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What is in a cookie?

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket.

First party cookies

First party cookies are set by the website, you are visiting and they can only be read by that site.

Third party cookies

Third party cookies are set by el rocio. We have our own cookie to perform this service. The website  also contain content embedded from, for example YouTube, and these sites may set their own cookies.

More significantly, a website might use a third party advertising network to deliver targeted advertising on their website. These may also have the capability to track your browsing across different sites. It is important to note that advertising cookies are not set for elrocio.es website.

How to enable and disable cookies using your browser

Google Chrome

  • Click the wrench icon on the browser toolbar

  • Select Settings

  • Click ‘Show advanced settings’

  • In the “Privacy” section, click the ‘Content settings’ button

  • To enable cookies in the “Cookies” section, pick ‘Allow local data to be set’, this will enable both first-party and third-party cookies. To allow only first-party cookies pick ‘Block all third-party cookies without exception’

  • To disable cookies, in the “Cookies” section, pick ‘Block sites from setting any data’

  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Chrome. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Chrome, refer to the following page from Google: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0

  • Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Internet Options’

  • In the options window navigate to the ‘Privacy’ tab

  • To enable cookies: Set the slider to ‘Medium’ or below

  • To disable cookies: Move the slider to the top to block all cookies

  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Explorer. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Internet Explorer, refer to the following page from Microsoft: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies

Mozilla Firefox

  • Click on ‘Tools’ at the browser menu and select ‘Options’

  • Select the Privacy panel

  • To enable cookies: Check ‘Accept cookies for sites’

  • To disable cookies: Uncheck ‘Accept cookies for sites’

  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Firefox. For more information, refer to the following page from Mozilla: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Enabling%20and%20disabling%20cookies

Opera

  • Click on ‘Setting’ at the browser menu and select ‘Settings’

  • Select ‘Quick Preferences’

  • To enable cookies: check “Enable Cookies”

  • To disable cookies: uncheck “Enable Cookies”

  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Opera. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Opera, refer to the following page from Opera Software: http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/

Safari on OSX

  • Click on ‘Safari’ at the menu bar and select the ‘Preferences’ option

  • Click on ‘Security’

  • To enable cookies: In the ‘Accept cookies’ section select ‘Only from site you navigate to’

  • To disable cookies: In the ‘Accept cookies’ section select ‘Never’

  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Safari. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Safari, refer to the following page from Apple: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/3.0/en/9277.html