Cookies policy

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are files that are downloaded on to the user’s device (computer/smartphone/tablet) upon accessing certain websites and are stored in its memory. Cookies enable, among other things, information about a device or a user’s browsing habits to be stored and recovered, to see which webpages they visit, the connection time, analyse the functioning of a page, whether there are technical problems, etc. Depending on the information they contain and the way the device is used, they can be used to identify the user.

2. What kinds of cookies are there?

Depending on the entity that manages the cookies they may be:

  • Own cookies. These are owned and managed by us.
  • Third party cookies. These are owned by a third party which manages the information obtained by the cookie.

Depending on the time they remain active they may be:
  • Session cookies. Designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a webpage.
  • Permanent cookies. The data are stored on the device and may be accessed and processed for a period defined by the cookie controller, which can range from a few minutes to years.

Depending on their purpose they may be:
  • Technical cookies. These are used to enable the user to browse through the webpage or application and are necessary to strictly provide a service requested by the user, such as user log in, authentication or identification cookies (session only), user security cookies, multimedia player session cookies, load balancer session cookies, user interface customisation cookies, certain plug-in cookies to exchange social content, etc …
  • Preference or customisation cookies. These are used to store service configurations, so it is not necessary to reconfigure a website every time it is visited.
  • Analysis or measurement cookies. These are used for the monitoring and analysis of users’ behaviour on websites to which they are connected, including the quantification of the impact of advertisements. The information collected through this kind of cookies is used in the measurement of the activity of websites, application or platforms, to introduce improvements based on the analysis of the data on service users’ usage.
  • Behavioural publicity cookies. These store information on users’ behaviour obtained through the continued observation of their browsing habits, which enables the development of a specific profile for displaying advertising based on it.

3. Which cookies do we use on our website?

The cookies used on our website are the following:

Analytical Type
Cookie: _ga, _gid
Classification: not excluded
Functionality: They are used to identify users.
Expiry: in 2 years 24 hours

Cookie: _gat_gtag_
Classification: not excluded
Functionality: They are used to identify users.
Expiry: in 2 years 24 hours

Type Techniques

Classification: excepted
Functionality: Cookies generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is usually a randomly generated number, as used may be site specific, but a good example is maintaining a logged in user status between pages.
Expiry: in 16 days

4. How can these cookies be disabled or removed?

You may configure the cookies at any time from this page.

Likewise, you may enable or block the cookies and delete your browsing data (including the cookies) from the browser you use, at any time. Consult the options and instructions provided by your browser for this purpose. Bear in mind that if you accept third party cookies, you must delete them from the browser options.

Below are links to the information on managing cookies for the most common browsers:

5. Exercising your rights

You may know and exercise your rights on data protection by accessing our Privacy Policy.