Due to the entry into force of the aforementioned modification of the “Information Society Services Law” (LSSICE) established by Royal Decree 13/2012, it is mandatory to obtain the express consent of the user of all web pages that They use expendable cookies, before it navigates through them.

What are cookies?

Cookies and other similar technologies such as local shared objects, flash cookies or pixels, are tools used by Web servers to store and retrieve information about their visitors, as well as to offer a correct functioning of the site.

Through the use of these devices, the Web server is allowed to remember some data concerning the user, such as their preferences for viewing the pages of that server, name and password, products that interest them the most, etc.

What types of cookies exist?

Regarding the types of cookies, there are five large groups:

Analytical cookies: collect information on the use made of the website.

Social cookies: are those necessary for external social networks.

Affiliate cookies: allow you to track visits from other websites, with which the website establishes an affiliation contract (affiliation companies).

Advertising and behavioral cookies: collect information about the preferences and personal choices of the user (retargeting).

Technical and functional cookies: they are strictly necessary for the use of the website and for the provision of the contracted service.

Cookies affected by the regulations and excepted cookies

According to the EU directive, the cookies that require the informed consent of the user are analytical cookies and advertising and affiliation cookies, excepting those of a technical nature and those necessary for the operation of the website or the provision of services expressly requested by the user.

Cookies policy

Cookies are stored in the user’s terminal equipment (computer or mobile device) and collect information when visiting the website, in order to improve their usability, learn about browsing habits or needs of users in order to adapt to them, as well as obtain information for statistical purposes. In the case of those users who are already clients of the Valencian Association of the Automotive Industry, AVIA, the information collected with the cookies will also serve to identify them when accessing the different tools that the Valencian Association of the Automotive Industry, AVIA , puts at your disposal for the management of services.

This Cookies Policy will be applicable to those users who voluntarily visit the web pages of the Valencian Association of the Automotive Industry, AVIA, fill in data collection forms, access the tools that the Valencian Association of the Automotive Industry, AVIA, makes available to its clients to manage their services, or use any other service present on the website that involves the communication of data to the Valencian Association of the Automotive Industry, AVIA, or access to data by the Valencian Association of the Automotive Industry, AVIA, for the provision of its services.

Valencian Association of the Automotive Industry, AVIA, informs users of its web pages of the existence of cookies and makes this Policy available to them in order to inform them about their use and purpose. The fact of continuing to browse through its pages implies the knowledge and acceptance of this policy by said users.

Types of Cookies used

Valencian Association of the Automotive Industry uses the following types of cookies:

Classified by their ownership:
-Own cookies: sent and managed directly by the Valencian Association of the Automotive Industry, AVIA.
-Third-party cookies: sent and managed by a third party outside the Valencian Association of the Automotive Industry anonymously, with the purpose of carrying out statistical studies of navigation through the web pages of the Valencian Association of the Automotive Industry, AVIA.

Classified by their purpose:
-Technical and/or personalization cookies: they facilitate navigation, by identifying the session, allowing access to restricted access tools, in addition to customizing the available options. They enable the provision of the service previously requested by the user.
-Analysis and/or advertising cookies: they allow knowing the number of visits received in the different sections of the web pages, the habits and trends of its users and, consequently, being able to improve navigation and the service offered by the Valencian Association of Industry de la Automoción, AVIA (fundamentally, Google Analytics), as well as managing the advertising spaces included in the web page visited by the user. It collects data anonymously in order to obtain user browsing profiles.

Classified by their duration:
-Session cookies: collect and store data while the user accesses the web page.
-Persistent cookies: they collect and store the data in the user’s terminal for a variable period of time depending on the purpose for which they have been used. The conservation time of cookies will depend on the type in question and will always be the minimum necessary to fulfill its purpose.
In any case, users can configure their browser in such a way that the reception of all or some of the cookies is disabled or blocked. The fact of not wishing to receive these cookies does not constitute an impediment to access the information on the websites of the Valencian Association of the Automotive Industry, AVIA, although the use of some services may be limited. If once the consent for the reception of cookies has been granted, it is desired to withdraw it, those stored on the user’s equipment must be eliminated, through the options of the different browsers.

The way to configure the different browsers to exercise the actions indicated in the previous paragraphs, can be consulted in: Explorer, Chrome, and Firefox.