At PISTAMED INTERNACIONAL, S.L. (“Pistamed”), with tax identification number B-42696583, located at Plaza Gabriel Miró, 4, 03001, Alicante, and contact email address, we aim to enhance your browsing experience by using cookies that allow us to gain insights into your behavior on our websites.

This cookie policy (the “Cookie Policy”) is intended to inform you about Pistamed’s use of cookies on its website (the “Website”) so that you can decide whether to authorize the use of cookies on the devices through which you browse the Website.

What is a cookie?

Cookies and/or data storage and retrieval devices on terminal equipment (the “Cookies”) are text files that a web server downloads and stores on a user’s computer/smartphone/tablet or any other browsing device (the “Device”) when accessing certain web pages to store and retrieve information about the user’s browsing from that Device. Therefore, Cookies can store information about the user’s device or their browsing sessions on the websites they have visited.

What types of Cookies are there?

According to the entity that owns the Cookies:

First-party cookies: sent to the user’s Device from Pistamed’s equipment or domain and from which the requested service is provided.

Third-party cookies: sent to the user’s Device from a third party’s equipment or domain.

According to their duration:

Session cookies: temporary Cookies that remain in your browser’s cookie file until you leave the website, so none are stored on the hard drive of your computer. The information obtained through these Cookies is used to analyze traffic patterns on the web. This allows us to provide a better experience, improve content, and facilitate its use.

Persistent cookies: Cookies that are stored on the hard drive for a defined period and will stop working after that date. The website reads these Cookies every time you make a new visit. These Cookies are generally used to facilitate registration services.

According to their purpose:

Technical cookies: allow navigation on the website and the use of different services. They allow, for example, traffic and data communication control, access to restricted access areas, use of security elements, storing content to deliver videos, or sharing content through social networks.

Preference or customization cookies: remember information so that the user can access the service with certain personalized features that differentiate their experience from other users based on previously customized parameters, such as language, the number of results to display when the user performs a search, the appearance or content of the service depending on the type of browser through which the user accesses the service or the region from which the user accesses the service, etc.

Analytical or statistical cookies: enable tracking, monitoring, and analysis of user navigation and behavior. The information collected through these Cookies is used to measure website activity and make improvements based on the analysis of user data.

Behavioral advertising cookies: store information about user behavior obtained through continuous observation of their browsing habits, allowing the creation of a specific profile to display personalized advertising.

The Cookies used by Pistamed on the Website can be first-party (technical, customization, and analytical) or third-party (social and advertising networks).


__cflb 23 hours This cookie is used by Cloudflare for load balancing.
_fbp 3 months Facebook sets this cookie to display advertisements when either on Facebook or on a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising after visiting the website.
_ga 1 year 1 month 4 days Google Analytics sets this cookie to calculate visitor, session and campaign data and track site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognise unique visitors.
_ga_* 1 year 1 month 4 days Google Analytics sets this cookie to store and count page views.
_gat 1 minute Google Universal Analytics sets this cookie to restrain request rate and thus limit data collection on high-traffic sites.
_gat_gtag_UA_* 1 minute Google Analytics sets this cookie to store a unique user ID.
_gcl_au 3 months Google Tag Manager sets the cookie to experiment advertisement efficiency of websites using their services.
_gid 1 day Google Analytics sets this cookie to store information on how visitors use a website while also creating an analytics report of the website’s performance. Some of the collected data includes the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.
CookieLawInfoConsent 1 year CookieYes sets this cookie to record the default button state of the corresponding category and the status of CCPA. It works only in coordination with the primary cookie.
cookies.js session No description available.
IDE 1 year 24 days Google DoubleClick IDE cookies store information about how the user uses the website to present them with relevant ads according to the user profile.
INGRESSCOOKIE session This cookie is used for load balancing and session stickiness. This technical session identifier is required for some website features.
mailchimp_landing_site 1 month MailChimp sets the cookie to record which page the user first visited.
test_cookie 15 minutes sets this cookie to determine if the user’s browser supports cookies.
viewed_cookie_policy 1 year The GDPR Cookie Consent plugin sets the cookie to store whether or not the user has consented to use cookies. It does not store any personal data.
wp-wpml_current_language session WordPress multilingual plugin sets this cookie to store the current language/language settings.

The Website may also use social media features that are entirely managed by third-party entities, to share content on their social networks, such as the “Share” or “Like” buttons of LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. These features may collect the user’s IP address or the visited pages. By clicking on these buttons, the user accepts the use of Cookies by these social networks, which will be exclusively regulated by the policies implemented by the respective entities.

The Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., whose main office is at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, United States (“Google”). Google Analytics uses Cookies to help the Website analyze user usage.

The Website uses Mailchimp, an email management service provided by The Rocket Science Group LLC, based in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. When you subscribe to our newsletter or use our contact forms, your personal data, such as your email address, may be transferred to Mailchimp and processed on servers located outside the European Union. This international data transfer is carried out in accordance with applicable data protection regulations and is based on the standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission to ensure an adequate level of data protection. By providing us with your information, you accept this transfer and processing of data in accordance with our privacy policy.

The information stored will not be subject to an international data transfer, except in the cases mentioned above. These cases are specifically as follows:

  • Google Analytics
  • Mailchimp

Do I need to accept the use of Cookies?

It is not necessary to accept unnecessary Cookies.

Users can manage and, if necessary, accept the cookies mentioned in this Cookie Policy before installation. Pistamed can only use Cookies with the prior and express consent of the user, granted on their first visit, which will be renewed periodically (every two years at most) or whenever the user clears their search history in their browser.

In accordance with applicable regulations, explicit consent is not required for the use of the following types of Cookies: (i) Technical cookies; (ii) Interface customization cookies marked or chosen by the user themselves; or (iii) First-party analytical cookies that only process aggregated data for strictly statistical purposes, provided that users are offered the option to reject them.

How can I manage Cookies?

Users can configure the installation of Cookies during the Website’s configuration process and are aware that disabling Cookies may affect its normal use and the services provided by Pistamed through the Website.

However, to disable the Cookies installed by the Website, users can (i) configure them in the Configuration Panel enabled by Pistamed, or (ii) follow the instructions for their specific browser settings. For example:

• With Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy (also available at the following hyperlink:

• With Firefox: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy (also available at the following hyperlink:

• With Google Chrome: Setup -> Preferences -> Security -> View (also available at the following hyperlink:

Neither this Website nor its legal representatives are responsible for the content or accuracy of the privacy policies that third parties mentioned in this Cookie Policy may have. Web browsers are the tools responsible for storing Cookies, and users must exercise their right to delete or disable them through these browsers. In some cases, it is necessary to install Cookies for the browser not to forget the user’s decision to reject them.

Privacy Policy

To access the rest of the information on the processing of your personal data, as well as your rights and how to exercise them, users can refer to Pistamed’s privacy policy available at the following hyperlink:

Changes to the Cookie Policy

Pistamed may modify this Cookie Policy to include new Cookies, or in response to new legislative or regulatory requirements, or to adapt this policy to the instructions of data protection authorities.

When significant changes occur in this Cookie Policy, users will be notified through an informative notice on the Website and, if necessary, asked for their consent again.


For any questions or inquiries about this Cookie Policy, please do not hesitate to contact us through the contact section of the Website or at the following email address LOPD@MASA.EU.