**What are cookies and web beacons?
To improve your experience on the Site, we and some of our third party service providers use « cookies ». Cookies are text files that we place on your computer’s browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your email address or other personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide us with this information, such as by registering on our Site. However, if you choose to register with us by providing personally identifiable information, that information may be associated with the data stored in the cookie.
« Web beacons « are small pieces of code placed on a web page to track behavior and collect data about visitors viewing the web page. For example, web beacons or similar technologies may be used to count users who have visited the web page or to deliver a cookie to the browser of a visitor viewing that page. We may use web beacons or similar technologies on the Site from time to time for these and other purposes.
Most web browsers are set to accept cookies. However, you can set your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Cookies can also be easily and securely deleted from your system. See your browser’s help section for instructions. If you choose to disable all cookies associated with the Site, you may not be able to take full advantage of all the features of the Site, but you will be able to navigate around the Site without difficulty.
**What cookies do we use and why?
We use the following types of cookies on this site:
Technical or service cookies.
We use technical cookies to enable us to provide services requested by our users. These cookies are required to view and use various website options and services, such as managing traffic and data transmission, session identification, accessing restricted areas, using security features when browsing, storing content for video or audio distribution or for sharing content via social networks.
In order to optimise your experience of our website, we use personalisation cookies which allow us to customise the website and its services according to your preferences or to the general characteristics of your hardware, e.g. the browser used and its version, the operating system installed, etc. These cookies are used, for example, to remember the settings chosen by the user when he/she visits the website, to orient the content of the website according to his/her language or location or to maintain the accreditation status of registered users.
Analytics cookies allow us to measure and analyse website activity and compile browser-based user profiles. We use GOOGLE ANALYTICS cookies to collect anonymous and collaborative statistics which allow us to understand how users use our website in order to improve it and tailor it to our visitors’ preferences.
Google Maps (third party)
The Data Controller uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service offered by Google Inc. (« Google »), to analyse your use of the pages on the Website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Website pages will normally be transmitted to and stored on a Google server located in the USA. The data controller uses Google Analytics exclusively with the extension « ga(‘set’, ‘anonymizeIp’, true) », ensuring the processing of IP addresses only in an abbreviated form to exclude direct reference to individuals. Google may only pass data on to third parties where required to do so by law or where third parties process the data on behalf of Google. Google will not disclose a user’s IP address in connection with any other Google data. Users may prevent the recording and storage of Google Analytics data at any time by installing the browser plug-in released by Google, which can be downloaded at following link
The Data Controller uses the Universal-Analytics features provided by Google. With these functions, the Data Controller can record and analyse socio-demographic data about users using Google ID (if available) and cookies created by Google based on advertising content (DoubleClick). If a Google ID is available, the Data Controller will also record this data on all devices (e.g. if users use a smartphone and a PC) in order to analyse visitor flows across all devices. Users can prevent Google from recording and saving data at any time by installing a browser plug-in released by Google, which can be downloaded at following link
Google Remarketing and Retargeting
Formally, the data obtained from page views that may be used for analysis are as follows:
- The name of the provider’s domain (PSI) and/or the IP address that gives the provider access to the network. For example, the ISP user xxx will only be identified with the domain xxx.es and/or IP address. In this way, we can compile statistics on the countries and servers that most frequently visit our website.
- Date and time of access to our website. This helps us determine the peak traffic hours and make the necessary adjustments to avoid saturation problems during peak hours.
- The Internet address from which the link to our website was received. With this information, we can evaluate the effectiveness of the various banners and links leading to our server in order to reinforce those that produce the best results.
- Number of visitors per day in each section. This allows us to identify the most successful sections, increase and improve their content so users get more satisfactory results.
**Are cookies anonymous?
**How can I manage cookies?
For your convenience, please see below for information about managing cookies from the developers of major browsers:
If you disable cookies, you may not be able to use the full functionality of the website.
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