INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
coming into effect, as established by Royal Decree 13/2012, websites that use non-essential cookies are required to obtain the express consent of their users before they navigate said sites.
A cookie is a little text file stored on your browser when you visit a website. Its function is to enable the website to remember your visit when you return. Websites tend to store information of a technical nature, personal preferences, content personalisation, usage statistics, and links to social networks, user account access and so forth.
Their purpose is to adapt the site’s content to user profiles and requirements. Without cookies, the services offered by the website may be significantly reduced.
The majority of browsers accept cookies as standard and, regardless of them, allow you to enable or disable session or persistent cookies in your security settings
Without your express consent – by enabling cookies on your browser – astisl.es
will not use persistent data cookies to link to your personal details when you sign in or purchase. You are at all times entitled to disable or remove the cookies used by this website.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies and other similar technologies such as local shared objects, flash cookies or pixels, are tools used by web servers to store and recover information about website users, as well as to facilitate the correct functioning of the website.
Using these devices enables the website server to retain certain user data, such as their website viewing preferences, user name, passwords, products they are most interested in, and so on.
COOKIES COVERED BY THE REGULATIONS AND THOSE EXCLUDED FROM THEM
In accordance with the EU directive, the cookies that require informed user consent are analytics, advertising and affiliate cookies, with those not covered include technical cookies and those necessary to the correct functioning of the website or to the provision of the services expressly requested by the user.
WHAT TYPES OF COOKIE ARE THERE?
Five main categories of cookie exist:
- Analytics cookies: collect information on website users.
- Social cookies: those necessary for external social networks.
- Affiliate cookies: make it possible to monitor visits from other websites, with which the website sets up an affiliation agreement (affiliate companies).
- Behavioural and advertising cookies: collect information about user preferences and personal choices (retargeting).
- Technical and functionality cookies: those strictly necessary for using the website and for providing the service that has been contracted.
COOKIES USED BY THIS WEBSITE __utma
– Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit. __utmt
– Google Analytics cookie used to throttle request rate. __utmz
– Establishes that you have accepted the website’s cookies. wordpress_test_cookie
– Checks that cookies can be saved on the browser. PREF
– Cookie that stores preference settings, such as preferred language, number of search results shown per page or the turning on of Google SafeSearch filter. Operational for 10 years. VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
– Cookie monitoring videos visited that are embedded on the website. Operational for approximately 240 days. YSC
– Cookie that measures videos played by the user and records occasions involving Likes and Share Videos. This is a session cookie that is deleted as soon as the user session is over.
COOKIE SETTINGS FOR THE MOST POPULAR BROWSERS:
Puede usted permitir, bloquear o eliminar las cookies instaladas en su equipo mediante la configuración de las opciones del navegador instalado en su ordenador.
A continuación le indicamos cómo acceder a una cookie determinada del navegador: (Nota: estos pasos pueden variar en función de la versión del navegador:
You can enable, disable and remove the cookies installed on your device by using the settings options on your computer browser.
Below we run through the process for accessing cookies on your browser: (Note: this may vary depending on the browser version):
- Go to Settings or Preferences from the file menu or by clicking the personalisation icon at the top right.
- You will see different sections, click Advanced.
- Under Privacy and Security, click Content Settings.
- Select “See all cookies and site data”.
- A list will appear with all the cookies by domain name. To make it easier to find cookies with a specific domain name enter part or all of the address in the Search field.
- After carrying out this filter one or several lines will appear with the cookies from the requested website. All you now have to do is select it, click X and remove it.
- Go to Tools, Internet Options
- Click Privacy.
- Drag the slider control to select the desired level of privacy
- Go to Options or Preferences depending on your operating system.
- Click Privacy.
- Under History choose Use Custom Settings for History.
- Now you will see the option Accept Cookies. You can turn it on or off as you wish.
Safari for OSX
- Go to Preferences, then Privacy.
- Here you will see the option to Block Cookies so you can set which ones you would like to block.
Safari for iOS
- Go to Settings, then the Safari tab.
- Go to Privacy and Security, you will see the option to Block cookies so you can set which ones you would like to block.
- Execute the browser and click Menu, then Settings.
- Go to Security and Privacy and you will see the option Accept Cookies, so you can check or uncheck the box.
Windows Phone devices
- Open Internet Explorer, then More, then Settings
- Now you can check or uncheck the Enable Cookies box.