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OUR COOKIES POLICY

The LSSI-CE, obliges all of us who have a blog or a website to warn the user of the existence of cookies, inform them about them and request permission to download them.

Article 22.2 of Law 34/2002. «Service providers may use data storage and retrieval devices in terminal equipment of recipients, provided that they have given their consent after having been provided with clear and complete information on their use, in particular, on the purposes of data processing, in accordance with the provisions of Organic Law 15/1999, of 13 December, on the Protection of Personal Data».

As the person responsible for this website, I have taken great care to comply with the utmost rigour with Article 22.2 of Law 34/2002 on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce regarding cookies, however, taking into account the way the Internet and websites work, it is not always possible to have up-to-date information on the cookies that third parties may use through this website.

This applies especially in cases where this website contains embedded elements: i.e. texts, documents, images or short films that are stored elsewhere, but are displayed on our website.

Therefore, in case you encounter such cookies on this website and they are not listed below, please let me know. You can also contact the third party directly to request information about the cookies it sets, the purpose and duration of the cookie, and how it has ensured your privacy.

Previous: What are cookies?

Cookies are a tool used by web servers to store and retrieve information about their visitors. It is nothing more than a text file that some servers ask our browser to write on our hard drive, with information about what we have been doing on their pages. They have an expiry date, which can range from the duration of the session to a specified future date, after which they are no longer operational.

1. Cookies used on this website

This website uses its own and third-party cookies to provide you with a better browsing experience, to share content on social networks, to show you advertisements based on your interests and to obtain user statistics.

The cookies used on https://yourspanishfriend.com are only associated with an anonymous User and their computer, do not provide references that allow the name and surname of the User to be deduced and cannot read data from your hard drive or include viruses in their texts.
Likewise, https://yourspanishfriend.com cannot read the cookies implanted in the User’s hard disk from other servers.

The user is free to decide whether or not to place the cookies used on https://yourspanishfriend.com on his/her hard drive. In this sense, the user can configure their browser to accept or reject all cookies by default or to receive an on-screen warning of the reception of each cookie and decide at that time whether or not to place them on their hard drive. To do so, we suggest you consult the help section of your browser to find out how to change the configuration you are currently using. Even if the User configures his/her browser to reject all cookies or expressly rejects the cookies from https://yourspanishfriend.com, he/she will be able to browse the Portal with the only disadvantage of not being able to enjoy the functionalities of the Portal that require the installation of any of them. In any case, the User may delete the cookies implanted on their hard drive at any time, following the procedure established in the help section of their browser, which we will detail below.
As a user, you can refuse the processing of data or information by blocking these cookies using the appropriate settings on your browser. However, you should be aware that, if you do so, this site may not function properly.

According to the terms included in Article 22.2 of Law 34/2002 on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce, if you continue browsing, you will be giving your consent to the use of the cookies detailed below.

Cookies on this website help to:
– Make this website work properly.
– Save you having to log in each time you visit this site.
– Remember your settings during and between visits.
– Allow you to view videos.
– Improve the speed / security of the site.
– Allow you to share pages on social networks.
– Continuously improve this website.
– Show you adverts based on your browsing habits.

We will never use cookies to:
– Collect personally identifiable information (without your express permission).
– Collect sensitive information (without your express permission).
– Share personally identifiable information with third parties.
The data collected is at no time specially protected, but is categorised as identifying data.

2. Third-party cookies that we use on this website and that you should be aware of

This website, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties.
New designs or third party services are also regularly tested for recommendations and reports.

This may occasionally change the cookie settings and may result in cookies that are not detailed in this policy. It is important for you to know that these are temporary cookies that cannot always be reported and are only used for research and evaluation purposes. Under no circumstances will cookies that compromise your privacy be used.

Among the most stable third-party cookies are:

Those generated by analysis services, specifically, Google Analytics to help the website analyse the use made by users of the website and improve its usability, but in no case are they associated with data that could identify the user.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. a Delaware company whose main office is at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, United States («Google»).

The user can consult here the type of cookies used by Google. Google+ and Google Maps cookies, as set out on their page on what type of cookies they use.
WordPress: yourspanishfriend.com is a user of the WordPress platform for the provision and hosting of blogs, owned by the American company Automattic, Inc. For these purposes, the use of such cookies by systems are never under the control or management of the responsible for the web, they can change their function at any time, and enter new cookies.
These cookies are also not of any benefit to the operator of this website. Automattic, Inc. also uses other cookies in order to help identify and track visitors to WordPress sites, learn how they use the Automattic website, as well as their website access preferences, as described in the «Cookies» section of its privacy policy.

Social media cookies: Social media cookies may be stored in your browser while you are browsing yourspanishfriend.com, for example, when you use the button to share content from inteligenciaviajera.com on a social network.

The companies that generate these cookies corresponding to the social networks used by this website have their own cookie policies:
Linkedin Cookie, according to the provisions of its Cookie Policy.
Facebook cookie, as set out in its Cookie Policy.

The privacy implications will depend on each social network and will depend on the privacy settings you have chosen in these networks. In no case, neither the manager of this website nor the advertisers can obtain personally identifiable information from these cookies.

Below, and as required by article 22.2 of the LSSI, the cookies that may be installed during browsing on this website are detailed:

3. How can I manage and deactivate these cookies?

If you do not want the website not to install any cookies on your computer, you can adapt your browser so that you are notified before any cookies are downloaded.

You can also change your browser settings so that it rejects all cookies or only third-party cookies. You can also delete any cookies that are already on your computer. Please note that you will have to adapt the settings of each browser and computer you use separately.

https://yourspanishfriend.com makes available to users who wish to prevent the installation of the aforementioned cookies, links provided for this purpose by browsers considered to be the most widely used: Google Chrome – Internet Explorer – Mozilla Firefox – Apple Safari.

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