By means of this notice, CICAE – Association of Private and Independent Schools informs users that cookies may be used when the user browses the various screens and pages of the website.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a very small text file that a web server can save on a computer’s hard drive to store some type of information about the user. The cookie uniquely identifies the computer and can only be read by the website that sent it to the computer.
A cookie is not an executable file or a program, and therefore it cannot spread or contain a virus or other malicious software, nor can it be longer than 4,000 characters.
What are cookies used for?
The sole purpose of cookies is to remember user preferences (language, country, login, browser characteristics, information on website usage, etc.).
By remembering your preferences, we do not have to ask for your country every time you visit our website, for example. We will know the characteristics of the computer you are using and can offer you a better browsing experience. Cookies can help our website recognize the user’s browser as a returning visitor and remember the preferences that were set while the user was browsing the site, personalise home pages, identify which sections of a site have been visited or keep a record of selections in a shopping cart.
Types of cookies
Cookies can be classified based on the entity that manages them, their duration or their purpose. In some cases, the same cookie may belong to multiple categories.
Based on ownership:
First-party cookies: These are sent to the user’s computer from a computer or domain managed by CICAE – Association of Private and Independent Schools.
Third-party cookies: These are sent to the user’s computer from a computer or domain that is not managed by the website owner, but by another entity that processes data obtained through cookies.
Based on duration:
Session cookies: These collect data while the user is browsing the website.
Persistent cookies: These store data on the user’s device and can be accessed and processed for a defined period by the cookie owner, ranging from a few minutes to several years.
Based on purpose:
Technical cookies: These are used internally and are required for the website to function.
Analytical cookies: These collect statistical information about user activity. The information is collected anonymously and allows us to optimise browsing on our website to provide users with a better service.
Personalisation cookies: These allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on criteria related to the user’s device, such as language, type of browser used to access the service, regional configuration from where the service is accessed, etc.
Advertising cookies: These manage advertising spaces on the website, application or platform where the requested service is provided in the most effective way possible, based on criteria such as edited content or the frequency with which the ads are displayed.
Behavioural advertising cookies: These manage advertising spaces on the website, application or platform where the requested service is provided in the most effective way possible. These cookies store information about the user’s browsing behaviour obtained through continuous observation, with the aim of developing a specific profile to help establish which ads to display.
Below is a list of the cookies you may find on our website and a brief description of their purpose. We assure you that none of them retain information that makes it possible to identify you personally. Some cookies personalise your visit, others remember your preferences, while others provide us with visitor statistics.
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Cookies are small text files that web pages can use to make the user experience more efficient.
The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies, we need your permission.
This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are set by third-party services that appear on our pages.
When contacting us regarding your consent, please provide the ID and date of your consent.
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Your current status: Allow all.
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Cookie statement last updated on 3/21/23 by Cookiebot:
Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the website.a The website cannot function properly without these cookies;
|__cf_bm||Vimeo||This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots; This is beneficial for the website in order to produce valid reports on the usage of your website;||1 day||HTTP Cookie|
|Used to detect whether the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner; This cookie is necessary for the website to comply with the RGPD;||2 years||HTTP Cookie|
|CookieConsent||Cookiebot||Stores the user’s cookie consent status for the current domain||1 year||HTTP Cookie|
|JSESSIONID||New Relic||Preserves user statuses on all page requests.||Session||HTTP Cookie|
|PHPSESSID||bestschoolsinspain.com||Preserves user statuses on all page requests.||Session||HTTP Cookie|
Statistical cookies help website owners understand how visitors interact with websites by gathering and providing information in an anonymous form;
|__vw_tab_guid||Yandex||It records data on visitor behavior on the web; This is used for internal analysis and web optimization;||Session||HTML Local Storage|
|_ga||It records a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data about how the visitor uses the website..||399 days||HTTP Cookie|
|_ga_#||Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as the dates of the first and most recent visit; Used by Google Analytics;||399 days||HTTP Cookie|
|_gat||Used by Google Analytics to monitor the rate of requests.||1 day||HTTP Cookie|
|_gid||It records a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data about how the visitor uses the website.||1 day||HTTP Cookie|
|_ym#:#_reqNum||Yandex||It records statistical data on visitor behavior on the web; This is used for internal analysis by the web operator;||Persistent||HTML Local Storage|
|_ym_afr||bestschoolsinspain.com||Sets an identifier for the session; This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behavior for statistical purposes;||Persistent||HTML Local Storage|
|_ym_afr:i||bestschoolsinspain.com||Assigns a specific identifier to the visitor – This allows the website to count the number of visits from a specific user for analysis and statistics.||Persistent||HTML Local Storage|
|_ym_afr:v||bestschoolsinspain.com||Sets an identifier for the session; This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behavior for statistical purposes;||Persistent||HTML Local Storage|
|_ym_d||Yandex||Contains the date of the user’s first visit to the website..||1 year||HTTP Cookie|
|_ym_isad||Yandex||This cookie is used to determine if the visitor has an ad blocking program in their browser; This information may be used to make website content inaccessible to visitors in the event that the website is funded by third party advertisements;||1 day||HTTP Cookie|
