Cookies policy

Information about cookies

Due to the coming into force of the amendment to the «Law on Services of the Information Society» (LSSICE) established by Spanish Royal Decree 13/2012, it is mandatory to obtain the express consent of the user of all web pages that use non-essential cookies before browsing them.

What are cookies ?

Cookies and other similar technologies such as local shared objects, flash cookies or pixels, are tools used by Web servers to store and retrieve information about their visitors, as well as to enable the proper functioning of the site.

Through using these devices, the Web server is able to remember some data concerning the user, such as their preferences for viewing the server’s pages, their name and password, products that interest them most, etc.

Cookies affected by, and cookies exempt from regulations

According to the EU directive, the cookies that require the user’s informed consent are analysis, advertising and affiliation cookies, while technical cookies and those that are necessary for the operation of the website or the provision of services expressly requested by the user are exempt.

What kind of cookies  are there?

Depending on the purpose:

  • Technical and functional cookies: allow the user to navigate through a website, platform or application and the use of the different options or services that exist in it like, for example., control traffic and the communication of data, identify the session, access restricted access areas, record order details, carry out the purchase process of an order, carry out the registration or participation in an event, use security elements during navigation, store contents for the dissemination of videos or sound or share content through social networks. They include personalisation cookies, which allow the user to access the service with some general characteristics predefined based on a series of criteria in the user terminal such as, for example, the language, the type of browser, the regional configuration from where the service is accessed, etc.

  • Analytical cookies: allow the controller to monitor and analyse the behaviour of the users of the websites they are linked to. The information collected by this type of cookie is used to measure the activity of the websites, application or platform and to carry out browsing profiling of the users of said sites, applications and platforms, with the purpose of introducing improvements in the analysis of the user data carried out by service users.

  • Advertising cookies: allow management, in the most efficient way possible, of advertising spaces which, if applicable, the editor has included in a website, application or platform from where requested service is provided based on data such as the edited content or frequency with which advertisements are made.

  • Behavioural advertising cookies: collect information on the user’s personal preferences and choices (retargeting) in order to allow management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces which, if applicable, the editor has included in a website, application or platform from where the requested service is provided. More infoat:
    http://www.lssi.gob.es/Paginas/politica-cookies.aspx and Guide on the use of AEPD cookies.

  • Social cookies: established by the social network platforms in the services to allow content to be shared with friends and networks. The social media platforms have the ability to track activity online outside the Services. This may affect the content and messages seen in other services used.

  • Affiliate cookies: allow you to track visits through links from other websites, with which the website establishes affiliate agreements (affiliate companies).

  • Security cookies: store encrypted information to avoid the stored data in them being vulnerable to malicious attacks by third parties. They are only used in HTTPS connections.


According to the property

  • Own cookies: are sent to the user’s terminal team from a team or power managed by the own editor and from where the requested service is provided by the user.

  • Third party cookies: are sent to the user’s terminal team from a team or power which is not managed by the editor, but by another body which processes data obtained through the cookies.


Depending on the storage period

  • Session cookies: are a type of cookie designed to collect and store data as long as the user accesses a website.

  • Permanent cookies: are a type of cookies where data continues to be stored in the terminal and may be accessed and processed for a period of time defined by the cookie controller, and that can range from a few minutes to several years.
     

Processing of personal data

Associació Catalana d’Universitats Públiques is the Controller of the personal data of the Data Subject and informs them that these data will be processed in accordance with the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, of 27 April 2016 (GDPR), and therefore the following information on the processing is provided:

Purposes of the data processing: as specified in the cookies section which are used on this website.

Legitimacy of the processing: for legitimate interest of the Controller: technical cookies and following consent of the data subject: behaviour and advertising analysis cookies.

Data storage criteria: as specified in the cookies section used on the website.

Data communication: data will not be disclosed to third parties, except in cookies owned by third parties or under legal obligation.

Rights of the Data Subject:

- Right to withdraw this consent at any time .
- Right of access, rectification, portability and erasure of the data and those of limitation or opposition to their processing.
- Right to submit a complaint to the Supervisory Authority (www.aepd.es) if they consider that the processing does not comply with current legislation.

