1. APPLICABLE LEGISLATION
Article 22.2 of Act 34/2002 of 11 July on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce[Ley 34/2002, de 11 de julio, de Servicios de la Sociedad de la Información y de Comercio Electrónico, LSSI-CE](hereinafter referred to as the LSSI-CE) stipulates that:
Services providers may use storage and data recovery devices on any users’ terminal equipment provided that users have given their consent after having been provided with clear and comprehensive information regarding its usage and, in particular, data processing, pursuant to the provisions laid down in Spanish Organic Law 15/1999 of 13 December on Personal Data Protection. In circumstances where it is technically possible and effective to do so, users shall be able to provide their consent to data processing by means of the correct browser parameters or applications, provided that users are able to configure the settings upon installation or update with a specific action to that effect. The foregoing shall not prevent potential technical storage or access for the sole purpose of transmitting communication via an electronic communications network or where such storage or access is strictly necessary for the provision of an information society service that has been expressly requested by the user.
Cookies used for any of the following purposes are exempt from the provisions laid down in Article 22.2 of the LSSI-CE:
- Only to allow communication between the user’s equipment and the network.
- Strictly to provide a service expressly requested by the user.
2. TYPES AND PURPOSES OF COOKIES
A cookie is a file that is downloaded on to your computer when accessing certain websites. Cookies enable the website to, among other things, store and recover information about a user’s browsing habits or equipment, and can be used to recognise the user, depending on the information contained and how these cookies use your computer.
- Technical cookies: These allow the user to browse through a website, platform or application, and benefit from different options or services resulting from these, such as controlling the traffic and communication of information, identifying the session, accessing restricted areas, remembering all items in a request, carrying out a purchasing process request, carrying out an event registration or participation request, enabling security features when browsing, storing content for video or audio distribution or sharing content on social networks.
- Customisation cookies: These allow the user to access the service with some general pre-defined features in accordance with some terminal criteria such as language, type of browser used to access the service, regional configuration with information about where the service is accessed from, etc.
- Analytical cookies: These allow the party responsible to track and analyse the user’s behaviour on the websites linked to them. The information gathered by these cookies is used to measure activity on websites, applications or platforms and to create user browsing profiles on those websites, applications and platforms, with the aim of improving the analysis of data used by users.
- Advertising cookies: These allow, in the most effective way possible, the management of all advertising sections that the editor may have included on a website, application or platform used to provide the requested service in accordance with criteria such as edited content or frequency of the adverts displayed.
- Behavioural advertising cookies: These allow, in the most effective way possible, the management of all advertising sections that the editor may have included on a website, application or platform used to provide the requested service. These cookies store information about the user’s behaviour obtained by analysing browsing habits in order to tailor a specific profile to show relevant adverts.
3. INFORMATION PRINCIPLE:
Pursuant to the provisions laid down in Article 5 of Spanish Organic Law 15/1999 of 13 December on Personal Data Protection (hereinafter referred to as the LOPD), we hereby inform you expressly, accurately and unequivocally that all data obtained by any cookies installed on your computer will be used for the following purposes:- Maintain user preferences to enhance the experience of this website.- Provide anonymous information about our website traffic to third party applications such as Google Analytics and Google Adwords.
The recipients of any information obtained by cookies installed on your computer are:
– The editor responsible for the website and data processing: IAN JOHN COMASKEY
– If relevant, organisations directly related to the editor responsible for the website, which are expressly listed below:
If users do not explicitly confirm that they consent to the installation of cookies but continue to browse our website, we will assume that they have agreed and we will accordingly inform them about the possibility of blocking or deleting any previously installed cookies by adjusting their browser settings.
5. OPTIONAL NATURE OF COOKIE INSTALLATION
Whilst the installation of cookies on your computer is optional, not enabling them could considerably limit or prevent the functionality of the website, which would make it impossible to receive any services from our organisation through the website.
6. DISABLING COOKIES
User can modify, block or disable the cookie settings at any time. For further information, please check the settings for the relevant browser:
- CHROME: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
- EXPLORER: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
- FIREFOX: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
- SAFARI: http://www.apple.com/uk/privacy/use-of-cookies/
See also the Google AdWords third party cookies policy:
IAN JOHN COMASKEY will not be held liable for the content and authenticity of cookies policies from third parties.
7. DATA SECURITY
IAN JOHN COMASKEY is committed to complying with its obligation of confidentiality regarding personal data and its duty to protect such information, and will therefore put any necessary technical and organisational measures in place in order to guarantee the protection of any personal data and prevent any modification, loss, handling or unauthorised access, in view of the state of technology, the nature of the data stored and the risks that the data might be exposed to, whether this is caused by human action or natural or physical influences, as detailed in the Title VIII of Royal Decree 1720/2007 of 21 December, which approves the Regulation implementing Organic Law 15/1999 of 13 December on Personal Data Protection.
8. EXERCISE OF RIGHTS
Pursuant to the provisions laid down in the LOPD and Royal Decree 1720/2007 of 21 December, which approves the Regulation implementing the aforementioned Organic Law, users may exercise their rights of access, correction, cancellation and objection, at any time by notifying the company responsible for the file or for processing the data, enclosing a photocopy of their ID.
9. COMPANY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FILE OR DATA PROCESSING
The company responsible for the file is IAN JOHN COMASKEY, at Ctra. Villamartin, 1 – Local 17, CP 03189, La Zenia II -Orihuela Costa (Alicante).