What is and is not a cookie?
A cookie is a small amount of text stored in the browser of your computer or mobile device (such as Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Apple Safari) by the server of the site you are visiting. Cookies are sent back to the original website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes them. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize the user’s device. Cookies can perform different functions such as allowing browsing between pages efficiently, remembering their preferences, and in general improving user navigation.
It is not a virus, or a Trojan, or a worm, or spam, or spyware, or open windows pop-up.
What information does a cookie store?
The data we store is technical, statistical. The cookies we use do not allow LearningExpeditionsbcn.com to identify you. In fact, the web server does not associate you as a person but your web browser. That is, if you regularly navigate with the Chrome browser and try to navigate through the same web with the Firefox browser, you will see that the web does not realize that you are the same person because it is actually associating the information with the browser, not you.
On this website, 2 types of cookies are used:
Technical cookies: They are the most common and allow basic tasks for the operation of any dynamic web; such as: knowing when a human or an automated application is browsing, identifying a session, accessing restricted access parts, remembering the elements that make up an order, making the purchase process of an order, making the application for registration or participation in an event, use security elements during navigation or share content through social networks.
Analysis cookies: They collect information about the type of navigation you are doing, the pages you visit the most and when, products consulted, language, etc.
The analysis cookies are generated by:
Google Analytics: is an analytical web service provided by Google, Inc., The user can check here the type of cookies used by Google.
WordPress: property of the American company Automattic, Inc. The user can check here the type of cookies used by WordPress.
For such purposes, the uses of such cookies by the systems are never under the control or management of the responsible of the Learning Expeditions website. They can change their function at any time and enter new cookies.
Can cookies be deleted?
Yes, and not only delete, also block, in a general or particular way for a specific domain.
To remove cookies from a website you must go to the configuration of your browser and there you can search those associated to the domain in question and proceed to their removal.
▪ Manage cookies in Google Chrome
▪ Manage cookies in Apple Safari
▪ Manage cookies in Internet Explorer
▪ Manage cookies in Mozilla Firefox
If you want to have more control over the installation of cookies, you can install programs or add-ons to your browser, known as “Do Not Track” tools, which will allow you to choose the cookies you wish to allow.