COOKIES POLICY

Universia España Red de Universidades,, S.A., filed with the Companies Registry of Madrid at volume 33109, book 0, folio 109, section 8, sheet no. M-264916, entry 112, and bearing tax number (Spanish C.I.F.) A82726639; and Universia Holding, S.L., filed with the Companies Registry of Madrid at volume 16,547, folio 107, sheet number M-28189, entry 4 and bearing tax number (Spanish C.I.F.) B82976515, both companies having their registered office at Avda. Cantabria s/n, Boadilla del Monte, Madrid, Spain (known jointly as “UNIVERSIA”), now publish this Cookies Policy for the attention of any person using the various Internet portals they own (“Users” or “User”). This policy is there to inform Users of the different types of cookies they may encounter while browsing the portals of UNIVERSIA so that they may authorise their use.

1. Universia portals included in this Cookies Policy

The portals governed by this Cookies Policy (the “Universia Portals” or simply the “Portals”) and the entities that own and are ultimately responsible for the Portals (known jointly as “UNIVERSIA” or the “Portal owners”) are as follows:

  • www.universia.com.ar, owned by PORTAL UNIVERSIA ARGENTINA S.A., with registered office at Defensa 119, 6º Piso, CP1065AAA - Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • www.universia.com.br, owned by UNIVERSIA BRASIL, S.A., with registered office at Av. Juscelino Kubitschek, 2235 - 21º andar - Vila Olímpia, 04543-011 - São Paulo - SP – Brazil.
  • www.universia.cl, owned by UNIVERSIA CHILE, S.A., with registered office at Bandera 150, piso 9, Santiago de Chile, Chile.
  • www.universia.net.co, owned by UNIVERSIA COLOMBIA, S.A., with registered office at Calle 98 N.° 22 - 64. Oficina 315, Bogotá, Colombia.
  • www.universia.net.mx, owned by UNIVERSIA MÉXICO, S.A. de C.V., with registered office at Av. Vasco de Quiroga 3900 Torre C 5° Piso Col. Lomas de Santa Fe 05300, Mexico D.C.
  • universia.edu.pe, owned by UNIVERSIA PERU, S.A., with registered office at Calle Francisco Masías 544, Oficina 1501, San Isidro, Lima 27, Peru.
  • www.universia.pt, owned by PORTAL UNIVERSIA PORTUGAL – PRESTAÇÃO DE SERVIÇOS INFORMÁTICOS, S.A., with registered office at Rua do Ouro nº 88, Lisbon 1100-063, Portugal.
  • www.universia.edu.uy, owned by UNIVERSIA URUGUAY, S.A., with registered office at José Martí 3216, Montevideo (Uruguay).
  • www.universia.ad, www.universia.com.bo, www.universia.cr, www.universia.com.ec, www.universia.com.sv, www.universia.es, www.universia.com.gt, www.universia.hn, www.univesrsia.com.ni, www.universia.com.pa, www.universia.com.py, www.universia.pr, www.universia.com.do, www.universia.com.sv and www.universia.edu.ve, owned by UNIVERSIA ESPAÑA RED DE UNIVERSIDADES, S.A., with tax number A-82726639, filed with the Companies Registry of Madrid at volume 15,717, book 0, Folio 1, section 8, sheet no. M-264916, entry 1, and having registered office at Avda. Cantabria s/n, Edificio Arrecife, Planta 00, Boadilla del Monte, Madrid, Spain.
  • www.universia.net, owned and controlled by UNIVERSIA HOLDING, S.L., with tax number B-82976515, filed with the Companies Registry of Madrid at volume 16,547, book 0, folio 103, section 8, sheet no. M-281891, entry 1, and having registered office at Avda Cantabria s/n, Boadilla del Monte, Madrid, Spain.

The aforementioned UNIVERSIA companies are responsible and liable solely and exclusively for those Portals they manage. Accordingly, they will not be held liable for the management of the Portals by any other owner.

Likewise, no UNIVERSIA company will be held liable for the areas or sections of their Portals, or for sites to which links appear on those Portals, that are managed by third parties or other UNIVERSIA companies.

The contact e-mail address of the aforementioned entities responsible and liable for the Portals governed by these general terms of use is contacto@universia.net.

Users can also obtain personal help and support by contacting UNIVERSIA at https://contacto.universia.net.

In accordance with the Legal Notice, the aforementioned UNIVERSIA companies are responsible and liable solely and exclusively for those Portals they manage. Accordingly, they will not be held liable for the management of the Portals by any other owner.

 2. What are Cookies?

Cookies are files that are stored on the computer of any User who browses the Internet and which, in particular, contain a number allowing the User’s computer to be unmistakeably identified, even when its location or IP address changes.

