What are Cookies?
A cookie is a file or device that is downloaded to a user’s terminal equipment for the purpose of storing data that can be updated and retrieved by the entity responsible for its installation. That is, it is a file that is downloaded to your computer when accessing certain web pages. Cookies allow a web page, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their equipment and, depending on the information they contain and the way they use their equipment, they can be used to recognize to the user.
Its main functions are:
- Bring user control: when a user enters their username and password, a cookie is stored so that they do not have to be entering it for each page of the server. However, a cookie does not identify only one person, but a combination of computer-browser-user. li>
- Get information about the user’s browsing habits, and spyware attempts (spyware), by advertising agencies and others. This can cause privacy issues and is one of the reasons why cookies have their detractors. li>
There are different types of cookies depending, above all, on the purpose for which they are used, thus distinguishing, among others, the following:
Analysis Cookies: these cookies are used to carry out an analysis of the behaviors and actions of the users of the web page as well as for the preparation of navigation profiles with the to make technical improvements in operation and service.
Advertising cookies: allow efficient management of advertising spaces based on a series of criteria, for example, verify if the user has already had access to a news item or not to proceed to update it with a new one.
Behavioral advertising cookies: these cookies are responsible for storing information about users’ own behavior, focusing on their browsing habits. This allows you to establish user profiles based on their behavior and use them to customize the advertising presented.
If the user wishes to obtain more information about cookies he / she can consult the following website
What type of cookies does this website use?
This website is using cookies that allow users to use and navigate through it, guarantee access to certain services, and improve the functional configuration of the website. the web.
Specifically, this website uses the following cookies: span >
Name Type Expiration Purpose Class gdpr [allowed_cookies], gdpr% 5Bprivacy_bar% 5D, gdpr [consent_types] Own 1 year Collects the policy settings for cookies and consents related to the RGPD Technique pll_language Own 30 minutes This cookie is typical of the tools with which the web has been developed, save the language chosen in the navigation. Technique woocommerce_items_in_cart Own At the end of the session Collect the items that the user has in the cart Technique woocommerce_cart_hash Own At the end of the session Allows the functionality of the shopping cart. Technique wp_woocommerce_session_ [session_number] Own 2 days Unique user ID Technique wordpress_logged_in_ [sesssion_id], wordpress_sec_ [session_id], wordpress_test_cookie Own At the end of the session Cookies related to the identification of the user and their login session Technique wp-settings-time, wp-settings-1 Own 1 year Call the time we have logged and the number of times, for an individual user Technique _ ga Third parties 2 years Used to distinguish users. Analysis _ gid Third parties 24 hours 24 hours Analysis _ gat Third parties 1 minute Used to limit the percentage of requests. If you have implemented Google Analytics using Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be called
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Analysis SIDCC Third parties 3 months Enable the registration function of the origin of the user. The registered data will be, among others, if the user arrives at our website through direct traffic, from another website, from an advertising campaign or from a search engine (indicating the keyword used and the source. Analysis
Type Session Name / Persistent Own / Third Party
How to manage the configuration of cookies?
In this section a brief exposition of how to consult and carry out the configuration of the cookie system in relation to the most common or most used browsers is carried out
In this sense, practically all browsers allow the user to obtain general information about the cookies installed in a web page, specifically to verify the existence of them, their duration or the system of elimination. In this sense, for information purposes, a series of related links are provided:
- Google Chrome - Mozilla Firefox
- Internet Explorer
On the other hand, the user may allow, block or eliminate the cookies installed on his computer by modifying the configuration of his browser according to the instructions indicated therein. For information purposes it is indicated that usually the configuration of cookies is usually carried out in the "Preferences" or "Tools" menu of each browser, in any case, you can always go to the help of your browser to solve or solve the doubts to be generated about it.
It is worth bearing in mind that, if the installation of all cookies is prevented, the content of the web as well as certain functionalities and services provided by it may be affected.