1. Definition and function of cookies
A cookie is a file that is downloaded to the user’s equipment (computer or mobile device) in order to store data that can be updated and retrieved by the entity responsible for its installation.
The information collected through cookies may include the date and time of visits to the website, the pages viewed, the time spent on our website and the sites visited just before and after the same. Under no circumstances may cookies damage your computer.
2. Type of cookies and their purpose
– Depending on the entity that manages them:
Own Cookies: These are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself or 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 editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
– According to their purpose:
Technical cookies: Technical cookies are those essential and strictly necessary for the proper functioning of a web portal and the use of the different options and services it offers. For example, those used for session maintenance, response time management, performance or validation of options, use of security elements, sharing content with social networks, etc.
Preference or personalization cookies: These cookies allow the user to specify or customize some features of the general options of the website. For example, define the language, regional settings or browser type.
Analysis or measurement cookies: These cookies are used by the web portal to analyze the behavior of users on websites and browsing profiles, as well as to know the preferences of users in order to improve the supply of products and services. For example, an analytical cookie would be used to control the geographic areas of greatest interest to a user, which product is the most popular, etc.
Behavioral advertising cookies: These are those that store information on user behavior obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, allowing the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on the same.
Cookies from external social networks: To facilitate the user can share content from the website in different social networks have included specific buttons. These buttons may mean that the social network to which they link install cookies that, not being under the control of this web portal, may have the purpose of managing the user’s login on the social network, the maintenance of that session, or display the counter on how many times a particular content has been shared on each social network. We recommend that users regularly review the privacy and cookie policies of each social network and, where appropriate, modify the privacy settings of each of them to limit the purposes of tracking that can be carried out and adjust these parameters to their own interests.
– According to the period of time they remain activated:
Session Cookies: These are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the website, so none is recorded on the user’s hard drive. They are usually used to store information that is only of interest to keep for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion and disappear at the end of the session.
Persistent Cookies: They are stored in the hard disk and the web detects them every time the user makes a new visit. A permanent web has a certain expiration date. The cookie will stop working after that date. They are generally used to facilitate, for example, registration services.
It can happen that some Cookies used in this Web are not related to PROTECTIA PATENTES Y MARCAS, S.L. It is due to the fact that some pages of the Web have inserted content coming from Webs of third parties. Due to the fact that the referred content comes from another Web, PROTECTIA PATENTES Y MARCAS, S.L., does not control the configuration of these Cookies. If You want to change your preferences of configuration of Cookies, you will have to consult the Web sites of these third parts to obtain information.
Please note that if you accept third party cookies and subsequently wish to delete them, you must do so from your own browser options or from the system enabled by the third parties for this purpose.
Type of cookies used by this website:
Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
Preference cookies allow the website to remember information that changes the way the site behaves or looks, such as your preferred language or the region you are in.
Statistical cookies help website owners understand how visitors interact with websites by gathering and providing information in an anonymous form.
Marketing cookies are used to track visitors on web pages. The intention is to show relevant and attractive ads to the individual user, and therefore more valuable to publishers and third-party advertisers.
3. How to disable or delete cookies and revocation of consent given
To comply with current legislation, we have to ask your permission to manage cookies. If you decide not to authorize the treatment by indicating your non-conformity, we would only use technical cookies, since they are essential for browsing our website. In this case, we would not store any cookies.
If you decide to modify the configuration of your access to the website, you should know that it is possible to delete cookies or prevent this information from being recorded on your computer by modifying the configuration parameters of your browser.
You can find information on how to configure the most commonly used browsers in the following locations:
Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings. For more information, you can consult Microsoft support or the browser’s Help.
Microsoft Edge: Settings -> Cookies and site permissions -> Cookies and stored data. For more information, you can consult Microsoft support or browser Help.
Mozilla Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Settings. For more information, you can consult the Mozilla support or the browser Help.
Google Chrome: Settings -> Show advanced options -> Privacy -> Content settings. For more information, you can consult the Google support or the browser Help.
Safari: Preferences -> Security. For more information, you can consult Apple support or browser Help.
4. Processing of personal data
The data may be communicated to public authorities and agencies, for the fulfillment of a required legal obligation, as well as to service providers and third parties necessary for the management and execution of cookies, as well as to service providers acting on our behalf as processors.
Data processing is generally carried out by service providers located within the European Economic Area or in countries that have been declared to have an adequate level of protection.
If you consent to the use of information obtained through cookies for behavioral advertising purposes, your browsing will be monitored in order to show you interest-based advertising based on a profile drawn up on the basis of that browsing.
5. Changes in the Cookies Policy