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Technical cookies: These are cookies that allow the user to browse through a website, a platform or an application, and to use the various options or services which are found there, such as, for example, controlling data traffic and communication, identifying the session, accessing parts to which access is restricted, remembering the elements which form an order, performing the order purchase process, making the request for registration or participation in an event, using security elements while browsing, storing contents for the dissemination of videos or sound, and sharing contents through the social media.
Profiling cookies: These cookies let the user access the service with some predefined features of general character depending on a series of criteria in the user terminal, such as language, type of browser used to access the service, the regional settings from which the service is accessed, etc.
Analytical cookies: These are the cookies that allow the cookie manager to follow up and analyse the behaviour of the users of the website to which the cookies are linked. The information collected by means of this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the websites, applications or platforms, and to develop browsing profiles of the users of the websites, applications or platforms, in order to introduce improvements depending on the analysis of the data of the use that users make of the service.
In some browsers, rules can be set to administer cookies by site, offering a more precise control of privacy.
This means that you may disable cookies for all websites except those which you trust. Consequently, you can allow, block or eliminate the cookies installed in your equipment by setting the options of the browser which you have installed in your computer:
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Updates: 20 September 2019