What are cookies and what are they used for?
Cookies are small text files that are downloaded to your browser (on your PC, smartphone, tablet, etc.) when you visit a website, app or platform.
Cookies offer huge advantages in providing information society services, as they make it easier to navigate, and help us to improve the quality of the services we offer our users. Amongst other things, cookies enable information on a user's browsing habits to be stored and recovered, which helps us to know which pages or utilities on a website, app or platform are useful and which not, so we can improve them, and, depending on the information they contain and the way in which the device is used, they can also be used to recognise the user.
Types of cookies used on this site
According to the organisation managing them:
According to purpose:
Description of purpose
Links to further information on cookies
Generate an anonymous user identifier that enables analysis of user activity for drawing up statistics
Generate an anonymous user identifier that enables serve ads based on someone's past visits to your website
Enables the online stor
Enables to chat online with customer service
Options open to users of this website
Users have three options:
Not to click on "Accept" when the warning on cookies appears and carry on browsing the website. In this case, the user is considered to have accepted the installation cookies, but, unlike in the previous case, the message will appear every time you browse this website.
Set their browser to restrict, block or delete installed cookies or prevent them from being installed.
In any case, the user can revoke acceptance of cookies by deleting them from their browser settings.
Users can restrict, block or delete cookies installed on their computers by configuring the options in their browser. If you block the installation of cookies, you may not have access to some of our sections and utilities, or you may even be unable to browse them.
If you use Internet Explorer, you can get information on how to block or delete cookies at: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11
If you use Firefox, you can get information on how to block or delete cookies at: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored
If you use Chrome, you can get information on how to block or delete cookies at: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
If you use Safari, you can get information on how to block or delete cookies at: https://www.apple.com/privacy/use-of-cookies/