What are cookies?
Cookies can be classified according to three criteria: entity that manage the cookies, the duration and the purpose. According to these three criteria, cookies can be used:
- According to the entity who manage the cookies:
First Party cookies: cookies managed by the own website manager (IMDEA Institutes) and who provide the service required by the user.
Third Party cookies: cookies managed by a third party different from the website owner, for example Google.
- According to the cookie expiration time:
Session cookies: remain in your browser during your browser session only, ie until you leave the website.
Persistent cookies: remain in your browser after the session (unless deleted by you). The entity responsible for the cookie can access the stored data and can process it during a defined period, which is different for each cookie.
- According to its purpose: (i) Technical or Operational (necessary); (ii) Preference or Customization; (iii) Analytical or Performance; and (iv) Behavioral advertising.
Technical cookies (also called ‘strictly necessary’ cookies): A cookie that allows the user to navigate on a web page and use different options or services.
Preference or Customization: these are cookies that allow you pre-defined access to our website depending on a number of criteria characteristics, such as language, view formats and so on and so forth.
Analysis or Performance Cookies: A cookie that allows the responsible party, the monitoring, and analysis of the behavior of the users of the websites to which they are linked.
Behavioral Advertising Cookies: these cookies collect behavioral information from our website browsers through a continued observation of their navigation habits, and that allow the developing of a specific profile for show advertising.
This website uses the cookies indicated in the following table.
|TYPE OF COOKIE||COOKIE||RUNTIME||SUPPLIER||PURPOSE|
|Technical or Operational (necessary)||qtrans_front_language||1 year||First party||Remember the user's language selection, so that it shows the website in the chosen language.|