Cookies are files that can be downloaded to your computer through web pages. They are tools that play an essential role in the provision of numerous information society services. Among others, they allow a web page to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their equipment and, depending on the information obtained, they can be used to recognize the user and improve the service offered.
Depending on who is the entity that manages the domain from which the cookies are sent and processes the data obtained, two types can be distinguished: own cookies and third-party cookies.
There is also a second classification according to the length of time they remain stored in the client's browser, which may be session cookies or persistent cookies.
Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data obtained is processed: technical cookies, personalization cookies, analysis cookies, advertising cookies and behavioral advertising cookies.
The cookies that are being used in this portal are identified below, as well as their type and function:
The website of the Ministry uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service developed by Google, which allows the measurement and analysis of navigation on web pages. In your browser, you can see 3 cookies from this service. According to the previous typology, these are own, session and analysis cookies. You can find more information about it and disable the use of these cookies on this page.
Through web analytics, information is obtained regarding the number of users who access the web, the number of pages viewed, the frequency and repetition of visits, their duration, the browser used, the operator that provides the service, the language, and the terminal you use. Information that enables a better and more appropriate service by this portal. Google Analytics is not used to locate or collect personally identifiable information from site visitors.
You can restrict, block or delete cookies from the Ministry or any other web page, using your browser. In each browser the operation is different, the "Help" function will show you how to do it.
In addition, you can also manage the storage of cookies in your browser through special tools.