, is responsible for the treatment of personal data processed within the framework of this Personal Data Policy and, as such, must guarantee that the treatment is in accordance with the applicable legislation. Therefore, with the new community and national regulations requires the obtaining of informed consent in order to ensure that users are aware of the use of their data and the purposes for which they are used.
Consequently, the guidelines described below will be useful for those cases to which the second section of article 22 of the LSSI is applicable. Which refers to the installation of cookies and similar technologies used to store and retrieve data. Except: those that allow communications between the user's equipment and the network and those that strictly provide a service requested by the user. In any case, it must be taken into account that the same cookie may have more than one purpose, so there is the possibility that while for a purpose or treatment the cookie is excepted it is not for others.
Next, we will explain everything in a more detailed way:
The cookies can be their own (they are sent to the user's terminal from a computer or domain managed by the publisher and from which the service requested by the user is provided) or third-party cookies (those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the publisher, but by another entity that treats the data obtained through cookies).
In addition, we can use web beacons that are a type of visible or invisible electronic images placed within the source code on a website, in an application or in an email with HTML support and that are downloaded along with it. Therefore, it provides us with information about your device, such as the IP address, the URL, the duration of the visit to the website, the internet browser you use and the cookies.
There are two types of cookies according to the period of time they remain activated:
- Persistent Cookies: Consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be saved by the browser and will remain active until the established expiration date (unless it is deleted by the user beforehand)
- Session Cookies: This type will expire at the end of the user's session, when the browser is closed.
According to the purpose for which the data obtained through the cookies are processed, we can distinguish:
· Technical cookies: are those that allow us to browse the web, application or platform and use the options and services that appear there, such as controlling the communication of data and their traffic, identifying the session, accessing Restricted access parts, remember the elements that make up an order, perform the purchase process of an order, participate in an event, store content or share content through social networks.
· Personalization Cookies: These are those that allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user's terminal, such as language, the type of browser through which the user accesses the service, the regional configuration from where you access the service, etc.
· Cookies analysis: Are those that allow the person responsible for them, monitoring and analyzing the behavior of users of the websites to which they are linked. (For example, those of Google Analytics collect information about the use of the website by the user, for example, which are the most visited pages and the errors that occur, their objective is to evaluate and improve the performance of the website).
Thus, you can block cookies through the browser's configuration tools or you can configure your browser to notify you when a server wants to save a cookie:
a) If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer, in the menu option Tools > Internet Options > Privacy > Configuration. To know more visit http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies y http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9.
b) If you use Firefox, in the menu option Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies. To know more visit http://support.mozilla.org/es/products/firefox/privacy-and-security
c) If you use Chrome, in the Options section > Advanced options > Privacy. To know morehttp://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647
d) If you use Opera, in the Security and Privacy option, you can configure the browser. To know more visit http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/