What is a cookie? A “cookie” is a small amount of text that is stored in your browser (such as Google’s Chrome or Apple’s Safari) when you browse most websites.
What is NOT a cookie? It is not a virus, nor a trojan, nor a worm, nor spam, nor spyware, nor does it open pop-up windows.
What information does a cookie store?
Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about you, such as credit card or bank details, photos or personal information, etc. The data they store is technical, statistical, personal preferences, personalization of content, etc.
The web server does not associate you as a person but rather your web browser. In fact, if you regularly browse with the Chrome browser and try browsing the same website with the Firefox browser, you will see that the website does not realize that you are the same person because it is actually associating the information to the browser, not to person.
What kind of cookies exist?
- Technical cookies: These are the most basic and allow, among other things, to know when a human or an automated application is browsing, when an anonymous user and a registered user are browsing, basic tasks for the operation of any dynamic website. For example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access to restricted access Web parts, remember the elements that make up an order, make the request for registration or participation in an event, use security elements during the navigation and store content for broadcasting videos or sound.
- Analysis cookies: They collect information about the type of browsing you are doing, the sections you use the most, products consulted, time slot of use, language, etc.
- Personalization cookies: These are those that allow the user to access the service with some general characteristics predefined in their terminal or that the user defines. For example, the language, the type of browser through which the service is accessed, the selected content design, the geolocation of the terminal and the regional configuration from which the service is accessed.
- Advertising cookies: They show advertising based on your browsing, your country of origin, language, etc.
What are own and third-party cookies?
Own cookies are those generated by the page you are visiting and third-party cookies are those generated by external services or providers such as Google, Mailchimp, Mailrelay, Facebook, Twitter, Google adsense, etc.
What cookies does this website use?
This website uses its own and third-party cookies. The following cookies are used on this website, which are detailed below:
- Analytics: Google Analytics: To help the website analyze the use made by users of the website and improve its usability, but in no case are they associated with data that could identify the user. They are managed by Google: utma; utmb; utmc-, utmt; utmz. Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., a Delaware company whose main office is in Mountain View (California), United States (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files located on your computer, to help our website and its duration is 2 years from the configuration or update. You can consult the link which are cookies used by Google.
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Types of cookies used: This website uses both temporary session cookies and permanent cookies. Session cookies store data only while the user accesses the Web and permanent cookies store data in the terminal so that they can be accessed and used in more than one session.
Can cookies be deleted?
Yes, and not only delete, but also block, in a general or particular way for a specific domain, although you will not be able to access all the contents.
To delete cookies from a website, you must go to your browser settings and there you can search for those associated with the domain in question and proceed to delete them or through the following links:
More information about cookies
If you wish to have greater control over the installation of cookies, you can install programs or add-ons to your browser, known as “Do Not Track” tools, which will allow you to choose which cookies you wish to allow.