The recent regulatory modification regarding the publicity and management of the consent for the use of cookies or other elements of information storage entails the obligation of the websites to adapt to the new regulation on cookies of Law 34/2002, of services of the Information society and electronic commerce.

The download of this type of elements, suppose the capacity to gather information of the activity of the user and this fact has implications in relation to its privacy. Therefore, the new regulations impose the obligation to obtain the informed consent of users to accept the use of cookies on websites.



Cookies are small files that are downloaded to your computer when you browse websites. These files allow a website to recognize a user’s browser and do not contain or collect information. They are used, for example, to keep an authenticated user in an account (either an email account, social networks, etc.) without having to be authenticated every time he accesses his account.

At we use the following types of cookies:

  • First part cookies: Cookies are strictly necessary for the operation of WordPress, which is the content manager on which works. They allow the interaction of the user with the website using all its functions.
  • Performance and analysis cookies: these are cookies used for analysis and statistics that improve the website experience. By using these cookies you can display more relevant information to visitors.
  • Map Cookies: The mosquito observation map uses cookies for its operation. The policy and a detailed explanation can be found here.

Also, Google Analytics enables in the domain of the website the cookies named:

“__utma”: Required for running Google Analytics and has an expiration period of 2 years.

“__utmz”: it is used to make the location of the visit, that is, from where and how the user arrived at our website and expires at 6 months).

The objective is to compile statistics: the number of visits, the period of consultations, the search engine used to access the website, the keywords used, the overall location of the visitor, the contents visited on the website, as well as other traffic parameters On the website, always from anonymity.

Google stores this information collected by cookies so that no user is identified. Neither is your IP address associated with any other information you have. In addition, Google Inc is a company that is adhered to the Safe Harbor Agreement. This agreement guarantees that the transferred data will be treated according to the levels of protection of the European regulations.

From the option you take regarding the use of cookies on this website, an additional cookie will be sent to store your choice and you will not have to accept the use of cookies every time you access the website.



All browsers allow you to make changes that allow you to disable the cookie settings. These settings are located in the “options” or “preferences” of the menu of your browser. Then we leave the links with instructions for different browsers where you will see how to disable cookies. However, remember that disabling cookies means losing functionality on many websites.