More information about cookies

WHAT IS A COOKIE?

A cookie is a harmless text file that is stored in your browser when you visit almost any web page. The usefulness of cookie is that the web is able to remember your visit when I return to surf this page. Although many people do not know the cookies have been in use for 20 years, when the first browsers for the World Wide Web.

WHAT IS NOT A COOKIE?

It is not a virus or a Trojan, not a worm, or spam, or spyware, or open pop-up windows.

WHAT A COOKIE INFORMATION STORED?

Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about you, such as credit card or bank account information, photographs, your ID or personal information, etc. The data stored are technical, personal preferences, content personalization, etc.

The web server does not associate you as a person if your web browser. In fact, if you regularly browse with Internet Explorer and try to browse the same web with Firefox or Chrome you will see that the web does not realize that you are the same person because you are actually associating the browser, not the person.

WHAT KIND OF COOKIES ARE THERE?

WHAT ARE YOUR THIRD AND COOKIES?

Party cookies are those generated by the page you are visiting and third are generated by internal or external providers such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.

WHAT IF I REFUSE COOKIES?

To understand the scope that may have to disable cookies shows some examples:

IS IT POSSIBLE TO ELIMINATE THE COOKIES?

Yes. Not only eliminate, also block, general or particular to a specific domain.

To remove cookies from a website should go to your browser settings and there you can find the associated domain in question and proceed to its elimination.

SETTING COOKIES FOR THE MOST POPULAR BROWSERS

Here’s how to access a particular cookie of the Chrome browser. Note: These steps may vary depending on the browser version:

  1. Go to Settings or Preferences via the File menu or by clicking the icon customization that appears above right.
  2. You will see different sections, click the Show Advanced Options option.
  3. Go to Privacy, Content settings.
  4. Select All cookies and site data.
  5. A list of all cookies ordered by domain appears. To make it easier to find cookies enter a particular domain partially or totally the address in the search field cookies.
  6. After making this filter will appear on the screen one or more lines with the requested Web cookies. Now just select it and press the X to proceed with removal.

To access the cookie settings in Internet Explorer follow these steps (may vary depending on the browser version):

  1. Go to Tools, Internet Options
  2. Click on Privacy.
  3. Move the slider to adjust the level of privacy you want.

To access the configuration cookies Browser Firefox follow these steps (may vary depending on the browser version):

  1. Go to Options or Preferences for your operating system.
  2. Click on Privacy.
  3. In History choose Use custom settings for history.
  4. Now you will see the Accept Cookies option, you can turn on or off according to your preferences.

To access the cookie settings Safari browser for OSX follow these steps (may vary depending on the browser version):

  1. Go to Preferences, then Privacy.
  2. Here you can see the Block cookies to fit the type of lock you want to perform.

To access the cookie settings Safari browser for iOS follow these steps (may vary depending on the browser version):

  1. Go to Settings, then Safari.
  2. You go to Privacy and Security, see the Block cookies to fit the type of lock you want to perform.

To access the configuration cookies browser for devices Android follow these steps (may vary depending on the browser version):

  1. Run the browser and press Menu, then Settings button.
  2. Go to Security and Privacy, see the Accept Cookies option to check or uncheck the box.

To access the configuration cookies browser for devices Windows Phone follow these steps (may vary depending on the browser version):

  1. Open Internet Explorer, then More, then Settings
  2. Now you can enable or disable the Allow cookies.
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