What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text fragment sent by the websites that you visit to your browser in order to allow the sites to remember information about your visits, preferred language, and other options, in order to make your next visit more convenient, and the site more useful. Cookies play a very important role and contribute to create a better browsing experience for the user.
Types of cookies
Depending on the entity that manages the domain from which the cookies are sent and the data obtained and processed, two types: of cookies can be distinguished: first party cookies and third party cookies.
There is also a second classification of cookies, depending on the period of time they remain stored in the client’s browser, which may be either session cookies or persistent cookies.
Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies depending on the purpose for which the data obtained are processed: Technical cookies, personalisation cookies, analysis cookies, advertising cookies and behavioural advertising cookies.
Cookies used on the web
The cookies being used on the sikno.es website are identified below, as well as their type and function:
The Sikno.es website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service developed by Google, which allows the measurement and analysis of browsing on websites. In your browser you can see cookies from this service. According to the above typology these are first-party, session and analysis cookies.
Through web analytics , information is obtained on the number of users accessing the site, the number of pages viewed, the frequency and repetition of visits, the duration of visits, the browser used, the operator providing the service, the language, the terminal used and the city to which the IP address is assigned. Information that enables a better and more suitable service from this portal.
To ensure anonymity, Google will make your information anonymous by truncating the IP address before storing it, so that Google Analytics is not used to track or collect personally identifiable information about website visitors. Google can only send information collected by Google Analytics to third parties when legally required to do so. In accordance with the Google Analytics terms of service, Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
How to modify cookie settings
You can restrict, block or delete sikno.es cookies or any other website using your browser. Each browser operates differently, the “Help” function within your browser should tell you how this is done.
How to disable cookies
You can allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by changing the configuration settings in the web browser installed on your computer.
Most web browsers offer the possibility to enable, block or disable any cookies installed on your computer.
Below are the settings of the most common web browsers to enable, install or disable cookies: