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Cookies Policy2022-02-02T12:43:15+02:00

The objective of this policy is to inform about the cookies used by this web page, in accordance with the provisions of Law 34/2002 of July 11st , on Services of the Information Society and Electronic Commerce, and the Regulation (UE) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 27th , 2016.

1. What is a cookie?

A cookie is a file that will be downloaded to your computer when you access certain web pages. Cookies allow a web page, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their equipment and, depending on the information they contain and the way in which their equipment is used, they can be used to recognize it.

However, these media only obtain information related to the number of pages visited, the city to which the IP address from which it is accessed is assigned, the number of new users, the frequency and recurrence of visits, the time of visit , in browser or the operator or type of terminal from which the web is accessed.

These cookies are only associated with an anonymous user and their computer and do not provide references that allow the user’s name and surname to be deduced or access to other types of data stored on the device.

The cookies of Alive Business Consulting, S.L. cannot read data from your hard drive or read cookie files created by other service providers:

2. Cookies interchanged when browsing this Web:

  • First-party cookies (viewed_cookie_policy; BNES_ viewed_cookie_policy): Cookies used to store the record of acceptance of the cookie policy by the User.
  • Third-party cookies:

       –  CONSENT: These cookies allow Google websites to remember information that changes the appearance or behavior of the site, such as your preferred language or the region in which you are located. For example, by remembering your region, a website can provide you with local traffic news or weather reports. These cookies also allow you to change the text size, font and other parts of web pages that you can customize. The stored data is run through various unique identifiers, except for PREF which stores your options, such as preferred zoom level. While we have no control over Google cookies, a mix of pieces of information are included to measure the number and behavior of users.

       –  NID: Google cookie that they use to personalize the ads that are shown in Google services, such as Google Search, especially when you are not logged into a Google account. Google may transmit said information to third parties when required by law, or when said third-parties process the information on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of information about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes indicated above.

       –  1P_JAR: Transfer data to Google. It has a stay of 1 week.

If you do not want to accept cookies from third parties you can configure your browser, but you should be aware that disabling cookies may disable the functions offered by these third parties.

3. Elimination of cookies

If you want to eliminate the registered cookies by ALIVE from your browser, here you have the instructions to do it according to the different existing browsers:

4. Frequently asked questions for Cookies

Why do so many warnings now appear about the use of cookies?

In 2012 a modification was introduced in article 22.2 of the Law on Services of the Information Society and Electronic Commerce (LSSICE) of 2002. Until then, it was assumed that web pages warned of the use of cookies in the texts that included under headings of the style “Legal notice”, “Conditions of use”, “Terms of use”, “Data protection policy”… But it was considered insufficient. After the 2012 modification, it was established that the user must consent to the use of cookies, after being duly informed of the purposes for which they are used.

What are the fines for breaching the cookie regulations?

Minor infractions carry fines of up to 30.000€ and serious ones can reach 150.000€, although the jurisprudence has never reached these extremes, normally establishing amounts between 500€ and 25.000€.

Can I remove cookies from my computer?

Yes, you can control or delete cookies whenever you want, although this may cause you to experience different behavior on the web, and you can also configure most browsers to stop accepting them. In case you reject or delete them, some functionalities of the web may not work correctly.

Are cookies a danger to my computer?

No, a cookie is a text file, it is not a program or plugin. It cannot be used as a virus and your hard drive cannot be accessed. It is the browser itself and not a person that saves the cookie of a web page when necessary.

Can cookies fill up my hard drive?

Although cookies take up very little space (few kilobytes), as you browse the Internet, the accumulation of these can occupy a relatively large space on the hard drive. That is why both browsers and operating systems have their own automatic systems to prevent this from happening, usually with a maximum number of cookies that can be stored. When that number is exceeded, the browser will automatically remove those that have been used the least.

Who must comply with this regulation?

  • The corporate pages of the companies.
  • The corporate pages of self-employed professionals, regardless of whether they are used to report on their business or as online stores.
  • Online stores and other electronic commerce platforms.
  • The media or individual blogs that include some type of advertising.

This applies both to companies and professionals established in Spain and to those foreign websites aimed at the Spanish public.

5. Modifications of the cookie policy

This cookie policy may be modified, always in the terms permitted by current Spanish legislation. For this reason, we recommend that you periodically review the cookie policy of our website.

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