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How does cookies work?
Cookies can only store text usually is always anonymous and encrypted . No personal information is stored in a cookie , or may be associated with identified or identifiable person.
The data allow this Website may keep your information between the pages , and also to analyze the way people interact with the Web site . Cookies are safe because they can only store information that was put in place by the browser , which is information the user entered in the browser or included in the page request . You can not run the code and can not be used to access your computer . If a web page encrypts the information in the cookie , the website can only read the information.
What kinds of cookies we use ?
The cookies used by this website can be distinguished by the following criteria :
Depending on who the entity operating the computer or domain from which cookies are sent and treat the data obtained , we can distinguish :
In the event that the cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself but the information collected by these is managed by a third party , can not be considered as own cookies.
Depending on the length of time that remain active in the terminal equipment can be distinguished :
According to the purpose for which the data collected through the cookies are addressed, we can distinguish between :
Management Tool Cookies
This website uses Google Analytics.
Google Analytics is a free web analytics tool from Google that primarily allows website owners know how users interact with your website. Also enable cookies in the domain of the site where you are and uses a set of cookies called " __utma " and " __utmz " to collect information anonymously and report on trends websites without identifying individual users.
How to manage cookies on your computer : Disabling and deleting cookies
All Internet browsers allow you to limit the behavior of a cookie or disable cookies within settings or browser options. The steps for doing so are different for each browser , you can find instructions in the help menu of your browser.
Can you allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by setting your browser options installed on your computer:
Through your browser, you can also see the cookies that are on your computer, and delete them as you see fit . Cookies are text files, you can open and read the contents . The data within them is almost always encrypted with a numeric key corresponding to an Internet session so often does not make sense beyond the website who wrote it.