What is a Cookie?
A cookie is a piece of text that websites send to the browser that then are stored on the user’s terminal, which may be a personal computer, a mobile phone, a tablet, etc. These files allow the website to save information about your visit, such as languages and preferred options, and make the site more useful by customizing the content. Cookies play a very important role because they improve our experience when using the website.
Types of cookies used
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Depending on the purpose of the data collected by using the cookies, the website can use different types:
Technical cookies allow the user to navigate through the website or application and make use of the various options or services it offers. For example, cookies allow to control data traffic and communication, identify the session, access the restricted parts of the website, remember the components of an order, make a request for registration or participation in an event, use the security features during the navigation and store content to broadcast video or audio.
Customized cookies allow users to access the service with some general predefined features in his/her terminal or features defined by the user. For example, language, type of browser to access the service, design of contents selected, terminal geolocation and local // regional location settings from where the user access the service.
Advertising cookies enable the effective management of advertising spaces included in the website or application from which the service is provided. These cookies allow the adaptation of the advertising content to make it relevant for the user and avoid showing ads that the user has already seen.
Statistical analysis cookies
These cookies allow the monitoring and analysis of users’ behavior on websites. The information gathered through such cookies is used to measure the activity in a website, application or platform and to define the navigation profile of the user of these sites, in order to make improvements in the service according to the data on the use made by net users.
On some websites third-party cookies may be installed in order to manage and improve the services offered such as the statistical services provided by Goolge Analytics and Comscore.
You can allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your computer by setting your browser options:
• Click on the “Tools” menu and select “Options”.
• Click the “Under the Bonnet” tab and locate the “Privacy” section, and choose the “Content settings” button.
• Click the “Cookie settings” tab and choose your preferred settings.
• Google Chrome allows all cookies by default, but you can restrict the behaviour of own cookies and third-party cookies or even block them completely.
• Click on the Close button when you have finished.
• Click on Tools, then Options (or Edit | Preferences on Linux)
• Select Privacy
• Select Cookies.
• Choose your preferred settings (You can configure which sites are allowed to set cookies, how long to keep them for, and view and manage your existing cookies.).
Internet Explorer 9:
• Choose Tools and then Internet Options
• Click the Privacy tab
• Move the slider to choose your preferred settings.
• For more specialized settings click on Advanced, check the ‘Override cookie handling’ button and modify the settings to suit your requirements.
Some browsers allow to set rules to manage cookies for specific websites. This option provides more control over privacy which means that you can disable cookies of all sites except for those in which you trust.