Cookies policy

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small data files sent to the User’s computer, mobile phone or other device when the User visits a website that allow information to be obtained concerning the browsing or a code that can identify the user uniquely.

Types of Cookies and Purposes of Use

On browsing this website, session cookies and persistent cookies may be used which, in turn, may be own or third-party cookies.

Session cookies are cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a website. They are normally used to store information that is only of interest for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion.

Persistent cookies are a type of cookies in which the data remain stored on the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the controller of the cookies, which may range from a few minutes to several years.

OWN COOKIES: Those created or managed by the controller of the website of VIRGEN DEL GALIR S.L,. The website www.virgendelgalir.com uses own persistent cookies for the following purposes:

  • cookieconsent Detects whether the user has accepted the website’s legal notice. Duration: 7 days as of acceptance.

Technical Cookies:

These are cookies that permit browsing by the user on a website, platform or app and the use of the different options or services provided thereon, such as controlling traffic and communicating data, identifying the session, accessing restricted access sections and using security elements during browsing.

Personalization Cookies:

These cookies allow the user to specify or personalize some characteristics of the general website options. For example, defining the language, wallpaper, sections marked as favourites, the type of browser used to access the service, etc.

Analytic Cookies:

These are cookies that permit the monitoring and analysis of website users’ behaviour, in order to draw up browsing profiles, for the purpose of introducing improvements based on the analysis of the data on use concerning the products and/or services offered.

Third – Party Cookies: Cookies administered by providers of technical, analysis, social media, personalization, advertising and behavioural advertising services unrelated to VIRGEN DEL GALIR.

Google Analytics cookies used for web analysis:

  • __utma: Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is run and there is no __utma cookie. The cookie is updated every time data are sent to Google Analytics. Duration: Two years as of the configuration or update.
  • __utmt: Used to limit the percentage of requests. Duration: 10 minutes
  • __utmb: Used to determine new sessions or visits. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is run and there is no __utmb cookie. The cookie is updated every time data are sent to Google Analytics. Duration: 30 minutes as of configuration or update.
  • __utmz: Stores the course of traffic or the campaign which explains how the user reached the site. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is run and is updated every time data are sent to Google Analytics. Duration: Six months as of configuration or update.
  • __utmv: Used to store data on personalized visitor variables. This cookie is created when a programmer uses the _setCustomVar method with a personalized visitor variable. It was also used for the _setVar method which has been withdrawn. The cookie is updated every time data are sent to Google Analytics. Duration: Two years as of configuration or update.

Both the third parties that can set up and access Cookies (not exempt from information and consent) on your equipment and the purposes for which the information stored is used are detailed below:

Technical cookies: These are the cookies that allow the user to browse on the website, platform or app and to use the different options or services found there such as store content for the dissemination of videos or sound or share content through social media.

Personalization cookies: these allow the user to specify or personalize some characteristics of the general website options. Specifically, the user’s preferred language, the number of search results the users wants to be shown per page, whether the user wants the Google SafeSearch filter to be activated, the type of browser used for access or the user’s preferred volume options in videos.

Analytic cookies: These are cookies that permit the monitoring and analysis of website users’ behaviour in order to draw up browsing profiles, for the purpose of introducing improvements according to the analysis of data on use in relation to the products and/or services offered.

Advertising cookies: These cookies permit the management of the advertising spaces included in the website, app of platform from which the requested service is provided based on criteria such as the content edited or the frequency with which ads are shown.

Behavioural advertising cookies: These cookies store information on users’ behaviour obtained through continued observation of their browsing habits, which makes it possible to develop a specific profile in order to show advertising accordingly.

The user may revoke his/her consent for the use of cookies on the browser using the manufacturer’s options for the browser he/she is suing, or by installing an opt-out system through the links of certain third parties that install cookies on this website:

Disabling or elimination of cookies

Most web browsers let the User’s preferences concerning the use of cookies be managed at any time. The User can adjust his/her browser so that it rejects cookies or eliminates certain cookies according to his/her criteria.

To set up cookies the User can access:

Google Chrome: Tools → Setup → Show advanced setup → content setup → Cookies → Block third-party site data and cookies.

Mozilla Firefox: Tools → Options → Privacy → History → Use a personalized setup for history (uncheck all boxes).

Internet Explorer: Tools → Internet options → Privacy → Setup for Internet zone (raise the navigation bar to Block all cookies).

Safari: Edit → Preferences → Privacy → Block cookies (select “always”).

Opera 19: Menu → Setup → Privacy and security → Cookies section (select Block third-party cookies and site data.)

Users can revoke their consent to the use of cookies in their browser through the above indications.

The User should take into account that certain characteristics of the contents of the www.virgendelgalir.com website are only available if the installation of cookies in his/her browser is permitted. If the user decides not to accept or to block certain cookies (depending on their purpose), this may affect, totally or partially, the normal functioning of the website or prevent access to some services it offers.

Updates and changes in the Cookies Policy.

VIRGEN DEL GALIR may modify this Cookies Policy in line with new legislative or regulatory demands or for the purpose of adapting the policy to the instructions given by the Spanish Data Protection Agency.

When significant changes to this Cookies Policy are made, the user will be informed through an informative notice on the website.