A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer to access certain web pages. Cookies allow, among other things, record user activity anonymous to the website, allowing remember certain settings and information about the user in order to have a more personalized web site, set preferences, and data analysis.
Cookies own web site are:
(Party cookies are those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself and from which provides the service requested by the user)
Session, registration, cart data, data to distinguish the free payment services
PrestaShop uses an encrypted cookie only to store all session information, registration, shopping cart, for visitors / customers and for employees / managers
By accessing any area of the website
The Website may use information about your visits to conduct assessments and statistical calculations on anonymous data, and to ensure the continuity of service or to make improvements to their websites.
For the translation of the content of the website
Offers the user the possibility to translate the site into other languages.
Linked to an external module
Two cookies (PREF & NID) persistent set by Google Maps applications and managed by Google.
Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Flickr
Some services can use connectors with social networks such as Facebook or Twitter.
When the user registers a service with a social network credentials you are authorizing save a persistent cookie that remembers your identity and ensures access to the Services. The user can delete this cookie and revoke access to the Services updating your preferences in specific social network. Sometimes you can add pictures and videos from sites like YouTube, Flickr ... Therefore, if you visit a page with content integrated cookies, they may be displayed in your device (for information on them you'll have to check the corresponding website for thirds).
In the following links explains cookies management for different web browsers:
Safari, from http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042
You can extend more information about cookies at the following links: