This website uses its own (first-party) cookies:
- Session cookies, to ensure that the users who write comments on the blog are human and not automated applications. This prevents spam from automated bots.
This website uses the following third-party cookies:
- Google Analytics: Stores cookies to produce statistics on the traffic and volume of visits on this site. By using this web site you are consenting to the treatment of your information by Google. Therefore, the exercise of any rights in this respect should done by communicating directly with Google.
- Social networks: Each social network uses its own cookies so that you can click on buttons such as Like or Share.
Disabling or deleting cookies
At any time you may exercise your right to disable or remove cookies from this web site. These actions are performed differently depending on the browser that you are using. Here is a quick guide for the most popular browsers.
- Web browsers are the tools responsible for storing cookies and this is the place where you must exercise your right to eliminate or deactivate them. Neither this website nor its legal representatives can guarantee correct or incorrect handling of cookies by the following browsers.
- In some cases cookies must be installed to help the browser remember your decision of non-acceptance of them.
- In the case of Google Analytics cookies, this company stores cookies on servers located in the United States and agrees not to share them with third parties, except in cases where it is necessary for the operation of the system or when required by law. According to Google, your IP address is not saved. Google Inc. adheres to the Safe Harbor Agreement which guarantees that all transferred data will be treated with a level of protection in accordance with European regulations. You can consult detailed information in this regard by clicking on this link. If you would like information regarding how Google uses the cookies, please click on this link.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a harmless text file that is stored in your browser when you visit almost any web page. Cookies allow the website to remember you when you revisit a website. Although many people do not know it, cookies have been used for the last 20 years, when the first browsers for the World Wide Web appeared.
What is NOT a cookie?
It is not a virus or a Trojan, worm, spam or spyware, nor does it open pop-up windows.
What information does a cookie store?
Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about you, such as credit card or bank details, photographs, your ID or personal information, etc. The data stored is of a technical nature or for personal preferences, content personalization, etc.
The web server does not associate the cookies with you as a person but with your web browser. In fact, if you regularly browse with Internet Explorer and try to navigate through the same website with Firefox or Chrome, you will see that the web does not realize that you are the same person because it is really associating the browser, not the person.
What kind of cookies are there?
- Technical cookies: They are the most basic and allow, among other things, the browser to know when a human or an automated application is navigating, when an anonymous and a registered user is navigating, and basic tasks for the operation of any dynamic web page.
- Analytical cookies: They collect information about the type of navigation, the most used sections, products consulted, time of use, language, etc.
- Advertising cookies: They show advertising based on your navigation, country of origin, language, etc.
What are first-party and third-party cookies?
First-party cookies are those generated by the page you are visiting and third-party cookies are generated by external services or providers such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.
What happens if cookies are disabled?
The following examples will help you to understand the consequences of disabling cookies:
- You will not be able to share the content on this site on Facebook, Twitter or any other social network.
- The website will not be able to adapt the contents to your personal preferences, as is often the case in online stores.
- You will not be able access the personal area of this website, such as, for example My account, My profile or My orders.
- Online stores: It will be impossible to make purchases online, they will have to be made via telephone or by visiting the store location, if one exists.
- It will not be possible to customize geographic preferences such as time zone, currency or language preferences.
- The website will not be able to perform web analytics on visitors and traffic on the web, which will make it difficult for the website to be competitive.
- You will not be able to write on the blog, upload photos, post comments, or rate content. The web will not know if you are a human or an automated application that publishes spam.
- It will not be possible to show behavioral advertising, which will reduce the advertising income of the web.
Can cookies be eliminated?
Yes. You can not only delete cookies, you can also block them, in general or in a specific way, for a specific domain.
To remove cookies from a site you must go to your browser settings and there you can find the cookies associated to the domain in question and proceed to remove them.
Cookie settings for the most popular browsers
Below we indicate how to access a specific cookie from the Chrome browser. Note: these steps may vary depending on the version of the browser:
- Go to Settings or Preferences by clicking on the File menu, either by clicking the personalization icon listed on the top right.
- You will see different sections, click on the option Show advanced options.
- Go to Privacy, Content settings.
- Select All cookies and site data.
- You will see a list of all of the cookies sorted by domain. To make it easier for you to find the cookies for a specific domain, enter the address partially or completely in the Search cookies field.
- After this search, one or several lines with the cookies of the requested web will appear on the screen. Now all you have to do is select the cookie you wish to remove and click on the X to proceed to its elimination.
To access the cookie settings of the Internet Explorer browser, follow these steps (may vary depending on the browser version):
- Go to Tools, Internet Options
- Click on Privacy.
- Move the slider to adjust your preferred level of privacy.
To access the cookie settings of the Firefox browser, follow the following steps (may vary depending on the browser version):
- Go to Options o Preferences depending on your operating system.
- Click on Privacy.
- In History choose Use custom setting for history.
- You will now see the Accept cookies option, and can enable or disable cookies according to your preferences.
To access the cookies configuration of the Safari browser for MacOS, follow these steps (may vary depending on the browser version):
- Go to Preferences, then Privacy.
- In this place you will see the option to Block cookies to adjust to the type of block that you want to perform.
To access the cookies configuration of the Safari browser for iOS follow these steps (may vary depending on the browser version):
- Go to Settings, then Safari.
- Go to Privacy and Security, you will see the option Block cookies so that you can adjust the type of block you want to perform.
To access the browser cookie settings for Android devices follow these steps (may vary depending on the browser version):
- Open the browser and press the Menu key, then Settings.
- Go to Security and Privacy, you will see the option Accept cookies, check or uncheck the box.
To access the cookie settings for Windows Phone devices follow these steps (may vary depending on the browser version):
- Open Internet Explorer, followed by More, and then Settings
- You can now enable or disable the Allow cookies box.