A Cookie is a small text file which is placed on a user’s computer when accessing certain websites. Cookies enable a website to, among other things, gather, store and recover information about the search preferences or settings of a user or device, and depending on the information they contain and the form in which the device uses them, may allow the site to recognize the user.
Cookies are essential for the internet to function, and bring innumerable advantages to the enjoyment of interactive services, enhancing the navigation and usability of the internet.
The following information will assist you in understanding the different types of cookies:
|ACCORDING TO THE WEBSITE||First Party Cookies||Are those collected by the website and used to enhance the experience of the user of that website.|
|Third Party Cookies||These are gathered and managed by third parties and cannot be considered to be the website’s own.|
|ACCORDING TO THE LENGTH OF TIME THEY REMAIN ACTIVE||Session Cookies||Gather data while the user is browsing in order to provide the required service and are deleted as soon as the browser is closed.|
|Persistent Cookies||These are stored in the hard drive of the device and the information obtained will be used by those responsible for the cookie to provide the required service.|
|ACCORDING TO THEIR FUNCTION||Performance Cookies||These are necessary to enable the Internet browsing function to work correctly.|
|Preference Cookies||Save characteristics such as language preference while using the website.|
|Analytical Cookies||These allow the website to analyse the use of the website and analyse user traffic as well as to generate statistical information about the most visited areas, number of visitors etc.|
|Advertising Cookies||These allow the editor to include advertising spaces within the website whose content is determined by the content of the site itself.|
|Targeting Cookies||These allow the editor to include advertising spaces within the website whose content varies according to information received about the preferences of the user.|
According to what is set out in Article 22.2 of the Law governing Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce (34/2002 of 11thJuly) (LSSI-CE). AGNES SUNYER AMAT informs the user that the Cookies used in this website are as follows:
|TYPES OF COOKIES|
|FUNCTION||First Party Cookies||Third Party Cookies||Cookies de sesión||Cookies persistentes|
Aquí no se ve en Word ni la tercera no la cuarta columna. Sus titulus en inglés serán: Session Cookies, y Persistent Cookies
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Likewise, AGNES SUNYER AMAT informs you, the user that you may configure your browser such that it informs you when Cookies are received, thus, according to your preferences, preventing them from being installed in your hard disk.