A Cookie is a file that is downloaded into your computer when you access certain web pages. Cookies allow a web page to store and retrieve information about your personal configuration of you or your browser and can be used to acknowledge the user. The browser of the user stores the cookies in memory during the session taking up a minimum space. Cookies do not contain any personal information and most of them are removed from memory once the session is ended.
Most of the browsers accept cookies and they also enable the user to configure them and choose if they want to use them and store them. If cookies are disabled in your browser, Satislent will not use or store any information about you or your session.
What type of Cookies are used in this web page?
- Technical Cookies: Are those that enable the user to navigate through the web page and use the different options or services that may requiere the use of these type of cookies like, for example, transmitting data flow, identifying sessions, remembering session data, subscribing to events, configuring security protocols...
- Customisation Cookies: Are those that enable the user to access certain services with predefined configurations depending on the client's browser and terminal. Some examples of configurations could be the language, the type and version of the browser, the region where the client access, etc.
- Session Cookies: We collect information about how our Users and Members use and interact with the Site. This may include the pages Members visit most often and when and where Members get error messages. We use these “session state cookies” to help us improve our Site and Services. Blocking or deleting these cookies will not prevent the Site from working.
- Persistent Cookies: These are a type of cookies that are stored in memory during a defined period of time. They allow to save information that could be retrieved in posterior sessions to make the browsing easier and quicker. One example could be the log-in username so that it doesn't have to be typed every time you enter the website.
What should you do if you don’t want cookies to be set?
Some people find the idea of a website storing information on their computer or mobile device to be intrusive, particularly when this information is stored and used by a third party without them knowing. Although cookies are generally quite harmless, you may not, for example, want to see advertising that has been targeted to your interests using your browser history. If you prefer, you may choose to block some or all cookies, or even to delete cookies that have already been set; but you should be aware that you might lose some functions of the website. If you want to restrict or block the cookies that are set by our Site, or any other site, you can do so through your browser setting. The ‘Help’ function in your browser should explain how. Alternatively, you can visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will find general information about cookies and details on how to delete cookies from your machine.