WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a small piece of text that websites send to the browser and stored in the user’s terminal, which can be a personal computer, a cell phone, tablet, etc.. These files allow the Web site to remember information about your visit, such as language and preferred options, which can facilitate your next visit and make the site more useful by personalizing its content. Cookies play a very important role in improving the experience of using the Web.
TYPES OF COOKIES
Depending on the entity that manages them, cookies can be:
Own Cookies: These are those that are sent to the terminal equipment of the interested party from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself 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 editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
Depending on the period of time they remain activated:
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 is only of interest to keep for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion.
Persistent cookies: These are a type of cookie in which the data remains stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the party responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.
Depending on the purpose for which the data obtained through cookies are processed, the website may use:
Technical Cookies: These are those that allow the user to navigate through the website or application and the use of the different options or services that exist in it. For example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access restricted web parts, remember the elements that make up an order, make the application for registration or participation in an event, use security features while browsing and store content for broadcast video or sound.
Personalization Cookies: These are those that allow the user to access the service with some general characteristics predefined in your terminal or that the user himself defines. For example, the language, the type of browser through which you access the service, the selected content design, geolocation of the terminal and the regional configuration from where you access the service.
Advertising Cookies: These are those that allow the effective management of advertising spaces that have been included on the website or application from which the service is provided. They allow to adapt the content of advertising so that it is relevant to the user and to avoid showing ads that the user has already seen.
Statistical analysis cookies: These are those that allow the monitoring and analysis of user behavior on websites. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the websites, application or platform and for the elaboration of browsing profiles of the users of these sites, in order to introduce improvements in the service based on the usage data of the users.
You can view the cookies used on this website in the settings panel and adjust your settings at any time.
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Note: “Own” cookies are used only by the owner of this website and “Third-party” cookies are also used by the service provider detailed in the table above.
HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES IN THE BROWSER?
The user has the option to allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by configuring the options of the browser installed on your terminal:
In some browsers you can configure specific rules to manage cookies per website, which offers more precise control over privacy. This means that you can disable cookies from all sites except those you trust.