What are cookies?

“Cookies” are alphanumerical identifiers which are uploaded to and installed on your unit through your Web browser in order to collect specific anonymous information which in no case makes it possible to identify the user; systems use cookies to recognise what browser is being used and other statistical data so as to improve the services we offer.
More specifically, SPRI uses Google Analytics to measure how users interact with our website and other related sites, such as the blog. We use this tool mainly to understand how visitors on our site relate with us through that channel.
Google guarantees that the cookies which are installed do not include personal information and that they are only used to collect information to measure search trends, user preferences, website operation, associated advertising, user location and others. For further information on the cookies used by Google, please see the Tips on Cookies used by Google.
The cookies which Google Analytics installs on your computer so that it may take these measurements are described in the section titled “Cookies usage on website” (only available in English).
Google provides its service in accordance with its general conditions and its own privacy policy.
SPRI hereby informs the users of its web portal that collecting information on the use of this site through Google is performed by Google alone, on its behalf, and the site owner at no time gains access to this information, but rather only the aggregate information which it is later provided by Google through Google Analytics, and that information is not associated with your IP address.
Users must bear in mind that it is Google that determines the purpose of the handling and use of the information collected by Google Analytics at all times, as well as the operation and duration of the “cookie,” and that, in accordance with the information provided by Google, users may prevent the collection of that information by rejecting the installation of “cookies” using the proper setup on their web browsers.
In order to help those users who wish to block the installation of cookies on their computer, SPRI makes available to its users links to the instructions provided for that purpose by those web browsing applications which it believes are most widespread:
Internet Explorer™:
Version 9 I Version 10 I Version 11
Safari™:
Safari™ 5 and 6 I Safari™ 7 I Safari™ 8
Adjustments on iPhone, iPad or iPod
Chrome™
Firefox™
Opera™
Android
Windows Phone

What type of cookies does this website use?

The website may also use cookies that are needed to remember the user’s browsing preferences while the cookies remain in existence:
Cookie Name Cookie Category Description Duration
wordpress_ 2 WordPress cookie for a logged in user. session
wordpress_logged_in_ 2 WordPress cookie for a logged in user session
wordpress_test_ 2 WordPress cookie for a logged in user session
wordpress_test_cookie 2 WordPress test cookie session
wp-settings- 1 WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
wp-settings-time- 2 WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
PHPSESSID 1 To identify your unique session on the website session
SESS 1 To ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the site and that any information you have entered is remembered. session
qtrans_admin_language 1 Contains the primary language of the website administrator. 30 days
qtrans_cookie_test 1 A cookie to test if cookies are enabled. session
TinyMCE_content_size 3 Cookie set by the TinyMCE editor indicating the size of the content being edited. session
Last of all, third-party “cookies” may also be installed in the event that users employ tools to share any of the portal’s contents on social networks. Such cookies actually come from the social networks on which the content is meant to be shared, and therefore, in order to ascertain more about them, it is recommended that you visit the websites belonging to these social networks.
In order to help users complete this setup, SPRI provides users with the information on cookies found on the social networks which are used by SPRI.
LinkedIn I Twitter I YouTube
How to deactivate our cookies (or any others)
Thus, as described above, users may reject the handling of data or information by rejecting the use of cookies through the proper setup in their web browser. However, they must be aware that, if they do this, they may not be able to access the full functionality of this website.
Once users have read all of the information provided, we warn them that if they continue to browse on our website without having implemented the proper measures for customisation of their browsers to block installation of the cookies used by the site, under the terms stated in Article 22.2 of Act 34/2002, the Information Society and Electronic Commerce Services Act, in its version enacted under Royal Decree 13/2012 of 30th March 2012, then the user gives consent for the use of the aforementioned mechanisms.

The website may also use cookies that are needed to remember the user’s browsing preferences while the cookies remain in existence:
Cookie Name Cookie Category Description Duration
wordpress_ 2 WordPress cookie for a logged in user. session
wordpress_logged_in_ 2 WordPress cookie for a logged in user session
wordpress_test_ 2 WordPress cookie for a logged in user session
wordpress_test_cookie 2 WordPress test cookie session
wp-settings- 1 WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
wp-settings-time- 2 WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
PHPSESSID 1 To identify your unique session on the website session
SESS 1 To ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the site and that any information you have entered is remembered. session
qtrans_admin_language 1 Contains the primary language of the website administrator. 30 days
qtrans_cookie_test 1 A cookie to test if cookies are enabled. session
TinyMCE_content_size 3 Cookie set by the TinyMCE editor indicating the size of the content being edited. session
Last of all, third-party “cookies” may also be installed in the event that users employ tools to share any of the portal’s contents on social networks. Such cookies actually come from the social networks on which the content is meant to be shared, and therefore, in order to ascertain more about them, it is recommended that you visit the websites belonging to these social networks.
In order to help users complete this setup, SPRI provides users with the information on cookies found on the social networks which are used by SPRI.
LinkedIn I Twitter I YouTube

How to deactivate our cookies (or any others)

Thus, as described above, users may reject the handling of data or information by rejecting the use of cookies through the proper setup in their web browser. However, they must be aware that, if they do this, they may not be able to access the full functionality of this website.
Once users have read all of the information provided, we warn them that if they continue to browse on our website without having implemented the proper measures for customisation of their browsers to block installation of the cookies used by the site, under the terms stated in Article 22.2 of Act 34/2002, the Information Society and Electronic Commerce Services Act, in its version enacted under Royal Decree 13/2012 of 30th March 2012, then the user gives consent for the use of the aforementioned mechanisms.