What are cookies?
Cookies are files that can be downloaded to your computer through web pages. They are tools that play an essential role in providing numerous services of the information society. Among other things, they allow a web page to store and retrieve information about a user’s browsing habits or their device, and depending on the information obtained, they can be used to recognize the user and improve the service offered.
Types of cookies
Depending on the entity that manages the domain from which the cookies are sent and processes the obtained data, two types can be distinguished: first-party cookies and third-party cookies.
There is also a second classification based on the time period they remain stored in the client’s browser, which can be session cookies or persistent cookies.
Lastly, there is another classification with five types of cookies based on the purpose for which the obtained data is processed: technical cookies, customization cookies, analytical cookies, advertising cookies, and behavioral advertising cookies.
What cookies does Historia de los Sistemas Informativos use?
HISIN uses necessary cookies to ensure that the user has a satisfactory experience while browsing our website, allowing them to move freely, access areas securely, etc.
We use third-party cookies from Google Analytics to compile statistics on the traffic and volume of visits we receive on this website.
We also use our own cookies and third-party cookies to improve our services, personalize our website, facilitate navigation for our users, provide a better experience in using the website, identify issues for improvement, and measure website statistics.
Types Based on the pursued purpose:
Technical cookies: These allow the user to navigate through a website, platform, or application and use the different options or services available, such as controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted areas, remembering the elements of a request, making a registration or participation request in an event, using security elements during navigation, storing content for video or audio streaming, or sharing content through social networks.
Geolocation cookies: These are used to determine the user’s location when requesting a service. This cookie is anonymous and is used, for example, to offer relevant information based on the user’s country.
Customization cookies: These allow the user to access the service with predefined general characteristics based on criteria on the user’s device, such as language, type of browser used to access the service, regional configuration from which the service is accessed, etc.
Analytical cookies: These allow the party responsible for them to track and analyze the behavior of users of the website to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the website, platform, or application and to create navigation profiles of users in order to make improvements based on the analysis of user data.
Based on their duration, cookies can be:
Session cookies: These are cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page. These cookies are not stored on the user’s computer when the session expires, or the browser is closed.
Persistent cookies: These are cookies in which the data remains stored on the user’s computer and can be accessed and processed when the user leaves the web page and reconnects to it. These cookies can be deleted by the user at any time.
Based on the entity managing them:
First-party cookies: These are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the website owner providing the requested service.
Third-party cookies: These are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the website owner, but by another entity that processes data obtained through cookies. Additionally, if cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the website owner but the information collected through them is managed by a third party, they will also be considered third-party cookies.
The user of the website has the option, at any time, to allow, block, or delete cookies installed on their computer by modifying the browser settings installed on their computer:
Disabling cookies does not prevent navigation on the website, although the use of some services may be limited, and therefore, the browsing experience may be less satisfactory.
While browsing the website, we may process your personal data. For more information about our Data Protection Policy, click here.
The user may withdraw their consent related to the Cookies Policy at any time and may delete the cookies stored on their computer through the settings and configurations of their Internet browser, indicated above.
With whom do we share the data obtained through cookies?
We never share the data of our users’ comments or emails we receive with anyone, nor are they used for marketing purposes.