Cookies are text files that a website sends to the browser and that are stored on the user’s computer in order to store and retrieve information about the browsing that is carried out from that computer (computer, mobile phone, tablet, etc.).
Depending on the length of your stay and the purpose for which the data collected through the cookies is used, there are several types.
So, to begin with, cookies can be “session cookies”, which expire when the user finishes browsing and closes the browser, and “persistent cookies”, which expire when they have fulfilled the function for which they are intended or when the user deletes them.
Likewise, depending on the purpose for which they are used, cookies may be:
Analytical Cookies.- Analytical cookies collect information to evaluate the use made of the website and the general activity of the same. Web analytics is the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of Internet data for the purposes of understanding and optimizing website usage.
Social Cookies.- Social cookies are required for external social networks (Facebook, Google, Twitter, Pinteres, Discus, etc.). Their function is to control the interaction with social widgets within the site.
Advertising and behavioral cookies.- Advertising and behavioral cookies gather information about your personal preferences and choices in this website. They are used to adapt advertising content to make it relevant to the user and to avoid showing users advertisements they have already seen.
Technical cookies.- Technical cookies are those that are strictly necessary for the use of this website, which allow the user to browse through the website or application and to use the various options or services it contains.
Customization cookies.- These cookies enable the user to access the service with some of the general characteristics that are predefined on the user’s computer or that are defined by the user. For example, the language, the type of browser used to access the service, the design of the selected contents, geolocation of the computer and the regional setting from where the service is accessed.
Third-party Cookies.- In some web pages, third-party cookies can be installed that help to manage and improve the services offered.
To manage the activities of the cookies from your computer, you can explicitly accept, block or delete them. If you do not do this and continue browsing on the web, it will be understood that you accept them.
To manage your cookies, please follow the instructions provided below:
- Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Configuration.
For more information, see Microsoft support or browser help.
- Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Personalized Configuration.
For more information, see Mozilla support or browser help.
- Chrome: Configuration -> Show Advanced Settings -> Privacy -> Content Settings.
For more information, see Google support or browser help.
- Safari: Preferences -> Security.
For more information, see Apple support or browser help.