What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of data that some platforms, such as web pages, can install on your computer, smartphone, tablet or Internet-connected TV. Cookies can have a wide variety of functions, such as storing your browsing preferences, compiling statistical information, and enabling certain technical capabilities. Sometimes, cookies are used to store basic information about the browsing habits of the user or of their team, and in some cases enable them to be recognised.
Why are they important?
Cookies are useful for several reasons. From a technical point of view, they enable web pages to function more responsively, tailored to your preferences. For example, by storing your language or your country’s currency. They also help the people who manage the website to improve the services they offer, thanks to the statistical information collected through cookies. Finally, they make the advertising we display more effective, which enables us to make services available to you free of charge.
Browsing this site involves installing the following types of cookies:
Performance improvement cookies
These types of cookies store your preferences for certain tools or services so that you don’t have to reset them each time you visit our site and, in some cases, may be provided by third parties. Some examples of this type of cookie are: adjusting the volume of media players, item sorting preferences or compatible video playback speeds. For e-commerce, they enable information about your shopping cart to be stored.
Statistical analysis cookies
These are cookies that, whether processed by us or by third parties, allow us to quantify the number of visitors and carry out a statistical analysis of how users use our services. They enable us to study navigation of our website in order to improve the range of products and services we offer. This analysis is performed using tools provided by third parties. You can obtain more information about the privacy policies of these third parties at:
These cookies are used by programs that attempt to determine the geographical location of the computer, smartphone, tablet or Internet-connected TV, in order to offer them the most appropriate content and services in a completely anonymous way.
Traffic log cookies
When you register on our site, cookies are created that identify you as a registered user and indicate when you have been logged into the site. These cookies are used to identify your user account and its associated services. These cookies last for as long as you are logged in, until you close the browser or shut down the device. These cookies can be used in combination with analytical data to identify your individual preferences on our site.
These are cookies that, whether processed by us or by third parties, allow to manage advertising space on our website effectively, targeting the content of the advertisement to that of the service requested or to how our website is being used. This enables us to understand your Internet browsing habits and show you advertising related to your browsing profile.
Other third-party cookies
Third-party cookies can be installed on some of our pages for managing and improving the services they offer. An example of this are the links to social networks that allow our content to be shared.
The cookies we use of this type are:
How can I configure my preferences?
You can accept, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by configuring your browser settings on your Internet browser. If you block them, it is possible that some services that need to use them will not be available. The links below contain information about how to change your preferences in the main internet browsers: