With that in mind, we’ve provided a list of basic facts that we think every Internet user should know about (what are cookies, what are they for, how to disable or delete them). We’ve also made it easier to identify our cookies.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small text files sent to a browser from a web server, which store information in a user’s device when the user enters or browses a website. Cookies allow this information to be accessed after their delivery. In other words, they are pieces of information that a website puts on your device when you visit it. The devices might hold information about user browsing habits or the equipment where the cookies are installed. Cookies can even be used to recognise the user.
Types of cookies
There are different types of cookies, depending on what they’re used for. Platform4jobs uses the following types of cookies:
Technical cookies: these allow the user to browse the web site and use its different options or services, eg identify the session, access restricted areas, purchase an order or share content via social networks. Analytics cookies: these allow us to track and analyse how visitors use our website. We use Google Analytics Services to undertake analysis. Their terms of service can be found at the following web address: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage Advertising cookies: These allow us to manage the promotional spaces of our website as effectively as possible, on the basis of criteria such as edited content, or frequency with which adverts are displayed. Social cookies: A social network service provider can install these when the user chooses to share specific content from our website on their social network. The terms of service of these providers can be found at the following addresses: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/cookies Twitter: https://twitter.com/privacy Google Plus/YouTube: http://www.google.es/intl/es/policies/technologies/types
Cookies are installed after obtaining consent from the users. We deem that consent to have been obtained if the user browses our website, or if they undertake certain actions that involve express authorisation of cookie installation (eg when they select “Remember me” or register as a user of Platform4jobs). If the user wishes to withdraw the consent they have given, they should remove the installed cookies and, where applicable, modify their cookie acceptance preferences in their browser options. In order to prevent cookies being installed in future, the usershould activate the Private Browsing or “Do not Track” options referred to in their browser, ie, block or disable the installation of cookies. In order to allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your device using the option settings of the browser installed , you should follow the instructions provided by your browser. The following are links for configuring cookies on the most popular browsers: Internet Explorer: REMOVE AND MANAGE COOKIES Mozilla Firefox: DELETE COOKIES; PREVENT WEBSITES FROM SAVING YOUR PREFERENCES OR FIREFOX SESSION STATES. Google Chrome: HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES AND SITE DATA. Opera: COOKIES Safari: SAFARI WEB SETTINGS
If you use any other browser, or if the links provided don’t contain the information you’re looking for, you can find out how to manage the cookies installed on your equipment by accessing the “Options” or “Settings” menu or equivalent on your web browser. You can also consult the browser’s “Help” or “Support” section. Some browsers allow you to configure specific rules – ‘exceptions’ - for managing cookies by website, so that cookies can be disabled for all websites, except for sites you trust.
Blocking or disabling cookies on your browser could cause certain services or web page functions to become unavailable.
Remember that you need configure your preferences on all the different devices and or browsers you use to navigate the Internet.