What are Cookies?
A cookie is a file or device that is downloaded to a user’s terminal equipment for the purpose of store 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 accessing certain websites. Cookies allow a website, among other things, storing and retrieving information about the browsing habits of a user or their team and, depending on the information they contain and how you use your equipment, may used to recognize the user.
Its main functions are:
- Keeping track of users: When a user enters their name username and password, a cookie is stored so that it does not have to be entering them for each page of the server. However, a cookie does not identifies only one person, but a combination of computer-browser-user.
- Getting information about the user’s browsing habits, and attempts spyware, by advertising agencies and others. This may cause privacy issues and is one of the reasons why cookies have their detractors.
There are different types of cookies in function, above all, of the purpose for which they are used, so distinguish, among others:
Analysis cookies: these cookies are used to conduct an analysis of the behaviors and actions of users of the website as well as for profiling navigation in order to make technical improvements to the operation and Service.
Advertising cookies: allow a efficient management of advertising spaces based on a number of criteria, for example, to check whether or not the user has already had access to a news story to proceed to update it with a new one.
Behavioral advertising cookies: these cookies are responsible for storing information about the behaviour of users focusing on their browsing habits. This makes it possible to establish user profiles based on their behavior and use them to customize the advertising presented.
If the user wants to get more information about cookies can consult the following website https://www.aboutcookies.org/.
What type of cookies does this website use?
This website is using cookies that make it easier for the user to use and navigate through the ensure access to certain services, as well as improve functional configuration of the web.
Specifically, this website uses the following cookies:
How to manage cookie settings?
This paragraph carries out a brief presentation on how to consult and carry out the configuration of the cookie system in relation to the most common or most widely used browsers by users
In this sense, virtually all browsers allow the user to obtain general information about cookies installed on a website, namely verifying the existence of the duration or the disposal system. In this sense, for information purposes, a number of related links are provided:
On the other hand, the user will be able to allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by modifying your browser settings according to the instructions in the Same. For information, it is indicated that the configuration of cookies are usually carried out in the “Preferences” or “Tools” menu of every browser, in any case, can always come to the aid of its to solve or solve any doubts that arise in this regard.
It is advisable to have in mind account that, if all cookies are prevented from being installed, the content of the as well as certain functionalities and services provided by the it may be affected.