What are Cookies?

Cookies are files that can be downloaded to your computer through web pages and play a key role in providing many services of the information society. Among others, allow a website to store and retrieve information about browsing habits of a user or their equipment and depending on the information obtained, can be used to recognize the user and improve the service.

Types of cookies

Cookies can be classified as own cookies, if they are generated by the website you are visiting, and third-party cookies, if they are generated by internal or external providers such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.
They may be classified according to the purpose of the data obtained as:

Technical cookies: they allow the user to navigate through a website and use the different options or services that exist as, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted areas, remembering the elements of an order, processing the order to, making an application for registration or participating in an event, using security features, storing content while browsing for broadcasting or sound or video share content through social networks.

Personalization cookies: Allows the user to access the service with some general characteristics according to predefined criteria, such as language, type of browser, the regional settings from which you access the service, etc.

Analytical Cookies: Allow monitoring and analyzing the behavior of web site users through data collection such as the type of navigation performed, the most visited sections, time period of use, language, etc. The information collected is used to measure website activity and user navigation profiling in order to make improvements based on the analysis of the service’s date usage.

Advertising cookies and behavioral advertising cookies: allow the effective management of advertising space on the website, based on criteria such as the edited content or frequency in which ads are displayed.

For more information on this subject you can consult the guide on the use of cookies from the Spanish Data Protection Agency. Guía sobre el uso de las cookies de la Agencia Española de Protección de Datos.

The cookies used by this website are:

  • _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmv, _utmz, _ga: cookies of Google Analytics, they collect information regarding the use of the site for its improvement. The information is collected anonymously.
  • qtrans front language: used to set the language of the page. Does not collect user information.
  • wp-settings-time- : wordpress cookie, used to customize user’s interface.

How to changing settings for cookies.

At any time you can restrict, block or erase cookies from any Web page using your browser settings. Since in each browser this process is different, their specific ‘Help’ section will show you how.