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Following the principles of legality, loyalty, and transparency, and in order to clearly state the terms and conditions under which this website may be used, we make here a full explanation about the:

 

 

 

COOKIES POLICY

 

 

of this website: https://spanishcompass.com.

 

 

DATA OF THE LEGAL RESPONSIBLE OF THIS WEBSITE.

 

Name: COMPASS ACADEMY S.L.

CIF: B-44509248

SOCIAL ADDRESS: Number 2 of the street Cinctorres. Postal Code 12006, city of Castellón de la Plana, province of Castellón, Spain.

E-mail: admin@spanishcompass.com.

Legally inscribed in the “Registro Mercantil de Castellón” (Castellón Enterprises Register) in the tome 1765, folio 158, inscription 1, sheet CS-41254 in July 24th of 2018.

 

COMPASS ACADEMY S.L. is the legal owner of the brand SPANISH COMPASS, under which it offers to the public services of teaching and products related with the brand, all of it through the use of this website stored in different servers and with the url https://spanishcompass.com and https://spanishcompass.es.

 

The tax address of COMPASS ACADEMY S.L. is located in Spain, so the operation of the website in all its parts is legally regulated according to the Spanish laws. Especially if we talk about taxes, copyright, protection of personal data policy, cookies policy, payments, refunds, and billing.

 

This COOKIES POLICY document has been written originally in the Spanish language, and all the references to laws and technicisms are based on the Spanish laws. If during the translation to the different languages in which the users are attended arises any type of legal discrepancy, the original document written in Spanish will be the base for interpreting it, and always under the point of view of the laws of Spain.

 

This page which you are currently reading contains currently only information about the Cookies Policy of this website, which is enough to accomplish with the legal duty about the Law of Services in the Information Society and Electronic Commerce, but it doesn’t contain information about the General Terms & Conditions of Use and Privacy Policy (personal data protection). The valid acceptance of the Cookies Policy of use exposed in this page is not enough by itself to consider that you know totally all the legal conditions. To know them in detail those other important points we put into your disposition the following links to that pages inside this same website where they are explained with detail:

 

GO TO TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USE PAGE

GO TO PRIVACY POLICY PAGE

 

 

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

 

The Web https://spanishcompass.com of COMPASS ACADEMY SL uses Cookies. Cookies are files sent to a browser through a web server to record the activities of the User on a specific website. The first purpose of Cookies is to provide the user with faster access to the selected services. In addition, Cookies personalize the services offered by the Web, facilitating and offering each user information that is of interest or that may be of interest, in attention to the use made of the Services.

 

The Web uses Cookies to personalize and facilitate the user’s browsing as much as possible. Cookies are only associated with an anonymous user and their computer and do not provide references that allow the user’s personal data to be deduced. The user may configure his browser to notify and reject the installation of Cookies sent by the Web, without affecting the user’s ability to access the contents of the said website. However, we would like to point out that, in any case, the quality of operation of the website may decrease.

 

Registered users, who register or have logged in, can benefit from more personalized services oriented to their profile, thanks to the combination of the data stored in the cookies with the personal data used at the time of registration. These users expressly authorize the use of this information for the indicated purpose, without prejudice to their right to refuse or disable the use of cookies.

 

Likewise, the Web will be able to know all the services requested by the users, so that they can provide or offer information appropriate to the tastes and preferences of each user.

 

 

WHAT TYPE OF COOKIES DOES EXIST?

 

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

 

  • Session cookies”: These first ones expire when the user closes the browser.
  • Persistent cookies”: These second ones expire depending on when the purpose for which they serve is fulfilled (for example, so that the user remains identified in the Services) or when they are manually deleted.

 

Additionally, depending on its Objective, Cookies can be classified as follows:

 

  • Performance Cookies: This type of Cookie remembers your preferences for the tools found in the services, so you do not have to reconfigure the service each time you visit. As an example, this typology includes:
    • Volume settings of video or sound 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 a service is requested. This Cookie is completely anonymous and is only used to help guide the content to your location.

