Cookies are small text files that most websites place on the computers and mobile devices of the people who visit them.
Cookies are used to collect information about web traffic to facilitate future visits to a recurring website. Additionally, they allow the website to identify individual users in order to provide a more personalized service.
Below is a list of the types of cookies there are together with a brief explanation about each:
- Essential cookies: Necessary to provide personalized services on the website.
- Performance cookies: Store information about system errors so they can be fixed later.
- Referral cookies: These identify each time commercial partners refer someone to a website and whether that personâ€™s visit results in the purchase of a product or service. This information may be disclosed to commercial partners, but only anonymously in such a way that no one can directly identify the user.
- Functional cookies: These enable various functionalities that are useful on a website, for example: Remembering questions or answers on a website (after filling out a form so that it is not necessary to do it over).
- Third-party cookies: These are used for identification, or for external content complements such as the Google browser. For example, these cookies from Google Analytics create an anonymous user ID that is used to count how many times a user visits the site. They also record the first and the last time a user has visited the web.
Third-party cookies are not controlled by the website in question; in order to find out how they are used, you should consult the privacy and third-party cookies policy.
ANALYTICS: These are used to generate statistics about site use. They include information such as the browser used, pages visited, length of visit, number of visitors, geographical area, etc.; at no time do they identify the specific user.
FORM: These are used so that, when the user fills out a form, it is not necessary to repeat the process on the same site.
THIRD-PARTY SERVICES: These cookies provide a variety of services, such as sharing on social networks, clicking â€œlikeâ€ on some page on the site, viewing content on websites outside the current one (such as videos, for example).
This website may contain links to other sites that could interest you. When you click on one of these links and leaving our website, we no longer have any control over the site to which you are redirected and so are not responsible for the terms, privacy or the protection of your data on third-party sites. These sites are subject to their own privacy policies and so it is a good idea to go over them to be sure that you agree to them.
What happens if cookies are deactivated?
You can delete cookies from your computer at any time. However, cookies help websites to provide better service and they do not give access to any data on your computer or information about you, unless you want them to and provide it directly, such as when you fill out a form.
If cookies are blocked or deleted, it is possible that you wonâ€™t be able to restore the preferences or personalized tweaks that you specified previously, and your capacity to personalize the online experience will be limited.