What are cookies?
Cookies are a data set that a server deposits in the user's browser to collect the standard Internet registration information and the information on the behavior of the visitors on a website. That is to say, these are small text files that are stored on the computer's hard drive and that serve to identify the user when they are connected again to the website. Their objective is to register the user's visit and save certain information. Their use is common and frequent on the website since they allow the pages to operate more efficiently and achieve greater personalization and analysis on the user's behavior.
What types of cookies exist?
Cookies can be divided into session or permanent cookies, depending on how long they remain. The first expire when the user closes the browser. The latter expire depending on when their intended objective is fulfilled (e.g. so that the user is identified in the services of DIMAS GIMENO ÁLVAREZ) or when they are deleted manually. In addition, according to their objective, the cookies can be classified as follows:
This type of Cookie recalls your preferences for the tools that are found in the services, so you do not have to reconfigure the service every time you visit. For example, this type include: Volume adjustments for video or sound players. The video transmission speeds that are compatible with your browser. The objects saved in the “shopping cart” in the e-commerce services such as stores.
These cookies are used to find out which country you are in when a service is requested. This cookie is completely anonymous, and is only used to help guide the content to your location.
Registration cookies are generated once the user has registered or subsequently have opened their session, and are used to identify you in the services with the following objectives:
Keep the user identified so that if you close a service, the browser or the computer and at another time or another day you are again entering this service, you will continue to be identified, thus facilitating your browsing without having to be identified again. This functionality can be deleted if the user clicks the function [Logout], so this cookie is deleted and the next time that the user enters the service they will have to log in to be identified.
Check whether the user is authorized to access certain services, for example to participate in a contest.
In addition, some services may use connectors with social networks such as Facebook or Twitter. When the user is registered in a service with credentials from a social network, they authorize the social network to save a persistent Cookie that recalls their identity and guarantees access to the services until it expires. The user can delete this Cookie and revoke the access to the services by social networks by updating their preferences on the specific social network.
Every time a user visits a service, an external supplier tool generates an analytical cookie on the user's computer. This cookie that is generated only in the visit, will serve in upcoming visits to the services of DIMAS GIMENO ÁLVAREZ to identify anonymously the visitor. The main objectives pursued are:
Allow the anonymous identification of the browsing users through the cookie (identifies browsers and devices, not persons) and therefore the approximate counting of the number of visitors and their tendency in time.
Anonymously identify the contents most visited and therefore most attractive to the users. Know whether the user you are accessing is new or a repeat visit.
Important: Unless the user decides to register in a DIMAS GIMENO ÁLVAREZ service, the cookie will never be associated with any personal data that can identify you. These cookies will only be used for statistical purposes that help the optimization of the users' experience on the site.
This type of cookies allow the expansion of the information of the ads displayed to each anonymous user in the services of DIMAS GIMENO ÁLVAREZ. Among others, the duration or frequency of the visualization of advertising positions is stored, the interaction with them, or the browsing patterns and/or the user's behaviors since they help to shape an advertising profile. In this way they allow to offer advertising related to the user's interests.
Third party advertising cookies
In addition to the advertising managed by the DIMAS GIMENO ÁLVAREZ websites in their services, the DIMAS GIMENO ÁLVAREZ websites offer their advertisers the option of serving ads through third parties (“Ad-Servers”). In this way these third parties can store cookies sent from the services of DIMAS GIMENO ÁLVAREZ from the users' browsers, as well as access the data that are saved in them.
The companies that generate these cookies have their own privacy policies. Currently, the DIMAS GIMENO ÁLVAREZ websites use the Doubleclick platform (Google) to manage these services. For more information, go to
How can I disable the cookies on my browser?
The different browsers can be configured to notify the user of the reception of cookies and if desired, prevent their installation on the computer. Likewise, the user can review in their browser what cookies they have installed and what is their expiry period, and can delete them.
To expand this information see the instructions and manuals of your browser:
For more information on the administration of the cookies in Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/forward/95647?hl=es
For more information on the administration of the cookies in Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows-vista/cookies-frequently-asked-questions / http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows-vista/cookies-frequently-asked-questions
For more information on the administration of the cookies in Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-we http://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-we
For more information on the administration of the cookies in Safari: http://www.apple.com/es/privacy/use-of-cookies/
For more information on the administration of the cookies in Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/11.50/es-ES/cookies.html
If you want to stop being followed by Google Analytics visit: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
To know more on the cookies
You can obtain more information on online advertising based on online behavior and privacy in the following link:http://www.youronlinechoices.com/es/
Google Analytics data protection: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html
Updates and changes in the privacy/cookies policy
The DIMAS GIMENO ÁLVAREZ websites can modify this Cookies Policy in the light of legislative, regulatory requirements, or in order to adapt this policy to the instructions issued by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, therefore users are advised to visit it regularly.
When significant changes occur in this Cookies Policy, these will be communicated to the users either by the website or by email to the users