Definition and function of cookies

In accordance with the provisions of Law 34/2002 on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce, we inform you that this website stores information on the IP addresses of computers, and uses Cookies in order to provide a better service and offer you a better browsing experience.

Cookies are small text files containing information that are generated in the user’s computer or terminal when browsing the website. By browsing this website you consent to receive such Cookies. Through them INSTITUT D’INVESTIGACIÓ BIOMÉDICA DE BELLVITGE (IDIBELL) only obtains and conserves information under the conditions described in this Policy cookies:

What types of cookies do we use?

According to the length of time they remain active:

  • Session Cookies: These are a type of cookies designed to collect and store data while accessing our website and remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the page. As for example the cookies of identification.
  • Persistent Cookies: Cookies are a type of cookie in which data remains stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a specified period of time.

How do I set or disable cookies?

You can set your browser to warn you when cookies are received and refuse to accept them by activating the setting in your browser that allows you to reject them. However, we warn you that the deactivation of Cookies may lead to the limitation or even impossibility of access to some of the functionalities of our website, as well as some of the services may cease to function correctly.

For more details on how cookies are configured in your browser, please refer to the “Help” menu of your browser.

We also suggest you consult the following websites: Aboutcookies, youronlinechoices, Network Advertising Initiative or Digital Advertising Alliance where you will find detailed explanations on how to delete cookies from your computer and more general information about them.

Cookies of third parties / collaborating companies

  • Google

Google offers a number of products to help us manage our ads and websites, including Google Analytics. When you visit our website, some cookies may be sent to your browser.

These cookies may be enabled from a number of different domains, including, and to allow us to use joint services to the Google service, such as an ad measurement and reporting service. Learn more about the types of cookies Google uses.

Google Analytics is the analytics tool that helps our website understand how users interact with its properties. You can use a set of cookies to collect information and report usage statistics of websites without personally identifying Google’s visitors. Learn more about Google Analytics cookies.