COOKIES POLICY

BACKGROUND

In accordance with Spanish legislation regulating the use of cookies in relation to the provision of electronic communication services, set out in Royal Decree Law 13/2012 of 30 March, we hereby inform you regarding the cookies used on the website of Garreta & Asociados Agencia de la Propiedad Industrial, S.L., (hereinafter also referred to as the Service Provider) and the reason for their use. Additionally, we inform you that in browsing the Website you are giving your consent to their use.

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

A cookie is a file that is downloaded onto your computer when you access certain websites. Cookies allow a website to store and recover information on the browsing habits of a user or their machine, amongst other things, and, depending on the information they contain and the way in which you use your machine, can be used to recognise the user. Cookies are only associated with an anonymous user and their computer or device and do not provide references that allow personal data to be revealed.

COOKIES AFFECTED BY LEGISLATION AND COOKIES THAT ARE EXEMPT

According to the EU directive, cookies that require informed consent on the part of the user are analytics cookies and advertising and membership cookies, and cookies of a technical nature and which are necessary for the functioning of the website or provision of the services expressly requested by the user are exempt.

TYPE OF COOKIES

a) According to the entity managing them, there are Own Cookies (those that are sent to the user’s machine from a machine or domain managed by the website owner itself – from which this party provides the service requested by the user-) and Third Party Cookies (those that are sent to the user’s machine from a machine or domain that is not managed by the website owner but rather by a third party).

b) According to the time for which they remain active, Session Cookies (designed to collect and store data while the user is accessing the website) and Persistent Cookies (the data remains saved on the device and may be accessed and processed for a specific period defined by the party responsible for the cookie).

c) According to the purpose for which the information collected is processed, they may be:

Technical Cookies (necessary for the use of the website and provision of the contracted service),
Personalisation Cookies (these allow the user to access the service with general pre-defined characteristics such as, for example, language, type of browser, regional configuration, etc.).
– Analysis Cookies (they collect information on the use made of the website),
– Advertising Cookies (they collect information on users’ personal preferences and choices),
– Affiliate Cookies (allow the monitoring of visits from other websites with which the website is affiliated (affiliate companies).

TYPE OF COOKIES USED BY THIS WEBSITE

The cookies used on this website are session and technical cookies, and they allow us to store and access information in relation to language, the type of browser used and other general characteristics pre-defined by the user, as well as to follow and analyse the activity carried out, for the purpose of introducing improvements and providing our services in a more efficient and personalised way. The cookies used are in any case temporary in nature, for the sole purpose of making browsing more efficient, and disappear once the user session ends. Under no circumstances do these cookies provide personal data and they will not be used to collect such data.
The use of cookies offers advantages as it:
– facilitates the user’s browsing and access to the different services the website offers;
– avoids the user having to configure the general pre-defined characteristics every time they access the website; and
– favours the improvement of the functioning and of the services provided through this website, following the corresponding analysis of the information obtained through the cookies installed.
On accessing the website, you are informed that if you continue to browse, various third party cookies will be installed and that you therefore consent to their installation, the sole purpose of which shall be that of recording access to the website for the compilation of statistics on visits, always with anonymous collection of information. It is not necessary to accept the installation of these cookies, you can still continue to browse all of our website.

In various sections of the website, third party cookies may be installed, specifically the following cookies:

  • Twitter cookie, as set out in its privacy and cookie usage policy.
  • Facebook cookie, as set out in its cookie policy.
  • LinkedIn cookie, as set out in its cookie usage policy.
  • Google+ and Google Maps Cookie, as set out on its page detailing which types of cookie they use.
Name Type Expiry Purpose Class

REVOKING OF CONSENT

You can access your browser settings at any time and accept or reject all cookies, or select which cookies you want to allow and which you do not, by following one of the following procedures (depending on which browser you are using):
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktopandhl=es
Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/es-es/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-sitios-web-rastrear-preferencias
Safari, iPad i iPhone: https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=es_ES
Opera: http://help.opera.com/Linux/10.60/es-ES/cookies.html

DISABLING/ENABLING AND DELETION OF COOKIES

The restriction or blocking of cookies must be carried out through your browser settings.

If you do not wish websites to install cookies on your machine, you can adjust your browser settings to notify you before any cookie is installed. Likewise, you can adjust your settings so that your browser rejects all cookies, or only third party cookies. You can also delete any cookies already stored on your machine. Bear in mind that you will have to adjust the settings of each browser and machine you use separately.

Each browser has a different method to adjust the settings. If necessary, check the browser’s help feature to establish the correct settings.

To disable cookies on your mobile phone, check the device manual for more information.

You can also obtain more information on cookies on the Internet at the following link: http://www.aboutcookies.org/.

Bearing in mind the way Internet and websites work, we do not always have information on the cookies installed by third parties through our website. This applies in particular in cases in which our website contains what we refer to as embedded elements: texts, documents, images or short videos that are stored in another place and shown on our website.

In the event that you encounter a type of cookie that is not included in the above list, please let us know, or contact the third party directly to request information on the cookies they install, the purpose and duration thereof, and how they guarantee your privacy.