What are cookies?
A cookie is a harmless text file that is stored in your browser when you visit almost any web page. These tools play a key role in the provision of many information society services.
Among other things, they allow a web page to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their device and, depending on the information obtained, they can be used to identify the user and improve the service provided.
Type of cookies
Depending on the entity that manages the domain from which the cookies are sent and processes the data, two types of cookies can be distinguished:
– Exclusive property cookies:
Sent to the user’s device from a computer or domain managed by the editor of the website from which the service requested by the user is provided.
– Third party cookies:
Sent to the user’s device from a computer or domain that is not managed by the published website, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through cookies.
In cases where cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the publisher, but the information collected through them is managed by a third party, they cannot be considered exclusive property cookies.
There is also another classification based on the period of time during which cookies remain stored in the client’s browser:
– Session cookies:
Designed to collect and store data while the user browses a website. They are normally used to store information that is only kept for the provision of the service requested by the user in a single
occasion (for example, a list of purchased products).
– Persistent cookies:
The data is stored in the computer terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period of time defined by the cookie owner, which can vary from a few minutes to several years.
Finally, there is another classification that includes six types of cookies depending on the purpose of processing the data obtained:
– Technical cookies:
Cookies that allow you to browse the web, platform or application and use the different options or services that it offers, such as traffic control and data communication, identification of sessions, access to restricted access sections, storage of data elements that make up an order, the completion of the order process, the handling of requests for registration or participation in events, the use of security elements during navigation, the storage of security content for the broadcast of videos or audio or the content sharing through social networks.
– Personalization cookies:
It allows you to access the service with some predefined general characteristics in terms of a series of criteria in your terminal, such as the language, the browser used to access the service, the regional configuration for the location from which you are accessing the service, etc.
– Analytical cookies:
Allow the person responsible for them to monitor and analyze the behavior of the users of the web pages to which it is linked. The information collected through these types of cookies is used to measure the activity of websites, applications or platforms and to create browsing profiles of the users of said sites, applications and platforms, in order to make improvements based on the analysis of the usage data of the users of the
– Advertising cookies:
Allow the most efficient management of advertising spaces, etc.
– Behavioral advertising cookies:
These store your behavioral data, obtained through continuous observation of your browsing habits, to allow
the development of a specific profile so that advertising can be displayed accordingly.
– Cookies from external social networks:
They are used so that visitors can interact with the content of different social platforms (Facebook,
How to disable and delete cookies
You can restrict, block or delete cookies using your browser. If you disable cookies, some services may be inactive. The settings are different in each browser, but normally you can modify the cookie settings, through “Options” or “Tools”. The “Help” function can also help you. On this website, the user can always choose which cookies they want to install in their browser.
You can allow, block or delete installed cookies, through the configuration options of your browser:
– Microsoft Internet Explorer y Microsoft Edge:
– Mozilla Firefox:
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With this information, you can perform the following actions:
– Accept cookies:
This notice will no longer be seen when you access any page of the website during the current session.
– Shut down:
The notification is hidden on this page.
– Change the settings: