What are cookies and why do we use them on this website?
A cookie is a file which downloads itself on the user’s computer when they access certain websites. Cookies allow an internet page to save and to retrieve information about, for example, their navigation habits or their device. Depending on the data they collect and the way they are used, cookies may be used to recognize a user.
Cookies are essential to the normal functioning of the internet and bring countless benefits for the creation of interactive services, for a smoother navigation and for a user-friendlier experience on our website.
Cookies used on this website
The Railsider website uses the following proprietary cookies:
- Technical cookies: they are necessary to ensure a proper navigation on the website.
- Personalization cookies: they allow to recognize and remember the user’s preferences (language).
Those cookies belong to and are managed by a third party and are not considered proprietary.
On the Railsider website, we use the following third-party cookies:
- Google Analytics: it saves data to compile statistics regarding the traffic and visit volume on this website. When you navigate on this internet page, you allow Google to process information about you. This means that if you wish to exercise any right regarding this data you will need to contact Google directly.
Disabling and eliminating cookies
At any time, you can exercise your right to disable or eliminate the cookies associated to this website. The steps to do so depend on the browser you are using.
Browsers are the tools used to store cookies. Their settings enable you to exercise your right to disable or to eliminate them. This website and its legal representatives will not, under any circumstance, guarantee that browsers handle correctly or incorrectly cookies.
In some cases, it might be required to install cookies for the browser to remember your decision of disabling them. Regarding cookies issued by Google Analytics, the company stores them on servers located in the United States of America and vows not to share them with other third parties, unless required for the operation of the system or by law.
According to Google, your IP address is not stored. Google Inc. endorses the safe harbour arrangement, that guarantees all transferred data will be handled with a security level in conformity with European standards.
How to configure cookie settings
In addition, RAILSIDER informs its users that they can configure their browser to receive a notification each time a cookie is detected. The user can then decide to prevent the storing of the cookie on their device.
Hereafter, we provide you with links to various browsers explaining how to modify the cookie settings:
- Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
- Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
- Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10
- Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH17191?locale=es_ES&viewlocale=en_US
- Opera: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/