NOTE: This Policy is an integral part of the Privacy Policy.

What are cookies?

Cookies are a tool used by web servers to store and retrieve information about their visitors. A cookie is a unique identifier in the form of a text file that some servers send to the user’s device to record information about activities on those pages, enabling it to improve the site’s quality and security. Each cookie has an expiration date, which can range from the duration of the session until a specified future date after which they will be trashed.

Use of cookies on this website

This website uses cookies to facilitate browsing, to ensure security, and to achieve greater efficiency and personalization of the services offered to users.

Types of cookies used on this website

The cookies used are classified as follows:

  1. Session cookies: these are temporary cookies that are stored on the user’s device but are deleted when the session ends. The information collected is used to analyse traffic patterns on the web and to provide our web services, such as free email.
  2. Permanent cookies: these are stored on the user’s device and allow browsing information to be recovered during future visits. These expire but some time after the session has ended. These cookies enable us to personalize your visit by retaining user preferences (e.g. country and language).

The following session and permanent cookies are used for the purposes detailed below:

Own cookies

Some are strictly necessary, for example, those required for proper browsing or for recognizing user preferences during a visit to the website, and first-party analytics cookies, which compile statistical data on user activity.

Name of cookie Expiration Purpose
JSESSIONID Session This is a session identifier provided by the servlet container to distinguish between user sessions
NSC_* 1 h This cookie is required by NetScalers (balancers) to ensure proper functioning of the infrastructure. Specifically, it is necessary to properly upload the CV, so that further requests from the same user are properly routed.

Third-party cookies:

These are used for identification or for embedding external content (e.g. from Google).

Name of cookie Expiration Purpose
_utma:2 years_utmb:30 min

_utmc: session

_utmz:6 months

These Google Analytics cookies generate an anonymous user ID that is used to count how many times a user visits the site. It also records the date of the first and last visit.
BCSI-CS-* Sesión This Google cookie is used to keep users logged in.

The entity uses third-party services, including cookie technology, for audience analytics.

Cookies from technology partners:

  • Google

Google collaborates with the entity on web analytics. The cookie tells Google which pages, products and services have been visited, and allows it to find the corresponding ads. Google writes both session and persistent cookies. These cookies do not store personal data. Removing or disabling cookies does not limit the site’s functionality. More details about how the entity uses third-party services to collect and use information about its website can be found at

Please note that configuring your browser to reject cookies will not prevent you from browsing the site. The only drawback will be that you won’t benefit from the features that require cookies (i.e. those provided by session cookies). In any event, the user may delete cookies stored on his device at any time by following the procedure in the section entitled “How to manage cookies in computers”.

How to manage cookies in computers

If you want to allow the use of cookies on our site, please follow the instructions below.

  • Google Chrome

1. When you open the browser, click on “Tools” at the top of the page and select the “Options” tab.
2. Click on “Privacy”.
3. Select the “Enable cookie management” checkbox.

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0

1. When you open the browser, click on “Tools” at the top of the page and select the “Options” tab.
2. Check the “Privacy” tab to make sure that it is configured for medium or low security.
3. If internet settings are not on medium, cookies will be blocked.

  • Mozilla Firefox

1. When you open the browser, click on “Tools” at the top of the page and select the “Options” tab.
2. Select the “Privacy” icon.
3. Click on cookies, and then on “Enable cookie management”.

  • Safari

1. When you open the browser, click on “Tools” at the top of the page and select the “Options” tab.
2. Click on the “Privacy” tab and check whether or not the “Block cookies from third parties and advertisers” is checked.
3. Click on “Save”.

Cookies installation for Mac

If you have a Mac and would like to enable our cookies to access your computer, follow the instructions below:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 for OSX

1. Open “Explorer” and choose “Preferences” in the menu bar.
2. Scroll down to “Cookies”.
3. Click on “Do not ask me again”.

  • Safari on OSX

1. Open Safari and choose “Preferences” in the Safari menu.
2. Click on the “Privacy” tab and mark the box “Block cookies: never”.
3. Choose the option: “Only from the site I am currently browsing”

  • Mozilla and Netscape on OSX

1. Open Mozilla or Netscape and click on “Preferences” in the menu.
2. Scroll down to “Cookies”, just above “Privacy and Security”.
3. Click on the option “Allow cookie access only from current site”.

  • Opera

1. Pull down the Opera menu.
2. Choose “Preferences” and click on the “Advanced” tab.
3. Choose “Cookies” and click on “Accept cookies”.

Date drafted: September 2013.
Version: 02