What are Cookies?
A cookie is a file or device that is downloaded to the terminal equipment of a user in order to store data that can be updated and retrieved by the entity responsible for installation. That is to say, It is a file that is downloaded to your computer to access certain web pages. Cookies allow a website, among other things, store and retrieve information about browsing habits of a user or their equipment and, depending on the information they contain and the way you use your computer, They can be used to recognize the user.
Its main functions are:
- Keep track of users: when a user enters their username and password, a cookie is stored so you do not have to be introducing them to each page server. But nevertheless, a cookie does not identify only one person, but a combination of computer-browser-user.
- Getting information about the user's browsing habits, and spyware attempts (spyware), by advertising agencies and other. This can cause privacy problems and is one of the reasons why the cookies have their detractors.
There are different types of cookies depending, especially, the purpose for which they are used, thus differing, including the following:
Cookies analysis: These cookies are used to perform an analysis of the behavior and actions of users of the website as well as for navigation profiling in order to make technical improvements and service operation.
advertising cookies: allow efficient management of advertising space based on a number of criteria, for example, check whether the user has already had access or not to proceed to a news update with a new one.
Cookies behavioral advertising: These cookies are responsible for storing information own user behavior by focusing on your browsing habits. This allows you to set user profiles based on their behavior and use them to customize the advertising presented.
If the user wants more information on cookies please consult the following website http://www.aboutcookies.org/.
What kind of cookies used this site?
This website is using cookies that allow the user to facilitate the use and navigation through the same, ensure access to certain services, as well as improve the functional configuration of the web.
Specifically, This website uses the following cookies:
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How to manage cookies settings?
In this paragraph is carried out a brief summary of how to query and perform system configuration of cookies in relation to the most common or most used browser by users
In this sense, almost all browsers allow users to obtain general information about cookies installed on a web page, specifically verify the existence of the same, its duration or disposal system. In this sense, for information, a number of related links are provided:
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
- Internet Explorer
On the other hand, the user may permit, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by modifying your browser settings according to the instructions indicated therein. For information usually it indicates that the configuration of the cookies is usually carried out in the "Preferences" menu or "Tools" of each browser, in any case, you can always go to your browser's help to solve or resolve the doubts that will generate about.
It should be noted that, If the installation of all cookies is prevented, the content of the website and certain features and services provided by the same may be affected.