What is a Cookie?
Cookies are files containing small quantities of information that are downloaded on the user’s device and are used when you visit a website. Their purpose is to recognize the user every time they access the site and allow us to improve the quality and usability of our website.
Cookies are essential to the functioning of the Internet; they are harmless to the user’s system/device and, when activated in your browser settings, they help us identify and resolve possible operating errors.
Types of Cookies
There are different types of cookies. All of them funciton in the same way, but there are slight differences between them:
a) Session Cookies. Session cookies last only as long as your visit and are erased when you shut down the browser. Their main purpose is to identify the type of device in order to support the website or its basic functioning. They do not contain any personal information that might allow us to identify a person.
b) Persistent or Permanent Cookies: Are stored on the hard drive on your device and our website reads them every time you visit again; they have a specific expiration date after which they will stop working. These cookies help us identify your actions and preferences; analyze visits and help us understand how users land on our web page so that we can improve our services.
c) Functionality Cookies: Allow us to remember decisions the user has made, such as their login and password. The information that these cookies gather is anonymous (that is to say, it does not contain your name, address or other data).
d) Third-Party Cookies Third-party cookies are cookies that are installed on a website other than the site you are visiting; for instance, on social networks (like Facebook) or external content plug-ins (like Google Maps). Some advertising companies also use this type of file to keep track of your visits to every site on which they advertise.
e) Analytical Cookies: These cookies collect data about your activity and are used for regular maintenance and in order to garantee better functioning and services for users.
By accessing the website, you are expressly accepting our use of these types of cookies on your devices. If you deactivate cookies, your browsing may not be optimal and some of the utilities on the site may not work correctly.
a) Proprietary Cookies
We don’t have any.
b) Google Analytics Cookies
The site uses the Google Analytics service, which is offered by Google, Inc., an organization whose headquarters is located at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California) CA 94043, U.S.A. (“Google”).
Name: Google Analytics
Name: Facebook Connect
Name: Facebook Social Plugins
Name: Twitter Button
User settings to avoid Cookies.
This will allow you to block cookies using the tools on your browser’s settings or adjust your browser settings so that the browser warns you when a server wants to save a cookie:
a) If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer, go to the menu and click Tools > Internet Options > Privacy > Settings. For more information, visit http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies and http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9.
b) If you use Firefox, in the menu option Tools > Options > Privacy Settings > Cookies. For more information, visit http://support.mozilla.org/es/products/firefox/privacy-and-security
If you use Chrome, in the section Options > Advanced > Privacy. For more information, http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647
d) If you use Opera, click on Safety and Privacy to adjust the browser settings. For more information, visit http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/