What are cookies?
“Cookies” are small files that are stored on users’ computers. Different information can be stored within the cookies. A cookie is primarily used to store the information about a user (or the device on which the cookie is stored) during or after his visit to a website. Cookies allow a web page, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their equipment and, depending on the information they contain and the way they use their equipment, they can be used to recognize to user.
Temporary cookies, or “session cookies”, What types of cookies does this website use?
This website is using cookies that allow users to use and navigate through it, guarantee access to certain services, and improve the functional configuration of the website.
Depending on the entity that manages them:
Third party cookies:
refers to cookies that are stored by providers other than the controller for the online service (if it is only the controller’s cookie, then it’s called “first-party cookie”). Which are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the publisher, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
According to the period they remain activated:
Session cookies or temporary cookies: Cookies that are deleted after a user leaves an online service and closes their browser, have been designed to collect and store data while the user accesses the web.
According to its purpose:
Technical cookies: used to allow the user to navigate through the website, platform or application.
Analysis cookies: these cookies are used to carry out an analysis of the behaviors and actions of the users of the web page or platform as well as for the elaboration of navigation profiles, in order to make technical improvements in operation and service.
You can consult and carry out the configuration of the cookie system in relation to the most common or most used browsers by users.
In this sense, practically all browsers allow the user to obtain general information about the cookies installed on a web page, specifically verify the existence of them, their duration or the elimination system. In this regard, for information purposes, a series of related links are provided:
- Mozilla Firefox
- Internet Explorer
- Internet Explorer (10.11)
- Internet Explorer (9)
- Internet Explorer (7.8)
- Internet Explorer (6)
On the other hand, the user may allow, block or eliminate the cookies installed on his equipment by modifying the configuration of his browser according to the instructions indicated therein. For information purposes it is indicated that usually the configuration of cookies is usually carried out in the “Preferences” or “Tools” menu of each browser, in any case, you can always go to the help of your browser to solve or solve the doubts to be generated in this respect.
It is important to bear in mind that, if the installation of all cookies is prevented, the content of the website as well as certain functionalities and services provided by it may be affected.