Cookies are automatic processes for collecting information regarding the preferences set by a user during his or her visit to a particular web page. This information is recorded in small files that are kept on the computer equipment of the corresponding user in an imperceptible form. Each time that the user returns to the website in question these files are automatically activated so that the website is configured with the preferences noted in previous visits. In fact, cookies are physical personal computer files stored on the user’s own terminal and associated unequivocally with that terminal. Cookies cannot read cookie files created by other providers.
Users have the possibility of configuring their browser so that it prevents the creation of cookie files or warns them when this occurs.
The Website can be accessed without the options for cookie files needing to be activated, although they may prevent the correct operation of security mechanisms for exclusive services or particular services that require greater security. In general, the purpose of the Website’s cookie files is to facilitate User browsing.