Cookies are installed while browsing the Internet, either by the websites that the User visits or by third parties with which the website is associated, allowing them to track the User’s activity on that site or on other associated sites, such as: the location from which it is accessed, the connection time, the device from which it is accessed (fixed or mobile), the operating system and browser used, the most visited pages, the number of clicks and data regarding the User's online habits and behaviour.

While the Portals may be accessed even when the User has disabled cookies, they may not work correctly if cookies are disabled.

3. Authorisation to use cookies

Users of or visitors to the Portals expressly agree to the use of cookies in accordance with the descriptions provided in this Cookies Policy, except where they have changed their browser settings to disable cookies.

4. Revoking authorisation to use cookies and browser settings

To revoke authorisation to use cookies, the User will need to remove the cookies that have already been installed. To do so, they should follow the instructions provided by their browser. All browsers allow cookies to be disabled. This is why most browsers allow Users to control their privacy by changing their cookie settings.

These settings are normally found under “Internet options” or “Preferences” in the browser menu. Click on the following links to view instructions on how to disable cookies for each browser.

Firefox: https://goo.gl/QXWYmv

Internet Explorer: https://goo.gl/iU2wh2 

Safari: https://goo.gl/Bde8qo 

Opera: https://goo.gl/7PoyNw 

Chrome: https://goo.gl/fQnkSB

5. Types of cookie used on the Portal

Users browsing the Portals may encounter cookies that have been inserted directly by UNIVERSIA ESPAÑA RED DE UNIVERSIDADES, or cookies that have been installed by other entities, as explained in the following sections.

5.1. Essential cookies inserted by UNIVERSIA ESPAÑA RED DE UNIVERSIDADES (proprietary cookies)

UNIVERSIA ESPAÑA RED DE UNIVERSIDADES uses essential proprietary cookies to enhance the browsing experience on the Portal and to ensure that site content loads properly.

Specifically, the Portal makes use of proprietary session cookies, meaning temporary cookies that expire and are automatically deleted when the User closes the browser. These cookies allow the Portal to run smoothly and efficiently. They are therefore essential if the User is to access all options available on the Portal and browse and use all Portal functions without any incident arising.

Cookie*

Function

policyCookie_es

Cookies notification control

Jssesionid

User session

_icl_current_language

Sets the language

 

5.2. Cookies included by third parties other than UNIVERSIA ESPAÑA RED DE UNIVERSIDADES (Third-party cookies)

The following entities other than UNIVERSIA ESPAÑA RED DE UNIVERSIDADES use cookies on the Website for the purposes likewise described below:

  • Social network cookies: UNIVERSIA uses Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google Plus cookies to allow Users to share Portal content across those social networks and to enable registration on the Portals. These cookies allow the data provided by the social networks to be inserted directly into the fields on the Portal registration form.
  • Cookies for measuring traffic on the Portals: UNIVERSIA uses the cookies of Google Analytics, Certifica Metric and DataXpand to gather statistical data on User activity across the Portals so as to enhance the services it provides to those Users. These cookies analyse User traffic, generating an anonymous user ID that can be used to measure how many times a User visits the Portal. It also logs when the User first and last visited the Portal, when a session finishes and the User’s IP address.
  • Advertising cookies: UNIVERSIAemploys cookies hosted by third-party companies that manage the spaces used for UNIVERSIA advertising, to which Users have access. These cookies allow us to measure the effectiveness of our online campaigns, while providing information of interest to Users and offering advertising content tailored to their tastes and preferences.

 

Provider

Purpose of the cookie

Description of purpose and common identifiers

Google

Analytics

Google Analytics cookies. Generate an anonymous user ID, which is used to count how many times a User visits the site. They also log the first and last time the User visited the site. They also calculate when a session has ended and log the User's IP address and keywords.
__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz

ScorecardResearch

Analytics

Browsing time, websites visited and anonymous information on the User's browsing activity.
CP1, UID, UIDR

DataXpand

Analytics

Counts the number of times an anonymous user has visited the website and what sections of the site they visited. This information is used to enhance the user experience by customising the appearance of advertising. It may also be used by third parties for the same purpose.

YouTube

Analytics

These cookies store information on how YouTube videos are used so as to make improvements and provide information on the videos viewed.

 

ACTIVITY, APISID, CLAD, GED_PLAYLIST_ACTIVITY, GEUP, HSID, LOGIN_INFO, PREF, SAPISID, SID, SSID, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

Facebook

Social buttons

Found on the “Like” social button included on certain web pages. They are needed to recognise a user logged in with a Facebook account and to count clicks on that button.
datr, reg_ext_ref, reg_fb_gate, reg_fb_ref

Twitter

Social buttons

Found on the “Tweet” social button included on certain web pages. Needed to recognise a user logged in with a Facebook account and to count clicks on that button.
__utma, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz, _twitter_sess, eu_cn, guest_id

 

6. Doubts and queries regarding the Cookies Policy

For any doubts or queries regarding the Cookie Policy of the Portals, please contact UNIVERSIA at the following address: contacto@universia.net.