What are cookies?
Cookies are small files that some platforms, such as web pages, can install on your computer, smartphone, tablet or connected television, when accessing them. Its functions can be very varied: store your browsing preferences, collect statistical information, allow certain technical functionalities, store and retrieve information about browsing habits or preferences of a user or their equipment to the point, sometimes, depending on the information they contain and the way you use your equipment, if you can recognize it. A cookie is stored on a computer to personalize and facilitate user navigation as much as possible. Cookies are only associated with a user and their computer and do not provide references that allow the user's personal data to be deduced. The user can configure their browser to notify or reject the installation of cookies sent by the website.
Because they are important?
Cookies are useful for a number of reasons. From a technical point of view, they allow web pages to function more agile and adapted to user preferences, such as storing their language or the currency of their country. In addition, they help those responsible for the websites to improve the services they offer, thanks to the statistical information they collect through them. Finally, they serve to make the advertising we show you more efficient, thanks to which we can offer you services for free.
Browsing through this portal means that the following types of cookies can be installed:
Performance improvement cookies
This type of cookies keeps your preferences for certain tools or services so that you do not have to reconfigure them each time you visit our portal and, in some cases, they may be provided by third parties. Some examples of this type of cookies are: adjustment of the volume of audiovisual players, preferences for ordering articles or compatible video playback speeds. In the case of electronic commerce, they allow you to keep information about your shopping cart.
Statistical analysis cookies
They are those that, well treated by us or by third parties, allow us to quantify the number of visitors and statistically analyze the use made by users of our services. Thanks to them we can study the navigation through our website and thus improve the offer of products or services that we offer. These cookies will not be associated with any personal data that can identify the user, giving information about browsing behavior anonymously.
These cookies are used by programs that try to geographically locate the situation of the computer, smartphone, tablet or connected television, in order to offer you more appropriate content and services in a totally anonymous way.
When you register on our portal, cookies are generated that identify you as a registered user and indicate when you have identified yourself on the portal. These cookies are used to identify your user account and its associated services, thus facilitating your navigation. These cookies are kept as long as you do not leave the account, close the browser or turn off the device. These cookies can be used in combination with analytical data to individually identify your preferences on our portal.
They are those that, well treated by us or by third parties, allow us to effectively manage the advertising spaces on our website, adapting the content of the advertisement to the content of the requested service or to the use you make of our website. Thanks to it, we can know your internet browsing habits and show you advertising related to your browsing profile.
Other third party cookies
Third-party cookies can be installed on some of our pages that allow us to manage and improve the services they offer. An example of this use are the links to social networks that allow us to share our content.
Smuuid - cookies for anonymous visits, duration 10 years, or until the cookies are deleted.
Smclient - contact monitoring cookies, duration 10 years, or until cookies are cleared.
smform - cookies for contact forms (pop up, landing page, iframe), duration 10 years, or until cookies are deleted.
smg - cookies to identify the user, UUID identification, duration 10 years, or until the cookies are deleted.
smvr - cookies to identify visits, encoded in base64, duration 10 years, or until the cookies are deleted.
smwp - cookies for webpushes, duration 10 years, or until cookies are deleted.
Smg - cookies for the global identification of the client, duration 10 years, or until the cookies are deleted.
smcrsaved - cookie to be able to know if the identifier has been saved in the SM system, duration 10 years, or until the cookies are deleted.
smOViewsPopCap - information cookie about pop up capping, duration 10 years, or until cookies are deleted.
How can I configure my preferences?
You can allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your computer by configuring your internet browser options.
Below we offer links where you will find information on how you can activate your preferences in the main browsers:
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
- Internet Explorer
- Safari for IOS (iPhone, iPad)
What happens if cookies are disabled?
In the case of blocking or not accepting the installation of cookies, it is possible that certain services offered by our website that require their use will be disabled and, therefore, not available to you, so you will not be able to take full advantage of everything that our websites and applications offer you. It is also possible that the quality of operation of the website may decrease.
Acceptance of cookies
Updates to the Cookies Policy
Our portal may modify this Cookies Policy based on legislative and regulatory requirements, or in order to adapt said policy to the instructions issued by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, so users are advised to visit it periodically.