Cookies are small text files generated by the web pages you visit, which contain session data that may be useful later on on the web page. The data allows the web page to keep your information between the pages, and also to analyze how to interact with the site. Cookies are safe since they can only store the information put in place by the browser, which is information that the user has entered in the browser or that is included in the page request. They cannot execute code and cannot be used to access your computer.
Cookies are essential for the operation of the internet, providing innumerable advantages in the provision of interactive services, facilitating the navigation and usability of the web. Cookies cannot harm your computer and being activated helps to identify and resolve errors.
Next, we provide more information so that the different types of cookies that can be used are better understood:
- Session cookies: these are temporary cookies that remain in the browser's cookie file until the web page is abandoned, so none are recorded on the user's hard drive. The information obtained through these cookies is used to analyze traffic patterns on the web. Ultimately, this allows for a better experience to improve content and make it easier to use.
- Permanent cookies: they are stored on the hard disk and the web page reads them each time a new visit is made. Despite its name, a permanent website has a specific expiration date. The cookie will stop working after that date. They are generally used to facilitate the different services offered by web pages.
- Next, we publish a list of the main cookies used on our websites, distinguishing:
- Strictly necessary cookies, such as those that serve for correct navigation or those that allow payment for goods or services requested by the user or cookies that serve to ensure that the content of the website is loaded efficiently.
- Analytical cookies for periodic maintenance purposes and, in order to guarantee the best possible service to the user, with which the websites collect statistical data on the activity.
Complementary guarantees. Cookie management and consent:
All Internet browsers allow you to limit the behavior of a cookie or disable cookies within the browser settings or options. The steps to do it are different for each browser, and instructions can be found in the help menu of your browser.
Many browsers allow you to activate a private mode by which cookies are always deleted after the visit. Depending on each browser, this private mode can have different names. Below you can find a list of the most common browsers with a link to the cookie settings and the different names of this "private mode", as well as other options to disable and manage cookies: