WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a small fragment of text that websites send to the browser and which is stored on the user’s terminal, which may be a personal computer, a cell phone, a tablet, etc. These files enable the website to remember the user’s preferences and preferences. These files enable the website to memorize information relating to 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 user experience of the website.
TYPES OF COOKIES
Depending on the entity that manages them, cookies can be :
First-party cookies: these are those sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the publisher itself, and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
Third-party cookies: these are those 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.
They depend on the length of time they remain activated:
Session cookies: This is a type of cookie designed to collect and store data while the user is accessing a website. They are generally used to store information that is of interest only for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion.
Persistent cookies : This is a type of cookie in which data continues to be stored in the terminal and can be consulted and processed for a period defined by the cookie manager, which can range from a few minutes to several years.
Depending on the purpose of processing data obtained through cookies, the website may use:
Technical cookies – These are those that enable the user to navigate the website or application and use the various options or services that exist there. For example, to control traffic and data communication, to identify the session, to access restricted parts of the site, to memorize the elements that make up an order, to request registration or participation in an event, to use security functions during navigation and to store content for video or sound broadcasting.
Personalization cookies – These are cookies that enable the user to access the service with certain general characteristics predefined in his terminal or defined by the user himself. For example, language, type of browser used to access the service, selected content design, terminal geolocation and regional configuration from which the service is accessed.
Advertising cookies – These are those that enable the effective management of advertising spaces that have been included on the website or application from which the service is provided. They make it possible to adapt advertising content so that it is relevant to the user, and to avoid showing ads that the user has already seen.
Statistical analysis cookies – These cookies make it possible to track and analyze user behavior on websites. The information collected by this type of cookie is used to measure website, application or platform activity and to create browsing profiles of users of these sites, in order to introduce service improvements based on user usage data.
HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES IN THE BROWSER?
Users can authorize, block or delete cookies installed on their equipment by configuring the options of the browser installed on their terminal:
- Internet Explorer:
- Microsoft Edge:
In some browsers you can set 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.
Cookies are small text files that websites can use to make the user experience more efficient.
The law states that we may store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.
This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages.
You can change or withdraw your consent at any time from the Cookie Statement on our website.