What is a cookie?
Cookies are files that are downloaded to the user’s terminal (computer / smartphone / tablet) when accessing certain web pages and stored in the user’s memory. Cookies allow, among other things, store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or his team, see which pages are visited, the time of connection, analyze the operation of a page, if there are technical problems, etc. Depending on the information they contain and the way in which the terminal is used, they can be used to recognize the user.
What types of cookies are there?
There are several types of cookies based on different criteria:
Depending on the ownership: Own cookies. They belong to spanisholidays.com. Third party cookies. Are those whose ownership is a third party, different from spanisholidays.com, who will be the one who deals with the information collected.
Depending on its purpose: Technical and / or personalization cookies. Are those that serve to improve the service, locate incidents, recognize the user, etc. Analysis and / or advertising cookies. Are those that serve to analyze information about navigation and offer advertising, be it generic or personalized.
What is a cookie for?
Cookies are used to provide personalized services and / or advertising to analyze the operation of the system, recognize when you access as a user, locate incidents and problems that may arise and solve them in the shortest possible time, and analyze and measure the use and activity of the website.
Is my consent needed to implement a cookie?
No consent is required for the installation of technical cookies or those that are strictly necessary for the provision of a service of the information society expressly requested by the recipient.
For the rest, the consent of the interested party is required and can be requested in different ways. In the case of spanisholidays.com, it will be deemed granted if you continue to use the website, without prejudice to the fact that at any time you may revoke it and deactivate the cookies.
What cookies do you currently use spanisholidays.com?
TECHNICAL: They are proprietary, session, identification, configuration and registration cookies, strictly necessary for the identification of the user and for the provision of the services requested by the user. The information obtained through them is treated only by spanisholidays.com.
ANALYSIS: Are those that, 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.
This tool does not obtain data of the names or surnames of the users or of the postal address from where they are connected. The information obtained is related to, the number of pages visited, the language, the social network in which our news is published, the city to which it is assigned, the number of users who visit us, the frequency and recidivism of visits , the visit time, the browser they use, the operator or type of terminal from which the visit is made.
We use this information to improve our website, detect new needs and evaluate the improvements to be introduced in order to provide a better service to the users who visit us.
How can I disable cookies?
Most browsers indicate how to set your browser to not accept cookies, to notify you each time you receive a new cookie, as well as to deactivate them completely. To control what use you want your information to be made, you can configure your terminal’s browser in the manner you deem most convenient for you.
In any case, we would like to point out that if technical and / or operational cookies are disabled, the quality of the website may decrease or it may be more difficult to identify it.
We indicate the following links, where you can find more information about different browsers:
- Chrome, http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
- Explorer http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9
- Firefox http://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-we
- Safari http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042