What are Cookies?
A cookie is a file or device that is downloaded to a user's terminal equipment with the purpose of storing data that can be updated and retrieved by the entity responsible for its installation. That is, it is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain web pages. Cookies allow a web page, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or his team and, depending on the information that contain and how you use your equipment, can be used to recognize the user.
Its main functions are:
• Take control of users: when a user enters their username and password, a cookie is stored so you do not have to be entering it for each page of the server. However, a cookie does not identify only one person, but a combination of computer-browser-user.
• Get information about the user's browsing habits and spyware attempts (spyware), by advertising agencies and others. This can cause problems of privacy and is one of the reasons why cookies have their detractors.
There are different types of cookies depending, above all, on the purpose for which they are used, as well. The following are distinguished, among others:
Analysis cookies: these cookies are used to carry out an analysis of the behaviours and actions of the users of the web page as well as for the elaboration of navigation profiles with the In order to make technical improvements in operation and service.
Advertising cookies: allow efficient management of advertising spaces based on a series of criteria, for example, verify if the user has already had access to a news item or not to proceed to update it with a new one.
Behavioural advertising cookies: these cookies are responsible for storing information of your own user behaviour focusing on their browsing habits. This allows to establish user profiles based on their behaviour and use them to customize advertising presented.
If the user wishes to obtain more information about cookies, he / she can consult the following website http://www.aboutcookies.org/
What kind of cookies does this website use?
This website is using cookies that allow the user to use and navigate to through it, guarantee access to certain services, as well as improve the configuration functional of the web. Specifically, this website uses the following cookies:
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How can I manage the configuration of cookies?
In this section, a brief presentation of how to consult and carry out the configuration of the cookie system in relation to the most common or most used browsers by the users. In this sense, practically all browsers allow the user to obtain general information about the cookies installed in a web page, specifically to verify the existence of them, their duration or the elimination system. In this regard, for information purposes, a series of related links:
Moreover, the user may allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your computer modifying the configuration of your browser according to the instructions indicated in it. TO informative title indicates that habitually the configuration of the cookies is usually carried out in the "Preferences" or "Tools" menu of each browser, in any case, you can always go to the help from your browser to solve or solve any doubts that may arise in this regard.
It is important to bear in mind that, if the installation of all cookies is prevented, the content of the web as well as certain functionalities and services provided by it may be affected.