What are cookies and how are they used?

BIG EVENTS websites use cookies and similar devices (hereinafter, cookies) to make your visit as pleasant and comfortable as possible. Cookies are small pieces of information sent from a particular web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser. This allows the browser on your computer to access the information on our web server quickly and efficiently. The first purpose of cookies is to provide the user faster access to selected services. In addition, cookies customize the services they offer BIG EVENTS sites, facilitating and providing each user with information that is of interest or may be of interest, in response to the use of the Services.

Some of them are designed solely to put our web site available and installed directly on your PC without requiring your consent. Other cookies just prior consent of the user will be saved. The user can configure your browser to notify and reject the installation of cookies sent by BIG EVENTS. However, we note you that, in any case, the performance of the site may decrease.

Type, purpose and function of cookies:

Cookies, depending on their residence, can be divided into permanent or session cookies. The first they expire when the user closes the browser. The latter will expire when the objective function for serving or when manually deleted is met.

Additionally, depending on its purpose, cookies can be classified as follows:


PERFORMANCE COOKIES: This type of cookie remembers your preferences for tools found in services, so you do not need to reconfigure the service each time you visit.

COOKIES GEO-LOCATION: These cookies are used to find out which country is when a service is requested. This cookie is completely anonymous and is only used to help guide the content of its location.

COOKIES FOR REGISTRATION: Registration Cookies are generated once the user has registered or subsequently opened its session, and are used to identify the services with the following objectives:

  • Keeping the user identified so that, if you close a service, the browser or the computer and at another time or another day re-enter the service, continue identified, thus facilitating their navigation without having to identify themselves. This functionality can be deleted if the user presses the function "log" so that this cookie is deleted and the next time you enter the service the user must log in to be connected.

  • Check whether the user is authorized to access certain services, for example, to participate in a contest.

Additionally, some services may use connectors with social networks such as Facebook or Twitter. When the user logs in to a service with a social network credentials, authorizes the social network to keep a persistent cookie that remembers your identity and guarantees access to services until it expires. The user can delete this cookie and revoke access to social networking services by updating their preferences on specific social network.

COOKIES ANALYTICS: Each time a user visits a service tool generates an external provider analytical cookie in the user's computer. This cookie is only generated in the visit, will in future visits to the services of BIG EVENTS anonymously identify visitors. The main objectives pursued are:
  • Allow anonymous users identify sailors through the "cookie" (identifies browsers and devices, not people) and hence the approximate counting the number of visitors and their trend over time.

  • Anonymously identify the most visited content and thus more attractive to users.

  • Whether the user is accessing new or repeat visit.

Important: Unless the user decides to register with BIG EVENTS service, the "cookie" will never associated with any personal data that can identify you. These cookies will only be used for statistical purposes to help optimize the user experience on websites BIG EVENTS.

We use Google Analytics to obtain and analyze information. More information on these links:

  1. www.google.com/analytics
  2. https://www.google.com/intl/es_es/policies/technologies/cookies/

Google Analytics: This application has been developed by Google, which provides analysis service of our audience. This company can use this data to improve their own services and to offer services to other companies. You can find these or other applications from the links provided.

How to disable cookies in major browsers?

Normally it is possible to stop the browser accept cookies, or stop accepting cookies from a particular service.
All modern browsers allow you to change the setting of cookies. These settings normally found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your browser.
BIG EVENTS websites provide user guidance on the steps to access the configuration menu of cookies and, where appropriate, private browsing in each of the major browsers:

What if cookies are disabled:

Some features of the services are disabled.

Updates and Changes Policy Cookies:

The websites of BIG EVENTS may modify this Policy Cookies based on laws, regulations, or in order to adapt the policy to the instructions dictated by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, so users are advised legislative requirements that visit periodically.

When significant changes in this policy Cookies, transport users will communicate through websites or through email to registered users.