are compatible with your browser.
- The objects stored in the “shopping cart” in the E-commerce Services such as stores.
Statistical analysis cookies
They are those that, well treated by us or by third parties, allow us to quantify the number of visitors and statistically analyze the use made by users of our services. Thanks to them we can study the navigation through our website and thus improve the offer of products or services that we offer. These cookies will not be associated with any personal data that can identify the user, giving information about the browsing behavior anonymously.
These cookies are used by programs that try to geographically locate the situation of the computer, smartphone, tablet or connected television, in order to offer you more appropriate content and services in a totally anonymous way.
Registration Cookies are generated once the User has registered or subsequently opened his session, and are used to identify him in the Services with the following objectives: Keeping the User identified so that, if he closes a Service, the browser or the computer and at another time or another day it re-enters said Service, it will continue to be identified, thus facilitating its navigation without having to re-identify itself. This functionality can be suppressed if the User presses the “close session” functionality, so that this Cookie is eliminated and the next time the User enters the Service, the User 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.
They are those that, well treated by us or by third parties, allow us to effectively manage the advertising spaces on our website, adapting the content of the advertisement to the content of the requested service or to the use you make of our website. Thanks to it, we can know your internet browsing habits and show you advertising related to your browsing profile.
Other third-party cookies
On some of our pages you can install third-party cookies that allow you to manage and improve the services they offer. An example of this use are the links to social networks that allow us to share our content.
What cookies do we use?
Below we publish a list of the main cookies used.
- Strictly necessary cookies, such as those that serve for correct navigation or those that allow payment of goods requested by the user or cookies that serve to ensure that the content of the website is loaded efficiently: phpsessid
- Analytical cookies, for periodic maintenance purposes, and in order to guarantee the best possible service to the user, websites normally use “analytical” cookies to collect statistical data on activity: __utma; __utmb; __utmc; __utmv; __utmz; (google analytics)
- Third-party cookies, such as those used by social networks, by advertising networks or by external content supplements such as:
- Google maps
- googleads.g.doubleclick.net: test_cookie;
- apis.google.com: NID; PREF;
- livechat.iadvise.com: 3021vvc;
- www.youtube.com: PREF; VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE; YSC;
- Google advertising cookies
How can I configure my preferences?
You can allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your computer by configuring the options of your internet browser. Below we offer links where you will find information on how you can activate your preferences in the main browsers:
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
- Internet explorer
- Safari for IOS (iPhone, iPad)
Finally, you can go to the Your Online Choices portal where, in addition to finding useful information, you can configure, provider by provider, your preferences regarding third-party advertising cookies.
What happens if cookies are disabled?
In the case of blocking or not accepting the installation of cookies, it is possible that certain services offered by our website that require their use will be disabled and, therefore, not available to you, so you will not be able to take full advantage of everything that our websites and applications offer you. It is also possible that the quality of operation of the website may decrease.
Acceptance of cookies
Updates to the Cookies Policy
Our portal may modify this Cookies Policy based on legislative and regulatory requirements, or in order to adapt said policy to the instructions issued by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, so users are advised to visit it periodically.