Cookie is called a segment of data that is stored in the user's browser in order to provide further information about this web server, allowing remember certain settings and information about the user, achieving greater customization and behavior analysis thereof.
Types of Cookies:
There are different types of cookies, which can be classified according to their purpose for obtaining information about the user:
Cookies techniques: Are those that are essential to enable the user to navigate through a web page, for example, that can store data ordering online.
Cookies Customization: This type allows you to customize the functions or content of the website according to data from the browser. Through these cookies you can submit a website in the language of the browser used to visit the web.
Cookies analysis: They are used for statistical purposes only. A clear example would be the cookies generated by the script Google Analytics tracking.
Advertising and behavioral advertising Cookies: Are all those that aim to improve the effectiveness of advertising. Thus, Google's advertising network or adservers include such technologies to provide the desired service to its customers.
How to disable the Cookies in the most common browsers:
- Microsoft Internet Explorer, on the Tools option → Internet Options → Privacy → Settings menu.
- Firefox, the option Tools → Options → Privacy → Cookies menu.
- Chrome: Settings → Show Advanced Options → Privacy → Settings content.
- Safari: Preferences → Security.
To modify the options in other browsers, see the instructions in the browser.