Cookies are files that can be downloaded to your computer through web pages. They are tools that have an essential role for the provision of numerous services of the information society. Among others, they allow a web page to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or his team and, depending on the information obtained, can be used to recognize the user and improve the service offered.
Types of cookies
Depending on who is the entity that manages the domain from which cookies are sent and processes the data obtained, two types can be distinguished: own cookies and third-party cookies .
There is also a second classification according to the period of time they remain stored in the client’s browser, which may be session cookies or persistent cookies .
Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data obtained is processed: technical cookies, personalization cookies, analysis cookies, advertising cookies and behavioral advertising cookies .
Cookies used on the web
Next, the cookies that are being used in this portal are identified as well as their type and function:
The website uses Google Analytics , a web analytics service developed by Google, which allows the measurement and analysis of web page navigation. In your browser you can see 4 cookies of this service . According to the previous typology, these are own, session and analysis cookies. You can find more information about it and disable the use of these cookies
Through web analytics, information is obtained regarding the number of users accessing the web, the number of page views, the frequency and repetition of visits, their duration, the browser used, the operator providing the service, the language , the terminal you use, or the city to which your IP address is assigned. Information that enables a better and more appropriate service by this portal.
Another of the cookies that are downloaded is a technical cookie called ASP.NET_SessionId . This cookie allows you to store a unique identifier per session through which it is possible to link data necessary to enable ongoing navigation.
Acceptance of the Cookies Policy
Given this information it is possible to carry out the following actions:
- Accept cookies. This notice will not be displayed again when accessing any page of the portal during this session.
- Close. The notice is hidden on this page.
- Modify your settings. You can obtain more information about what cookies are, know the Cookies Policy and modify your browser settings.
How to modify cookie settings
You can restrict, block or delete cookies, using your browser. In each browser the operation is different, the ‘Help’ function will show you how to do it.
- Internet Explorer: windows.microsoft.com/es-xl/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10
- FireFox: support.mozilla.org/es/kb/Borrar%20cookies
- Chrome: support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=es
- Safari: www.apple.com/es/privacy/use-of-cookies/
In addition, you can also manage the cookie store in your browser through tools such as the following: