What are cookies and what are they used for?
Cookies are files that websites can install on your device (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) for a variety of purposes. The main purpose is to facilitate navigation by the user, but they can also collect other information, for example, for statistical purposes.
By using cookies, the technical performance of the website is improved, adapting navigation to user preferences. On the other hand, the statistical information collected from cookies allows those responsible for the website to improve the service offered to users.
Types of cookies
According to their permanence, cookies are classified into session or permanent cookies. The former expire when the browser is closed, while the latter expire when they have fulfilled their function or when they are manually deleted.
PERFORMANCE COOKIES: These cookies save the preferences of certain tools so that you do not have to configure them every time you access the web.
ANALYTICAL COOKIES: These cookies allow us to analyze web traffic and statistically analyze the use of the various services offered by the web. The collection of this data is anonymous and is not linked to any personal data.
GEOLOCATION COOKIES: These cookies detect, anonymously, the country where the user is located in order to offer more appropriate content and services.
REGISTRATION COOKIES: These cookies are generated when the user has registered and are used to identify user accounts and their associated services.
ADVERTISING COOKIES: These cookies are used to manage the different advertisements shown on the website, adapting the content of the advertising space to the use made of the website.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES: These third party cookies can be installed on the page in order to improve the services that these third parties offer, such as links to social networks to share the contents of the web.
Can I delete the installation of cookies?
All browsers allow you to block or delete cookies if the user prefers. In the following lines we offer indications for it:
Internet Explorer: Tools > Internet Options > Privacy > Settings.
Firefox: Tools > Options > Privacy > Privacy > History > Custom Settings
Chrome: Settings > Show advanced options > Privacy > Privacy > Content settings
Safari: Preferences > Security