WHAT IS A COOKIE?

Cookies are small data files received by the terminal (computer/smartphone/tablet) of the user when browsing specific websites and that are stored in the terminal memory. Cookies store and retrieve information on the browsing habits of the user or of their terminal, see what websites are visited, connection time, analyse how the website works and whether there are technical problems, etc. Depending on the information they contain and the way the terminal is used, they may be used to recognise a user.

What types of cookies are there?

There are different types of cookies under different criteria:

On the basis of their origin:

  • Own cookies. These are BENZA cookies.
  • Third-party cookies. These cookies come from a third party, a party other than BENZA, who will be the one processing the information collected.

On the basis of their purpose:

  • Technical and/or personalisation cookies. These cookies are used to improve the service, identify problems, recognise the user, etc.
  • Analytical and/or advertising cookies. These cookies analyse information on browsing and provide advertising, whether generic or personalised.

WHAT ARE COOKIES FOR?

Cookies are used to provide personalised services and/or advertising, to analyse the operation of the system, recognise when you enter as a user, identify problems that may arise and solve them as soon as possible as well as to analyse and measure the use and activity of the website.

IS MY CONSENT NEEDED TO INSTALL A COOKIE?

No consent is necessary for the installation of technical cookies or those that are strictly necessary for the providing of an information society service expressly requested by the final user.

As to the rest, consent by the user is indeed required, which can be requested in a variety of ways. In the case of BENZA, consent will be construed as granted if you continue to use the website, without prejudice of the fact that you may revoke it at any time and disable the cookies.

WHAT COOKIES IS THE BENZA WEBSITE CURRENTLY USING?

TECHNICAL: These are OWN cookies of identification, configuration, registry that are strictly necessary to identify users and to provide the services users request. The information obtained through them is processed by BENZA only.

ANALYTICAL These cookies, whether they are processed by us or third parties, make possible to count the number of users so that it is possible to know and measure how users use the service provided. To this end, the browsing of our website is analysed so as to improve the products and services offered.

The information obtained by analytical cookies is processed by BENZA and a third party (Google http://www.google.com/intl/es_ALL/analytics/index.html)

The names of the analytical cookies used by the said third party are:

_ga: To differentiate users.
__utma: To differentiate users and sessions.
__utmb: To determine new visits/sessions.
__utmc: Technical interoperability Cookie with Google’s urchin.js system currently obsolete.
__utmz: Stores the origin of traffic or campaign and tells us how our site has been accessed.
__utmv: Used to store visitor information.

The said company provides us with an analytical service of the visitors to our website. These data may be used to improve their own services as well as to provide services to other companies.

You may learn about these and other uses at the links provided.

This tool does not collect the names of the users or the postal address they connect from. The information obtained is confined to the number of websites visited, the language, the social network our news are published in, the city to which the IP address is assigned and the number of users visiting us, the frequency and recurrence of visits, the duration of visits, the browser being used, the operator or type of terminal from which the visit is made.

This information is used to improve our website, detect new needs and assess the improvements to be made in order to provide an improved service to the users visiting us.

HOW CAN I DISABLE COOKIES?

Most browsers indicate how to set your browser to refuse cookies, to notify you every time you receive a new cookie as well as to fully disable them. In order to control how your information is used you may set the browser at your terminal in the manner you deem more suitable.

Notwithstanding this, please note that if you disable the technical and/or operational cookies, the quality of the website may diminish or it may be more difficult to identify you.

The following links will provide you with further information on the different browsers.

·Chrome, http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647
·Explorer http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9
·Firefox https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
·Safari http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042

If you still are unsure about how to disable these cookies, call us on this number for support: +34 902 102 611.