What’s a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that is stored in your browser (such as Google’s Chrome or Apple’s Safari) when you browse most websites. The cookie can only be read by the website that sent it to your computer.
What’s not a cookie?
It is not an executable file and cannot spread or contain a virus. It is not a trojan, nor a worm, nor spam, nor spyware, nor does it open pop-up windows.
What information contains a cookie?
Cookies are not used to store sensitive information about you, such as credit card or bank details, photos or personal information, etc. The data they save is of a technical nature, statistics, personal preferences, personalization of content, etc.
The web server is not associated with you as a person but with your web browser. In fact, if you usually browse with Chrome and try to browse the same website with Firefox , you will see that the website does not realize that you are the same person because it is actually associating the information with the browser, not with the person.
What type of cookies are there?
- Technical cookies: they are the most elementary and allow, among other things, to know when a human or an automated application is browsing, when an anonymous and a registered user is browsing, basic tasks for the operation of any dynamic website.
- Analytical cookies: they collect information about the type of browsing you are doing, the sections you use the most, products consulted, usage time, language, etc.
- Advertising cookies: they show advertising depending on your navigation, your country of origin, language, etc.
What are own and other’s cookies?
Own cookies are those generated by the page you are visiting and the other cookies are those generated by external services or providers such as Mailchimp, Mailrelay, Facebook, Twitter, Google adsense, etc.
Which cookies does this website use?
This website uses own and external cookies. Cookies used on this website:
Personalization: cookies help us remember which people or websites you have interacted with, so we can show you related content.
Preferences: cookies allow us to remember parameters and preferences, such as your preferred language and your privacy settings.
This website uses analysis services, specifically Google Analytics to help it to analyze the use made by users of the website and improve its accessibility, but in no case are they associated with data to identify the user. Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. The user can check here the type of cookies used by Google.
Consell Comarcal del Segrià is a user of the WordPress blog supply and hosting platform, owned by the American company Automattic, Inc.. For these purposes, the use of these cookies by the systems are never under control or management of the web manager, they could change their function at any time, and enter new cookies. These cookies do not provide the person in charge of this website with any benefit either.
Social network cookies can be stored in your browser while you browse this website, for example, when you use the Inergy content sharing button on a social network.
Below is information about the social network cookies used by this website in its own cookie polices:
The Consell Comarcal del Segrià uses this data with the ultimate purpose of improving its services.
The information that is stored through this mechanism allows the user to be recognized in different visits to the website, in addition to providing information on the date or time of the visit, measuring some traffic parameters within the website itself and estimating the number of visits made, allowing the Consell Comarcal del Segrià to inform, focus and readjust the services it offers in the most effective way. The cookies used are stored on the user’s hard drive but do not allow reading the data contained therein, nor read the cookie files created by other suppliers. The cookies used are not invasive or harmful, and can be deactivated using the corresponding option in the browser.
Can cookies be deleted?
Yes, and not only remove, also block, generally or specifically for a certain domain. To delete cookies from a website you must go to your browser settings and there you can search for those associated with the domain in question and remove them.
Cookies settings for Google Chrome
Cookies settings for Apple Safari
Cookies settings for Internet Explorer
Cookies settings for Mozilla Firefox
More info about the cookies:
If you want 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 which cookies you wish to allow.