• Grupo Caja Rural

    Cookie Policy

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The purpose of this policy is to inform users, in a transparent manner, of the existence of cookies and the use made of them by Asociación Española de Cajas Rurales on its website, as well as the options available for managing them.

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files installed in a computer terminal (or other device, such as a mobile telephone) through the websites visited by the user. In general terms, their main aim is to collect browsing data from the user in order to improve the services and functioning of the website, compile statistical information and show the user customised contents.

2. Who is responsible for their processing?

The entity responsible for processing the browsing data obtained through the cookies on our website is Asociación Española de Cajas Rurales.

3. What is the legal basis for processing data through cookies?

Those cookies that are necessary for the correct functioning of our website will be installed automatically in your device. To install any other kind of cookie, we need your permission. You can change or withdraw your consent at any time in section 5: “Cookie Statement”.

You can also consult the Cookie Statement to see when the established periods for data processing end.

The recipients of the information gathered are described in the Cookies Statement, in the Supplier column.

4. Cookie types and purposes

Cookies are widely used to track the activities of users visiting our website, with the aim of improving their experience by storing and recovering browsing data. They are also used to provide information about user browsing to the owners of other websites and collaborators, with the aim of analysing the use made of our website.

When you browse our website, different types of cookies are used. These can be categorised in accordance with:

The period for which they are stored:

  • Session cookies are cookies designed to collect and store information while the user is actually on the website. They are usually used to store information that is only required for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion.

  • Persistent cookies are a type of cookie which store data in the terminal. These data can be accessed and processed for a period determined by the entity responsible for the cookie, which may range from a few minutes to several years.

The entity which manages them:

  • Own cookies are cookies created or managed by the entity responsible for the website, namely Asociación Española de Cajas Rurales. We use our own persistent cookies for technical purposes, to monitor the display of banners which inform the user about cookies.

  • Third party cookies are cookies that are sent to the user's terminal from a device or domain that is not managed by the editor, but rather by another entity which processes the data obtained through them.

The purpose for which the data obtained through the cookies is processed:

  • Technical cookies (essential): These cookies enable the user to browse the website, platform or application and use the different options and services contained in them.

  • Customisation cookies (preferences): These are cookies that enable the user to access the services with certain general characteristics that are predefined in accordance with a series of criteria in the user's terminal (for example, language, type of browser used to access the service, regional configuration, etc.).

  • Analysis cookies (statistical): These are cookies that enable user behaviour on the website to which they are linked to be monitored and analysed. The information collected through these cookies is used to measure the activity of the corresponding websites, applications or platforms and to compile browser profiles for the users of these sites, with the ultimate purpose of making improvements in accordance with an analysis of how users actually use the service..

  • Advertising cookies (marketing): These cookies enable more efficient management of the advertising spaces that may be included in the website, application or platform providing the requested service, in terms of criteria such as edited content or the frequency with which adverts are displayed.

  • Behavioural advertising cookies (marketing): These cookies enable more efficient management of the advertising spaces that may be included in the website, application or platform providing the requested service. They store information about user behaviour, obtained through the ongoing observation of their browser habits. This in turn enables a specific profile to be developed for each user, in order to enable the display of targeted advertising content.

The specific purpose of each cookie used on our website is outlined in the Cookie Statement.

5. Cookie statement and settings


6. User rights

7. Review of the Cookie Policy

Asociación Española de Cajas Rurales undertakes to review its Cookie Policy on an annual basis, except when regulatory changes or those of a different nature require said policy to be adapted before that period has transpired. We therefore recommend that users consult the policy on a regular basis.