WHAT ARE THE COOKIES ?
The cookies and other similar technologies such as local shared objects, flash cookies or pixels , are tools used by Web servers to store and retrieve information; about its visitors, as well as to offer a correct functioning of the site.
By using these devices, the web server is allowed to remember some information concerning the user, such as their preferences for viewing the pages of this server, name and password, products that interest them most, etc.
COOKIES AFFECTED BY THE LEGISLATION AND COOKIES EXCEPTED
According to the EU directive, cookies that require informed consent by the user are analytical cookies and advertising and affiliation cookies, except those of a technical nature and those necessary for the provision of a service expressly requested by the user.
WHAT KIND OF COOKIES THERE ARE?
About types of cookies ,There are five major groups:
• Cookies Analytics: collect information on the use made of the website.
• Cookies Social: are those necessary for external social networks.
• Cookies Affiliates: allow you to track visits from other websites, with which the website establishes an affiliation contract (affiliation companies).
• Cookies Advertising and behavioral: collect information about the preferences and personal choices of the user (retargeting).
• Technical and functional cookies: they are strictly necessary for the use of the website and for the provision of the contracted service.