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An explanation will be made on this page about the use of cookies made on this website. The explanations will be made with the highest quality, transparency and the simplest language possible.

This article says the following:

Artículo 22.2 de la Ley 34/2002. “Los prestadores de servicios podrán utilizar dispositivos de almacenamiento y recuperación de datos en equipos terminales de los destinatarios, a condición de que los mismos hayan dado su consentimiento después de que se les haya facilitado información clara y completa sobre su utilización, en particular, sobre los fines del tratamiento de los datos, con arreglo a lo dispuesto en la Ley Orgánica 15/1999, de 13 de diciembre, de Protección de Datos de Carácter Personal”.

Unfortunately, the Internet environment is complex and it is not always possible to have updated information on cookies that third parties (that is, other websites or companies) may use through this Animalswiki website.

For the above reason, if you come across any type of third-party cookie not listed on this cookie policy page, you can perform the following actions:

Communicate to Animalswiki about said cookie, through the use of our contact form provided by the web.

Contact the third party directly, that is, with the person responsible for the cookie to request information about the cookies used by their service as well as their purpose, duration and, most importantly, how they guarantee their privacy.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored in your browser when you visit almost any web page. It serves so that the web is able to remember your visit when you return to browse that page. Cookies usually store technical information, personal preferences, content personalization, usage statistics, links to social networks, access to user accounts, etc.

Cookies are neither dangerous nor harmful. Its objective is only to adapt the content of the web to the profile and needs of its users. If there were no cookies, the services offered by any page would be significantly impaired, even in some cases it would cause the website to stop working. They have been in use since the birth of the first Internet browsers, for more than 20 years.

What IS NOT a cookie?

A cookie is not a virus, nor a Trojan, nor a worm, nor spam, nor spyware, nor does it open pop-up windows. A cookie is just a tiny text file that houses different types of information.

Classification of cookies

Cookies can be classified in two ways: by purpose or by duration.

Cookies according to their purpose

  • Technical cookies: Technical cookies are those essential and strictly necessary for the proper functioning of a Web portal and the use of the different options and services it offers. For example, those that serve to maintain the session, manage response time, performance or validation of options, use security elements, share content with social networks, etc.
  • Personalization cookies: These cookies allow the user to specify or customize some characteristics of the general options of the Web page, for example, define the language, regional configuration or type of browser.
  • Analytical cookies: Analytical cookies are those used by our Web portals, to develop navigation profiles and to be able to know the preferences of its users in order to improve the offer of products and services. For example, an analytical cookie would control the geographic areas of greatest interest to a user, which is the most widely accepted product, etc.
  • Advertising cookies: Advertising cookies allow the management of advertising spaces based on specific criteria. For example the frequency of access, the content edited, etc. Advertising cookies allow, through the management of advertising, to store behavioral information through the observation of habits, studying the accesses and forming a profile of user preferences, to offer advertising related to the interests of your profile.

Cookies according to their duration:

  • Session cookies: Session cookies are those that last as long as the user is browsing the web page. They are automatically deleted when you finish browsing.
  • Persistent cookies: These cookies are stored on the user's computer, and facilitate the control of the preferences chosen without having to repeat certain parameters each time the website is visited.

Cookies used on this website

Following the guidelines of the Spanish Agency for Data Protection, we inform you as accurately as possible about the cookies used by this website.

Cookies on this website are used to personalize content and advertisements, to provide social media features and to analyze traffic. In addition, we share information about your use of the website with our advertising, social media and web analytics partners.

According to the terms included in article 22.2 of Law 34/2002 on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce, if you continue browsing, you will be giving your consent for the use of the cookies detailed below.

This site uses cookies themselves the following:

  1. Session cookies: They guarantee that users who write comments on the blog are human and not automated applications. In this way, SPAM is fought.

