What are Cookies
A cookie is a small text file that, though not gathering information that identifies the user, stores general information on the user within the access device to enable to use websites more efficiently. Cookies have specific functions and may be active while the user is navigating or after the closure of the session, according to their function.
Types of cookies
Essential Active while the user is navigating, and enabling the user’s identification, are essential to the services available on the website
Performance Active while the user is navigating, or in a persistent way, to improve the performance of the website by recording the information how the user came to the website
Functional Active during the session, or in a persistent way, while the user is navigating the website enabling a more efficient and customised navigation
Advertising Active for a limited time to record information on the user’s navigation habits to match the adverts showed to the needs and expectations of the user