A cookie is a small text file downloaded to your computer when accessing to certain websites. Cookies allow a website, among other things, store and retrieve information about browsing habits of a user or his computer and, depending on the information they contain and the way you use your computer, can be used to recognize user.
TYPES OF COOKIES
DEPENDING ON THE ENTITY
First party cookies
Cookies sent from the website editor equipment and from which requested service is being provided.
Third party cookies
Cookies sent from equipment not managed by the website editor but by another entity which processes data obtained from the cookies.
DEPENDING ON THE PERIOD OF TIME THEY REMAIN ACTIVE
Cookies designed to collect and store information while user accesses a website.
Cookies set in the terminal storing data available to be accessed and treated during a period of time defined by responsible of the cookie.
DEPENDING ON ITS PURPOSE
Cookies that allow user to navigate the website and the use of the different options or services in the website (control of data traffic and communication, session identification, use of security elements during browsing etc.).
Cookies that allow user access the website with some predetermined general type characteristics (language, type of navigator, selected design of contents etc.).
Cookies that allow monitoring and analyzing user behavior on the website. The collected information is used in the measuring of the activity of the websites and for the elaboration of browsing profiles of the users with the aim of introducing improvements to the service in function of the data of use.
Cookies that allow the effective management of the advertising spaces included on a website based on criteria such as edited content or frequency in which advertisements are displayed.
Behavioural advertising cookies
Cookies that allow the effective management of the advertising spaces included on a website. These cookies store information of user behaviour through observation allowing develop specific user profile to display advertisements based on the same.
First party Cookies
Third party Cookies
Please note you can set your browser to refuse or accept the cookies, or set the browser to delete the cookies automatically once the browser, computer or device is closed.The cookie setting in major browsers is performed as follows: