Cookies are files that can be downloaded to your computer through web pages. They are tools that play an essential role in the provision of numerous information society services. Among others, they allow a web page to store and retrieve information about your browsing habits or your computer and, depending on the information obtained, they can be used to recognize you and improve the service offered.
Types of cookies
Depending on who is the entity that manages the domain from which the cookies are sent and treats the data obtained, two types can be distinguished:
Own cookies: Those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
Third-party cookies: Those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through cookies.
In the event that cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the editor himself but the information collected through them is managed by a third party, they cannot be considered as own cookies.
There is also a second classification according to the period of time that they remain stored in the browser of the
customer, according to which they can be:
Session cookies: Designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page. They are usually used to store information that is only interested in keeping for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion (eg a list of products purchased).
Persistent cookies: The data is still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed during a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.
Finally, there is another classification with six types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data obtained is processed:
Technical cookies: Those that allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and the use of the different options or services that exist in it, such as, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session , access parts of restricted access, remember the elements that make up an order, carry out the purchase process of an order, make the request for registration or participation in an event, use security elements while browsing, store content for the dissemination of videos or sound or share content through social networks.
Personalization cookies: They allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user’s terminal, such as the language, the type of browser through which the service is accessed, the configuration from where you access the service, etc.
Analysis cookies: They allow the person responsible for them to monitor and analyze the behavior of the users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the websites, application or platform and to create navigation profiles of the users of said sites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements in function of the analysis of the usage data made by the users of the service.
Advertising cookies: They allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces.
Behavioral advertising cookies: They store information on the behavior of users obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on it.
Deactivation or elimination of cookies
You have the option to allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your computer by configuring the options of the browser you use. By deactivating cookies, some of the available services may cease to be operational. The way to disable cookies is different for each browser, but you can usually do it from the Tools or Options menu. You can also consult the browser’s Help menu to find instructions. At any time you can decide which cookies you allow to work on
Below you have access to the pages of the main browsers with the instructions to manage the cookies installed on your computer:
Microsoft Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
In addition, you can also manage the cookie store in your browser through tools such as these:
Your Online Choices
Cookies used in Cyclical Woman
The cookies that are being used in this portal as well as their type and function are identified below:
You can see which cookies on the Mujer Cíclica website you have enabled and disabled on your computer and change its settings by clicking on the following button: