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 website 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 depending on 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 on this portal as well as their type and function are identified below:
The Ministry's website 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 will see 4 cookies from this service. According to the previous typology, these are first-party, session and analysis cookies. You can find more information about this and disable the use of these cookies on this page. p>
Through web analytics, information is obtained regarding the number of users who access the website, the number of pages viewed, the frequency and repetition of visits, their duration, the browser used, the operator that provides the service. , the language, the terminal you use, or the city to which your IP address is assigned. Information that enables a better and more appropriate service from this portal.
Another of the cookies that are downloaded is a technical cookie called ASP.NET_SessionId . This cookie allows storing a unique identifier per session through which it is possible to link data necessary to enable ongoing navigation.
Given this information it is possible to carry out the following actions:
You can restrict, block or delete cookies from the Ministry of Industry and Tourism or any other website, 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 cookie store in your browser through tools such as the following:
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