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The website https://www.metropolitan-touring.com is the responsibility of member companies of the Metropolitan Touring Group.

This “Cookies Use Policy” is applied to the use of cookies, which has been prepared with the purpose that the user is informed of the different uses that are carried out on these devices and can consent to their processing, in an informed manner, in accordance with the provisions of current legislation.

WHAT IS A COOKIE?

A cookie is a small text file stored in your browser when visiting almost any web page. Its usefulness is that the web is able to remember your visit when you return to browse that page. Cookies usually store information of a technical nature, personal preferences, content customization, usage statistics, links to social networks, access to user accounts, etc. The purpose of the cookie is to adapt the content of the web to your profile and needs, without cookies the services offered by any page would be significantly reduced.

WHAT INFORMATION DOES A COOKIE STORE?

Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about you, such as credit card or bank details, photographs, your identity card or personal information, etc. The data they save is of a technical nature, personal preferences, content customization, etc. The web server does not associate you as a person but your web browser. In fact, if you regularly browse with Internet Explorer and try browsing the same website with Firefox or Chrome, you will see that the website does not realize that you are the same person because you are actually associating the browser, not the person.

WHAT KIND OF COOKIES ARE THERE?

Next, we present a classification of the cookies commonly used according to different types depending on the person in charge, the time of permanence, and the purpose of their use:

  1. Types of cookies according to the entity that manages them:
    • First-party (own) cookies: They are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the publisher itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
    • Third-party cookies: They are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the website editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through cookies.
  2. Types of cookies according to the period of time they remain activated:
    • Session cookies: These cookies are designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page. They are usually used to store information that is only of interest to keep for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion (for example, a list of products purchased).
    • Persistent cookies: They are a type of cookies in which the data is still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed during a period defined by the cookie editor, which can range from a few minutes to several years.
  3. Types of cookies according to their purpose:
    • Necessary cookies: They are those that help make a web page usable by activating basic functions such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the web page. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
    • Technical cookies: They are those that allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform, or application and use the different options or services that exist in it, such as controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing parts of restricted access, remembering the elements that make up an order, carrying out the purchase process of an order, applying for registration or participation in an event, using security elements during browsing, storing content for the dissemination of videos or sound, or sharing content through social networks.
    • Personalization cookies: They are those that allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user’s terminal, such as the language, the type of browser through which the service is accessed, the regional configuration from where you access the service, etc.
    • Analysis cookies: They are those that allow their editor to monitor and analyze the behavior of the users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of websites, applications, or platforms and to create browsing profiles for users of said sites, applications, and platforms, to introduce improvements in the function of the analysis of the usage data made by the users of the service.
    • Advertising cookies: They are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included in a web page, application, or platform from which the requested service is provided based on criteria such as content. edited or the frequency in which the ads are shown.
    • Behavioral advertising cookies: They are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included in a web page, application or platform from which the requested service is provided. These cookies store information on user behavior obtained through continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on it, based on an automated decision.

WHAT COOKIES DOES THIS WEBSITE USE?

Following the guidelines of the Agencia Española de Protección de Datos (Spanish Data Protection Authority), we proceed to detail the use of cookies made by this website in order to inform you as accurately as possible:

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EXISTENCE OF INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS

You can find out about the transfers to third countries that, where appropriate, are made by the third parties identified in this cookie policy in their corresponding policies (see the links provided in the ” WHAT COOKIES DOES THIS WEBSITE USE?” section).

By accepting cookies, you voluntarily accept the aforementioned data processing. This also includes, for a limited time, your consent to data processing outside of Ecuador, for example in the USA. In these countries, despite careful selection and the obligation of service providers, you cannot guarantee a high level of data protection.

If the data is transferred to the US, there is, for example, a risk that the US authorities will process this data for control and supervisory purposes without effective legal remedies being available or without being able to enforce all the rights of the interested party. You can revoke your consent at any time, as explained below.

 

HOW DO I DISABLE OR DELETE COOKIES?

“Take into account that, if you accept third-party cookies, you must delete them from the browser options or from the system offered by the third party itself.”

The user can always prevent the generation of Cookies, by selecting the corresponding option in their browser program, for this, they must access the privacy configuration options and select the option that allows them to disable the automatic acceptance of cookies.

For more information choose between your browsers:

Below we inform you how to disable cookies in the following browsers:

Likewise, and additionally, below we inform you of the existence of online tools that allow the configuration and management of your preferences regarding cookies:

Some of them are:

https://optout.networkadvertising.org/

https://www.youronlinechoices.com/en/preferences/

We inform you that Metropolitan Touring Group in no case is it responsible for the contents of the pages listed above.

To know additional information about the processing of personal data that affects you, you can go to PRIVACY POLICY