They are pieces of information in the form of a very small text file that is placed on an internet user`s hard drive. The server sets the information the cookie contains and it can be used by that server whenever the user visits the site. Cookies are saved on the computer, without harming it.
• Managed by the entity:
Third party cookies generated by websites such as;
Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.
• For their own purpose:
These are necessary for the smooth running of the web and the use of the options and services offered.
These allow the user to personalise certain characteristics of the webpage like the language.
They are used to anonymously obtain statistics of the website users. Which search engine they used, which page they used, what they are looking for, where they are from….
• To a timescale:
These are stored in the computer’s memory only for the duration of a user´s browsing session and are automatically deleted when the browser is closed.
These are stored on the user´s computer for a prolonged period of time and are not deleted when the browser is closed. They can retain preferences to be used in future browsing sessions.
This page´s cookies
What happens if I accept the cookies?
This allows your browser preferences to be saved, making navigation easier. It will also help us to analyse the web and our services and address any areas needing improvement.