What is a cookie?
A cookie is a harmless file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain web pages. Cookies allow a web page, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their team and, depending on the information they contain and the way they use their equipment. Thus, there are cookies that obtain information related to the number of pages visited, the city to which the IP address from which it is accessed is assigned, the number of new users, the frequency and recidivism of visits, the time of visit, the browser, the operator or the type of terminal from which the visit is made.
It is not a virus, nor a Trojan, nor a worm, nor spam, nor spyware, nor opens windows pop-up.
The cookies not often store sensitive information about you, such as credit card or bank account information, photographs, your ID or personal information, etc. The data they keep are of a technical nature, personal preferences, personalization of contents, etc. The web server does not associate you as a person, but to your web browser. In fact, if you browse regularly with Internet Explorer and try to navigate through the same website with Firefox or Chrome you will see that the web does not realize that you are the same person because it is really associating the browser, not the person.
So that you understand the scope that can have to deactivate the cookies we show you some examples:
- You can not share content from that website on Facebook, Twitter or any other social network.
- The website will not be able to adapt the contents to your personal preferences, as it usually happens in online stores.
- You will not be able to access the personal area of the web, such as My account , or My profile or My orders .
- Online stores: It will be impossible for you to make purchases online, they will have to be telephone or visiting the physical store if you have it.
- It will not be possible to customize your geographic preferences as time zone, currency or language.
- The website will not be able to perform web analytics on visitors and traffic on the web, which will make it difficult for the website to be competitive.
- You can not write on the blog, you can not upload photos, post comments, rate or rate content. The web will not be able to know if you are a human or an automated application that publishes spam .
- It will not be possible to show sectorized advertising, which will reduce the advertising income of the web.
- Types of cookies depending on the entity that manages the computer or domain from which the cookies are sent and treat the data obtained, we can distinguish:
- Own cookies : Are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
- Third party cookies : These are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the publisher, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
In the event that cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the publisher itself but the information collected through them is managed by a third party, they can not be considered as own cookies.
- You can disable the use of the DART cookie from the Google ad system by accessing the Google privacy center .
In addition, browsers can also allow users to view and delete cookies individually. You have more information about Cookies in: Wikipedia
This site can also host web beacons (also known as web bugs ). The Web beacons are typically small images of a pixel by pixel, visible or invisible placed within the source code of the web pages of a site. The Web beacons are used and used in a manner similar to cookies . In addition, web beacons are often used to measure the traffic of users who visit a web page and to draw a pattern of users of a site. You have more information about web beacons in: Wikipedia
Third party cookies
- How Google uses the data it collects on websites
|Strictly necessary||C. of user input C. of authentication session or user identification C. of user security C. of session of multimedia player C. of session to balance load C. of personalization of the user interface C. of complement (plug-in) to share and exchange social contents (Facebook and twitter) C. to fill in the forms. of the Disqus comment system. Remembering the acceptance of cookies||They serve to offer services or remember configurations to improve your browsing experience on our website.|
|Third Party Cookies:|
|AnalyticsGoogle Analitycs,||Number of visits, pages or sections visited, browsing time, sites visited before entering this page, details about used browsers||Statistical reports on website traffic, its total audience and the audience in a certain advertising campaign|
|AdvertisingGoogle, Inc. (_cfduid)||User preferences, information about the interaction with the website (requested service, date and time), browser type and language, geographical location)||Improve and manage the exposure of advertisements to the user avoiding the appearance of ads that you have already seen|
|Behavioral advertising||Information on Social Participation and User Tracking.||The main objective of the cookies of this host is: Orientation / Advertising|
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There are also cookies corresponding to the social networks that use this website have their own cookies policies.
- Facebook cookie, according to the provisions of its Cookies policy
- Google+ cookie and Google Maps, according to what is on your page about what kind of cookies they use
- Cookie of Gravatar, according to the arranged thing in the policy of privacy of the company Automattic .
Since cookies are normal text files, they can be scanned with most text editors or word processing programs. You can click on a cookie to open it. Below is a list of links on how to view cookies in different browsers. If you use another browser, consult the information on cookies in the browser itself. If you use a mobile phone, check the device manual for more information.
- Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cookies-information-websites-store-on-your-computer
- Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647&topic=14666&ctx=topic
- Internet Explorer 8-10: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies
- Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042
- Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/12.00/es-ES/cookies.html
Here’s how to access a specific cookie from the Chrome browser . Note: these steps may vary depending on the browser version:
- Go to Settings or Preferences through the File menu or by clicking the personalization icon that appears at the top right.
- You will see different sections, click the option Show advanced options .
- Go to Privacy , Content Settings .
- Select All cookies and site data .
- A list with all the cookies sorted by domain will appear. To make it easier for you to find the cookies of a specific domain, enter the address partially or completely in the Search cookies field .
- After making this filter, one or several lines with the cookies of the requested web appear on the screen . Now you just have to select it and press the X to proceed with its elimination.
To access the configuration cookies Browser Internet Explorer follow these steps (may vary depending on the browser version):
- Go to Tools , Internet Options
- Click Privacy .
- Move the slider to adjust the level of privacy you want.
To access the cookie settings of the Firefox browser follow these steps (may vary depending on the version of the browser):
- Go to Options or Preferences according to your operating system.
- Click Privacy .
- In History choose Use custom settings for history .
- Now you will see the option Accept cookies , you can activate or deactivate it according to your preferences.
To access the cookie settings of the Safari browser for OSX follow these steps (may vary depending on the version of the browser):
- Go to Preferences , then Privacy .
- In this place you will see the option Block cookies so that you can adjust the type of block you wish to make.
To access the cookies configuration of the Safari browser for iOS follow these steps (may vary depending on the browser version):
- Go to Settings , then Safari .
- Go to Privacy and Security , you will see the option Block cookies so that you can adjust the type of block you wish to make.
To access the browser cookie settings for Android devices follow these steps (may vary depending on the browser version):
- Run the browser and press the Menu key , then Settings .
- Go to Security and Privacy , you will see the option Accept cookies to activate or deactivate the box.
To access the browser cookie settings for Windows Phone devices follow these steps (may vary depending on the browser version):
- Open Internet Explorer , then More , then Settings
- Now you can activate or deactivate the Allow cookies box .
Do Not Track
Lightslate.es has adapted the website to the Do Not Track standard to guarantee greater privacy for users who have activated this option in their browser . This website automatically excludes users who send the Do Not Track header from the Google Analytics tracking , and it is compatible with the express acceptance of them. If you wish you can disable Google Analytics tracking through this browser add-on offered by Google
- Web browsers are the tools in charge of storing cookies and from this place you must exercise your right to eliminate or deactivate them. Neither this website nor its legal representatives can guarantee the correct or incorrect manipulation of cookies by the aforementioned browsers.
- In some cases it is necessary to install cookies so that the browser does not forget your decision of not accepting them.
- In the case of Google Analytics cookies , this company stores cookies on servers located in the United States and agrees not to share it with third parties, except in cases where it is necessary for the operation of the system or when the law requires such effect. According to Google does not save your IP address. Google Inc. is a company adhering to the Safe Harbor Agreement that guarantees that all transferred data will be treated with a level of protection in accordance with European regulations.