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Cookies Policy

In accordance with Spanish regulations governing the use of cookies in relation to the provision of information society services contained in the Article 22.2 of Law 34/2002 of 11 July on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce, as amended by Royal Decree Law 13/2012 of 30 March, we hereby inform you about the cookies used on the website www.profand.com and the reason for their use. Furthermore, in compliance with the Law, you are informed that (i) the USER has given their consent to use cookies if they modify their browser settings by disabling the restrictions that prevent cookies from being installed and (ii) that this consent shall not be strictly required to provide the services expressly requested by the USER.

 WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are small text files that are installed on the USER’S computer browser to monitor their activity by sending an anonymous identifier that is stored on the browser itself to make browsing easier by, for example, allowing previously registered USERS to access areas, services, and promotions reserved exclusively for them without having to log in every time they visit the website. Cookies may also be used to measure the audience, traffic and browsing parameters, session times and/or monitor progress and the number of visitors. Cookies are only associated with an anonymous user and their computer or device and do not provide references that allow us to obtain your personal data.

TYPES OF COOKIES

1.- First-party cookies: Are those that are sent to the user’s computer terminal from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself, and from which the service requested by the user is provided.

2.- Third-party cookies: Are those that are sent to the user’s computer from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor, but by another entity that processes data obtained through cookies.

3.- Session cookies: Are a type of cookie designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page.

4.- Persistent cookies: Are a type of cookie in which the data is still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.

5.- Technical cookies: Are those which enable the user to browse a web page and to use the different options or services that exist within it, such as controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted access areas, remembering the elements that make up an order, storing content for video or sound broadcasting, or sharing content through social networks.

6.- Personalisation cookies: Are those which allow the user to access the service using some predefined general characteristics according to a series of criteria in the user’s terminal, such as language, the type of browser used to access the service, etc.

7.- Analysis cookies: Are those which are processed by us or by third parties and help us to quantify the number of users. Therefore, they are used to carry out measurements and statistical analysis of how users interact with the service provided. Users’ browsing on our website is analysed in order to improve the range of products or services we can offer.

8.- Advertising cookies: Are those which allow any advertising spaces that the editor has included on a website, application, or platform from which the requested service is provided, where appropriate, to be managed in the most efficient way possible. This is done based on criteria such as the edited content or the frequency at which adverts are displayed.

9.- Behavioural advertising cookies: Are those which allow any advertising spaces that the editor has included on a website, application, or platform from which the requested service is provided, where appropriate, to be managed in the most efficient way possible. These cookies store information on user behaviour obtained by continuously observing their browsing habits, which is used to create a specific profile and to display advertising based on this profile.

TYPES OF COOKIES USED BY THIS WEBSITE

Our website uses session and third-party cookies which allow us to store and access information regarding language, the type of browser used, and other general predefined user characteristics. These cookies also allow us to track and analyse the activity carried out so that our services can be improved and provided in a more efficient and personalised way. GRUPO PROFAND, S.L. does not use advertising or behavioural advertising cookies.

The use of cookies benefits the services provided, as it improves how the user browses the website and facilitates access to the different services offered. The user does not need to configure predefined general characteristics each time they access the website, and the performance of the website and the services provided are improved by analysing the information obtained through the installed cookies.

Cookie Name Type    Purpose
Profand.com Pll_language First-party This cookie belongs to the tools used to develop the website, and it saves the chosen browsing language.

NOTE: Some pages of this website display embedded or invoked content through which third-party cookies may be installed. Although the page is checked from time to time, it may be the case that the list of cookies is not updated. Please contact us if you have any questions about the cookies that are installed through this website.

DISABLING COOKIES

As a user, you can access your browser settings at any time by accepting or rejecting all cookies, or by selecting those which may be installed and those which may not. Use one the following procedures, depending on the browser you use:

As each browser is different, the help function will explain how to manage your cookie settings.

• InternetExplorer: windows.microsoft.com/es-xl/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=”ie-10″
• FireFox: support.mozilla.org/es/kb/Borrar%20cookies
• Chrome: support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=”es”
• Safari: www.apple.com/es/privacy/use-of-cookies/

All browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings are usually found in the browser ‘Options’ or ‘Preferences’ menu.

Information on the steps to access the cookie settings menu and, where appropriate, private browsing options for each of the main browsers is displayed below:

  •  Internet Explorer: : Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings. Refer to Microsoft support  or the browser support page for further information.
  •  Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Settings. Refer to Mozilla support  or the browser support page for further information.
  •  Chrome: Settings -> Show advanced options -> Privacy -> Content settings. Refer to Google support or the browser support page for further information.
  •  Safari: Preferences->Security. Refer to Apple support  or the browser support page for further information.

If you have any questions you can contact us at the following email address: profand@profand.com