1. What are cookies?

The website owned and operated by Plásticos de Carballo, S.A . (hereinafter “the website” or the “website”) uses cookies and/or similar technologies that store and retrieve information when you browse. In general, these technologies can be used for a variety of purposes, such as recognising you as a user, obtaining information about your browsing habits, or personalising the way in which content is displayed.

The user may configure their browser to notify and reject the installation of cookies sent by the website, without this affecting the possibility of accessing the contents of said website, but the quality of the website’s operation may be reduced.

The specific uses we make of these technologies are described below.

2. What types of cookies are there?

Cookies, depending on their permanence, can be divided into:

  • Session cookies:Session cookies are designed to collect and store data while an user accesses a website. They are usually used to store information that is only of interest for the provision of the requested service. They expire when the user closes the browser.
  • Persistent cookies:These are those in which the data remains stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a defined period of time depending on when the purpose for which it is used is fulfilled (e.g. to keep the user logged in to the Services) or when it is manually deleted.

Depending on their Owner, they can be divided into:

  • Own cookies:Own cookies are those sent to users’ devices from a device or domain managed by the website holder and from the website providing the services required by users.
  • Third-party cookies:Third party  The cookies sent to the User’s device from device or domain not managed by the editor, but rather by another entity that processes any data obtained through cookies.

Cookie can also be classified  according to their  purpose:

  • Technical cookies:These allow the user to browse through a website, platform or application and use the different options or services that exist on it, including those that the editor uses to allow the management and operation of the website and enable its functions and services such as, for example, identifying the session or controlling traffic and data communication.
  • Preference or personalisation cookies:This type of cookie remembers your preferences for the tools that are found in services, so that you do not have to configure the service every time you visit. By way of example, this type includes:
    • Volume adjustments of video or audio players.
    • The video transmission speeds that are compatible with your browser.
  • Geo-location cookies:These cookies are used to find out which country you are in when you request a service. This cookie is totally anonymous and is only used to centre contents on your location.
  • Registration cookies:Registration cookies are created after users register on a website or after logging on to a session, and are used to identify them in services for the purposes of:
    • Keep users logged in so that, if they close a service, the browser or computer and return to the service at another time or on another day, the users will continue to be logged in, thus facilitating browsing without having to login again. This functionality can be deleted if the user clicks on the function ‘close session’, so that the cookie is deleted and the next time the user enters the service, he or she will have to login again to be identified.
    • Verify if the user is authorised to access specific services, for example to participate in a contest.
  • Analysis or measurement cookies:Analytical cookies: Every time a user visits a service, an external provider tool generates an analytical cookie on the user’s computer. This cookie that is only generated during the visit, will be used on future visits to web services to anonymously identify the visitor. The main aims are:
    • Permit the anonymous identification of users browsing via this cookie (it identifies browsers and devices, not people) and, therefore, the approximate count of the number of visitors and their trends over time.
    • Anonymously identify the most visited contents and, thus, those that are most attractive to users.
    • Know whether the user accessing the site is a new or returning visitor.
    • Important: Unless the user decides to register for a web service, the cookie will never be associated with any personal data that can identify him/her. These cookies will only be used for statistical purposes that help to optimise Users’ experience on the website.
  • Behavioural advertising cookiesBehavioural advertising cookies: this type of cookie lets more information be collected for the adverts shown to each anonymous user of the web services.. These include storing the length of time and frequency of viewing advertising positions, interaction with them, and the user’s browsing patterns and/or behaviour, which help to create a profile with advertising interests. Thus, advertising can be shown that matches the user’s interests.
  • Third-party advertising cookies:In addition to the advertising handled by the website for its services, the website offers its advertisers the option of serving adverts through third parties (ad servers). In this way, these third parties can store cookies sent by web services from the users’ browsers, as well as access the data stored on them.

3. What cookies do we use?

The cookies we use on our website are:

  • Own cookies:
Name Type Function Expiry Domain
cookieyes-consent Needed Cookie to remember users’ consent preferences, so that their preferences are respected on their subsequent visits to this site. It does not collect or store any personal information about visitors to the site. 1 year placasa.com
  • Third party cookies:
Name Type Function Expiry Domain More information
_GRECAPTCHA Needed This cookie is set by Google’s ReCAPTCHA service to identify bots and protect the website against malicious spam attacks. 6 months www.google.com developers.google.com/recaptcha/
_ga_LLZWSRC18G Analytics This cookie is set by Google Analytics. 2 years placasa.com developers.google.com/analytics/
_ga Analytics The _ga cookie, set by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also tracks site usage for site analytics reporting. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognise unique visitors. 2 years placasa.com developers.google.com/analytics/

4. How can I disable cookies?

You can usually stop accepting browser cookies, or stop accepting cookies from a particular service.

All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings are usually found in the ‘Options’ or ‘Preferences’ menu of your browser. You can also change your browser or email manager settings, as well as install free plug-ins to prevent web beacons from being downloaded when you open an email.

The website provides guidance to users on how to access the menu to change cookie settings and, where appropriate, private browsing in each of the main browsers:

  • Internet Explorer Tools > Internet Options > Privacy > Settings
    For more information, you can consult Microsoft support or the browser’s Help.
  • Microsoft Edge Settings & More > Settings > Clear Browsing Data
  • Firefox Tools > Options > Privacy > History > Personalised settings
  • Chrome Settings > Advanced settings > Privacy and security > Clear browsing data
  • Safari Preferences > Security
    For more information, you can consult Apple support or browser Help.

Likewise, the user can modify, configure and, where appropriate, revoke the consent granted for the installation of cookies, using the modal located in all the tabs of the website, and/or by clicking on the following link.

5. Data transfers to third countries

The installation of cookies described in section 3 of this cookie policy may involve the transfer of data to third countries. In this sense, international data transfers involve a flow of personal data from Spanish territory to recipients established in countries outside the European Economic Area (the countries of the European Union plus Liechtenstein, Iceland and Norway).

In view of the above, the international data transfers that we carry out on our website are:

You can find out about the transfers to third countries that, where applicable, are made by the third parties identified in this cookie policy in their corresponding policies (links provided in the “Third-party cookies” section).

6. Rights of data subjects

We remind you that data protection regulations, in articles 15 to 22 of the GDPR, allow data subjects to exercise their rights of access, rectification, erasure (“right to be forgotten”), objection, portability, restriction of processing, and the right to object to automated decisions (including profiling).

You can exercise them at our physical address located at Polígono Industrial de Bértoa, Rúa do Ferro, s/n – 15105 – Carballo, A Coruña (Spain) as well as by e-mail to the following address dpo@placasa.com . You can find more information in our privacy policy.

7. Storage periods

In compliance with article 13.2.a) of the RGPD, we inform you that cookies will be installed for a specific period of time. In this regard, if the user wishes to consult the storage periods and obtain further information on this point, he/she should consult the “expiry” column in section “3. What cookies do we use?.

8. Can the Cookie Policy be modified?

Plásticos de Carballo, S.A may modify this Cookies Policy in accordance with legislative or regulatory requirements, or with the aim of adapting the policy to the instructions decreed by European and/or national authorities (in our case, the Spanish Data Protection Agency), so we advise users to revisit the policy regularly.

When significant changes are made to this Cookie Policy, they will be communicated to users via the website.

Finally, you can consult our privacy policy, to obtain additional information (article 13 of the RGPD) about the processing of your personal data carried out by Plásticos de Carballo, S.A.