What is a cookie?
A cookie is a file of inoffensive text that stores in his browser when visits almost any website. The utility of the cookie is that the web was able to remember his visit when go back to sail for this page. Although a lot of people does not know it the cookies bring using since 20 years ago, when appeared the first browsers for the World Wide Web.
What IS NOT a cookie?
It is not a virus, neither a troyano, neither a worm, neither spam, neither spyware, neither opens windows pop-up.
Which information stores a cookie?
The cookies do not are used to to store sensitive information on you, as a credit cards or banking data, photographies, #his DNI or personal information, etc. The data that save are of technical character, personal preferences, personalització of contents, etc.
The server web does not associate him to you as a person if no to his browser web. In fact, if you sails usually with Internet Explorer and test to sail for the same web with Firefox or Chrome will see that the web no adona that it is you the same person because in reality is associating to the browser, no to the person.
Which type of cookies exist?
Cookies Technical: they Are the most elementary and allow, between other things, know when is sailing a human or an application automated, when sails an anonymous user and a registered, basic tasks for the operation of any dynamic web.
Cookies Of analysis: they Collect information on the type of navigation that is realising, the sections that more uses, products consulted, fringes time of use, language, etc.
Cookies Advertising: they Show advertising in function of his navigation, his country of procedència, language, etc.
What are the cookies own and the ones of third?
The cookies own are the generated by the page that is visiting and the ones of third are the generated by services or external suppliers how Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.
Which occurs if desactivo the cookies?
Because it understand the scope that can have desactivar the cookies showed him some examples:
it will not be able to share contents of this web in Facebook, Twitter or any one other social network.
The place web will not be able to adapt the contents to his personal preferences, how alone occur in the online tents.
It will not be able to access to the personal area of this web, how for example My account, or My profile or My comandes.
Online tents: it will be Him impossible realise online purchases, will have to be telephonic or visiting the physical tent if it is that it has of her.
It will not be possible personalitzar his geographic preferences as a fringes time, divisa or language.
The place web will not be able to realise analytical web on visitors and traffic to the web, which thing will hamper that the web was competitive.
It will not be able to write in the blog, will not be able to go up photos, publish comments, value or mark contents. The web neither will be able to know if you is a human or an application automated that publishes spam.
It will not be able to show advertising sectorizada, which thing will reduce the advertising revenue of the web.
Can delete the cookies?
Yes. No only delete, also bloquejar, of general or particular shape for a specific command.
To delete the cookies of a place web has to go to the configuration of his browser and over there will be able to look for the associated to the command in question and proceed to his elimination.
Configuration of cookies for more proposal browsers
To continuation indicate him like accessing to a cookie determinate of the browser Chrome. Note: these steps can vary in function of the version of the browser:
it Go to Configuration or Preferences by means of the menu File or well puncturing the icon of personalització that appears on top on the right.
It Will see different sections, puncture the option Show options advanced.
It go to Privacy, Configuration of content.
It select All the cookies and the data of places.
It Will appear a listing with all the cookies tidy for command. Because it was him easier find the cookies of a determinate command enter partial or totally the address in the field Look for cookies.
After realising this filter will appear in screen one or several lines with the cookies of the web requested. Now only it has to select it and press the X to proceed to his elimination.
To access to the configuration of cookies of the browser Internet Explorer follow these steps (can vary in function of the version of the browser):
it Go to Tools, Options of Internet
Do click in Privacy.
It move the deslizador until adjusting the level of privadesa that wish.
To access to the configuration of cookies of the browser Firefox follow these steps (can vary in function of the version of the browser):
it Go to Options or Preferences as his operating system.
It do click in Privadesa.
In Historial choose to Use a configuration personalitzada for the historial.
Now it will see the option Accept cookies, can actuate it or desactivar-the as his preferences.
To access to the configuration of cookies of the browser Safari for OSX follow these steps (can vary in function of the version of the browser):
it Go to Preferences, next Privacy.
In this place will see the option Block cookies because it adjust the type of blockade that wishes to realise.
To access to the configuration of cookies of the browser Safari for iOS follow these steps (can vary in function of the version of the browser):
it Go to Settings, next Safari.
It go to Privacy and Security, will see the option Block cookies because it adjust the type of blockade that wishes to realise.
To access to the configuration of cookies of the browser for devices Android follow these steps (can vary in function of the version of the browser):
it Execute the browser and prize the key Menu, next Settings.
It go to Security and Privcy, will see the option Accept cookies because it actuate or desactivi the box.
To access to the configuration of cookies of the browser for devices Windows Phone follow these steps (can vary in function of the version of the browser):
Open Internet Explorer, next More, next Configuration
Now can actuate or desactivar the box Allow cookies.