Cookies policy

  1. Responsible entity
    By means of this notice, Fundación Banco Santander, an entity registered in the Registry of Foundations of the Ministry of Justice, with number 208CUL, with registered office at Calle Serrano, 57, 28006, Madrid and tax ID number G-80576200, owner of this website www.fundacionbancosantander.com (hereinafter, the Foundation), informs visitors to the website (hereinafter, the Website) about its cookies policy, so that they are aware of the cookies that will be used while browsing the Website or using the App and can provide their consent.
  2. What are cookies?
    Cookies can be defined as any type of data storage and retrieval device used in the terminal equipment of a user (computer/Smartphone/Tablet) browsing the internet to store information and retrieve the information that is already stored.
    Cookies can be installed either directly by the websites visited by the user or by third parties with which the website is related, and allow the website to know the user's activity on the same site or on other sites with which it is related, for example: the place where the user is accessing from, the time of connection, the device from which the user accesses (fixed or mobile), the operating system and browser used, the most visited pages, the number of clicks made and data regarding the user's behaviour on the Internet.
    For more information on how websites and apps use cookies click here https://www.allaboutcookies.org.
  3. Protection of personal data
    In certain circumstances, the use of data storage and retrieval devices on recipients' terminal equipment, such as cookies, may involve the processing of personal data. Such data processing is lawful provided that users of the Website or the App have given their consent after having been provided with clear and complete information on their use, in particular on the purposes of the data processing, with regard to the protection of personal data.
    For these purposes, it should be noted that the Cookies Policy (hereinafter, "Cookies Policy"), is complemented with the privacy policy of this website or the App.

    COOKIES CONFIGURATION

    This website uses the following types of cookies:
  4. Types of cookies used
    4.1. Technical and strictly necessary cookies
    These are cookies inserted by the Editor that are necessary for the proper functioning of the website or to provide a service requested by the user respectively. In this sense, personalisation or preference cookies are considered necessary in order to remember information so that the user can access the service with certain characteristics that may differentiate their experience from that of other users, such as, for example, the language or the number of results to be displayed in a search.
    Technical cookies include, for example, user interface customisation cookies, cookies used by the Publisher to control traffic and data communication, session identification cookies, cookies for sharing content on social networks, etc.
    As established in art. 22.2 of the Spanish Law on Information Society Services (LSSI), consent is not required for their use.
    More detailed information about these types of cookies can be found in the table below:

    NAME

    FINALIDAD

    DURATION/EXPIRY

    san_lang

    Used to define the user’s language preferences.

    24 hours

    incap_ses_*

    To improve performance and security on the website, related to the SSL Security Certificate. Incapsula DDoS protection and web application firewall. It is a cookie that links HTTP requests to a specific session (also known as a visit). Reopening the browser and accessing the same site are recorded as different visits. It is used to maintain current sessions.

    End of session

    Visid_incap_#:

    To improve website performance and security, it tracks the HTTP request for a user session. Incapsula DDoS protection and web application firewall. This cookie links specific sessions to a specific visitor (representing a specific computer). It is used to identify users who have already visited Incapsula.

    1 year

    nlbi_XXXXXXX

    Used by servers to manage load balancing.

    End of session

    Azure Application Gateway

    Allows web browser traffic to remain assigned to a single server during certain sections of the web site.

    End of session

    Application Gateway Affinity COR

    This cookie is used in context with load balancing - This optimizes the response rate between the visitor and the site, by distributing the traffic load on multiple network links or servers

    End of session

    4.2. Analytical or Performance Cookies
    These cookies may be own or third-party cookies and allow the Publisher to monitor and analyse the behaviour of users when they browse the Website or use its services. Thanks to them, the Publisher can find out which pages are the most or least visited, how visitors browse the site and analyse browsing, allowing it to make improvements based on the analysis of this usage information. The information handled does not personally identify the user.
    Analytical cookies used on this website include cookies from GOOGLE ANALYTICS. GOOGLE ANALYTICS is a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland. Specifically, the use of Google Analytics allows the Publisher to monitor how visitors use the Website, compile reports, and help improve the Website.
    If you consent to the installation of web analytics or performance cookies on your device, please note that GOOGLE ANALYTICS cookies will be installed. The setting of these cookies may result in Google Ireland making international data transfers to the United States, which may, in very isolated and specific cases, involve access to the data by US authorities for investigative and national security purposes. However, as part of our high standards of privacy compliance, we inform you that we have signed with Google the Standard Contractual Clauses approved by the European Commission on 4 June 2021 as a mechanism of guarantee recognised by the GDPR with the aim of preserving the security of the data that may be the subject of an international transfer, as well as the adoption of additional measures to protect the confidentiality and integrity of the same.
    More detailed information about these types of cookies can be found in the table below:

    NAME

    OWNER

    PURPOSE

    DURATION/EXPIRY

    _utma

    Google


    Distinguishes between users and sessions. A user is a person who visits the site. A session is the period that the user spends on the site, and may consist of several page visits. This allows for an analysis of how the site is used in terms of user page visits and views.

    2 years from creation/update

    _utmb

    Google

    Used to differentiate new sessions/visits from repeat visits. Return visitors can be identified through the use of the cookie, which new visitors will not have

    30 minutes from creation/refresh

    _utmc

    Google

    Used in conjunction with the _utmb cookie to determine whether a user is a new or return visitor.

    End of browsing session

    _utmz

    Google

    Stores the source of traffic or campaign that explains how the user got to the site

    6 months from creation/update

    _utmt

    Google

    Used to throttle the request rate. This means limiting the number of analysis events sent to Google

    10 minutes

    _ga

    Google

    Used by the web audience analysis tool to differentiate unique users

    2 years

    _gid

    Google

    Used by the web audience analysis tool to differentiate unique users

    24 hours

    utag_main

    Tealium

    It is used by the web audience analysis tool to record the number of pages you have viewed, the number of visits you have had to our site and a unique ID.

    1 year


    4.3. Third-party cookies - behavioural advertising
    Third-party cookies that may be downloaded to your computer when you use the Website and that are sent to your computer or terminal by a domain or equipment managed by a third party other than the Publisher or are inserted by the Publisher but the information in them is processed by a third party. These cookies do not allow the Publisher to know the identity of users browsing its website. The use of the information collected by the third parties by virtue of the aforementioned cookies is subject to their own privacy policies as well as the purpose of the same.
    Youtube: We use youtube for video playback. For more information on how it collects and treats data click https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=en&gl=en
  5. What is the legitimate basis for the use of cookies?
    With the exception of the case of technical and strictly necessary cookies that do not require the User's informed consent for their use, the Publisher will only place cookies on the User's computer with the User's prior informed consent. In this regard, consent may be given either by clicking on the "Accept all cookies" button or by configuring those for which the User freely chooses to give their consent through the cookie configuration panel that the Publisher has made available to them the first time they access the Website or the App.
  6. Can you revoke your consent?
    Once cookies have been installed, users may at any time choose to revoke their consent and delete them. To do this you can either:
  7. Cookies Policy update and contact
    This Cookies Policy may change depending on the cookies used. In the event that new types of cookies are included for which informed consent is required, the Publisher will duly inform the User and seek consent.
    Without prejudice to the previous paragraph, the Publisher recommends that you review this policy each time you access our website to be properly informed about how and for what purpose we use cookies and to be aware of any changes in the type of data that is collected.
    If the User has any questions about the Website's Cookie Policy, please contact the Publisher at the following e-mail: privacidadfundacionbs@gruposantander.com indicating "Cookie Policy" in the subject line.