Cookies Policy

Grupo Tecnológico e Industrial GMV S.A. (hereinafter, GMV)’s website www.gmv.com (hereinafter, the WEBSITE) uses first-party and third-party cookies to expedite and improve users’ experience by analyzing their browsing behavior.

In keeping with current legislation GMV wishes to give users a clear and complete account of cookie usage. We therefore urge you to read this policy carefully.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a text file that is downloaded to your computer when you visit certain websites. Among other things, cookies allow a website to store and retrieve information on the browsing habits of a user or of his or her computer. Depending on the information contained and the computer settings, cookies can be used to recognize the user. Cookies contain no personal information and cannot harm your computer.

Depending on their purpose, cookies may be of the following types:

  • Technical cookie: these allow and help users to browse a website and use its various options, such as identifying the session or recalling passwords.
  • Personalization cookie: cookies of this type allow users to access web services with certain predefined elements, established through a series of criteria on the user’s computer; these may include language preferences, the type of browser used to access services, etc.
  • Analysis cookie: cookies of this type enable the website to keep track of the number of users and thus measure and statistically analyze the use of the site, with the overall purpose of improving the browsing experience and the services offered.
  • Advertising cookie: this type of cookie ensures the most efficient possible management of any adverts included in the website, doing so on the basis of criteria like the published content or the frequency with which adverts are shown.
  • Behavioral advertising cookie: this type of cookie ensures the most efficient possible management of any adverts included in the website, storing information on users’ behavior, gleaned from a continuous observation of their browsing habits. A specific profile can then be drawn up to show publicity accordingly.

Cookies can also be broken down into session cookies, which disappear at the end of the browsing session, and persistent cookies, which remain longer in the user’s computer.

Lastly, depending on the organization running the cookies concerned, these may be first-party cookies (set and run by the visited page and sharing the same domain) or third-party cookies if they are downloaded to the user’s computer from a web server other than that used by the visited page.

Cookies we use on the WEBSITE

At GMV we use first-party and third-party cookies with the general purpose of analyzing users’ browsing behavior and providing them with better services on our WEBSITE.

Cookie: Notice
Purpose: 
Records the user’s cookie acceptance so that the cookie pop-up will not be shown on his or her next visit
Duration: 
Persistent | One year from the original set-up or update
Origin: 
First party – gmv.com | Grupo Tecnológico e Industrial GMV S.A. (C/ Isaac Newton, 11, Tres Cantos, 28760 – Madrid, Spain)
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Cookie: viewed_cookie_policy
Purpose:
Records the user’s cookie acceptance so that the cookie pop-up will not be shown on his or her next visit, in the site’s “Blog” section
Duration:
Persistent | One year from the original set-up or update
Origin:
First party – gmv.com | Grupo Tecnológico e Industrial GMV S.A. (C/ Isaac Newton, 11, Tres Cantos, 28760 – Madrid, Spain)
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Cookie: JSESSIONID
Purpose: User session identifier
Duration: Current session Disappears at the end of the browsing session
Origin: First party – gmv.com | Grupo Tecnológico e Industrial GMV S.A. (C/ Isaac Newton, 11, Tres Cantos, 28760 – Madrid, Spain)
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Cookie: (Variable random) | E.g.: “FfnckzgnBipGwxkj”, “dpwDBErAABaCDdmd”
Purpose: Identifier of the user’s session on the blog page
Duration: Current session Disappears at the end of the browsing session
Origin: First party – gmv.com | Grupo Tecnológico e Industrial GMV S.A. (C/ Isaac Newton, 11, Tres Cantos, 28760 – Madrid, Spain)
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Cookie: pll_language
Purpose: Identifies and stores the user’s language preference in order to show the blog articles in Spanish or English
Duration: Persistent | One year from the original set-up or update
Origin: First party – gmv.com | Grupo Tecnológico e Industrial GMV S.A. (C/ Isaac Newton, 11, Tres Cantos, 28760 – Madrid, Spain.
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Cookie: _ga, _gat
Purpose: Google Universal Analytics Both analyze browsing behavior and enable traffic statistics to be drawn up

  • _ga is used to distinguish particular users by allocation of a randomly generated number as client ID, enabling his or her visits and sessions to be calculated
  • _gat is used to differentiate between various monitoring objects created during the session. More information on google cookies at http://goo.gl/sVMMMc

Duration:

  • _ga - Persistent | Two years from the original set-up or update
  • _gat - Persistent | Ten minutes from the original set-up or update

