Cookie is called a segment of data that is stored in the user's browser in order to provide further information about this web server , allowing remember certain settings and information about the user , achieving greater customization and behavior analysis thereof .
Types of Cookies
There are different types of cookies, which can be classified according to their purpose for obtaining information about the user :
- Technical Cookies: :
Are those that are essential to enable the user to navigate through a web page, for example, that can store data ordering online .
- Cookies customization ::
This type allows you to customize the functions or content of the website according to data from the browser. Through these cookies you can submit a website in the language of the browser used to visit the web .
- Cookies analysis ::
Are used for statistical purposes only. A clear example would be the cookies generated by the script Google Analytics tracking .
You can learn more about cookies and their use in http://www.aboutcookies.org.
How to disable cookies in popular browsers
- Chrome :
Settings - Show Advanced Options - Privacy - Content Settings .
For more information, please consult the Google support or Help browser.
- Internet Explorer:
Tools - Internet Options - Privacy - Settings.
For more information, please refer to the Microsoft support or Help browser .
Tools - Options - Privacy - History - Custom Configuration .
For more information, please refer to the Mozilla support or Help browser .
Preferences - Security.
For more information, please refer to the Apple Support or Help browser .