What are cookies and why do we use them on the website?
A cookie is a file that is downloaded to the user’s device when accessing certain websites to store and retrieve information about the browsing that is carried out from your computer.
Cookies allow this website, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the user’s decisions and habits. The cookies that exist on the website are necessary for its functioning.
What type of cookies does the website use?
Cookies, depending on the time they remain activated, can be divided into session or permanent cookies. This website only uses:
- Permanent cookies. These are a type of cookie where the data remains stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed during a period of time determined by the party responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to a few years.
Additionally, depending on the entity that manages them, cookies can be classified as own or third party. This website uses third-party cookies which are those that are sent to the user’s terminal from a computer or domain that is not managed by the publisher, but by another entity that processes the data obtained from the cookies.
The cookies on this website are used for analysis to allow the responsible party to monitor and analyze the behaviour of the users of the websites to which they are linked. The collected information is used to measure the activity of the websites and to create user navigation profiles in order to introduce improvements.
How can the user disable the browser cookies?
Most browsers currently allow the user to configure whether they want to accept cookies and which ones. These parameters are usually found in the “parameters” or “preferences” of the browser’s menu.
Here the instructions for configuring cookies in the main browsers:
Chrome: Settings -> Show advanced settings -> Privacy -> Content settings. For more information, you can check Google support or the browser’s Help.
Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Settings. For more information, you can check Mozilla support or the browser’s Help.
Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings. For more information, you can check Microsoft support or the browser’s Help.
Safari: Preferences -> Security. For more information, you can check Apple support or the browser’s Help.