Cookie Policy

CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes hereby notifies users that cookies may be used when browsing the website’s screens and pages.

While using our website, you expressly accept and authorise the use of cookies, in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

What are cookies?

Cookies are very small text files which a web server may place in a computer’s hard drive to store any type of information about users. Cookies identify the computer in a unique way and can only be read by the website which sent them to the computer.

Cookies are not executable files or programs and, therefore, they cannot spread or contain viruses or other malware and their length cannot exceed 4,000 characters.

What are cookies used for?

The sole purpose of using cookies is to remember user preferences (language, country, login sessions, browser features, information about how our website is used, etc.).

By remembering the preferences, we do not have to, for example, ask users about their country every time they visit our website. We will know the features about the computer being used and, therefore, we can provide a better browsing experience. Cookies can help our website to distinguish the user’s browser as a previous visitor and, therefore, save and remember the preferences which may have been established while the user browsed the website, customise the home pages, identify which parts of the website were visited and track the selections in a “shopping basket”.

CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes can use the cookies to recognise the registered users and provide them with a better and more personalised service. Cookies can also be used to obtain information about the time and date of the user’s latest visit, measure some traffic parameters within the site itself and estimate the number of visits made so that CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes can focus and adjust the services and promotions in a more effective way.

Websites usually use cookies to obtain statistical information about their pages. Remember that we gather data about your movements and use on our website for statistical and not personal purposes.

TYPES OF COOKIES

Cookies can be classified according to the entity that manages them, how long they remain activated or according to their purpose. Sometimes the same cookie may be included in more than one category.

According to the entity that manages them

  • First-party cookies: cookies which are sent to the user’s device from a server or domain managed by CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes.
  • Third-party cookies: cookies which are sent to the user’s device from a server or domain that is not managed by the publisher but by another entity that processes the data collected through cookies.

According to how long they remain activated

  • Session cookies: cookies which gather data while the user browses a website.
  • Persistent cookies: cookies which are stored on the device and can be accessed and managed over the period of time defined by the entity in charge of the cookie, which can range from minutes to several years.

According to their purpose

  • Technical cookies: cookies which are used internally and are necessary for the website’s functioning.
  • Analytics cookies: cookies which gather statistical information about user activity. The information is collected anonymously and optimises our website browsing with the aim of guaranteeing a better service to users.
  • Personalisation cookies: cookies which allow users to access the service with some general features defined by default according to a series of criteria on the user’s device such as language, the browser used to access the service, regional settings from which the service is accessed, etc.
  • Advertising cookies: cookies which allow the advertising space that the publisher has included on the website, application or platform used to provide the service to be used as efficiently as possible based on criteria such as edited content or how frequently advertisements are shown.
  • Behavioural advertising cookies: cookies which allow the advertising space that the publisher has included on the website, application or platform used to provide the service to be used as efficiently as possible. These cookies store information about user behaviour collected by constantly monitoring their browsing habits, which allows a specific profile to be developed to display advertising accordingly.

A list of the cookies found on our website and a brief description of their purpose are set out below. We guarantee that none of them store personal information about you. Some cookies customise your visit, others remember your preferences, while others only provide us with visitor statistics.

More information

This website uses cookies. These cookies are used to personalise the contents and advertisements, offer social media functionalities and monitor website traffic. In addition, we share information on how you use our website with our social media, advertising, and web analysis partners, who may use this data in combination with other information that they have been given or have collected as a result of your use of their services. By continuing to use this website, you are considered to have accepted our use of cookies.

Cookies are small text files that web pages use to make the user experience more efficient.

As established by law, we can only store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary to ensure the website works correctly. For all other types of cookies, we need your permission.

This page uses various types of cookies. Some are set by third-party services that appear on our pages.

You may change or revoke your consent at any time through the cookie declaration on our website.

You can find more information about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process your personal data in our privacy policy.

Strictly necessary

Strictly necessary cookies make a website usable by activating basic functions, such as browsing and accessing secure areas. The web page cannot function correctly without these cookies.

Name

Partner

Purpose

Expiration

Type

cookie_notice_accepted

bestschoolsinspain.com

Determines whether the visitor has ticked the cookie acceptance box. This ensures that the cookie notice does not reappear once it has been accepted.

68 years

HTTP cookie

CookieConsent

Cookiebot

Stores the user’s cookie consent status for the current domain.

