Cookies Policy

 

1. INTRODUCTION

This Cookies Policy establishes cookies or analogous devices that are or may be installed on your devices for browsing and using this website (hereinafter, the “Website”) owned by Grifols, SA (hereinafter, “Grifols”).

A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your device when you access certain websites. Cookies allow the website, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the number of visits, the browsing habits of the user or their equipment and, depending on the information they contain and the way in which they use their equipment, they can be used to recognise the user.

 

2. TYPES OF COOKIES

In particular, the following cookies will be installed if you browse the Web:

  • Session cookies: these cookies are installed during a single session. They disappear from your device when you close the browsing software you use or turn off the device. Persistent cookies: these cookies remain on your device after you close your browser or turn off your device. Persistent cookies are activated every time the user visits the Website that created the specific cookie.
  • Persistent cookies: these cookies remain on your device after you close your browser or turn off your device. Persistent cookies are activated every time the user visits the Website that created the specific cookie.

 

Both types of cookies could be used in connection with the allocation of unique identifiers in the event that the user interacts in any way required with Grifols.

Similarly, some of the cookies that can be installed on your device will be installed by third parties. This will normally be due to the provision of some type of services by said third parties to Grifols.

On this Website, Grifols uses the following types of cookies, which are processed either directly by Grifols or by collaborating third parties:

  • Technical cookies: are those that allow the user to browse through the Website and the use of different functionalities that exist in it, such as controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, access to restricted parts, to use security elements during browsing or storing, disseminating and / or sharing content.
  • Analysis Cookies: are those that allow the number of users to be quantified and thus perform the measurement and statistical analysis of the use and activity of the Website users, as well as the user’s browsing profiles on said Website, all of which is in order to introduce improvements.

 

Below you can find a detailed description of the cookies that Grifols uses and its purpose:

ENTITY COOKIE NAME TYPE OF COOKIE AND DURATION PURPOSE LINK
Google, Inc. (Google Analytics) _ga Analytics – 2 years It is used to distinguish users See More
Google, Inc. (Google Analytics) _gat Analytics – 10 minutes It is used to accelerate the percentage of requests See More
Google, Inc. (Google Analytics) _gid Analytics – 24 hours It is used to distinguish users See More
Google, Inc. (Google Analytics) _utma Technique – 2 years from the configuration or update It is used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is run and there is no utma cookie. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. See More
Google, Inc. (Google Analytics) __utmt Analytics – 10 minutes It is used to accelerate the percentage of requests. See More
Google, Inc. (Google Analytics) __utmb Analytics – 30 minutes from its configuration / update It is used to determine new sessions or visits. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is run and there is no cookie __utmb. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics See More
Google, Inc. (Google Analytics) __utmc Analytics – End of browser session It is not used in ga.js. It is configured to interact with urchin.js. Previously, this cookie acted together with the utmb cookie to determine if the user was in a new session or visit. See More
Google, Inc. (Google Analytics) __utmz Analytics – 6 months from the configuration or update Store the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user has reached the website. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is run and updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics. See More
Google, Inc. (Google Analytics) __utmv Analytics – 2 years from the configuration or update It is used to store personalised visitor variable data. This cookie is created when a programmer uses the _setCustomVar method with a custom visitor variable. It was also used for the withdrawn _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. See More
Grifols, SA cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics Technical – 12 meses Cookie established by the GDPR Cookie Consent Plugin. It is used to remember the user’s consent for cookies categorized as “Analytical”. N/A
Grifols, SA cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisement Technical – 12 meses Cookie established by the GDPR Cookie Consent Plugin. It is used to remember the user’s consent for cookies categorized as “Advertising”. N/A
Grifols, SA cookielawinfo-checkbox-functional Technical – 12 meses Cookie established by the GDPR Cookie Consent Plugin. It is used to remember the user’s consent for cookies categorized as “Personalization”. N/A
Grifols, SA cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary Technical – 12 meses Cookie established by the GDPR Cookie Consent Plugin. It is used to remember the user’s consent for cookies categorized as “Necessary” N/A
Grifols, SA cookielawinfo-checkbox-other Technical – 12 meses Cookie established by the GDPR Cookie Consent Plugin. It is used to remember the user’s consent for cookies categorized as “Other”. N/A
Grifols, SA cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance Technical – 12 meses Cookie established by the GDPR Cookie Consent Plugin. It is used to remember the user’s consent for cookies categorized as “Performance”. N/A
Grifols, SA viewed_cookie_policy Technical – 12 meses Cookie established by the GDPR Cookie Consent Plugin to store whether or not the user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not save any personal data. N/A
Grifols, SA test_cookie Technical – 1 day Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies. See More
Grifols, SA wp-settings-[ID Number] Technical – 1 year WordPress cookie that identifies the user with a number matching the one they have in the web user database. It is used to customize the view of the administration interface as well as the main interface of the site. See More
Grifols, SA wp-settings-time-[ID Number] Technical – 1 year WordPress cookie that identifies the user with a number matching the one they have in the web user database. It is used to customize the view of the administration interface as well as the main interface of the site. See More
Grifols, SA wordpress_sec_ Technical – Session Cookie used by WordPress to maintain the session for a registered user. See More
Grifols, SA wordpress_logged_in_ Technical – Session Functional cookie used by WordPress to identify the user who logged in. See More
Grifols, SA et-editor-available-post-[ID] Technical – Session It is used to manage the content of the website N/A

 

3. ACCESS AND BLOCKING OF COOKIES

The user can allow, block or delete these cookies at any time through the configuration options of his browser:

  • For Internet Explorer, click here
  • For Mozilla Firefox, click here
  • For Google Chrome, click here
  • For Safari, click here

 

Always remember to access the most up-to-date support information for these browsers to know how you can eliminate cookies, since the method may differ between different versions and operating systems.

In case you use any other Internet browser, we recommend that you frequently consult the different cookie management options that may be available in it.

The access and use of the Website imply the consent of the User to the installation and use of the cookies mentioned in the previous section. You can revoke your consent at any time by deactivating the cookies on the Website, as indicated in this section. However, we inform you that disabling technical cookies could result in a limitation of the functions of the Website.

 

4. MODIFICATION OF THE COOKIES POLICY

Grifols may modify the Cookies Policy, in whole or in part, if required by applicable legislation or to adapt it to the type of cookies used by the Website.

 

Update in May 2021