What are cookies?
A cookie is a file or device that is downloaded to a user’s terminal equipment in order to store data that can be updated and recovered by the entity responsible for its installation. That is, it is a file that is downloaded to your computer when accessing certain web pages. Cookies allow a web page, among other things, to store and retrieve
information about the browsing habits of a user or their equipment and, depending on the information they contain and the way they use their equipment, can be used to recognize the user.
Its main functions are::
• Keep track of users: when a user enters their username and password, a cookie is stored so that they do not have to be entering them for each page of the server.
However, a cookie does not identify only one person, but a combination of computer-browser-user.
• Get information about the user’s browsing habits, and spyware attempts (spyware), by advertising agencies and others. This can cause privacy problems and is one of the reasons why cookies have their detractors.
There are different types of cookies depending, above all, on the purpose for which they are used, thus distinguishing, among others, the following:
Analysis cookies: these cookies are used to carry out an analysis of the behaviors and actions of the users of the website as well as for the elaboration of navigation profiles in order to make technical improvements of operation and service.
Advertising cookies: they allow efficient management of advertising spaces based on a series of criteria, for example, to verify if the user has already had access to a news item or not to proceed to update it with a new one.
Behavioral advertising cookies: these cookies are responsible for storing information about users’ own behavior focusing on their browsing habits. This allows to establish user profiles based on their behavior and use them to customize the advertising presented.
If the user wishes to obtain more information about cookies, he can consult the following website http://www.aboutcookies.org/.
What type of cookies does this website use?
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Cookies Policy 3
This website is using cookies that make it easier for the user to use and navigate through it, guarantee access to certain services, as well as improve the functional configuration of the website.
Specifically, this website uses the following cookies:
How to manage cookie settings?
In this section there is a brief presentation of how to consult and carry out the configuration of the cookie system in relation to the most common or most used browsers by users
In this sense, practically all browsers allow the user to obtain general information about the cookies installed on a web page, specifically to verify their existence, their duration or the elimination system. In this sense, for information purposes, a series of related links are provided:
– Google Chrome
– Mozilla Firefox
– Internet Explorer
On the other hand, the user may allow, block or eliminate the cookies installed on their equipment by modifying the configuration of their browser in accordance with the instructions indicated therein. For informational purposes it is indicated that the cookie configuration is usually carried out in the “Preferences” or “Tools” menu of each browser, in any case, you can always go to the help of your browser to solve or solve any doubts that may arise.
It should be borne in mind that, if the installation of all cookies is prevented, the web content as well as certain functionalities and services provided by it may be affected.