The website uses cookies to improve the user experience and performance. If you do not know what cookies are, we explain what they are and what they are for.

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that our website places on your computer or mobile device whenever it is visited, through the browser. These cookies will help the website recognize your device the next time you visit it.

The cookies we use do not collect information that identifies the you. Cookies collect general information, namely how users arrive to and use the websites, or the area of the country/countries from which they access the website, etc…

Cookies only retain information related to your preferences.

Through the browser, you can decide to be notified about the reception of cookies, as well as how to block their entry into your device.

The refusal to use cookies may result in the inability to access some of the areas of the website or to receive customized information.

2. What are cookies for?

Cookies are used to help determine the usefulness, the interest and the number of uses of the websites, which on the one hand allows for faster and more efficient use, and on the other hand eliminates the need to repeatedly enter the same information.

3. What types of cookies are there?

Required cookies | They are essential cookies because they ensure our site navigation and the use of its functionalities, such as accessing secure areas of websites or e-commerce functionalities. They do not collect information about you that can be used for marketing purposes, nor identify user visits to websites. In the case of cookies strictly necessary to provide the service expressly requested by you, this category of cookies cannot be disabled or declined.

Performance cookies | These cookies collect information about the overall use of websites, for example, which pages have the highest volume of visits or receive error messages. They do not collect user identification information. All the information collected is totally anonymous and serves only for optimizing website navigation. They are not intended to provide targeted marketing campaigns, but only to develop website and performance improvements.

Functional cookies | These cookies allow websites to recall information about the choices you made, such as username, language, region where you access and your customization of the browsing experience of websites. They are also used to remember the changes made in the settings of websites, namely font type, font size, colors and layout of information on the pages. They may also serve to provide a given function, for example, displaying a video. This concept does not include cookies aimed at targeted marketing campaigns. The information collected is anonymous and it is not possible to track your navigation on other websites.

Targeting cookies | These cookies collect information about your browsing habits, recording the use of websites. They are used to support more targeted marketing and communication actions, and do not collect information about your personal identification. They allow the differentiation and identification of the individual user preferences or store a code that allows the recording of a set of habits or user preferences.

These types of cookies used may be:

Permanent cookies | This type of cookie is stored on your device (PC, smartphone or tablet) for a fixed period (sometimes for a few hours, sometimes for a year or more), and it is not deleted when the browser is closed. Permanent cookies are used whenever you make a new visit to the website. Usually they are used to direct the navigation according to your interests, speed up navigation or collect statistical information.

Session cookies | These cookies are used each time you visit the website and then expire when you finish browsing (or shortly thereafter). They are not permanently stored on your devices (PC, smartphone or tablet), do not contain any personal data and help minimizing the need to transfer personal data through the internet. These cookies can be deleted, or you may refuse to allow their use, but this will impair performance and your user experience. Cookies also use timestamps that record when you access a website and when you leave it.

4. What type of cookies to we use?

The website uses cookies to maximize the security of its services and to ensure the optimized provision of online services.

We do not use cookies to record Internet browsing outside the scope of our website, nor to register any type of personal or confidential information that is likely to be understood by any other website.

We do not promote any action to sell or disseminate information based on cookies, without it being previously authorized.

Thus, the website uses the information provided by cookies for the following purposes:

  • Enable the registration of user data and its setup parameters and to ensure proper prevention of any attempt of unauthorized access;
  • Ensure the privacy of any private area;
  • Collect information about which pages are more relevant to users and their volumes of accesses and visits;
  • Store marketing information and other preferences to improve user experience;
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the various marketing campaigns, such is the case of sending our newsletter, aiming at its continuous improvement.

The following purposes are excluded:

  • Store information that allows your personal identification;
  • Track user’s navigations after leaving the website;
  • Use data stored in cookies without consent in cases where prior consent is required.

In the category of performance cookies, we use cookies generated by Google Analytics to gather statistical information about the use of our website, without ever collecting user identification information. You can find detailed information about these cookies here.

5. Use of cookies at the opening of our newsletters

For statistical purposes, our newsletters can contain a single pixel that lets us know if they are open and check the clicks on the links and ads within the newsletter. You always have the possibility to disable the sending of the newsletter, through the links provided in the footer of each newsletter sent.

6. Can the use of cookies be blocked?

After authorizing the use of cookies, you may always disable some or all our cookies. All browsers allow you to accept, refuse or delete cookies, by managing your browser settings.

To learn how to disable cookies in the most popular browsers, please use the following links: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Internet Explorer or Edge.

7. Other information about cookies

You can find more information about cookies here.

We recommend a regular visit so that you are aware of the latest changes to our cookie policy.

The latest version of this cookie policy is dated 16 May 2018.