Cookies are files that may be downloaded to one’s computer through a website. They are essential tools for providing a number of services for the information society. Cookies allow a website to store information on the search habits of a particular user or computer so that the information may be recovered. Depending on the information obtained, cookies may be used to identify the user and improve the service offered.
Types of cookies Two types of cookies exist depending on the entity that manages the domain from which the cookies are sent and the entity that processes the data obtained from the domain: first-party cookies and third-party cookies.
There exists another system for classifying cookies based on the length of time the cookies remain in the client’s browser. According to this classification, there are two types of cookies: session cookies or persistent cookies.
Cookies used by the website The following is a description of the cookies used by this website, including their type and function:
quirónsalud websites use Google Analytics, a service provided by Google to analyze web access. This service allows for browsing of the websites to be measured and analyzed. According to the above-mentioned type, these are first-party session cookies used for analysis. You may find additional information on cookies and learn how to disable use of these cookies by clicking on the following link:
This analysis provides information on the number of users who access the website, the number of page views, the frequency of visits and repeat visits, duration of site visits, the browser used, the ISP used, the language, the computer used, or the city where the system IP is registered. This information makes it possible for the website to provide better and more appropriate service.
The quirónsalud website also uses a first-person cookie to identify the session information. This is used to maintain the user’s session within the web browser. This cookie is used to ensure the page is running properly.
Changing cookie settings You may restrict, block, or delete the cookies of quirónsalud or any other website by using your search engine. Every search engine is different, and the “Help” function will guide you through the process.
- Internet Explorer: windows.microsoft.com/es-xl/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10
- FireFox: support.mozilla.org/es/kb/Borrar%20cookies
- Chrome: support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=es
- Safari: www.apple.com/es/privacy/use-of-cookies/