What are Cookies?
Cookies are files stored by websites in the browser of the user who visits them, and are necessary to provide advantages to web browsing featuring interactive services.
Types of cookies
Session cookies: Designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a website. They are not stored on the user's hard drive.
Persistent cookies: The data are stored on the terminal and can be accessed and modified during a period set by the person responsible for the cookie, which could be anything from a few minutes to years.
Ownership of the cookies
Internal: cookies generated by the visited website itself.
Third party: cookies that the browser receives when navigating through our website, but which have been generated by a third party service that is hosted in it.
Purposes of the cookies
Technical: They are necessary for the functioning of the website. They are those also called strictly necessary. They enable control of traffic from the server to multiple users at once, the identification and access of the system user, etc.
Personalisation: They enable each user to configure aspects such as the language in which they want to view the website or the regional configuration.
Analysis or performance: They enable the measuring of the number of visits and anonymous navigation criteria for different areas of the website manner.
Advertising: Allow the implementation of parameters relating to the effectiveness of the advertising on websites.
Behavioural advertising: Allow the implementation of parameters relating to the effectiveness of advertising offered on websites, based on user behaviour information.