1. What is a cookie?
Cookies or data storage and retrieval devices are files sent by a website to users’ browsers that are automatically stored on their devices so that the website is able to check users’ previous browsing habits and “recognise them”.
Cookies are able to remember other kinds of personal information, such as a user’s password so that it does not have to be entered each time a website is visited, or user preferences as regards the configuration of a website (language, screen resolution, amongst others).
Cookies are essential for the Internet to work properly, as well as having many advantages in the provision of interactive services as they make browsing and using the website easier. Cookies cannot harm your devices, and while they are enabled they help identify and solve errors.
In short, a cookie is simply a set of data about browsing habits that is stored on a user’s device and that websites detect and recognise so that they are able to “remember” that user’s browsing habits.
More information about the cookies used on the website is provided below.
This website uses own and third party cookies, with the aim of improving the browsing experience of its users.
The following applications are used to obtain this information.
2. Types of cookies
Strictly necessary cookies
These are technical cookies which are necessary for the website to run properly and cannot be disabled on our systems. Generally, these are only set in response to actions taken by you that amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or completing forms.
|__cfduid||The cookie is used by cdn services like CloudFare to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.||30 days|
|csrftoken||This cookie is associated with Django web development platform for python. Used to help protect the website against Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks||1 year|
These cookies allow us to count visits and sources of traffic, so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and how visitors move through the site, thus ensuring better user service. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our site.
|_ga||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.||2 years|
|_gid||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.||1 day|
|GPS||This cookie is set by Youtube and registers a unique ID for tracking users based on their geographical location||30 minutes|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||This cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.||6 months|
|YSC||This cookie is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.||Session|
These cookies collect information regarding your behaviour by observing your browsing habits (i.e. websites visited) which allows us to profiling and thus display ads based on your interests so that are appealing to you in accordance to your preferences.
|IDE||Used by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.||1 year|
These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
|ig_did||This cookie is set by the provider Instagram. This cookie is used to enable Instagram widgets on the website.||2 years|
|mid||The cookie is set by Instagram. The cookie is used to distinguish users and to show relevant content, for better user experience and security.||2 years|
3. Cookies settings
You can set up the acceptance or rejection of cookies through the cookie Consent Management Platform on this policy, through your browser and also through the websites of those third parties that install cookies on your device.
3.1 Disabling cookies through the cookie set up platform
You may give or revoke your consent regarding the type of cookies used, through the cookie Consent Management Platform which can be accessed via the link below.
3.2 Disabling cookies through your web browser
All internet browsers allow users to restrict the behaviour of a cookie or even disable cookies by modifying the browser settings or options. The steps to do this are different for each browser. Specific instructions can be found in the help menu of your browser.
Depending on the browser used, the user can enable any of the following options to limit the scope of the cookies installed or the way they are executed:
|Microsoft Internet Explorer||https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/delete-and-manage-cookies-168dab11-0753-043d-7c16-ede5947fc64d#ie=ie-11|
Please note that if you disable these aforementioned cookies we cannot know what you like or dislike about our pages and it will be difficult for us to improve your user experience on this website.
4. Further information and exercising your rights