The cookies are a file that is downloaded on your computer when you access certain web pages. Cookies allow a web page to store and recover the information about user’s or equipment browsing habits and depending on the information that they have and how the equipment is used, that could be used to recognize the user, among others.
The types of cookies used on this web page are the following:
Technical cookies are those that allows the user to browse through a web page, platform or application and to use different options or services of the page, for example, to control data traffic and communication, to identify a session, to access to restricted access parts, to remember elements of an order, to perform the request purchase process, to perform the registration and participation request for an event, to use security elements during browsing, to store contents for video or sound diffusion or to share contents via social networks.
Customizing cookies are those that allows the user to access the service with some general characteristics predefined according to certain criteria of the user’s terminal.
Analysis cookies are those that allows the person in charge of them to monitor and analyze the behavior of users of those webs to which they are connected.
The information collected by these type of cookies is used to measure the activity of websites, applications or platforms and to prepare browsing profile of the users of those websites, applications or platforms, with the intention of making improvements according to the analysis of service users’ data.
The application used to obtain and analyze the browsing information is Google Analytics: http://www.google.com/analytics/ y http://www.google.es/intl/es/analytics/privacyoverview.html
This application has been developed by Google, who provides us the service of analyzing our web page audience. This company can use this data to improve their own services and to offer services to other companies. You can find out more about other uses through the given links.
This tool does not get data from users’ names or surnames nor post address from which is connected. The information obtained is related, for example, to the number of pages visited, the language, social network in which our news are published, the city to which the IP address from which the users access is assigned, the number of users that visit us, the frequency and reoccurrency of visits, visits duration, browser used, operator or type of terminal from which they visit us.
This information is used to improve our page, detect new needs and value new improvements to be introduced with the purpose of providing a better service to the users that visit us.
To allow, know, block or eliminate the cookies installed in your equipment, you can do it through the configuration of the browser options installed in your computer.
For example, you can find further information about how to do this depending on your browser:
Firefox from here: http://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/cookies-informacion-que-los-sitios-web-guardan-en-
Chrome from here: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647
Explorer from here: http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9
Safari from here: http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042
Opera from here: http://help.opera.com/Windows/11.50/es-ES/cookies.html