A cookie is a file that is downloaded to the user’s device when accessing certain web pages to store and retrieve information about the navigation that is made from said equipment.
Cookies allow the web, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the decisions and habits of the user. We use them to customize the experience within our websites, identify and remember the registered user and facilitate navigation.
Cookies, depending on their permanence, can be divided into session or permanent cookies. The first ones expire when the user closes the browser. The second ones expire depending on when the purpose for which they serve is met (for example, for the user to remain identified on this website) or when they are manually deleted.
In addition, according to their purpose, Cookies can be classified as follows:
Performance Cookies: This type of Cookie remembers your preferences for the tools found in the services, so you do not have to reconfigure the service every time you visit.
Geolocation Cookies: These cookies are used to find out what country you are in when you request a website or service. This cookie is completely anonymous, and is only used to help guide content to your location.
Registration Cookies: Registration Cookies are generated once the User has registered or subsequently opened their session, and are used to identify you on the web and services with the following objectives:
Important: Unless the User decides to register on this website, the cookie will never be associated with any personal data that can identify you. Such cookies will only be used for statistical purposes that help to optimize the experience of the users in the site.
Most browsers currently allow the user to configure whether or not to accept cookies. These settings are usually found in the ‘Options’ or ‘Preferences’ in the menu of your browser.
Here are the instructions for setting up cookies in the main browsers:
Chrome: Settings -> Show advanced options -> Privacy -> Content settings. For more information, you can check Google support or browser Help.
Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Settings. For more information, you can consult Mozilla support or browser Help.
Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings. For more information, you can consult Microsoft support or browser Help.
Safari: Preferences -> Security. For more information, you can check Apple support or browser Help.