1. What are cookies and why we use them
Cookies are small files which are stored on a user’s computer. They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to a particular user and website, and can be accessed either by the web server or the user’s computer.
Cookies allow said website, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the user’s decisions and habits. We use them to personalize the experience within our websites, identify and remember the registered user and facilitate navigation.
On the Wikipedia page (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_cookie) it is possible to obtain more information about cookies and how they work.
2. What type of cookies are used?
Statistical analysis cookies:
These allow us to quantify the number of visitors and statistically analyse the use made by the users of our services. Thanks to this we can study the navigation on the website and thus improve the offer of products or services we offer.
Cookies of a technical nature and customization:
These allow us to control aspects related to the user’s session, so that we can improve the browsing experience within the website. For example:
We can recognize the user’s language.
Prevent or hinder attacks against the website or its users.
Help us to provide the correct reproduction of multimedia content.
Improve performance, allowing our machines to distribute web traffic across multiple servers.
The following table schematically shows the cookies used:
Name Type Description Duration
__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz, __unam Analytical Cookies used by Google Analytics for
statistical access control. Google
PHPSESSID / SESS * Technical Session identifier provided by PHP to differentiate sessions between users Session
Barcookieweb Technician Identifies the display of the information bar on the Cookies policy Indefinite
The rest of cookies belong to third parties, mainly online social networking services, which provide systems to share content.
3. How to disable cookies in the browser
Most browsers currently allow the user to configure whether they want to accept cookies and which of them. These settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘Preferences’ of your browser menu.
These are the instructions to configure cookies in the main browsers:
Chrome: Settings -> Show advanced options -> Privacy -> Content settings.
For more information, you can consult Google support or browser Help.
Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Settings.
For more information, you can consult Mozilla support or browser Help.
Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings.
For more information, you can consult Microsoft support or browser Help.
Safari: Preferences -> Security.
For more information, you can consult Apple support or browser Help.
The owner of the website may modify this Cookies Policy based on legislative, regulatory, technical-application requirements or with the purpose of adapting said policy to the instructions issued by the Spanish Agency for Data Protection, therefore users are advised to visit it periodically.
When significant changes occur in this Cookies Policy, users will be notified by an indicative notice via the website or via email.