Cookie Policy

DESCRIPTION OF COOKIES: A “Cookie” is a small text file that a website stores in the user’s browser, facilitating navigation through a web page and are essential for the functioning of the internet.

Cookies are used, for example, to remember users’ tastes on the web: Language and browsers are used, to analyse user habits and behaviour to improve the services offered or to adapt the contents of a web page to the visitor’s preferences.

Cookies can be classified as follows:

According to the entity that manages them:

First-party cookies: These are sent to your computer from our equipment or domains from which we provide the service you request.

Third-party cookies: These are those that are sent to your computer from a computer or domain that is not managed by us but by another collaborating entity. For example, those used by social networks or external content such as Google maps.

Depending on the length of time they remain activated:

Session cookies: These are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the website so that none is recorded on your computer’s hard drive. The information obtained through these cookies is used to analyse web traffic patterns. In the long run, this allows us to provide a better experience to improve the content and facilitate its use.

Persistent cookies: these are stored on your hard drive, and our website reads them each time you visit our site. A persistent website has a specific expiry date. The cookie will stop working after that date. We generally use these cookies to facilitate the purchase and registration services.

According to their purpose:

Technical cookies: These are those necessary for browsing and the proper functioning of our website. They allow, for example, to control traffic and data communication, access restricted areas, carry out the purchase process of an order, use security elements, and store content to be able to broadcast videos or share content through social networks.

Personalisation cookies: These are cookies that allow you to access the service with predefined characteristics depending on a series of criteria, such as language, the type of browser through which you access the service, the regional configuration from where you access the service, etc.

Analysis cookies: These cookies allow us to quantify the number of users and thus carry out the measurement and statistical analysis of the use made by users of the services provided. To do this, your browsing on our website is analysed to improve the range of products and services we offer.

Advertising Cookies: These allow the management of the advertising spaces that may be included on our website in the most efficient way possible.

Behavioural advertising cookies: These cookies store information on user behaviour obtained through continuous observation. Thanks to them, we can learn about your internet browsing habits and show you advertising related to your browsing profile.

WHAT COOKIES WE USE AND FOR WHAT PURPOSES: Our website uses the following types of cookies:

First-party cookies: these are strictly necessary cookies. They allow the user to interact with the website using all its functions.

Analytical Cookies: these are cookies used for analysis, research or statistics to know the most visited sections, connection points, etc. and thus be able to improve the web portal.

Add-on cookies: these are cookies used by external add-ons installed on the website for its proper functioning, such as displaying the information banner on the use of cookies. 

Social network cookies: these are cookies used to identify you as a user on the social network and to be able to interact through your profile via the APIs installed.


WAYS TO BLOCK AND LIMIT THE USE OF COOKIES: It is important to note that these technologies are not intrusive since all information obtained through cookies is completely anonymous and, in no case, can be associated with a specific and identified user. This information allows The Startup Island to adapt and improve its services to users’ interests. However, the user can prevent the generation of cookies by selecting the appropriate option in your browser. The Startup Island informs you that if you disable cookies, browsing may be slower than usual.

Specifically, all browsers allow you to make changes that allow you to disable the configuration of cookies. These settings are located in your browser’s “options” or “preferences” menu.

The following links show you how to disable cookies following the instructions of the most commonly used browsers:

Internet Explorer

Mozilla Firefox

Google Chrome


Safari for iOS (iPhone and iPad)

However, if you wish to block Google’s analytical cookies, you can install an add-on in your browser developed by following the instructions indicated in the following link. 

MORE INFORMATION: Any user who has any questions about these technologies can send us the query through our email: [email protected]

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