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Cookies policy

Cookies policy

FECYT informs you how cookies are used on their website.

Cookies are files which can be downloaded onto your computer from the website. They are tools which play an essential role in the provision of numerous information society services. Among other things they allow a website to store and recover information on the browsing habits of a user or their computer and, depending on the information gathered, can be used to recognize the user and improve the service offered.

Types of cookies

Depending on the entity that manages the domain sending the cookies and dealing with the obtained data, there are two types of cookies: first-party cookies and third-party cookies.

There is also a second classification depending on the time period during which they remain stored in the client’s browser, either being session cookies or persistent cookies.

Lastly, another classification exists with five types of cookies depending on the purpose for which the data obtained is used: technical cookies, personalisation cookies, analytic cookies, advertising cookies and behavioural advertising cookies.

For further information in this regard please consult the Guide to the use of cookies by the Spanish Data Protection Agency 

Cookies used on the website

The cookies being used on this website are identified below together with their type and function:

The SINC website uses Google Analytics, a website analytics service developed by Google, which allows the browsing on its web pages to be measured and analysed. On your browser you will be able to observe cookies from this service. Depending on the previous types they can be first-party cookies, session cookies or analytic cookies. You can find further information in this regard or disable the use of these cookies via

The use of the analytics service on the website provides information relating to the number of users accessing the site, number of pages visited, frequency and return rate of visits, their duration, browser used, service provider, language, terminal used or the city to which their IP address is allocated. This is information which can enable a better and more suitable service by the website.

Another of the cookies that is downloaded is the technical type known as eZSESSID. This cookie allows a unique identifier to be stored per session through which it is possible to link necessary data to enable current browsing.

Lastly, a technical cookie belonging to FECYT known as visited is downloaded. It manages the users consent for the use of cookies on the website, for the purpose of remembering users who have accepted and those who have not, such that the first group is not shown the information at the top of the page regarding cookies.

Acceptance of the cookie policy

SINC assumes that you accept the use of cookies. Nevertheless, it shows information about its cookie policy at the top of any page of the website at the start of each session to promote awareness.

As a result of this information the following actions may be followed:

  • Accept cookies. This notice will not be shown again upon accessing any website page during the current session.
  • Close. The notice is hidden on the current page.
  • Change configuration. You will be able to obtain more information on what cookies are, learn about SINC’s cookie policy and modify the configuration of your browser.

How to change the cookies configuration

You can restrict, block or delete the SINC cookies or any other website using your browser. Each browser operates differently but the “Help” function will give instructions.