Complying with the new provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of April 27, 2016 (General Data Protection Regulation), whose rules are mandatory compliance from May 25, 2018, regarding the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and the free circulation of these data, we inform:
Article 22.2 of the Law 34/2002, of July 11, on Services of the Information Society and Electronic Commerce (hereinafter, LSSI-CE) establishes that the user must receive clear and complete information about the use and processing of data, and in turn, the user must give their consent so that the websites can use said data. The content of this article is as follows:
Service providers may use data storage and retrieval devices on terminal equipment of recipients, provided that they have given their consent after they have been provided with clear and complete information about their use, in particular, about the purposes of processing the data, in accordance with the provisions of Organic Law 15/1999, of 13 December, on the Protection of Personal Data.
When technically possible and effective, the consent of the recipient to accept the processing of the data may be facilitated by using the appropriate parameters of the browser or other applications, provided that it must proceed to its configuration during installation or update by an express action to that effect.
The above shall not prevent the possible storage or access of technical nature for the sole purpose of transmitting a communication over an electronic communications network or, to the extent strictly necessary, for the provision of a service of the information society expressly requested by the recipient.
a) What is a cookie and what is it for?
A “Cookie” is a small file that is stored on the user’s computer, tablet, smartphone or any other device with information on navigation.
The set of “cookies” of all our users helps us improve the quality of our website, allowing us to control which pages are useful, which are not and which are subject to improvement.
Cookies are essential for the functioning of the Internet, providing innumerable advantages in the provision of interactive services, facilitating navigation and usability of our website.
Under no circumstances may cookies damage your computer. On the other hand, the fact that they are active helps us identify and resolve errors.
b) What types of cookies do we use?
Depending on the entity that manages it:
Depending on the length of time they remain activated:
According to your purpose:
How can the User configure or disable cookies?
You can allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your computer by configuring the options of your Internet browser. If you do not allow the installation of cookies on your browser, you may not be able to access some of the services and your experience on the website may be less satisfactory.
Below we provide you with the links where you can consult everything related to the administration of cookies, including their elimination or total or partial non-acceptance, in some of the most common browsers :
Other browsers: check the documentation of the browser you have installed.
Cookies used on our website
Next, we detail the cookies used on our website and the provider they belong to. Own cookies are those that belong to our domain and third-party cookies are those that belong to other domains according to the following table:
Own cookies that our website uses :
|cookie_notice_accepted|| Used by cookie warning plugin |
The cookie usage warning tool installed on the portal uses a session cookie whose purpose is to remember the user’s preference regarding the information provided on these mechanisms.
|wordpress_test_cookie||Used by WordPress to check if the browser allows cookies||For more information, go to https://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Cookies|
|wp-settings – *||Cookie that helps you remember your personal preferences in WordPress.||For more information, go to https://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Cookies|
|wp-settings-time – *||Cookie that saves WordPress session data </span>||For more information, go to https://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Cookies|
Third-party cookies (Google Analytics)
_ga : Third-party (Google Analytics) – 2 years
This is an analytical cookie, related to Google Analytics. Stores a unique customer identifier and serves to control unique visits, user data, campaigns … It has a 2 year expiration.
_gat : Third-party (Google Analytics) – 10 minutes
This is an analytical cookie, related to Google Analytics. It is used to differentiate between the different tracking objects created in the session. It has a 10-minute expiration that is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics.
_gid : From third parties (Google Analytics) – 1 day
This is an analytical cookie, related to Google Analytics that is used to distinguish users. It lasts 24 hours.
More information about Google cookies at www.google.com/intl/en/policies/technologies/types