Cookies are files that can be downloaded on to your equipment through websites. They are tools that play an essential role in the provision of numerous information society services. Among others, they allow a website to store and recover information about the browsing habits of a user or their equipment and, depending on the information obtained, they can be used to recognise the user and improve the service offered.
Cookies may also help ensure that the on-line marketing is more relevant to you and your interests.
Types of cookies
Depending on the entity managing the domain from where cookies are sent and the data obtained are processed, two types of cookies can be distinguished: own cookies and third-party cookies.
There is also a second classification according to the time they remain stored on the customer’s browser, distinguishing between session cookies or persistent cookies.
Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies depending on the purpose for which the data obtained are processed: technical cookies, customisation cookies, analytics cookies, advertising cookies and behavioural advertising cookies.
Cookies used on the website
- Technical cookies
These cookies are essential for the functioning of our website. They allow you to browse the site and use all its functions. Without these cookies, services that are necessary for you to use our site, such as access to secure areas, cannot be provided.
ASP.NET_SessionId: this stores a unique identifier per session through which it is possible to link necessary data in order to enable ongoing browsing.
- Analytics cookies
These cookies collect information about how people use our website, for example, which pages are most frequently visited, how people are moving from one link to another and if they receive error messages from certain pages.
These cookies do not collect information that identifies you. All information collected by these cookies is grouped together with the information regarding the use that other people make of our website anonymously. These cookies generally provide us with analytical information about the performance of our website and how we can improve it.
The website uses Google Analytics as a tool, a web analytics service developed by Google that allows the measurement and analysis of browsing on the websites. On your browser you can see 3 cookies providing this service. According to the above types, these are own cookies, session cookies and analytics cookies. You can find more information about this and disable the use of these cookies at
Google Analytics Protection of your data.
- Customisation cookies
These cookies allow us to remember the choices you make and adapt our site to provide improved features and content. For example, these cookies may be used to remember your username, choice of language or country selection, they may also be used to remember any changes you have made to the size of the text, font and other parts of sites that can be customised.
- Advertising cookies
These cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are most relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement and to help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They remember that you have visited a website and this information may be shared with other organisations, such as advertising partners. This means that when have you have visited our website, you may see some advertisements of our services on the Internet.
In order to improve your Internet experience and facilitate the exchange of content, some pages on our website may contain tools or applications that are linked to third-party social network service providers such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+, or platforms such as Google Adwords or Double Click. Through these tools or applications, the service provider may establish its own cookies on your device. We do not control these cookies and you should consult the provider’s website to restrict, block or delete them.
Acceptance of the Cookies Policy
Given this information, it is possible to perform the following actions:
- Accept cookies. This notice will not be displayed again when accessing any page on the portal during this session.
- Close. The notice is hidden on this page.
- Modify their settings. You can obtain more information about what cookies are, learn more about the Cookies Policy and modify your browser settings.
How to modify COOKIE SETTINGS
You can restrict, block or delete cookies using your browser. The operation is different on each browser, the ‘Help’ function shows you how to do it.
- Internet Explorer:windows.microsoft.com/es-xl/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10
You can also manage the storage of cookies on your browser using tools such as the following:
- Ghostery: Ghostery
- Your online choices: Your Online Choices