What are Cookies?
A cookie is a small piece of text sent to your browser by the website you visit that enables the website to remember information about your visit, such as your preferred language and other preferences, to make subsequent visits easier and the site more user friendly. Easy to use. . More useful sites for you. Cookies play a very important role in offering users a better browsing experience.
Depending on who is the managing entity of the domain that sends the cookie and treats the data obtained, two types can be distinguished: private and external. There is a second classification, which can be session cookies or persistent cookies, depending on the time they remain in the client's browser.
Finally, depending on the purpose for which the data obtained is processed, there are also five types of cookies: technical cookies, personalization cookies, analysis cookies, advertising cookies and behavioral advertising cookies.
Cookies used on the web
The cookies used on this website and their types and functions are the following:
The Home Office website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service developed by Google that allows the measurement and analysis of website navigation. You can see the cookies of this service in your browser. According to the previous categories, these are own, session and analysis cookies.
through network analysis, collecting information on the number of users accessing the network, the number of pages viewed, the frequency and repeatability of visits, the duration of the visit, the browser used, service provision practices of the operator, languages, terminals, use, etc. Use and assign you a city IP address. Share information about better and more relevant services through this portal.
To ensure anonymity, Google anonymizes your data by shortening your IP address before storing it, so Google Analytics will not be used to locate or collect personally identifiable information about website visitors. Google will only transfer the information collected by Google Analytics to third parties if they are legally required to do so. Under the terms of Google Analytics, Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
Another cookie that is downloaded is a technical cookie called JSESSIONID. This cookie can store, for each session, a unique identifier that can be associated with the data necessary to allow persistent browsing.
How to change cookie settings
You can restrict, block or delete cookies from Home Office or any other website using your browser. This varies between browsers, and the help function will tell you how to do it.