Cookies policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files where web browsers store information as you visit a website. Cookies can gather data such as your IP address, the address of the webpage you’re visiting, your operating system and your browser language, as well as other information. This information is not linked to a specific person; it is only statistical information which is used to analyse the visibility of the different content on the website. Depending on the information cookies contain and the way they are used on a computer or mobile device, however, they can be used to identify the user. There are first-party and third-party cookies, depending on who manages the domain they are sent from and from which the data obtained is processed.

In compliance with Article 22 of the law on information society services and e-commerce and the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD) guide on the use of cookies, we inform you that this website uses cookies.

What cookies does CIDOB use?

Our website uses the following types of cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: cookies that allow the user to access the service with predefined features, such as language, browser type, regional configuration, etc.
  • Analytical cookies: we use third-party cookies from Google Analytics to carry out statistical analysis of the use of our website, navigation routes and web interaction.

Using our cookies does not entail any profiling or automated decision-making which produces legal effects concerning the user or similarly significantly affects the user.

International data transfers

No international transfers of personal data are made.

While the information extracted from analytical cookies may be transferred outside the European Economic Area, no international transfers of personal data are made, since this information does not allow users to be identified, nor is it used to distinguish one user from another or to carry out individualised tracking.

Cookie retention period

Cookies will be kept for a minimum period of the browsing session and a maximum of one year. Users can revoke their consent through the mechanisms described in the following section, totally or partially deleting cookies as desired.

How can I manage cookies in my browser?

Cookies are installed only when a user authorises their installation in their browser. No personal or confidential user data or behaviour profiles are collected, guaranteeing user anonymity.

Cookies are installed only when a user ACCEPTS their use in a popup or banner the first time that they access the website.

Users can refuse or revoke consent to the use of cookies at any time. Users who do not wish to receive cookies, who want to limit installation to certain cookies or who wish to be informed of their use can adjust their browser settings accordingly.

Instructions on how to manage cookies on the most common browsers can be found at the following links:

If you use other browsers or platforms, please refer to the specific literature provided by the browser developer.

If you block the use of cookies in your browser, some services and functionalities of the website may not be available.