A cookie is created at the request of the website a user is viewing. The website requests the web browser create a small text file with a small amount of information, which it can access whilst you are viewing the website. The information is usually to provide some functionality such as a shopping cart to enhance the users experience on the site.

The information saved in a cookie has a name of the cookie, and a value (which can be a numeric or text value). Other information includes the domain the cookie is for (e.g., the path/page on the website (if not specified then the cookie is for all pages on the domain), cookie expiry date and time, if the cookie is HTTP only (ie cannot be accessed by javascript) and finally if the cookie is a secure cookie.

Cookies uses

Cookies are used on websites to provide enhanced functionality on improve the users experience.

Examples of website cookie use include:

  • An online store can record items in your shopping cart whilst you are browsing the store.
  • A website can display different content, if you have never visited a site before. An example is many sites show a cookie warning on first visit to a website.
  • Allow a website to save any preferences set by a user, so that next time the settings don’t need to be set again. Some  is setting your home town on a weather website.
  • Can tracking browsing habits. An example is an online store can suggest more useful additional items to buy, based on the previous pages visited.
  • For a website that requires you to login, it allows you not to have to type in your user name and password every time to visit the site (or view different pages on a site).

Managing cookies

Most modern broswers allow you to manage cookies saved on your computer. For example you may wish to accept all cookies or reject all cookies.. Find here a quick guide for the most popular browsers.

Additional notes

  • Neither this website nor its legal representatives may be held responsible for the content or veracity of the privacy policies of the third parties mentioned in this cookies.
  • Web browsers store cookies, so you should exercise your right to eliminate or deactivate cookies through your browser. Neither this website nor its legal representatives can guarantee the correct or incorrect use of cookies by said web browsers. In some cases cookies must be installed to ensure the browser does not forget your decision not to accept cookies.
  • In the case of cookies from Google Analytics, the company stores cookies on servers in the United States and agree not to share it with others, except where necessary for system operation or when required by law to this purpose. As Google does not store your IP address. Google Inc. is a company attached to the Safe Harbor Agreement ensures that all data transferred will be treated with a level of protection according to European standards. You can find detailed information in this regard this link. For information on using Google gives to cookies. We attach this other link.
  • For any queries about this policy cookies do not hesitate to contact us through the contact section.