What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small amount of text that is stored in your browser (such as Google Chrome or Apple Safari) when you browse most websites.
Cookies allow a web page, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their equipment and, depending on the information they contain and the way they use their equipment, they can be used to recognize to user.
What is NOT a cookie?
It is not a virus, or a Trojan, or a worm, or spam, or spyware, or open floating windows.
What information does a cookie store?
Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about the user, such as credit cards or bank details, photographs or personal information, etc. The data they keep are technical, statistical, personal preferences, personalization of content, etc.
The web server does not associate the user as a person but to his web browser. In fact, if you usually browse with the Chrome browser and try to navigate through the same web page with the Firefox browser, you will see that the web page does not realize that you are the same person because it is actually associating the information with the browser, not the person (or user).
What kind of cookies are there?
- Technical cookies: These are the most basic and allow, among other things, to know when a human or an automated application is browsing or when an anonymous and registered user navigates, basic tasks for the operation of any dynamic web.
- Analysis cookies: They gather information about the type of navigation the user is doing, the sections he uses the most, products consulted, time band of use, language, etc.
- Advertising cookies: Display advertising based on your browsing, country of origin, language, etc.
What are own and third party cookies?
Own cookies are generated by the page you are visiting and those of third parties are those generated by external services or providers such as Aweber, Facebook, Twitter, Google Adsense, etc.
What cookies does this web page use?
This website uses its own and third-party cookies. On this web page the following cookies are used, which are detailed below:
Personalization: Cookies help us remember with what people or websites you have interacted, so we can show you related content.
Preferences: Cookies allow us to remember your settings and preferences, such as the preferred language and your privacy settings.
Third party cookies
This website uses analysis services, specifically, Google Analytics to help me analyze the use you make as a user of my website and improve the usability of it, but in no case are associated with data that may come to identify you. Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. You can freely consult the type of cookies used by Google.
Social media cookies can be stored in your browser while browsing www.madrid-traveller.com, for example when you use the share content button on www.madrid-traveller.com in a social network.
Below you will find information about the social network cookies that this website uses in its own cookie policies:
- Facebook cookies, see more information in their cookies policy
- Twitter cookies, see more information in their cookies policy
Can cookies be deleted?
Yes, and not only delete, also block, in a general or particular way for a specific domain.
To remove cookies from a website you must go to the configuration of your browser and there you can search the associated to the domain in question and proceed to its removal.
- Google Chrome cookies settings
- Mozilla Firefox cookies settings
- Apple Safari cookies settings
- Internet Explorer cookies settings
More information about cookies
If you wish to have more control over the installation of cookies, you can install programs or add-ons to your browser, known as do not track tools, which will allow you to choose the cookies you wish to allow.