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Cookie Policy

A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain websites. Cookies allow a website, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their computer and, depending on the information they contain and the way you use your computer, can be used to recognise the user. The user's browser stores cookies on the hard drive only during the current session, occupying minimal memory space and not harming the computer. Cookies do not contain any kind of specific personal information, and most of them are deleted from the hard drive at the end of the browser session (what are known as session cookies).
Most browsers accept cookies as standard and, regardless of the cookie, allow or prevent temporary or stored cookies in the security settings.
Without your express consent (by activating cookies in your browser) the Biblioteca Nacional de España (hereinafter, BNE) will not include links in cookies to the data stored with your personal data provided at the time of registration or purchase.

 

What types of cookies does this website use?

  • Technical cookies: These are the cookies that allow the user to navigate through a website, platform or application and to use the different options or services that exist therein, such as, for example, monitoring traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing parts with restricted access, remembering the elements in an order, executing the purchase process of an order, applying for registration or participation in an event, using security elements during navigation, storing content for the circulation of videos or sound, or sharing content through social networks.
  • Personalisation cookies: These cookies allow the user to access the service with some general characteristics predefined according to a series of criteria in the user's terminal such as, for example, the language, the type of browser through which the service is accessed, the regional configuration from which the service is accessed, etc.
  • Analysis cookies: These are those that, whether handled by us or by third parties, 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 service offered. In order to do this, your navigation on our website is analysed in order to improve our offer of products and services.
  • Third-party cookies: The BNE Website can use third-party services that, on behalf of the BNE, collect information for statistical purposes, the use of the Site by the user and for the provision of other services related to the activity of the Website and other Internet services. In particular, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. whose registered office is in the United States, at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California 94043. In order to provide these services, they use cookies that collect information, including the user’s IP address, which will be transferred, processed and stored by Google under the terms set forth on the Google.com website. This includes the possible transfer of this information to third parties to comply with legal requirements or when these third parties process the information on Google's behalf.

By using this Site, the User expressly agrees to the processing of the information collected in the manner and for the purposes set out above. You also acknowledge that you may refuse the processing of such data or information by rejecting the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, this option of blocking cookies in your browser may not allow the full use of all the functions of the Website.
You can allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by configuring the options of the browser installed on your computer:
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If you have any questions about this cookie policy, you can contact the BNE at gestorweb@bne.es