This website uses the following third-party cookies:

  1. Google Analytics: It stores cookies to be able to compile statistics on the traffic and volume of visits to this website. By using this website you are consenting to the processing of information about you by Google. Therefore, the exercise of any right in this sense must be done by communicating directly with Google, or by consulting the Google Analytics privacy page, (http://www.google.com/intl/es/analytics/privacyoverview.html) to obtain more information about the cookies it uses and how to disable them (with the understanding that we are not responsible for the content or veracity of third-party websites) Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., a Delaware company whose main office is at 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, United States (“Google”). The user can check the type of cookies used by Google here. Google+ and Google Maps cookie, according to the provisions on their page about what type of cookies they use.
  2. Social networks: Each social network uses its own cookies so that you can click on buttons such as Like or Share. We use the Facebook cookie (more information in Facebook's cookie policy). The privacy implications will depend on each social network and will depend on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks. In no case, neither the person in charge of this website nor the advertisers can obtain personally identifiable information from these cookies.
  3. Amazon: It stores a cookie for 24 hours to determine that you have accessed the Amazon website from this portal, and not from elsewhere.
  4. WordPress: The website uses the WordPress blog supply and hosting platform, owned by the North American company Automattic, Inc. For this purpose, the use of such cookies by the systems is not under the control or management of the person responsible for the website: they may change its function at any time, and enter new cookies. These cookies do not report any benefit to the person responsible for this website. Automattic, Inc., also uses other cookies in order to help identify and track visitors to WordPress sites, learn about their use of the Automattic website, as well as their access preferences to it, as It is included in the "Cookies" section of its privacy policy.
  5. Youtube: Occasionally we use videos hosted on the YouTube platform, to illustrate and expand our content. YouTube uses cookies to know the user's tastes and make suggestions about videos or topics related to those that the user has previously seen. Youtube is a company that belongs to Google, and therefore you can read more about its privacy policy here, and specifically its cookie policy.

What do we use cookies for on this website?

The cookies used by this website allow:

  • The web works correctly.
  • You do not have to log in every time you visit this website.
  • You can play videos.
  • The web is faster and more secure.
  • That you can share the contents of this website on social networks.
  • Show ads adapted to your browsing patterns.

This website will never use cookies to:

  • Capture personally identifiable information without your express permission.
  • Capture sensitive information without your express permission.
  • Share personal identification data with third parties.

Our Cookies

We include below a list of the cookies we use, their purpose and the maximum number of days that will remain on your computer (unless you delete them first):

  • cookie-notice-accepted: Used to store your acceptance of our cookie policy. Expires after 19 days.

Third Party Cookies

  • PREF, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC: Youtube cookies used in the reproduction of videos through the web.
  • PREF: Cookie that stores configuration preferences, such as preferred language, number of search results displayed per page or activation of Google's SafeSearch filter. It has a ten-year tenure.
  • VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE: Cookie that tracks the videos visited that are embedded in the web. It has a permanence of approximately 240 days.
  • YSC: Cookie that measures the reproductions of videos made by the user and records the "Like" or "Share video" events. It is a session cookie, expiring when the session with the browser ends.
  • NOT, 1P_JAR: Cookies the Google.
  • NOT: Viewing maps using Google Maps. 6 months of permanence.
  • 1P_JAR: Transfer data to Google. It has a stay of 1 week.
  • HERE: Cookie used by Doubleclick.net for online ad targeting, optimization, reporting and attribution. 2 years.

Google Analitycs:

  • _ga: It is used to distinguish users. Two years.
  • _gat: It is used to differentiate between the different tracking objects created in the session. The cookie is created when the javascript library is loaded and there is no previous version of the _gat cookie. The cookie is updated every time you send the data to Google Analytics.
  • _Gid: Google Analytics uses this cookie to store and update a unique value for each page visited. The cookie is updated every time you send the data to Google Analytics.

Neither this website nor its legal representative are responsible for the content or the veracity of the privacy policies that the third parties mentioned in this cookie policy may have. In some cases it is necessary to install cookies so that the browser does not forget your decision not to accept them.

Additional notes

Neither this website nor its legal representatives are responsible for the content or the veracity of the privacy policies that may have the third parties mentioned on this policy of cookies.

Web browsers are responsible for storing tools cookies and from this place should carry their right to removal or disabling them. Neither this website nor their legal representatives can ensure the correct or incorrect handling of cookies by browsers mentioned.

In some cases it is necessary to install the browser cookies to remember your decision not to accept them.

In the case of Google Analytics cookies, this company stores cookies on servers located in the United States and undertakes not to share them with third parties, except in cases where it is necessary for the operation of the system or when the law requires them to such an effect. According to Google, it does not save your IP address. Google Inc. is a company adhering to the Safe Harbor Agreement that guarantees that all transferred data will be treated with a level of protection in accordance with European regulations. If you want information about the use that Google gives to cookies we attach this other link.

