What is a cookie?
In this section you will find more information about cookies. A cookie is a harmless text file that is stored in your browser when you visit almost any website. The purpose of the cookie is for the website to be able to remember your visit when you return to that page. Although many people do not know it, cookies have been used for 20 years, when the first browsers for the World Wide Web appeared.
What is NOT a cookie?
It is not a virus, a trojan, a worm, spam, spyware, or pop-up windows.
What information does a cookie store?
Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about you, such as credit card or bank details, photographs, your ID or personal information, etc. The data they do store is of a technical nature, personal preferences, personalisation of content, etc.
The web server does not associate you as a person but your web browser. In fact, if you usually browse with Internet Explorer and try browsing the same website with Firefox or Chrome you will see that the web does not realise that you are the same person because it is actually associating the browser, not the person.
What types of cookies are there?
- Technical cookies: These are the most basic and allow, among other things, to know when a human or an automated application is browsing, when an anonymous user and a registered user are browsing, basic tasks for the operation of any dynamic website.
- Analysis cookies: These collect information on the type of browsing being carried out, the sections most used, products consulted, time of use, language, etc.
- Advertising cookies: These show advertising depending on your browsing, country of origin, language, etc.
What are first-party and third-party cookies?
First-party cookies are those generated by the website you are visiting and third-party cookies are those generated by external services or providers such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.
What happens if I disable cookies?
To help you understand the scope that disabling cookies can have, here are some examples:
- You may not share content from that website on Facebook, Twitter or any other social network.
- The website will not be able to adapt the contents to your personal preferences, as is often the case with online shops.
- You will not be able to access the personal area of that website, such as My Account, My Profile or My Orders.
- Online shops: It will be impossible for you to shop online, you will have to do so by telephone or by visiting the physical shop if you have one.
- It will not be possible to customise your geographical preferences such as time zone, currency or language.
- The website will not be able to perform web analytics on visitors and web traffic, which will make it difficult for the website to be competitive.
- You will not be able to write on the blog, upload photos, post comments, rate or rate content. The website will also not be able to tell whether you are a human or an automated application posting spam.
- It will not be possible to display targeted advertising, which will reduce the website's advertising revenue.
Can cookies be deleted?
Yes, not only delete, but also block, either in general or for a specific domain.
To delete cookies from a website you must go to your browser settings and there you can search for those associated with the domain in question and delete them.
Here's how to access a particular cookie in the Chrome browser. Note: These steps may vary depending on your browser version:
- Go to Settings or Preferences via the File menu or by clicking on the customisation icon at the top right.
- You will see different sections, click on Show advanced options.
- Go to Privacy, Content Settings.
- Select All cookies and site data.
- You will see a list of all cookies sorted by domain. To make it easier for you to find cookies for a particular domain, enter part or all of the address in the Search cookies field.
- After making this filter, one or more lines with the cookies of the requested website will appear on the screen. Now all you have to do is select it and press X to delete it.
To access the settings Cookies browser Internet Explorer follow these steps (may vary depending on your browser version):
- Go to Tools, Internet options
- Click on Privacy.
- Move the slider until you adjust the level of privacy you want.
To access the settings Cookies browser Firefox follow these steps (may vary depending on your browser version):
- Go to Options Or Preferences depending on your operating system.
- Click on Privacy.
- In History Choose Use custom settings for history.
- Now you'll see the option Accept cookies, you can turn it on or off according to your preferences.
To access the settings Cookies browser Safari for OSX follow these steps (may vary depending on your browser version):
- Go to PreferencesThen Privacy.
- In this place you will see the option Block cookies to adjust the type of lock you want to perform.
To access the settings Cookies browser Safari for iOS follow these steps (may vary depending on your browser version):
- Go to SettingsThen Safari.
- Go to Privacy and Security, you'll see the option Block cookies to adjust the type of lock you want to perform.
To access the settings Cookies browser for devices Android follow these steps (may vary depending on your browser version):
- Run the browser and press the key MenuThen Settings.
- Go to Security and Privacy, you'll see the option Accept cookies to select or clear the check box.
To access the settings Cookies browser for devices Windows Phone follow these steps (may vary depending on your browser version):
- Open Internet Explorer, then More, then Configuration
- You can now select or clear the checkbox Allow cookies.
Política de cookies de Klarna
Persistent marketing and analytics cookies
These cookies contain a unique user ID which will enable Klarna to recognize the user’s device the next time that user returns to the merchant. These are persistent cookies, stored on the device for a period of up to 540 days as of the last interaction with Klarna, or until they are deleted and allow Klarna (i) to show marketing of Klarna products, including credit promotions to the user, and (ii) to perform analytics of the user behaviour.
By connecting the unique user ID stored in the cookie on the device to the information Klarna has about the user, Klarna will be able to recognize the user of that device. No information connected to the cookies is shared with any third party.
The user’s consent and revocation of consent
Klarna Bank AB (publ) is subject to Swedish Data Protection legislation, and is the data controller for the purpose of processing the personal data as described above. Klarna has a Data Protection Officer and several lawyers specialised in data protection. Klarna also has a customer service team handling questions relating to personal data. You are welcome to contact Klarna at [Please choose the email address relevant for you market: [firstname.lastname@example.org], [email@example.com], [firstname.lastname@example.org], [email@example.com], [firstname.lastname@example.org], [email@example.com], [firstname.lastname@example.org], [email@example.com], [firstname.lastname@example.org], [email@example.com], [firstname.lastname@example.org], [email@example.com], [firstname.lastname@example.org], [email@example.com], [firstname.lastname@example.org], [email@example.com], [firstname.lastname@example.org], [email@example.com], [firstname.lastname@example.org]]. Please visit www.klarna.com for more information about Klarna, and how Klarna processes personal data.