Cookies are automatic procedures for collecting information relating to the preferences determined by a user during his or her visit to a specific web page. This information is recorded in small files that are imperceptibly stored on the user's computer equipment. Each time the user accesses the web page in question again, these files are automatically activated in such a way that the page is configured with the preferences indicated during previous visits. In short, cookies are physical files containing personal information stored in the user's own terminal and unequivocally associated with this terminal. Cookies cannot read cookie files created by other websites.
Users can configure their browser to prevent the creation of cookie files or to warn them when this occurs. The website is accessible without the need for the options relating to cookie files to be activated, although this may prevent the correct functioning of security mechanisms for exclusive services or certain services that require greater security. As a general rule, the purpose of the cookie files on the website is to facilitate the user's browsing.