What are they?
A cookie is a small text file which is downloaded to the user’s equipment in order to store data, which can only be updated and recovered by the organisation responsible for installing it. A cookie is not an executable programme or file, which means it cannot contain software of any kind.
Why are the useful?
Cookies are used to store information about users: their language preferences, browser, web configuration, etc. With this information, a website can also analyse the use made by users of the website so it can offer a better service. The data obtained from this analysis is anonymous and is processed as statistical, not personal, data.
- Analytical cookies: these obtain information about the use made of the website.
- Social cookies: these allow the use of external social networks (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.).
- Technical cookies: strictly necessary for browsing and using the website.
Analytical cookies: these obtain information about the use made of the website. Social cookies: these allow the use of external social networks (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.). Technical cookies: strictly necessary for browsing and using the website.
- Remarketing: We use analytical data and the DoubleClick cookie to serve our Google Adwords advertisements on third-party websites, based on previous visits by the user to our website. Visitors to the website may opt to exclude themselves from the DoubleClick cookie by visiting the Google cookie disabling page or they can opt not to allow monitoring with Google Analytics by visiting the Google Analytics Disabling page de Google Analytics. Google has more information available about its remarketing privacy, Policies and Restrictions.
- Google+ Google maps y local: test_cookie, NID, OTZ, PREF, ID de canal, khcookie, GAPS, GALX. Their purposes are described on the Google Cookies page.
- Twitter: guest_id, (Google analytics _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz), original_referer y _twitter_sess. Their purposes are described on the Twitter privacy page.
- YouTube: – Flash data: This is a special case because its domain is s.ytimg.com, but it originates from YouTube videos using Flash. ytimg.com is synonymous with “YouTube image”. YouTube images as miniatures and icons come from this domain. When we upload a video to YouTube, YouTube puts up an image of a section of the video and that image will be the one always seen until the video is played. At the same time it leaves the Flash cookie settings.sol, which stores our preferences if we right-click on the video More information.