30 July, 2018

Cookies Policy

Section 1

Cookies policy

A cookie is a small text file that gets stored in your browser when you visit any webpage. It is used so the website is able to remember the visit when he or she returns to the webpage. Cookies usually store technical information, personal preferences, personalized content, use statistics, links to social networks, access to user accounts, etc. The purpose of a cookie is to adapt the content of the website to its profile and needs, without cookies, the services offered by the different webpages would be noticeably lessened. If you would like more information about what cookies are, what they store and to delete or disable them, etc, please click on the following link  (section 2).

Cookies used on this website

Following the guidelines of the Spanish Data Protection Agency, we proceed to explain in detail the way cookies are used on this website in order to inform you as accurately as possible.
This website uses our own cookies, which are the following:

We use session cookies to guarantee that the users who write contents in the blog are human and not automated applications. This way we can preventspam.

Cookie name Cookie type Purpose of cookie
PHPSESSID Session This cookie is used by the PHP encrypted language to enable the SESSION variables to be store don the web server. This cookie is essential for the website to work.
_utma, _utmb,
_ubmc, _utmz
Persistent These cookies are established by Google Analytics to trace the use of the website. These cookies will not be established if you disconnect the cookies for this website.

This website uses the following third party cookies:

Google Analytics: They store cookies in order to be able to prepare statistics about traffic and the amount of visits to the website. When using this website you consent to Google handling information about you. Therefore, if you want to exercise any right in this regard you must contact Google directly.

Social networks: Each social network uses its own cookies so that you can click on Like and Share buttons, etc.

  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Likewise, it is possible that when you visit a website or open an email, publishing an announcement or promotion about our services or products, a cookie is installed on your browser which helps us to later show you advertising related to the search you ran, in order to control our advertisements in relation to, for instance, the number of times the adverts are seen, where they appear, the time when they are seen, etc.

    Disabling or deleting cookies

    You can exercise your right to disable or delete cookies from this website at any time. These actions are performed differently depending on the browser you are using. Here we provide you with a quick guide to the most popular web browsers. (Section 3)

    Additional notes

    Neither this website nor its legal representatives are liable for the content or reliability of the privacy policies that the third parties mentioned in this cookiespolicy may have.

    Web browsers are tools tasked with storing cookies and you must disable or delete them from the browser. Neither this website nor its legal representatives can ensure the proper or improper handling of cookies by the abovementioned browsers. In some cases it is necessary to install cookies so that the browser does not forget you decision to not accept them.

    In the case of Google Analytics, the company stores the cookies on servers located in the USA and undertakes not to share them with third parties except where necessary for system operations or when the law makes it obligatory to do so .Google inc. Complies with the privacy shield, guaranteeing that all transferred data will be processed with a level of protection in keeping with European regulations.

    See this link (1) for more detailed information in this regard. If you would like more information about the use that Google Analytics makes of cookies please follow a href=”https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage?hl=es&csw=1″>this link2 (2)

    For any query or more information on this cookies policy, please do not hesitate to contact us through the contact section.

    (1) https://www.privacyshield.gov/welcome
    (2) https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage?hl=es&csw=1

    Section 2

    More information about cookies

    What is a cookie?

    A cookie is a harmless text file stored in your browser when you visit almost any website. It is used so the site can remember your visit when you browse it again. Many people are unaware that cookies have been in use for the past 20 years, ever since the first World Wide Web Browsers appeared.

    What is a cookie NOT?

    It is not a virus, a Trojan or a worm. It is not spam or spyware and it does not open a pop-up window.

    What kind of information does a cookie store?

    Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about you such as credit or bank details, photos, your ID documents or personal information, etc.

    The web server does not associate with you as a person but rather with your web browser. In fact, if you regularly browse with Internet Explorer and try browsing the same site with Firefox or Chrome, you will see that the website does not recognize you as the same person because in fact it is associating with the browser, not the person.

    What types of cookies are there?

    Technical Cookies: These are the most basic ones and make it possible to know, among other things, when a person or an automated app is browsing and when an anonymous or registered user is browsing, such as basic tasks for operating any web dynamic.
    Analysis Cookies: These collect information on the type of browsing being done, the sections most commonly used, products consulted, use time range, language, etc.
    Advertising Cookies: These display advertising according to your browsing habits, the country you log in from, language, etc.

    What are own and third party cookies?

    Own cookies are generated by the site you are visiting, while third party cookies are generated by external services or providers such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.

    What happens if I disable cookies?

    Below are a number of examples of the impact that disabling cookies can have:

    • You will not be able to share the site content on Facebook, Twitter or any other social network.
    • The site will not be able to adapt content to your personal preferences, as usually happens with online stores.
    • You will not be able enter the site´s personal area, such as, for example, My Account, My Profile or My Orders.
    • Online stores: You will not be able to personalise your geographic preferences such as time range, currency or language.
    • You will not be able to write on the blog or upload photos, publish comments, asses or score content.
    • The site will not know whether you are a person or an automated app publishing spam.
    • It will not be able to display sector specific advertising, reducing site advertising revenue.
    • All social networks use cookies. If you disable them you will not be able to use any social network .

    Can cookies be deleted?

    Yes, they can. Not just deleted, they can also be blocked either generally or in a specific way for a specific domain. To delete cookies from a website, go to your browser settings and find the ones associated with the domain in question so you can start to delete them.

    Section 3

    Cookie settings for the most popular browsers

    Below, we show you how to access a particular cookie from the Chrome (may vary depending on browser version):

    • Go to Settings or Preferences via the File Menu or by clicking on the personalization icon that appears at the top right-hand side of the screen .
    • You will see different sections.Click on Advanced.
    • Under Privacy and Security, click Content Settings.
    • Select All Cookies and Site Data.
    • A list will appear with all the cookies organized by domains. To make it easier to find the cookies of a particular domain, partially or fully enter the address in the Search Cookies field.
    • After running this filter, one or various lines with the cookies of the sought website will appear on screen. Now you just have to select it and click on X to delete.

    Follow the steps below to access the Internet Explorer browser cookies settings (may vary depending on browser version):

    • Go to Tools, Internet Options.
    • Click on Privacy.
    • Scroll down to adjust the privacy level that you want.

    Follow the steps below to access the Firefox browser cookies settings (may vary depending on browser version):

    • Go to Options or Preferences, depending on your operating system.
    • Click on Privacy.
    • Under History choose Use Custom Settings for History.
    • Now you will see the option Accept Cookies., You can enable or disable it according to your preferences.

    Follow the steps below to access the Safari for OSX browser cookie settings (may vary depending on browser version).:

    • Go to Preferences, then Privacy..
    • Here you will see the Block cookies option to adjust the type of blocking you wish to make.

    Follow the steps below to access the Safari for iOS browser cookie settings (may vary depending on browser version):

    • Go toAdjustments,, then Safari..
    • Go to Privacy and Security., Here you will see the Block cookies option to adjust the type of blocking you wish to make.

    Follow the steps below to access the Androidbrowser cookie settings (may vary depending on browser version):

    • Run the browser and click on Menu, then Adjustments.
    • Go to Security and Privacy ,You will see the Accept cookies option to enable or disable the box.

    Follow the steps below to access the Windows Phone browser cookie settings (may vary depending on browser version):

    • Open Internet Explorer,thenMore,,the Settings.
    • Now you can enable or disable thePermit cookies box.

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