Last update: 22 May, 2018.
Definition & function of the cookies
A cookie is a file that is downloaded to the user's computer or mobile phone when accessing certain websites. Cookies facilitate the user and browsing experience of a website, and among other functions, allow the use of previously selected content or design options in subsequent visits, and to obtain information about the user's browsing habits.
Types of cookies:
- First-party cookies: these are cookies that are sent to the user’s terminal from the server or a domain administered by the publisher from which the user requests the service.
- Third-party cookies: these are cookies that are sent to the user’s terminal from a server or a domain not administered by the publisher but by another entity that treats the data obtained through the cookies.
- Analysis cookies: these are cookies that allow their owner to track and analyse the behaviour of the users of the websites they are associated to. This type of cookie allows us to quantify the number of users and visits to a specific site. These statistical website browsing data lets us improve the content and services on the website.
How to disable or delete cookies
Users can allow, block or delete cookies installed on their computer by configuring their browser options. Here are the links on how to manage cookies in the most relevant browsers:
- Mozilla Firefox
- Google Chrome
- Internet Explorer
- Safari for iOS (iPhone, iPad)
- Macromedia Flash
In the event cookies are disabled, the website or some of its function may not work properly.
Information on the data obtained
The information obtained by the cookies is exclusively treated by Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya through the Google Analytics service. To access the legal conditions of Google Analytics, click here.