Cookies are text files that the website sends to the browser and that are stored on the user's computer in order to store and retrieve information about the navigation that is done from that computer (computer, mobile phone, tablet etc ...).
Depending on their permanence and the purpose for which the data obtained through cookies are used, there are several types.
Thus, initially cookies can be “session”, which expire when the user finishes browsing and closes the browser, and “permanent” expire when they have fulfilled the function for which they are designed or when the user deletes them.
Likewise, depending on the purpose for which they are used, cookies can be:
Analytical cookies: Analytical cookies collect information to evaluate your use of the Website and its general activity. Web analytics is the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of Internet data with the purpose of understanding and optimizing the use of the Web site.
Social cookies: Social cookies are necessary for external social networks (Facebook, Google, Twitter, Pinterest, etc ...). Its function is to control the interaction with the social widgets within the page.
Technical cookies: Technical cookies are strictly necessary for the use of this website, they allow the user to navigate through the website or application and use the different options or services that exist therein.
Personalization cookies: These are those that allow the user to access the service with some general characteristics predefined in their 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 the service is accessed.
Third party cookies
On some websites, third-party cookies can be installed that allow managing and improving the services offered.
To manage the activity of cookies from your computer, you can block or delete them. Otherwise, browsing the website implies acceptance of their use in accordance with the above.
To carry out the management of cookies you must follow the following instructions:
Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings. For more information, you can consult Microsoft support or browser Help.
Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Settings. For more information, you can consult Mozilla support or browser Help.
Chrome: Settings -> Show advanced options -> Privacy -> Content settings. For more information, you can consult Google support or browser Help.
Safari: Preferences -> Security. For more information, you can consult Apple support or browser Help.