Definition and function of cookies

A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when visiting certain websites. Cookies allow a site, among other things, to anonymously register the user’s activity on the website and to record certain parameters and information for the purposes of analyzing user data, greater personalization of the website and configuring preferences.

What type of cookies does this website use?

The following cookies from third-party service providers are used:

(Third-party cookies are cookies sent to the user’s terminal from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor but rather by another party that processes the data obtained through the cookies.)

1.Google Analytics

Google Analytics cookies are used to generate statistics on use of the website. The goal is to determine the volume of returning visitors and the content of greatest interest, so as to focus efforts on improving the most trafficked areas and make it easier for users to find what they are looking for.

The website may use the user’s browsing information to perform anonymized evaluations and statistical calculations and to ensure the continuity of service and make improvements to the websites.

For more information, please see Google’s privacy policy at the following link: [http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/]

2. Google Maps

Two persistent cookies (PREF and NID) set for Google Maps applications and managed by Google.
For more information, please see Google’s privacy policy at the following link: [http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/]

3. Social network or media cookies

Some services may use connectors to social networks like Facebook or Twitter.

When the user registers with a service using credentials from a social network, he or she authorizes the network to store a persistent cookie that remembers his or her identity (until it expires). The user may delete this cookie and rescind access to the services by updating his or her preferences on the specific social network.

The website may sometimes include photographs and videos from sites like YouTube, Flickr, etc. Thus, if you visit a page with integrated content cookies, they may be included on your device (for more information about these cookies, check the corresponding website).

Revoking and deleting cookies

You can allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by configuring your browser’s options. If you do not allow cookies to be installed, it is possible that you may not be able to access certain sections of the website.

The following links explain how to manage cookies on the various web browsers:

Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9
Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042

More information about cookies and cookie policy

You can find more information at the following links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_cookie
http://www.agpd.es/portalwebAGPD/canaldocumentacion/publicaciones/common/Guias/Guia_Cookies.pdf (in Spanish)