What is a cookie?
Cookies are small files sent to the browser used by your computer, used to try to recognize the user, in order to store, retrieve and / or update data that allow us to facilitate the use and navigation through the website, ensure access to certain features and, additionally, help us improve the quality of the web page according to the user’s habits and browsing styles.
Whenever a particular computer and browser can be linked to the user, your privacy may be affected; for this reason, we inform you that you can disable cookies through your browser settings.
Users who do not wish to receive or maintain cookies on their computer and who wish to be informed of their settings to configure their preferences, can do so from their browser. If you disable cookies, some web features may not respond correctly.
You can find information on how to uninstall cookies, depending on your browser, at the following addresses:
- If you use Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-we
- If you use Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer /95647?hl=es
- If you use Internet Explorer: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955
- If you use Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677?viewlocale=es_Es
- If you use Opera: https://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/privacy/
Type of cookies used
In order to guarantee your privacy and for you to have full ability to make decisions regarding its use, we inform you that the Fundació Privada Solidaritat UB uses or may use the following types of cookies:
- Technical Cookies:those that allow the user to navigate through the web page or application and use the different options or services. For example, identifying the session, balancing the load for a session, making a request for registration or participation in an event, using security features during navigation, and storing content to broadcast videos or sound.
- Social Cookies: those that allow us to offer functionalities related to social networks (Facebook, Google, Twitter and Linkedin), so that they enable and control the interaction of our web pages with social widgets.
- Analytic cookies or statistical analysis: these cookies are set by Google Analytics and are used to count how many people visit our web pages. We also use this information for statistical analysis and to write reports to help us improve our websites. These cookies collect anonymous information about our visitors that is stored for 50 months, including the number of visitors to our website, identifying the websites that have redirected them to our website, the pages they have visited within our website, the time spent on each page, the elements that have been used… (Please refer to http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/).
- Session cookies: cookies are those that expire when the user closes the browser. In other words, they are files that are assigned to the device from which you navigate only during your visit to our website and they disappear automatically when the browser is closed.
All these cookies help us improve the service we offer by ensuring that our users find the information they want.