A cookie is a segment of data that are stored in the user’s browser in order to provide more information to the web server about it, allowing recall certain parameters and information about the user, achieving greater customization and analysis of the behavior thereof.
Types of Cookies:
There are different types of cookies, which can be classified according to their purpose when it comes to information about the user:
Technical Cookies: Those that are essential to allow the user to navigate through a website, for example, that store data ordering online.
Cookies Customization: This type allows you to customize the functions or contents of the website according to data from the browser. Using these cookies we can present a website in the same language of the browser used to visit the web.
Cookies analysis: They are used for statistical purposes only. A clear example would be the cookies generated by the script of Google Analytics tracking.
Advertising and behavioral advertising cookies: Are all those who aim to improve the effectiveness of advertising space. So, Google’s advertising network or adservers include these technologies to provide the desired service to its customers.
You can learn more about cookies and their use in www.aboutcookies.org.
How to disable cookies in popular browsers:
Chrome: Settings → Show advanced settings → Privacy → Settings content.
For more information, please consult the Google support or Help browser.
Internet Explorer: Tools → Internet Options → Privacy → Settings.
For more information, consult the Microsoft support or Help browser.
Firefox: Tools → Options → Privacy → History → Settings Custom.
For more information, consult the Mozilla support or Help browser.
Safari: Preferences → Security.
For more information, consult the Apple support or Help browser.