What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are downloaded and stored on the user’s computer, smartphone or tablet when accessing certain web pages and that allow the Website to remember browsing preferences and navigate efficiently, making the interaction between the user and the Web is easier.
The information collected by cookies is anonymous and does not contain any personal information (such as name, address or bank details) since they do not collect data that can personally identify the user.
Cookies allow a user’s browser to be recognized, as well as the type of device from which the Website is accessed, and are used to facilitate the user’s next visit and make the Website or applications more useful.
How to disable cookies
All browsers allow you to make changes to disable cookie settings. This is why most browsers offer the ability to manage cookies, for finer control over privacy.
These definitions are located in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser.
Below you can find the links for each browser to disable cookies by following the instructions:
Internet Explorer (http://goo.gl/vFM6gb)
From the tools menu, select “Internet Options.”
Click on the privacy tab.
You can configure privacy with a slider with six positions that allows you to control the number of cookies that will be installed: Block all cookies, High, Medium High, Medium (default level), Low, and Accept all cookies.
Mozilla Firefox (http://goo.gl/QXWYmv)
At the top of the Firefox window, click the Tools menu.
Select the Privacy panel.
In the Firefox option you can choose Use custom settings for history to configure the options.
Google Chrome (http://goo.gl/fQnkSB)
Click on the menu located on the toolbar.
Click Show advanced options.
In the ‘Privacy’ section, click the Content Settings button.
In the ‘Cookies’ section you can configure the options.
Safari (https://goo.gl/PCjEm3 / https://goo.gl/dQywEo)
In the settings menu, select the “preferences” option.
Open the privacy tab.
Select the option you want from the “block cookies” section.
Please note that certain features and full functionality of the Site may not be available after cookies are disabled.
If you wish not to be tracked by cookies, Google has developed a plug-in to install in your browser that you can access at the following link: http://goo.gl/up4ND.
Cookies on mobile devices:
As with computer browsers, mobile device browsers allow you to make changes to privacy options or settings to disable or delete cookies.
If you wish to modify the privacy options, follow the instructions specified by the developer of your mobile device browser.
Below you can find some examples of the links that will guide you to modify the privacy options on your mobile device:
Windows Phone: (http://goo.gl/Rx8QQ)
Chrome Mobile: (http://goo.gl/XJp7N)
Opera Mobile: (http://goo.gl/Nzr8s7)
Acceptance of cookies: