The LSSI is applicable to any type of file or device that is downloaded to a user’s terminal equipment to store data that can be updated and retrieved by the entity responsible for its installation.
The cookie is one of those devices widely used so, from now on, we will generically refer to these devices as cookies. These files allow the storage in the user’s terminal of data quantities ranging from a few kilobytes to several Megabytes. Analysis Cookies: These are those that allow the person responsible for them to monitor and analyze the behavior of the users of the Web sites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used in the measurement of the activity of the Web sites, application or platform and for the elaboration of navigation profiles of the users of said sites, applications and platforms, to introduce improvements in function of the analysis of the data of use that the users of the service make.
Technical cookies: These are those that allow the user to navigate through a Web page, platform or application and the use of different options or services that exist in it, such as controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, access restricted access parts, remember the elements that make up an order, perform the purchase process of an order, make the request for registration or participation in an event, use security elements during navigation, store contents for dissemination of videos or sound or share content through social networks.
It is usually possible to stop accepting browser cookies, or stop accepting cookies from a service. All modern browsers allow you to change the Cookies settings. These settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘Preferences’ of your browser’s menu. Depending on the browser used, access to the restriction or elimination of cookies can be found in the following options: Internet Explorer: Tools Internet Options Privacy Settings Advanced Invalidate and block all cookies. Firefox: Tools Options Privacy History Custom Settings. Chrome: Settings Show advanced options Privacy Content settings. Safari: Preferences Security. For any additional information, you can consult the help of your browser looking for the word: ‘cookies’