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This website uses its own and third-party cookies to collect statistical information on the browsing of users and improve their services with the preferences, generated from their browsing habits. We also inform you that this website complies with the provisions of the LSSI-CE and the GDPR. In this sense, cookies will not be stored in your terminal for the purposes that the User has not consented to.

What are cookies and why do we use them on the website?

A cookie is a file that is downloaded to the user’s device when they access certain websites which stores and retrieves information about the browsing activity on their computer.

Cookies allow this website, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the user’s decisions and habits. The cookies that exist on this website are necessary for it to function.

It is important to highlight that the use of cookies does not provide access to the user’s personal data

What type of cookies does the website use?

Depending on the time they remain active, Cookies can be divided into session or persistent cookies.

  • Session cookies are designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a website and are removed as soon the explorer is closed. They are normally used to store information which only needs to be kept in order to provide the service requested by the user on just one occasion.
  • Persistent cookies remain stored on the device and can be accessed and handled during a period specified by the user of the cookie, which may be from a few minutes to several years.

Additionally, depending on the organisation managing them, cookies may be classified as first-party or third-party cookies.

  • First-party cookies are sent to the user’s device from a computer or domain managed by the website publisher and are used to provide the service requested by the user.
  • Third-party cookies are sent to the user’s device from a computer or domain that is not managed by the website publisher, but by another organisation that handles data obtained from the cookies.

In terms of their purpose, the types of cookies are:

  • Technical cookies: Technical cookies allow the user to browse a website, platform or application and use the different service options found there.
  • Profiling cookies: Profiling cookies allow the user to access the service with some predefined general features based on a series of criteria on the user’s device such as language, settings, etc.
  • Analytical cookies: Analytical cookies allow the website owner to track and analyse user behaviour on the websites to which they are linked. The information collected is used to measure activity on the websites and to create users’ browsing profiles, with the aim of introducing improvements.
  • Advertising cookies: Advertising cookies allow the advertising spaces which the publisher puts on the website to be managed as efficiently as possible.

More details about the cookies we use:

Necessary cookies

  • Name: gdpr[allowed_cookies]
  • Provider: med4youth.eu
  • Purpose: stores cookies consent types 
  • Expiry period: 1 year
  • Name: gdpr[consent_cookies]
  • Provider:med4youth.eu
  • Purpose: stores user cookies acceptance
  • Expiry period: 1 year

Statistics cookies

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  • Provider:med4youth.eu
  • Purpose: session cookies responsible for keeping the session active for 30 minutes. 
  • Expiry period: 1 day
  • Name:_pk_id.8.e416
  • Provider:med4youth.eu
  • Purpose: user unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
  • Expiry period: 1 year and 1 month

Social Media cookies

  • Name: _ga, _twitter_sess, Eu_cn, Guest_id, Personalization_id, Tfw_exp.
  • Provider: Twitter
  • Purpose: Widget showing recent tweets published

Google cookies 

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., whose main office is located at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, United States (“Google”).

Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files located on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use it.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be directly transmitted and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Google will use this information on our behalf for the purpose of tracking your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services related to website activity and internet usage.

Google may transmit such information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.

Google will not associate your IP address with any other data available to Google.

If you want to learn more information about the use of the Google cookies this link: https://www.google.es/intl/es/policies/technologies/types/

Cookies on social networks 

Some pages of our websites allow users to share our content through social networks, such as Facebook, Twitter, Googles, etc. Sometimes we post videos in sites like YouTube. These sites may set a cookie when you connect to their service, which we do not control. You may want to check their websites to learn more about their Cookies Policy.

Learn more about social media cookies:

https://es-es.facebook.com/about/privacy/cookies

http://www.google.es/intl/es/policies/technologies/cookies/

https://twitter.com/privacy

http://es.about.pinterest.com/privacy/

https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388

https://vine.co/privacy

https://es.foursquare.com/legal/privacy

https://www.youtube.com/yt/policyandsafety/es/

How can the user disable the browser cookies?

The user can adjust the settings in their browser so as not to accept the use of cookies, in which case the user would not have a customized browsing experience. Choosing this setting may result in certain parts of the website not being accessible, as this may cause less effective browsing.

Most browsers currently allow the user to choose whether they want to accept cookies and which types. These settings are usually found in the “settings” or “preferences” in your browser’s menu.

These are the instructions to change the cookie settings in the main browsers:

  • Information about cookies for Internet Explorer.
  • Information about cookies for Mozilla Firefox.
  • Information about cookies for Opera.
  • Information about cookies for Google Chrome.
  • Information about cookies for Safari.

Additional information

For more information on the use of cookies and how to block them, go to www.allaboutcookies.orgwww.youronlinechoices.eu. If you have any questions or comments about our use of cookies, please contact us at legal@eurecat.org.