Cookies Policy

At VOTORANTIM CEMENTOS ESPAÑA, S.A. (Votorantim Cimentos Group), we respect the rights of users of our website (hereinafter, the «Website») to privacy, and we want to provide them with transparent, clear, and comprehensive information about how we collect and process any information derived from their navigation on it.

Therefore, we ask users to carefully read this Cookie Policy, without prejudice to the fact that if they need additional information on how we process their personal data, they can consult our Privacy Policy, available at Privacy Policy | Votorantim Cement Trading ( Additionally, for any inquiries, they can contact

1. What are cookies?

This Website uses cookies that store and retrieve user information when browsing through it. Cookies are small data files generated on the user’s computer or mobile device when they visit a website, to later retrieve that information when the user returns to the page. In particular, it contains a number that allows the unique identification of the user’s computer, even if it changes location or IP address.

Cookies are installed during your Internet browsing, either by the websites you visit or by third parties associated with the Website, and they allow us to know your activity (on this website or others related to it). For example: user identification, the location from which you access, connection time, the device used (fixed or mobile), the operating system and browser used, the most visited pages, the number of clicks made, and data regarding the user’s behavior on the Internet.

However, the Website is accessible without the need for cookies to be activated, although their deactivation may prevent its proper functioning.

What can cookies be used for?

On the Votorantim Group’s Website, cookies are used to:

  • Obtain information such as the date and time of the visit and preferences, allowing us to improve navigation.
  • Remember chosen options to optimize and personalize future visits.
  • Record anonymous and dissociated information about user navigation for statistical calculations. For example, knowing the number of portal visitors and the pages visited, knowing from which website or «banner» access occurred, determining developments that can improve the user experience, etc.

2. What types of cookies do we use, and what is their purpose?

According to the different types of cookies described below, the categories of cookies that may be installed on your browser and/or device when navigating the Website are indicated, depending on whether they are proprietary or third-party cookies and their purposes:

Own cookies created or managed by Votorantim and third-party cookies (administered and managed by service providers contracted by Votorantim):

  • Technical cookies (necessary):
    These allow you to navigate the Website and use its different options or services. With them, Votorantim can, for example, control traffic and data communication, identify users during the session, and use security elements during user navigation. The technical cookies incorporated into this Website are exempt from the obligation to obtain informed consent from users in accordance with current legislation since they are necessary and allow providing the service requested by the user.
  • Preferences or customization cookies:
    These cookies allow users to specify or customize some features of our Website (for example, language, the number of search results you want to be displayed per page, the type of browser through which you access the service, the regional configuration from where you access the service, etc.). Before these cookies are installed, the informed consent of users is required. If you decide not to accept their use, some of the functionalities of the Website will be limited.
  • Analysis or measurement cookies:
    Allow tracking and analyzing the behavior of different users on our Website to make improvements based on the analysis of data on the use of products and/or services offered through the Website. The data processed for this purpose is anonymized, i.e., it does not allow the identification of users. In any case, informed consent is required before they are installed. If you decide not to accept their use, some functionalities of the Website will be limited.

Third-party cookies created, administered, and managed by third parties unrelated to Votorantim:

It is possible that logs or functions of third-party websites unrelated to Votorantim (for example, social networks) are integrated into the Website.

Sometimes, these functions come with scripts or other elements that can read, and sometimes save, cookies in the users’ browser and/or device. These cookies may be of different types (technical or necessary – which do not require user consent – or behavioral advertising – although Votorantim does not have control over them, consent is required before their installation).

Although Votorantim may request your consent in advance to install this type of cookie, it is necessary to inform the user that it is the owners who decide and manage their purposes and privacy rules. In this regard, the user should contact these owners for more information about the use of such cookies and the processing of their personal data. Illustratively, but not limited to, for more information, we provide a list of possible third parties that may incorporate this type of cookies on their devices and/or browsers, along with links to their cookie policies and privacy policies. Thus, users can consult all the information about it and continue deciding regarding the treatment of their information:

Detail of cookies used by Votorantim through the website

Below are the cookies incorporated into this Website, based on their purposes:


Cookie Provider Purpose Function Expiry/Retention Period
WSS_FullScreenMode […] Technical Technical Cookie to remember if the user has browsed in «Full Screen» mode and maintain this browsing preference in future accesses. […]
complianz_policy_id […] Technical Technical Allows the installation of the complianz suite and, therefore, the use of its cookies and functionalities. 1 year
complianz_consent_status […] Technical Technical This cookie stores the user’s consent for the installation of cookies. 1 year
cmplz_stats […] Technical Technical Internal use cookies necessary for the operation of the website’s cookie policy display. 1 year
cmplz_marketing […] Technical Used to save the settings of non-necessary cookies. 1 year


