What are cookies?
A cookie is a small piece of text that the websites you visit send to your browser that allows the website to remember information about your visit, such as your preferred language and other options, in order to facilitate your next visit and make the site more useful to you. Cookies play a very important role and contribute to a better browsing experience for the user.
Types of cookies
Depending on the entity that manages the domain from which the cookies are sent and the data obtained are processed, two types of cookies can be distinguished: first-party 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 with five types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data obtained is processed: technical cookies, personalisation cookies, analysis cookies, advertising cookies and behavioural advertising cookies.
Cookies used on the website
The cookies that are being used on this website are identified below, as well as their type and function:
The website of the University of Granada 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 will be able to see cookies from this service. According to the above typology, these are own cookies, session cookies and analysis cookies.
Through web analytics, information is obtained on 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 used and the city to which your IP address is assigned. This information enables this portal to provide a better and more appropriate service.
To ensure anonymity, Google will anonymise your information by truncating the IP address before storing it, so that Google Analytics is not used to locate or collect personally identifiable information about visitors to the site. Google may only send the information collected by Google Analytics to third parties insofar as it is legally obliged to do so. In accordance with the Google Analytics terms of service, Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
Other (technical) cookies used on this website:
Acceptance of cookies policy
How to change your cookie settings
You can configure the cookies of this website on this page.
You can also restrict, block or delete cookies from the University of Granada or any other website, using your browser. In each browser the operation is different, the “Help” function will show you how to do this.