The cookie is a small text file that, although not collecting personal information that allows you to identify, store on the user,in the access device, generic information that allows you to later use the websites more quickly and efficiently.
Cookies have specific functions, and may last the user's session or extend after closing, persistently, depending on the function to which they are necessary.
Types of cookies:
Cookies can be:
- Necessary - usually active only during the user's session, allowing to identify him, are essential to the operation of the services made available on the websites;
- Performance – active during the user's session, or persistently, in order to improve the performance of the site, through analysis of how users use it;
- Functional - active during the user's session, or persistently, in order to allow the user a more efficient and individualized navigation; And
- Advertising – active in a persistent way but for a limited period, in order to collect information from the user about internet browsing habits so that the advertising viewed by that corresponds to their needs and interests.