1. What are cookies and why we use them on the websites of Vela Elektro Sol, SL

A cookie is a file that is downloaded to the user’s device to access certain websites to store and retrieve information about navigation that is made from such equipment.

Cookies allow web that, among other things, store and retrieve information about the decisions and user habits. Vela Elektro Sol, SL we use to personalize the experience within our sites, identify and remember the registered user and easier navigation.

Importantly, the use of cookies does not provide personal data of the user, facing Vela Elektro Sol, SL remains anonymous.

The user can configure your browser to not accept the use of cookies, in which case customizing the experience would not apply although you can still access the contents of our websites normally.

In the Wikipedia page (http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cookie_(informática)) may learn more about what the cookies and how they work

2. What kind of cookies used the websites of Vela Elektro Sol, SL?

Cookies, in terms of their stay, may be divided into Session Cookies or permanent. The first they expire when the user closes the browser. The latter depending expire when the purpose for which they serve (for example, to keep the user identified on the websites and services Vela Elektro Sol, SL) or when manually deleted is met.

Additionally, depending on your goal, Cookies can be categorized as follows:

· Cookies performance: This type of cookie remembers your preferences for tools found in services, so you do not need to reconfigure the service each time you visit. For example, in this type they include:

Adjusting volume of audio or video players.
The video transmission speeds that are compatible with your browser.
· Geolocation Cookies: These Cookies are used to find out which country is when a website or service is requested. This cookie is completely anonymous and is only used to help guide the content of its location.

· Cookies registration: registration Cookies are generated once the user is registered or subsequently opened its session, and are used to identify you on the web and services with the following objectives:

Keeping the identified user so that, if you close a service or web, the browser or the computer and at another time or another day reenters the service or site, will continue identified, thus facilitating their navigation without having to identify themselves. This functionality can be deleted if the user presses the function “Exit”, so that this cookie is deleted and the next time you enter the site the user must log in to be connected.
Check whether the user is authorized to access certain services, for example, to participate in a contest.
Additionally, some services may use third-party connectors such as Facebook, Twitter or Google. When the user logs in to a service with a social network credentials or third identification system, authorizes the same to keep a persistent cookie that remembers your identity and guarantees access to the website until it expires. You can delete this cookie and revoke access to the web through social networks or third identification system updating your preferences in specific social network.
· Cookies Analytics: Each time a user visits a website or service, a tool of an external provider (Google Analytics, comScore and the like) generates an analytic cookie on the user’s device. This cookie is only generated in the visit, will in future visits to the services of Vela Elektro Sol, SL to anonymously identify visitors. The main objectives pursued are:

Allow anonymous users identify the sailors through the “Cookie” (identifies browsers and devices, not people) and hence the approximate counting the number of visitors and their trend over time.
Anonymously identify the most visited content and thus more attractive to users
Whether the user is accessing is new or repeat visit.
Important: Unless the user decides to register on any website Vela Elektro Sol, SL, the cookie will never associated with any personal data that can identify you. These cookies will only be used for statistical purposes to help optimize the user experience on the site.

More information about the privacy policy of these analytic tools:
Google Analytics
Comscore

· Advertising Cookies: Cookies allow such further information from the ads displayed to each anonymous user on the websites of Vela Elektro Sol, SL. Among others, the duration or frequency display advertising positions, interacting with them, or browsing patterns and / or user behaviors and that help shape a profile of advertising interest is stored. Thus, advertising can offer related to user interests.

Third – to manage advertising Vela Elektro Sol, SL advertising service tools (http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adserver “Adservers) are used. These third parties may store cookies sent from the websites of Vela Elektro Sol, SL from the browsers of users and access data stored in them.
Companies that generate these cookies have their own privacy policies.

Today, Vela Elektro Sol, SL uses of Google Doubleclick platform for managing these services. For more information, visit http://www.google.es/policies/privacy/ads/#toc-doubleclick and http://www.google.es/policies/privacy/ads/.

3. How to disable cookies in the browser

Most browsers now allow the user to configure whether to accept cookies and which ones. These settings normally found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser.

These are the instructions to set cookies in the major browsers:

Chrome: Settings -> Show Advanced Options -> Privacy -> Content Settings.
For more information, please consult the Google support or Help browser.

Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Settings.
For more information, consult the Mozilla support or Help browser.

Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings.
For more information, consult the Microsoft support or Help browser.

Safari: Preferences -> Security.
For more information, consult the Apple support or Help browser.

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