Cookies policy


What are cookies?


Cookies and devices for storage and recovery of data (dard; hereinafter all identified as Cookies) are files that a web server downloads and stores on the computer/smartphone/tablet (hereinafter Equipment) of a user to access certain web pages and to store and retrieve information about the navigation performed by the user from said computer. Therefore, cookies can store information about a user’s equipment or about its browsing sessions on the websites visited.


There are many types of cookies. Cookies are downloaded through a user’s Internet browser the first time the user visits this website (hereinafter also Website or Site). The next time the user accesses the site from the same device, the cookie and the information stored in it is sent back to the Site that generated it (own cookie) or to a website other than the one it belongs to (third-party cookies).


Third-party cookies from outside the Website install cookies when the user connects to its pages and visits the Site. We have no control over the cookies from these websites. The user must visit the policies of the websites of these third party cookie providers to obtain information on how they use cookies.


Own and third party cookies allow the Website to recognize if the user has already accessed the Site through a browser and to collect a series of data that are are subsequently used for different purposes depending on the type of cookie.


Who use cookies on this website?

Both the Valencian Community Príncipe Felipe Research Center Foundation (hereinafter CIPF) as well as the editor and owner thereof, as Google, uses cookies on this website, the latter are performance cookies that we will explain below.

What cookies do we use on this website, for what purpose, and what type of data is collected?

This website uses different types of cookies.

On the one hand, the Site uses the cookies that are strictly necessary: these cookies ensure functions without which the user could not use this Site. These cookies are responsible for carrying out the transmission of communication over the internet and providing the user with the service they explicitly requested. The use of Cookies is strictly necessary for the purposes described above and is based on the legitimate interest of the CIPF to guarantee the correct technical functioning of the Site, access to it, its use, and the provision of the service requested by the user. If the user deactivates these cookies, the CIPF will not be able to provide the expressly requested service.

Other types of cookies: in addition to the above, the user can see other types of cookies used by the CIPF on the Website, as well as a description of their purpose, whether it is our own or a third-party cookie, the data that it collects, if it involves the elaboration of profiles, and whether any international transfers are carried out with the data processed by these cookies.

Own cookies: These are cookies sent to your computer from our own computers or domains which we use to provide the service you requested.

Third-party cookies: These are cookies that are sent to your computer from a computer or domain that is not managed by us, but rather, by another collaborating entity. For example, those used by social networks, or external content such as Google Maps.

Session cookies: These are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the web page, meaning that they are not recorded on the hard drive of your computer. The information obtained through these cookies is used to analyze traffic patterns on the web. Ultimately, this allows us to provide a better experience and to improve content and make the Site easier to use.

Persistent cookies: These are stored on your hard drive and our website reads them every time you visit the Site. A permanent website has a specific expiration date. The cookie will stop working after that date. We generally use these cookies to facilitate registration services.

Performance cookies: These allow us to count visits and traffic sources in order to evaluate the performance of our site and improve it. They help us to know which pages are the most or least visited, and how visitors navigate the site. All the information these cookies collect is aggregated and, therefore, is anonymous. If you do not allow the use of these cookies, we will not know when you visited our site and we will not be able to assess if it worked correctly.

List/identification of the cookies we use

CIPF_cookiePersistentePropiaEn esta cookie se guarda la aceptación sobre nuestra política de cookies.
COMPANY_IDSesiónPropiaIdentificador de la comunidad por defecto del usuario logado. Sólo si el usuario está logeado en la web.
COOKIE_SUPPORTPersistentePropiaEsta cookie guarda si tu navegador permite las cookies.
GUEST_LANGUAGE_IDPersistentePropiaCookie utilizada para guardar el idioma predeterminado del usuario.
IDSesión PropiaCódigo hash del Identificador del usuario logado. Sólo si el usuario está logeado en la web.
JSESSIONIDSesiónPropiaCookie de sesión utilizada para guardar el tipo de sesión del usuario. Las cookies de sesión sólo existen durante tu visita a nuestro sitio web. La visita se termina cuando la ventana del navegador o el navegador se cierra.
LFR_SESSION_STATESesiónPropiaEstado de la navegación para permitir el uso del botón adelante/atrás del navegador.
LOGINPersistentePropiaCódigo hash del código del usuario logado. Sólo si el usuario está logeado en la web.
PASSWORDSesiónPropiaCódigo hash de la clave del usuario logado. Sólo si el usuario está logeado en la web.
SCREEN_NAMEPersistentePropiaCódigo hash del nombre del usuario logado. Sólo si el usuario está logeado en la web.
_gaPersistenteTerceros/RendimientoCookie usada por Google Analythics. Usada para distinguir usuarios.
_gatPersistenteTerceros/RendimientoCookie usada por Google Analythics. Se usa para limitar el porcentaje de solicitudes.
_gidPersistenteTerceros/RendimientoCookie usada por Google Analythics.