 

  • Registration cookies: Registration cookies are generated once the user has registered or subsequently opened their session, and they are used to identify you in the services with the following objectives:
    • Keep the user identified so that if a service, the browser or the computer closes and another time or another day enters the service again, it will remain identified, facilitating its navigation without having to re-identify itself. This functionality can be suppressed if the user presses the “close session” functionality so that this Cookie is deleted and the next time it enters the service the user will have to log in to be identified.
    • Check if the user is authorized to access certain services, for example, to participate in a contest.

 

  • Analytic Cookies: Each time a User visits a service, a tool from an external provider generates an analytic Cookie on the user’s computer. This Cookie that is only generated during the visit, will serve in future visits to the Web Services to identify the visitor anonymously. The main objectives that are pursued are:
    • Allow the anonymous identification of navigating users through the “Cookie” (identifies browsers and devices, not people) and therefore the approximate count of the number of visitors and their trend over time.
    • Identify anonymously the most visited content and therefore more attractive to users.
    • Know if the user who is accessing is new or if he is repeating visit.
    • Important: Unless the user decides to register in a Web service, the “Cookie” will never be associated with any personal data that can identify him. These Cookies will only be used for statistical purposes that help optimize the experience of the Users on the site.

 

  • Behavioral advertising cookies: This type of “Cookies” allows you to expand the information of the ads displayed to each anonymous user in the Web Services. Among others, it is stored the duration or frequency of display of advertising positions, the interaction with them, or the browsing patterns and/or user compartments as they help to shape a profile of advertising interest. In this way, they allow offering advertisings related to the interests of the user.

 

  • Third-party advertising cookies: In addition to the advertising managed by the Web in its Services, the Web offers its advertisers the option to serve advertisements through third parties (“AdServers”). In this way, these third parties can store Cookies sent from the Web Services from the browsers of the Users, as well as access the data stored therein.

 

 

WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE?

 

In particular, for the navigation on the Website https://spanishcompass.com the following cookies are used:

 

Analytics:

 

Name

Function

Permanence

_ga It is used to distinguish users. 2 years since installation or update.
__utma It is used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is running, and existing non-UTMB cookies exist. The cookie is updated every time the data is sent to Google Analytics. 2 years since installation or update.
__utmb It is used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is running, and existing non-UTMB cookies exist. The cookie is updated every time the data is sent to Google Analytics. 30 minutes since installation or update.
__utmc It is not used in ga.js. Tuning for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine if the user was in a new session/visit.
Until the end of the browser session
__utmz Store the traffic source or a campaign that explains how the user arrived at your site. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is run and updated every time the data is sent to Google Analytics. 6 months since installation or update.

 

 

Others:

 

Name

Function

Permanence
modal-dialog Memorize if the user has already visited the web on the same day and shows a subscription form if it is the first connection of the user’s day.

1 day

 

Facebook Pixel, among others. Visit the Legal Notice and Privacy Policy page to obtain more information.

 

We also use the AdRoll pixel to collect data for advertising purposes.

 

 

HOW TO DISABLE COOKIES?

 

It is usually possible to stop accepting browser cookies or stop accepting cookies from a particular service.

 

All modern browsers allow you to change the Cookies settings. These settings are usually found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser. Also, you can configure your browser or your email manager, as well as install free add-ons to avoid downloading the Web Bugs when opening an email.

 

The Web offers guidance to the User on the steps to access the configuration menu of cookies and, where appropriate, private browsing in each of the main browsers:

 

  • Internet Explorer: Tools – > Internet options – > Privacy – > Configuration. For more information, you can consult Microsoft support or browser Help.
  • Firefox: Tools – > Options – > Privacy – > History – > Personal Setup.
  • Google Chrome: Settings – > Advanced – > Privacy and Security – > Content Settings
  • Safari: Preferences – > Security. For more information, you can consult Apple support or browser Help.

 

 

COULD THIS COOKIES POLICY CHANGE?

 

The Web https://spanishcompass.com can modify this Cookies Policy depending on the legislative requirements, regulations, or in order to adapt this policy to the instructions issued by the Spanish Agency for Data Protection, therefore it is advisable to users who visit it periodically.

 

When there are significant changes in this Cookies Policy, users will be informed either through the web or via email to registered users.

 

In case you want to obtain more information regarding the configuration of the different browsers, click on the one you want to find out about:

 

 

LAST REVISION OF THIS PAGE AT 2018, DECEMBER 28th

 

 

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