A cookie is a file stored on your computer, smartphone or any other user device with information about your browsing.
The set of cookies helps improve the quality of the website, making it possible to obtain information on which pages are useful, which are not and which are susceptible to improvement.
Cookies are essential for the functioning of the internet, providing innumerable advantages in the provision of interactive services, facilitating navigation and usability of the web.
In any case the cookies are harmful to the equipment; in fact, they help, among other purposes, help identify and resolve possible errors.
Type of Cookies:
According to the entity that manages it:
. Own cookies: Are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the owner of the domain from which the service is provided or the information requested by the user is provided.
. Third party cookies: Those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the owner of the domain, but by another entity that treats the data obtained using cookies (social networks, search engines …). In the event that cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the owner of the domain, but the information collected through these is managed by a third party, can not be considered as own cookies.
According to the period of time they remain active:
. Session Cookies: These are a type of cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page. They are usually used to store information that only interests to keep for the provision of the requested service ∙ tendered by the user on a single occasion. In the long run, it allows to provide a better experience to improve the content and facilitate its use
. Persistent cookies: These are a type of cookies in which the data is stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed during a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie.
According to its purpose:
. Technical cookies: Are those that allow the user to navigate on a web page, platform or application and the use of different options or services that exist in it, for example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session , access restricted access parts, etc.
. 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, for example, the language, the type of browser through which it is accessed to the service, the regional configuration from where the service is accessed, etc.
. Analysis Cookies: These 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 using this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the web, application or platform and for the creation of navigation profiles of users of this website, application or platform, in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of the usage data that users of the service make.
. Advertising cookies: Are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, if applicable, include in the website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided, following criteria such as the edited content or the frequency with which the ads are displayed.
. Behavioral advertising cookies: These are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, are included in a web page, application or platform from which the requested service is provided ∙ tendered. These cookies store information on the behavior of users obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, to the point of allowing the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on the same.
To disable or configure your cookies:
You can allow, block or eliminate the cookies installed on your computer through the configuration of your Internet browser options. If you do not allow the installation of cookies in your browser, you may not be able to access some of the services and your experience on our website may be less satisfactory.
Next, we detail the procedure to follow to configure or disable