Various technologies are used by the Hearst group of companies (“we”, “us”, “our” or “Hearst”) and third parties, which include our partners and service providers related to advertising and marketing. that include cookies (“Cookies and Similar Technologies”).
Cookies and Similar Technologies vary depending on the Digital Services and include cookies, web beacons, tags, scripts, pixels, local shared objects (including HTML5 cookies), and software development kits (“SDKs”).
We recommend that you read on to find out what types of cookies we use, why we do so and how you can choose between various options regarding Cookies and Similar Technologies.
WHAT ARE COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES?
Cookies are considered to be any type of file or device that is downloaded to a user’s terminal equipment and can serve very different purposes. In this sense, we inform you that the Digital Services automatically record certain information about visits to the Digital Services using Cookies and Similar Technologies, such as the number and frequency of visitors, technical information about browsers and the devices used to access the Digital Services and information on service interruptions and other technical issues. Cookies and Similar Technologies that record this information are necessary to allow the Digital Services to function.
We and third parties may automatically collect certain information through Cookies and Similar Technologies about your activities over time in the Digital Services and in the pages, applications and other means of third parties. Cookies and Similar Technologies may be included on our web pages, mobile applications, email messages, and other digital content. They may assign or collect unique cookie identifiers or other identifiers associated with your browser or device. They also collect information while you are using our Digital Services or running in the background on your device.
Cookies and Similar Technologies in Digital Services can be sent directly by Hearst (referred to as “own cookies”) or from other sources, such as advertisers and data analysis companies (referred to as “third party cookies”).
Cookies and Similar Technologies are specific to each browser and device and can be kept for different periods of time. Some are automatically deleted when the browser is closed or when the Digital Service is exited. Sometimes they are called “session cookies”. Other cookies are “persistent cookies”, which means that they remain on your device after you have closed your browser.
WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE AND WHY?
Our Cookies Panel offers you information about the different categories of Cookies and Similar Technologies used by Digital Services, the companies that handle them and why. The Cookies Panel is always available on our web pages. When accessing this panel, you can select the category of Cookies on which you want to obtain more information, selecting the option (+) and clicking on the link “Cookie Information”.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, we generally offer you the following information on the types of cookies used on the website and their functionalities.
- Strictly necessary technical cookies: These are cookies necessary for the proper functioning of the website.
- Analysis or measurement cookies: These are those that allow the person responsible for them to monitor and analyze the behavior of the users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the websites, application or platform and to create navigation profiles of the users of said sites.
- Personalization cookies: These cookies allow us to remember information so that users can access the service with certain characteristics that allow their experience to be differentiated from that of other users, such as, for example, language, language, country, city, etc.
- Behavioral advertising cookies: they allow the storage of information on the behavior of users obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, in order to develop a specific profile to be able to display advertising information of interest to the user.
Regarding the period of time that they remain activated, the following are used on this website:
- Session cookies: These are those designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page and disappear when the browser is closed.
- Persistent cookies: are those in which the data is still stored in the terminal and that can be accessed during a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, which can range from several minutes to several years.
HOW TO OBTAIN INFORMATION ABOUT THIRD PARTIES AND INTERNATIONAL DATA TRANSFERS?
You can find more information about third-party providers by accessing the cookie management panel that you will find at the bottom of the website. When accessing the configuration panel, you can select the category of Cookies on which you want to obtain more information, selecting the option (+) and clicking on the link “Cookie Information”.
Once the user accesses the list of Cookies through the link “Cookie Information”, and selects the option “View cookies”, you will be able to find out about transfers to third countries that third parties carry out, accessing their corresponding protection policies. of data and cookies, through the links to the official web pages of said third parties that you will find at your disposal.
Likewise, we inform you that the information obtained through the cookies managed by third parties could be transferred to, stored and processed in countries other than those of the European Union and the United Kingdom, which do not have data protection laws similar to those of the European Union or the United Kingdom.
Likewise, we inform you that Hearst cannot control nor is it responsible for the content and veracity of the terms and conditions and the privacy policies of third parties. Likewise, it is not responsible for the correct functioning of the links provided to the corresponding web pages.
YOUR OPTIONS, THROUGH THE CONFIGURATION, DEACTIVATION AND ELIMINATION OF COOKIES
Cookies and Similar Technologies help us, our service providers, and our business partners to provide and personalize Digital Services based on a profile created from browsing habits. You have the right to accept or reject certain Cookies and Similar Technologies.
To configure or disable cookies, you can access the management panel at any time and permanently at the bottom of the web page.
Also, keep in mind that, if you accept third-party cookies, you must delete them from the browser options or from the system offered by the third party itself.
Without prejudice to going to the configuration panel, you can also disable cookies from the browser options by following the instructions described below.
Disabling on web pages (browsers)
Most browsers accept cookies by default. You can modify the settings so that your browser rejects certain Cookies and Similar Technologies or sends you a notification before accepting cookies. To activate it, follow the instructions provided by your browser, which are usually found in the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” services. Some third parties also offer the possibility of rejecting their cookies by clicking directly on a disable link and, to learn more about these cookies, you should review the Cookies policy of the third party in question.
You can also follow the instructions provided by the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (“EDAA”) by clicking here to learn about the disabling of Cookies from companies that have chosen to join the EDAA disabling plan.
Disabling in mobile applications
To limit advertising tracking on your mobile device, you can review and adjust settings provided by your device manufacturer, such as ” Limit advertising tracking ” on iOS or ” Disable personalized ads ” on Android.
Remember that, as the mobile application environment continues to evolve, new privacy settings or mechanisms for disabling personalized ads may appear. We urge you to review information about these opt-outs and announcements that may be made available to you by device manufacturers, technology companies, and industry associations.
UPDATE OF THE COOKIES POLICY
This Cookies Policy may vary depending on new legislative and regulatory requirements, or in order to adapt said policy to the instructions issued by the Spanish Agency for Data Protection.
Finally, if the user wishes to obtain information on data protection, we recommend that they consult our Privacy Notice.
Last Updated: Nov 11, 2021