1 year

HTTP cookie

PHPSESSID

bestschoolsinspain.com

Remembers the user’s status in all page requests.

Session

HTTP cookie

Statistics

Statistics cookies help the owners of a web page understand how visitors interact with the site by collecting and providing anonymized information.

Name

Partner

Purpose

Expiration

Type

_ga

Google Tag Manager

Registers a unique user ID that is used to generate statistics on how visitors use the website.

2 years

HTTP cookie

_gat

Google Tag Manager

Used by Google Analytics to control the request rate.

1 day

HTTP cookie

_gid

Google Tag Manager

Registers a unique user ID that is used to generate statistics on how visitors use the website.

1 day

HTTP cookie

pll_language

bestschoolsinspain.com

This cookie is used to determine the visitor’s language preferences and configures the corresponding language on the website, whenever possible.

1 year

HTTP cookie

Marketing

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors online. The aim is to show adverts that are relevant and attractive to each individual user, therefore making them more valuable for editors and third-party advertisers.

Name

Partner

Purpose

Expiration

Type

ads/ga-audiences

Google

Used by Google AdWords to reengage with visitors that could become customers based on their online behaviour across websites.

Session

Pixel Tracker

GPS

YouTube

Registers a unique user ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.

1 day

HTTP cookie

IDE

Google

Used by Google DoubleClick to record and provide information about a user’s actions on a website after viewing or clicking on one of the advertiser’s advertisements, in order to measure how effective an advert is and present the user with specific advertisements.

1 year

HTTP cookie

pagead/1p-conversion/#

Google

Pending

Session

Pixel Tracker

pagead/1p-user-list/#

Google

Pending

Session

Pixel Tracker

test_cookie

Google

Used to check whether the user’s browser admits cookies.

1 day

HTTP cookie

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

YouTube

Tries to calculate the user’s bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.

179 days

HTTP cookie

YSC

YouTube

Registers a unique user ID to maintain statistics on which YouTube videos the user has watched.

Session

HTTP cookie

yt-remote-cast-installed

YouTube

Records the user’s video player preferences when watching embedded YouTube videos.

Session

HTML Local Storage

yt-remote-connected-devices

YouTube

Records the user’s video player preferences when watching embedded YouTube videos.

Persistent

HTML Local Storage

yt-remote-device-id

YouTube

Records the user’s video player preferences when watching embedded YouTube videos.

Persistent

HTML Local Storage

yt-remote-fast-check-period

YouTube

Records the user’s video player preferences when watching embedded YouTube videos.

Session

HTML Local Storage

yt-remote-session-app

YouTube

Records the user’s video player preferences when watching embedded YouTube videos.

Session

HTML Local Storage

yt-remote-session-name

YouTube

Records the user’s video player preferences when watching embedded YouTube videos.

Session

HTML Local Storage

 

Google stores its analytics cookies on servers located in the United States and undertakes not to share them with third parties, except when this is necessary for the system’s functioning or when the law requires this for such purpose. According to Google, it does not store your IP. If you want more information about how Google uses the cookies, click here.

Protection safeguards

Users can set their browser to accept or reject the cookies that they receive or warn them when a server wants to store cookies or delete them from their computer. You can find the instructions for the security settings on your web browser.

Examples:

  • If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer: go to Tools > Internet options > Privacy > Settings.
  • If you use Firefox: go to Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies.
  • If you use Google Chrome: go to Settings > Privacy.
  • If you use Safari: go to Preferences > Security.

 

You can use the “Help” section found on most browsers’ toolbars to change your computer’s settings; nevertheless, some features of our online services may not work or it may be more difficult to access them if you reject all the cookies.

Many browsers provide private mode cookies, which will always be deleted after your visit. Depending on the browser, the private mode may have different names; below is a list of the most common browsers with their “private mode” names:

  • Internet Explorer 8 and higher: InPrivate
  • FireFox 3.5 and higher: Private browsing
  • Google Chrome 10 and higher: Incognito
  • Safari 2 and higher: Private browsing
  • Opera 10.5 and higher: Private browsing

Please read your browser’s help section carefully to know more about enabling the “private mode”. You can continue visiting our website even if your browser is on “private mode”; nevertheless, your user experience may not be optimal and some features may not work.

CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes wishes to thank you for accepting the cookies; this will help us to obtain more accurate data so that we can improve our website content and design to conform to your preferences.