Information about cookies
1. What are cookies and why we use on this website.
A cookie is a file that is downloaded to the user’s device to access certain web pages to store and retrieve information on navigation is made from such equipment.
Cookies allow web that, among other things, store and retrieve information about the decisions and user habits. On this website we use to enhance the experience within our web, identify and remember the registered user and easier navigation.
In the Wikipedia page it is possible to obtain more information about what cookies are and how they work. Accessing Wikipedia here.
2. What kind of cookies using our website?
Cookies, depending on their stay, can be divided into session cookies or permanent. The first expire when the user closes the browser. The second function expire when the purpose for which they serve (for example, to keep the user identified on the web) or when manually deleted is met.
Additionally, depending on its purpose, cookies can be classified as follows:
· Cookies performance: This type of cookie remembers your preferences for tools found in services, so you do not need to reconfigure the service each time you visit. For example, in this type include:
Volume settings VCRs or sound.
The video transmission speeds that are compatible with your browser.
· Geolocation Cookies: These Cookies are used to determine which country is when a website or service is requested. This cookie is completely anonymous and is only used to help guide the content of its location.
· Cookies Registration: Registration Cookies are generated once the user is registered or subsequently opened its session, and are used to identify you on the web and services with the following objectives:
Keeping the identified user so that, if you close a service or web browser or computer and at another time or another day reenters the service or web, will continue identified, thus facilitating their navigation without having to identify themselves. This functionality can be deleted if the user presses the functionality “Exit”, so that this cookie is deleted and the next time you enter the site the user will have to log in to be connected.
Check whether the user is authorized to access certain services or features of the Web.
Additionally, some services may use third-party connectors such as Facebook, Twitter or Google. When the user logs in to a service with a social network credentials or third identification system, authorizes the same to keep a persistent cookie that remembers your identity and guarantees access to the website until it expires. The user can delete this cookie and revoke access to the web through social networks or third identification system updating your preferences in specific social network.
· Cookies Analytics: Each time a user visits a site or service, a tool of an external provider (Google Analytics, comScore and the like) generates an analytic cookie on the user’s device. This cookie is generated only in the visit, will identify the visitor anonymously. The main objectives pursued are:
Allow anonymous identifying boaters users through the “Cookie” (identifies browsers and devices, not people) and therefore the approximate counting the number of visitors and their trend over time.
Anonymously identify the most visited content and therefore more attractive to users
Whether the user is accessing is new or repeat visit.
· Advertising Cookies: Cookies allow such further information ads are displayed to the anonymous user on the Web. Among others, the duration or frequency display advertising positions, interacting with them, or browsing patterns and / or user behaviors and that help shape a profile advertising interest is stored. Thus, can offer advertising related to user interests.
3. How to disable cookies in your browser
Most browsers now allow the user to configure whether to accept cookies and which of them. These settings normally found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser.
These are the instructions to set cookies in the major browsers:
Chrome: Settings -> Show Advanced Options -> Privacy -> Content settings.
For more information, you can consult the Google support or Help browser.
Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Settings.
For more information, consult the Mozilla support or Help browser.
Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings.
For more information, consult the Microsoft support or Help browser.
Safari: Preferences -> Security.
For more information, consult the Apple support or Help browser.
If you want to know the detailed information of the New Law of Spanish Cookies click here. (.PDF Document)