What are cookies and web beacons?
To enhance your experience on the Site, we and some of our third party service providers use “cookies.” Cookies are text files we place in your computer’s browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your email address or other personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide this information to us by, for example, registering at our Site. However, once you choose to register with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie.
“Web beacons” are small pieces of code placed on a web page to monitor the behavior and collect data about the visitors viewing a web page. For example, web beacons or similar technology can be used to count the users who visit a web page or to deliver a cookie to the browser of a visitor viewing that page. We may use web beacons or similar technology on the Site from time to time for this and other purposes.
Most Web browsers are set up to accept cookies. You can, however, set your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. In addition, cookies can be easily and safely deleted from your system. See your browser’s help section for instructions. Should you choose to disable any cookies associated with the Site, you will not be able to take full advantage of all the Site’s features, but you should be able to navigate the Site without difficulty.
What kind of cookies do we use and what for?
We use the following kind of cookies on this web site:
Technical cookies or cookies that are essential for providing the services
We use technical cookies to be able to provide the services requested by our users. These cookies are essential for browsing and for using the different options and services of the web site, such as, for example, controlling the traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted access parts, using security elements while browsing, storing contents for the dissemination of videos or sounds, or for sharing contents over social media.
In order to optimise the user experience of our web site, we use personalisation cookies that enable us to configure the web site and its services in accordance with the preferences of the user or with the general characteristics of their equipment, for instance, the browser used and its version, the operating system installed, etc.These cookies are used, for example, to remember the parameters that were chosen by the user in their visits, to orient the contents of the web site in accordance with their language or location, or to maintain the accredited status of registered users.
Analysis cookies allow us to measure and analyse the activity of web sites and draw up browser profiles of users.We use the cookies of GOOGLE ANALYTICS, to gather Anonymous and joint statistics that enable us to understand how users use our web site, with a view to improving it and adjusting it to the preferences of our visitors.
Google Maps (third party)
The Data Controller uses the web analytics service Google Analytics offered by Google Inc. (“Google”), in order to analyze the usage of the Website’s pages. The information generated from cookies about users’ usage of the Website’s pages is usually transmitted to and stored in a Google’s server located in the USA. The Data Controller utilizes Google Analytics exclusively with the extension “ga(‘set’, ‘anonymizeIp’, true)” ensuring that IP addresses are only processed as a shortened version, in order to exclude any direct reference to individual people. Google may communicate data to third parties, only in case if it is required by law or provided third parties process data on behalf of Google. Google will not disclose the users’ IP address in association with any other Google data. Users can prevent the recording and saving of data by Google Analytics at any time by installing a browser plugin released by Google which can be downloaded at the following link
The Data Controller utilizes the Universal-Analytics functions provided by Google. With these functions, the Data Controller can record and analyze socio-demographic data about users with the help of a Google ID (if available) and cookies generated by Google from advertising content (DoubleClick). If a Google ID is available, the Data Controller will also record this data across all devices (e.g. if users use a smartphone and a PC), in order to analyze visitor streams across all devices. Users can prevent the recording and saving of data by Google at any time by installing a browser plugin released by Google which can be downloaded at the following link
Google Remarketing and Retargeting
Typically, the data arising from your browsing that can be used for analysis are the following:
The name of the provider domain (PSI) and/or IP address providing them with access to the network. For example, a user of provider xxx will only be identified with the domain xxx.es and/or the IP address. This way, we can draw up statistics on the countries and servers that most often visit our web site.
The date and time of access to our web site. This helps us to identify the hours of most traffic, and to make the adjustments necessary to avoid problems of saturation during our rush hours.
The internet address from which the link to our web comes. Thanks to this information, we can gauge the effectiveness of the different banners and links leading to our server, in order to reinforce those that offer the best results.
The number of visitors a day to each section. This allows us to identify the most successful areas and increase and improve their content, in order that users get a more satisfactory result.
Are cookies anonymous?
How can I manage the cookies?
Users of the web site have the option of not receiving cookies, deleting them or to be informed about how they are installed in the settings of their browser. To find out how to manage cookies in your browser, we invite you to consult its help function.
For your comfort, below, you will find information provided by the developers of the main browsers about cookie management:
In the event of disabling cookies, you may not be able to make use of all the functionalities of the web site.
To disable the use of third-party advertising cookies, users can also visit the disabling page of the network advertising Initiative (NAI, Network Advertising Initiative.