Cookies Policy

In accordance with the provisions of Royal Decree 13/2012, it is mandatory to obtain the express user informed consent of all web pages that use cookies, before he/she navigates them.

What are cookies and why does our website use them?

A cookie is a file that is downloaded to the user’s device when they access certain websites, which stores and retrieves information about the browsing activity on their computer. Cookies allow this website, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the user’s decisions and habits. The cookies that exist on this website are necessary for it to function.

It is important to highlight that the use of cookies does not provide access to the user’s personal data.

What type of cookies does the website use?

Cookies can be divided into session or persistent cookies. Depending on the time, they remain active. The only type used on this website are:

Session cookies: Cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a website. They are normally used to store information, which only needs to be kept in order to provide the service requested by the user on just one occasion.

Persistent cookies: The data remains stored on the device and can be accessed and handled during a period specified by the issuer of the cookie, which may be from a few minutes to several years.

Additionally, depending on the organisation managing them, cookies may be classified as first-party or third party cookies. This website only uses:

First-party cookies: These are sent to the user’s device from a computer or domain managed by the website publisher and are used to provide the service requested by the user.

Third-party cookies: These are sent to the user’s device from a computer or domain that is not managed by the website publisher, but by another organisation that handles data obtained from cookies.

In terms of their purpose, the types of cookies used on the website are:

Technical cookies: These allow the user to browse a website, platform or application and use the different service options found there.

Profiling cookies: These allow the user to access the service with some predefined general features based on a series of criteria on the user’s device such as language, settings, etc.

Analytical cookies: These allow the website owner to track and analyse user behavior on the websites to which they are linked. The information collected is used to measure activity on the websites and to create users’ browsing profiles, with the aim of introducing improvements.

Advertising cookies: These allow the advertising spaces which the publisher puts on the website to be managed as efficiently as possible.

Behavioral advertising cookies: These allow the advertising spaces to be managed, by storing user behavior information obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows specific advertising to be shown to the user according to their interests.

Cookie declaration

Name Domain Purpose Duration Type
__ga .vies.cat Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 2 Years HTTP Cookie
_gat .vies.cat It is used to differentiate between the different tracking objects created in the session. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is loaded and there is no previous version of the _gat cookie. The cookie is updated every time you send the data to Google Analytics. 10 minutes HTTP Cookie
__gid .vies.cat Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 24 hours HTTP Cookie
NID .google.com To make advertising more attractive. 6 months HTTP Cookie
CONSENT .google.com Implement certain Google utilities and can store certain preferences. 20 years HTTP Cookie
1P_JAR .google.com Google advertising cookie used for user tracking and ad targeting purposes. 1 week HTTP Cookie

How do you disable cookies in a browser?

The user can allow, block or delete the cookies installed on the computer by configuring the options of the browser installed on your computer. Please read carefully the help section of your browser to learn more about how to activate the “private mode” or unblock certain cookies.

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