Contact information to exercise their rights:

Associació Catalana d’Universitats Públiques. Carrer de la Vila - Campus de la UAB, Bloc F Baixos - 08193 Cerdanyola del Vallès (Barcelona). Email: info@acup.cat
 

Cookies used by this website

Technical and functional cookies:

NAME

TYPE

PROPERTY

PURPOSE

PERIODS

OBSERVATIONS

PHPSESSID

Technical

Own

It contains the session identifier

When you close your browser

Session

_lang

Technical

Own

It contains the session language

When you close your browser

Session

ac_cookies

Technical

Own

It contains the value of whether the installation of cookies has been accepted

1 year

Persistent

counter

Technical

Own

Used to count the number of accesses made to the page per session

1 year

Persistent

viewed_cookie_policy

Technical

Own

Used to remember preferences with regards to the established Cookies Policy

1 year

Persistent

_icl_current_language

Technical

Own

Used to remember the language selected by the user and show them content in that same language during browsing

1 hour

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

_utma

Analytical

Google Analytics

It records the date of the first and last time that the user visited the website

2 years

Persistent

_utmb

Analytical

Google Analytics

It records the time of entering the website

30 minutes

Session

_utmc

Analytical

Google

Used for interoperability with the urchin.js tracking code

1 year

Session

_utmt

Analytical

Google Analytics

It processes the type of request made by the user

At the end of the session

Session

_utmv

Analytical

Google Analytics

It segments demographic data

At the end of the session

Session

_utmz

Analytical

Google Analytics

It stores the traffic source or a campaign that explains how the user reached the website

6 months

Persistent

To disable the analytical cookies you can use the following exclusion directions: Privacy Policy ofGoogle and Exclusion of Google Analytics


Behavioural advertising cookies:

NAME

TYPE

PROPERTY

PURPOSE

PERIODS

OBSERVATIONS

_gads

Advertising

Google

Cookie associated with the service Doubleclick.net of Google so that the owner can gain credit

1 year

Persistent

_sonar

Advertising

Doubleclick.net

Used to improve and guide advertising according to the content which is relevant for a user, improve the company performance reports and avoid showing notices that the user has seen Doubleclick.net

1 year

Persistent

_ncuid

Advertising

Google

Used to measure the performance of the notices and provide recommendations relating to products based on statistical data

6 months

Persistent

IDE

Advertising

Doubleclick.net

Used for focusing, optimisation, presentation of reports and assignment of online notices.

1 year

Persistent

_conv_v
bt2
di2
dt
loc
ssc
ssh
ssshs
uid
um
uvc
vc

Advertising

AddThis

Used to enable the content to be shared.
AddThis is also used to gather information on how website content is shared

2 years, except for:

_conv_v: 1 year,
bt2: 8 months,
dt: 30 days,

Persistent

You can also control ads and tracking technologies with the Ghostery app: http://www.ghostery.com/



Social cookies:

NAME

TYPE

PROPERTY

PURPOSE

PERIODS

OBSERVATIONS

c_user, fr

Advertising

Facebook

Necessary for the Facebook social plugin. Allows you to measure ad performance and provide recommendations

30 days

Persistent

datr, sb

Technical

Facebook

Necessary for the Facebook social plugin

2 years

Persistent

dpr

Technical

Facebook

Necessary for the Facebook social plugin

30 minutes

Persistent

xs

Technical

Facebook

Necessary for the Facebook social plugin

90 days

Persistent

wd

Technical

Facebook

Necessary for the Facebook social plugin

48 hours

Persistent

XSRF-TOKEN

Technical

Facebook

Necessary to control that all form submissions are made by the user currently logged in, preventing CSRF (Cross-Site Request Forgery) attacks

1 hour

Persistent

_fbp

Advertising

Facebook

Necessary to provide a number of advertising products, such as real time bids from advertising third parties

3 months

Persistent

guest_id

Advertising

Twitter

Twitter Identifier

2 years

Persistent

More Information: https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/


Affiliate cookies:

NAME

TYPE

PROPERTY

PURPOSE

PERIODS

OBSERVATIONS

prli_click

Affiliates

Pretty Links

Necessary to store statistical information of the clicks made on affiliate links

30 days

Persistent

prli_visitor

Affiliates

Pretty Links

Necessary to store statistical information of the clicks made on affiliate links

1 year

Persistent


Other cookies of third parties (Google, Youtube, Cloudflare, Bizible):

NAME

TYPE

PROPERTY

PURPOSE

PERIODS

OBSERVATIONS

1P_JAR

Advertising

Google

Transfer data to Google to make the advertisement more attractive

It expires 1 week following its activation

Persistent

ANID

Advertising

Google

Contains a unique randomly generated value which allows the Platform to distinguish browsers and devices. This information is used to measure the performance of the notices and provide recommendations relating to products based on statistical data

