Pursuant to the provisions of Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce Act 34/2002, of 11 July, we inform you that cookies are used on METALLE's websites and applications in order to facilitate and improve the browsing experience for users, recording where they navigated on the website, their username on registering, their preferences and display settings and offering each user information that may be of interest to him/her.
A cookie is a file that is downloaded onto your computer or the device you are using (smartphone, tablet, connected television, etc.) when you enter certain websites. Among other things, cookies allow websites to store and retrieve information about a user's browsing habits or about their computer and, depending on the information they contain and how the device is used, they may be used to recognize the user.
A cookie is stored on a computer or device in order to identify the browser while it interacts with our websites or applications. A website can only establish a cookie on the browser if the preferences so permit. A browser only allows a website to access the cookies established by it, not those established by other websites.
Third party cookies are used on METALLE's websites and applications, allowing it to collect anonymous statistical data about the visits received so that it can track any advertising campaigns that may be ongoing at the time of the visit.
From a technical point of view, they allow websites to work more smoothly and to be more suited to the preferences of the users by, for example, saving the language, the currency or detecting the access device.
They establish levels of protection and security that prevent or hinder cyber attacks against the website or its users.
They allow media managers to know the statistical data collected by cookies so that they can improve the quality and experience of their services.
They are used to optimise the advertising displayed to users, offering that which is best suited to their interests.
First-party cookies: These are sent to the user's terminal device from a device or domain that is managed by the publisher itself and through which the service requested by the user is provided.
Third-party cookies: These are sent to the user's terminal device from a device or domain that is not managed by the publisher, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
Session cookies: This is a type of cookie designed to collect and store data while the user is browsing a website.
Persistent cookies: This is a type of cookie where the data continues to be stored on the device and can be accessed and processed for a specified period by the party responsible for the cookie; this may range from a few minutes to several years.
Performance cookies: Are those that, whether they are processed by ourselves or third parties, allow us to quantify the number of users, thus enabling a measurement and statistical analysis of how users are using the service provided. For that purpose, your browsing of our website is analysed to allow us to improve the range of products and services that we offer you.
Advertising cookies: Are those that enable the most efficient possible management of any advertising spaces which the publisher may have included on a website, application or platform through which it provides the requested service, based on criteria such as the content published or the frequency with which the advertisements are shown.
Behavioural advertising cookies: Are those that enable the most efficient possible management of any advertising spaces which the publisher may have included on a website, application or platform through which it provides the requested service. These cookies store information about the behaviour of users, obtained by continuously observing their browsing habits, making it possible to develop a specific profile and show advertisements based on that profile.
It is also possible that when you visit a website or open an email which contains an advertisement or promotion for one of our products or services, a cookie will be installed on your browser that subsequently enables us to show you advertising that relates to the search you have performed and to monitor our advertisements to determine, for example, how many times they have been seen, where they appear, at what time they are seen, etc.
You may allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your device by changing the settings of the browser installed on your computer. If you do not allow cookies to be installed on your browser, you may not be able to access certain sections of our website and certain features of the Services will be disabled.
The user may, at any moment, choose which cookies he/she wants to work on this website by configuring his/her browser. Below there are links that show you how to do this for the main browsers and devices;
For Internet Explorer™ : http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9
For Safari™ : http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042
For Chrome™ : http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647
For Firefox™: http://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-web
For Opera™ : http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/fr/cookies.html
For Android: http://support.google.com/android/?hl=en
For Windows Phone: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsphone/en-us/howto/wp7/web/changingprivacy-and-other-browser-settings.aspx
For Blackberry: http://docs.blackberry.com/en/smartphone_users/deliverables/32004/Turn_off_cookies_in_the_browser_60_1072866_11.jsp
the specific opt-out systems on the above table regarding the cookie in question (these systems may require an opt-out cookie to be installed on your device for your decision to disable them to effective);
other third-party tools, available online, which allow users to detect the cookies on each website they visit and to disable them (for example, Ghostery: http://www.ghostery.com/privacy-statement,http://www.ghostery.com/faq).
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This collects anonymous information about the browsing of users on the website in order to determine the origin of the visits and other similar statistics.
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A session identifier (ID) to recognise the successive queries that come from the same browser.. Cookies for internal use that are necessary for the website to work. The data stored by these cookies do not identify individuals or contain any personal information.
This cookie is used to remember the language used to display the page. Cookies for internal use that are necessary for the website to work. The data stored by these cookies do not identify individuals or contain any personal information.
Acceptance of cookies
METALLE thanks you for agreeing to accept cookies, this helps us to obtain more precise data that enables us to improve the content and design of our websites and applications, so that we can tailor them to your preferences.
METALLE's websites may change this Cookies Policy to comply with legal and regulatory requirements or in order to adapt said policy to the instructions issued by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, so we recommend that users view it regularly.
When significant changes are made to this Cookies Policy, users shall be informed either on the website or, where applicable, through an email that is sent to registered users.