What are cookies?

Currently, all Web pages, regardless of the service they provide, use cookies, i.e., they store a minimum amount of information about the use made by the user on the Web page. A cookie can be defined as a small text file or device of general use that is downloaded to the user’s terminal equipment when browsing Web pages in order to store data that can be updated and retrieved by the entity responsible for its installation.

Types of cookies

The cookies used on this website are:

“Strictly necessary” cookies: these are those cookies considered essential for browsing the website as they facilitate the user the use of its features or tools such as, for example, identifying the session, accessing restricted access parts, remembering the elements that make up a request, among others. Without these cookies, the aforementioned functions would be disabled.

Behavioral Cookies: These are cookies whose purpose is to collect information about the user’s browsing habits, such as the pages that are most visited, error messages, among others, with the aim of the responsible, to make improvements to the Web page based on the information collected by these cookies. The information collected by these cookies is anonymous and cannot identify the user personally and therefore is used exclusively for the correct functioning of the Web Page.

Functionality Cookies: These are those cookies that allow the Web Page to remember the decisions made by the user, for example: the geographical location of the user will be stored to ensure that the Web site indicated for your region, the user name, language, appearance of the page, the type of browser through which you access the Web page, among others. The objective is to provide a more personalized service. The information collected by these cookies is anonymous and cannot identify the user personally and therefore is used exclusively for the operation of the website.

Procedure to oppose the installation of cookies

Most computers automatically accept the use of cookies. However, the user has the possibility to decide whether to keep cookies enabled or not on his computer. Disabling cookies may result in the loss of the optimal functioning of the Web site, disabling some of the features or services provided by the same. However, even with all cookies disabled, the Web browser collects certain information essential to the basic operation of the Web Page.

The user who wants to disable cookies can do so from the preferences section of your Internet browser. Depending on the browser you will have to follow certain steps to modify the configuration of cookies on your computer:

Google Chrome

Safari for Mac

Safari for iOs (iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch)

Mozilla Firefox

Internet Explorer

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