Info Cookies

Info Cookies

What is a cookie?
A cookie is a harmless text file that is stored in your browser when you visit almost any web page. The usefulness of cookie is that the web is able to remember your visit when you return to surf that page. Although many people do not know, the cookies have been in use for 20 years, when the first browsers for the World Wide Web appeared.

What is not a cookie?
It is not a virus or a Trojan, not spam, or spyware, or open pop-up windows.

What information does a cookie store?
Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about you, such as credit card or bank account information, photographs, your ID or personal information, etc. The data stored are technical, personal preferences, content personalization, etc. The web server does not associate you as a person, but your web browser. In fact, if you regularly browse with Internet Explorer and try to browse the same web with Firefox or Chrome you will see that the web does not realize that you are the same person because it is actually associating the browser, not the person.
El servidor web no le asocia a usted como persona si no a su navegador web. De hecho, si usted navega habitualmente con Internet Explorer y prueba a navegar por la misma web con Firefox o Chrome verá que la web no se da cuenta que es usted la misma persona porque en realidad está asociando al navegador, no a la persona.

What kind of cookies are there?
  • Technical cookies: They are the most basic and allow, among other things, knowing when you are browsing a human or an automated application, when an anonymous user or a registered one navigates, basic tasks for running any dynamic web.
  • Analysis cookies: Collect information on the type of navigation is performing, the sections most used, consulted products, time period of use, language, etc.
  • Advertising cookies: display advertising based on their navigation, their country of origin, language, etc.

WHAT ARE YOUR OWN AND THIRD PARTY COOKIES? What are your own and third party cookies?
Own part cookies are those generated by the page you are visiting and third party cookies are generated by internal or external providers such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.

What if i defuse cookies?
To understand the scope that may have to disable cookies weshow some examples:
  • You will not be able to share content of this site on Facebook, Twitter or any other social network.
  • The website will not adapt content to your personal preferences, as often happens in online stores.
  • You will not able to access the personal area of the web, such as My Account, or My Profile or My orders.
  • Online stores: It will be impossible to buy online, they will be calling or visiting the physical store if you have one.
  • I will not be possible to customize your geographic preferences as time zone, currency or language. El sitio web no podrá realizar analíticas web sobre visitantes y tráfico en la web, lo que dificultará que la web sea competitiva.
  • The website will not be able to perform web analytics about visitors and web traffic, making it difficult to be competitive anywhere.
  • You will not be able to write on the blog, upload photos, post comments, evaluate or rate content. The web may not know whether you are a human or an automated application that publishes spam.
  • No advertising section may show, which will reduce the web advertising revenue.
  • All social networks use cookies, if disabled you will not be able to use any social network.
is it possible to eliminate the cookies?
Yes. Not only eliminate but also block, in a general or particular way to a specific domain. To remove cookies from a website you should go to your browser settings and there you will find the associated domain in question and proceed to its elimination.

COOKIES SETTING FOR POPULAR BROWSERS Cookies setting for popular browsers

Here’s how to access a particular cookie of the Chrome browser. Note: These steps may vary depending on the browser version:

Go to Settings or Preferences via the File menu or by clicking the icon customization that appears above right.
You will see different sections, click the Show Advanced Options.
Go to Privacy, Content settings.
Select All cookies and site data.
A list of all cookies ordered by domain appears. To make it easier to find cookies enter a particular domain addres partially or totally in the search field cookies.
After making this filter it will appear on the screen one or more lines with the requested Web cookies.
Now just select it and press the X to proceed with removal.

To access the cookies settings in 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 level of privacy you want.

To access cookies settings in Firefox Browser follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):
Go to Options or Preferences for your operating system.
Click on Privacy.
In History choose Use custom settings for history.
Now you will see the Accept Cookies option, you can turn on or off according to your preferences.

To access cookie settings Safari browser for OSX follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):
Go to Preferences, then Privacy.
Here you can see the Block cookies to fit the type of lock you want to perform.

To access cookie settings in Safari browser for iOS follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):
Go to Settings, then Safari.
You go to Privacy and Security, see the Block cookies to fit the type of lock you want to perform.

To access cookies settings browser for Android devices follow these steps (they may vary depending on the browser version):
Run the browser and press Menu, then Settings button.
Go to Security and Privacy, see the Accept Cookies option to check or uncheck the box.

To access the cookies settings browser for devices Windows Phone devices 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.

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