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Cookies policy

Every Personal Data by the use of Cookies in the Alter 5 website is under the provisions of the Alter 5 Privacy Policy (www.alter-5.com/privacypolicy) and also under European laws and regulations on Protecting Data at all times.

Please read carefully the Alter 5 Privacy Policy (www.alter-5.com/privacypolicy) and this Cookie Policy.

  1. INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES

    A Cookie is a small text file that a website stores on your computer, telephone or any other device, with information about your navigation on that website. Cookies are necessary to facilitate browsing and to make it more user-friendly, and they do not damage your computer. While this Policy uses the general term “Cookies”, as they are the main method for storing information used by this website, the browser’s «Local Storage» space is also used for the same purposes as the Cookies. All the information included in this section is also applicable to this «Local Storage».

  2. AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED INFORMATION

    Alter 5 measures the performance of our website in order to improve and customize it in favor of our visitors. During your visit, we may automatically collect and store the following types of information about your computer and your visit:

    • The domain and host from which you access the Internet;
    • The Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to this website, if applicable;
    • The date and time you arrived at our website and how long you spent on the website and which pages you visited;
    • Your Internet protocol (IP) address; and
    • Your computer’s operating system and browser software.

    The processing of this information automatically collected will comply with all the legislation and regulations at every moment. In this regard, you have to freely understand and explicitly accept this Cookies Policy if you want to use the Alter 5’s Website and mobile application, as you also must do regarding the Privacy Policy if you want to use Alter 5’s Services and Products.

  3. WHAT ARE COOKIES USED FOR ON THIS WEBSITE?

    Cookies are an essential part of how our website works. The main purpose of our Cookies is to improve your browsing experience. For example, they are used to remember your preferences (language, country, etc.) while browsing and on future visits. The information collected by the Cookies also enables us to improve the site by estimating numbers and patterns of use, the suitability of the website to the individual interests of the users, quicker searches, etc.

    On occasions, if we have obtained your informed consent in advance, we may use Cookies, tags or other similar devices to obtain information that enables us to show you, either from our own website or from third-party websites or any other means, advertising based on the analysis of your browsing habits.

  4. WHO USES THE INFORMATION STORED IN COOKIES?

    The information stored in the Cookies from our website is used exclusively by us, except for those identified below as «third-party cookies», which are used and managed by external entities to provide services requested by us to improve our services and the experience of the user when browsing our website. The main services for which these «third-party cookies» are used are to obtain access statistics and, if applicable, to guarantee the payment transactions that are carried out.

  5. TYPOLOGY, PURPOSE AND OPERATION OF COOKIES
    1. Cookies are grouped in:

      Because of their permanence, in Session Cookies, which expire when the User closes the browser or permanents, which remain operative while they are necessary for the purpose they serve (for example, for the User to remain identified in Alter 5 Services) or when they are manually deleted.

    2. For its usefulness, Cookies are classified as:
      1. PERFORMANCE COOKIES: that allow you to remember your preferences for the tools found in the Services, in order to avoid having to reconfigure the service at each visit.
      2. GELOCALIZATION COOKIES: that allow you to find out what country you are in when you request a Service. This Cookie is completely anonymous and is only used to help guide the content to your location.
      3. REGISTRATION COOKIES: Registration cookies are generated at the time of registration or later when you open your session and are used to identify you in the Services and keep the User identified so that, if a Service closes, the browser or the computer we can identify you when you connect back to Alter 5. This Cookie is deleted if the User clicks «close session».
      4. ANALYTICAL COOKIES: that allow statistics to be carried out for the optimization and improvement of the Users’ experience on the site. They allow the visitor to be anonymously identified to keep an approximate count of the number of visitors and their tendency over time, to know what content is most visited, to know if the User is new or to repeat a visit.
      5. ADVERTISING COOKIES: that allow to improve the advertisements shown to each anonymous User in Alter 5 Services, storing the duration or frequency of display of the advertisements, the interaction with, the browsing patterns that allow to elaborate a profile of advertising interest and offer publicity adequate to your interests.
      6. THIRD PARTY ADVERTISING COOKIES: In addition to the advertising managed on Alter 5’s Website, Alter 5 may use, if applicable, Cookies to allow advertising agencies the ability to serve personalized ads on third-party websites or Apps. In this way, the advertising agency can identify the Alter 5 user’s team on those third-party websites or apps and access the data associated with them, to show personalized advertising.
  6. HOW CAN I AVOID USING COOKIES ON THIS WEBSITE?

    If you prefer to avoid the use of Cookies on this page, taking into account the above-described limitations, first you must disable the use of Cookies in your browser and then delete the Cookies saved in your browser associated with this website. You may use this option for preventing the use of Cookies at any time.

  7. HOW DO I DISABLE AND PREVENT THE USE OF COOKIES?

    You may restrict, block or delete the Cookies from this website at any time by changing the configuration of your browser following the steps indicated below. While settings are different in each browser, Cookies are normally configured in the «Preferences» or «Tools» menu. For further details on configuring Cookies in your browser, see the «Help» menu in the browser itself.

    The instructions to access the configuration menu of cookies and, where appropriate, private browsing in different browsers can be found at:

    Internet Explorer:
    Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings.
    For more information, you can consult Microsoft support or browser Help.

    Firefox:
    Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Settings.
    For more information, you can check Mozilla support or browser Help.

    Chrome:
    Settings -> Show advanced options -> Privacy -> Content settings.
    For more information, you can check Google support or browser Help.

    Safari:
    Preferences -> Security.
    For more information, you can check Apple support or browser Help.

    Also, you can oppose the use of certain cookies through the following services:

    http://www.criteo.com/deactivate-criteo-banners/
    http://youronlinechoices.eu/
    http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/
    http://www.aboutads.info/choices/

  8. UPDATES AND CHANGES IN THE COOKIES POLICY

    Alter 5 can modify this Cookies Policy based on legislative or regulatory requirements, or with the purpose of adapting said policy to the instructions issued by the European Authorities on Data Protection, therefore Users are advised to visit it periodically.