Introduction User trust is important to us, and therefore, at INTERNATIONAL ROAD TECHNOLOGY CONSULTING, S.L., hereinafter the "Portal" we are concerned with protecting your privacy. An important aspect of this is to provide you with as much information as possible about how we use your personal data, including how we use local data storage and similar technology.
What do local data storage, cookies and similar technology mean? Local data storage involves storing different types of data locally on your device via your web browser. Locally stored data may, for example, contain user settings, information about how you browse our websites, which web browser you use, which advertisements have been displayed, and similar behavior on websites with which we partner. Locally stored data may be used to personalize the content and features on our services to make your visits more convenient and meaningful. A method of local data storage are cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device (PC, mobile phone or tablet) that allow us to recognize your web browser. Cookies contain information mainly about your web browser and about any activity that has occurred in it. In addition to local data storage, we may use other similar technology such as web beacons/pixel tags. This technology recognizes cookies and identifiers, and allows third parties to set cookies on your device. Web beacons can be used to determine which advertisements should be displayed in your web browser. In this document, the term "local data storage" is used as a collective term for cookies, web beacons and other similar technology.
Why does the Portal use local data storage on its websites and apps? We use local data storage for a number of purposes, such as: to allow us to perform our services; provide you with relevant, personalized content when you visit our websites; measure and analyze traffic on our websites; improve our services; and targeted advertising. More details on these topics are provided below.
Who else uses local data storage in the Portal? We use local data storage ourselves, and we allow our providers to use it when they provide their services to us. These providers are subject to data processor agreements, and are not permitted to use the data for purposes other than to provide the service we have requested. . devised strict guidelines on how third parties may collect and use data relating to our visitors. The guidelines state that the data may only be used for clearly defined purposes. Application areas for local data storage:
a) To give and tailor the services to your use local data storage is required and necessary in order to enable you to use our services, such as information about your settings, which tells us how the services should be presented in your web browser. We also use local data storage to tailor our services to your use as well as possible. For example, to store settings for your preferred sounds, to store information about the best video quality available for your web browser and Internet speed, or to enable the use of special features, such as the option to store ads classifieds or retain previous searches and saved listings.
b) To analyze and improve our services We use various measurement tools that provide us with statistics and analysis regarding our services. These tools allow us to recognize the web browser over time and find out if the user has visited the website before and if so how often. These tools give us the ability to get an overview of how many unique users we have and how they use our services.
c) Our advertising: We use local data storage in connection with the advertising activities of the Portal. This allows us to know if and how often the user has seen an ad or a certain type of ad, and how long ago they saw it. We also use local data storage to build segments and target groups for marketing purposes and to target targeted advertisements. The following link includes instructional videos in the form of video tutorials that explain, step by step, how to set privacy options of the most common browsers, social networks and mobile operating systems: «vídeos». We also use local data storage on other websites in connection with Portal advertising when the user has visited other websites on which we advertise, as well as local data storage established by other parties. This provides us with information about, for example, which website the user visited before visiting our portals and allows us to target our advertising based on this information. For example, we may display travel ads if the user recently visited an airline website. The information we obtain through local data storage does not contain directly identifiable data. We receive information about which pages you visited, but not about who the user is.
d) Third-party advertising As in other commercial websites, in the Portal's services the user will also find advertisements supplied by other actors. Most of the actors use local data storage. Local data storage is used to find cookies or anonymous identifiers on your device to find out which advertisements should be displayed or which advertisements have been displayed in your web browser. Local data storage is also used to measure the effect of advertisements by measuring how many users clicked on a specific advertisement and how many actually completed a purchase. We do not allow this data to be linked directly to the user you. The Portal has the ability to read data from third-party cookies such as these. These companies may use local data storage to target targeted advertisements on other websites based on your visit to the Portal. You can learn more about this type of advertising here .
