The Biomedical Engineering Group uses a small number of cookies on our website www.gib.tel.uva.es (the “Website”).
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files placed on your computer, tablet, mobile phone or other handheld device when you visit our Website. Cookies are then sent back to our Website each time you visit the Website. They enable the Website to recognise your devices and store certain information about you, including your browsing preferences. Importantly, they distinguish you from other users of our Website, enable us to optimise the service that we provide through the Website and provide you with a more tailored experience.
What types of cookies do we use and what do we use them for?
In general terms, we use both session cookies (which expire at the end of a particular browsing session) and persistent cookies, which will remain on your device and enable us to remember your actions or user preferences across multiple browsing sessions.
More specifically, the types of cookies used on the Website, and the purposes for using such cookies are follows:
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