Cookies policy

The Ministry of economy, industry and competitiveness informs about the use of cookies on their websites. Cookies are files that can be downloaded on your computer via the web pages. Are tools that have an essential role for the provision of numerous services of the information society. Among others, allow a web page store and retrieve information about browsing habits of a user or its equipment and, depending on the information gathered, can be used to recognize the user and improve service offered.

Types of cookies

Depending on the entity that manages the domain from which you send cookies and try the data obtained can distinguish two types: cookies own and third party cookies. There is also a second classification according to the time they are stored in the client browser and may be session cookies and persistent cookies. Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies according to the purpose for dealing with the data obtained: cookies techniques, personalised cookies cookies analysis, advertising cookies and behavioural advertising cookies. For more information about this can consult the Guide on the use of cookies from the Spanish Agency of Data Protection.

Cookies used on the web

Below identifies cookies that are used in this portal as well as their typology and function:

The web page of the Ministry uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service developed by Google, which allows measurement and analysis of navigation in web pages. In your browser may observe cookies from this service. According to the previous typology is cookies own, meeting and analysis. You can find more information about this and disable the use of these cookies in

Via the web analytics gives information on the number of users accessing the website, the number of pages viewed, frequency and repetition of visits, its duration, the browser used, the operator that provides the service, language, the terminal that uses, or the city that is assigned his IP. Information that enables a better and more appropriate service by this portal.

Another cookies that are downloaded technical is called JSESSIONID. This cookie allows you to store a unique identifier for meeting through which it is possible to link data needed to enable navigation ongoing. In turn, using the cookie i18n.http.langmineco to retain the information of the language chosen by the user.

Finally, you download a cookie of technical type called accepts _ politica _ cookies, own. Manages user's consent to the use of cookies on the web page, to remember those users who have accepted them and those who do not, so that the first they are not displayed information at the top of the page.

Acceptance of the cookie policy

The Ministry assumes that you accept the use of cookies. However, shows information about its policy of cookies at the top of any page of the portal with each login with the object that you are aware.

Before this information is possible to perform the following actions:

  • Accept cookies. Will not display this warning when accessing any page on the site during the sitting.
  • Close. Hides the notice on this page.
  • Change your settings. You can obtain more information about what are cookies, know the cookie policy of the ministry and change the settings of your browser.

How to change the configuration of cookies

You can restrict, block or delete cookies from the ministry of economy, industry and competitiveness or any other website, using your browser. In each browser the operation is different, the role of "Help" will show you how to do it.