What are cookies?
Cookies are files that can be downloaded to your computer through the web pages. They are tools that play an essential role in the provision of numerous information society services. Among others, allow a website to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their computer and, depending on the information obtained, can be used to recognize the user and improve the service
Types of cookies
According to who is the entity that manages the domain from where the cookies are sent and treats the data that is processed.
can be distinguished between two types:
– Own cookies:
Those that are sent to the user’s terminal computer from a computer or domain managed by the user.
the publisher itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
– Cookies from third parties:
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 cookies.
In the event that cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the publisher but the information collected through them is managed by a third party, they can not be considered as cookies.
There is also a second classification according to the length of time they remain stored in the browser of the
client, being able to be of:
– Session cookies:
Designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a website. They are
to use to store information that is only of interest to keep for the provision of the service
requested by the user on a single occasion (e.g. a list of purchased products).
– Persistent cookies:
The data is still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period of time.
defined by the person responsible for the cookie, which can range 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 are 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, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted access parts, remembering the elements that make up an order, carrying out the purchase process of an order, applying for registration or participation in an event, using security elements during navigation, storing content for the dissemination of videos or sound or sharing content through
of social networks.
– Personalization Cookies:
They allow the user to access the service with some general characteristics predefined according to a series of criteria in the user’s terminal such as, for example, the language, the type of browser through which the service is accessed, the regional configuration from which the user accesses the service.
– Analysis Cookies:
They allow the person responsible for them to track and analyze the behavior of users of websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookie is used to measure the activity of websites, applications or platforms and to create navigation profiles of users of these sites, applications and platforms, with the aim of introducing improvements based on the analysis of the usage data made by users of the service.
– Advertising Cookies:
They allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of advertising spaces.
– Behavioral advertising cookies:
They store information on the behaviour of users obtained through observation.
of their browsing habits, which allows them to develop a specific profile to show their browsing habits.
advertising according to it.
– Cookies from external social networks:
Deactivating and Deleting Cookies
You have the option to allow, block, or delete cookies installed on your computer by configuring the browser options installed on your computer. By disabling cookies, some of the available services may no longer be operational. The way to disable cookies is different for each browser, but usually
can be done from the Tools or Options menu. You can also consult the Help menu of your browser where you can find instructions. The user can at any time choose which cookies he wants to work on this website.
You can allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by setting the following options
of the browser installed on your computer:
– Microsoft Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge:
– Mozilla Firefox:
In addition, you can also manage the cookie store in your browser through tools such as the
– Your Online Choices:
4. Cookies used in darbyacademy.com
The following identifies the cookies that are being used in this portal as well as their type and function:
Acceptance of the Cookies Policy
that you are aware of.
With this information it is possible to carry out the following actions:
– Accept cookies:
This notice will not be displayed again when you access any page of the portal during this period.
The warning is hidden on this page.
– Modify your settings:
You can learn more about what cookies are, know the policy of cookies:
darbyacademy.com and modify your browser settings