INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
Due to the coming into force of the amendment to the “Law on Services of the Information Society” (LSSICE) established by Spanish Royal Decree 13/2012, it is mandatory to obtain the express consent of the user of all web pages that use redundant cookies before browsing them.
¿WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies and other similar technologies such as local shared objects, flash cookies or pixels, are tools used by Web servers to store and retrieve information about their visitors, as well as to enable the proper functioning of the site.
Through using these devices, the Web server is able to remember some data concerning the user, such as their preferences for viewing the server’s pages, their name and password, products that interest them most, etc.
COOKIES AFFECTED BY, AND COOKIES EXEMPT FROM REGULATIONS
According to the EU directive, the cookies that require the user’s informed consent are analytical, advertising and affiliation cookies, while technical cookies and those that are necessary for the operation of the website or the provision of services expressly requested by the user are exempt.
¿WHAT KIND OF COOKIES ARE THERE?
There are five main groups of cookies:
- Analytical Cookies: these collect information on how the website is used.
- Social Cookies: these are required for external social networks.
- Affiliate Cookies: these allow you to track visits through links from other websites, with which the website establishes affiliate agreements (affiliate companies).
- Advertising and behaviour Cookies: these collect information on the user's personal preferences and choices (re-targeting).
- Technical and functional Cookies: these are strictly only necessary for the use of the website and for the provision of the contracted service.
COOKIES USED BY THIS WEBSITE
- PHPSESSID: Technical and strictly necessary cookie containing the session identifier. It is deleted when you close the browser.
- NID: Google Cookie NID - a unique identifier used by Google applications to store information about your preferences. Expires after 6 months.
- ga: Google Analytics Cookie that enables the function of control of unique visits. The first time a user enters the website through a browser this cookie will be installed. When this user re-enters the website with the same browser, the cookie will be considered to be the same user. Only in the event that the user changes browser, it will be considered another user. It expires 2 years after the last update.
- gat: This cookie is associated with Google Analytics Universal. It is used to limit the speed of request and limitation of data collection on sites with high traffic. It expires after 10 minutes.
- gid: Used to distinguish users. It expires after 24 hours.
- cache_vary: Cookie of the LiteSpeed Cache plugin, does not collect personal data, serves to know the status of the visitor (new, recurrent), role of the user (editor, administrator, etc.). It expires at 48 hours.
- cookielawinfo-checkbox-Necessary: Cookie technical and strictly necessary containing the value of whether you have accepted the policy of cookies and privacy. It expires after 30 minutes.
- pll_language: Cookie is typical of the tools with which the web has been developed, it saves the chosen language in the navigation. It expires one year after the last update.
- tk_ai: It is used as an anonymous ID if the user who logged in is not connected to WordPress.com. It is removed when the browser is closed.
- wordPress_logged_in: This cookie is required for WordPress. This cookie remembers if you are authenticated on the site as you navigate through the pages. It is deleted when you close your browser.
REVOKE CONSENT TO INSTALL COOKIES
How to delete cookies from your browser
1. Click on the menu.
2. Click Settings.
3. Click Show Advanced Options.
4. In the 'Privacy and security' section, click Content Settings.
• Delete cookies: Click See all cookies and site data…
• Do not allow cookies to be stored.
5. Click Remove all.
6. Close and restart the browser.
For more information about Chrome, click here: http://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
1. Select Tools.
2. Click Safety.
3. Click Delete browsing history.
4. Select Cookies.
5. Select Temporary Internet Files.
6. Click Delete.
7. Click OK.
8. Close and restart the browser.
For more information about Internet Explorer, click here: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-419/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9
1. Open the menu.
2. Click Options.
3. Select the Privacy & Security tab. Under Cookies and Site Data, click Clear Data...
4. Select Cookies and Site Data and Cached Web Content.
5. Click Clear.
6. Close and restart the browser.
You can accept or decline cookies individually by clicking Manage Data
For more information about Mozilla Firefox, click here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored
1. Click Safari.
2. Select the Privacy & Security tab. Click Preferences and then Privacy.
3. Click Remove stored cookies and data.
4. Close and restart the browser.
For more information about Safari, click here: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042
Settings - Preferences - Advanced - Cookies.
The cookie settings control how Opera handles them and therefore if they are accepted or rejected.
For more information about Opera click here: http://help.opera.com/Linux/10.60/en-EN/cookies.html
Refer to the documentation for the browser you have installed.