COOKIES POLICY

1. What are Cookies?

A Cookie is a file which downloads to your computer on accessing certain Web pages. Cookies permit a Web page, among other things, to store and recover information about a user’s browser habits or about their equipment and, depending on the information contained, and the way in which the equipment is used, they may be used to recognise the user.

Without your express consent –through the activation of the cookies in your browser– CerTest Biotec, S.L. will not link the data stored in the cookies with your personal data provided at the time of acceptance.

The web page is accessible without the need for the cookies to be activated, however, their deactivation may prevent the correct operation of the page.

 

2. What are the main characteristics of a cookie?

FIRST-PARTY COOKIES: These are cookies created or managed by the web site (in this case CerTest).

THIRD-PARTY COOKIES: These are administered by third-party providers of analytics services, among others, not CerTest.

PERSISTENT COOKIES: these are cookies in which the data are stored on the user’s device and which can be accessed and processed for a defined period by the cookie manager. This period may range from a few minutes to several years.

SESSION COOKIES: Session cookies are designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a Web page. They tend to be used to store information which is only kept during the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion.

3. What types of cookies does this Web page use?

– Technical Cookies: These allow the user to browse a Web page, platform or application and the use of the different options or services therein, for example, to control the traffic and data communication, to identify the session, access restricted access areas, remember the components of an order, complete an order purchasing process, complete a request to enter or take part in an event, use security elements while browsing, store content for the diffusion of videos or sound and share content via social media.

– Personalisation Cookies: These allow the user to access the service with certain general characteristics predefined according to a series of criteria on the user device, as for example the language, the browser type used to access the service, the regional configuration from where the service is accessed, etc.

– Analysis Cookies: These are either processed by us or by third parties, they allow us to determine the number of users, and to measure and statistically analyse the use made by the users of the service offered. Your browsing on our Web page is analysed in order to help us improve our offer of products or services.

– Third-party cookies: The CerTest Biotec, S.L. Web page may use the services of third parties which, on behalf of CerTest Biotec, S.L., collect information for statistical purposes, abut the use of the Site by the User and for the provision of other services relating to the activity of the Website and other Internet services.

In particular, this Web site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service offered by Google, Inc. based in the United States with registered address at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California 94043.  For the provision of these services, these use cookies which collect the information, including the user’s IP address, which is sent, processed and stored by Google under the terms established on the Web page Google.com. Including the possible transmission of this information to third parties for legal requirements or when these third parties process the information on behalf of Google.

The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories:

The following list details the cookies used on our website.

CookieTypeDurationDescription
Necessary
__cfduid11 monthThe cookie is used by cdn services like CloudFare to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary11 yearThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Non-necessary".
viewed_cookie_policy11 hourThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary11 yearThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".
Analytics
_ga12 yearsThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site''s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gid11 dayThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visted in an anonymous form.
_gat_gtag_UA_68782740_101 minuteIt is used to limit the percentage of requests. If Google Analytics has been implemented through Google Tag Manager
Performance
YSC1sessionThis cookies is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.
Advertisement
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE15 months 27 daysThis cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.
test_cookie115 minutesThis cookie is set by doubleclick.net. The purpose of the cookie is to determine if the user''s browser supports cookies.
IDE11 year 24 daysUsed by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.

On using this site, the User expressly accepts the processing of the information collected in the manner and for the afore-mentioned purposes.

4. How can you deactivate or delete the Cookies?

You can reject the processing of said data or information by rejecting the use of Cookies, by selecting the appropriate setting in your browser. However the option to block Cookies in your browser may imply that you cannot enjoy all the functions of the Website to the full.

Depending on the type of browser you use, the procedure for revoking and deleting the cookies may be (by way of example) any of the following:

If you have any queries about this cookies policy, please contact CerTest Biotec, S.L. at legal@CerTest.es

CerTest does not accept responsibility if the deactivation of the cookies prevents or hinders the correct operation of the Web page, nor do they guarantee the correct or incorrect handling of the cookies by the afore-mentioned browsers.

5. Processing of personal data

  • Data controller

The data controller is CerTest Biotec, S.L. (B50946854), with registered address at Polígono Industrial Rio Gallego II, C/J nº 1, CP.50840, San Mateo de Gallego (Zaragoza).

  • Contact details

You can contact CerTest at the following e-mail: legal@CerTest.es

  • Purposes of the processing and legal base

The purposes of the processing are indicated in section 3 of this document.

The use of technical cookies is necessary to allow the user you to browse the Web page.

The legal base relating to the use of the other cookies is your consent, which can be managed and withdrawn via the Cookies control panel in each browser.

  • Data recipients

CerTest will share the information as indicated below:

– The data may be passed to public bodies and authorities, in order to comply with a legal requirement.

– Service providers who act on our behalf as data processors.

– In addition, in relation to third-party cookies, note that these cookies are either sent from a domain not managed by CerTest, or by the corresponding third party, or if they are sent from our domain, the information collected is managed by this third party.

  • Transfers to third countries

Data processing is carried out, generally, in the European Economic Area or in countries which have been declared to have an adequate level of protection.

In other cases, we guarantee the security and legitimacy of the data processing by requiring our providers to have the binding corporate standards that guarantee the protection of the information in a similar way as that established in the European standards, which are contained in the Privacy Shield, in the case of service providers from the USA or who sign provisions of the same type as those of the European Union.

  • Data storage period

The data will be processed in the time limits indicated in section 3 of this document, as long as the authorisations for their use remain valid. In accordance with the data protection act, the data will be stored for the time stipulated for the actions derived from this authorisation, solely for the purpose of complying with the legal obligations required of CerTest, and for the formulation, exercising or defence of claims.

  • Exercise of rights and claims before the Control Body with respect to data protection

The owner of the data may exercise their rights regarding data protection (access, portability, withdrawal of consent, rectification, opposition, limitation, elimination) in accordance with the current legislation, in writing to Plaza Pablo Ruiz Picasso, 1, Torre Picasso, 28020, Madrid, or via e-mail legal@CerTest.es, attaching in both cases a copy of their national identity document.

In addition, they may direct the claims derived from the processing of their personal data to the Spanish Data Protection Agency (www.agpd.es).

Update of the Cookies Policy and contact

This Cookies Policy may vary according to the cookies used.

The Controller recommends the user revises this document each time they access the Web page in order to ensure they are correctly informed about how and why we use cookies and are aware of any changes that may be made regarding the types of data collected and the purpose for which they are collected.

Lastly, and in the event of any problems relating to the use of the cookies on this Web page, please contact us via the following e-mail address legal@CerTest.es