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 many services of the information society. Among others, they allow a website to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their equipment and, depending on the information obtained, can be used to recognize the user and improve the service offered.
Depending on who is the entity that manages the domain from which cookies are sent and treat the data obtained, two types can be distinguished: own cookies and third-party cookies.
There is also a second classification according to the length of time they remain stored in the client's browser, being session cookies or persistent cookies.
Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data obtained are processed: technical cookies, personalization cookies, analysis cookies, advertising cookies and behavioral advertising cookies.
For more information on this subject, please refer to the Guía sobre el uso de las cookies de la Agencia Española de Protección de Datos .
In view of this information, it is possible to carry out the following actions:
You can restrict, block or delete cookies from the Ministerio de Industria, Comercio y Turismo or any other web page, using your browser. In each browser the operation is different, the 'Help' function will show you how to do it.
In addition, you can also manage the cookie store in your browser through tools such as the following ones: