Policy on use of cookies

A “Cookie” is a small archive stored in the user’s computer that allows us to recognise him or her. A set of cookies helps us to improve the quality of our website, allowing us to control which pages our users find to be useful and which are not.

Cookies are essential for Internet operation, providing countless advantages in providing interactive services, facilitating browsing and the usability of our website. Remember that cookies cannot hurt your computer, and that when activated they actually help us to identify and resolve errors.

The information provided as follows will help you to understand different cookie types:

Session cookies: these are temporary cookies that remain in your browser’s cookie archive until you leave the webpage, so none of them are recorded on the user’s hard drive. The information obtained by means of these cookies is to analyse traffic patterns on the website. Long-term, this allows us to provide a better experience to improve content, facilitating use.

_Permanent cookies: they are stored on the hard drive and our website reads them every time you visit again. A permanent website as a determined expiry date. The cookie will stop working after that date.

As follows, there is a list of the main cookies used on our website, specifically:

_strictly necessary cookies, such as those that act for proper browsing or those that carry out services requested by the user or cookies that act to ensure that the webpage’s content loads effectively.


_Third party cookies, for example, those used by social networks or external content plug-ins.


_Analytical cookies for purposes of periodical maintenance, and so as to guarantee the best service possible for the user, the websites normally use “analytical” cookies to compile statistical data on activity.


The table published as follows schematically shows the cookies we use on our webpage:

CookieNamePurpose / Further informationExpiration
Cookies google.comPREFThe use of localisation services, such as Google Maps, implies installation of these cookies2 years
APISIDUsed to remember user preferences during browsing.2 years
SAPISID2 years
SSIDAlso for Google to count the number of users using maps.2 years
NIDTo make advertising more attractive6 months
HSID, SIDAnd to provide security mechanisms to prevent unauthorised access to user access information or information they provide on contact forms, for example2 years

Complementary guarantees – Cookie management:

As a guarantee in addition to those previously described, cookie recording may be subject to your acceptance during installation or when updating the browser used, and this acceptance may be revoked at all times by means of the content and privacy settings available.

Many browsers allow you to activate a stealth mode, by means of which cookies are always deleted after your visit. Depending on each browser, this stealth mode may have different names. As follows, a list of the most common browsers and the different names for this “stealth mode”:

Internet Explorer 8 and higher; InPrivate Safari 2 and higher; Private Browsing

Opera 10.5 and higher; Private Browsing FireFox 3.5 and higher; Private Browsing Google Chrome 10 and higher; Incognito

Important: Please carefully read your browser’s help section to find out more about how to active the “stealth mode.” You may continue visiting our website even if your browser is in “stealth mode,” even though your browsing experience on our website will not be optimum and some functions may not work properly