What is a cookie?
A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain websites. Cookies allow a website, inter alia, to store and recover information about the browsing habits of a user or his/her equipment and, depending on the information they contain and the way in which he/she uses his/her equipment, they may be used to recognise the user.
They allow an improvement in the quality and security of the website. They have an expiry date which may vary from the time the session, until a specific future date as from which they cease to be operational.
The usefulness of cookies for España Global
We use this information to improve our pages, detect any new needs and weigh up the improvements to be made with a view to providing a better service to the users who visit us, adapting them, for example, to the browsers or terminals used most.
Types of cookies used by España Global
The cookies used at thisistherealspain.com can be divided up into:
- Session cookies:these are temporary cookies which are not stored on the user’s device, but rather which disappear when he/she terminates the session. The information obtained by means of these cookies is used to analyse the traffic patterns at the website and to provide him/her with the services we offer there, such as the free mail account.
- Permanent cookies:these are cookies which are stored on the user’s device and which allow browsing information to be recovered during the next visit. They have an expiry date, but this extends beyond the session termination. These cookies allow us to personalise your visits, using your preferences (for example, country and language).
To be precise, at the website marcaespana.es España Global uses the following session cookies and permanent cookies for the purposes set out below:
España Global Cookies
There are those which are strictly necessary such as, for example, those used for correct browsing or to recognise the user’s preferences when he/she visits the website and first-party analytical cookies to compile statistical data about the activity.
Cookie name Expiry Purpose
PHPSESSID Session This cookie is used by PHP encryption language to allow the SESSION variables to be saved at the web server. These cookies are essential for website operation.
ID_SESSION Session This cookie is used by PHP encryption language to allow the SESSION variables to be saved at the web server. These cookies are essential for website operation.
Third-party cookies such as, for example, those used for identification, or for external content complements such as the Google browser.
Cookie name Expiry Purpose
APISID, HSID, NID, OGP, OGPC, PREF, SAPISID, SID, SSID, LSID, GAPS, PREF, OTZ 1-2 years Cookies used by YouTube and Google related with your Google account (if you are logged in) to load the video configuration, history, recent activity, information about your browsing of the site, to measure the activity of several users (statistics). It only directly identifies the user if he/she is logged in with his/her Google account at the browser. These cookies are not controlled by the website. FURTHER INFORMATION
__utmc End of browser session. Not used in ga.js. It is configured to interact with urchin.js. This cookie previously acted along with the cookie __utmb to determine whether the user was in a new session or visit.
__utmb. The cookie is updated each time that time data are sent to Google Analytics.
__utmv Two years after configuration or update. It is used to store data on personalized visitor variables. This cookie is created when a programmer uses the method _setCustomVar with a personalised visitor variable. This cookie was also used for the disabled _setVar method. The cookie is updated each time that time data are sent to Google Analytics.
España Global uses third-party services, including cookie technology, to carry out audience analytics. At the address stated below,
HTTP://WWW.GOOGLE.COM/INTL/ES/ANALYTICS more detailed information can be obtained about the way in which España Global uses third-party services to compile and use information about its website.
Blocking or deletion of cookies
To allow, ascertain, block or delete the cookies installed at your equipment, you can do so using the configuration of the options on the browser installed on your computer.
For example, you can find information about how to do so in the event that you use the following browsers:
Firefox at: HTTPS://SUPPORT.MOZILLA.ORG/ES/KB/HABILITAR-Y-DESHABILITAR-COOKIES-QUE-LOS-SITIOS-WE
Chrome at: HTTPS://SUPPORT.GOOGLE.COM/CHROME/ANSWER/95647?HL=ES
Internet Explorer at: HTTP://WINDOWS.MICROSOFT.COM/ES-ES/WINDOWS-VISTA/BLOCK-OR-ALLOW-COOKIES
Safari at: HTTP://SUPPORT.APPLE.COM/KB/PH5042
We do hereby inform you that the configuration of your browser to reject all the cookies or, specifically the cookies of Global Spain, will not prevent you from browsing the website with the sole drawback being that you cannot enjoy those functionalities that require the installation of some of them, to be precise, the functionalities indicated in the Session Cookies. In any case, you may delete the cookies of Global Spain installed on your device at any time, following the procedure set out in the help section of your browser.
By browsing and staying at the website you will be consenting to the use of the aforementioned cookies for the timeframes indicated and under the conditions contained in the present Cookies’ Policy.
You can obtain further information about us from our legal notice or by sending an e-mail to the address [email protected]