Cookie usage policy

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Cookies Policy

POLICY SCOPE

This policy shall be applied to the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid websites..

https://www.uc3m.es

https://portal.uc3m.es

https://intranet.uc3m.es

 

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies and other similar techniques are text or image files that the website visited installs in the user’s device (PC, smartphone, tablet, etc.) to register their search activity on the different pages and sections of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid websites.

The cookies are solely associated with an ID that identifies the device and the browser used in each visit, and as such does not provide references which would allow other personal user data to be extracted.

WHAT ARE UNIVERSIDAD CARLOS III DE MADRID WEBSITE COOKIES USED FOR?

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid websites uses cookies to:

a) Offer the user content and information customized to their interests and to facilitate browsing on our web pages.

b) Register user preferences and provide the fastest access possible.

c) Personalize services offered by the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid websites, facilitating and providing each user with information that could be of interest, based on their use of these web pages.

d) Determine the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid services searched for by the users, so as to facilitate and provide suitable information adapted to user likes and preferences.

e) Undertake marketing campaigns for Universidad Carlos III de Madrid activities in third party advertising networks.

Additionally, those users who log in or who initiate sessions and carry out authenticated Universidad Carlos III de Madrid website searches, can benefit from services that are customized according to their profile. These users expressly authorize the use of the information registry for this purpose, without affecting their right to opt out of or disable the use of Cookies.  All information will be treated according to the privacy policy or privacy clause that the user accepts upon registration, and in accordance to what is set out in this Cookie Policy.

WHAT TYPE OF COOKIES ARE ON THE UNIVERSIDAD CARLOS III DE MADRID WEBSITE AND WHAT ARE THEY USED FOR?

Depending on their duration, the cookies can be divided into:

  • Session cookies: These expire when the user closes the browser and are erased from that PC or device at that moment.
  • Persistent cookies: These expire depending on when their purpose is met (for example, so that the user stays identified in Universidad Carlos III de Madrid services) or when they are manually erased.

Depending who creates the cookie, they are classified into:

  • Our own cookies: These are what our Web Services place on your PC or device and they are exclusively administered by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. These Cookies remain in your browser, allowing identification as a regular user on the website and the user content to be personalized and customized according to the user’s preferences.  .
  • Third-party cookies: These are placed by entities  outside Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

According to the purpose that data obtained is used for:

  • Technical cookies: These allow the user to browse a webpage, platform or app and use their existing options and services, such as for example, managing data traffic and communication, identifying the session, visiting restricted access sections, remembering the elements on an order, placing an order, signing up for or participating in an event, using security elements during a search, storing content for video or sound streaming or sharing content in social networks.
  • Personalization of cookies.These allow the user to access the service with some pre-defined characteristics of a general nature according to a series of criteria in the user terminal, such as for example, language, the type of browser through which the service is accessed, the regional setting the service is accessed from, etc.
  • Cookies for analysis and advertising purposes: These allow those the responsible parties to monitor and analyze user behavior on the webpages they are linked to.Information gathered through these types of cookies is used to measure website, app or platform activity and to construct user search profiles on said sites, apps or platforms, aimed at improvements according to analysis of user data for the service.These cookies are likewise used to display relevant advertising from third party webpages according to the user’s browsing profile on our website.

WHAT TYPE OF COOKIES CAN BE INSTALLED ON UNIVERSIDAD CARLOS III DE MADRID WEBSITES??

Our own cookies

 

Access to Universidad Carlos III de Madrid websites implies that the cookies detailed out in the following table could be installed:

Cookie type Description Purpose/Information Duration
AdAS Registry Registry cookies are generated when the user logs in or has opened a previous session, and are used to identify the user in the Services. Keeps the user identified, even if our site or the browser is closed, so that when the users enters the same site again, they will continue to be identified. If the users closes the session, the cookie will be eliminated, and the next time the user will have to be identified. Verifies if the user is authorized to access certain services. Persistent

 

