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EPEpolítica de cookies Sociedad de Salvamento y Seguridad Marítima
Centro de Seguridad Marítima Integral Jovellanos
C/ Camín del Centro de Salvamento 279 - 33393 Gijón - Asturias
Tel: + 34 985 15 98 00 Fax: + 34 985 16 76 04
CIF: Q-2867021-D

EPE SOCIEDAD DE SALVAMENTO Y SEGURIDAD MARÍTIMA (SASEMAR) may collect information on users’ browsing habits on the website by using cookies or log files. Cookies shall not be used to gather personal information. They will only be installed if the User remains and continues browsing on our website; thus, understanding that Users consent to their use and installation. Below we provide detailed information about what cookies are, their purposes, the types of cookies we use, their uses and how you can configure them or disable them if you wish.

a) What is a cookie and what is it for?

A "Cookie" is a small file that is stored on a user's computer, tablet, smartphone, or any other device with information on browsing.

The "cookies" from all of our users help us improve the quality of our website, monitor which pages are useful, which are not, and which can be improved.

Cookies are essential for the operation of the Internet. They provide endless benefits related to interactive services by facilitating the browsing experience and the usability of our website.

They cannot damage your computer in any way. On the contrary, when they are active, they help us to identify and resolve faults.

b) What types of cookies do we use?

According to the entity that manages them:

  • Own Cookies: These are sent to your computer from our own computers or domains and through which we provide the services requested.
  • Third-party Cookies: These are sent to your computer from a computer or domain that is not managed by us, but by a collaborating entity. For example, cookies used by social networks, or by external content, such as Google Maps.

According to the length of time that they are activated::

  • Session Cookies: These are temporary cookies that remain in the browser's cookie file until you leave the website. Therefore, none of them is saved on the hard drive of the user's computer. The information these cookies provide is used to study website traffic patterns. This eventually enables us to provide a better experience and improve the content and user-friendliness of the website.
  • Persistent Cookies: these are stored on the hard drive and our website reads them each time the User visits the website. A permanent cookie has a specific expiry date. The cookie will stop working after that date. We use these cookies to facilitate purchasing and log-in services.

According to their purpose::

  • Technical Cookies: These are cookies required for browsing and the correct operation of our website. For example, they are used to control data traffic and communications, to access restricted access areas, perform purchases, use safety elements, store content required to view videos or share content through social media.
  • Personalization Cookies: These cookies allow users to access the service with predefined settings based on certain criteria, such as the language, the type of browser used to access the service, the regional settings from where the service is accessed, etc.
  • Analytical Cookies: These allow us to quantify the number of users and perform statistical measurements and analyses on how users use our services. They study how you browse on our website so that we can improve the products and services we offer.
  • Advertising Cookies: These efficiently manage the advertising spaces that may be included on our website.
  • Behavioural Advertising Cookies: These cookies store information on user habits through continued observation. Thanks to them, we can learn about your Internet browsing habits and display advertisements related to your browsing profile.


The purpose for each one of the cookies used::

Below is a list of the cookies used on our website and the provider to which they belong. Own cookies are those that belong to our domain and third-party cookies are those that belong to other domains according to the following list:

  • Cookie: Google Analytics.
  • Name: __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz.
  • Type: Third party, analytical and permanent cookies.
  • Purpose: They collect information on how users browse the website in order to identify the origin of the visits and other similar statistical information. They do not collect data on the names or surnames of the users nor the specific postal address from where they connect.
  • More information: Google Analytics Google Privacy Centre


How can Users configure or disable cookies?

You can allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your computer by using your Internet browser settings. If you do not allow cookies to be installed on your browser, you may not be able to access some of the services and your experience on the website may be less satisfactory.