What is a cookie?
A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain web pages. Cookies allow a website, among other things, store and retrieve information about browsing habits of a user or your computer and, depending on the information they contain and the way you use your computer, can be used to recognize it.
However, these means 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 recurrence of visits, the time of visit, the browser or the operator or type of terminal from which the visit is made. In no case are obtained data on the name, surname, postal address or other similar data of the user who has connected.
What types of cookies exist?
Cookies can be own or third party. First-party cookies 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 editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
In addition, cookies can be session or persistent. Session cookies are a type of cookie designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a website. Persistent cookies are a type of cookie that keeps the data stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a defined period of time by the party responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.
What cookies does this website use?
This website uses a type of third-party cookies that are called “analysis cookies”. These are cookies that, either processed by us or by third parties, allow us to quantify the number of users and examine their browsing, thus being able to measure and statistically analyze 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 Analytics, which belongs to Google. In addition, this company may use the data obtained to improve its own services.
You can allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by configuring your browser options. You can find information on how to do this, 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 may prevent or hinder navigation or the provision of services offered through the websites.