The CIPF is in no way responsible for the content and accuracy of the policies and terms of use and privacy of the third parties mentioned in these conditions or through links published in this policy.

With regard to cookies, the user can configure the browser options installed on their equipment to enable or disable the storage of cookies, or configure their deletion. To do so, the user must visit or access the websites of each of the providers listed in the table above.

The user must be aware that disabling or deleting the installation and use of the cookies used by this Site may have the following consequences:

  • Services requiring user authentication will not work properly.
  • The option of sharing web content on social networks will not be available.

How can the user configure cookies and authorize or reject CIPF and third party providers using the cookies on this website?

In relation to the use of cookies from this Website, as described in the previous section, the user is informed that, except in the case of the categories of cookies that are strictly necessary for the operation of the Site, it is the user themself who can authorize the use or rejection of all cookies on the Website or authorize some and reject others according to their preferences, all through the ‘cookie configuration dashboard’.

  • If the user clicks ‘Personal Settings’, the user can allow the installation of some cookies and the rejection of others, one by one, according to their preferences.
  • If the user clicks ‘Accept all Cookies’, all of our own and third-party cookies contained on the Site will be installed.
  • If the user clicks ‘Reject all cookies except strictly necessary cookies’, all—both our own and third-party—cookies will be deactivated. In addition, our own cookies will be deleted. However, the user will have to to eliminate third-party cookies themself through the configuration area of their browser (see the next point).

Despite the initial configuration selected upon the first visit to the Site, the user may at any time, modify the configuration through the ‘cookie configuration panel’. The user has the option to stop accepting the use of cookies at any time via their browser, or to stop accepting them every time they begin a browsing session on our website.

How to disable or eliminate cookies through the browser

Most browsers allow the user to change cookie settings as well as to eliminate them. These settings are usually found in ‘Options’ or ‘Preferences’ in the menu of the user’s browser.

Therefore, the user can modify the configuration of cookies in their Internet browser. This configuration is usually found in the ‘options’, ‘tools’ or ‘preferences’ menu of the browser. You can also check the ‘help’ menu of the browser. Different browsers use different mechanisms to deactivate cookies.

The user can check the following links to obtain more information on how to manage the configuration of cookies in the following browsers:

As regards the elimination of cookies through the browser, the same principles apply as for the deactivation of new cookies through the configuration of your browser. It is recommended that the user consult the reference guide of each browser.

The user is informed that there are online tools to eliminate all the cookies installed by the websites they visit, such as

If the user visits this site from different equipment, they will have to repeat the modification of the configuration as they prefer, for each of their devices or computers.

Furthermore, as already indicated, the user should be implicitly aware that disabling or deleting the installation and use of cookies in this site may have the following consequences:

  • Services requiring user authentication may not function correctly.
  • The option of sharing web content on social networks will not be available.


CIPF may update these cookie terms and conditions. Any modification of these conditions will be published on this website. From the moment we make the new conditions available to the user through their publication on our website, these new conditions will be applicable replacing the previously published ones. The user is responsible for periodically accessing the conditions published on our website in order to stay up to date with the latest version at all times.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

These general conditions are governed by Spanish law and for any dispute that may arise from their interpretation and/or application the user waives their right to their corresponding jurisdiction and agrees to submit themselves to the City Courts of Valencia.

Retention period

Cookies will be used solely and exclusively for the time necessary to fulfill the purposes for which each cookie has been indicated. For all of the above, the person in charge of the web page has adapted the terms of conservation of the information that can be consulted in the browser in relation to its own cookies.

In relation to third-party cookies, the conservation periods may be consulted in the Privacy Policies of the links exposed in the Third-party Cookies section.

Once the cookie has expired, it can be renewed if the user accepts its use again.

Notice about deletion of cookies:

If the user disables or deletes cookies from their browser, given that it is an activity that is carried out locally through the device or browser itself, it will not be possible for the person in charge of the web to be aware of this user action.