A cookie is a small computer file that is downloaded to the user's device when accessing certain web pages. There is no possibility of this type of file damaging the device where it is stored.
The following information will allow you to understand the different types of cookies that exist and are used.
Types of existing cookies
Cookies according to the entity that manages them:
Own cookies: those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the information society service provider itself.
Third-party cookies: those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain not managed by the information society service provider itself.
Cookies according to the time they are active:
Session cookies: they collect and store data as long as the user remains on the website, that is, only as long as it is necessary to provide the requested service.
Persistent cookies: they remain stored in the terminal and the website can access them until the expiry date defined by the information society service provider.
Cookies according to their purpose:
Technical and functional cookies: they allow the navigation through the website and the use of the different options or services offered through it. These cookies are necessary to ensure the proper functioning of the website.
Personalization cookies: they allow the user to access the service with some predefined characteristics, such as language, type of browser, or the regional configuration of the equipment.
Analysis Cookies: they allow the tracking and analysis of the behavior of the users who visit the website, as well as a measurement of the activity within it, with the purpose of introducing improvements.
Advertising and behavioural cookies: they collect information about the user's preferences and personal choices through continuous observation of their browsing habits, allowing the development of a specific profile.
Cookies used on this website
Technical and functional cookies: used to guarantee the correct functioning of the website.
Session identification cookies: these cookies, common to all web applications, are used to identify requests from a user in a session. They allow session variables to be stored on the web server. It is essential for the proper functioning of the website.
Analysis cookies: they collect information about the access and experience of the user when surfing, for example the total time of navigation or which specific sections of the website have been visited.
Third party cookies
Social cookies: they allow to track the activity of the users logged in the social network. For example, access to the web via Google profile.
Advertising cookies: allow us to serve advertising to visitors based on their activity on our website.
Analytical cookies: for example Google Analytics, allows to analyze the activity of the user in our website, in terms of sections visited, time of visualization, number of times of visit, etc.
You can allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by setting the options of the browser installed on your computer. For more information consult your browser manufacturer.
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