A cookie is a text file that is stored on the computer or mobile device through a Web server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the content of the cookie and allow the Website to remember browsing preferences and navigate efficiently . Cookies make the interaction between the user and the website faster and easier.
How do Cookies work?
Cookies can only store text, it is generally always anonymous and encrypted. No personal information will be stored in a cookie, nor can they be associated with an identified or identifiable person.
The data allows this website to maintain your information between the pages, and also to analyze how you interact with the website. Cookies are safe since they can only store the information put in place by the browser, which is information that the user has entered in the browser or that is included in the page request. You cannot run the code and it cannot be used to access your computer. If a web page encrypts the cookie information, only the web page can read the information.
The cookies used by this website can be distinguished according to the following criteria:
1. Types of cookies according to the entity that manages them:
Depending on who is the entity that manages the computer or domain from which cookies are sent and treats the data obtained, we can distinguish:
Own cookies: They are those that are sent to the computer User terminal from a computer or domain managed by the publisher himself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
Third-party cookies: These are those that 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 cookies.
In the event that cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the publisher itself but the information collected through them is managed by a third party, they cannot be considered as their own cookies.
2. Types of cookies according to the period of time they remain activated:
According to the period of time that they remain activated in the terminal equipment we can distinguish:
Session cookies: They are a type of cookie designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page. They are usually used to store information that is only interesting to keep for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion (eg a list of purchased products).
Persistent cookies: They are a type of cookie in which the data is still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, and which can range from a few minutes to several years.
3. Types of cookies according to their purpose:
Depending on the purpose for which the data obtained through cookies is processed, we can distinguish between:
Technical cookies: They are those that allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and use the different options or services that exist in it, such as, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, access parts of restricted access, remember the elements that make up an order, carry out the purchase process of an order, make the request for registration or participation in an event, use security elements during navigation, store content for dissemination of videos or sound or share content through social networks.
Personalization cookies: These are those that allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user’s terminal, such as the language, the type of browser through which they access the service. , the regional configuration from where you access the service, etc.
Analysis cookies: They are those that allow the person responsible for them to monitor and analyze the behavior of the users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used in the measurement of the activity of the websites, application or platform and for the elaboration of navigation profiles of the users of said sites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements in function of the analysis of the use data made by the users of the service.
Cookie Management Tool
This website uses Google Analytics.
Google Analytics is a free Google web analytics tool that primarily lets website owners know how users interact with their website. It also enables cookies in the domain of the site where you are located and uses a set of cookies called “__utma” and “__utmz” to collect information anonymously and prepare reports on website trends without identifying individual users.
How to manage Cookies on your computer: deactivation and deletion of cookies
All Internet browsers allow you to limit the behavior of a cookie or disable cookies within the browser settings or options. The steps to do it are different for each browser, instructions can be found in the help menu of your browser.
You can allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your computer by configuring the options of the browser installed on your computer:
Through your browser, you can also see the cookies that are on your computer, and delete them as you see fit. Cookies are text files, you can open and read the content. The data within them is almost always encrypted with a numeric key that corresponds to a session on the Internet so there is often no point beyond the website that wrote it.