|_ym_retryReqs||Yandex||It records statistical data on visitor behavior on the web; This is used for internal analysis by the web operator;||Persistent||HTML Local Storage|
|_ym_uid||Yandex||Collects data related to navigation and user behavior – This is used to compile statistical reports and heatmaps for the website owner.||Persistent||HTML Local Storage|
|_ym_uid||Yandex||This cookie is used to collect non-personal information about visitor behavior on a website and non-personal visitor statistics.||1 year||HTTP Cookie|
|events/1/#||New Relic||Used to monitor website performance for statistical purposes.||Session||Pixel Tracker|
|jserrors/1/#||New Relic||Pendiente||Session||Pixel Tracker|
|pll_language||bestschoolsinspain.com||This cookie is used to determine the visitor’s preferred language and set the language accordingly on the website, if possible.||1 year||HTTP Cookie|
|vuid||Vimeo||Collects data about the user’s visits to the website, such as which pages have been read.||399 days||HTTP Cookie|
|yandexuid||Yandex||It records data on visitor behavior on the web; This is used for internal analysis and web optimization;||399 days||HTTP Cookie|
|ymex||Yandex||It records data on visitor behavior on the web; This is used for internal analysis and web optimization;||1 year||HTTP Cookie|
Marketing cookies are used to track visitors on web pages; The intent is to display ads that are relevant and appealing to the individual user, and therefore more valuable to publishers and third-party advertisers;
|_gcl_au||Used by Google AdSense to experiment with advertising efficiency across websites using their services.||3 months||HTTP Cookie|
|_ym#_lastHit||Yandex||Pendiente||Persistent||HTML Local Storage|
|_ym#_lsid||Yandex||Pendiente||Persistent||HTML Local Storage|
|_ym_synced||Yandex||It is used to track user interaction with the web search bar function; This data may be used to present the user with relevant products or services;||Persistent||HTML Local Storage|
|_ym_visorc||Yandex||It stores information about the actions that the user has performed during the current visit to the website, including keyword searches.||1 day||HTTP Cookie|
|_ym_wv2rf:#:0||Yandex||Pendiente||Persistent||HTML Local Storage|
|ads/ga-audiences||Used by Google AdWords to reconnect with visitors who are likely to become customers, it is based on the customer’s online behavior across websites.||Session||Pixel Tracker|
|i||Yandex||Preserves user statuses on all page requests.||399 days||HTTP Cookie|
|IDE||Used by Google DoubleClick to record and report on user actions on the website after viewing or clicking on one of the advertiser’s ads for the purpose of measuring the effectiveness of an advertisement and presenting targeted ads to the user;||1 year||HTTP Cookie|
|metrika_enabled||Yandex||Used to track visitors across multiple websites to present relevant advertising based on visitor preferences.||Session||HTTP Cookie|
|pagead/landing [x2]||Collects information about user behavior on different websites to display more relevant advertising – It also allows the website to limit the number of times the user is exposed to the same ad;||Session||Pixel Tracker|
|test_cookie||Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.||1 day||HTTP Cookie|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||YouTube||Attempts to calculate user bandwidth on pages with embedded YouTube videos.||179 days||HTTP Cookie|
|YSC||YouTube||It records a unique ID to keep statistics on which YouTube videos the user has watched.||Session||HTTP Cookie|
|yt.innertube::nextId||YouTube||It records a unique ID to keep statistics on which YouTube videos the user has watched.||Persistent||HTML Local Storage|
|yt.innertube::requests||YouTube||It records a unique ID to keep statistics on which YouTube videos the user has watched.||Persistent||HTML Local Storage|
|ytidb::LAST_RESULT_ENTRY_KEY||YouTube||Records user’s video player preferences when viewing embedded YouTube videos||Persistent||HTML Local Storage|
|yt-remote-cast-available||YouTube||Logs user’s video player preferences when viewing embedded YouTube videos||Session||HTML Local Storage|
|yt-remote-cast-installed||YouTube||Records user’s video player preferences when viewing embedded YouTube videos||Session||HTML Local Storage|
|yt-remote-connected-devices||YouTube||Records user’s video player preferences when viewing embedded YouTube videos||Persistent||HTML Local Storage|
|yt-remote-device-id||YouTube||Logs user’s video player preferences when viewing embedded YouTube videos||Persistent||HTML Local Storage|
|yt-remote-fast-check-period||YouTube||Logs the user’s video player preferences when viewing embedded YouTube videos||Session||HTML Local Storage|
|yt-remote-session-app||YouTube||Records user’s video player preferences when viewing embedded YouTube videos||Session||HTML Local Storage|
|YouTube||Records user’s video player preferences when viewing embedded YouTube videos||Session||HTML Local Storage|
|yuidss||Yandex||Collects visitor behavior information from multiple websites; This information is used on the web to optimize the relevance of advertising;||1 year||HTTP Cookie|
In the case of cookies from Google Analytics, this company stores the cookies on servers located in the United States and agrees not to share it with third parties, except where necessary for the operation of the system or where required by law. According to Google it does not save your IP address; If you want information about the use that Google gives to the cookies we attach this link
Safeguards for protection:
The user can configure their browser to accept or reject the cookies they receive or to be notified when a server wants to save a cookie or delete them from their computer. You can find instructions in the security settings of your web browser.
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 in the toolbar of most browsers to change your computer settings. However, some features of our online services may not work or may be more difficult to access if you reject all cookies.
In many browsers, it is possible to activate a private mode in which cookies are always deleted after your visit. This private mode has a different name for each browser. Here is a list of the most common browsers and the different names for this “private mode”:
Internet Explorer 8 and above: InPrivate
Firefox 3.5 and above: Private Browsing
Google Chrome 10 and above: Incognito
Safari 2 and above: Private Browsing
Opera 10.5 and above: Private Browsing
Please read the help section of your browser carefully to learn more about how to activate the private mode. You will still be able to visit our website even if your browser is in private mode; however, the user experience may not be optimal, and some features may not work.
CICAE – Association of Private and Independent Schools thanks you for accepting the cookies used on our website. This helps us obtain more accurate data that allows us to improve the content and design of our website to adapt it to your preferences.