Cookies Policy

(Update 23 May 2018)


We use cookies throughout our portal to improve performance and your experience as a user. This page explains how we do it.

 What are cookies

Cookies are small text files that a website, when visited by the user, places on your computer or on your mobile device through the internet browser (browser). The placement of cookies will help the website to recognize your device the next time the user visits it.

We use the term cookies in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.

The cookies used do not collect information that identifies the user. Cookies collect generic information, namely how users arrive and use the sites or the country / countries area through which they access the site, etc.

Cookies only retain information related to your preferences.

At any time the user can, through his internet browser (browser) decide to be notified about the receipt of cookies, as well as block the respective entry in his system.

Refusing to use cookies on the website may result in the impossibility of having access to some of its areas or receiving personalized information.

 What cookies are for

Cookies are used to help determine the usefulness, interest and number of uses of the sites, allowing for faster and more efficient navigation and eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information.

 What kind of cookies do we use

Cookies have different functions:

– Essential cookies – Some cookies are essential to access specific areas of our website.

They allow you to browse the site and use your applications, such as accessing secure areas of the site through login. Without these cookies, services that require it cannot be provided.

– Analytical cookies – We use these cookies to analyze how users use the website and monitor its performance. This allows us to provide a high quality experience by personalizing our offer and quickly identifying and correcting any problems that arise. For example, we use performance cookies to find out which pages are most popular, which method of linking between pages is most effective, or to determine why some pages are receiving error messages. Based on the use of the website, we may also use these cookies to highlight articles or services on the website that we think are of interest to users. These cookies are used only for the purpose of statistical creation and analysis, without ever collecting personal information.

– Functionality cookies – We use functionality cookies to allow us to remember user preferences. For example, cookies avoid typing the user’s name each time the user accesses the site.

We also use functionality cookies to provide advanced services to the user, such as making comments on an article.

In summary, functionality cookies keep the user’s preferences regarding the use of the website, so that it is not necessary to reconfigure the website each time you visit it.

– Third party cookies – Used to measure the success of applications and the effectiveness of third party advertising.

– Advertising cookies – They serve to target advertising according to the interests of each user, allowing to limit the number of times the ad is viewed. These cookies help to measure the effectiveness of advertising. However, they do not identify the user

The cookies used can be:

– Permanent cookies – They are stored at the level of the internet browser (browser) on your access devices (pc, mobile and tablet) and are used whenever the user makes a new visit to the site. They are generally used to direct navigation according to the user’s interests, allowing us to provide a more personalized service.

– Session cookies – They are temporary, remain in the cookies of your internet browser (browser) until you leave the site. The information obtained allows to identify problems and provide a better browsing experience.

 The use of cookies can be blocked

As we explained, cookies help you get the most out of our sites.

After authorizing the use of cookies, the user can always disable some or all of our cookies. All internet browsers (browsers) allow the user to accept, refuse or delete cookies, by managing the settings in the respective browser.

Please note that by disabling cookies, parts of our website may not function properly.

 Use of cookies when opening our newsletters

Our newsletters may, for statistical purposes, contain a single “pixel” that allows us to know if they are open and to check clicks through links or advertisements within the newsletter.

The user always has the possibility to disable the sending of the newsletter in his personal area.

Venues for Events may contain links to other Internet sites, including those of our partners. If you access one of these links or applications, please note that each one will have its own cookie policy and we are not responsible for those policies. Please read the cookie policies of other websites or applications before using them.

 More information about cookies

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