This website (the “Site”) uses its own and third party cookies to function properly, to maintain the session and to personalize user experience, as well as to obtain statistics about its use.
Please read this Cookies Policy to learn more about what cookies are, which cookies do we use, for what purposes and how can you disable them. Through the acceptance of the Cookies notice, you are consenting to the installation of cookies informed.
- What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. Cookies are not viruses – they are plain text items and are not compiled code – so they cannot be executed on, or affect the operation of, the device.
Some cookies are temporary, like the “session cookies” and remain on the user’s machine until they close the website. They do not remain on the user’s computer. Some others are persistent, this means that stay stored in a computer’s cookies file after the user has closed the website. They will re-connect to the web page when it is next opened, remembering information that facilitates navigation (direct access to the service without needing to repeat the login process) or providing a commercial service (offering products or services related to previous visits).
Cookies can be created by the website being visited (they are called “own cookies”) and some will be received by the site owner from third parties (they are called “third-party cookies”) when navigating a website generated by a third-party service hosted by that website. For example, a cookie used by an advert or advertising banner on the website visited.
The purposes of the cookies may differ as follows:
Technical cookies are those that allow the user to navigate through the website or application and the use of different options or services that exist therein. For example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access restricted access, remember elements regarding an order, make the application for registration or participation in an event, use security elements during the browsing and storing contents for the dissemination of videos or sound.
Are those that allow the user to access the service with some general characteristics predefined in their device or that the user defines him/herself. For example, the language, the type of browser through which you access the service, the selected content design, geolocation of the device and the regional configuration from where the service.
Are those that allow the effective management of advertising spaces that have been included in the website or application from which the service is provided. They allow to adapt the content of the advertising so that it is relevant for the user and to avoid showing ads that the user has already seen.
Are those that allow tracking and analysis of the behavior of users on websites. The information collected through this type of cookies is used in the measurement of the activity of the websites, application or platform and for the elaboration of navigation profiles of the users of said sites, with the purpose of introducing improvements in the service based on of the usage data that users make.
Social Network cookies
So-called “social network” cookies relate to services provided by third parties, such as “Like” and “Share” buttons. They are used to provide you with services or to remember your sharing preferences for social networks. The social network that provides the application button may use it to identify you, even if you have not used the button whilst browsing our website. Indeed, this type of application button can allow the social network in question to understand your navigation of our website, solely based on the fact that the social network in question is activated on your device (open session) as you are browsing our website.
To learn more about cookies you can visit the following sites that provides useful information on this topic (please note that both are links to external sites not related to Almirall):
- What type of cookies uses this Site
|Cookie Name||Description/Use||Type of cookie||Retention Time|
|_smVID||User preferences to share contents through social nets and subscribe to services.||Technical||29 days|
|CookieConsent||Stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain||Technical||365 days|
|__smSessionId||Necessary for the sign-up function on the website.||Customization||365 days|
|_smScrollBoxShown||User preferences to share contents through social nets and subscribe to services.||Customization||365 days|
|_smToken||User preferences to share contents through social nets and subscribe to services.||Analytical||365 days|
|_ga [x2]||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website||Analytical||730 days|
|_gat_gtag_UA_21749859_34||To upload scripts||Analytical||1 minute|
|_gat_UA-127893929-1||To limit requests to doubleclick.net||Analytical||1 minute|
|_gid [x2]||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website||Analytical||1 day|
|_fbp||Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.||Social Networks||90 days|
|_gcl_au||Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services.||Social Networks||90 days|
|IDE||Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.||Social Networks||365 days|
|test_cookie||Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.||Social Networks||1 day|
|fr||Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.||Social Networks||90 days|
|tr||Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.||Social Networks||Session|
|ads/ga-audiences||Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s online behaviour across websites.||Social Networks||Session|
|GPS||Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.||Social Networks||1 day|
|PREF||Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites.||Social Networks||240 days|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.||Social Networks||179 days|
|YSC||Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.||Social Networks||Session|
|yt-remote-cast-installed||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Social Networks||Session|
|yt-remote-connected-devices||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Social Networks||Persistent|
|yt-remote-device-id||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Social Networks||Persistent|
|yt-remote-fast-check-period||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Social Networks||Session|
|yt-remote-session-app||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Social Networks||Session|
|yt-remote-session-name||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Social Networks||Session|
- How to uninstall cookies?
At any time you will have the possibility to accept or reject the installation of cookies, or reject the installation of a certain type of cookies, such as the analytical cookies. Also, after each session you can delete all or some of the stored cookies.
Also you can activate:
- private browsing, through which your browser stops saving browsing history, website passwords, cookies and other information of the pages you visit, or
- the function of not tracking, by which the browser asks the websites that you visit not to track your browsing habits, for example, to serve you with advertising of your interest in the sites you visit.
We recommend that you consult the help of your browser to learn about the different options on how to manage cookies. Keep in mind that the blocking of cookies can affect all or some of the features of our Site. For your convenience, below we provide the help links from different browsers:
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 : http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11
- Microsoft Edge: http://windows.microsoft.com/es-xl/windows-10/edge-privacy-faq
- Apple Safari 8:
- Apple Safari 9:
- Google Chrome : https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
- Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences y https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored
When visiting our Site for the first time we will offer you the possibility to configure which Cookies you wish to install. You can oppose the installation of any category of Cookies, except for the technical ones, which are necessary for the proper functioning of the Site by selecting your options below:
Likewise, as indicated in the previous section, the User may, at any time, reject the installation of a certain type of cookies, such as analytical third-party cookies, by configuring the browser itself.
- Also, some of our suppliers have a direct system to oppose the installation of their Cookies. Google Analytics: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=es. An opt-out cookie is set which prevents the collection of your data on future visits to this Site.
In this link you can find also options to opt-out from cookies stored in your device: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/.
Please note that if at any time you delete the cookies from your browser, it is possible that your opt-out preferences from the previous providers will be eliminated, so you must re-oppose their installation.
The previous links have been inserted for your convenience and can be updated by the developers of these browsers. We will use all reasonable efforts to maintain the previous list duly updated. However, if a link does not work or is not up to date, you can go to the “Help” menu of your browser.
If you want to have more control over the installation of cookies, you can install programs or add-ons to your browser, known as “Do Not Track” tools, which will allow you to choose the cookies you want to allow.
We use the Facebook Pixel to show you advertisements about our products and/or services on the Facebook social network once you have logged on to Facebook. The social network Facebook is in charge of the registration and conservation of the information. We will not collect information about your identity at any time.
You may also at any time exercise your right to refuse to use your information for marketing and re-marketing purposes by disabling the Facebook pixel through Facebook account settings: https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/?entry_product=ad_settings_screen
Last update: April 2019