The purpose of our cookies policy is to clearly and precisely inform you about the types of cookies we are using on our website, as well as the purpose of the data collected by each cookie, and how to remove or disable them through the tools provided by your browser.
What Are Cookies?
Cookies are files that contain small quantities of information that are downloaded onto the user’s device used when visiting a website. The main purpose is to recognise the user every time they access a website and they enable an analysis to be conducted in order to improve the quality and usability of the website.
Cookies are essential for the functioning of the internet, they cannot damage equipment, and if they are activated in your browser settings, they help to identify and resolve possible operating errors.
Types of Cookies
I.- Session Cookies. Session cookies only last for the duration of your visit and get deleted when you close your browser. Their main purpose is to identify the type of device and to support website security or its basic functioning. They do not contain personal information that could identify somebody.
II.- Persistent or Permanent Cookies: They are stored on the device’s hard drive and the website reads them every time you visit the site. They have a certain expiration date, and stop functioning once that date expires. They enable the user’s actions, visits and general behaviour to be identified.
III.- Functionality Cookies: they enable decisions taken by the user , such as their login or identifier to be remembered. The information collected by these cookies is anonymous (meaning that they do not include names, addresses or other personal data).
IV.- Third-Party Cookies: are installed by a website different from the one you are visiting. For instance, we find them on social networks (such as Facebook) or external plug-ins (such as Google Maps).
V.- Analytical Cookies: their purpose is regular maintenance and they guarantee the best functioning and service for the user, gathering data regarding your activity.
By accessing the website, you expressly accept that we can use these types of cookies on your devices. If you deactivate cookies, your browsing might not be the best and some utilities may not function correctly.
With the aim of providing a better service, our website uses its own cookies. The benefits of accepting our cookies translate into time savings. Likewise, they can be used to recognise information about the date and time of your latest visit, measure some traffic parameters within the website itself, and estimate the number of received visits, so that we can focus and more effectively adjust our services and promotions.
No cookies enable for you to be contacted by your phone number, email address or any other means of contact. No cookie can extract information from users’ hard drives or steal personal information.
_ASPXAUTH: User authentication cookie
ASP.NET_SessionId: Session maintenance cookie
FedAuth: SharePoint notifications authentication
_atuvc: Maintains the session updated
Google Analytics Cookies
The website uses the Google Analytics service, provided by Google, Inc., whose main office is located at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, United States (“Google”).
The user can block cookies through the browser settings or by configuring alerts when a cookie is filed by a server. Below are some references so as to configure the most popular browsers:
Internet Explorer: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955
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