Cookies are small (text) files that are received at the terminal from a web site visited and used to record certain interactions of navigation on a website to store data that can be updated and retrieved.
These files are stored on the user’s computer and contain anonymous data that is not harmful to your computer. They are used to remind user’s preferences like language and access data or personalization.
Cookies may also be used to record anonymous information about how visitors use the website. For example, since the website was accessed, or if you used a banner ad to reach this.
Cookies that enable the user to browse a website, platform or application and use the various options or services thereon, including controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted areas, remembering items in an order, making purchases of an order, filling out a registration application or request to participate in an event, using security items while browsing, storing content to disseminate video or sound files and sharing content over social networks.
Cookies that enable the user to access the service with certain general features predefined on the user’s device based on a series of criteria, such as language, browser used to access the service, regional configuration for where the service is accessed, etc.
Cookies that enable those responsible for them to track and analyze the behavior of websites to which they are related. The data gathered through this type of cookie is used to measure the activity of the websites, application or platform and to create a browsing profile for the website, application or platform users in order to analyze the data regarding the use the user makes of the service
Cookies that allow for the most effective possible management of the advertising space, if any, that the publisher has included on a website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided based on criteria such as the content published or frequency with which ads are shown.
Cookies designed to gather and store information during a user’s browsing session. They are usually used to store information useful only to provide the service requested by the user in a single session.
Cookies that remain stored on the technical equipment and may be accessed and processed during the lifetime of the cookie, which is defined by the party responsible for the cookie and may last from a few minutes to several years.
Some web sites can install third-party cookies. We do not control the cookies used by these third party external websites. For more information on cookies alienate websites advise to check their own cookies policy.
The user has the option to allow, block or remove the installed cookies on your computer by configuring your browser options installed on your terminal:
To set the permissions associated with cookies on the browser Google Chrome :
Click the menu in the toolbar.
Select Settings .
Click Show advanced options .
In the ‘Privacy’ section click the button Content Settings .
In the section Cookies can configure.
To set the permissions associated with cookies on the browser Mozilla Firefox :
At the top of the Firefox window click the menu Tools .
Select the panel Privacy .
In Firefox you can select option Use custom settings for history to configure.
To set the permissions associated with cookies in the browser Internet Explorer 9 :
At the top of the Internet Explorer window click the menu Tools.
Select the tab Security and use the option Delete browsing history to remove cookies. Enable the Cookies , and then click Delete .
Select the tab Security and access Settings . Move the slider to the top to block all cookies or totally down to allow all cookies. After that, click OK .
In some browsers you can configure specific rules to manage cookies for web site, which provides more precise control over privacy. This means you can disable cookies for all sites except those in which it is entrusted.