1.1 What are cookies?
When you browse the internet, residual items or devices such as temporary files and cookies may be stored on your computer. Each cookie is unique to your browser and contains certain anonymous data such as an identifier and the name of the website visited, together with strings of letters and numbers. The user does not directly provide the information, which is collected automatically to support your visit to the website.
These files are designed to improve the online browsing experience by recognizing a user in future visits, storing preferences and making browsing more efficient, quicker and more straightforward.
1.2 What kinds of cookies are used on our website?
The following link provides a detailed list of the cookies we use in our website, stating whether they are proprietary (i.e. cookies sent to a user’s device from a server or domain controlled by UNIR in order to provide a service requested by the user) or third-party cookies (i.e. files sent to a user’s device from a server or domain that is not controlled by UNIR but by a third party, who is responsible for processing the data collected by the cookies) and indicating their purpose.
- Necessary cookies: Necessary cookies help make our website useable by activating basic functions like page browsing and access to secure areas of the site. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
- Statistic cookies: Statistic cookies help website owners understand how visitors interact with their pages by anonymously collecting and reporting statistical data.
- Functional cookies: These cookies improve the functionality and personalization of the website. They may be installed by our firm or by the providers of external services we have aggregated in our pages. If you do not allow the use of these cookies, it is possible that some of the services concerned will not work properly.
- Advertising cookies: Marketing cookies are used to track web page visitors. They are used to ensure that the advertisements shown are relevant and attractive to the individual user, making them more valuable to content publishers and third-party advertisers.
2. Personal data processing
3. Blocking and eliminating cookies
You can block or eliminate the cookies installed on your device at any time via your browser setup. You will find information on how to manage your cookie setup published by the leading internet browsers:
- Cookie setup in Google Chrome.
- Cookie setup in Mozilla Firefox.
- Cookie setup in Internet Explorer.
- Cookie setup in Safari.
4. Cookie expiration
The cookies activated on a device can be classified in two groups based on expiration:
- Session cookies: These are cookies designed to collect and store information while a user visits a web page. They are used to store information that is only needed to provide a service requested once by a user.
- Persistent cookies: These are cookies that are stored on your device, which can be accessed and processed by the cookie controller for a pre-set period lasting anywhere between a few minutes and years.
If you want to find out the terms of the cookies downloaded to a given device, you will need to access the “web inspector” functionality in your browser. To do this, you will need to right click your mouse on the web page visited in the browser and select the command “Inspect Element”. This action will pop up a new window or divide the existing page. Key information on the cookies downloaded, including expiration and/or term, will be shown in this new window under “Storage” (“Applications – Storage”).
5. Further information
UNIR may amend this Cookies Policy in view of legislative or regulatory requirements or in order to adapt to guidelines issued by the Spanish Data Protection Agency. Accordingly, users are advised to visit this page periodically to keep abreast of any changes made. Also, you should be aware that the information on the cookies we use in this website is updated monthly.