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COOKIES

Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer by your browser when you visit almost any webpage. It allows your browser to remember that you visited a specific page when you return to it while navigating the Web. Cookies usually store technical information, such as personal preferences, customization of content, usage statistics, links to social media platforms, access to your user accounts, etc.

The purpose of cookies is to adapt Web content to your profile and needs. Without cookies, the services offered by any webpage would be significantly reduced.

Types of cookies

Cookies by purpose

Strictly necessary cookies: These Cookies are necessary for the Website to function and cannot be disabled on our systems. They are generally only set in response to your actions in requesting services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or completing forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you to these Cookies, but some areas of the Website may not work. These Cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Analytical and/or measurement cookies: These Cookies allow us to count visits and sources of traffic so that we can assess site performance and improve it. They help us know which pages are most or least visited and how visitors navigate the site. If you do not allow this Cookie to be used, we will not know when you visited the site and will not be able to assess whether it worked properly.

Functional Cookies:  These Cookies allow better functionality and customization. They may be set by our company or by external providers whose services we have added to our pages.

Behavioral advertising Cookies: These Cookies may be set through the Website by our advertising partners. They are based on the unique identification of the browser and the Internet device to offer you personalized advertising. We may show you personalized advertising that is tailored to your profile if you expressly authorize us to use advertising Cookies.

Social network cookies: Their purpose is to offer you the possibility to share or recommend content from our Web Site on social networks. The social networks themselves install these Cookies.”

Cookies according to their period of activity

Persistent Cookies are stored to help remember information, settings, preferences, or sign-on credentials that a user has previously saved. This helps create a convenient and faster website experience. These cookies have an expiration date issued by the webserver. Basically, this type of cookie is saved on your computer so when you close it and start it up again, the cookie is still there. Once the expiration date is reached, GVG destroys the cookie.

Session Cookies, also called Non-Persistent Cookies or Temporary Cookies, are stored in memory and never written to the disk.  Session cookies remain active as long as the browser is active. Once the browser is closed, the cookies vanish.

Cookies used on this website

Following the directives of the Spanish Agency for the Protection of Information, we hereby provide a detailed description of the way in which this website uses cookies.

This website uses session cookies, to guarantee that the users who write comments in the blog are human and not automated applications, with a view to fighting spam.

It also uses the following cookies from third parties:

  • Google Analytics: Stores cookies to elaborate statistics regarding the traffic and volume of visits on this website. When using this website, you consent to Google processing the information it has collected about you. Therefore, to exercise any right in this respect, you will have to contact Google directly.
  • Social networks: Every social network uses its own cookies, to allow users to click on buttons such as “Like” or “Share”.

 

Deactivation or elimination of cookies

As a user, you are able to exercise your right to delete the cookies used on this website at any time. Cookies can be deleted in a variety of ways, depending on the browser you are using. For more information on how to manage cookies, you may want to consult

Additional notes

  • Neither this website nor its legal representatives can be held responsible for the content, or the accuracy of the privacy policies provided by the third parties mentioned in this Cookie Policy.
  • Web browsers store cookies and each provides different options for deleting cookies. Neither this website nor its legal representatives can guarantee the correct or incorrect manipulation of the cookies by different browsers.
  • In some cases, it is necessary to install cookies to ensure that your browser recognizes you when you navigate from page to page within the site and that any information you have entered is remembered.