1. What are Cookies?

A cookie is a text file which a web server can save on the hard disk of your equipment to store some kind of information about you as a user. Cookies are used for a variety of purposes such as storing data for future visits, recognising the user and preventing a further request for identification, knowing what pages you visit, or for storing your preferences in personalisable areas. Normally, web sites use cookies to obtain statistical information about your web pages and to analyse the behaviour of their clients/users.

Cookies used for any of the following purposes are exempt from compliance with the obligations established in Article 22.2 of the Law on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce:

  • Those that only allow communication between the user's computer and the network.
  • Those that strictly provide a service expressly requested by the user.

Thus, cookies that are exempt are those whose purpose is as follows:

  • "User input" cookies”. These are cookies that are stored on the computer when the user enters information on a website. For example, when filling in a form on a site.
  • User authentication/identification cookies (session only). These cookies' function is to identify a user when they enter their credentials while logging in.
  • User security cookies. These are cookies that detect security problems or risks. For example, those that detect erroneous and repeated connection attempts.
  • Media player session cookies. These cookies allow multimedia content to be played on the websites that the user visits. For example, videos that play automatically upon entering a website are authorised by this type of cookie.
  • Session cookies for load balancing. These cookies connect the website's server and the user's server so that information can be transmitted between them.
  • User interface customisation cookies. These are cookies that remember the users' preferences while browsing the site. For example, language, preferred browser, etc;
  • Certain plug-in cookies to exchange social media content. These are used when the user visits social networks via a website. For example, when sharing a website's article on social media.

The specific uses we make of these technologies are described below.

2. Types of cookies

Cookies can be classified according to the following criteria:

According to who installs the cookie they may be:

Own Cookies: These are those that are sent to the terminal of the user from a piece of equipment or dominion managed by the editor him/herself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.

Third-party Cookies: These are those that are sent to the user's terminal either from a piece of equipment or dominion managed by PARQUE ETNOGRAFICO PIRAMIDES DE GUIMAR, S.A.U or by a third party, but the information they collect is managed by a different third party other than PARQUE ETNOGRAFICO PIRAMIDES DE GUIMAR, S.A.U.

According to their duration cookies may be:

Session cookies: These are the cookies that last for the time that the user is navigating the Web site and are erased when the browsing is finished.

Persistent cookies: These remain stored on the user's terminal for a longer period helping to monitor the preferences chosen without having to repeat certain parameters every time that the Web site is visited.

According to their purpose cookies may be:

Technical Cookies: Technical cookies are those that are indispensable and strictly necessary for the correct operation of a website and the use of the different options and services that it offers. For example, those for maintaining the session, those which permit the use of security elements, or sharing content with social networks, etc.

Personalisation Cookies: They allow the user to choose or personalise characteristics of the webpage such as the language, regional configuration or type of browser

Analytical Cookies: These are those used by web portals to prepare navigation profiles and to get to know the preferences of the users with the purpose of improving the range of products and services. They allow geographical areas to be monitored of greater interest to a user, the most popular web information, etc.

Advertising Cookies: These allow the management of advertising spaces on the basis of specific criteria. For example, the frequency of access, the content edited, etc.

Advertising cookies make it possible to more effectively manage the advertising space on the website by storing information on the user's behaviour via the observation of habits, study of access and forming a profile of the user's preferences so as to offer him/her advertising related with the interests of his/her profile.

3. Cookies used on our website

Cookies on our website:

Name of cookie


Own/third party


When is it installed?


Saves the language selected by the user so that it can be accessed on future visits



When cookies are accepted.


ASP.Net_SessionId is a cookie used to identify the user's session on the server.  The session used to store data between HTTP requests on the server.



When accessing the website


Saving cookie acceptance information on the website.


10 years

When cookies are accepted.


GOOGLE Analytics analytical cookie used to tell users apart. Third-party 2 years When cookies are accepted.


These cookies are used by the ZOPIM tool to enable live chat with customer support. Third-party Session When cookies are accepted.


GOOGLE Analytics cookie to provide analysis and technical tracking Third-party Session When cookies are accepted.


Facebook cookie used to collect statistics on site visits and advertising campaign performance. Third-party 3 months When cookies are accepted.


GOOGLE Analytics analytical cookie used to tell users apart. Third-party 24 hour When cookies are accepted.

Our website does not control the cookies used by these third parties. For more information on the cookies of the social networks and other websites, we advise you to look at their cookie policies.

4. Information on and obtaining consent for installation will at all times establish suitable mechanisms to obtain the consent of the User for the installation of cookies which require it. When a user gains access to our website a pop-up appears in which he/she is informed of the existence of cookies and that if he/she continues to navigate on our webpage he/she gives his/her consent for the installation of cookies.

Upon accessing our website, a pop-up appears informing you of all the details about cookies and offering acceptance on a by-cookie basis.

Users will not have to give their consent every time they visit the website. We will retain your consent and cookie preferences for a maximum period of 24 months. Before this period expires, we will ask you to renew your consent for cookies.

5. How can I prevent the installation of cookies?

The user can configure his browser to accept, or otherwise, the cookies that he receives or so that the navigator warns him when a server wants to install a cookie. If some cookies are disabled this does not guarantee the correct operation of some of the utilities of the web.

The user can configure his/her browser to accept (or not) the cookies received, or the browser can be configured to notify the user when a server wants to save a cookie. If certain technical cookies are disabled, the correct functioning of some of the website's features is not guaranteed.

We give you below some examples of how to disable cookies according to the type of browser used:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer: an option on the Tools menu, selecting Internet options and clicking on Privacy.

  • Firefox for Mac: an option on the Preferences menu, selecting Privacy, entering the Show Cookies section.

  • Firefox for Windows: go to the option on the Tools menu, select Options, go to Privacy and then to Use custom settings for history

  • Safari: go to the option on the Preferences men and select Privacy.

  • Google Chrome: on the option on the Tools menu, select Options (Preferences in Mac), gaining access to Advanced and then in the option for Content Settings of the Privacy section, and finally clicking on Cookies in the Content Settings section.

In order to get further information go to the following page of the Spanish Data Protection Agency which will help you to configure privacy on social networks, browsers and mobile operating systems. Further information .

In any case, the user can allow or block cookies and delete browsing data (including cookies) from the browser they use. Check the options and instructions offered by your browser for this. Please note that if you accept third-party cookies, you must delete them using your browser's options.

6. Links to other websites

If you choose to leave our website via links to other web sites which do not belong to us, will not be responsible for the privacy policies of those websites nor for the cookies which they may store on the user's computer.

7. International data transfer

The cookies installed via our domain are installed on our server; thus, the data collected therein is not subject to international data transfers.


8. Updating of our cookies policy

This policy is revised periodically to ensure its validity with the result that it may be modified. We recommend that you visit the webpage regularly where we will inform you of any change.

Date: 22/11/2023

Version: V.2.0

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Validity : 6 months from the date of purchase and use any day during that period.

Minors: We do not sell products to minors. The products we sell must be purchased by adults. Persons under 18 years of age may only use the services provided by Pirámides de Güímar under supervision of a parent or guardian.

You can get more information in our Cookies Policy.

We use our own cookies and those of third parties to facilitate your navigation. If you continue browsing we understand you accept the use of cookies.