1. Definition and function of cookies

What are cookies? A cookie is a file that is downloaded when accessing certain web pages in your browser and stored on your computer either a personal computer, a mobile phone, a tablet, etc. These files allow the website to remember information about your visit, such as language and preferred options, which can facilitate your next visit and make the site more useful by customizing its contents. Cookies play a very important role to improve the experience of using the web.

Note that using the web www.britishcollegegava.com with disabled cookies you can make the web not work properly, and that in certain sections unexpected errors.

By browsing this website you agree that you can install cookies on your computer and let us know the following information:

 

  • statistical information using the web.
  • The "login" the user to keep the session active on the web.
  • The format of the preferred Web access from mobile devices.
  • Recent searches on web services and data customization services.
  • Information about the ads shown to the user.

 

2. Types of cookies, purpose and operation

This site uses both temporary session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies store information only while the user accesses the web and permanent cookies store data on your computer to be accessed and used in more than one session.

According to the purpose for which the data collected through the cookies are addressed, the web can use:

  • technical cookies 

They are those that allow the user to navigate through the website or application and use of different options or services it exist. For example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access the web parts restricted, remember the elements of an order, make the request for registration or participation in an event, use security features for the navigation and store content for broadcast video or sound.

  • Cookies Customization 

They are those that allow the user to access the service with some features general predefined in the terminal or the user define. For example, the language, the type of browser through which access to the service, the design selected content, geo-location of the terminal and locale from which you access the service.

  • advertising cookies

They are those that enable the effective management of advertising spaces that are included on the website or application from which the service is provided. Allow to adjust the content of advertising for this is relevant to the user and to avoid showing ads the user has already seen.

  • Cookies statistical analysis 

They are those that allow tracking and analysis of user behavior on websites. The information gathered through such cookies is used in measuring the activity of web, application or platform sites and profiling of user navigation of these sites, in order to introduce service improvements depending on usage data that users make.

  • Third-party cookies

In some websites you can install third-party cookies that allow you manage and improve services.

 

 

3. Revocation and deleting cookies

You can allow, block or delete cookies installed in your browser by setting your browser options installed on your computer. If you do not allow the installation of cookies on your browser you may not be able to access any section of our website.

 

1. For more information on how to block the use of cookies through the Chrome browser on https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=es

2. For more information on how to block the use of cookies through the browser Firefox http://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-we

3. For more information on how to block the use of cookies through the browser Internet Explorer in http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer- 9

4. For more information on how to block the use of cookies through the Safari browser on http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677?viewlocale=es_ES

 

Also in your browser you can turn on incognito or private mode, to delete cookies and browsing history after your browsing session ends. Check your browser's help to access this mode.

 

4. Changes in Policy Cookies

We recommend you visit this page periodically, as may be amended if any, legal policy changes at some point (eg issued by the Spanish Agency for Data Protection instructions) or simply improvements to believe it advisable to improve the information provided.