What is a cookie?
A cookie is a harmless file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain web pages. Cookies allow a website, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their computer and, depending on the information they contain and the way you use your computer.
Thus, there are cookies that obtain information related to the number of pages visited, the city to which the IP address is assigned from which it is accessed, the number of new users, the frequency and repetition of visits, the time of visit, the browser, the operator or the type of terminal from which the visit is made.
What is NOT a cookie?
It’s not a virus, a Trojan, a worm, spam, spyware, or pop-up windows.
What information does a cookie store?
Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about you, such as credit cards or bank details, photographs, your ID or personal information, etc. The data they store are of a technical nature, personal or language preferences, personalisation of contents, etc.
The web server does not associate you as a person but with your web browser. In fact, if you browse regularly with Internet Explorer and try browsing the same website with Firefox or Chrome you will see that the website does not realize that you are the same person because it is actually associating the browser, not the person.
What happens if I turn off cookies?
Here are some examples to help you understand the extent to which you can disable cookies:
- You will not be able to share content from that website on Facebook, Twitter or any other social network.
- The website will not be able to adapt the content to your personal preferences, as is often the case in online shops.
- You will not be able to access the personal area of the website, such as My Account, My Profile or My Orders.
- Online stores: You will be unable to make purchases online, they will have to be telephone or visiting the physical store if you have it.
- It will not be possible to customise your geographical preferences such as time zone, step or language.
- The website will not be able to perform web analytics on visitors and traffic to the website, which will make it difficult for the website to be competitive.
- You will not be able to write in the blog, you will not be able to upload photos, publish comments, rate or rate contents. The website will also not know if you are a human or an automated application that publishes spam.
- It will not be possible to show segmented advertising, which will reduce the advertising revenues of the website.
What types of cookies are there?
Types of cookies according to the entity that manages the computer or domain from which the cookies are sent and treats the data that is obtained, we can distinguish:
- Mandatory Cookies: These are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the publisher and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
- Third-party cookies: These are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the publisher, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
In the event that cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the publisher but the information collected through them is managed by a third party, they can not be considered as cookies themselves.
- You can disable the use of the DART cookie from Google’s ad system by visiting Google’s privacy center.
In addition, browsers may also allow users to view and delete cookies individually. You have more information about Cookies in: Wikipedia
Our website can also host web beacons (also known as web bugs). Web beacons are usually small images of one pixel by one pixel, visible or invisible placed within the source code of a site’s web pages. Web beacons serve and are used in a manner similar to cookies.
In addition, web beacons are often used to measure the traffic of users who visit a web page and be able to draw a pattern of users from a site. You have more information in: Wikipedia.
In some cases, we share information about visitors to this site anonymously or in aggregate form with third parties such as advertisers, sponsors or auditors for the sole purpose of improving our services.
All of these processing tasks will be regulated in accordance with legal regulations and all of your data protection rights will be respected in accordance with current regulations.
- How Google uses the data it collects on websites
What types of cookies are used on this website?
When you access our website we inform you that if you continue browsing you will be installed Persian cookies and third party web analytics (such as Google Analytics or similar tools) to help the website analyze your use of the website and improve the usability of it, but in no case associated with data that could come to identify you.
The data they store are of a technical nature, personal preferences, personalisation of contents, etc. The web server does not associate you as a person but with your web browser.
As a user, you can refuse the processing of data or information by blocking these cookies using the appropriate settings on your browser.
You can change your browser settings to notify you when cookies are received on your device or disable the ability to store cookies on your device if you wish.
You can even review your cookie preferences for this website right now by clicking on the button below:
The following table is included, only as an example, with identification of the most relevant cookies used on this website, as well as whether they are their own or those of third parties (and identification of the third party contracted or whose services they have decided to use) and their purpose:
|Strictly necessary||Duration of cookie cookie||Proveedor de la cookie||Used to offer services or remember settings to improve your browsing experience on our website.|
Third Party Cookies:
|_ga||2 years||Google Analytics||Used to distinguish users|
|_gid||24 hours||Google Analytics||Used to distinguish users|
|_gat||1 minute||Google Analytics||Used to limit the percentage of requests. If you have implemented Google Analytics using Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be called dc_gtm.|
|AMP_TOKEN||30 seconds to 1 year||Google Analytics||Includes a token that can be used to retrieve a customer ID from the AMP Customer ID service. Other possible values indicate disabling, requests in progress, or errors obtained by retrieving an AMP|
|_gac_||90 days||Google Analytics||Includes campaign information regarding the user. If you’ve linked your Google Analytics and AdWords accounts, website conversion tags will read this cookie, unless you disable it.|
|__utmt||10 minutes||Google Analytics||Used to limit the percentage of requests.|
|__utmc||Browser session||Google Analytics||Not used in ga.js. It is configured to interact with urchin.js. Previously, this cookie acted in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session or visit.|
|__utmv||Two years from configuration or update||Google Analytics||Used to store custom visitor variable data. This cookie is created when a programmer uses the _setCustomVar method with a custom visitor variable. It was also used for the retired _setVar method. The cookie is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics.|
There are also cookies corresponding to the social networks used by this website have their own cookie policies.
- Google+ Cookie and Google Maps, as set out on your page about what type of cookies they use
How are cookies handled?
Since cookies are normal text files, they can be browsed with most text editors or word processing programs. You can click on a cookie to open it.
Below is a list of links on how to view cookies in different browsers. If you use a different browser, please refer to the information about cookies in your own browser. If you use a mobile phone, refer to the device manual for more information.
- Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cookies-information-websites-store-on-your-computer
- Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647&topic=14666&ctx=topic
- Internet Explorer 8-10: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies
- Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042
- Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/12.00/es-ES/cookies.html
Cookies settings for most popular browsers:
Chrome (These steps may vary depending on the browser version):
- Go to Settings or Preferences via the File menu or by clicking on the customization icon at the top right.
- You will see different sections, click the option Show advanced options.
- Go to Privacy, Content Settings.
- Select All Cookies and Site Data.
- A list will appear with all cookies sorted by domain. To make it easier for you to find cookies for a particular domain, enter either the full or partial address in the Search for cookies field.
- After carrying out this filter, one or more lines with the cookies of the requested website will appear on the screen. Now all you have to do is select it and press the X to delete it.
Internet Explorer (These steps may vary depending on the browser version):
- Go to Tools, Internet Options
- Click Privacy.
- Move the slider to adjust the level of privacy you want.
Firefox (These steps may vary depending on the browser version):
- Go to Options or Preferences depending on your operating system.
- Click Privacy.
- Under History, choose Use custom settings for history.
- You will now see the option Accept cookies, you can enable or disable it according to your preferences.
Safari for OSX (These steps may vary depending on browser version):
- Go to Preferences, then Privacy.
- In this place you will see the option Block cookies to adjust the type of blocking you want to do.
Safari for iOS (These steps may vary depending on browser version):
- Go to Settings, then Safari.
- Go to Privacy and Security, you’ll see the Block Cookies option to adjust the type of blocking you want to do.
Browser for Android devices (These steps may vary depending on the version of the browser):
- Run the browser and press the Menu key, then Settings.
- Go to Security and Privacy, you’ll see the Accept cookies option to enable or disable the checkbox.
Browser for Windows Phone devices (These steps may vary depending on the version of the browser):
- Open Internet Explorer, then More, then Settings
- You can now enable or disable the Allow cookies check box.