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Cookies

Cookies Policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a file that is downloaded into your computer or other device to access certain Websites that collect information on your browsing in that Website. In some cases, cookies are necessary to facilitate browsing and permit the storage and recovery of information on the browsing habits of a user, or their equipment, among other things, and, according to the information they contain and the way in which they use their equipment, can be used to recognize the user.

 

Identification of cookies used

Following guidelines established by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, the cookies used in this Website are classified in the following way:

  • Proprietary cookies: own cookies are those that are sent to the User's terminal from another device or domain managed by the latter’s editor and which delivers the service requested by the User.
  • Third-party cookies: third-party cookies are those that are sent to the User's terminal from another device or domain that is not managed by the latter’s editor but by another entity which processes the data obtained via the cookies.
  • Session cookies: collect and store data while the User is visiting the Website.
  • Persistent cookies: those which have a maximum expiry date of 2 years from the date they were created, which means that during this time they will continue to be stored in the terminal, able to be accessed and processed.
  • Technical cookies: allow the User to browse through the Website, platform or application and use the different options and services that exist in them.
  • Personalization cookies: allow the User to Access the service with some pre-defined general characteristics as a function of a series of criteria in the User terminal, such as language, browser type used to access the service, regional configuration from where the service is accessed, etc.
  • Analytics cookies: allow their editor to track and analyze the behavior of the users of websites to which they are linked. The information collected by this kind of cookie is used in measuring the activity of websites, applications or platforms and for the preparation of browsing profiles for users of these sites, applications or platforms, in order to introduce improvements as a result of analyzing the data related to the use users make of the service.
  • Advertising cookies: allows the management, in the most efficient way possible, of advertising spaces the editor has included in a website, application or platform, where he or she offers the service requested based on criteria such as edited content or the frequency with which the announcements are shown.
  • Behavioral advertising cookies: allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of advertising spaces the editor has included in a website, application or platform, where he or she offers the service requested. These cookies store information on user behavior, obtained through the continued observation of their browsing habits, which permits the development of a specific profile to show advertising based upon that profile.

 

The following table shows the proprietary and third-party cookies used by the Website www.acciona.com and why each is used.

 

PROPRIETARY DOMAIN COOKIES 

NAME OF COOKIE

EXPIRY DATE

AIM AND TYPE OF INFORMATION IT COLLECTS

FUNCTIONALITY AFFECTED WHEN DEACTIVATED

AllowCookies_ACCIONA

 

365 days

To know if the user has accepted cookies, or not

Continually shows the ‘accept cookies’ notification

 

 

 

 

 

THIRD-PARTY COOKIES 

NAME OF COOKIE

EXPIRY DATE

AIM AND TYPE OF INFORMATION IT COLLECTS

RESPONSIBLE ENTITY

 

FUNCTIONALITY AFFECTED WHEN DEACTIVATED

_dc_gtm_UA-3053345-91

1d

 

This cookie is associated with sites using Google Tag Manager to load other scripts and code into a page.  Where it is used, it may be regarded as Strictly Necessary, as without it other scripts may not function correctly. The end of the name is a unique number which is also an identifier for an associated Google Analytics account.

Google

Impacts the operation of Google Tag Manager

_dc_gtm_UA-3053345-92

1d

_dc_gtm_UA-3053345-1

1d

_gid

1d

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.

 

Google Universal Analytics

Impacts the operation of Google Analytics

_gat_UA-3053345-103

1d

This is a pattern-type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.

 

Google Universal Analytics

Impacts the operation of Google Analytics

_ga

1d

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, which is a significant update to Google's more commonly-used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default, it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customizable by website owners.

 

Google Universal Analytics

Impacts the operation of Google Analytics

_gat

1d

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.

 

Google Universal Analytics

Impacts the operation of Google Analytics

__unam

 

1d

This cookie is usually associated with the ShareThis social sharing widget, placed in a site to enable sharing of content across various social networks. It counts clicks and shares of a page.