For any questions or concerns about this policy cookies do not hesitate to contact us through the contact section.

Additional information about cookies

Below we offer you more extensive and in-depth information about cookies.

What information stores a cookie?

Cookies do not often store sensitive information about you, such as credit card or bank account information, photographs, your identity card or personal information, etc. The data stored are technical, personal preferences, personalization of content, etc.

The web server will not associate you as a person if not your web browser. In fact, if you regularly browse with Internet Explorer and try to browse the same web with Firefox or Chrome you will see that the web does not realize that you are the same person because you are actually associating the browser, not the person.

What are their own and third-party cookies?

Own cookies are those generated by the page you are visiting and those of third parties are those generated by external services or providers such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Amazon, etc.

What if I turn off cookies?

So that you understand the scope that deactivating cookies can have on any website, we will tell you some examples:

  • You will not be able to share content from that website on Facebook, Twitter or any other social network.
  • The web site will not adapt content to your personal preferences, as often happens in online stores.
  • You will not be able to access the personal area of ​​that website, such as My account, or My profile or My orders.
  • online stores: it will be impossible to make purchases online, will have to be calling or visiting the physical store if you have one.
  • Not possible to customize your geographic preferences as time zone, currency or language.
  • The website can not perform web analytics about visitors and web traffic, making it difficult to be competitive anywhere.
  • You can not write on the blog, you can not upload photos, post comments, evaluate or rate content. The web may not know whether you are a human or an automated application that publishes spam.
  • It will not be possible to show sectorized advertising, which will reduce the advertising revenue of the web for its maintenance.
  • All social networks use cookies, if the disabled can not use any social network.

Can I delete cookies?

Yes. Not only delete, but also block, in a general or particular way for a specific domain. To delete cookies from a website, you must go to your browser settings and there you can search for those associated with the domain in question and proceed to delete them.

DISABLING OR DELETING COOKIES

At any time you can exercise your right to deactivate or eliminate cookies from this website. These actions are performed differently depending on the browser you are using. Below you can find a quick guide to the most popular browsers.

Cookie settings for some browsers

Google Chrome

Here's how to access a specific cookie from the Chrome browser. Note: these steps may vary depending on the browser version.

  1. Go to Settings or Preferences via the File menu or by clicking the icon customization that appears above right.
    You see different sections, click the Show Advanced Options option.
  2. Go to Privacy Settings content.
  3. Select All cookies and site data.
  4. a list of all cookies ordered by domain appears. To make it easier to find a specific cookie domain partially or completely enter the address in the search field cookies.
  5. After making this filter will appear on the screen one or more lines with the requested Web cookies. Now just select it and press X to proceed to its elimination.

Internet Explorer

To access the cookie settings of the Internet Explorer browser, follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):

  1. Go to Tools, Internet Options
  2. Click Privacy.
  3. Move the slider to adjust the level of privacy you want.

Mozilla Firefox

To access the cookie settings of the Firefox browser, follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):

  1. Go to Options or Preferences for your operating system.
  2. Click Privacy.
  3. In History choose Use custom settings for history.
  4. Now you can see the Accept Cookies option, you can activate or deactivate as desired.

Safari

To access the cookie settings of the Safari browser for OSX follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):

  • Go to Settings, then Privacy.
  • Here you can see the Block cookies to fit the type of lock to perform.
  • To access the cookie settings of the Safari browser for iOS follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):
  • Go to Settings, then Safari.
  • You go to Privacy and Security, see the Block cookies to fit the type of lock to perform.

Android

To access the browser cookie settings for Android devices follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):

  1. Run the browser and press Menu, then Settings button.
  2. Go to security and privacy, see the Accept cookies option to select or deselect the box.

Windows Phone

To access the browser cookie settings for Windows Phone devices follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):

  1. Open Internet Explorer, then More, then Settings
  2. Now you can enable or disable the Allow cookies.

Final clarification

Acceptance of this privacy policy implies that the user has been informed in a clear and total way about the use of cookies, and also implies that a.balogs.xyz has the user's consent to use said cookies, as provided in the article 22 of Law 34/2002, of July 11, on Services of the Information Society and Electronic Commerce (LSSI-CE).

For any questions related to our cookie policy, you can write to web [at] a.balogs.xyz or use our Contact Form.