This website, like most websites, uses Cookies to improve and optimize the user experience. Below you will find detailed information about what Cookies are, what type of Cookies this website uses, how you can disable them in your browser and how to specifically block the installation of third-party Cookies.

1. What is a cookie?

Cookies   is  a  small  file  that  can  be  placed  on  your  device  that  allows  us  to  recognise  and remember you. It is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive or tablet or mobile  device.  When  you  visit  our  sites,  we  may  collect  information  from  you  automatically through cookies or similar technology.

Like most websites, this one uses Cookies for:

  • Ensure that web pages work properly.
  • Store preferences, such as the language you have selected or the font size.
  • Know the user's browsing experience.
  • Collect anonymous statistical information, such as what pages the user has visited or how long they have stayed on the website.

The use of Cookies allows you to optimize navigation, adapting the information and services offered to the interests of the user, to provide a better experience whenever you visit the website.

This website uses Cookies to operate, adapt and facilitate the user's navigation as much as possible.

2. Typology, purpose and operation

 Cookies depending on their presence, can be divided into session or permanent cookies. The first ones expire when the user closes the browser. The second ones expire when the objective for which they serve is met (for example, so that the user remains identified in the website) or when they are manually deleted.

Additionally, depending on its purpose, Cookies can be classified as follows:

  • Essential: cookies that are essential to provide you with services you have requested. For example, these include the cookies that make it possible for you to stay logged into your  Guardian  account  and  make  comments.  If  you  set  your  browser  to  block  these cookies, then these functions and services will not work for you. In particular, we won’t be able to save your preferences about cookies.
  • Performance: cookies  which  measure  how  often  you  visit  our  sites  and  how  you  use them. We use this information to get a better sense of how our users engage with our journalism and to improve our sites and apps, so that users have a better experience.
  • Advertising: cookies that are used to collect information about your visit to our site, the content you have viewed, the links you have followed and information about your browser, device and your IP address.
  • Anonymous : They only collect information about the advertising spaces shown on the website, independently of the user who accesses the website, that is, without expressly identifying him.
  • Personalized : They  collect  personal  information  of  the  user  of  the  website  by  a  third party, for the personalization of said advertising spaces.
  • Geo-location : These Cookies are used to find out in which country or region the user is when they access a website service in order to offer content or services appropriate to their location.
  • Analytics : They collect information about the user's browsing experience on the website, usually  anonymously,  although  at  times  they  also  allow  the  user  to  be  uniquely  and unequivocally identified in order to obtain reports on the interests of users in the services offered by the website.

3. Cookies used in this web page

We inform you through a table about the Cookies used on this website, incorporating a criterion of "level of intrusiveness" supported on a scale from 1 to 3, in which:

Level 1: corresponds to Cookies strictly necessary for the provision of the service requested by the user.

Level 2: corresponds to performance cookies (anonymous) necessary for content maintenance and navigation, of which it is only necessary to report their existence.

Level 3: corresponds to Cookies managed by third parties that allow user tracking through webs of which MEDIDERMA, S.L. It is not a holder. Normally they correspond to advertising or analytical cookies where the user is uniquely and clearly identified.

    • User login cookies
    • User authentication or identification cookies (session cookies only)
    • User security cookies
    • Media player session cookies
    • Session cookies for load balancing/li>
    • User interface customization cookies
    • Social content (plug-in) sharing plug-in cookies

4. Disabling the use of Cookies

If the user wishes, it is possible to stop accepting browser cookies, or stop accepting cookies from a particular service.

All modern browsers allow you to change the  Cookies settings. These settings are usually found in the "Options" or "Preferences" of the browser menu. The user may, at any time, disable the use of  Cookieson this website by:

  • Google Chrome:
  • Internet Explorer:
  • Mozilla Firefox:
  • Apple Safari:

5. What happens when you disable your cookies?

Some functionalities and services may be disabled or have a different behaviour than expected, for example, remain identified, keep purchases in the "shopping cart" in an e-commerce service or receive information directed to your location, among others.

If  you  disable  the  use  of  Cookies  on  this  website,  it  is  likely  that  you  will  no  longer  be  able  to access  certain  areas  of  the  website  or  that  your  browsing  experience  will  be  significantly degraded.

