Cookies used on this website
This website uses the following own cookies:
Session cookies, to guarantee that the users who write comments on the blog are humans and not automated applications. This combats spam.
This website uses the following third-party cookies:
Google Analytics: It stores cookies to be able to prepare statistics about the traffic on and volume of visits to this website. In using this website you are consenting to the processing of your information by Google. Therefore, to exercise any right in this regard you will have to communicate directly with Google.
Social networks: Each social network uses its own cookies so that you can click on buttons such as Like or Share.
Deactivating or deleting cookies
You may exercise your right to deactivate or delete cookies on this website at any time. How this is done depends on the browser you are using. Here is a quick guide for the most popular browsers.
Web browsers are the tools responsible for storing cookies and you can exercise your right to delete or deactivate them. Neither this website nor its legal representatives can guarantee proper or improper handling of cookies by the aforementioned browsers.
In some cases it is necessary to install cookies so that the browser does not forget your decision to not accept them.
In the case of Google Analytics cookies, this company stores the cookies on servers located in the United States and undertakes not to share them with third parties, except where necessary for the functioning of the system or when the law requires it. According to Google it does not store your IP address. Google Inc. is a company that has signed up to the Safe Harbour Agreement, which guarantees that all the data transferred shall be processed with a level of protection in accordance with EU regulations. You can find detailed information on this matter at this link. If you wish information about the use Google makes of cookies, follow this other link.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a harmless text file that is stored on your browser when you visit any website. The utility of a cookie is that the website is capable of remembering your visit when you browse that website again. Although many people are unaware of it, cookies have been used for 20 years, when the first browsers for the World Wide Web appeared. Continue reading for More information about Cookies.
What is a cookie NOT?
It is not a virus, nor a trojan horse, nor a worm, nor spam, nor spamware, nor does it pop-up windows.
What information does a cookie store?
Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about you, such as credit cards or bank cards, photographs, your National ID number or personal information, etc. The data they store are technical, personal preferences, customisation of content, etc.
The web server does not associate you as a person but rather your web browser. In fact, if you normally browse using Internet Explorer and you try browsing on the same website with Firefox or Chrome, you will see that the website does not realise that you are the same person because in reality it is associating the browser, not the person.
What types of cookies are there?
Technical cookies: They are the most elementary ones and make it possible, among other things, to know when a human or an automated application is browsing, when an anonymous or a registered user is browsing: basic tasks for the functioning of any dynamic website.
Analytics cookies: They gather information about the type of browsing you are doing, the sections you use most, products you have looked up, the time range of your browsing, language, etc.
Advertising cookies: They show advertisements in accordance with your browsing, your country of origin, language, etc.
What are own and third-party cookies?
Own cookies are those generated by the page you are visiting and third-party cookies are those generated by external services or suppliers such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.
What happens if I deactivate cookies?
To understand the scope of the effect deactivating cookies may have, here are some examples:
You will not be able to share content from this website on Facebook, Twitter or any social network.
The website will not be able to adapt the content to your personal preferences, as usually happens on online stores.
You will not be able to access the personal area of that website, such as My account, My profile or My orders.
Online stores: It will be impossible for you to make purchases online; they will have to be made by telephone or by visiting the physical store, if there is one.
It will not be possible to customise your geographical preferences, such as your time zone, currency or language.
The website will not be able to carry out website analytics on visitors and traffic on the website, which will make it difficult for the website to be competitive.
You will not be able to write in a blog, you will not be able to upload photos, publish comments or rate content. Nor will the website know whether you are a human or an automated application that publishes spam.
It will not be possible to show advertisements by sector, which will reduce the website’s advertising income.
Can cookies be deleted?
Yes. Not only deleted, but also blocked, generally, or specifically for a given domain.
To delete a website’s cookies you have to go to your browser’s settings and there you will be able to search for those associated with the domain in question and delete them. In More information about Cookies we offer More information about Cookies
Cookies settings for the most popular browsers
Below we explain how to access a certain cookie on the Chrome browser. Note: these steps may vary depending on the version of the browser:
Go to Settings or Preferences using the File menu or by clicking on the customisation icon in the top right.
You will see various sections: click the option Show advanced options in More information about Cookies.
Go to Privacy, Content settings.
Select All cookies and the website data.
A list will appear will all the cookies ordered by domain. To make it easier for you to find the cookies for a certain domain, enter all or part of the address in the Search for cookies field.
After making this filter, one or several lines will appear on the page with the requested site’s cookie. You now need only select it and press X to delete it.
To access cookie settings on the Internet Explorer browser, follow these steps (they may vary depending on the version of the browser):
Go to Tools, Internet Options
Move the slider to adjust the privacy level as desired.
To access cookie settings on the Firefox browser, follow these steps (they may vary depending on the version of the browser):
Go to Options or Preferences depending on your operating system.
In History, choose Use a customised setting for the history.
You will now see the option Accept cookies; you can activate it or deactivate it as you prefer.
To access cookie settings on the Safari browser for OSX, follow these steps (they may varying depending on the version of the browser):
Go to Preferences, then Privacy.
At this point you will see the option Block cookies, where you can adjust the type of blocking you want to implement.
To access cookie settings on the Safari browser for iOS, follow these steps (they may varying depending on the version of the browser):
Go to Settings, then Safari.
Go to Privacy and Security, where you will see the option Block cookies; there you can adjust the type of blocking you want to implement.
To access the browser’s cookie settings for Android devices, follow these steps (they may varying depending on the version of the browser):
Run the browser and press the Menu button, then Settings.
Go to Security and Privacy; you will see the option Accept cookies, where you can activate or deactivate the box.
To access the browser’s cookie settings for Windows Phone devices, follow these steps (they may varying depending on the version of the browser):
Open Internet Explorer, then more, then Settings
You can now activate or deactivate the Allow cookies box.