What are cookies?
The owners of web sites use them to such sites work or to do so in a more efficient way, as well as to report information.
What types exist?
There are different types for different uses:
In addition, they are necessary for the operation of the website, for example, to allow you to connect to secure areas or to use a your virtual shopping cart.
That's why there and analytical performance.
What it helps us improve your performance (for example, ensuring that visitors easily find what they are looking for).
There are functionality. They are used to recognize you when you revisit the website.
This allows us to customize the content for you, greeting him by name and remembering your preferences, for example, language or region.
And there selection. Record your visit to the website, the pages you have visited and links that followed.
This information is used to make your content more according to your interest.
How long they stay on my device?
Some work from the time you visit a website until the end of that particular browsing session.
These expire and are automatically deleted when you close your browser. They are called temporary or "session".
Others remain on your device during browsing sessions and do not expire when you close your browser.
These are called "permanent". The length of time remains a persistent cookie on the device varies from one to another.
How do I control which are installed on my device?
It is up to you whether to accept them or not. One way to do this is through the configuration of your browser, most of the current browsers allows (Note that if you use your browser settings to block them all, you may not be able to access certain sections of the web site).
The following links provide information to configure some of the most popular browsers: