Cookie policy

The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona informs about the use of cookies to the web pages of its corporate portal.


Cookies are files that can be downloaded to your computer through web pages. They are fundamental tools to be able to offer certain services of the information society. Among others, they allow a web page to retrieve information about a user’s browsing habits or the actions taken from a specific computer and, based on these data, to be able to recognize the user and improve the service.


Type of cookies


Depending on the entity that manages the domain from which the cookies are sent and treat the data obtained, we can find two types: own cookies and third-party cookies.


They can also be classified according to the term that remain in the user’s browser, they can be session cookies or persistent cookies.


Finally, the cookies can be grouped into five groups, according to the purpose of the data obtained: techniques, personalization, analysis, advertising and behavioral advertising.


You will find more information in the Guide on the use of cookies by the Spanish Agency for Data Protection


Cookies used in the corporate portal of the UAB


The following cookies, which are used in this portal, are identified, as well as their type and function: The UAB portal uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service developed by Google, which allows users to quantify and analyze browsing through its pages . The client browser manages 4 cookies of this service. These are our own, session and analysis cookies.


You can find more information about these cookies and how to disable them to cookies


The web analytics allows to know the number of users that access the web, the number of pages visited, the frequency and repetition of the visits, the duration, the browser used, the operator that gives the service, the language, the terminal that uses or the city where the user’s IP is assigned. This information enables a better and more careful service by this portal.


Within the intranet, cookies are also executed to validate the user and keep it identified while navigating within the intranet environment.


Acceptance of the Cookies Policy


The UAB assumes that all visitors to the corporate portal of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona accept the use of cookies. However, it offers a link in the initial pages of the portal and the intranets to inform about this cookie policy.


How to modify the configuration of cookies


The user can restrict, block or delete the UAB cookies or any other web environment, using your browser. Each browser has to be managed differently. You can find additional information on this question within the “Help” function and in the following links:


Internet Explorer:”*ie-10 “


Chrome:”se “



There are also programs that can help you in the management of cookies, such as Ghostery ( or “Your online choices” (