A cookie is a small text file that is stored in your browser (such as Google Chrome or Apple Safari) when browsing most websites.
Cookies do not usually contain sensitive information about you, such as credit card numbers or bank details, pictures or any other personal information. The data stored in cookies is usually of a technical nature, such as statistics, personal settings, custom content, etc.
The web server does not identify you as a particular user but as a web browser. As a matter of fact, if you usually browse with Internet Explorer and try browsing the same website with another browser such as Firefox or Chrome, you will notice that the website does not recall you as a previous visiting user because associates the information with the browser instead of the user.
Technical cookies: They are the most elemental. These cookies allow, among other things, to know whether an individual or an automated system is browsing, or whether the user is registered or browsing anonymously, which are basic tasks of any dynamic website.
Analytics cookies: They gather information regarding the type of browsing, most used sections, products you have seen, time zone, language, etc.
Advertising cookies: They display ads according to your browsing preferences, country, language setting, etc.
Own cookies are those generated by the website you are visiting, while third-party cookies are the ones coming from other services or providers.
We use our own cookies and third-party cookies on our website as explained below:
Login: Sign-in cookies allow you to log in and out of your account.
Preferences: This cookies save your settings and preferences, such as language and other settings.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. that analyses the use of the website done by the users while also improving the usability of the website. Under no circumstance these resources will be associated to data that could identify the user in any way.
The different types of cookies used by Google can be consulted here:
Yes, and they can also be blocked. You may block all cookies or just the cookies from a specific site.
In order to delete cookies from a specific website you should manage the settings in your browser.
Cookies settings for Google Chrome
Cookies settings for Apple Safari
Cookies settings for Internet Explorer
Cookies settings for Mozilla Firefox