A cookie is a file that is downloaded onto your computer when you visit certain websites. Cookies allow websites, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their computer, and depending on the information they contain and how you use your computer, can be used to recognize the user.
- Technical Cookies: Allow the user to browse a website, platform or application and the use of the different options or services that exist on it, such as, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted areas, remembering the elements that make up an order, carrying out the purchase process of an order, applying for registration or participation in an event, using security elements when browsing, storing content for the dissemination of videos or sound or sharing content on the social networks.
- Personalization Cookies: Allow the user to access the service with some general characteristics predefined according to a series of criteria on the user’s terminal such as, for example, the language, the type of browser through which the service is accessed, the regional configuration from which the service is accessed, and so on.
- Analysis Cookies: Allow the person responsible for them to track and analyse the behaviour of the users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected from this type of cookie is used to measure the activity of the websites, application or platform and to produce browsing profiles for the websites to which they are linked.
- Advertising Cookies: Allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the publisher has included on a website, application or platform from which it provides the service requested, based on criteria such as the content edited or the frequency in which the ads are displayed.
- Behavioural advertising cookies: store information on users’ behaviour obtained through continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows a specific profile to be drawn up and display advertising based on the same.
How to block or delete cookies installed on your computer
If you prefer not to enable cookies, you can block or delete them in your browser:
• how to manage cookies in Google Chrome
• how to manage cookies in Microsoft Internet Explorer
• how to manage cookies in Mozilla FireFox
• how to manage cookies in Apple Safari