A cookie is a small file that is downloaded to your computer/smartphone/tablet when accessing certain web pages to store and retrieve information from your device. Among other functions, to store and retrieve information about browsing habits of a user in order to improve the service offered. The information collected by cookies is anonymous and does not identify the user's identity.
According to the entity that manages the domain from which cookies are sent and uses the information obtained through them, there are two types:
According to the time in which cookies are stored in the user’s browser, these may be:
According to the end use of the data obtained:
|Own cookies||Type||What are they used for|
|metbiocat||Session||Generated by the applications server when creating a user session on the website|
|metbiocat_cookies||Customisation||Cookies policy acceptance cookie|
|Third party cookies||Type||What are they used for|
(__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz)
|Analysis||Knowing how users browse through our website in order to improve the services we offer. This information is anonymous and it is only used with statistical purposes (click here for further information)|
|Google Analytics(_utmx)||Analysis||Carrying out A/B tests in order to measure the effectiveness of changes in design (click here for further information)|
How you do this will vary depending on the browser used. The following links are available to all the information to configure or disable cookies in every browser:
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