What is a cookie and what is it for?
A “cookie” is a small information sent by a website and stored in the user’s browser, so that the website can consult the user’s previous activity. Cookies are essential for the functioning of the Internet, providing innumerable advantages in the provision of interactive services, facilitating the navigation and usability of our website.
- Save the username and password to avoid re-entering.
- Keep track of purchases in a virtual store.
- Use previously chosen content or design options.
- Obtain information about the user’s browsing habits.
In any case the cookies could not damage your computer. On the other hand, the fact that they are active helps us identify and resolve errors.
What types of cookies do we use?
There are two types of cookies, permanent and temporary (session cookies).
Permanent cookies: they are stored as a file on your computer or mobile device for a period of time not exceeding 12 months.
Technical cookies: These are the cookies that a website needs to function.
Analysis cookies: They are the ones that collect information about how you browse our website, the browser model you have, the time you have been browsing, etc.
Advertising cookies: These are cookies that can collect geographic information for example to offer you advertising that interests you, oriented to your country for example.
Session cookies: these are temporarily stored and disappear when you close your browser.
How can you configure or disable your cookies?