1. What Cookies are and how they work
Cookies are small informational text files that web pages can use to make the user’s experience and navigation more efficient. These cookies are installed on the computer of the person accessing the Website from any communication protocol (hereinafter, ‘the User’).
2. When and what cookies are used for
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the User may revoke consent initially given, as well as exercise the rights of access, rectification, erasure, object, restriction of processing and portability of data, by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Types of existing cookies
Cookies are classified into different categories depending on several factors, which are explained below. However, the same cookie may be found in several categories:
Cookies related to their duration
|Session Cookies||They help the Website work by navigating the page and accessing its different sections. They are kept only for as long as the session remains active.|
|Persistent Cookies||They help recognize the User in order to facilitate navigation without having to log in or register again. As it is persistent, it shall remain in the User’s browser, and SINGULAR TM shall activate it each time they enter the Website.|
|Cookies related to their origin||Proprietary Cookies||Those that are sent to the User’s device from the one managed by SINGULAR TM.|
|Third-Party Cookies||While navigating through the Website, the User may be offered a link to another website or to a social media application or website.|
|Cookies related to their usage||Security Cookies||Security cookies help detect suspicious or fraudulent activity, and ensure and support the security and functionality of the Website.|
|Personalization or preference cookies||Preference cookies allow the website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or the way it looks, such as your preferred language or the region in which you are located.|
|Analytical Cookies||Analytical cookies, also known as performance or research cookies, determine the performance of the Website, and study the functionality of the services it offers.|
Advertising, behavioral advertising cookies
|Marketing cookies are used to track website visitors. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and attractive to the user, and therefore, more valuable to publishers and third-party advertisers.|
5. Types of cookies used on the Website
5.1 Proprietary Cookies:
- Necessary Cookies: These are strictly necessary to facilitate your navigation in our Website, as well as to ensure that the content is efficiently uploaded to your device.
- Session Cookies or Moodle Session: As a User, you must accept this cookie to allow the service to operate from page to page. When you close your browser, the cookie shall be destroyed (in your browser and in the server).
- Identity Cookies or Moodle ID: This cookie is for your convenience as a User. It is limited to remember your User or Identification data within the browser, and, in case of requesting services, it remembers those you have requested. This means that when you return to the Website your name shall be automatically typed in the ‘user ID’ field; but if you want more security, do not use this option: You only need to type your name manually each time you want to enter.
5.2 Third-Party Cookies
- Social media cookies: These cookies are used for the User to share content on social media such as LinkedIn or Twitter, or to access their SINGULAR TM profile through their social media, so that the registration form fields can be filled with the data provided by users on such social platforms.
- Cookies to measure traffic on Web portals: The owner of such portals uses Google Analytics cookies to collect statistical data on user activity on the website at issue, to improve the services provided to users. These cookies allow for the analysis of user traffic by generating an anonymous user ID that is used to measure how many times a website is visited by a particular user. It also records when the website was first and last visited, when the user signed out, and the user’s territorial origin.
6. Disabling or deleting cookies
If you do not wish to receive cookies, you can change your browser settings in your device. If you access and navigate the Website without changing your browser settings, SINGULAR TM shall infer that you consent to and wish to receive cookies from the Website. You shall also have the option to review and delete cookies.
However, the User must be aware that the deactivation of cookies entails a slowdown in the communication between SINGULAR TM and the User, the need for the User to re-process their request for the provision of services, or the impossibility of providing some or certain services requested through the Website.
SINGULAR TM is not held liable in the event of some browsers preventing or hindering the deactivation or deletion of cookies. The user must ask the manufacturer or supplier of the Internet browser software for confirmation that the browser has the corresponding functionality, as well as a detailed explanation on how to achieve such disabling or deletion.
Last version: June 2019.