Due to the fact that a modification to the "Information Society and Electronic Commerce Services" Law (LSSICE), established by the Royal Decree 13/2012, has come into force, it is obligatory to obtain the express prior consent of the user of all web pages that use optional cookies.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies and other similar technologies such as local shared objects, flash cookies or pixels, are tools used by web servers to store and retrieve information about your visitors, as well as to help the site operate properly.
Through the use of these devices, the web server is able to store certain data concerning the user, such as their display preference for that server, name and password, products they are most interested in, etc.
COOKIES AFFECTED BY REGULATIONS AND EXCLUDED COOKIES
According to the EU directive, cookies that require the consent of the user are analytical cookies and those used for advertising and affiliation. Those that are of a technical nature or necessary for the operation of the website or for the provision of services expressly requested by the user are excluded.
WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES EXIST?
There are five major cookie groups:
COOKIES THAT ARE USED ON THIS WEBSITE
sessionId: a technical, essential cookie containing the session ID. Deleted when you close the browser.
csfrToken: Technical cookie. This technical cookie is used to establish a secure connection between client and server through a secure encrypted password. Expires after 1 year.
_ga: Analytical cookie. Google Analytics cookie enabling the unique visits control function. The first time that a user enters the website through a browser this cookie is installed. When this user returns to the site using the same browser, the cookie will consider it to be the same user. Only in the event that the user changes browser will they be considered to be a different user. Expires 2 years after the last update. More information on the data handling by Google Analytics here.
_gat: Analytical cookie. This cookie is associated with Google Analytics. Used to limit the request speed - limitation of data collection on high traffic sites. Expires after just 10 minutes.
_gid: Analytical cookie. This cookie is associated with Google Analytics. Used to distinguish users. Expires after 24 hours.
WITHDRAWAL OF CONSENT FOR COOKIE INSTALLATION HOW TO REMOVE COOKIES FROM YOUR BROWSER
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