Cookies Policy

The installation of cookies may involve the processing of personal data that is carried out by IMDEA MATERIALS. You can consult more information about the person responsible for the treatment and the exercise of your rights in the Privacy Policy section of this website.

Said data processing is carried out with your consent, for which we then indicate the purpose of each type of cookie we use. During the navigation third-party cookies are installed and their expiration is indicated for each type in the box that you will find in the section What types of cookies do we use? of this document. You can withdraw your consent at any time by configuring your browser.

This cookie policy describes the different types of cookies we use and allows you to accept or reject them. It is subject to periodic updates and may at all times consult the date of the last update. Its purpose is to help you understand the use we make of cookies, the purpose of the cookies used, as well as the options that the user has to manage them.

Users can access this information at any time through the link enabled on the web. They may also modify their preferences regarding the acceptance of cookies through their browser options.

What is a cookie?

A “cookie” is a small text file that a website stores in the user’s browser. Cookies facilitate the use and navigation of a web page and are essential for the operation of the internet, providing innumerable advantages in the provision of interactive services.

Cookies are used, for example, to recognize the user and remember information that will make the use of the site more comfortable (such as their preferences), or to personalize the way the content is displayed. The specific uses we make of these technologies are described in this policy.

Cookies can be “session”, so they will be deleted once the user leaves the web page that generated them, or “persistent”, which remain on their computer until a certain date.

Likewise, cookies can be “own”, managed by the domain that the user accesses and from which a certain service is requested (in this case the domain owned by IMDEA MATERIALS) or “third party cookies”, sent to the user equipment from a different domain than the one accessed.

How can I disable the use of cookies?

If the user so wishes, it is possible to stop accepting browser cookies, or stop accepting cookies from a particular service. The rejection of cookies that are strictly necessary may affect the functionalities of the site during its use.

Please note that if you accept third-party cookies, you must delete them from the browser options. Browsers allow you to change cookie settings. These settings are usually found in the “Options” or “Preferences” of the browser menu.

The user may, at any time, disable the use of cookies on this website by following the instructions in the following links:

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What types of cookies do we use?

We use technical cookies, which allow the user to navigate through the website and use the different options that exist, including those that allow the management and operation of the website and enable its functions and services, such as For example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access restricted access parts or make the application for registration or participation in an event. Without these cookies, the operation of the website cannot be guaranteed.

Also analysis or measurement cookies, which are treated by us or by third parties, are those that allow quantifying the number of users, as well as the monitoring and statistical analysis of the use made of the website.

Here is a list of the different types of cookies we use:

Provider Name Type Expiration Purpose
_ga Google Analytics Analytics 2 Years It stores a unique client identifier and serves to control unique visits, user data, campaigns …
_gat Google Analytics Analytics 10 minutes It is used to differentiate between the different tracking objects created in the session. It is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
_gid Google Analytics Analytics 24 hours It is used to distinguish users.
IMDEA MATERIALES Functional Inmediate The necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that guarantee basic functionalities and website security features. These cookies do not store any personal information.

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