EDP Spain

Essential information on Cookies

Introduction

This Cookies Policy seeks to provide transparent and specific information as to how the personal data gathered when using this website are used.It is with that in mind that EDP España, S.A.U describes in this Cookies Policy how, when and why Cookies are used in this website.  

This website uses Cookies not only to guarantee that we offer a personalised and unique experience, but also to be able to share aggregated data with our technological partners that will allow us to improve, on an ongoing and integrated basis, our website and your browsing experience.  

For any query or clarification regarding the cookies policy, please contact EDP by email at comunicacion@edpenergia.es or at the following address:Plaza del Fresno 2, 33007, Oviedo.

What are cookies?

Cookies are digital files with small pieces of information (and usually with a unique identifier), which are downloaded and stored on the website visitor's device.They can be temporary (automatically deleted when the browser is closed) or persistent (up to a defined expiration date), as well as their own (defined by the entity that operates the site) or the responsibility of third parties.

Cookies can be classified in relation to the purpose pursued.There are Cookies that are strictly necessary for the operation of the website ("Technical Cookies"), while others are used to know where the user is when requesting a service ("Geolocation Cookies"), or to provide statistical information with the intention to analyse the use of the website and the respective performance (“Analytical Cookies.”).There are Cookies that are used to make additional functionalities available on the website or to save the visitor’s browsing preferences of the visitor, whenever you use the same device ("Customisation cookies").Other cookies allow you to manage more effectively the advertising displayed during browsing, whether own or third parties,  by adapting the content to the use you make of our website ("Advertising and profiling cookies" ).

You can get more detailed information about cookies from two platforms that have no legal or commercial relationship with EDP España, S.A.U.: https://www.allaboutcookies.org/ or https://www.aboutCookies.org/.

You can also find out more about the Cookies that are used in this website from the list in Section 4 of this cookies policy.

Why use cookies?

The use of Cookies is a common practice in all websites. It does not harm in any way the devices (computers, tablets, mobile phones, etc.)on which they are stored and allows a better experience of using the platforms themselves, both in terms performance and in terms of navigation, since the available content will be more oriented to the real needs and expectations of the users.

Cookies also allow the Website to store information about your visit, as well as your preferred language, your location, the recurrence of your sessions and other variables that we consider relevant to make your search experience much more user-friendly and efficient.

Cookies used and respective purposes

EDP España S.A.U. details below the information related to the Cookies used on the website, as well as the purposes of processing the data that justify them.

This website or the emails sent by EDP España S.A.U. may contain links to other websites or applications, including those that are the responsibility of other partners.In the event that you access one of those links or applications, you must take into consideration that the respective Cookies Policies are the sole responsibility of the entities that generate them.For this reason, you as the user must read the Cookies Policies of other platforms or applications before using them.

Own cookies

Cookie Name
Responsible Entity
Validity
Cookie Type
Reason/Purpose
_GA
edp.com
6 months
Analytical
Associated with Google Universal Analytics. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by allocating a randomly generated number as the visitor identifier. It is included with each page request and is used to calculate the visitor data, sessions and campaigns for the website analysis reports.
Cookie Name_GAT
Responsible Entityedp.com
Validity1 minute
Cookie TypeAnalytical
Reason/PurposeStandard cookie associated with Google Analytics, whose name contains the unique identifier number of the account or website to which it is related. This cookie manages the limit of the amount of data recorded by Google on high-traffic websites.
Cookie Name_GAT_UA-3736401-5
Responsible Entityedp.com
Validity1 minute
Cookie TypeAnalytical
Reason/PurposeStandard cookie associated with Google Analytics, whose name contains the unique identifier number of the account or website to which it is related. This cookie manages the limit of the amount of data recorded by Google on high-traffic websites.
Cookie Name_GID
Responsible Entityedp.com
Validity1 day
Cookie TypeAnalytical
Reason/PurposeAssociated with Google Universal Analytics. This cookie is used to distinguish the users and stores a unique value for each page visited.
Cookie NameRT
Responsible Entityedp.com
ValidityA few seconds
Cookie TypeAnalytical
Reason/PurposeThis cookie stores information on the user session and is used to measure the loading time of the page to calibrate possible performance problems, thus improving the browsing experience of the user.
Cookie NameCOOKIE-AGREED
Responsible Entityespana.edp.com
Validity101 days
Cookie TypeTechnical
Reason/PurposeIt tracks whether the user has accepted to use cookies on this website.
Cookie NameCOOKIE-AGREED-CATEGORIES
Responsible Entityespana.edp.com
Validity101 days
Cookie TypeTechnical
Reason/PurposeIt maintains the user consent preferences as per the cookies policy.
Cookie NameOPTANONALERTBOXCLOSED
Responsible Entityespana.edp.com
Validity6 months
Cookie TypeTechnical
Reason/PurposeThis cookie is established by websites that use certain versions of the OneTrust cookies compliance solution. It is established after visitors have seen the cookie information notice alter and, in some cases, only when the notice is actively closed. It allows the website not to show a user the message more than once. The cookie lasts for a year and does not contain personal information.
Cookie NameOPTANONCONSENT
Responsible Entityespana.edp.com
Validity6 months
Cookie TypeTechnical
Reason/PurposeThis cookie is established by the OneTrust cookies compliance solution. It stores information on the cookies categories that the site uses and if visitors have given or withdrawn their consent for the use of each category. This allows the site owners to prevent the cookies of each category to be established in the user’s browser, when consent has not been given. The cookie normally lasts for one year, so that the users’ preferences will be remembered when they return to the site. It does not contain any information that may identify the visitor to the website.

Third-party cookies

Cookie Name
Responsible Entity
Validity
Cookie Type
Reason/Purpose
IDE
doubleclick.net
13 months
Advertising
Set by Doubleclick, Google's real-time bidding advertising exchange. This cookie contains information about how a visitor uses the website and what ads the end user may have seen before visiting the website.
Cookie NameTEST_COOKIE
Responsible Entitydoubleclick.net
Validity1 day
Cookie TypeAdvertising
Reason/PurposeIt is used to check if the user’s browser is compatible with the cookies.
Cookie NameASP.NET_SESSIONID
Responsible Entityp01-geral.dig.corp.edp.com
ValiditySession
Cookie TypeTechnical
Reason/PurposeIt keeps users authenticated during their session when the browser is closed or several tabs are open.
Cookie NameDEVICE_TYPE
Responsible Entityp01-geral.dig.corp.edp.com
Validity1 year
Cookie TypeTechnical
Reason/PurposeIt records the type of device of the user to optimise the viewing experience.
Cookie NameOSVISIT
Responsible Entityp01-geral.dig.corp.edp.com
Validity30 minutes
Cookie TypeTechnical
Reason/PurposeIt is used to count the visits to the website. This cookie is created each time that a user accesses a page of the website. If the user returns to the page or the website, a new cookie is created.
Cookie NameOSVISITOR
Responsible Entityp01-geral.dig.corp.edp.com
ValidityA few seconds
Cookie TypeTechnical
Reason/PurposeIt is used to count the visits to the website. A unique value is stored in the cookie the first time a user accesses the web server.
Cookie NamePAGELOADEDFROMBROWSERCACHE
Responsible Entityp01-geral.dig.corp.edp.com
ValiditySession
Cookie TypeTechnical
Reason/PurposeIt is used to customise the user’s interface when filling in a form, thus improving the usability of the website. It makes sure that, on the pages with a feedback message, the same feedback messages will not be shown again if users click on the Back button.
Cookie NameNID
Responsible Entitygoogle.com
Validity6 months
Cookie TypeAdvertising
Reason/PurposeDoubleClick (property of Google) establishes this cookie to help create a profile of the user’s interests and to show visitors relevant adverts on other sites.
Cookie NameJSESSIONID
Responsible Entitynr-data.net
ValiditySession
Cookie TypeTechnical
Reason/PurposeIt is used for the server to keep a user session anonymous.
Cookie NameGPS
Responsible Entityyoutube.com
Validity30 minutes
Cookie TypeAdvertising
Reason/PurposeThis cookie allows the website traffic to be monitored according to the GPS geographical location.
Cookie NameVISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
Responsible Entityyoutube.com
Validity6 months
Cookie TypeAnalytical
Reason/PurposeYoutube establishes this cookie to keep a record of the users’ preferences for YouTube videos embedded in websites and is used as a unique identifier to track the viewing of videos. It also establishes whether the website visitor is using the new or old version of the YouTube interface.
Cookie NameYSC
Responsible Entityyoutube.com
ValiditySession
Cookie TypeAnalytical
Reason/PurposeYouTube establishes this cookie to track the viewing of embedded videos.

The following link is to the Google website with the description of the type of cookies that Google Analytics uses and their expiry period

https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage?hl=es#overview

You can also consult the Google cookies policy through the following link:

https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=es

The EDP España, S.A.U. website can also use features that are fully managed by third-party entities, such as the Facebook “Share” or “Like” buttons.These features can gather the IP of the users, the pages visited on the Platform and generate a Cookie, so that the feature performs as expected.The users’ interaction with these tools is exclusively regulated by the Privacy Policy of the respective entities.

Should I accept the use of cookies?

Pursuant to current legislation, with the exception of strictly necessary cookies and performance / analysis cookies, this website may only resort to the use of Cookies through the prior and express consent of the visitor.  EDP España S.A.U. undertakes to use Cookies only for the purposes referred to in the previous point.

It is important to mention that the use of Cookies is essential for the proper functioning of the website as a whole, so its acceptance is recommended.

Cookies management

Most browsers allow control over the cookies stored in the visitor's devices, as well as their immediate elimination, in case the user intends to stop allowing the local storage of Cookies.

Users can always configure the devices and browsers they use to accept all or some Cookies, to notify whenever a cookie is issued, or never to receive Cookies.So that visitors can, in a simple and intuitive way, manage their Cookies from their browser, they can use one of the following links:

  • For more information on “Private Browsing” and management of Cookies in the Firefox browser here.
  • For more information on “Private Browsing” and management of Cookies in the Chrome browser here.
  • For more information on “Private Browsing” and management of Cookies in the Internet Explorer browser here.
  • For more information on “Private Browsing” and management of Cookies in the Safari browser here.
  • For more information on “Private Browsing” and management of Cookies in the Opera browser here.

International data transfers

Own cookies

The data stored will not be transferred internationally.

Third-party cookies

You as the user can find out about the transfer to third countries performed, as applicable, by the third parties identified in Section 4 of this cookies policies in their relevant policies.

Rights of the interested parties

You should read our Privacy Policy for further information on our data processing, as well as on the way to exercise your rights and how to file a claim with the EDP España S.A.U. Data Protection Officer and/or the relevant supervisory authority.

You can refuse the use of cookies on this website and revoke any consent given using the following tool

Amending the cookies policy

This cookies policy can be updated and amended at any time by EDP España, S.A.U. We therefore recommended that you check this policy each time you access our website to make sure you are adequately informed about how and for what purpose we use cookies.

Contact

For any aspect relating to the Cookies Policy of this website, please contact EDP España, S.A.U. at comunicacion@edpenergia.es.