A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain webpages. Cookies allow a webpage, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of users or their computer and, depending on the information they contain and the way in which they use their computer, cookies can be used to recognise the user. The user’s browser stores cookies on the hard drive only during the current session, occupying minimal memory space and not harming the computer. The cookies do not contain any specific personal information and most of them are deleted from the hard drive at the end of the browser session (so-called session cookies).
Most browsers accept cookies by default. In any case, users can allow or block temporary or stored cookies using the security settings of their browsers.
On Wikipedia‘s page you can find out more about what cookies are and how they work.
1. What types of cookies are used on this website?
Cookies can be divided into session cookies or persistent cookies in terms of their permanence. The former expires when the user closes the browser. The second ones expire once the objective for which they are used is fulfilled or when they are deleted manually.
Own site cookies
These cookies are strictly necessary for the provision of certain services explicitly requested by the User. If the User get these cookies disabled, he will not be able to correctly receive the contents, products or services of this website. The type of own cookies that CAPIL uses on this website and the information obtained through is the following:
Are those that provide information on the registration of entries and navigation of the User on the website. They are only valid during the User’s visit to the website. They do not permanently record any information on the hard drive of the User’s computer and expire at the end of each browsing session. These cookies are only associated with an anonymous User and his computer and do not provide any reference that enable to figure out or to know User’s first and last name.
Get the entries of the Users on the website registered.
Provision of services of the information society explicitly requested by the user and subject to the applicable terms and conditions.
Third party cookies
These cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of the services requested by the User or for browsing the website. The type of third-party cookies that CAPIL uses or could use on this website and the information obtained through them is the following:
Analysis cookies: These are either used, by us or by third parties, to quantify the number of users and thus perform a measurement and statistical analysis of the users’ use of the service provided. To do this, browsing habits on our website are analysed in order to enhance the products and services which we offer.
Social media cookies
In our site, we may have integrated social network modules in which we show our followers, our latest publications, photos or any other type of graphic material and/or audio. If you are registered on one of these social networks and are also logged in persistently, social network cookies allow you to interact instantly without having to log in for each interaction. The cookies that could be installed on your computer are:
Enables the interaction of the registered user in a certain social network with our website.
2. How to get cookies disabled on the browser
Most browsers now allow the user to configure whether they wish to accept cookies and which ones. These settings are normally found in “Options” or “Preferences” in the menu of your browser.
Here are the instructions for setting cookies in the major browsers:
Chrome: Settings -> Show Advanced Options -> Privacy -> Content Settings.
For more information, please refer to Google Support or the browser’s Help page.
Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Settings.
For more information, please refer to Mozilla Support or the browser’s Help page.
Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings.
For more information, please refer to Microsoft Support or the browser’s Help page.
Safari: Preferences -> Security.
For more information, please refer to Apple Support or the browser’s Help page.