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The General Directorate of Industry and the Small and Medium Enterprise (DGIPYME) informed about the use of cookies in their web pages.

Cookies are files that can be downloaded to your computer through the web pages. These tools have an essential role to provide many services of the information society. Among others, allow a website to store and retrieve information about browsing habits of a user or their equipment and, depending on the information obtained can be used to recognize the user and improve the service.

Types of cookies

Depending on who is the entity that manages the domain from which you are sent cookies and treat the data obtained can distinguish two types: party cookies and third party cookies.

There is also a second ranking as the length of time they remain stored in the client browser and can be session cookies or persistent cookies.

Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data are processed: Technical cookies, cookies for customization, testing cookies, cookies advertising and behavioral advertising cookies.

Cookies used on the web

The following identifies the cookies that are being used on this website as well as its type and function:

The DGIPYME website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service developed by Google, which allows measurement and analysis of navigation in web pages. In your browser you will see four cookies of this service. According to the above typology is party cookies, session and analysis. You can find more information and disable the use of these cookies in www.google.es/intl/es/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

Through web analytics is not obtained information on your personal data to ensure the protection of the privacy of people who surf the web. The information is obtained regarding the number of users accessing the web, the number of page views, frequency and repeat visits, their duration, the browser used, the operator providing the service, the language, the terminal you use, or the city that is assigned IP address. Information that enables a better and more appropriate service from this website.

Another of the cookies that are downloaded is a technical type cookie called ASP.NET_SessionId required for proper navigation of web pages.

Finally, if you are a registered user of the SME portal, a cookie will be installed which  will allow the use of the tools for the entrepreneur and the access to the database of grants published by the General Directorate. This cookie is deleted if the web is not visited during a given period or if you decide to close the validated session.

How to change the cookie settings

You can restrict, block or erase cookies from Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism or any other website, using your browser. In each the different operating browser, the function of 'Help' will show you how.