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.
Types of cookies
Depending on who is the entity that manages the domain from which the cookies are sent and treats 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.
Cookies used on the web
The IRNASA – CSIC website uses Google Analytics, is the analytics tool that helps websites and application owners to understand how their visitors interact with their properties. A set of cookies are used to collect information and report website usage statistics without personally identifying Google visitors. Learn more about Google Analytics cookies and privacy information.
For the promotion of social networks, Twiter, Facebook and Youtube cookies are being used, so that our visitors can follow us on these networks and on the home page Twiter and Youtube contents are embedded.
Acceptance of the Cookies Policy
In view of this information it is possible to carry out the following actions:
Accept cookies: if the user presses the acceptance button, this notice will not be displayed again when accessing any page of the portal.
How to modify the configuration of cookies
You can restrict, block or delete cookies from IRNASA – CSIC or any other website, using your browser. In each browser the operation is different, the ‘Help’ function will show you how to do it.