Cookies policy

COOKIES POLICY

I. Definition and function of cookies

What are cookies? A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain web pages. Cookies allow a web page, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their equipment and, depending on the information they contain and the way they use their equipment, they can be used to recognize the user.

II. Types of cookies

1. Depending on the owner of the cookie:

  • Own cookies: Are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
  • Third party cookies: These are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the publisher, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
2. Depending on the duration of the cookie:
  • Session Cookies: These are a type of cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page.
  • Persistent Cookies: They are a type of cookies in which the data is still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed during a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.

3. Depending on the purpose of the cookie:

  • Analysis Cookies: Those that are well treated by us or by third parties, allow us to quantify the number of users and thus perform the measurement and statistical analysis of the use made by users of the service offered. To do this, we analyze your browsing on our website in order to improve the offer of products or services we offer you.
  • Advertising cookies: are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, if applicable, the editor has included in a web page, application or platform from which the requested service is provided based on criteria as the edited content or the frequency in which the ads are displayed.
  • Behavioral advertising cookies: These are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, if applicable, the editor has included in a web page, application or platform from which the requested service is provided. These cookies store information on the behavior of users obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on it. It is also possible that by visiting a web page or by opening an email where an advertisement or promotion about our products or services is published, a cookie will be installed in your browser that will serve to show you later advertising related to the search you have made, develop a control of our ads in relation, for example, with the number of times they are seen, where they appear, what time they are seen, etc.
  • Technical cookies: Are those that allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and the use of different options or services that exist in it, such as controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, access restricted access parts, remember the elements that make up an order, perform the purchase process of an order, make the request for registration or participation in an event, use security elements during navigation, store contents for dissemination of videos or sound or share content through social networks
  • Personalization cookies: These are those that allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user’s terminal, such as the language, the type of browser through which the user accesses the service , the regional configuration from where you access the service, etc.

III. Cookies utilizadas

In the Grupotec website, we normally use our own cookies strictly necessary for the maintenance of the session.

The information provided by cookies can help us offer you a better user experience when you visit our websites. The information stored by our cookies is not used to identify you, or to send you advertising by email or postal mail. In addition, we do not use cookies to send personalized advertising.

In addition, third party service providers with whom we have contracted a service for which the use of cookies is necessary are:

List of the different cookies used in corporate websites:

Provider’s name

Purpose of the cookie

Description of the purpose of the cookie

If you need more information

Google Analytics

Study of the audience

Obtain navigation information, measure and analyze the audience

More information about Google Analytic

AT Internet

Study of the audience

Obtain navigation information, measure and analyze the audience

More information about AT Internet

DoubleClick

Study of the audience

Obtain navigation information, measure and analyze the audience

More information about DoubleClick

Quantcast

Study of the audience

Obtain navigation information, measure and analyze the audience

More information on Quantcast

Youtube

Session status

Record the most recent videos that have been viewed in a specific browser.

More information about YouTube

Facebook Plugin Social

Share information

The Facebook social plugin is a tool that the user can use to share information with their contacts and / or friends on Facebook

More information about Facebook Social plugin

Facebook Connect Plugin

Share information

The Facebook social plugin is a tool that the user can use to share information with their contacts and / or friends on Facebook

More information about Facebook Connect Plugin

Google +1 Plugin

Share information

The Google +1 social plugin is a tool that the user can use to share information with their contacts and / or friends on Google

More information about Google +1 Plugin

Twitter Badge and Twitter Button Plugin

Share information

The social plugin of Twitter is a tool that the user can use to share information with their contacts and / or friends on Twitter

More information about Twitter Badge and Twitter Button Plugin

Kayak

Behavioral advertising

Calculate the duration or frequency of display of advertising positions, the interaction with them, or the browsing patterns and / or behaviors of the User

More information about Kayak

Note.- This list will be updated as soon as possible as the services offered on the websites and the cookies used for this purpose change. However, occasionally, during this update it may be that the list does not already include a cookie, although it will always refer to cookies with purposes identical to those registered in this list.

IV. Cookie management tool

This website uses Google Analytics.

Google Analytics is a free web analysis tool from Google that mainly allows website owners to know how users interact with their website. This way, it enables cookies in the domain of the site where you are and use a set of cookies called “__utma” and “__utmz” to collect information anonymously and report website trends without identifying individual users.

To make the statistics of use of this Web we use cookies in order to know the level of recurrence of our visitors and the contents that are more interesting. In this way we can concentrate our efforts on improving the most visited areas and make the user find what they are looking for in an easier way. On this website you can use the information of your visit to perform evaluations and statistical calculations on anonymous data, as well as guaranteeing the continuity of the service or making improvements on its Websites. For more details, check the following link for the privacy policy. [http://www.google.com/intl/es/policies/privacy/]

V. Informed consent

The use of the present Web page implies that you give your express and unequivocal consent to the use of cookies, under the terms and conditions set forth in this Cookies Policy, without prejudice to the measures of deactivation and elimination of the cookies that you can adopt, and which are mentioned in the following section.

VI. Revocation and deletion of cookies

You can allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your computer by configuring the options of the browser installed on your computer, in case you do not allow the installation of cookies on your browser you may not be able to access any of the sections of our webs

For more information on how to block the use of cookies you can visit the following links:

Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Configuration.

In the tool menu, select ‘Internet Options’. Click on the privacy tab. You will see a scroll cursor to configure privacy that has six positions that allow you to control the number of cookies that will be installed: Block all cookies, High, Medium High, Medium (default level), Low, and Accept all cookies.

For more information, you can consult Microsoft support or browser Help.

Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Settings.

In the tool menu, select ‘options’. Select the privacy tag in the options box. From the drop-down menu choose ‘use custom settings for the history’. This will show the cookie options and you can choose to activate or deactivate them by checking the corresponding box.

For more information, you can check Mozilla support or browser Help.

Chrome: Settings -> Show advanced options -> Privacy -> Content settings.

In the configuration menu, select ‘show advanced settings’ at the bottom of the page. Select the ‘content configuration’ key in the privacy section.

The section at the top of the page that appears gives you information about cookies and allows you to set the cookies you want. It also allows you to delete any cookie that you have stored at that moment.

For more information, you can check Google support or browser Help.

Safari: Preferences -> Security.

In the configuration menu, select the option ‘preferences’. Open the privacy tab. Select the option you want from the ‘block cookies’ section. Remember that certain functions and full functionality of this Site may not be available after disabling cookies.

For more information, you can check Apple support or browser Help.

VII. Updates and changes to the Privacy Policy / Cookies:

The Grupotec Website may modify this Cookies Policy in accordance with legislative or regulatory requirements, or with the purpose of adapting said policy to the instructions issued by the Spanish Agency for Data Protection, for this reason Users are advised to visit it periodically.

When significant changes are made to this Cookies Policy, Users will be informed either through the web or via email to Registered Users.