Cookies are small text files which can be used by websites to enable the user to make more effective use of the website.
The law establishes that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the functioning of this website. We require your permission for all other kinds of cookies.
This website uses different kinds of cookies. The cookies which appear on our pages sometimes come from third-party services.
Depending on the body which manages them:
First-party cookies. These are cookies sent from a computer or domain managed by the IRTA to the user’s device.
Third-party cookies. These are cookies sent to the user’s device from a computer or domain which is not managed or controlled by the IRTA. In this case, the cookies installed by the IRTA which compile information managed by third parties are also included. Third-party cookies may be used to measure and analyse users’ behaviour in order to improve their experience on the IRTA’s website.
Depending on the period of time the device remains switched on:
Session cookies. These collect data while the user is browsing on the IRTA’s website in order to provide the requested service. They expire or are deleted when the browser is closed.
Persistent cookies. These are stored on the user’s device. They expire within the mid or long term or never expire.
Depending on the purpose:
Technical cookies. These are necessary for browsing the web page properly.
Customization cookies. These enable the user to define the features (e.g. language) for browsing the web page.
Analytical cookies. These enable the IRTA to perform analysis linked to the user’s browsing to monitor use of the web page, as well as to produce statistics on the most popular contents, the number of visitors, etc.
The purposes of the cookies used by the IRTA are as follows:
Technical cookies. The purpose of these kinds of cookies is to ensure that browsing the page is performed in a satisfactory manner. These kinds of cookies enable the system to recognize registered users and to remind them of their usernames and passwords, among other functions.
Customization cookies. These cookies enable the user to access the IRTA website with some pre-defined characteristics of a general nature, such as the language or browser, or the geographical location from where the service is accessed. This information on users enables the IRTA to provide a better and more personalized service.
Analytical cookies. The anonymous data contained in these cookies enables the measurement, monitoring and study of the users’ activity in order to make improvements to the IRTA’s websites, applications and platforms.
Advertising cookies. These cookies facilitate the management of the advertising spaces on the basis of criteria such as content-editing and the users’ browsing habits.