6. Cookie policy updates

MEDIDERMA, S.L., can modify this Cookies Policy according to legislative or regulatory requirements, or with the purpose of adapting said policy to the instructions issued by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, therefore users are advised to visit it periodically .

When significant changes occur in this Cookie Policy, the entity will proceed to translate them on the web.

7. Cookie guide

Conservation period:

a) Own cookies: for the period specified in the EXPIRATION section of the above table.

b) Third-party cookies: during the term of duration, which is the term specified in the EXPIRATION section of the above table, and are managed by a third party.

Assignees: not foreseen, except for the entity specified in the PROVIDER section of the above table.

Legal basis: consent.

Remaining information on data protection, accessible in the Privacy Policy of this website.

Cookies exempted from information and consent: these would be those whose purpose:

  • User input" cookies
  • User authentication or identification cookies (only session cookies).
  • User security cookies
  • Media player session cookies
  • Session cookies for load balancing
  • User interface customisation cookies
  • Plug-in cookies to exchange social content, where the user has chosen to keep the session open.

Classification of cookies subject to information and consent, according to a report by the Spanish Data Protection Agency:

7.1.Types of cookies depending on the entity that manages them:

- First-party cookies: These are those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the publisher itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.

- Third-party cookies: These are those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.

In the event that the cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself, but the information collected through them is managed by a third party, they cannot be considered as own cookies if the third party uses them for its own purposes.

The user can find out about transfers to third countries made by the third parties identified in this cookie policy by consulting their own cookie policies.

Please note that if you accept third-party cookies, you must delete them from your browser options or from the system offered by the third party itself.

7.2. Types of cookies according to the length of time they remain activated on the user's terminal:

- Session cookies: These are a type of cookie designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page, to store information that is only of interest for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion and disappear at the end of the session.

- Persistent cookies: These are a type of cookie in which the data remains stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the party responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years. For a cookie to be exempt from the duty of informed consent, its expiry must be related to its purpose.

7.3. Types of cookies according to their purpose:

- Technical cookies: These are those that allow the user to browse through a website, platform or application and use the different options or services that exist therein, such as, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted access areas, remembering the elements that make up an order, carrying out the purchase process of an order, make an application for registration or participation in an event, use security elements during browsing, store content for the broadcasting of videos or sound, share content through social networks or allow the management of advertising spaces that the editor has included on the website (without collecting user information for other purposes). These cookies are exempt from consent when they allow the service requested by the user to be provided. However, if these cookies are also used for non-exempt purposes (for example, for behavioural advertising purposes), they will be subject to the obligation of information and consent.

- Preference or personalisation cookies: These cookies allow information to be remembered so that the user can access the service with certain predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user's terminal, such as the language, the type of browser used to access the service, the regional configuration from which the service is accessed, etc. If it is the user who chooses these characteristics (for example, if the user selects the language of a website by clicking on the flag icon of the corresponding country), the cookies will be exempt from consent as they are considered a service expressly requested by the user, provided that the cookies are exclusively for the purpose selected.

- Analysis or measurement cookies: These cookies allow the party responsible for them to monitor and analyse the behaviour of the users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the websites, application or platform and for the elaboration of browsing profiles of the users of these sites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of the usage data of the users of the service. They are not exempt from the duty to obtain informed consent for their use, and, despite the low likelihood of them posing a risk to users' privacy as long as they are first-party cookies, it must be possible for users to object to their processing or to express their refusal.

- Advertising or behavioural cookies: These cookies allow the most effective possible management of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the publisher has included on a website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided, based on criteria such as the edited content or the frequency at which the advertisements are shown. They store information on the behaviour of users obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, allowing a specific profile of the user observed to display advertising based on that profile.

7.4. You can consult all the cookies used and you can allow, block, revoke your consent or delete the cookies installed on your computer and your browsing data by configuring the options of the browser you use. Please note that if you accept third-party cookies, you must delete them from your browser options. For more information click on the link that corresponds to your browser:





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Select the "Delete All Sites" option or select the specific website you wish to delete and "Delete Website".

However, please note that if you choose to set your browser to reject Cookies from this website, we will not be able to maintain your preferences if they are necessary to provide the service, and some pages may not be available.

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