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1. What are cookies and what are they used for?

Cookies are small text files stored on your computer, mobile phone, or tablet which contain information on internet browsing.

2. What categories of cookies are used on our website?

Depending on the organization that sets cookies:

  • First party cookies: These are cookies sent from our domain to your computer or device in order to provide you with the services we offer.

  • Third party cookies: Third party cookies are sent to your computer or device from a domain not run by us and set by a different organization, for example, the cookies used for Google search statistics, social networks, etc.

Depending on their storage time:

  • Session cookies: Session cookies are designed to gather and store information only temporarily during a browsing session.

  • Persistent cookies: This type of cookie is saved on your computer for a fixed period of time ranging from several minutes to several years. Stored information may be accessed and managed by the organization that is responsible for the cookie.

Depending on their purpose:

  1. Technical cookies: Technical cookies allow the user to browse to a website, platform or application, and use the different options or services that provide, for example, control web traffic and data transfers, session logging, access restricted parts of the site, record the elements of an order, make an online purchase, subscription, or event, use browsing security features, and store the content of audio or video files shared through social networks.

  2. Personalization cookies: Personalization cookies allow users to access web services with certain predefined elements, established through a series of criteria on the user’s computer; these include language preferences, the type of browser used to access services, the regional configuration from where the service is accessed, etc.

  3. Analytical cookies: Analytical cookies allow the website owner to track and analyze information on users’ behavior when visiting the various pages on the site. The data collected through this type of cookie is used to measure activity on the web page, application, or platform, and to construct user browsing profiles for the visitors of said pages, applications, and platforms, in order to improve user experience, and allow for better service.

  4. Advertising cookies: Advertising cookies enable the effective management of the advertising spaces included in the providing website, application, or platform, established through a series of criteria such as edited contents or advertisements’ display frequency.

  5. Behavioral advertising cookies: Behavioral advertising cookies enable the effective management of the advertising spaces included on the providing website, application, or platform. Behavioral advertising cookies store information on users’ behaviors obtained through constant observation and profiling of users’ browsing habits, so that advertising on the website is targeted at users’ specific browsing profiles.

3. List of cookies used on DigiPen Europe Bilbao’s website ( and associated sub-domains

DigiPen employs first party cookies in website browsing in order to customize users’ interfaces and improve user experience.

It also uses third-party cookies to analyze browsing information so that we can measure and improve the performance of our site. This website also uses the Google Adwords remarketing tool, which allows ads to be published on the Google Content Network based on previous visits by users to our website. To achieve this, our website includes a remarketing code or tag that configures cookies to determine the type of advertisement that will be shown to the user according to the navigation they have made through it. The remarketing lists are stored in a database on Google’s servers, where all the cookie IDs associated with each list or category of interest are stored. If you wish, you can disable the use of cookies by external providers through the Network Advertising Initiative page of Google Marketing Platform or control the use of device identifiers in your device settings. Likewise, we inform you that we use the following cookies to carry out advertising campaigns and to know user statistics:

List of first party cookies

Cookie NamePurposeDuration
cookiesjsrUsed to record which cookies the web user has consented to.1 year

List of third party cookies

Cookie NameProviderDuration
_gaGoogle2 years
_gidGoogle24 hours
_gatGoogle1 minute
_gcl_auGoogle90 days
frFacebook90 days
hubspotutkHubSpot6 months
_cf_bmHubSpot30 minutes
_hstcHubSpot6 months
_hsscHubSpot30 minutes

4. List of third party cookies providers for the domain and associated sub-domains

List of third party cookies providers for the domain and associated sub-domains

ProviderPurposeMore Information
GoogleGoogle Analytics cookies.
They generate anonymous user ID that is used to count the number of times that a user visits the website. They also register the first and the last time the user visited the website. Furthermore, they calculate when a session is over, track users’ locations, and establish keywords. analyticsjs/cookie-usage
YouTubeYouTube cookies.
DigiPen embeds videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may involve the use of cookies. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page.
HubSpotHubSpot cookies

5. How can I enable / disable cookies?

This is a list of web links to allow, block, or eliminate cookies installed on your device through the setting of your internet browser options. In case you do not allow the installation of cookies on your browser you may not be able to access some particular services.

Therefore, the user may refuse data or processing by refusing the use of cookies through the appropriate setting of internet browsers. Nevertheless, users must be aware that refusing the use of cookies may affect the full functionality of this website.

Having read all the information above, users are warned that by browsing our website without the appropriate internet browser modifications to prevent cookies installation they are providing their consent to the installation of the mechanisms, in agreement with Article 22.2 of Law 34/2002 on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce.