A cookie is a text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device via a web server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of the cookie and allow the Web site remember browser preferences and navigate efficiently . Cookies make the interaction between the user and the website faster and easier.
How do Cookies work?
Cookies can only store text, usually always anonymous and encrypted. No personal information is ever stored in a cookie, or can be associated with identified or identifiable person.
The data allow this website to keep your information between the pages, and also to discuss how to interact with the website. Cookies are safe because they can only store information that is put there by the browser, which is information the user entered in the browser or included in the page request. You can not run the code and can not be used to access your computer. If a website encrypts cookie data, only the website can read the information.
The cookies used by this website can be distinguished by the following criteria:
1. Types of cookies as the entity that manages:
Depending on who the entity operating the computer or domain where cookies are sent and treat the data obtained, we can distinguish:
In the event that the cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself but the information collected by these is managed by a third party can not be considered as party cookies.
2. Types of cookies as the length of time that remain active:
Depending on the length of time that remain active in the terminal equipment can be distinguished:
3. Cookies types according to their purpose:
Depending on the purpose for which the data are processed through cookies, we can distinguish between:
How to manage cookies on your computer:
All Internet browsers allow you to limit the behavior of a cookie or disable cookies within settings or browser settings. The steps for doing so are different for each browser, you can find instructions in the help menu of your browser.
Can you allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by setting your browser options installed on your computer:
Through your browser, you can also view the cookies that are on your computer, and delete them as you see fit. Cookies are text files, you can open and read the contents. The data within them is almost always encrypted with a numeric key corresponding to an Internet session so often has no meaning beyond the website who wrote it.