Definition and function of cookies
A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access specific web pages. Among other things, cookies allow a web page to store and retrieve information on the browsing habits of a user or their computer; depending on the information they contain and the way in which the user uses the computer, they can be used to identify the user.
Types of cookies
Depending on which entity manages the domain from which the cookies are sent, and the obtained data processed, there are two types of cookies: own and third-party cookies.
There is also a second classification, depending on the length of time the cookies are stored in the client’s browser: these may be session cookies or persistent cookies.
Finally, there is another classification which includes five types of cookies, depending on the purpose for which the obtained data are processed: technical cookies, personalisation cookies, analysis cookies, advertising cookies and behavioural advertising cookies.
Types of cookies used in our website, and their purpose
Using cookies allows us to facilitate the user’s browsing experience and to adapt the information and services we offer to their interests.
Cookies are used both permanently and temporarily (session cookies). Persistent cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device for no longer than 24 months.
We use our own cookies and third-party cookies to collect aggregated statistical data through the data provided by your use.
|PHPSESSID||Technical||Session||This cookie is used by the PHP encrypted language to allow session variables to be stored in the web server. This cookie is essential for the functioning of the website.|
|APISID||Technical||Persistent||This cookie stores user preferences and other information on Google services used by the user.|
|CONSENT||Technical||Persistent||This cookie stores user preferences and other information on Google services used by the user.|
|HSID||Technical||Session||Technical cookies used by YouTube|
|NID||Technical||Persistent||This cookie stores user preferences and other information on Google services used by the user.|
|SAPISID||Technical||Persistent||This cookie stores user preferences and other information on Google services used by the user.|
|SID||Technical||Persistent||This cookie stores user preferences and other information on Google services used by the user.|
|SSID||Technical||Persistent||This cookie stores user preferences and other information on Google services used by the user.|
|_ici_current_language||Technical||24 hours||This cookie is used to remember the language the user has selected and to show them the content in that same language during their browsing.|
|euCookie||Technical||Persistent||This cookie makes it possible to remember whether the user has accepted the cookie notice in the website, in order not to have to show it again in future visits.|
|wpml_referer_url||Technical||24 hours||Created to indicate that this website contains several languages. It is a plugin for showing versions of this website in different languages. It stores the URL of the website to inform the author of the plugin that said plugin is being used on this website. It does not store any information about visitors to the website.|
|_utmt||Analytical||10 minutes||It is used to limit the percentage of requests.|
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/privacy
- YouTube: https://www.google.es/intl/es/policies/technologies/cookies/
- XING: https://privacy.xing.com/en/privacy-policy
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
- Google+: https://www.google.es/intl/es/policies/technologies/cookies/
- Elabs Consulting: http://www.elabsconsulting.com/cookie-policy/
What happens if cookies are disabled
You will be able to access the configuration of your browser at any time to modify and/or block the installation of cookies. Doing so, however, may mean that certain functionalities could be disabled and access to certain content limited. The quality of the functioning of the Services might be affected.
How to deactivate or delete cookies
You may allow, know, block or delete cookies installed on your device by configuring the options of the browser that is installed on your computer.
You can find information on how to do so if you use any of the following browsers:
- Internet Explorer: https://privacy.microsoft.com/es-es/privacystatement
- Safari: https://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/es/cookies/
- Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=es&hlrm=en
- Google: https://www.google.com/intl/es/policies/privacy/
- Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/Borrar%20cookies
- Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/11.50/es-ES/cookies.html
- Android (Google): https://www.google.com/intl/es/policies/privacy/
- Windows Phone (Microsoft): https://privacy.microsoft.com/es-es/privacystatement
- Blackberry: http://global.blackberry.com/es/legal/privacy-policy.html
You can also easily delete cookies from your computer or mobile device through your browser. To seek guidance on how to manage and delete cookies, go to the ‘Help’ tab in your browser. You will be able to deactivate cookies or receive a notification every time a new cookie is sent to your computer or mobile device.
There are online tools which allow users to deactivate cookies in each website they visit, and manage their deactivation (for example, Ghostery: https://www.ghostery.com/about-ghostery/privacy-statements/, https://www.ghostery.com/faqs/).