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Cookies policy

The website http://www.grupoelektra.es (hereinafter 'the Website' or 'the Site', interchangeably), uses cookies to allow, facilitate and improve browsing, as well as to analyse certain behaviour patterns while browsing and, on occasion, to offer advertising in line with your habits, preferences and needs. Just accessing the Website may entail the location of cookies in the computer terminal from which it has been accessed (computer, smartphone, tablet or similar).

We recommend you read this document carefully for more information about cookies, as well as the purposes for which they are used on the Website and how they can be managed, blocked or deactivated.

1. Information and consent

In accordance with the law, the first time you access the Website you will be briefly notified, by means of a visible reminder, that cookies are being used on the site. This reminder will also inform you of the type and the existence of this information, as well as the option to manage the cookies or delete them.

We will take it that you give your consent to the placement of cookies in the computer terminal from which you have accessed the Website and to use them if you continue browsing through said Website without deactivating them (please see section 4 of this document for more information on this subject).

2. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are downloaded onto the computer terminal with which the user is browsing the Web (whether this is a computer, a tablet, a smartphone, etc) when the user accesses certain pages and/or uses certain services offered on those sites, and which store information that may be retrieved at a later date for a range of purposes. In accordance with these purposes, the cookies may be:

  • Personalisation cookies: these enable the website to be adapted to meet certain general and pre-established characteristics, such as language, browser used or region accessed from.
  • Technical cookies: they help to maintain fluidity and convenience when browsing the page, as well as providing a level of security. For example, they make it possible to identify the session of a registered user.
  • Analysis cookies: they enable the gathering of information aimed at statistical analysis of Internet users’ use of the page. They also provide information about which search terms were used to get to the page in question.
  • Advertising cookies: they are used for managing existing advertising spaces on the web page in question such that each user is offered advertising material according to the page’s contents and the frequency of advertisements.
  • Behavioural advertising cookies: they enable existing advertising spaces on the page to be managed such that each user is offered advertising material according to their browsing habits and preferences.

Cookies can also be classified as 'own' or 'third-party' depending on whether they are placed in the user’s computer terminal from the information society services provider or from a third-party server, respectively.

They can also be classified as 'persistent' or 'session' depending on whether the cookie remains on the user's computer terminal for a longer period of time than the duration of the browsing session or whether the cookie disappears once the session has been closed, respectively. This means that the information stored may be retrieved at a later date or only while the browsing session lasts.

The cookies can be managed or deleted at any time. See section 4 of this document for further information on this subject.

3. Cookies used by the Elektra Group

Should you give your consent, the cookies that will be placed on your computer terminal as a result of you accessing and browsing the Website are:

_atuvc Persistent The main purpose of this cookie is to enable functionalities to be included on the Website that are aimed at sharing contents through a range of platforms
PHPSESSID Session This cookie makes it possible to identify the user’s session and to obtain statistical data about their navigation .addthis.com
uid, dt, _, loc Persistent These cookies enable functionalities to be included on the Website that are aimed at sharing contents from the website through a variety of platforms, social networks, e-mail, etc. They also enable Addthis to get statistical information to this regard .addthis.com

4. Cookie management and deactivation

As has been mentioned above, if you continue browsing the Website or using the services offered therein without deactivating the cookies, you will be understood to have given us your consent to place and use this technology in your computer terminal.

You can manage and deactivate the cookies installed on the computer terminal via which you accessed the Website through different functions on your browser.

Furthermore, should you object when the Website notifies you that this technology is being used, you may set up your browser to not install these cookies, to delete them and, in general, to manage them at any time through the functions on your browser for this purpose.

Please find below a list of links regarding the steps to follow for activation, deactivation, deletion and management of cookies according to each browser:

Apple Safari 5.1. http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042
Google Chrome https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=es
Internet Explorer 11 http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11
Mozilla Firefox http://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-web
Opera http://help.opera.com/Windows/12.00/es-ES/cookies.html

If your browser is not on this list or you cannot find it, please check the corresponding website.

The steps to take to manage or deactivate cookies through any other device (tablet, smartphone...) are similar to those for the computer version.
Nevertheless, as a general rule, you will need to do the following:

  1. Open the browser.
  2. Click on Settings, Tools, Preferences, or similar, which is normally found at the top of the window.
  3. A new window will probably open, in which you will see an option regarding cookies. Click on this button.
  4. Out of the options offered, choose the one that best fits your preferences as regards cookies.

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