Cookie Policy


This Cookies Policy is an integral part of the Legal Notice and the Privacy Policy of C.E. BRITISH OF LAS PALMAS. Access and navigation on the site, or the use of its services, implies acceptance of the General Conditions established in our Legal Notice (and therefore the Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy). Please read them carefully.

We thank you for choosing to visit us. We want your experience on the site to be the best possible, and for this reason we have written this Cookies Policy in the most transparent way possible.

 

What is a Cookie?

Cookies are files that contain small amounts of information that are downloaded to the user's device, which is used when visiting a website. Its main purpose is to recognize the user every time they access C.E. BRITANICO DE LAS PALMAS and also allows us to improve the quality and usability of our website.

Cookies are essential for the functioning of the Internet- They cannot harm the user's equipment/device and, if activated in the settings of their browser, they help us identify and resolve possible malfunctions of www.bs-gc.com/.

 

Types of Cookies

There are different types of cookies. They all work the same way, but they have small differences:

a) Session Cookies. Session cookies last only for the duration of your visit and are deleted when the browser is closed. Its main purpose is to identify the type of device, support the security of the website or its basic functionality. They do not contain personal information that allows us to identify a person.

b) Persistent or Permanent Cookies: They are stored on the device's hard drive and are read by our website each time a new visit is made to www.bs-gc.com/; it has a specific expiration or expiration date, after which the cookie stops working. They allow us to identify your actions and preferences; Analyse visits and help us understand how users get to our page and improve our services.

c) Functionality Cookies: They allow www.bs-gc.com/ to remember decisions made by the user, such as their login or identifier.

The information these cookies collect is anonymised (that is, it does not contain your name, address, or other data).

d) Third Party Cookies. Third-party cookies are cookies that are installed by a website that is not the one you are visiting; for example, those used by social networks (such as Facebook) or external content plugins (such as Google Maps). In addition, some advertising companies use these types of files to track your visits to each site they advertise on.

e) Analytical Cookies: These are cookies that have the purpose of periodic maintenance and guarantee the best operation and service to the user; collecting data on your activity.

 

Use of Cookies by www.bs-gc.com/

By accessing www.bs-gc.com/, you expressly accept that we can use this type of cookie on your devices. If you disable cookies, your browsing on www.bs-gc.com/ may not be optimal and some of the utilities available at www.bs-gc.com/ may not work correctly.

a) Our own cookies

In order to recognize you and provide you with a better service, our site uses its own cookies (small text files that your browser stores). The advantages of accepting our cookies translates into time savings. They can also be used to recognise you between successive visits and thus adapt the content shown to you, to obtain information about the date and time of your last visit, measure some traffic parameters within the site itself, and estimate the number of visits carried out, so that we can focus and adjust the services and promotions more effectively.

No cookie allows contact your phone number, your email address or any other means of contact. No cookie can extract information from your hard drive or steal personal information.

b) Third Party Cookies. Google Analytics cookies

The site uses the Google Analytics service, which is provided by Google, Inc., the entity whose main office is at 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, United States ("Google").

Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about the use of the site (including your IP address) will be directly transmitted and filed by Google on its servers in the United States. Google will use this information on our behalf for the purpose of keeping track of your use of the site, compiling reports of site activity and providing other services related to site activity and Internet use. Google may transmit said information to third parties when so required by law, or when said third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

If you wish, you can reject the treatment of data or information by rejecting the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, if you do so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this site. By using this site, you consent to the processing of your information by Google in the manner and for the purposes indicated above.

 

User configuration to avoid Cookies.

From www.bs-gc.com/ and in compliance with current legal regulations, we make available the information that allows you to configure your Internet browser/browsers to maintain your privacy and security in relation to cookies. For this reason, we provide you with information and links to the official support sites of the main browsers so that you can decide whether or not, you want to accept the use of cookies.

Thus, you can block cookies through the browser configuration tools or you can configure your browser to notify you when a server wants to save a cookie:

a) If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer, in the menu option Tools> Internet Options> Privacy> Configuration. To know more visit 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, in the menu option Tools> Options> Privacy> Cookies. To know more visit http://support.mozilla.org/es/products/firefox/cookies. 

c) If you use Chrome, in the Options> Advanced options> Privacy section. To know more http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647 

d) If you use Opera, in the Security and Privacy option, you can configure the browser. To learn more visit http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/

Contact us

Tafira

  • Address

    Crta. Tafira a Marzagán s/n.
    El Sabinal
    35017 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

  • Phone

    +(34) 928 351 167

  • Email

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Maspalomas

  • Address

    C\ Mar de Azor, 3
    El Hornillo
    35100 San Bartolomé de Tirajana

  • Phone

    +(34) 928 142 494

  • Email

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