Cookies Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are files that can be downloaded to your computer through the web pages. They are tools that play an essential role in the provision of numerous information society services. Among others, they allow a website to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or his/her computer and, depending on the information obtained, can be used to recognise the user and improve the service offered.

Types of cookies

Depending on who is the entity that manages the domain from which cookies are sent and processes the data obtained, two types can be distinguished:

  • Own cookies: Those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided. . 
  • Third party cookies: Those that are sent to the user’s terminal computer from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through cookies.

In the event that cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the publisher itself but the information collected through them is managed by a third party, they cannot be considered as own cookies.

There is also a second classification according to the length of time they remain stored in the client’s browser, which may be:

  • Session cookies: Designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a website. They are usually used to store information that is only relevant to the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion (e.g. a list of purchased products).

    Persistent cookies: The data are still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the cookie manager, and can range from a few minutes to several years.
    Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data obtained are processed:

Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data obtained are processed:

  • Technical cookies: Those that allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and the use of the different options or services that exist in it, such as controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted access parts, remembering the elements that make up an order, performing the purchase process of an order, making the request for registration or participation in an event, using security elements during navigation, storing content for the dissemination of videos or sound or sharing content through social networks.
  • Customisation cookies: They allow the user to access the service with some features of a general character predefined according to a series of criteria in the user’s terminal, such as the language, the type of browser through which he accesses the service, the regional configuration from which he accesses the service, etc.
  • Analysis cookies: They allow the person responsible for them to monitor and analyse the behavior of the users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used in the measurement of the activity of the websites, application or platform and for the development of navigation profiles of the users of such sites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of the use data made by users of the service.
    Advertising cookies: They allow the management, in the most effective way possible, of advertising spaces.
  • Behavioral advertising cookies: They store information about the behavior of users obtained through continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows to develop a specific profile to display advertising based on it.
  • Cookies from external social networks: They are used to enable visitors to interact with the content of different social platforms (facebook, youtube, twitter, linkedIn, etc.) and to be generated only for the users of these social networks. The conditions of use of these cookies and the information collected are regulated by the privacy policy of the relevant social platform.


Deactivation and deletion of cookies

You have the option to allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by configuring the browser options installed on your computer. By deactivating cookies, some of the available services may no longer be operational. The way to disable cookies is different for each browser, but it can usually be done from the Tools or Options menu. You can also consult the browser Help menu where you can find instructions. The user can at any time choose which cookies they want to work on this website.


Acceptance of the Cookie Policy assumes that you agree to the use of cookies. However, it displays information about your Cookie Policy at the bottom or top of any portal page with each login in order to make you aware.

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