Cookies Policy

Our website BARCELONA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (henceforth the ‘Website’) uses a technology called ‘cookies’, the purpose of which is to gather information on the use of the Website. BIST may use cookies in order to facilitate your browsing on the Website, to distinguish you from other users, provide you with a better user experience, and identify problems to improve our website. Provided that you give your consent, we will therefore use cookies to enable us to obtain more information on your preferences and to personalize our website to suit your personal interests. The aim of this cookies policy is to provide clear and precise information on the cookies used on our Website (the ‘Cookies Policy’). If you would like more information on the cookies used on the Website, please send an email to this address:


A cookie is a file that is downloaded on to your equipment (computer or mobile device) to store data that can be updated and retrieved by the body responsible for its installation. Information collected by cookies may include the date and time of visits to the Webpage, the pages viewed, the time you have spent on our Website and the sites visited just before and after.

Types of cookies used on the website

BIST uses the following cookies on this Website:
  1. Own cookies: these are cookies that are sent to your computer and managed exclusively by us to improve the functionality of the Website and are strictly necessary for the provision of specific services expressly requested by our Users. The information we ask for is used to improve the quality of our service and your experience as a User. These cookies stay on your browser longer, which allows us to recognize you as a returning visitor to the Website and to adapt the content so that it fits your preferences better.
  2. Third party cookies: third party cookies are installed by a different domain from our Website.


In accordance with the provisions of Article 22.2 of the Law on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce, BIST will only use cookies if the User has given prior consent in accordance with the information contained in the pop-up box of the User’s browser when he or she accesses the Website for the first time. By browsing and remaining on our Website, you will be giving your consent to the use of the abovementioned cookies for the purposes indicated and contained in the terms and conditions of this Cookies Policy.

Disabling and blocking cookies

We inform you that you can in any case block or disable cookies by changing your browser settings to allow them to reject the installation of all or some cookies. Browsers usually allow the presence of cookies to be indicated or for them to be automatically blocked. If you block them, you will be able to continue using our Website, although the use of some of its services may be limited, leading to your experience of our Website to be less satisfactory.

Withdrawing my consent

If at any time you wish to withdraw your consent regarding this Cookies Policy, you will need to delete the cookies stored on your equipment (computer or mobile device) by changing the settings of your Internet browser. For more information on deleting, disabling or blocking cookies, please visit: Unless you change your browser settings, our system will create cookies whenever you visit our Website. Remember that all Internet browsers allow this setting to be changed. For more information on how to change your cookies settings on the following browsers, please click on the relevant link: Internet Explorer: Firefox Chrome Safari – And for iOS:

Changes to the cookies policy

It is possible that we might update the Cookies Policy of our Website; we therefore recommend that you review this policy every time you access our Website in order to ensure you are adequately informed on how and why we use cookies. The Cookies Policy was last updated on August 2016.


If you have any queries, comments or suggestions about the Cookies Policy, please write to