COOKIE POLICY

1. APPLICABLE LEGISLATION

Article 22.2 of Act 34/2002 of 11 July on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce the Spanish Law 34/2002, of July 11, (hereinafter referred to as “LSSI-CE”), stipulates that:

1. 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.

According to the “Guide on the use of cookies” published by the Spanish Data Protection Authority (hereinafter referred to as the AEPD) in 2013, the LSSI-CE applies to any file or device that is downloaded on to the user’s terminal equipment with the purpose of storing information that can be updated and recovered by the organisation responsible for its installation. A cookie is an example of these commonly used files and, as such, we will refer to these files as cookies hereinafter

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.

According to the “Guide on the use of cookies” published by the AEPD, depending on the purposes for which the information is obtained using cookies, we can classify the different types of cookies as follows:

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

he information obtained through the cookies installed on your computer, will be used for the following purposes:

EXAMPLE: to guarantee the quality, security and improvement of the services offered.

The recipients of the information obtained through the cookies installed on your computer will be the following entities:

The editor responsible for the website and data processing: COLUMBUS VENTURE PARTNERS S.G.E.I.C., S.A

If relevant, organisations directly related to the editor responsible for the website, which are expressly listed below: Google Analytics.

 

4.CONSENT

Your consent for the installation of cookies is provided by marking the checkbox “ACCEPT” included in our pop-up window and the expanded information about the Cookies is shown in this Cookies Policy.

5. OPTIONAL NATURE OF COOKIE INSTALLATION

While accepting to install cookies on your computer is your own decision, refusing to do so may mean that the functionality of the web page is limited or not possible, which would make it impossible to provide the services of our entity through it.

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:

http://www.google.es/intl/en/policies/technologies/cookies/

COLUMBUS VENTURE PARTNERS S.G.E.I.C., S.A, will not be held liable for the content and authenticity of cookies policies from third parties.

 

7. DATA SECURITY

We will protect your data with effective security measures according to the risks that the use of your information entails.
To that end, our entity has approved a Data Protection Policy and checks and annual audits are carried out in order to verify that your personal data is secure at all times.

8. WHERE CAN YOU MAKE A COMPLAINT?

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.

 

Do you know that our company has a data protection officer who you can send all your complaints, queries and suggestions about the use of your personal information?
Our data protection officer is named AUDIDAT and these are its contact data:

Contact phone number: 96 131 88 04
Contact email address: info.valencia@audidat.com
Website: http://www.audidatvalencia.com/

In you believe that your rights have been neglected by our entity, you can make a complaint to the Spanish Data Protection Agency, through any of the following means:

Electronic office: www.agpd.es
Postal address:
Spanish Data Protection Agency
Calle Jorge Juan, 6
28001-Madrid
Via telephone:
Tel. 901 100 099
Tel. 91 266 35 17

Making a complaint to the Spanish Data Protection Agency does not entail any cost, and it is not necessary to have the assistance of a lawyer or legal representative.