WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain web pages. Cookies allow a web page, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their equipment and, depending on the information they contain and the way they use their equipment, they can be used to recognize to user. The cookies are only associated with an anonymous user and their computer or device and do not provide references that allow knowing their personal data.
COOKIES AFFECTED BY THE LEGISLATION AND COOKIES EXEMPT
According to the EU directive, cookies that require informed consent by the user are analytical cookies and advertising and affiliation cookies, except those of a technical nature and those necessary for the operation of the website or the provision of services. expressly demanded by the user.
TYPES OF COOKIES
a) According to the entity that manages them, there are own Cookies (those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided) and from third parties (the that is sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies).
b) According to the time they remain active, there are the session ones (designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page) and the persistent ones (in which the data is stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed during a period defined by the person in charge of the cookie – it can go from a few minutes to several years-).
c) Depending on the purpose for which they treat the information they collect, they can be:
- Technical cookies (necessary for the use of the website and the provision of the contracted service),
- Personalization cookies (that allow the user to access the service with predefined features, such as language, browser type, regional configuration, etc.)
- Analysis cookies (information collected on the use of the web),
- Advertising cookies (collect information about preferences and personal choices of users),
- Affiliate cookies (allow you to track visits from other websites, with which the website establishes an affiliation contract).
TYPES OF COOKIES THAT I HANDLE ON THIS WEB
The ones I use to manage the page are not open to the public but if you are curious, they are here.
They are cookies that are stored in the user’s device and that allow retrieving the navigation information in the next visit. They have an expiration date but this is extended beyond the end of the session. These cookies allow me to personalize your visits, obtain statistics and know your name, photo, and mail, as long as you are registered in one of the services that allow you to identify yourself.
I detail the type of cookies below.
The own ones of google analytics. Sometimes it is useful to show why keywords find you, the origin of the visitor, the browser you use, the resolution, the language, the most viewed pages, and similar analytics. You can get more information here. They are totally anonymous.
Social network cookies
I use them to control shared content, manage RSS reader statistics, control blog comments and are external to this site. Here you can get more information about Addthis, ShareThis, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, Google +, Feedpress, Linkedin and Disqus. To stop being anonymous, you need to be registered and enter your data, otherwise, the service is anonymous.
In the case that you need to delete the cookies and you can not find the solution in google, here is an interesting Wikipedia article to delete and block cookies in the main browsers.
At all times you can access the configuration of your browser by accepting or rejecting all cookies, or select those whose installation supports and which do not, following one of the following procedures, which depends on the browser you use:
- Google Chrome (in the Tools Menu): Settings> Show advanced options> Privacy (Content settings)> Cookies:
- Microsoft Internet Explorer (in the Tools Menu):
Internet Options> Privacy> Advanced:
- Firefox: Options> Privacy> Cookies:
- Safari, iPad and iPhone: Preferences> Privacy
- Opera: Settings> Options> Advanced> Cookies
These browsers are subject to updates or modifications, so we can not guarantee that they comply fully with the version of your browser. It may also be that you use another browser not included in these links such as Konqueror, Arora, Flock, etc. To avoid these imbalances, you can access directly from the options of your browser, usually in the “Options” menu in the “Privacy” section. (Please see the help of your browser for more information).
DEACTIVATION / ACTIVATION AND ELIMINATION OF COOKIES
To restrict or block cookies, it is done through the browser settings.
If you do not want websites to place cookies on your device, you can adapt your browser settings so that you are notified before any cookies are placed. Similarly, you can adapt the configuration so that the browser rejects all cookies or only third-party cookies. You can also delete any of the cookies that are already on the computer. Keep in mind that you will have to adapt separately the configuration of each navigator and equipment that you use.
Please note that if you do not wish to receive cookies, we can no longer guarantee that our website works properly. Some site features may be lost and you may no longer be able to see certain websites. Also, rejecting cookies does not mean that you are no longer going to see advertisements. Simply the ads will not adjust to your interests and will be repeated more frequently.
Each browser has a different method to adapt the configuration. If necessary, consult the browser’s help function to establish the correct configuration.
To disable cookies on your mobile phone, check the device’s manual for more information.
You can get more information about cookies on the Internet, http://www.aboutcookies.org/.
Taking into account the way in which the Internet and websites work, we do not always have information on the cookies placed by third parties through our website. This applies especially to cases in which our website contains what are called integrated elements: texts, documents, images or short films that are stored elsewhere but are displayed on our website or through it.
Therefore, in case you encounter this type of cookies on this website and are not listed in the above list, please inform us. Or you can contact the third party directly to ask for information about the cookies you place, the purpose, and duration of the cookie, and how your privacy has been guaranteed.