1 year

Persistent

APISID

Technical

Google

It stores user’s personal preferences and the information viewed on the pages with Google maps on them

2 years

Persistent

CONSENT

Advertising

Google

Contains a unique randomly generated value which allows the Platform to distinguish browsers and devices. This information is used to measure the performance of the notices and provide recommendations relating to products based on statistical data

1 year

Persistent

HSID

Technical

Google

When creating or starting a session in a Google, this cookie will be stored

2 years

Persistent

SID

Advertising

Google

Collect information for the Google search engine included in the website (Google CSE)

2 years

Persistent

NID

Advertising

Google

The «Google +1» button used on our website is lodged in Google, their browser sends information about the cookies which Google needs if the session remains active with the account, this data are used by Google with the aim of associating them with the account

6 months

Persistent

SAPISID

Technical

Youtube

Used to reproduce content

1 year

Persistent

SIDCC

Advertising

Google

Used to provide services and extract anonymous information about browsing.

3 months

Persistent

SSID

Advertising

Google

Collect information for the Google search engine included in the website (Google CSE)

3 months

Persistent

PREF

Behavioural

Google

It stores configuration preferences, such as preferred language, number of search results shown on the page or activation of Google’s SafeSearch filter

10 years

Persistent

DV

Technical

Google

Used to provide services and extract anonymous information about browsing

10 minutes

Session

UULE

Technical

Google Maps

It allows the geolocation of the device

24 hours

Persistent

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

Behavioural

Youtube

It monitors the visits to videos embedded in the website

240 days

Persistent

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

_cfduid

Technical

Cloudflare

Used to cancel the security restrictions based on the IP address of the visitor

1 year

Persistent

_biz_flagsA

Technical

Bizible

Monitoring the user’s status. For example, if the user has sent a form, carried out migration of a cross-domain

1 year

Persistent

_biz_nA

Technical

Bizible

Sequence number that increases and adds to each Bizible server request for diagnostic purposes

1 year

Persistent

_biz_pendingA

Technical

Bizible

Temporary cookie that contains all pending requests to be sent to the Bizible server

1 year

Persistent

_biz_sid

Technical

Bizible

Single ID which identifies the session of each user

30 minutes

Session

_biz_uid

Technical

Bizible

Single ID which identifies each user

1 year

Persistent

_BUID

Technical

Bizible

Universal user ID which identifies the same user through various client domains

1 year

Persistent

 

More Information: http://www.google.es/intl/es/policies/privacy/
More information: https://www.bizible.com/privacy-policy

 

Revoke consent to install cookies

How to delete cookies from your browser


Chrome

1. Click on the Settings menu
2. Click Settings.
3. Click Show Advanced Options.
4. In the «Privacy and security» section, click Content Settings.
• Delete cookies: Click See all cookies and site data…
• Do not allow cookies to be stored.
5. Click Remove browsing data (clear cache).
6. Close and restart the browser.

For more information about Chrome, click here: http://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=es



Internet Explorer. Version 11

1. Select Tools | Internet options.
2. Click on the General tab.
3. In «Browsing history», click Delete browsing history on exit.
4. Select Delete files.
5. Select Delete cookies.
6. Click Delete.
7. Click Accept.
8. Close and restart the browser.

For more information about Internet Explorer, click here: https://support.microsoft.com/es-es/help/278835/how-to-delete-cookie-files-in-internet-explorer



Firefox. Version 65.0.1

1. Select Firefox | History | Clear recent history.
2. Next to «Details», click on the down arrow.
3. Select the next verification boxes: Cookies, Cache, Active Logins
. Click the drop-down menu next to «Time range to clear» and select Everything.
5. Click Clear Now.
6. Close and restart the browser.

You can accept or reject cookies individually in the Preferences menu, in the History available in Tools > Options > Privacy & Security.

For more information about Mozilla Firefox, click here: https://www.mozilla.org/es-ES/privacy/websites/#cookies



Safari Version 5.1

1. Click the Safari icon / Edit | Reset Safari.
2. Select the next verification boxes: Clear history, Remove All Website Data
3. Click Reset.
4. Close and restart the browser.

For more information about Safari, click here: https://support.apple.com/es-es/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac



Opera

Options - Advanced - Cookies.
The cookie settings control how Opera handles them and therefore if they are accepted or rejected.

For more information about Opera, click here: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/security-and-privacy/#clearBrowsingData



Other browsers

Refer to the documentation for the browser you have installed.

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