- What is a cookie?
A cookie 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 their equipment is used, they can serve to recognize it.
However, these media only obtain information related to the number of pages visited, the city to which the IP address from which it is accessed is assigned, the number of new users, the frequency and recidivism of visits, the visit time , the browser or the operator or type of terminal from which the visit is made. In no case are data obtained on the name, surname, postal address or other similar data of the user who has connected.
- What types of cookies are there?
Cookies can be own or third party. Their own are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the Web editor itself, from which the service requested by the user is provided. Third-party cookies are those that are 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.
In addition, cookies can be session or persistent. The former are a type of cookie designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page. Persistent cookies are a type of cookie that keeps the data stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.
- What are the cookies used by this website?
This website uses a type of third party cookies that are called “analysis cookies”. They are cookies that, well treated by us, or by said third parties, allow us to quantify the number of users and examine their navigation, thus being able to carry out the measurement and statistical analysis of the use of the Web by users. All this is done in order to improve the contents of the Web and provide a better service through it.
The application used for this purpose is Google Analitycs, which belongs to Google. In addition, this company can use the data obtained to improve its own services and to offer services to other companies. You can click the following link for more information: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage.
You can allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your computer by configuring your browser options. You can find information on how to do it, in relation to the most common browsers, in the links below:
- Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9
- Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/es/products/firefox/cookies
- Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647
- Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042
We inform you, however, of the possibility that the deactivation of any cookie prevents or hinders navigation or the provision of the services offered through the Web pages.