What are cookies?
A cookie is a small piece of text that websites you visit send to your browser that allows the website to remember information about your visit, such as your preferred language and other choices, to facilitate your next visit and make the site more useful to you. Cookies play a very important role and contribute to improving the user’s browsing experience.
Types of cookies
Depending on who manages the domain from which cookies are sent and the processing of the data obtained, two types can be distinguished: own 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 that includes five types of cookies depending on the purpose for which the obtained data are processed: technical cookies, personalized cookies, analytical cookies, advertising cookies and advertising cookies. Behavioral.
Cookies used on the site
The cookies used on this portal are specified below, as well as their type and function.
The University of Granada website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service developed by Google, which allows the measurement and analysis of navigation on web pages. In your browser you can see the cookies from this service. According to the previous classification, these are first-party, session and analysis cookies.
Through web analytics, information is obtained regarding the number of users accessing the site, the number of pages viewed, the frequency and duration of visits, the browser used, the operator providing the service, and the language. Which you are using and the city your IP address is assigned to. Information that allows a better and more convenient service from this portal.
To ensure anonymity, Google will anonymize your information by truncating your IP address before storing it, so Google Analytics is not used to locate or collect personally identifiable information from site visitors. Google may only transmit information collected by Google Analytics to third parties where legally required to do so. Under the Google Analytics Terms of Service, Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
How to modify your cookie settings
You can restrict, block or delete cookies from the University of Granada or any other website, using your browser. The process is different in each browser, and the Help function will show you how to do it.