What are cookies?
It is a file that is downloaded to your computer, smartphone or device when you access a website. Cookies allow the website to store and retrieve information about the user’s browsing habits or equipment and, depending on the information they contain and the way you use your computer, they can be used to recognise the user.
Types of cookies according to the entity that manages them:
First-party: Those that are sent to your computer, from a computer or domain managed by the owner of the website and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
Third-party: Those that are sent to your computer when you browse our website, but from a computer or domain that is managed by a third party. If the third party uses the data obtained for their own purposes, we will notify you of them.
Types of cookies depending on how long they remain on your computer:
Session cookies: Active when you access to the website, they disappear at the end of the session (e.g. list of products purchased).
Persistent cookies: The data remains stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for the period defined in the cookie, even for years. If we can, we will minimise their lifetime, depending on their purpose.
Types of cookies according to their purpose:
Functional and Technical Cookies: If they only provide the requested service, they do not have to comply with the LSSI. They are strictly necessary for the management and operation of the website, and for the services expressly requested by the user, if these cookies are disabled, you will not receive our content or services correctly. Examples:
Traffic control and data communication, identify the session, access to restricted parts, remember the shopping cart order, make purchases, manage payments, prevent fraud, facilitate registrations or participation in events, count visits to bill the software according to the number of uses, use security features when browsing, save data from videos or sounds, enable dynamic content (e.g., text or image loading animation). text or image loading animation), sharing content through social networks; or managing advertising space based on criteria such as edited content, without collecting user information for other purposes (e.g. personalising content).
Preference or personalisation cookies: If you choose features (e.g. if you mark the language flag of the website), they do not have to comply with the LSSI, as they are considered an expressly requested service. They allow the user’s preferences to be remembered, such as the language, the number of results to be shown when a search is made, the appearance or content of the service according to the browser or the region from which you are accessing it, etc.
User-input cookies: Excluded from the application of the LSSI. They track the user when filling in online forms on various pages, or as a shopping basket to track the items you have selected by clicking on a button.
Authentication or user identification (session) cookies. Excluded from the application of the LSSI.
Secure Cookies: Excluded from the application of the LSSI. They detect erroneous or repeated attempts to connect to the website.
Media player, load balancing or user interface customisation cookies. Excluded from the application of the LSSI.
Plug-in or social cookies. Excluded from LSSI only for the logged-in user. They control the interaction with social networks within the website. They are used in “youtube”, “facebook”, “google” and “twitter”, or others.
Analytics or measurement cookies: We must obtain informed consent although they are unlikely to pose a risk to your privacy if they are first party and process aggregate data for statistical purposes.
Treated by us or by third parties, they allow us to quantify the number of users, measure and analyse the performance of the website, or count screen impressions or clicks on ads to measure performance and improve the supply of products or services we offer.
Advertising cookies: Treated by us or third parties, they allow us to manage the offer of advertising spaces on the website, adapting the content of the advertisement to the content of the service requested, to the use made of the website, or to the information we have about your browsing habits on the Internet.
Other forms of storage similar to cookies
Local Storage and SessionStorage from HTML5: Space that the website can use on the user’s computer. Normally deleting the browsing history can be done.
Local Shared Objects from Flash: They store more information than a cookie, and are independent of the browser used and more difficult to locate, view or delete. They can even regenerate standard cookies. An example is the Isolated storage Silverlight, you have to go into the user’s Microsoft folder to delete it. (e.g. vimeo video).
Web beacons or bugs: These are images of minimal size, camouflaged on the web and unnoticeable to the eye. They are downloaded when visiting the website but are stored in a second site from which the visit is registered by means of the information provided by the browser when downloading the image: IP address, operating system, browser, number of times and times at which the image is downloaded.
Cookies used by this website:
|Name||Description / Purpose||Supplier||Expiry date|
|_ga||Analytical. Used to distinguish users.||End of session|
|_gat||Analytical. Difference between the different tracking items created in the session.||10 minutes|
|_gid||Analytics. It distinguishes users.||1 year|
|UULE||Analytics. These cookies are used to collect information in an anonymous form.||24 hours|
|Local Storage||Local Storage. Used to optimise website loading.||wordpress||Persistent|
|wpml_browser_redirect_test||Others. Identification of the user’s language.||wordpress||Persistent|
|1P_JAR||Third Party. Storage of google user preferences.||1 week|
|DV||Analytics. Used by Google to provide services and extract information.||6 months|
|CONSENT||Advertising. It improves advertising, often used to target the user.||Persistent|
|SIDCC||Analytics. It provides services and extracts anonymous information about browsing.||3 months|
|PHPSESSID||Functional. Used by the PHP encryption language to store session variables.||php||Session|
|DSID||Advertising. Advertising optimisation.||doubleclick||15 days|
|IDE||Advertising. Advertising optimisation.||doubleclick||1 year|
|AWSELB||Other. Server management.||Amazon||1 day|
|ANID||Advertising. It monitors the performance of the advertisements and provides recommendations.||Persistent|
|SAPISID||Advertising. It monitors the performance of the advertisements and provides recommendations.||Persistent|
|SIDSID||Advertising. It monitors the performance of the advertisements and provides recommendations.||Persistent|
|HSID||Advertising. It monitors the performance of the advertisements and provides recommendations.||Persistent|
|APISID||Advertising. It monitors the performance of the advertisements and provides recommendations.||Persistent|
|SID||Analytics. It collects information for the google search engine.||Session|
|OGPC||Analytics. It stores the user’s preferences.||3 months|
|SEARCH_SAMESITE||Functional. The purpose is to mitigate the risk of cross-origin information leakage. It also provides some protection against cross-site request forgery attacks.||1 year|
|_fbp||Third Party.||doubleclick||6 months|
|CAKEPHP||Functional. Session cookies specific to the framework that implements the page, to guarantee a correct user experience.||propia||9 days|
|WEBIM_UserID||Functional. Used by the PHP encryption language to allow SESSION variables to be stored on the web server.||propia||session|
|webim_locale||Functional. It allows the visit to the online help.||propia||session|
|_icl_visitor_lang_js||Third Party. Identification of the user’s language.||wordpress||3 days|
|wfvt_*||Functional. WordPress, own cookie, Wordfence. This cookie is generated to control the protection and security of possible misuse of the website.||wordpress||30 minutes|
|intercom-id-djgo8krc||Third Party. To improve the user experience.||– –||10 months|
|pm-online-cookie-warning||Functional. – –||– –||End of session|
|catAccCookies||Functional. See if the user has accepted the cookies policy.||First party||1 month|
What happens if I disable cookies?
Some service functionalities or areas of the website may not work properly. If you do not accept cookies, a “reject cookie” will be installed on your computer, which informs us that you do not want cookies on subsequent visits.
How can you configure your Cookies?
Microsoft Edge : Settings > Advanced settings > Privacy and services > Cookies.
For more information, consult Microsoft support or the browser’s Help.
Mozilla Firefox: Tools > Options > Privacy > History > Personalised settings.
For more information, consult Mozilla support or the browser’s Help.
Google Chrome: Settings > Show Advanced settings > Privacy > Content settings.
For more information, consult Google Chrome support or the browser’s Help.
Safari (Apple): Preferences > Security.
For more information, consult Apple support or the browser’s Help.
Opera (Opera Software): Settings > Options > Advanced > Cookies
For more information, consult Opera support or the browser’s Help.
If you use a browser which is not one of the mentioned above, please consult its policy on the installation, use and blocking of cookies. However, using the tool www.youronlinechoices.com, you can find useful information and configure, provider by provider, your cookie preferences.
There are third-party tools that allow users to detect the cookies of each website they visit and manage their deactivation. For example, Ghostery: https://www.ghostery.com/about-ghostery/privacy/
There is an add-on to disable Google Analytics cookies: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en