1. What are cookies?
Cookies are text files which are downloaded onto the user’s terminal (computer, tablet, mobile telephone, etc.) and which are stored in the browser’s memory. These files can be used for many different purposes, such as recognizing you as a user, obtaining information about your browsing habits, or personalizing the way in which content is presented.
The term “cookie” also includes other similar technologies that may be installed on the user’s terminal and that collect information about the user or the user’s terminal (such as flash cookies, web beacons or bugs, pixels or HTML5 local storage, etc.). These technologies can be used with cookies to collect and store information, to provide and store user information, to offer the user certain web functionalities or services, or to display personalized advertising based on the user’s browsing on third-party websites.
Universities 4 Good Health’s specific uses of these technologies are set out below. Technical or strictly necessary cookies are enabled by default, as these are essential for the website to function correctly.
2. What types of cookies does the Universities 4 Good Health use?
The cookies used by the Universities 4 Good Health can fall into the following categories:
- Depending on the organization that manages them:
- First-party. These cookies are sent to the user’s terminal via a computer or domain managed by the Universities 4 Good Health.
- Third-party. These are cookies that are sent to the user’s terminal from a computer or domain that is not managed or controlled by the Universities 4 Good Health. They are sent by a third-party domain, which processes the data obtained through the cookies.
- Depending on the period of time they remain activated:
- Session. These cookies collect data while the user browses the Universities 4 Good Health website in order to provide the requested service. They expire or are deleted after a short period of time, or when the browser is closed.
- Persistent. These cookies are saved on the user’s terminal. They expire or are deleted after a medium or long period of time.
3. What are the purposes of the cookies used by the Universities 4 Good Health?
Only technical or strictly necessary cookies are used.
These cookies are necessary for the optimal functioning of this website and cannot be disabled from our systems. They are generally configured to respond to actions you have taken to receive services, such as adjusting your privacy preferences, logging into the website or filling in forms. You can configure your browser to alert you to the presence of these cookies or to block them. However, you will not be able to access certain sections and some functionalities will not be available. These cookies do not store any personal information.
4. How can I manage the cookies used by the Universities 4 Good Health?
On the cookies configuration panel, which is accessible from the Universities 4 Good Health website at all times, you can find all the information about the cookies used by this website, as well as other relevant information about the purpose, duration and management (first-party or third-party) of each one of them.
For more information on the use, management and settings of cookies in browsers, we recommend visiting www.aboutcookies.org.
The cookie use settings can be modified at any time. Please note that both the cookies settings panel selection and the browser settings are specific to the browser you are using. This means that if you configure cookies in a specific way and you want the settings to apply in a similar way on another browser or device, you will need to select the same options on the other browser or device.