 

ShareThis

Impacts the way in which content is shared in social networks

fr

3 months

Contains browser and user unique ID combination, used for targeted advertising.

.facebook.com

De-activates ad targeting in Facebook

__stid

1 year

Randomly generated unique identifier - used for interest profiling for advertising

.sharethis.com

De-activates ad targeting in ShareThis

datr

6 months

This cookie identifies the browser connecting to Facebook. It is not directly tied to the individual Facebook user. Facebook reports that it is used to help with security and suspicious login activity, especially around detection of bots trying to access the service.  Facebook also says the behavioral profile associated with each datr cookie is deleted after 10 days. This cookie is also read via Like and other Facebook buttons and tags placed on many different websites.

.facebook.com

De-activates some security controls in Facebook

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

9 months

This cookie is used as a unique identifier to track viewing of videos

.youtube.com

De-activates tracking of videos seen in YouTube

SID

6 months

This cookie is used by Google in combination with HSID to verify a Google user account and most recent login time.

.google.com

De-activates option of remembering the Google login

PREF

5 years

This is a common Google cookie, used across several of their services. Stores user preference, can be used to personalize ads on google searches.

.youtube.com

De-activates the possibility of personalizing search in YouTube

auth_token

5 years

Twitter does not currently provide information on the use of specific cookies.

.twitter.com

 

twll

5 years

Twitter does not currently provide information on the use of specific cookies.

.twitter.com

 

secure_session

5 years

Twitter does not currently provide information on the use of specific cookies.

.twitter.com

 

guest_id

2 years

Twitter does not currently provide information on the use of specific cookies.

.twitter.com

 

remember_checked

5 years

Twitter does not currently provide information on the use of specific cookies.

.twitter.com

 

HSID

2 years

Used by Google in combination with SID to verify Google user account and most recent login time.

.google.com

De-activates option of remembering the Google login

lu

2 years

Used to manage the login process, remembers user on return visit if they choose to stay logged in.

.facebook.com

De-activates option of remembering the Facebook login

 

The cookies associated with Google Analytics permit the tracking of a website, through tools for services provided by Google, to obtain information on accesses by Users to the websites of  Google, Inc., a Delaware company whose head office is at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, United States. Some of the data stored for later analysis include: the number of times the user has visited the website, dates of the first and last visits by the user, length of visit, site from which the user has accessed the website, the search engine the user used to arrive at the website or link he/she selected, place in the world from which the user accessed, etc. The configuration of these cookies is pre-determined by the service Google offers, which is why we suggest consulting the privacy page of Google Analytics, https://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html?hl=es, to obtain more information on the cookies it uses and how to disable them (with the understanding that we are not liable for the content or veracity of third-party websites).

De-activation of cookies

The User may allow, block or eliminate cookies installed in your equipment by configuring the options of the browser installed in your computer. Please read carefully the help section of your browser to find out more about how to activate “private mode” or unblock certain cookies.  

  • Internet Explorer:

Consult Microsoft support or Help in your browser.

  • Firefox:

Consult Mozilla support or Help in your browser.

  • Chrome:

Consult Google support or Help in your browser.

  • Safari:

Consult Apple support or Help in your browser.

 

ACCIONA would like to make it clear that the variety of cookies that appear in this Website might not be related to the management and maintenance of the same, so periodic reviews are undertaken to update its Cookies Policy.

ACCIONA does not accept liability for legal or technical problems caused by the non-compliance on the part of the USER of the recommendations included here. This communication is for the knowledge and use of the Users and, consequently, should not be used for any other purpose.

ACCIONA does not accept liability for the content and veracity of privacy policies of third parties included in this Cookies Policy.

If you have any questions about this Cookies Policy, contact us at accionacorp@acciona.com

Updates and changes to the Cookies Policy.

ACCIONA may modify this Cookies Policy as a function of legislative and regulatory requirements, or with the aim of adapting the policy to instructions from the Spanish Data Protection Agency. Users are thus advised to view the policy periodically.

 

Last update: 25 May 2018.