What are cookies?
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 a user’s or their device’s browsing habits, and depending on the information they contain and how your device is used, they can be used to recognize the user.
What are cookies used for on this website and what are they?
Analysis: These are cookies that, either processed by us or by third parties, allow us to quantify the number of users and thus perform statistical measurement and analysis of how users use the service. To do this, your browsing on our website is analyzed in order to improve the user experience.
The details of the cookies used on this website are as follows:
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Third-Party Collect information about user navigation on the site to understand the origin of visits and other similar statistics. It does not obtain data on users’ names or specific postal addresses from which they connect.
Google Analytics Google Privacy Center: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
Note: ‘First-party’ cookies are used only by the owner of this website, and ‘Third-party’ cookies are used by the service provider as detailed in the table above.
How can I disable or delete these cookies?
You can allow, block, or delete the cookies installed on your computer by configuring the options of the browser installed on your computer:
Consult the documentation of the browser you have installed.
Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on
If you want to refuse Google Analytics cookies in all browsers so that your information is not sent to Google Analytics, you can download an add-on that performs this function from this link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
What is NOT a cookie? It is not a virus, Trojan, worm, spam, spyware, or pop-up window opener. What information does a cookie store?
Cookies usually do not store sensitive information about you, such as credit card or banking data, photos, your ID, or personal information, etc. The data they store is of a technical nature, personal preferences, content customization, etc.
The web server does not associate you with a person but with your web browser. In fact, if you regularly browse with Internet Explorer and try to browse the same website with Firefox or Chrome, you will see that the website does not realize that it is the same person because it associates with the browser, not the person.
What types of cookies are there?
- Technical Cookies: These are the most basic and allow, among other things, to determine when a human is browsing or an automated application, when an anonymous user and a registered user are browsing, basic tasks for the operation of any dynamic website.
- Analytical Cookies: They collect information on the type of navigation you are doing, the sections you use the most, products consulted, time zone of use, language, etc.
- Advertising Cookies: They display advertising based on your navigation, your country of origin, language, etc.
What are first-party and third-party cookies?
First-party cookies are generated by the page you are visiting, and third-party cookies are generated by external services or providers such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.
What happens if I disable cookies?
To understand the extent to which disabling cookies can affect your browsing experience, here are some examples:
You will not be able to share the content of that website on Facebook, Twitter, or any other social network.
The website will not be able to tailor the content to your personal preferences, as is often the case with online stores.
You will not be able to access your personal area on that website, such as My Account, My Profile, or My Orders.
Online stores: You will not be able to make online purchases; they will have to be made by phone or by visiting the physical store, if available.
You will not be able to personalize your geographic preferences such as time zone, currency, or language.
The website will not be able to perform web analytics on visitors and web traffic, making it difficult for the website to be competitive.
You will not be able to write in the blog, upload photos, post comments, rate or rate content. The website will also not be able to tell if you are a human or an automated application that publishes spam.
It will not be possible to show targeted advertising, which will reduce the website’s advertising revenue.
Yes, cookies can be deleted, not only deleted but also blocked, either generally or specifically for a particular domain.
To delete the cookies from a website, you should go to your browser’s settings, and there you can search for those associated with the specific domain and proceed to delete them.
Cookie settings for the most popular browsers
Below are instructions for accessing a specific cookie in the Chrome browser. Note: these steps may vary depending on the browser version:
- Go to Settings or Preferences through the File menu or by clicking the customization icon that appears at the top right.
You will see different sections; click on Show advanced options.
Go to Privacy, Content Settings.
Select All cookies and site data.
A list will appear with all the cookies ordered by domain. To make it easier to find the cookies of a particular domain, enter the address in the Search cookies field.
- After applying this filter, one or more lines with the cookies from the requested website will appear on the screen. Now you just have to select it and press X to proceed with its removal.
To access the cookie settings of the Internet Explorer browser, follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):
Go to Tools, Internet Options.
Click on Privacy.
Move the slider to adjust the privacy level you want.
To access the cookie settings of the Firefox browser, follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):
Go to Options or Preferences according to your operating system.
Click on Privacy.
In History, choose Use custom settings for history.
- Now you will see the Accept cookies option; you can enable or disable it according to your preferences.
To access the cookie settings of the Safari browser for OSX, follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):
Go to Preferences, then Privacy.
Here you will see the Block cookies option so you can adjust the type of blocking you want to perform.
To access the cookie settings of the Safari browser for iOS, follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):
Go to Settings, then Safari.
Go to Privacy and Security; you will see the Block Cookies option so you can adjust the type of blocking you want to perform.
To access the cookie settings of the browser for Android devices, follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):
Run the browser and press the Menu key, then Settings.
Go to Security and Privacy; you will see the Accept cookies option to activate or deactivate the box.
To access the cookie settings of the Windows Phone browser, follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):
Open Internet Explorer, then More, then Settings.
Now you can enable or disable the Allow cookies box.