In accordance with the provisions of article 22.2 of the Law on Services of the Information Society and Electronic Commerce (LSSIyCE), users are informed of the type of cookies used on this website www.foal.es, owned by the ONCE Foundation for Solidarity with Blind People in Latin America (FOAL), a foundation at the level of the state, with registered office at C / José Ortega y Gasset, 18, 28006 Madrid and Tax ID No. (CIF) G-82040445, indicating whether they are owned by third parties, their duration and purpose.


A cookie is a file that is downloaded to the user's terminal (computer/smartphone/tablet) when accessing certain web pages. Cookies allow a web page, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their computer or device, see which pages are visited, the connection time, analyse the operation of a page, if there are technical problems, etc. Depending on the information they contain and the way in which the terminal is used, they can be used to recognize the user.

Depending on the period of time they remain activated in the computer or device, they can either be session cookies (designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page) or persistent cookies (when the data remain stored on the computer or device and can be accessed and processed for a specified period of time that can last from a few minutes to several years).

Depending on the entity operating the equipment or domain from which cookies are sent and treat the data obtained, there are domain cookies belonging to the owner of the website (editor) and third-party cookies.

According to their purpose, cookies can be technical, customisation, analysis, advertising and behavioural advertising. 


On the website www.foal.es only domain session technical cookies are installed, which expire when the user finishes browsing and closes the browser.

Technical cookies are those that are technically necessary to allow the user to navigate through a website, platform or application and to use the different options or services that exist in it, such as: to control traffic and data communication, to identify the session, to access parts with restricted access that require authentication or identification of the user, to remember the elements that make up an order, perform the purchase process of an order, to make the application for registration or participation in an event, use security elements during navigation, customise the user interface, store content for broadcasting videos or sound, or share content through social networks. 




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The use of cookies of a technical nature is essential for users to browse the www.foal.es website and correctly access the restricted access parts that require authentication. If you disable cookies in your browser, navigation on this website and access to restricted parts may not work correctly or be slowed down. Although technical cookies are exempt from the obligation to inform users and obtain their consent (in accordance with the provisions of the last paragraph of article 22.2 of the LSSIyCE), for greater transparency and user assurance FOAL wishes to inform of their existence.


The technical cookies installed on the web www.foal.es do not obtain the users personal data such as names or surnames, the physical address from where they connect to the web, geolocation, browsing history, etc. 

The information obtained through these cookies is related to anonymous data only and under no circumstances is it associated or combined with the user’s personal data.


Most browsers allow you to modify the configuration of cookies, which are usually activated by default. These settings can usually be found in the “Options” or “Preferences” sections of the user’s browser menu, under the headings “Privacy” or “Browsing history”.  For more information, you should consult the "Help" section of the browser involved.

So, if you wish to allow, know about, block or remove the cookies installed on your computer or device, you can do so by configuring the options of the browser installed on it. If you use any of the following browsers, you can find information on how to configure these options in the following links:


Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website...

Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB

Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer...

Safari:  https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?locale=en_GB

As indicated previously, the deactivation of the use of cookies in your browser may cause some services or functions of the website not to work or to be slowed down.


Although the use of technical cookies does not require authorisation, the user is informed of the installation and use of this type of cookie on the website www.foal.es for the purposes described above.

When the user accesses the website, a clearly visible reminder about the use of cookies will be displayed at the top of the home page, which includes a summary of its purposes, as well as a notice that by configuring their browser the user can accept or reject the use of cookies, with a link to this Cookie Policy to obtain more information about it.

If the user does not configure their browser so that the cookies are not activated, by continuing to browse the website and use its services, it will be understood that the user is informed of and accepts the use of cookies and the purposes for which they are used.

Even when initially accepting their use, the user may revoke their consent to the use of cookies on the website at any time, removing cookies from their computer or device and configuring their browser to deactivate them from then on.