In order to work well, the web pages belonging to Vall d’Hebron Barcelona Hospital Campus collect browsing data known as “cookies”.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files stored on the computer, mobile phone or other device used to visit our portals, or when a native application is used on a mobile or tablet. Some of these are session cookies, which only store data whilst the user is on the website. These only gather technical information to identify the session with the aim of facilitating use of the website and statistical measurements, which allow users’ behaviour and profiles to be analysed anonymously. Some are permanent cookies, which store data on the device to be accessed and used in more than one session.
What type of cookies do we use?
This website uses own and third-party cookies that are both temporary session cookies and permanent cookies. Depending on how each application works, it may be necessary to have more of your information, to keep a session open, access a device library, etc. This is always justifiable and proportional to the services requested. Cookies are only used to provide access to the website. Depending on what the data obtained through cookies is to be used for, our digital areas may use:
Cookies that allow the user to browse the website or application and to use the different options and services found there. For example to identify the session, to access restricted areas of the website, to carry out registration or participation in an event, to use security tools during browsing and to store content, share videos, and so on.
Cookies that allow the user to access the service with some general characteristics predefined on their device or which are defined by them. For example, language, type of browser used to access the service, geolocation of the terminal and regional settings according to where the service is accessed from.
Cookies that allow tracking and analysis of user behaviour on the website. Information obtained through this type of cookies is used to measure activity on the website, application or platform, and to create browsing profiles of users from these locations, to introduce improvements to the service according to the usage data from users. Vall d’Hebron Barcelona Hospital Campus uses Google Analytics.
En algunes pàgines web es poden instal·lar cookies de tercers que permeten gestionar i millorar els serveis oferts.
- Third-party cookies may be installed on this website to manage and improve the services offered.
- For these statistical services we use Google Analytics.
- We use Google Search Console as a general internet search engine.
- We also use AddThis (Oracle) to share our content on social media.
How can I manage browser cookies?
Users have the option to allow, block or delete cookies installed on their device using the browser settings option on their device:
Some browsers allow you to configure specific rules to manage website cookies, offering more accurate control over privacy. This means that cookies can be disabled on all except trusted websites.