What is a cookie?
Cookies are small files that certain platforms, such as web pages, may install in your browser. They have a number of functions: storing your browsing preferences, compiling statistical information, allowing for certain functions such as remembering a session start, etc.
How can I modify my cookie configuration?
You can modify your cookie configuration at any time. To allow, block or eliminate any cookies installed in your computer use the set up options of your internet browser.
Below you will find easy instructions to modify your preferences in the most commonly used web browser (if you would like to have more detailed information, we recommend that you visit the website of the browser’ manufacturer).
Google Chrome. Go to http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647
For further information, you can also consult google support or hit the “help” button of your browser.
Explorer 9: Go to http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9
For further information, you can also consult Microsoft support or hit the “help” button of your browser.
Mozilla Firefox. Go to http://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-we
For further information, you can also consult Mozilla support or hit the “help” button of your browser.
Safari: go to http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042
For further information, you can also consult Apple support or hit the “help” button of your browser.
Types of cookies used
We use both session and persistent cookies. Session cookies store data only when the user enters the web, while permanent cookies store data on your computer so that they may be used in more than one session. According to the uses of the data obtained through cookies, your website may use the following types of cookies:
Performance Improvement cookies
They store your preferences when using some of the tools available in our websites. These will be stored so that you would not need to configure them again when you come back to our site.
Statistics Analysis cookies
Statistics analysis cookies may be managed by ourselves or by a third party. They allow us to count the number of visitors and carry out statistics analysis of how visitors use our services. In this way, we can offer users a personalized website.
When users sign into our website we generate cookies that identify them as a registered user. They also let us know when the user logged into our website so that we can identify your user account and any associated services; keeping the session open unless you close your session, close your browser or turn off your device.
Some of our websites may install third-party cookies in your browser. These may allow a better management of the services offered by them. For instance, buttons for sharing contents in social media sites.