Due to the entry into force of the aforementioned modification of the "Law on Information Society Services" (LSSICE) established by Royal Decree 13/2012, it is mandatory to obtain the express consent of the user of all websites that use dispensable 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 provide a proper functioning of the site.
Through the use of these devices, the Web server is allowed to remember some data concerning the user, such as their preferences for viewing the pages of that server, name and password, products that interest them most, etc.
COOKIES AFFECTED BY THE REGULATIONS AND EXCEPTED COOKIES
According to the EU directive, the cookies that require the user's informed consent are analytical cookies and advertising and affiliation cookies , with the exception of those of a technical nature and those necessary for the operation of the website or the provision of services expressly requested by the user.
WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES ARE THERE?
Regarding the types of cookies, there are five main groups:
Analytical cookies : they collect information on the use of the website.
Social cookies : these are those necessary for external social networks.
Affiliate cookies : they allow us to track visits from other websites, with which the website establishes an affiliate contract (affiliate companies).
Advertising and behavioural cookies: collect information about the user's personal preferences and choices (retargeting).
Technical and functional cookies : these are those strictly necessary for the use of the website and for the provision of the contracted service.
COOKIES USED ON THIS WEBSITE
PHPSESSID: technically and strictly necessary cookie containing the session ID. It is deleted when you close the browser.
_lang: Cookieis technically and strictly necessary containing the language of the session. It is deleted when you close the browser.
ac_cookies: A technically and strictly necessary cookie containing the value of whether the installation of cookies has been accepted. Expires in 1 year from the last update.
_ga: Google Analytics cookie that enables the unique visit control function. 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 consider that it is the same user. Only in the event that the user changes browsers, will they be considered another user. Expires 2 years after the last update. More information on the processing carried out by Google Analytics can be found here.
_gat: This cookieis associated with Google Analytics. It is used to limit request speed – limiting data collection on high-traffic sites. Expires after 10 minutes.
_gid: This cookie is associated with Google Analytics. It is used to distinguish users. Expires after 24 hours.
REVOCATION OF CONSENT TO INSTALL COOKIES SUCH AS DELETING COOKIES FROM THE BROWSER
For more information about Chrome click here: http://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=es
Internet Explorer. Version 11
For more information about Internet Explorer click here: https://support.microsoft.com/es-es/kb/278835
Firefox. Version 18
You can accept or decline cookies individually in Firefox Preferences, in the History section available under Tools > Options > Privacy.
For more information about Mozilla Firefox click here: https://www.mozilla.org/es-ES/privacy/websites/#cookies
Safari Version 5.1
For more information about Safari click here: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042
Options – Advanced – Cookies.
Cookie choices control the way in which Opera handles them and therefore their acceptance or rejection.
For more information about Ópera click here: http://help.opera.com/Linux/10.60/es-ES/cookies.html
Check the documentation for the browser you have installed.