Law of cookies
What is a 'cookie'?
A 'cookie' is a small snippet of text that web sites send to your browser, which is stored in the user's terminal, which can be a personal computer, a mobile phone, tablet, etc. These files allow the web site to remember information about your visit, such as the language and preferred choices, which may make it easier for your next visit and to make the site more useful to customize your content. The 'cookies' play a very important role, to improve the experience of the use of the web.
How do I use 'cookies'?
As you browse this web portal the user accepts that they can be installed 'cookies' in his/her terminal and allow us to know the following information:
- Statistical information about the use of the web.
- The preferred web format for access from mobile devices.
- The latest searches performed on the web services and personalization data of these services.
- Data connection to social networks for users accessing their Facebook or Twitter user.
Types of cookies used
This website uses temporary session 'cookies' as a permanent 'cookies'. Session ‘cookies¡ store data only while the user accesses the web and the permanent cookies store the data in the terminal to be accessed and used in more than one session.
Depending on the purpose for which the data obtained through cookies are processed, the website may use:
They are those that allow the user to surf the website or application as well as the use of different options or existing service For example, controlling traffic and communication of data, identifying the session, accessing the restricted access web parts, remembering the elements that make up an order, applying for registration or participation in an event, using security features during the Navigation and store contents for the broadcast of videos or sound.
They are those that allow the user to access the service with some general characteristics predefined in his / her terminal or that the user himself defines. For example, the language, the type of browser through which access to the service, the content design selected, the geolocation of the terminal and the regional configuration from which the service is accessed.
Statistical analysis cookies
They are those that allow the monitoring and analysis of website user behaviour. 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 elaboration of navigation profiles of the users of said sites, in order to introduce improvements in the service depending on the usage data that users make.
Third Party ‘Cookies’
In some web pages you can install 'cookies' from third parties that allow you to manage and improve the services offered. For example, Google Analytics statistical services.
How to manage 'cookies' in the browser?
The user has the option to allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your computer by configuring the browser options installed on its terminal:
To adjust cookie-related permissions in the Chrome browser:
- Click on the menu located in the toolbar (part of its upper right, a symbol with 3 lines).
- Select Settings.
- In the window that appears, at the end, click on "Show advanced options".
- In the 'Privacy' section click the Content Settings button.
- In the 'Cookies' section you can configure the options.
Learn more about Google Chrome
To adjust the permissions related to 'cookies' in the Mozilla Firefox browser:
- At the top of the Firefox window click on the Tools menu.
- Select Options.
- Select Privacy panel.
- From here you can configure the option that interests you most.
More information on Firefox
To adjust cookie-related permissions in the Internet Explorer 9 browser:
- At the top of the Internet Explorer window click on the Tools menu or go to a gear icon also located at the top right.
- Select the Security tab and use the Delete browsing history option to remove cookies. Activate the 'Cookies' box, and then click Delete.
More information about Internet Explorer
In some browsers you can set specific rules for managing cookies per website, which give you more precise control over privacy. This means that you can disable cookies.