The website uses automatic collection processes (cookies) to gather personal information, which can be the type of browser or operating system, reference page, path, ISP domain (Internet Provider), etc., all with a view to improving the services provided. Cookies help us to improve the quality of our website, thus allowing us to personalise to a certain extent each user’s browsing experience.

Type of cookies and how they are used:

  1. From the point of view of the ‘lifespan’ of a cookies (how long a cookie remains active on our system) we can classify cookies as:
    • Session cookies: temporary cookies that remain in your browser’s cookie file until you leave the website, so none of them will be saved onto the user’s hard disk. Information obtained through these cookies will be used to analyse website traffic patterns. Ultimately, this allows us to provide a better experience, improving the content and making the site more user-friendly.
    • Permanent cookies: stored on the hard disk and our website reads them each time you visit it again. Each permanent cookie has a particular expiration date. The cookie will cease to function after this date.
  2. From the point of view of the usage of each cookie, we can classify them as:
    • Necessary Cookies: cookies that are strictly necessary, such as those that are used to ensure browsing functions correctly, those that allow the user to make payments for goods or services, or cookies that are used to ensure that website content loads efficiently.
    • Analytical cookies: cookies that allow us to analyse the use of our Website, enabling us to measure usage and make the site function more efficiently.
    • Functional Cookies: They are cookies that improve the user’s browsing experience on the website. An example of the usage of this type of cookie is when they are used for storing browsing information in a particular language.
    • Marketing and third-party cookies: cookies used by social networks, or by external plugins from content such as Google Maps, as well as cookies from marketing companies so they can target advertising to your particular interests.

The website stores all the information gathered through the use of cookies in an impersonal format (IP address). The information obtained through cookies shall not be communicated to third parties.  All cookies require the user’s informed consent for the use thereof.

Adequate privacy – Management of cookies:

For more information about configuring cookies and options for activating, restricting and/or disabling them, visit the help section of your web browser:

  • More information on how to disable cookies on Google Chrome
  • More information on how to disable cookies on Firefox
  • More information on how to disable cookies on Internet Explorer
  • More information on how to disable cookies on Safari
  • More information on how to disable cookies on Windows Phone

Many browsers allow you to activate a private mode which deletes cookies every time you leave a website. This private mode may have different names, depending on the browser. Below is a list of the most common browsers and the names of their “private mode”:

  • Internet Explorer 8 and higher; InPrivate
  • Safari 2 and higher; Private Browsing
  • Opera 10.5 and higher; Private Browsing
  • FireFox 3.5 and higher; Private Browsing
  • Google Chrome 10 and higher; Incognito

The following documenthas more information on the Cookies used on the website.