What is a cookie?
Cookies refer to small text files or tracers that are likely to be placed, read and stored on any of Your devices (computer, tablet, smartphone) when You visit Our Site. A unique identifier is assigned to Your device which allows the Site to remember Your actions and preferences for a specified legal period (i.e. location, the language or the font size You prefer and other display preferences). Therefore, You do not to provide certain information every time You access the Site or when You browse from page to page. Cookies can also help Us to customize Your browsing experience. These cookies allow us to get to know you better, personalize Your user experience, propose to You offers and products that fit Your interests, and make it easier for You to browse the site.
1. Different types of cookies
There are two main categories of cookies: The Session cookies and the Persistent cookies.
Session cookies allow the Site to track Your browsing from page to page so that you are not required to give Us again the information You have already communicated to the Site. Cookies allow You to browse many pages of the Site swiftly and easily and they disappear automatically when You leave Your browser.
Persistent cookies help the Site to remember Your information and settings for Your next Visit to the Site. It results in a faster access for you.
The first time You visit the Site, it is displayed in a “by default” mode. During Your visit, You select your preferences, which are kept in memory for Your next visit to the Site through the use of Persistent Cookies.
Persistent cookies are split into two categories:
I. Our own cookies (First Party Cookies)
II. Third Party Cookies.
I. Our own cookies (First Party Cookies)
The cookies We drop on Your device are used for the purposes described below, subject to the preferences and settings You customized in the Cookies Settings.
II. Third Party Cookies
1. Social Network and Video Cookies
If You already have an account with Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or YouTube, You will be able to follow the race in any of the Official Pages of La Vuelta. You acknowledge to be aware of their respective Cookies Policies. If this is not such the case, We invite You to read them carefully to be aware about how You can activate and deactivate them.
III. Configuring Cookies
1. Through Our Consent Management Platform (recommended)
Our Site allows You to configure the cookies You want to be placed on Your device. You can do it at Your first connection by using the interface which is directly reachable from the Cookie banner. You can change Your mind at any time and set the cookies up through the Cookie Settings.
2. By setting up your internet browser (not recommended)
Some internet browsers allow You to set up cookies. We do not recommend this solution because You are not allowed to select the cookies by Purpose.
Each browser may have a different configuration. We invite you to read their instructions by following the links below:
• Internet explorer : https://support.microsoft.com/fr-fr/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
• Chrome : https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=fr
•Safari : https://support.apple.com/fr-fr/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac
•Firefox : https://support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/autoriser-bloquer-cookies-preferences-sites
•Opera : https://www.accepterlescookies.com/comment-accepter-les-cookies-sur-opera.html
A.S.O.is not responsible neither for the Privacy Policies of these different browsers nor for their Cookies Policy.
In the event the browser You use were not compliant, A.S.O. shall not be held responsible for that. We invite You to read carefully their Cookie and Privacy Policies.
Be aware that the DoNotTrack setting proposed by some versions of browsers is not always understood as an opposition to be tracked by advertising agencies and is therefore insufficient to manifest your choice.
IV. Cookies Retention Periods
Whether You consent to have Cookies placed on Your device, they will be kept for a period which will not exceed thirteen (13) months. At this deadline expiration (or if You manually delete Your cookies), Your consent will be required again, and You will have to reconfigure Your preferences through the Cookie Settings.