What are cookies?
A cookie is a small piece of text that the websites you visit send to your browser. Cookies allow the website to remember information about your visit, such as your preferred language and other choices, in order to make your next visit easier and to make the site more useful to you. Cookies play a very important role and contribute to a better browsing experience for the user.
Types of cookies
Depending on the entity that manages the domain from which the cookies are sent and the data obtained are processed, two types of cookies can be distinguished: first-party cookies and third-party cookies.
There is also a second classification according to the length of time they remain stored in the client’s browser, which may be session cookies or persistent cookies.
Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies depending on the purpose for which the data obtained is processed: technical cookies, personalisation cookies, analytics cookies, advertising cookies and behavioural advertising cookies.
Cookies used on our website
The cookies that are being used in this portal are identified below, as well as their type and function:
This website may use Google Analytics, a web analytics service developed by Google, which allows the measurement and analysis of navigation on websites. In your browser you will see cookies from this service. According to the above typology, these are first-party cookies, session cookies and analytics cookies.
Through web analytics, information is obtained on the number of users accessing the website, the number of pages viewed, the frequency and repetition of visits, their duration, the browser used, the operator providing the service, the language, the terminal used and the city to which your IP address is assigned. This information enables this portal to provide a better and more appropriate service.
To ensure anonymity, Google will anonymise your information by truncating the IP address before storing it, so that Google Analytics is not used to locate or collect personally identifiable information about visitors to the site. Google may only send the information collected by Google Analytics to third parties insofar as it is legally obliged to do so. In accordance with the Google Analytics terms of service, Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
Another cookie that is downloaded is a technical cookie that stores a unique identifier per session through which it is possible to link data necessary to enable the current navigation.
How to change your cookie settings
You can restrict, block or delete cookies from the University of Granada or any other website, using your browser. In each browser the operation is different, the ‘Help’ function will show you how to do this.
- Internet Explorer: windows.microsoft.com/es-xl/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=”ie-10″
- FireFox: support.mozilla.org/es/kb/Borrar%20cookies
- Chrome: support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=”es”
- Safari: www.apple.com/es/privacy/use-of-cookies/
The University of Granada adopts the necessary security measures in the use of information technologies, however these are not infallible and the user must be aware of this.
For this reason, the University accepts no responsibility for any damage, harm, loss, anomaly, malfunction or deterioration that may occur in users’ equipment or systems as a direct or indirect consequence of accessing this Portal, or that may be caused by viruses, Trojans or other computer programmes.
In this regard, please remember that all users of technologies provided by the University of Granada must know, accept and apply the ‘Regulations for the use of computer and communications resources’.
Likewise, it shall not be liable in cases where it is not possible to guarantee the availability and continuity of the operation of the Portal and the absence of operational failures, interruptions in the service or transmission. Furthermore, neither shall it be liable for errors in access to it or its content due to force majeure or accidents or in any other case not attributable to the University or necessary for the correct provision of the service in the event of maintenance stoppages.
Industrial and Intellectual Property rights
This Portal is the property of the University of Granada. The Intellectual and Industrial Property rights of this Portal, the CSS and HTML code, pages, screens, the information they contain, their appearance, design, logos, brands and other distinctive signs that appear on it, are the exclusive property of the University, except for those elements whose authorship or ownership is explicitly indicated.
Any improper use of the same by a person other than their legitimate owner will give rise to the exercise of the actions that legally correspond to the University and, where appropriate, to the liabilities that may arise from such exercise.
The total or partial reproduction of the contents of the Portal is authorised, provided that its public origin is expressly mentioned. If any information contained therein is quoted, its integrity and meaning will be respected.
The University of Granada assumes no responsibility for links to other websites that may be included in the Portal from time to time with the aim of providing users with more information and expanding the resources available to them, as it has no control over them. In the event of accessing their contents, users will do so under their own responsibility and under the conditions of use to which they are subject.
Websites that include links to this Portal may not include false, inaccurate or confusing indications that may mislead those who access it.