What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file that downloads onto your computer when you access certain websites, to store and obtain information on your browsing habits or your equipment. The browser stores the cookies in your hard drive, taking up a minimal space, just during the current session, without harming your computer. Cookies do not contain any personal information and most of them are wiped off your hard drive when you close the session (called session cookies).
Cookies are useful because they enable the website to recognise the browser, your preferences and, in general, help to improve your browsing experience.
We use the following types of cookies:
– Analytical cookies (Google analytics): These cookies monitor and analyse the user’s behaviour with a view to improving the services provided.
This type of cookies are a free website analysis tool provided by Google, which enables the owners of websites to find out how users interact with their website. It also enables cookies in the domain of the website you are on and uses a set of cookies called “_utma” and “_utmz” to gather information anonymously and prepare anonymous reports on website trends.
For more information: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
– Technical cookies: These cookies enable browsing on a website, platform or application and use of the different options or services on it to control traffic, communicate data, identify the session, access parts with restricted access, remember the items making up the order, carry out the purchase process of an order or share content through social networks.
– Plugin cookies: Also called complement cookies, they are used to exchange social content. The social networks store and access this type of cookies in your computer. They enable the social network to identify the members while they interact with the complements.
– Media player cookies: These store technical data that are necessary to play videos or audio content, maintaining an adequate connection speed, quality, image and temporary storage parameters.
You can allow, block and delete the cookies installed in your computer by configuration of the options of the browser installed in your computer: