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Cookies policy

What is NOT a cookie?

It is not a virus, Trojan, worm, spam, spyware or pop-up.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored in your browser when you visit almost any website. Its usefulness is that your browser is able to remember your visit when you return to browse that page. Cookies usually store information of a technical nature, personal preferences, personalisation of content, usage statistics, links to social networks, access to user accounts, etc.

The purpose of the cookie is to adapt the content of the website to your profile and needs. Without cookies, the services offered by any website would be significantly reduced.

What information does a cookie store?

Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about
you, such as credit card or bank details, photographs, your ID card or personal information, etc. The data they store is of a technical nature, personal browsing preferences, personalisation of content, etc.

The web server does not associate you as a person, but your web browser. In fact, if you usually browse with Internet Explorer and try browsing the same website with Firefox or Chrome you will see that the website does not realise that you are the same person, because it is actually associating the browser, not the person.

What types of cookies are there?

  • Technical cookies: are the most elementary and allow, among other things
    other things, to know when a human or an application is surfing
    automated, or when an anonymous user or a registered user is browsing -
    basic tasks for the operation of any dynamic website.
  • Analysis cookies: collect information on the type of
    navigation you are doing, the sections you use the most,
    products consulted, time of use, language, etc.
  • Advertising cookies: They display advertising based on your browsing habits, your country of origin, language, etc.

 

What cookies do we use at Proguías?

Following the guidelines of the Spanish Data Protection Agency we proceed to detail the use of cookies that makes this website in order to inform you as accurately as possible.

This website uses the following own cookies:

  • Session cookiesto ensure that users who post comments on the blog are human and not automated applications. This is how we combat spam.
    This website uses the following third-party cookies:
  • Google Analytics: Stores cookies to compile statistics on traffic and volume of visits to this website. By using this website you consent to the processing of data about you by Google. Therefore, the exercise of any rights in this regard must be done by communicating directly with Google.
  • Social networking: Each social network uses its own cookies to enable you to click on Like or Share buttons.

 

Disabling or deleting cookies

Can cookies be deleted?

Yes, they can not only be deleted. They can also be blocked, either generally or for a specific domain.

To delete cookies from a website you must go to your browser settings and there you can search for those associated with the domain in question and delete them.

You may exercise your right to deactivate or delete cookies from this website at any time. These actions are performed differently depending on the browser you are using. Below we show you how to do this in the most common browsers.

What happens if I disable cookies?

To help you understand how far-reaching disabling cookies can be, here are some examples:

  • You will not be able to share content from that website on Facebook, Twitter or any other social network.
  • The website will not be able to adapt the content to your personal preferences, as is often the case with online shops.
  • You will not be able to access the personal area of that website, such as My Account, My Profile or My Orders.
  • Online shops: it will be impossible to make purchases online, they will have to be made by telephone or by visiting the physical shop.
  • It will not be possible to customise your geographical preferences such as time zone, currency or language.
  • The website will not be able to carry out web analytics on visitors and
    traffic on the website, which will make it difficult for the website to be competitive.
  • You won't be able to write on the blog, upload photos, post
    comments, rate or rate content. The website will also not be able to tell whether you are a person or an automated application that publishes spam.
  • It will not be possible to display targeted advertising, which will reduce the website's advertising revenue.
  • All social networks use cookies, if you disable them you will not be able to use any social network.

 

Cookie settings for popular browsers

Here is how to access a particular cookie in the most popular browsers: Caution: these steps may vary depending on the browser version.

Google Chrome

  1. Go to Settings or Preferences via the File menu, or
    by clicking on the customisation icon at the top right.
  2. You will see different sections, click on the option Show advanced options.
  3. Go to Privacy, Content Settings.
  4. Select All cookies and site data.
  5. You will see a list of all cookies sorted by domain. To make it easier for you to find the cookies for a particular domain, enter part or all of the address in the Search cookies field.
  6. After making this filter, one or more lines with the cookies of the requested website will appear on the screen. Now all you have to do is select it and press X to delete it.


Internet Explorer

  1. Go to Tools, Internet Options
  2. Click on Privacy.
  3. Move the slider to set the level of privacy you want.

 

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Go to Options or Preferences depending on your operating system.
  2. Click on Privacy.
  3. Under History choose Use custom settings for history.
  4. You will now see the Accept cookies option. You can activate or deactivate it according to your preferences.

 

Safari for OSX

  1. Go to Preferences, then Privacy. Here you will see the option Block cookies to adjust the type of blocking you want to do.

 

Safari for iOS

  1. Go to Settings, then Safari.
  2. Go to Privacy and Security, you will see the option Block cookies to adjust the type of blocking you want to do.

 

Native browser for Android devices

  1. Launch the browser and press the Menu key, then Settings.
  2. Go to Security and Privacy, you will see the option Accept cookies. Just check or uncheck the box.

 

Native browser for Windows Phone devices

  1. Open Internet Explorer, then More, then Settings
  2. You can now check or uncheck the Allow cookies box.

 

Additional notes

Neither this website nor its legal representatives are responsible for the content or veracity of the privacy policies of the third parties mentioned in this cookie policy.

Web browsers are the tools responsible for storing cookies and from this place you must exercise your right to delete or disable them. Neither this website nor its legal representatives can guarantee the correct or incorrect handling of cookies by the aforementioned browsers.

In some cases it is necessary to install cookies so that the browser does not forget your decision not to accept them.

In the case of Google Analytics cookies, Google Analytics stores cookies on servers located in the United States and undertakes not to share information with third parties, except where necessary for the operation of the system or where required by law. According to Google, they do not store your IP address. Google Inc. is a member of the Safe Harbour Agreement, which guarantees that all data transferred will be treated with a level of protection in accordance with European regulations. You can consult detailed information on this subject at this link. If you would like more information on how Google uses cookies, please follow this link.

If you have any doubts or queries about this cookies policy, please do not hesitate to contact us via the contact section.