Cookies de terceros

Tipo de cookies Descripción Finalidad/Inforamción Plazo de tratamiento

Preferencias

Sesión

Procesos

Estado de sesión

Se generan cuando un usuario accede a un servicio ofrecido por la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid basado en los servicios de identidad y autenticación de Google. Mantener al usuario identificado, incluso si cierra nuestro sitio o el navegador, de modo que cuando vuelva a entrar en el mismo sitio seguirá identificado. Mostrar al usuario los servicios en el idioma correcto. Comprobar si el usuario está autorizado para acceder a ciertos servicios. Puede consultarse la descripción completa de estas cookies en el siguiente enlace: ; Google
Analíticas Cada vez que un Usuario visita un Servicio, una herramienta de un proveedor externo genera una Cookie analítica en el ordenador del Usuario. Esta Cookie que sólo se genera en la visita, servirá en próximas visitas a los Servicios de la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid para identificar de forma anónima al visitante. Permitir la identificación anónima de los usuarios navegantes a través de la “Cookie” (identifica navegadores y dispositivos, no personas) y por lo tanto la contabilización aproximada del número de visitantes y su tendencia en el tiempo. Identificar de forma anónima los contenidos más visitados y más atractivos para los usuarios. Saber si el usuario que está accediendo es nuevo o repite visita. Caracterizar el público que visita que nuestras web con información relativa a sus gustos, intereses, franja de edad, idioma y localización, en base a la información que proporciona Google Analytics. . Dichas Cookies sólo serán utilizadas con propósitos estadísticos que ayuden a la optimización y mejora de la experiencia de los usuarios en el sitio y obtener un perfil estadístico de nuestra audiencia. GOOGLE ANALYTICS
Publicidad comportamental Además de la publicidad gestionada y publicada de manera directa por la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid en sus Webs, la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid puede contratar anuncios en plataformas de publicidad de terceros. Estas cookies permiten conocer los intereses de los visitantes de nuestras webs,  ofrecerles publicidad personalizada de la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid a través de dichas redes de publicidad en otros sitios web y servicios, y medir los resultados de dichas campañas. De este modo, estos terceros pueden almacenar Cookies enviadas desde nuestras webs y servicios en los navegadores de los Usuarios, así como acceder a los datos que en ellas se guardan. Las empresas que generan estas Cookies tienen sus propias políticas de privacidad. En la actualidad, las Webs de la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid utilizan:

DFP/ ADX (GOOGLE)

WEBORAMA

FACEBOOK

GOOGLE/Ver

TWITTER(*)

HOW CAN YOU OPT OUT OF COOKIES?

The user can opt out of installation of third-party cookies by accessing the privacy policy or opt-out systems for each third party via the link in the table above. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid is not responsible for the privacy policies of third parties included in this Cookies Policy. 

Furthermore, the user block the use of certain cookies through the following services:

At the same time, the User may at any time, opt out of Cookies installation through their browser setting:

  • Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings. For more information, contact Microsoft support or Help on your browser.
  • Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> Browsing History-> Personalized Settings. For more information, contact Mozilla Support or Help on your browser.
  • Chrome: Settings -> Show advanced options-> Privacy -> Content settings. For more information, contact Google Support or Help on your browser.
  • Safari: Preferences -> Security. For more information, contact Apple Support or Help on your browser.

WHAT HAPPENS IF COOKIES ARE DISABLED?

Some of the functionalities of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid websites could be disabled, such as for example, reception of content that is locally relevant or ability to view certain videos.

 

DOES THE USE OF COOKIES AFFECT THE PROTECTION OF MY PERSONAL DATA?

Despite the fact that the majority of cookies are anonymous and do not allow user identity to be obtained, some of the codes they include serve to single out or personalize the device’s browser, and as such, in these cases, the personal data protection regulation would apply.

As such, we inform you that information obtained through cookies will be incorporated into data treated by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid with the purposes and terms indicated in this present Policy.

Accordingly, this data will also be incorporated into the files of the provider companies of the Third Party Cookies stated in this document and treated with the purposes indicated on their respective privacy policies, which are linked to this document.  

The legal basis governing these treatments is the user consent, given at some point during use of any search on Universidad Carlos III de Madrid websites; nevertheless, the user can opt out of the use of cookies through the mechanisms indicated on each Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Website and on this present policy.

However, bearing in mind that these codes do not permit User identification, the rights to access, retraction, suppression, opposition, limitation and portability recognized in the data protection regulation will not be applicable, unless the user is able provide additional information that allows their identity to be linked to the Cookies.   

In the case where the user considers that their data protection rights have been violated, an official complaint with the Agencia Española de Protección de Datos (www.agpd.es) (the Spanish Data Protection Agency) or with the Delegado de Protección de Datos de la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (dpd@uc3m.es) (Data Protection Representative).

UPDATES AND CHANGES IN THE PRIVACY/COOKIES POLICY:

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid webpages can modify this Cookie Policy according to the legislative and regulatory requirements, or with the purpose of adapting said policy to the instructions of the Agencia Española de Protección de Datos, which the User is advised to periodically visit.

INFORMED CONSENT:

Use of this page hereby implies that you give your express and unequivocal consent to the use of cookies, under the terms and conditions set out in this Cookie Policy, without forfeiting the measures to disable and eliminate Cookies that you can adopt, and which appear in the above section.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO CONTACT US?

SYou can contact us at :(dpd@uc3m.es)