How can I manage data stored locally? You can adjust the settings in your web browser or use special programs that have been developed to manage cookies. The settings in your web browser normally display a list of all cookies that have been stored to provide you with an overview and, if you wish, to remove unwanted cookies. Normally, you can indicate that you accept the storage of cookies from the websites you visit or from third parties affiliated with said websites. You can also choose to be notified each time a new cookie is stored. Guidance on how to do this in different web browsers is provided below. Your web browser normally stores cookies in a specific folder on your hard drive so that you can also examine the content in more detail. www.ghostery.com or www.disconnect.me. Keep in mind that disabling cookies from the Portal may prevent our websites from working properly. For example, you may have to log in each time you visit us, and you may receive random ads instead of those that are most relevant to your searches. Below is an overview of how locally stored data can be managed in different web browsers. Please note that this process is subject to change and that the descriptions given here may not be up to date.
1. Cookie management in Google Chrome o How to delete cookies: Go to Settings in your browser menu. Click Show advanced settings. Click Clear browsing data. Select the time period for which you want to delete information from the menu at the top. If you want to delete all cookies in the browser, click Since the beginning of time. Check Cookies and other data from sites and plugins. Click Clear browsing data. Close the window. o How to prevent cookies from being stored in the web browser: Go to Settings in the menu of your browser. Click Show advanced settings, and then click Content settings. Under Cookies, select your preferred option. If you want to prevent all cookies from being stored, click Do not allow site data to be saved. Click Done. Close the window.
2. Cookie management in Safari o How to delete cookies: Go to Preferences in your browser menu Click on the Privacy tab. Click Clear all website data and then click Clear to remove all cookies. Close the window. o How to prevent cookies from being stored in the web browser: Go to Preferences in your browser menu Click on the Privacy tab. In Cookies and website data select your preferred option. If you want to prevent all cookies from being stored, click Always block. Close the window.
3. Cookie management in Firefox o How to delete cookies: Go to Options in your browser menu. Click on the Privacy tab. Click Show Cookies. Select the cookies you want to delete and click Delete Selected. Click Delete All if you want to delete all cookies in your web browser. Close the window. Any changes you've made will be saved automatically. o How to prevent cookies from being stored in the web browser: Go to Settings in the menu of your browser. Select the Privacy tab. Under History, click Use custom settings for history. Select your preferred options under Allow Website Cookies. If you want to prevent all cookies from being stored, uncheck the Accept cookies from websites box. Close the window. Any changes you've made will be saved automatically.
4. Gestión de cookies en Internet Explorer o Cómo eliminar cookies: Ir a Herramientas (icono de rueda dentada) en el menú de tu navegador. Haz clic en Propiedades de Internet. En la pestaña General – Historial de navegación, haz clic en Eliminar. Asegúrate de marcar la opción Cookies y datos de sitios web. Haz clic en Eliminar. Haz clic en OK. o Cómo evitar que las cookies se almacenen en el navegador web: Ir a Herramientas (icono de rueda dentada) en el menú de tu navegador. Haz clic en Opciones de Internet y después haz clic en la pestaña Privacidad. Mueve la barra deslizante al nivel deseado. Si deseas evitar que todas las cookies se almacenen, selecciona el nivel Bloquear todas las cookies. Haz clic en OK.
5. Cookie management in Opera o How to delete cookies: Go to Settings in your browser menu. Select the Privacy and Security tab. Click Cookies, and then click All cookies and website data. Select the cookies you want to delete and click Delete. Click Delete All if you want to delete all cookies in your web browser. Click Done. Close the window. o How to prevent cookies from being stored in the web browser: 1. Go to Settings in your browser menu. 2. Select the Privacy and Security tab. 3. Under Cookies, select your preferred option. If you want to prevent all cookies from being stored, click Do not allow site data to be saved. 4. Close the window.
How can I control what information is sent to advertisers? If you want to control what information is sent to advertisers, you can download an opt-out cookie from different advertisers or use alternative solutions, such as youronlinechoices.com. Please note that you must follow the same process for each device you use, and for each web browser on your devices.