The second paragraph of article 22 of the Law 34/2002, of 11 July, on Information Society Services and E-Commerce (hereinafter, LSSI-CE by its acronym in Spanish), states the following:
1. Service providers may use devices for the storing and recovery of data on terminal equipment of the users, so long as these users have given their consent after being provided with clear and complete information on its use. In particular, this includes information regarding the purposes of data processing, in accordance with the provisions of the Organic Law 15/1999, of 13 December, on the Protection of Personal Data.
Whenever technically possible and viable, the user’s consent for accepting the processing of personal data may be given using the appropriate web browser or other application parameters, so long as they configure it during its installation or update through an express action to this effect.
The above shall not impede the possible storing or access from a technical point of view with the sole objective of communicating by an electronic communication network or, when strictly necessary, for the provision of a service of the information society expressly requested by the user.
As stated in the “Guide on cookie use”, published by the Spanish Data Protection Agency (Hereinafter, AEPD by its acronym in Spanish) in 2013, the LSSI-CE is applicable to any type of archive or device downloaded on the terminal equipment of a user for the purpose of storing data which may be updated or recovered by the entity responsible for its installation. The cookie is one of these devices of general use. Therefore, hereinafter, we shall refer to these devices generically as cookies.
Exempt from the fulfilment of the obligations established in article 22.2 of the LSSI-CE are the cookies used for any of the following purposes:
Solely for allowing communication between the user’s equipment and the network.
The strict provision of a service expressly requested by the user.
TYPES OF COOKIES AND THEIR PURPOSE
A cookie is a file which is downloaded on your computer, which allows a webpage, among other things, to store and recover information about your browsing habits as a user or your equipment. Depending on the information they contain and the way you use your computer, they may be used to recognise you as a user.
As stated in the “Guide on cookie use” by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, depending on the purpose for which the data obtained is processed through the cookies, there are three types:
Technical cookies: These are those which allow the user to browse using a webpage, platform or application and to use the different features or services which exist on it. For example, they control the traffic and communication of data, identify the session, grant access to restricted areas, remember the items which make up an order, complete the purchasing process of an order, process a registration request or participation in events, use security features during browsing, store content for the sharing of videos or sound, or share content via social networks.
Personalisation cookies: These are those which allow the user to access the service with some general characteristics which are predefined depending on a series of criteria on the user’s terminal. For example, it may be the language, type of web browser used to access the service, regional configuration from where the service is being accessed, etc.
Analytical cookies: These are those which allow the entity responsible to monitor and analyse the behaviour of users on any related websites. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity on web pages, applications or platforms and to create user browsing profiles on those sites, applications and platforms. The aim of this is to make improvements based on the data regarding how users are using the service.
Advertising cookies: These are those which allow the most effective management of the advertising spaces which, as the case may be, the editor has included on a web page, application or platform which they use to provide the service requested. This deals with criteria such as the edited content or the frequency with which the adverts are shown.
Behavioral advertising cookies: These are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, if applicable, the editor has included in a web page, application or platform from which the requested service is provided. These cookies store information on the behavior of users obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on it.
The information obtained through the cookies installed on your computer will be used to guarantee the quality, security and improvement of the services offered on our website.
The recipient of the information obtained through the cookies that are installed on your computer will be our entity as responsible editor of the website and responsible for the treatment.
PRINCIPLE OF CONSENT
Your consent for the installation of cookies is done by checking the box "ACCEPT" included in our pop-up window and the extended information about Cookies is shown in this Cookies Policy.
INSTALLATION OF COOKIES
Although the acceptance of the installation of cookies on your computer is your decision, the refusal to install it may mean that the functionality of the website is limited or not possible, which would make it impossible for us to provide services. through it.
DEACTIVATION OF COOKIES
You can block, deactivate or change the configuration of the cookies installed on your computer at any time. For this we provide the way to do it in the main browsers:
As well as cookies to third parties Google AdWords:
Our entity is not responsible for the content and veracity of the cookies policies of the above third parties.
SECURITY OF YOUR DATA
We will protect your data with effective security measures based on the risks involved in the use of your information.
For this, our entity has approved a Data Protection Policy and annual controls and audits are carried out to verify that your personal data is safe at all times.
WHERE CAN YOU FORMULATE A CLAIM?
Do you know that in our organization we have a data protection delegate to whom you can send all your complaints, doubts and suggestions about the use of your personal information?
Our data protection delegate is called AUDIDAT and these are your contact details:
Telephone number: 96 131 88 04
Contact email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
In case you understand that your rights have been ignored by our entity, you can file a claim with the Spanish Agency for Data Protection, through one of the following means:
Electronic office: www.agpd.es
Spanish Agency for Data Protection
C / Jorge Juan, 6
Telf. 901 100 099
Tel 91 266 35 17
Form a claim in the Spanish Agency for Data Protection does not entail any cost and the assistance of lawyer or attorney is not necessary.