Cookie Provider Purpose Function Expiry/Retention Period
_ga_4XF9TSH0Q7 Google Analytics Analytical Associated with Google Universal Analytics. Used to distinguish unique users and calculate visitor, session, and campaign data for analytics reports. 1 year 1 month
_ga Google Analytics Analytical Associated with Google Universal Analytics. Used to distinguish unique users and calculate visitor, session, and campaign data for analytics reports. 1 year 1 month
_gid Google Analytics Analytical Set by Google Analytics. Stores and updates a unique value for each page visited to count and track pageviews. 1 day
_gat_UA-273152273-1 Google Analytics Analytical Pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics. Used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites. 53 seconds

Change your consent (link to the configuration panel: COOKIE SETTINGS)

3. How do we obtain user consent?

By accepting cookies, the user provides consent for the use of those selected. Cookies can be disabled at any time through the following link COOKIE SETTINGS. Additionally, from the browser settings, the user can block or delete cookies installed on their device. The following links provide a series of instructions for deleting cookies from some of the major browsers:

Cookies can be configured from the following link COOKIE SETTINGS. This setting will be saved until the user decides to make new changes. Not all cookies are necessary for navigation on our Website. However, if the user rejects or deactivates them, they may not be able to access all the features we offer, and, therefore, the use of the website may be limited, and navigation usability may be reduced.

4. Cookie Policy Updates

We reserve the right to modify this Cookie Policy based on new legislative or regulatory requirements or to adapt it for the purpose of implementing improvements. Updates will be published on the Website.

5. Processing of Personal Data

Data Controller
The data controller is VOTORANTIM CEMENTOS ESPAÑA, a company belonging to VOTORANTIM CIMIENTOS with CIF A36603025, and address at Calle Brasil, No. 56, 36204, Vigo, Pontevedra (Spain).

Purposes of processing and legal basis
The personal data («Data») provided by the user of the Website to VOTORANTIM CIMENTOS ESPAÑA («Votorantim» or «the Website owner,» interchangeably) during navigation and use of the Website will be processed with their express consent for the following purposes:
(i) Providing the services offered by Votorantim through the Website.
(ii) Analyzing user browsing habits, profiling, and providing personalized advertising based on their personal preferences.

Additionally, Votorantim may carry out anonymization procedures on such data, after which it will no longer be able to identify you with them. The purpose of these procedures is to use the anonymized information for statistical purposes and the development of behavior models. This treatment is necessary to satisfy Votorantim’s legitimate interests. Regarding this latter treatment, you can exercise the right of opposition by contacting the Data Protection Officer, explaining the reason for your objection.

Data recipients
Votorantim will share information as follows:

  • Data may be communicated to authorities and public bodies to fulfill a legal obligation.
  • Service providers acting on our behalf as data processors.
  • In addition, concerning third-party cookies, we remind you that these cookies are either sent from a domain not managed by Votorantim – but by the respective third party – or sent from our domain, but the information collected is managed by that third party.

Transfers to third countries
Data processing generally takes place in the European Economic Area or in countries declared to have an adequate level of protection. In other cases, we guarantee the security and legitimacy of data processing by requiring our providers and recipients to provide the appropriate guarantees established by applicable data protection regulations. Despite the above, the Website has third-party cookies that provide services to Votorantim and may store and access information they collect even outside the EEA:

  • Google Cookies:
    The Website uses certain services provided and developed by Google, Inc., a Delaware company headquartered at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, United States («Google»), which use cookies. Among these services are:

However, we remind you that you can freely choose whether to install cookies on your devices or browsers or, if you accept their installation, change their settings or reject them later at any time through the consent management platform used by this Website or through the mechanisms offered by different browsers, as indicated in the section «How is consent obtained and how are cookies revoked and deleted?»

Similarly, we remind you that, as a result of the installation of third-party cookies not owned by Votorantim, their owners may make international transfers of data or information obtained through them. Users can learn more by consulting the privacy and cookie policies of each of these third parties.

Data retention period
The data will be processed for the periods indicated in the table. According to data protection regulations, this data will be properly blocked during the prescription period of the actions derived from said authorization, solely for the purpose of complying with the legal obligations required of Votorantim and for the formulation, exercise, or defense of claims.

Exercise of rights and complaints to the Data Protection Authority
Users can exercise their data protection rights (access, portability, withdrawal of consent, rectification, opposition, limitation, deletion) in accordance with current regulations by attaching a copy of their national identity document through the following means:

Furthermore, complaints arising from the processing of personal data can be addressed to the Spanish Data Protection Agency (
Cookie Policy updated on 01/10/2023.