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Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

Cookies are essential for internet to work correctly by providing several advantages to improve interactive services, making web browsing easier. Cookies do not damage hardware but rather help us to identify and solve errors.

Relation and description of the cookies that we use on the web page

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Use/Further information: These cookies are established by Google Analytics to track the use of the website. These cookies are not used if you disable cookies for this website.


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Type: Personalisation cookies
Use/Further information: Cookie that identifies if the user has accepted the use of cookies.


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Type: Session cookie
Use/Further information: Cookie used to establish the session of the user who visits our website. It is a way to identify and manage the state for a specific user, and to be able to move that information through our web.


How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

The following is a list of the most common browsers:

Internet Explorer
http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9

Safari
https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US

Opera
https://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/privacy/

Firefox
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

Google Chrome
https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=en-GB

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