What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files that are received in the terminal from the visited website and are used to record certain interactions of the navigation on a website by storing data that can be updated and recovered. These files are stored on the user’s computer and contain anonymous data that is not harmful to your computer. They are used to remember the user’s preferences, such as the selected language, access data or personalization of the page.
Cookies can also be used to record anonymous information about how a visitor uses a site. For example, from which Web page you have accessed, or if you have used an advertising “banner” to arrive.
Our sites can also have social network links (such as Facebook or Twitter). United Way España does not control the cookies used by these external websites. For more information about cookies from social networks or other third-party websites, we advise you to review your own cookie policies.
What use do we give to different types of cookies?
Session Cookies: Session cookies are those that last as long as the user is browsing the website and are deleted at the end.
Persistent cookies: These cookies are stored in the user’s terminal for a longer time, thus facilitating the control of the preferences chosen without having to repeat certain parameters every time you visit the website.
Site cookies: They are cookies created by this website and can only read the site itself. For example: technical cookies for loading images, cookies for customizing web parameters, traffic analysis cookies, etc.
Third party cookies: They are cookies created by third parties and we use them for different services (eg website analysis or advertising)
According to its purpose:
Technical cookies: Technical cookies are those essential and strictly necessary for the proper functioning of a Web portal and the use of the different options and services offered. For example, those that serve for the maintenance of the session, the management of response time, performance or validation of options, use security elements, share content with social networks, etc.
Personalization cookies: These cookies allow the user to specify or customize some characteristics of the general options of the Web page, for example, to define the language, regional configuration or browser type.
Analytical cookies: Analytical cookies are those used by our website, to develop navigation profiles and to know the preferences of users of the same in order to improve the supply of products and services. For example, an analytical cookie would control the geographical areas of greatest interest to a user, which is the most widely accepted product, etc.
Advertising cookies: Advertising cookies allow the management of advertising spaces based on specific criteria. For example the frequency of access, the edited content, etc. Advertising cookies allow through the management of advertising to store behavioral information through the observation of habits, studying access and forming a profile of user preferences, to offer advertising related to the interests of their profile.
How can I change the configuration of cookies?
These browsers are subject to updates or modifications, so we can not guarantee that they comply fully with the version of your browser. It may also be that you use another browser not included in these links such as Konqueror, Arora, Flock, etc. To avoid these imbalances, you can access directly from the options of your browser that is usually found in the Options menu, in the “Privacy” section. (Please check your browser’s help for more information.)
Revocation of consent
It is also possible to limit how third-party websites install cookies on your computer, to avoid data collection and registration of your browsing activity. To limit the use of third-party cookies you can go to the configuration website or Opt Out:
Select the option “Delete all sites” or select the specific web you wish to delete and “Remove Website”.
If you still decide to modify the configuration of your access to the web page, you should know that it is possible to eliminate cookies or prevent this information from being registered on your computer at any time by modifying the configuration parameters of your browser.
¿Where can i get more information?
You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org or www.youronlinechoices.eu.