Cookies Policy

Cookies Policy

Cookies are files that can be downloaded to your computer through web pages. They are tools that play an essential role in the provision of numerous information society services. Among others functions, they allow a web page to store and retrieve information about a user's or their computer's browsing habits and, depending on the information obtained, can be used to recognised the user and improve the service offered.

Cookies used on the website

Depending on who is the entity that manages the domain from which cookies are sent and processes the data obtained, two types can be distinguished: proprietary cookies and third-party cookies.

There is also a second classification according to the length of time that they remain stored in the customer's browser, which may be session cookies or persistent cookies.

Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data are processed: technical cookies, personalisation cookies, analytic cookies, advertising cookies and behavioural advertising cookies. For more information on this, please refer to the Spanish Data Protection Agency's Guide for the use of cookies.

Types of Cookies

The following are the cookies that are being used in this portal, as well as their type and function:

The Refernet Spain website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service developed by Google, which allows browsing on web pages to be measured and analysed. In your browser you will be able to observe four cookies of this service. According to the above type, these are own cookies, session and analytic cookies. You can find more information about this and disable the use of these cookies.

Web analytics provides information about 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 they use, or the city to which the IP address is assigned. Information that enables a better and more appropriate service by this portal.

Another cookie that is downloaded is a technical cookie called ASP.NET_SessionId. This cookie allows you to store a unique identifier per session through which required data can be linked to enable browsing in progress.

Acceptance of Cookies

The Foundation assumes that you accept the use of cookies. However, it displays information about its Cookie Policy at the top of any portal page with each login in order for you to be aware. The following actions can be carried out with this information:

Accept cookies. This notice will not be displayed again when accessing any portal page during this session.

Close. The notice is hidden on this page.

Modify your settings. You can learn more about what cookies are, read the Foundation's Cookie Policy, and change your browser settings.

How to modify cookie settings?

You may restrict, block or delete the cookies from the Foundation or any other website, using your browser. The operation is different in every browser, the 'Help' function will show you how to do it.

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In addition, you can also manage the storage of cookies on your browser using tools such as:


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