What is a cookie?
A "cookie" is a small amount of text that is stored in your browser (such as Google Chrome or Apple's Safari) when you browse most websites.
What is NOT a cookie?
It is not a virus, or a Trojan, or a worm, or spam, or spyware, or open windows pop-up.
What information does a cookie store?
Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about you, such as credit cards or bank details, photographs or personal information, etc. The data they keep are of a technical nature, statistics, personal preferences, personalization of contents, etc.
The web server does not associate you as a person but your web browser. In fact, if you regularly navigate with the Chrome browser and try to navigate through the same web with the Firefox browser, you will see that the web does not realize that you are the same person because you are actually associating the information with the browser, not person.
What kind of cookies are there?
• Technical cookies: These are the most basic and allow, among other things, to know when a human or an automated application is browsing, when an anonymous and registered user navigates, basic tasks for the operation of any dynamic web.
• Analysis cookies: They collect information about the type of navigation you are doing, the sections you use the most, products consulted, time zone of use, language, etc.
• Advertising cookies: They show advertising based on your browsing, country of origin, language, etc.
What are own and third party cookies?
Own cookies are generated by the page you are visiting and those of third parties are those generated by external services or providers such as Mailchimp, Mailrelay, Facebook, Twitter, Google adsense, etc.
What cookies does this website use?
What types of cookies does this website use?
• Own cookies: Are those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
• Third party cookies: Those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the publisher, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
• Session Cookies: These are a type of cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page.
• Persistent Cookies: They are a type of cookies in which the data is still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed during a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie ...
• Technical cookies: are those that allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and the use of different options or services that exist in it, such as controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, access restricted access parts, remember the elements that make up an order, perform the purchase process of an order, make the application for registration or participation in an event, use security elements during navigation, store content for the broadcast videos or sound or share content through social networks.
• Personalization cookies: These are those that allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user's terminal, such as the language, the type of browser through which the user accesses the service, the regional configuration from where you access the service, etc.
• Analysis cookies: those that are well treated by us or by third parties, allow us to quantify the number of users and thus perform the measurement and statistical analysis of the use made by users of the service offered.
You can allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your computer by configuring the browser options installed on your computer.
For more information about Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/es-xl/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10
For more information about FireFox: https://support.mozilla.org/en/kb/Delete%20cookies
For more information about Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
For more information about Safari: http://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/es/cookies/
Can cookies be deleted?
Yes, and you can not only delete them but also block, in a general or particular way for a specific domain.
To remove cookies from a website you must go to the configuration of your browser and there you can search those associated to the domain in question and proceed to its removal.
Cookies: browser configuration
This is a small graphic guide to configure our preferences regarding cookies, in different browsers, in their latest versions.
Firefox version 25.
We access the menu "Options", "Privacy and Security", and "History" appears.
We must check "Use a custom configuration for the history", and disable "Accept cookies". Or "Accept cookies" with the "always ask" option.
More information in Firefox online support.
Google Chrome 31
Access to "Settings", "Show advanced options", "Privacy and Security", "Content settings". Or copy in the address bar "chrome: // chrome / settings / content". By default it is marked "Allow local data to be stored (recommended)".
Internet Explorer 10
In "Internet Options", tab "Privacy", you have the default option "Media", which blocks some third-party cookies and restricts some third-party cookies.
Safari 5 (Windows).
In the menu "Tools", "Preferences", we can see that it has activated by default "advertising and third parties".
To prevent the installation of cookies, we will have to change to the "never" option.
In the menu, "Settings", "Options", in the "Advanced" tab, "Cookies" section. By default, the option "Accept cookies" is activated. In order to block third-party cookies, we can check the option "accept cookies only from the visited site", or block with the option "Never accept cookies".
Additional information provided by the browser developer.
How to manage cookies and site data. http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
Privacy settings, browsing history and incognito feature.
How to manage cookies in Internet Explorer 8 http://windows.microsoft.com/es-xl/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-8
How to manage cookies in Internet Explorer 9 http://windows.microsoft.com/es-ES/windows7/How-to-manage-cookies-in-Internet-Explorer-9
How to manage cookies in Internet Explorer 10 http://windows.microsoft.com/es-xl/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10
How to manage cookies in Internet Explorer 11 http://windows.microsoft.com/es-xl/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11
In English, Manage cookies http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042
More information about cookies
If you want to have more control over the installation of cookies, you can install programs or add-ons to your browser, known as "Do Not Track" tools, which will allow you to choose the cookies you wish to allow.