What is a cookie?
A cookie is a file sent from a website and stored in your computer when accessing it. Cookies allow websites, among other things, to store and recover data about users browsing habits or its equipment ones and, depending on the information that it contains and how the equipment is used, these may be used to identify the user.
Cookies are essential for the functioning of the Internet, offering several advantages on interactive services and ease the browsing and use of our website.
What types of cookies does our website use?
Depending on the entity that manages them:
Own: These cookies are sent to the terminal equipment of the user from an equipment or domain managed by FUNDACIÓN PRIVADA UNIVERSITAT ABAT OLIBA CEU and through which the requested services are provided by the user.
Third party: These cookies are sent to the user’s terminal from an equipment or domain not managed or monitored by FUNDACIÓN PRIVADA UNIVERSITAT ABAT OLIBA CEU.
According to their purpose:
Technical cookies: This type of cookie allows the user to successfully browse the website and the utilization of different options and services that can be found on it.
Analytics cookies: This is a type of cookie which can be used for measurement and analysis of how users use our website with the objective of improving their browsing experience of our website. These allow measurement, monitoring and analysis of activity of users with the purpose of improving websites, applications and platforms of FUNDACIÓN PRIVADA UNIVERSITAT ABAT OLIBA CEU
According to installation time:
Session cookies: This type of cookie is installed while the user browses through the website. This session cookie will store information about the browsing of the user remaining active until the user leaves the website and closes the browser.
Persistent cookies: This type of cookies enables the website to remember information and settings provided by the user in previous sessions. This type of cookie is stored in the terminal and can be used to access and processing during the period of time determined by the cookie owner, which may span from several minutes to several years.
The application we use to obtain and analyse browsing data is: Google Analytics. Their cookies policy can be consulted on the following links:
This application has been developed by Google, entity which provides us the services of analytics of our website audience. Google is allowed to use this data to improve their own services and to provide services to other companies.
This tool does not contain users’ personal data. The information obtained is related to the IP address of the user.
Additionally, FUNDACIÓN PRIVADA UNIVERSITAT ABAT OLIBA CEU informs the user of the opportunity to configure the browser so as to be warned about cookies reception, as well as being able to disable cookies being stored in the user’s hard drive. As you can see below, we provide you the links of some browsers, through which you will be able to carry out this setup:
Firefox from here:http://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-we
Chrome from here:http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647
Explorer from here:http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10
Safari from here: http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042
Opera from here: http://help.opera.com/Windows/11.50/es-ES/cookies.html