Cookie policy

What is a cookie?
Cookies are files that are downloaded to the user's device (computer/Smartphone/tablet) when accessing certain websites and which are stored in the device's memory. Among other things, cookies make it possible to store and recover information regarding the browsing habits of a user, or the user's device, see which pages are visited and the connection time, and to analyse the functioning of a website in the case of technical problems, etc. Depending on the information contained and the manner in which the device is used, cookies may be used to recognise the user.

What types of cookies exist?
There are various types of cookies classified by different criteria:

Classified by ownership:

  • Own cookies. These belong to EUROsociAL.
  • Third-party cookies. These are owned by a third party, other than EUROsociAL, which is the party that processes the information collected.

Classified by purpose:

  • Technical and/or personalisation cookies. These serve to improve service, track incidents, recognise the user, etc.
  • Analysis and/or advertising cookies. These serve to analyse browsing information and offer advertising, whether generic or personalised.

What is the use of cookies?
Cookies are used to offer you services and/or personalised advertising, analyse the functioning of the system, recognise you when you access the site as a user, trace any incidents or problems that may arise and solve them as soon as possible, as well as to analyse and measure the usage and activity of the website. 

Is my consent required to install a cookie?
User consent is not required for installation of technical cookies or those which are strictly necessary for provision of an information society service expressly requested by the beneficiary.
For all others, consent by the interested party is required, and this may be requested in different ways. In the case of EUROsociAL, this consent shall be understood to exist if you continue using the website, without prejudice to your right to revoke this at any time and deactivate the cookies.

What cookies does EUROsociAL currently use?
ANALYTICS: These are cookies, either processed by ourselves or by third parties, that allow us to quantify the number of users and thus conduct the measure and analyse how users utilise the service offered. To do this, your browsing activities on our website are analysed in order to improve our product or service offering.

The information collected by analysis cookies is processed by EUROsociAL and three third parties (Google, Add This and Twitter

Said companies provide the audience analysis service for our website and may use these data to improve their own services and offer services to other companies.

You can find out about these and other uses by clicking the indicated links.

This tool does not collect information on first or last names of users, or the postal address of the location from which they connect. The information collected is related to the number of pages visited, the language, social networks on which our news is published, the city associated with the IP address from which the user accesses the site, the number of users that visit us, the frequency and recurrence of the visits, the length of visits, the browser used, the operator or type of device from which the visit is made.

We use this information to improve our website, detect new needs and assess possible improvements to introduce for the purpose of providing better service to the users that visit us.

How can I deactivate cookies?
Most browsers indicate how to configure their product to not accept cookies, to receive notification each time a new cookie is received, or to deactivate them completely. To control how your information is used, you can configure the browser on your device in the manner that best suits you.

In any case, you are advised that if you deactivate technical and/or functional cookies, the quality of the website may decline or it may be more difficult for the site to identify you.
We list the following links where you can find further information on the different browsers: