Types of cookies
Next, a classification of cookies is made based on a series of categories. Even so, it is necessary to take into account that the same cookie can be included in more than one category.
According to the entity that manages them
Own Cookies: These are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.Third-party cookies: These are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the same editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through cookies. In
In the event that cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the publisher himself, but the information collected through them is managed by a third party, they are not considered own cookies.
According to the activation time period
Depending on the period of time that they are activated in the terminal equipment, we distinguish:
Session cookies: They are a type of cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page. They are used to store information that only interests to keep for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion (eg, a list of products purchased).
Persistent cookies: They are a type of cookies in which the data is stored in the terminal and which can be accessed and processed during a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie and which can be from a few minutes to a few years.
According to its purpose
Depending on the purpose for which the data obtained through cookies is processed, we can distinguish between:
Technical cookies: They are those that allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and the use of the different options or services that exist in it, such as controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, access restricted access spaces, remember the elements that make up an order, carry out the process of purchasing an order, request registration or participation in an event, use security elements while browsing, store content for dissemination of videos or sound, or share content through social networks.
Personalization cookies: These are those that allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user’s terminal, such as the language, the type of browser through which the server is accessed, etc.
Analysis cookies: These are those that allow the person responsible for these to monitor and analyze the behavior of the users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the website, application or platform and by the preparation of navigation profiles of the users of these websites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of the use data made by the users of the service.
Advertising cookies: These are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included on its website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided according to criteria such as the edited content or the frequency in which the ads are shown.
Advertising cookies on behavior: These are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included in a web page, application or platform from which the requested service is provided. These cookies store information on the behavior of users obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on it.
What cookies do we use on this website?
Pll_ * language: it is a persistent and personalization cookie. It belongs to the WordPress Polylang plugin and allows you to save the language in which the web will be displayed to the user. Expires after 365 days.
How to disable cookies in the main web browsers
What happens if cookies are not accepted
The rejection of cookies may prevent access to personalized content and services.
To answer any questions about how cookies are used, write to the email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.