What are cookies?
Cookies are small files that some platforms, like webpages, may install on your computer, smartphone, tablet, or smart TV. They can play very different roles: saving your browsing preferences, collecting statistical information, allowing certain technical functions, etc. On occasion, cookies are used to store basic information on user browsing habits or their device, to such an extent that, in certain cases, they can recognise the user.
Why are they important?
Cookies are useful for several reasons. From a technical perspective, they allow webpages to operate more flexibly and in a way more adapted to user preferences, such as storing the language or country currency. They also help website managers to improve the services they offer thanks to the statistical information collected through them. Finally, the make the advertising we show you more efficient, thanks to which we can offer you services for free.
When you browse this website, it means that the following kinds of cookies may be installed:
- Performance-improving cookies
This kind of cookie stores your preferences for certain tools or services, so you do not need to reconfigure them every time you visit our site. In some cases, they may be provided by third parties. Some examples are: volume of audio-visual players, preferences for order items are displayed in, and compatible video play speeds. For e-commerce, they store information on your shopping cart.
- Statistical analysis cookies
These are cookies that either we or third parties process, so we can quantify the number of visitors, and thus statistically analyse how users utilise our services. This means we can study how our webpage is browsed and improve the products or services we offer.
- Geolocation cookies
These cookies are used by programmes that attempt to geographically locate the location of the computer, smartphone, tablet, or smart TV, to offer you more suitable contents and services in a totally anonymous fashion.
- Login cookies
When you register on our website, cookies are created that identify you has a registered user and indicate when you logged into the website. These cookies are used to identify your user account and associated services. These cookies remain as long as you do not leave the account, close the browser, or turn off your device. These cookies may be used in combination with analytical data to individually identify your preferences on our website.
- Advertising cookies
These are cookies that are either processed by us or by third parties. They allow us to effectively manage advertising spaces on our website, adapting the content of the ad to the content of the requested service or how you use our webpage. With these cookies, we can learn your internet browsing habits and show you advertising related to your browsing profile.
- Other third-party cookies
Third-party cookies may be installed on some of our pages to manage and improve the services they offer. One example of this are links to social media networks to share our contents.
How can I set my preferences?
You may allow, block, or delete the cookies installed on your device through your internet browser settings. If you block them, certain services that require them may not be available to you. Below, we provide links where you can find information on how to activate your preferences on main browsers:
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
- Internet Explorer
- Safari for IOS (iPhone, iPad)
- Cookies Flash