What is a cookie?

Cookies are small data files that are saved on the user’s computer and that contain certain information about the visit made by the user to the website. The cookie is downloaded by the device being used to access the website, and is saved on the hard drive of said device. Cookies serve a variety of purposes, including enabling the website to recognise your device when you revisit it, ensuring that you receive the right content or saving information about preferences or services that the user has provided to us. Cookies do not damage the user’s device.

In this Cookie Policy we use the word cookie to refer to all files that store information this way.

Does PEDELTA use cookies?

PEDELTA uses cookies in its website in order to help the user to browse the same and to improve the experience by remembering the user’s settings and preferences in terms of design, colours and areas or menus that the user wishes to be most accessible from the homepage. Likewise, PEDELTA uses cookies in its website in order to collect data that is used to supervise the use and utility of our website and to obtain statistical and security data.

In order to improve and personalise the service as much as possible and adapt it to the user’s preferences, PEDELTA may collect, produce and conserve data about the user’s browsing, activity and preferences. Additionally, the tools used to obtain statistics about the use of the website offer the possibility to obtain more detailed information about the behaviour of visitors to and users of the website. This data may be collected, treated and stored in association with a certain IP address or user or be submitted to a disassociation process in order to draw conclusions based on anonymous data.

Are all cookies alike?

Cookies may be differentiated in terms of the different functions for which they are used, their duration or who handles them. It is important to note that one cookie could belong to several categories.


Strictly necessary cookies are those that enable the user to browse the website and use the different options or services offered by the same. PEDELTA uses strictly necessary cookies, some of which are used in order for the website to function, such as, for example, the cookies that enable us to identify users so that they can access privately or maintain their session with the server. If the user decides not to enable these cookies, it may not be possible to use the website, or it may be much less satisfactory.



Personalisation cookies are used to remember the changes that the user has made to the preferences in their account, the selected language, the format of certain elements of the website, etc. At PEDELTA, we use personalisation cookies to remember user preferences.



Analysis cookies are used to obtain generic information about access by users to the website in order to provide aggregate information about the same for statistical purposes. This type of cookie is used to analyse how users browse the website and track its performance. At PEDELTA, we use third party analysis cookies to obtain information about access by users to the website and to therefore improve our services.



These are cookies sent to your terminal from a system or domain managed by PEDELTA and from which the requested service is provided. PEDELTA uses first party cookies on the website.



Third party cookies are cookies sent to your terminal from a system or domain that is not managed by PEDELTA. PEDELTA uses third party cookies on the website, specifically Google Analytics cookies from the Google Inc. company. In this regard, users are informed that PEDELTA has no control over third party cookies and in order to obtain information about them, they should view the third party’s privacy or cookies policy.



These cookies are designed to remain active while the user browses the website, and are deleted as soon as the user closes the browser window. PEDELTA uses session cookies.



These cookies are designed to remain active for a certain period. PEDELTA uses persistent cookies whose duration varies from one cookie to another depending on their purpose.


Who uses the cookies on the website?

As PEDELTA uses first party and third party cookies (specifically those of Google Analytics from Google Inc.) on the website, PEDELTA uses the cookies that it owns and Google Inc. uses the cookies that it owns. As PEDELTA has no control over third party cookies, users are advised to view the Privacy Policy or Cookies Policy of the third party in order to obtain further information about the same.

How can I delete or disable cookies?

These days, most Internet browsers are set to accept cookies automatically, although the user can change the browser settings to issue a warning about the presence of cookies or to prevent them.

Users can allow, block or delete cookies installed in their system by changing the settings options in the browser installed in their computer. Users can change their browser preferences to limit access by certain cookies to their computer. These preferences are usually found in the browser’s “options” or “preferences” menus.

However, users are informed that if they change their browser’s preferences to prevent access by cookies, this may cause some of the website’s functions to have no effect or become inoperative, making the use of the website less efficient so that the user may not be able to make use of all of the features of our website.

You can find further information here or in your browser’s “Help” menu:

Link to Internet Explorer cookie preferences.
Link to Chrome cookie preferences.
Link to Firefox cookie preferences.
Link to Safari cookie preferences.


Further information about cookies

You can find further information about cookies at: or

What cookies does PEDELTA use?

PEDELTA provides users with the following table of the cookies used by this website along with the purpose of each.


Name Type Duration Description
utma analytical 2 years This cookie generates a single user ID and records the date, the first and last time that the user visited the website. It is used to count how many times a single user visits the site.
utmb analytical 30 minutes This cookie records the time of arrival at the web page and expires 30 minutes after the last record of a viewed page. It is automatically deleted when the user goes to another website or closes the browser. If a user is inactive on a website for more than 30 minutes (goes to eat, for example) and then opens a page again, this will be considered a new user session (1 single user makes 2 visits).
utmc analytical Session The javascript code that is currently used by Google Analytics does not require this cookie. This cookie was formerly used together with the _utmb cookie to determine whether, after 30 minutes on the same page, to proceed to or not establish a new user session. This cookie continues to be written to ensure compatibility with websites that use the old urchin.js tracking code.
utmz analytical Session This cookie is used to calculate the traffic from organic and PPC search engines, displayed advertising campaigns and movement within the website itself (internal links). The cookie is updated every time the website is visited.
wordpress_logged_in_[hash] strictly necessary Session After logging in, WordPress activates the wordpress_logged_in_[hash] cookie, which indicates when you have connected and who you are, and is used by the WordPress interface.
wordpress_test_cookie strictly necessary Session This cookie is used by the WordPress content manager to check whether the browser has cookies enabled.
wordpress_[hash] strictly necessary Session This cookie is activated during login and saves authentication details. Its use is limited to the /wp-config/ administration area.
wp-settings-{time}-[UID] strictly necessary 1 year The UID located at the end of the name of the cookie contains the user ID as stored in the WordPress database. It is used to store the appearance of the administration interface and can be used to store the main site appearance.
viewed_cookie_policy Cookie Law
Third Party Cookie
1 year Remembers whether the visitor has accepted/closed the Cookie info plugin’s information bar.
_ga 2 years This is used to differentiate between users and sessions. The cookie is created on loading the javascript library and there is no version prior to the _ga cookie. The cookie is updated every time that data is sent to Google Analytics.
_gat 10 min This is used to differentiate between the different tracking objects created during the session. The cookie is created on loading the javascript library and there is no version prior to the _gat cookie. The cookie is updated every time that data is sent to Google Analytics.