Cookies Policy


The ICN2, proprietor of this website, is located at: Campus UAB, ICN2 Building - 08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona) SPAIN, ID Number G-63277776.

Our website, (hereinafter "the Web") uses technology known as “cookies” to obtain information on the users of the Web.

The purpose of this Cookies Policy is to inform you clearly and precisely about the cookies that are used on our Web.

1. Cookies

1.1. A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your device (computer or mobile phone) in order to store data that can be updated and retrieved by the entity responsible for installing it.

1.2. The information obtained via cookies can include the date and time you visited the Web, the pages viewed, the time you spent on our Web and the sites you visited immediately before and afterwards.

1.3. Cookies can be deleted from your computer if you so wish. Most browsers accept cookies automatically although you can change your browser settings to prevent this. Even without cookies you can still use most of the features of our website.

2. Types of cookies used on the Web

Our Web uses the following cookies:

2.1. Own Cookies These are cookies that are sent to your computer and which are managed solely by us to improve the Web’s functionality. The cookies used are technical and personal and the information we obtain is used to improve the quality of our service and your experience as a user. These cookies remain on your browser longer and enable us to recognize you as a frequent visitor to the Web.

2.2. Analytical third-party Cookies This Web uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies" text files, which are stored on your computer and which permit an analysis of your use of the Web. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this Web is generally transferred to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google may use this information to compile reports on Web activities and to provide additional services to the Web operator related to the Web use and internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data by Google. You may prohibit the storage of cookies by an appropriate adjustment of your browser software; however, we advise you that in this event you may not be able to use all of the functions of this Web completely.

Company managing cookie Cookie Purpose of cookie Duration of cookie
Own cookies cookies and cookiesNav Persistent cookies. Manage user preferences about the use of cookies. For ever
Cookies of third parties (Google Analytics) _ga Statistic cookies. Used to distinguish users. 2 years

3. Consent

By browsing and continuing to use our Web you consent to the use of the above-mentioned cookies, for the time periods established and under the conditions contained in this Cookies Policy.

4. Disabling and blocking cookies

You may block or disable the installation of cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse or restrict cookies. The vast majority of browsers allow you to activate the settings to notify you of the presence of cookies or reject them automatically. If you reject them you may continue to use our Web, but the use of some of its services may be limited and your experience on our Web will therefore be less satisfactory.

5. Withdraw of consent

Users may set browsers to consent or reject all cookies by default or to receive a warning on the screen when a cookie is received to decide whether to install it on a hard drive or not. To do so, we suggest that the user goes to the help section on the browser which explains how browser settings can be changed. Tracking tools such as Do Not Track can also be used to block cookies. These tools can be downloaded from the website

Users may also withdraw their consent to ICN2’s use of cookies at any time by changing their browser settings as commented above.

Users should take into account, however, that if they remove cookies, this may affect certain areas of the website.

If users require further information, they may consult the manuals and instructions on the browser:

If Microsoft Internet Explorer is used, from the Tools drop-down menu on the toolbar, users should select Internet Options and click on Privacy.

If Firefox is used, for Mac, from the Preferences drop-down menu, users should select Privacy and click on Show Cookies, and for Windows, from the Tools drop-down menu, they should select Options and click on Privacy followed by Use custom settings for history.

If Safari is used, from the Preferences drop-down menu, users should select Privacy.

If Google Chrome is used, from the Tools drop-down menu, users should select Options (Preferences in Mac) and click on Advanced followed by Contents Settings in the Privacy section and finally Cookies.

6. Changes to the Cookies Policy

We may update the Cookies Policy on our Web, so we therefore recommend that you check this policy each time you access our Web in order to be adequately informed of how and why we use cookies. In case other than the above-mentioned cookies are used, we will request your consent again.