Cookie Policy

Welcome to the website of Sociedad Española de Cirugía de la Obesidad y Enfermedades Metabólicas! This Cookie Policy is an integral part of the General Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy. Accessing and browsing this website or using the services on this website signifies acceptance of the General Terms and Conditions (and hence of the Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy). Please read them carefully. Thank you for visiting our website. We want to make your experience on this website as rewarding as possible and have therefore drawn up this Cookie Policy to be as transparent as possible.

What are cookies?

Cookies are files containing a small quantity of data that are placed on the user’s device and are employed when the user visits a website. Their primary purpose is to recognise the user each time he or she visits https://www.campusseco.org, and they allow us to improve the quality and usability of our website. Cookies are essential to the operation of the Internet; they do not harm the user’s equipment/device and, when cookies are enable by your browser settings, they help us detect and resolve possible errors in the way https://www.campusseco.org operates.

Types of Cookies

There are different types of cookies. All cookies work the same way, though there are small differences.

a) Session Cookies: Session cookies last only as long as your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. They are mainly intended to identify device type and to contribute to website security or basic website functionality. They do not contain personal information that enables us to identify anyone.

b) Persistent Cookies: Persistent cookies are stored on the hard disc of the device, and our web server reads them each time you visit https://www.campusseco.org each has an expiration date, when the cookie will stop working. They enable us to gain a knowledge of your preferences and analyse your activities when you visit the website, and they help us understand how users come to our website so that we can improve our services.

c) Functionality Cookies: They enable https://www.campusseco.org to keep track of decisions taken by the user, such as the user login or user identifier. The information collected by these cookies is anonymised (that is, it does not contain your name, address, or other particulars).

d) Third-party Cookies: Third-party cookies are cookies installed by a website that is not the one you are browsing; for instance, the cookies used by social networks (like Facebook) or external plug-ins (like Google Maps). In addition, certain advertising companies use this kind of cookie to track your browsing activity on websites where they advertise.

e) Analytics Cookies: The purpose of these cookies is routine upkeep and ensuring the best possible website operation and user service by compiling data on user activities. Use of cookies by https://www.campusseco.org By visiting https://www.campusseco.org, you expressly agree that we may use cookies of this type on your devices. If you disable cookies, your browsing on https://www.campusseco.org may be suboptimal, and certain utilities available on https://www.campusseco.org may not work properly.

a) First-party cookies

Our website uses first-party cookies (small text files stored on your browser) to recognise you and give you better service. The benefits obtained by accepting our cookies result in time savings. Cookies may also be used to recognise you on successive visits so as to adjust the content displayed, to collect information on the time and date of your last visit, to track certain website traffic parameters, and to track the number of visitors so as to allow us to tailor services and promotions more efficiently.

No cookie enables your telephone number or e-mail address to be contacted or any other form of contact to be used. No cookie is able to take data from your hard disc or steal personal information.

Name Purpose
PHPSESSID User session variable
carro Cookie to recover your shopping cart from a previous session

b) Google Analytics Cookies

The website uses the services of Google Analytics, provided by Google, Inc., whose place of business is located at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, United States ("Google").

Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyse browsing of our website by our users. The data relating to your use of the website generated by these cookies (including your IP address) is transmitted directly to and stored by Google on their servers in the United States. Google uses this information on our behalf so that we can track your use of the site, compile reports on website activity, and provide other services relating to website browsing activity and Internet use. Google may furnish that information to third parties when required by law or where the third party in question processes that information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

If you like, you may refuse the use of cookies and thereby deny processing of the data by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, if you do this, you may not be able to make use of the full functionality of this website. By using this website you consent to the processing of your data by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Name Purpose
_utma These Google Analytics cookies generate an anonymous user ID used to count how many times you visit https://www.campusseco.org. They also keep track of when your first visit took place and when you last browsed the website. They further calculate when a session ends, where visitors come from, and keywords.

User settings to disable cookies

The following information is provided by Consultoría de Eventos MT-Global pursuant to regulations in force to enable you to manage the cookie settings of your Internet browser(s) to safeguard your privacy and security. To this end, there follow below information and links to the official user support sites of the main browsers, so that you may decide whether or not you wish to allow the use of cookies.

You can change your browser’s settings to block cookies, or you can configure your browser to display a message when a server wants to store a cookie.

a) If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer, go to menu option Tools > Internet Options > Privacy > Settings. For more details go to http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies and http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9.

b) If you use Firefox, go to menu option Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies. For more details go to http://support.mozilla.org/es/products/firefox/cookies

c) If you use Chrome, go to menu option Settings > Advanced Settings > Privacy. For more details go to http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647

d) If you use Opera, go to menu option Security and Privacy to change your browser settings. For more details go to http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/

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