What are cookies?
A cookie is a small piece of text that websites you visit send to your browser that allows the website to remember information about your visit, such as your preferred language and other options, which can make your next visit easier and that the site is more useful to you. Cookies play a very important role, since without them using the web would be a much more frustrating experience.
Types of cookies:
According to your manager
Depending on who is the entity that manages the equipment or domain from which the cookies are sent and processes the data obtained, we can distinguish:
Own cookies: they are sent to the user’s computer from a computer or domain managed by the publisher itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
Third-party cookies: they 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.
According to its duration
Session cookies: They are a type of cookie designed to request and store data while the user accesses a web page and are deleted when they leave the web page.
Persistent cookies: They are a type of cookie in which the data is still stored on the user’s 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.
According to its purpose
According to the purpose for which the data obtained through cookies are processed, we can distinguish between:
Technical cookies: They are those that allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and use the different options or services that are there, such as, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, access restricted access parts, remember the elements that make up an order, perform the purchase process of an order, perform the registration request or participation in an event, use security elements during navigation , store content for the dissemination of video or sound or share content through social networks.
Personalization cookies: They are those that allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria on the user’s terminal such as the language, the type of browser through which access the service, the locale from which you access the service, etc.
Analysis cookies: These are those that allow the person responsible for them to monitor and analyze the behavior of the users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the websites, application or platform and to create browsing profiles of the users of these sites, applications and platforms, in order introduce improvements based on the analysis of the usage data made by the users of the service.
Advertising cookies: They are those that allow the management, in the most effective way possible, of the advertising spaces that, if applicable, the publisher has included in a web page, application or platform from which it provides the requested service based on criteria such as edited content or how often ads are shown.
Behavioral advertising cookies: These are those that allow the management, in the most effective way possible, of the advertising spaces that, if applicable, the publisher has included in a web page, application or platform from which the requested service is provided. These cookies store information on user behavior obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows the development of a specific profile to show advertising based on it.
What cookies does this website use?
Own cookies: user session and language selection.
Third-party cookies: Google Analytics (web statistics and analysis).
Administration of cookies
You can block or delete the cookies installed on your computer by configuring the browser options.
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