Cookies policy

Updates and changes in Cookie policy

The variation on the cookies on this website might not be related to its management and upkeep, so we carry out regular reviews to ensure that cookie policy complies with current regulations.

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Cookies Policy

You are hereby informed that THIS WEBSITE USES COOKIES.

Cookies are small files that some platforms, such as websites, can install on your computer. They can have a variety of functions: store your browsing preferences, collect statistical information, allow certain technical features, and so on.

Cookies are sometimes used to store basic information about the user’s browsing habits or computer, to the point of being able to recognise it in some cases.

The following table shows information about the cookies existing on the website of the ASSOCIACIÓ CATALANA D’UNIVERSITATS PÚBLIQUES (CATALAN ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES):

There are different kinds of cookies:      

First party cookies        

These are sent to the user’s device from a computer or domain managed by the publisher itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided. Technical cookies are essential and strictly necessary for the website to function properly and to use the different options and services it offers.     

Third party cookies      

These are sent to the user’s device from a computer or domain that is not managed by the publisher, but by another party that processes the data obtained through cookies.

The third party cookies on this website come from Google, so we can use the Google Analytics tool: www.google.com/analytics and https://marketingplatform.google.com/intl/en_uk/about/.

Analysis cookies

This application was developed by Google, which provides us with a service to measure and analyse our website audience. Google can also use this data to improve its own services and to offer services to other companies. Please see the provided links to find out about these and other uses.

This tool does not obtain data about your name or surname or the postal address from which you connect. The information that is obtained is related to the number of pages visited, the language, social network on which our news is published, the city to which the IP address from which you access is assigned, the number of new users, the frequency and recurrence of visits, the time of visits, the browser and the operator or type of device from which the visit is made.    

Technical cookies         

Technical cookies are also used. Technical cookies are essential and strictly necessary for the website to function properly and to use the different options and services it offers. For example, those used for session maintenance, response time management, performance or validation of options, using security features, sharing content on social networks, and so on.    

Personalisation cookies  

Personalisation cookies can also be used. These cookies allow the user to specify or customise certain features of the general options of the website. For example, set the language, regional settings, or browser type. 

Session cookies

We use session cookies. Session cookies are used to recognise website users so that any changes made, articles selected or data entered are remembered from one page to another.

Cookies currently used on this website:

Technical and functional cookies:

NAME

TYPE

PROPERTY

PURPOSE

PERIODS

OBSERVATIONS

cookie_agreed

Technical

Own

Record whether the user has accepted cookies

1 year

Persistent

has_js

Technical

Own

to provide functions across pages.

1 year

Session

_atuvc

Technical

Third Party

to store performed actions on the website.

13 months

Session

_atuvs

Technical

Third Party

to store performed actions on the website.

1 year

Session


Analytical cookies:

NAME

TYPE

PROPERTY

PURPOSE

PERIODS

OBSERVATIONS

_ga

Analytical

Google Analytics

It enables the unique visits control function. This cookie will be installed the first time a user logs into the website using a browser. When this user visits the website again using the same browser, the cookie distinguishes that it is the same user. Only if the user changes their browser will they be considered a different user

2 years

Persistent

_gat

Analytical

Google Analytics

It is used to limit the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high-traffic sites

10 minutes

Session

_gid

Analytical

Google Analytics

It is used to profile users

24 hours

Session

 

_1P_JAR

Analytics

Google Analytics

to transfers data to Google to make advertising more attractive.

15 days

Session

_NID

Analítica

Google Analytics

to provide ad delivery or retargeting, store user preferences.

6 months

Session

 

Other cookies of third parties (Youtube):

NAME

TYPE

PROPERTY

PURPOSE

PERIODS

OBSERVATIONS

use_hitbox

Technical

Youtube

It increases the «views» counter on the Youtube video.

At the end of the session

Session

SID, SSID, HSID, APISID, LOGIN_INFO, PREF, SAPISID, SIDCC

Technical

Youtube

Technical Cookies used by Youtube

1 year, except for:
PREF: 7 months
SIDCC: 3 months

Persistent

YSC

Technical

Youtube

It measures video plays made by the user and logs the events of «Like» or «Share video»

At the end of the session

Session

 

You can allow, identify, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by changing the options settings of the browser installed on your computer. The following information explains how this operation is performed on the main browsers:        

Firefox from here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/block-websites-storing-cookies-site...

Chrome from here: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=és&answer=95647

Internet Explorer from here: https://support.microsoft.com/es-es/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer...

Safari from here: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac

Opera from here: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/#cookies

In order to comply with current legislation, we must ask for your permission before we can use cookies. If you decide not to authorise such usage by indicating your non-compliance, we shall only use cookies that are essential in order to browse our website. In such a case, we shall not store any cookies. Should you continue to browse our website without refusing authorisation, this shall imply that you have agreed to their use. Please note that if you reject or delete browsing cookies, we will not be able to maintain your preferences, and some features of the pages will not be operational and we will not be able to offer you personalised services and every time you browse our website we will request your authorisation for the use of cookies again.    

 

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