Depending on the purpose of the data obtained via ‘cookies’, the website may use:   

Technical Cookies

They allow the user to browse through a website, platform or application and use the different options or services which exist within it. For example, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted areas, remembering elements which are a part of an order, carrying out a request for subscribing or participating in an event, using security elements during browsing and saving content for the divulging of video or audio.

Customisation cookies

They allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics on the user’s system. These may include the language, type of browser through which the service is accessed, design of selected contents, geolocation of the terminal and the regional settings from the location the service is being accessed.

Statistical analysis cookies

They enable us to monitor and analyse user behaviour on the websites they are linked to. The information collected through these types of ‘cookies’ is used for measuring the activity of the websites, application or platform and to create a browsing profile of platform users in order to introduce improvements in the service depending on the analysis of data regarding the use that the users make of the service.

Third party cookies

Third-party ‘cookies’ may be installed on some websites, enabling the management and improvement of the services provided. For example, statistical services performed by Google Analytics and comScore.

How to manage ‘cookies’ on your browser

The user may allow, block or delete ‘cookies’ installed on his computer by configuring the browser options set on his computer:

To adjust the ‘cookies’ permissions on a Google Chrome browser:

  • Click the menu on the browser toolbar

  • Select Settings.

  • Click Show advanced settings.

  • In the ‘Privacy’ section, click the Content settings button.

  • In the ‘Cookies’ section, set the options.

For further information about Google Chrome

To adjust the ‘cookie’ permissions on a Mozilla Firefox browser:

  • Click the on Tools menu at the top of the Firefox browser window.

  • Select Options.

  • Select the Privacy panel.

  • In the Firefox option, choose Use custom settings for history to configure the options.

More information about Mozilla Firefox

to adjust the ‘cookies’ permissions on an Internet Explorer 9 browser:

  • Click the on Tools menu at the top of the Internet Explorer browser window

  • Click on the Safety tabn and then click Delete browsing history to delete the ‘cookies’. Select the ‘Cookies’ check box, and then click Delete.

  • Select the Safety tab and go to Settings. Move the slider to the top to block all ‘cookies’ or to the bottom to allow all ‘cookies’. Then, click OK.

For more information about Internet Explorer 9

If you have disabled the use of ‘cookies’ in your browser, certain services and features of the website may no longer be available.

On certain browsers it is possible to configure specific rules for the management of ‘cookies’ for specific websites. This offers more specific control over the privacy settings. This means that ‘cookies’ can be disabled for every website except for the ones that the user trusts.