Cookies policy

Cookies are files that can be downloaded to your computer through websites. They are tools that play an essential role in the provision of many information society services. Among others, they allow a website to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their computer and, depending on the information obtained, they can be used to recognise the user and improve the service offered.

No personal data is collected from users without their knowledge, nor is it transferred to third parties.

Types of cookies

Depending on who is the entity that manages the domain from which the cookies are sent and treat the data obtained, two types can be distinguished: own cookies and third-party cookies.

There is also a second classification according to the period of time that remain stored in the client’s browser, which may be session cookies or persistent cookies.

Finally, there is another classification according to the purpose for which the data obtained are processed: technical cookies, preferences or personalisation cookies, analysis or measurement cookies, and behavioral advertising cookies.

For more information in this regard you can consult the Guide on the use of cookies of the Spanish Agency for Data Protection.

Cookies used in the web portal

The AESA website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service developed by Google, which allows the measurement and analysis of navigation on websites. In your browser you can observe cookies from this service. According to the above typology, these are own cookies, session cookies and analysis cookies. You can find more information about this on this page:

Google Analytics is not used to locate or collect personally identifiable information from site visitors.

In order to offer you the best service and in order to facilitate the use, the number of pages visited, the number of visits, as well as the activity of visitors and their frequency of use are analysed. For this purpose, AESA uses statistical information produced by the Internet Service Provider.

In addition to the cookies used for the Google Analytics service, the following are used:

  • has_js: Technical cookie that is used to control whether the browser accepts Javascript.

AESA does not use cookies to collect information from users. Only own, session cookies are used for technical purposes (those that allow the user to navigate through the website and use the different options and services that exist on it).

The portal of which AESA owns contains links to third party websites, whose privacy policies are foreign to AESA. By accessing such websites you can decide whether to accept their privacy and cookie policies. In general, if you browse the internet you can accept or reject third party cookies from the configuration options of your browser.

How to modify cookie settings

You can restrict, block or delete cookies from AESA or any other website, using your browser. In each browser the operation is different, the “Help” function will show you how to do it.