Origin: Third party – gmv.com | This cookie, despite being hosted on the WEBSITE, is considered to be third party, because it is downloaded from servers of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States)
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Cookie: SID, HSID, APISID, SAPISID, SSID, NID, AID, CONSENT, OTZ, GAPS
Purpose: Google Maps, Google + | These cookies install certain Google utilities and can store various preferences, for example, the number of hits per page or the activation of the SafeSearch filter, as well as customizing the advertisements shown in the Google search or Social Sharing cookies for the G+1 recommendation button at the bottom of the pages. More information on google cookies at http://goo.gl/sVMMMc
Duration:

  • AID – Persistent | One year from the original set-up or update
  • OTZ – Persistent | One month from the original set-up or update
  • NID – Persistent | Six months from the original set-up or update
  • All the rest – Persistent | Two years from the original set-up or update

Origin: Third party - google.com / apis.google.com | Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States)
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Cookie: bt2, di2, dt, um, loc, uid, vc, uvc, xtc, _atuvc, _atuvs, B, tidal_ttid, ssi
Purpose: AddThis | AddThis is a technology company that allows websites and their users to share contents easily with each other, by means of exchange icons and social bookmarking sites. AddThis cookies are used to allow content to be shared. AddThis is also used to find out how content is shared in the website. More information on AddThis cookies at http://goo.gl/Luj7Ys
Duration:

  • di2, um, loc, vc, uvc, _atuvc, B – Persistent | Two years from the original set-up or update
  • tidal_ttid, ssi – Persistent | One year from the original set-up or update
  • bt2 – Persistent | Eight months from the original set-up or update
  • dt – Persistent | One month from the original set-up or update
  • _atuvs – Persistent | Thirty minutes from the original set-up or update
  • xtc – Current session | Disappears at the end of the browsing session


Origin: Third party – addthis.com | AddThis (1595 Spring Hill Road Suite 300, Vienna, VA 22182, United States)
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Cookie: bkdc, bku
Purpose: Bluekai - Oracle | These record user information (not personal or sensitive data) for advertising purposes. More information about Bluekai cookies at http://goo.gl/aQ6qO6
Duration: Persistent | Six months from the original set-up or update
Origin: Third party – bluekai.com | Oracle Corporation (500 Oracle Parkway Redwood Shores, CA 94065, United States)
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Cookie: _cc_dc, _cc_id, _cc_cc, _cc_aud
Purpose: Lotame | Lotame is a Data Management Platform (DMP) which, by means of these cookies, obtains user-browsing information (not personal or sensitive) in the interests of providing publicity in keeping with their habits and of running marketing strategies more efficiently. More information about Lotame cookies at https://goo.gl/pvRnxj
Duration: All of them – Persistent | Nine months from the original set-up or update
Origin: Third party – crwdcntrl.net | Lotame Solutions, Inc. (181 2nd Avenue Suite, 300, San Mateo, CA 94401, United States)
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Cookie: IDE, DSID, id, _drt_, _sonar, FLC
Purpose: Doubleclick.net | These are publicity cookies, used to improve publicity. They are normally used for gearing publicity towards the particular interests of a user, improving the campaign performance reports and preventing the same ad from being shown to users more than once. More information about Doubleclick cookies https://goo.gl/2aiHzY
Duration:

  • IDE – Persistent | One year and seven months from the original set-up or update
  • _sonar – Persistent | One year from the original set-up or update
  • FLC – Persistent | Nine months from the original set-up or update
  • DSID – Persistent | Ten days from the original set-up or update
  • id, _drt_ – Persistent | Two years from the original set-up or update


Origin: Third party - Google through doubleclick.net | Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States
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Cookie: datr, x-src
Purpose: Facebook | Facebook cookies link the website with Facebook and count the number of likes or detect if the user is logged on. More information about Facebook cookies at http://goo.gl/hS4QaV
Duration:

  • datr – Persistent | Two years from the original set-up or update
  • x-src – Current session | Disappears at the end of the browsing session

Origin: Third party – facebook.com | Facebook, Inc. (1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94205, United States)

Consent, management and disablement

Under current law the downloading and installation of cookies in users’ computer calls for their consent. Users accept the cookies if they continue browsing on our WEBSITE, as they are duly informed on the pop-up notice that appears on entering our website. If this pop-up notice does not appear, this means that our cookies have already been enabled previously.

Should any users wish to eliminate cookies after having consented to their enabling, or should they wish to manage them in a different way, they can do so by setting up their browser according to the indications given on the following links to the official support for each one:

 


Should you still have any doubts about the use, purpose configuration or workings of cookies after having read through this policy, or any other question about them, please do not hesitate to contact us at: info@gmv.es.