A cookie is a harmless text file that is stored in your browser when you visit almost any web page. The usefulness of the cookie is that the website is able to remember your visit when you return to browse that page. Although many people do not know cookies have been used for 20 years, when the first browsers for the World Wide Web appeared.
It is not a virus, or a Trojan, or a worm, or spam, or spyware, or open windows pop-up.
Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about you, such as credit cards or bank details, photographs, your ID or personal information, etc. The data they keep are of a technical nature, personal preferences, personalization of content, etc.
The web server does not associate you as a person, but your web browser. In fact, if you regularly browse Internet Explorer and try to navigate through the same website with Firefox or Chrome you will see that the web does not realize that you are the same person because it is really associating the browser, not the person.
The cookies of third parties em> are those generated by external services or providers such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.
To understand the scope that can have disable cookies we show some examples:
Yes. Not only delete, also block, in a general or particular way for a specific domain.
To remove the cookies from a website you must go to the configuration of your browser and there you can search the associated ones to the domain in question and proceed to its elimination.
Here's how to access a specific browser cookie Chrome. Note: these steps may vary depending on the browser version:
To access the cookies configuration of the Internet Explorer browser, follow these steps (may vary depending on the browser version):