Cookies policy

The Biomimetic Sciences Institute Foundation (hereinafter, BSI) uses cookies on the website www.biomimeticsciences.org (hereinafter, the website) to help improve the service of the website user (hereinafter, the User) through the measurement of the use and performance of the website, as well as to optimize and personalize it.

Cookies are files sent to a browser through a web server to record the User’s activities on a specific website. The first purpose of cookies is to provide the user with faster access to selected services. In addition, cookies personalize the services offered by the website, facilitating and offering each user information that is of interest or that may be of interest, disregarding the use made of the services of the website.

Users registered on the website can benefit from more personalized services oriented to their profile, thanks to the combination of the data stored in the cookies with the personal data used at the time of registration. These users expressly authorize the use of this information for the indicated purpose, without prejudice to their right to reject or disable the use of cookies.

Likewise, the website may know all the services requested by users, so that they can provide or offer information appropriate to the tastes and preferences of each user.

It is possible that the website contains links to other websites, in this sense BSI does not control the cookies used by these external websites. For more information on third-party website cookies, we recommend that you review your own cookie policies.

Current legislation requires us to request the user’s consent in order to manage cookies. In the event that the User decides not to authorize its use, BSI would not store cookies and only technical cookies would be used since without them it is not possible to navigate the website. If you continue browsing the website and do not deny authorization, this activity will imply acceptance of its use.

The cookies used on the website are the following:

Cookie Description Duration typographic error
Lang Language preference: It is used to remember which language the visitor chose in their session. 1 year Own self
. Asp.Net.ApplicationCookie Authenticated user information, when the user wants the browser to remember their user. 2 weeks Own self
__ utma Unique Visitor Identification: Used to record unique visitors for statistical and analytical purposes. 2 years Google (analytical)
__ utmb Determination of the visitor session: Google Analytics uses two cookies to establish a session. If one of these two cookies is missing, another activity starts the beginning of a new session. 30 minutes Google (analytical)
__ utmc Determination of the visitor session: Google Analytics uses two cookies to establish a session. If one of these two cookies is missing, another activity starts the start of a new session. Session Google (analytical)
__ utmz Log of traffic and navigation sources: It is used to record how you got to our website (through a Google search, a warning, etc.) and the routes that you follow while browsing our site. We use this information to improve the user experience in future updates. 6 months Google (analytical)

The user can restrict, block or delete cookies from the BSI website using their browser. In each browser the operation is different, below, the links to the main browsers on how to make these modifications are provided:

In case of making changes to the configuration of cookies, BSI informs that it does not guarantee the correct functioning of the different functionalities of the website.

BSI may modify this Cookies Policy in accordance with legislative or regulatory requirements, or in order to adapt said Policy to the instructions issued by the Spanish Agency for Data Protection, therefore, users of the website are informed that visit periodically.

When significant changes occur in this Cookies Policy, users will be notified either through the website or by email to registered users.