Política de cookies

What are cookies?

Valderrama Website (hereinafter the Web) uses Cookies. Cookies are files submitted by a browser through a web server in order to record Users’ activities on a given web. The first purpose of a Cookie is to enable users to easily access the selected services. Cookies also customize the services offered on the Web by providing and offering interesting or potential interesting information to each user based on the requested Services.

The Web uses Cookies to personalize and make it easier for users to surf the web. Cookies are only linked an anonymous user to his/her computer and do not provide any references that might allow inferring user’s personal data. Users could set their browsers to display notices to reject the installation of Cookies submitted by the Web. All the foregoing without prejudice to the user’s option to access web contents. However, we inform you that Web quality can be affected.

Logged users, those who signed up or logged in, could benefit from personalized services according to their profiles, thanks to a combination of data stored in those cookies and data collected when signing up. Such users expressly authorised the use of such information for the stated purposes, without prejudice to their right to reject or disable to use of cookies.

Likewise, the Web can recognise the services requested by users, so as to provide and offer information according to user needs and preferences.

Types of cookies

Cookies can be divided as follows, depending on how long they remain:

Session Cookies”: They expire as soon as you close out the browser.
Persistent Cookies”. They expire depending on when they reach their objective (for example, for the user to remain identified in the Services) or until they are manually removed.

Additionally, and depending on their Objective, Cookies may be classified as follows:

Performance Cookies: This type of Cookie remembers user preferences in relation to the tools included in the services, so that users do not need to set the service every time they visit it. As an example, this type also includes:
Video or sound player volume settings.
Video broadcasting speed is compatible with your browser.

Geo-location Cookies: These Cookies indicate the country users are located in when requesting the service. This Cookie is absolutely anonymous and only helps to decide on the content for your location.

Log Cookies: Log Cookies are generated once users have signed in or later logged in. They are meant to identify services for the following purposes:
To keep users identified, so that if users close a service, the browser or switch off the computer and reopen or switch on again any other time, that service shall continue identifying users thus enabling their surfing without needing to be identified. This functionality can be eliminated, if users click “close session” so that this Cookie is eliminated.
Therefore, next time users access this service, they will have to start a new session in order to be identified. Please check if users are authorised to access certain services, for example, to participate in contests.

Analytic Cookies: Each time a User visits a service, a third-party tool generates an analytic Cookie in user’s computer. This Cookie is only generated during the visit and shall be used in future visits to Web Services to identify visitors anonymously. The main objectives are: To anonymously allow identifying users through the “Cookie” (it identifies browsers and devices, not persons) and counting an approximated number of visitors and the time they remain on the service.
To anonymously identify the most visited contents and therefore, the most attractive contents to users.
To know if users are accessing for the first time or not.
Important: Unless users decide to sign up a Web Service, the “Cookie” shall never be linked to any identifying personal data. Such Cookies shall only be used for statistics in order to better optimize Users’ experience on the site.

Behavioural Advertising Cookies: These types of “Cookies” allow expanding the information included in advertisements displayed to each anonymous user in the Web Services. It stores, among others, how long or how frequent advertisements are read, the interaction with them or surfing patterns and or user’s behavioural patterns that may allow generating a profile of interest from the point of view of advertising. This way, customized advertisement shall be provided to users.

Third-party advertising Cookies: Apart from the Service advertisement managed by the Web, the Web offers advertisers the chance of displaying their adverts through third parties (“AdServers”). This way, these third parties can store Cookies submitted from the Web Services of users’ browsers, as well as accessing the data they store.

Which cookies are we using?

Cookies on our website are:

Our own: These are those submitted to users’ computers from a device or domain managed by the editor and from those providing the service requested by users.

Third-parties: These are those submitted to users’ computers from a device or domain which is not managed by the editor, but by another entity that processes data collected by cookies

How to disable Cookies?

It is normally possible to reject browser Cookies or particular Service Cookies.
Modern browsers allow changing Cookies settings. Such adjustments are normally found in “options” or “preferences” of the browser’s menu. Likewise, you may set your browser or your email manager, as well as installing free apps to avoid downloading Web Bugs when opening an email.

The Web offers assistance to Users on which steps to follow to access Cookies settings menu and, in each case, private browsing menus of each main browser:

Internet Explorer: Tools – > Internet Options– > Privacy – > Settings.
For further information you may see Microsoft support or Browser’s help.
Firefox: Tools – > Options – > Privacy – > History – > Customized settings.
Chrome: Settings – > Advanced Options – > Privacy – > Content Settings.
Safari: Preferences – > Security. For further information you may see Apple support or Browser’s help.

Can Cookies Policy be modified?

The Web may modify this Cookies Policy to comply with legislative requirements and regulations, or for the purposes of adapting such policy to follow the instructions given by the Spanish Data Protection Agency. We strongly recommend users to visit this website from time to time.

When this Cookies Policy undergoes significant changes, such changes shall be communicated to users on the website and via email in case of registered users.