The USER has the possibility of configuring his/her browser to be warned on screen of the reception of cookies and to prevent their installation on his/her hard disk.
Please consult the instructions and manuals of your browser for further information. In order to use the WEBSITE, it is not necessary that the USER allows the installation of the cookies sent by the website, without prejudice to the fact that in this case it will be necessary for the USER to register as a user of each of the services whose provision requires prior registration.
1. What is a cookie?
A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain websites. Cookies allow a website to, among other things, store and retrieve information about a user’s or your computer’s browsing habits and, depending on the information they contain and how your computer is used, can be used to recognize the user. The user’s browser stores cookies on the hard drive only during the current session, occupying a minimum amount of memory space and not harming the computer. Cookies do not contain any specific personal information, and most of them are deleted from the hard drive at the end of the browser session (so-called session cookies).
Most browsers accept cookies as standard and, regardless of cookies, allow or prevent temporary or stored cookies in the security settings.
Cookies are used in order to improve your experience as a user, therefore, they are an important part of how our Website works. Among other purposes, they can be used to remember the language you use while browsing and on future visits.
3. What information does a cookie store?
The cookies used by the website are only associated with an anonymous USER and his/her computer and do not in themselves provide the name and surname of the USER. Thanks to the cookies, it is possible to recognize registered USERS after they have registered for the first time, without them having to register on each visit to access the areas and services reserved exclusively for them. The cookies used cannot read data from your hard disk or read cookie files created by other suppliers. The data identifying the USER are encrypted for greater security.
Similarly, our web servers automatically detect the IP address and domain name used by the user. All this information is recorded in a server activity file that allows the subsequent processing of the data in order to obtain statistical measurements that allow us to know the number of page impressions, the number of visits made to our web services, etc.
4. What types of cookies are there?
Technical cookies: These are those that allow the user to navigate through the website or application and use the different options or services that exist therein. For example, to control the traffic and the communication of data, to identify the session, to access to the restricted access web parts, to remember the elements that integrate an order, to carry out the request of inscription or participation in an event, to use security elements during the navigation and to store contents for the diffusion of videos or sound
Analytical Cookies: These are cookies that allow the tracking and analysis of user behavior on websites. The information collected through this type of ‘cookies’ is used to measure the activity of the web sites, application or platform and for the elaboration of navigation profiles of the users of these sites, in order to introduce improvements in the service according to the data of use that the users make.
Personalization cookies: These are those that allow the user to access the service with some general characteristics predefined in their terminal or that the user himself defines. For example, the language, the type of browser used to access the service, the selected content design, geolocation of the terminal and the regional configuration from where the service is accessed.
Social Cookies: Those necessary to link the website with your social networks
Advertising Cookies and Preferences: These allow the efficient management of advertising spaces that have been included in the website or application from which the service is provided. They allow to adapt the content of the advertising so that it is relevant for the user and to avoid showing advertisements that the user has already seen
Affiliate Cookies: They allow us to know where the visits to the website come from
Third party cookies: On some websites, third party cookies may be installed to manage and improve the services offered. For example, statistical services from Google Analytics and Comscore.
Depending on their durability they can be:
Session cookies: Their validity expires when the browser is closed
Permanent Cookies: Their validity can be variable, once they have fulfilled the objective that motivated their installation or when the user proceeds to their manual deletion.
5. You can allow, reject or block cookies
The user can at any time – choose which cookies you want to work on this website by configuring the browser. For more information look for “manage cookies” in your browser, the following information is an example as it may vary.
Cookies configuration in Internet Explorer 10.
Cookies configuration in Internet Explorer 11.
Cookies configuration in Safari.
Cookies configuration in Google Chrome.
Cookies configuration in Firefox Mozilla.
Cookies configuration in Opera.
Cookies configuration in Android.
Cookies configuration in Windows Phone.
Cookies configuration in BlackBerry.
There are third party tools, available online, that allow users to detect cookies on each website you visit and manage their deactivation.
According to the EU directive, the cookies that require the informed and express consent of the user are the cookies of analysis, advertising and affiliation.
Excepted are those that are technical and necessary for the operation of the website or the provision of services expressly requested by the user.
7. What cookies are used on this website?