The  Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas (IIM) reports about the use of cookies on its web pages. 

 

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are small text files that are stored by the browser on your computer, smartphone or other device when you access the Internet. They allow websites to store things like user preferences. You can think of cookies as providing a “memory” for the website, so that it can recognise you when you come back and respond appropriately. 

 

TYPES OF COOKIES

According to who is the entity that manages the domain from where the cookies are sent and try the data obtained can be distinguished two types: own cookies and third-party cookies. There is also a second classification according to the time frame that remain stored in the browser of the client, and these cookies could be “session cookie” and “stored cookie”.

Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data are processed: technical cookies, personalization cookies, cookies for analysis, advertising cookies and behavioral advertising cookies. 

For more information on this subject refer to the Guide on the use of cookies from the Spanish Agency of data protection

 

COOKIES USED ON THE WEBSITE

The Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas web page use those cookies strictly necessary for thecnical reasons, to maintain and provide an experience of correct navigation, such as session cookies. 

 

ACEPTANCE OF COOKIES POLICY

The Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas assumes that you accept the use of cookies. However, at the footer of any page is displayed information about our Cookies policy so that, their users are aware of it.

With this information it is possible to carry out the following actions:

  • Accept cookies: if the user clicks the acceptance button, the notice will not be displayed when the user access to any page of the portal.
  • Review the cookies policy: The user may access to the current page which details the use of cookies, as well as links to modify the browser settings. 

 

HOW TO MODIFY COOKIES CONFIGURATION

You can restrict, block or delete cookies already stored on your computer from Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas or any other web page. In each browser is different, the tool “Help will show you how to do it.