What are cookies?
A cookie is a harmless text file that is stored in your browser when you visit almost any webpage. These tools play a key role in the provision of many information society services.
Among others, they make it possible for a webpage to store and recover information about the navigation habits of a user or his/her device, and, depending on the information obtained, they can be used to identify the user and improve the service provided.
Types of cookies
Depending on the entity that manages the domain from which the cookies are sent and treat the data that is obtained, two types can be distinguished:
- Proprietary cookies:
Those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the publisher of the website from which the service requested by the user is provided.
- Third-party cookies:
Those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the website publisher, but rather by another entity that process the data obtained through the cookies. In the event that the cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the publisher itself but the information that is collected through these is managed by a third party, they can not be considered as proprietary cookies.
There is also a second classification according to the period of time that they remain stored in the browser of the
- Session cookies:
Designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page. They are usually used to store information that is only needed to keep for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion (eg a list of products purchased)
- Persistent cookies:
The data remains stored in the terminal and can be accessed and treated for a period defined by the person in charge of the cookie, and that can go from a few minutes to several years.
Finally, there is another classification with six types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data obtained is processed:
- Technical cookies:
Those that allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and the use of the different options or services that exist in it, such as controlling the traffic and data communication, identify the session, access restricted parts, remember the elements that make up an order, perform the purchase process of an order, perform the application for registration or participation in an event, use security elements during the navigation, store content for the dissemination of videos or sound or share content through social networks.
- Personalization cookies:
They allow the user to access the service with some general characteristics predefined depending on a series of criteria in the user's terminal such as for example the language, the type of browser through which the user access the service, the regional configuration from where the user access the service, etc.
- Analysis cookies:
They allow the person responsible for them to monitor and analyze the behavior of users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used in the measurement of the activity of the websites, application or platform and for the preparation of navigation profiles of the users of said sites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of the usage data of the users of the service.
- Advertising cookies:
Allow the most efficient management possible of advertising spaces, etc.
- Behavioural advertising cookies:
These store your behavioural data, obtained by continually observing your browsing habits, to enable the development of a specific profile so that advertising can be displayed accordingly.
- Cookies from external social networks:
How to disable and eliminate cookies
You can restrict, block or delete cookies using the browser. If you disable cookies, some services can be inactive. Settings are different in every browser, but you can usually modify cookies configuration, through “Options” or “Tools”. The “Help” functionality can also help you. On this website, users can always choose what cookies want to install in their browser.
You can allow, block or eliminate cookies installed, through the options of your browser’s setting:
- Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge:
- Mozilla Firefox:
You can also manage cookie storage in your browser by means of tools like these:
- Your Online Choices:
Cookies used by http://www.kmel-joomla-extensions.com
The cookies used on this website are listed below, with their type and function:
|Cookie Name||Default Expiration Time||Description|
|69f95d66f1e5149842e6cc6872c63a45||With the browser session (generated by Joomla)||Identify users, search filters, content functionality|
|joomla_user_state||It exists only while the user is logged in (generated by Joomla)||Used for reverse caching proxies like Varnish, Nginx etc.|
|__utmt||10 minutes||Used to throttle request rate.|
Given this information it is possible to carry out the following actions:
- Accept cookies:
- Close the page:
The website will not be accessible from that moment.
- Modify the cookie settings:
You can get more information about what cookies are, know the Cookies Policy of: http://www.kmel-joomla-extensions.com and modify the configuration of your browser.
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