Cookies or browsing data are small information files or text fragments sent by a portal or technological application owned by Universidad CES and stored in the user’s browser or device. Through the cookies, the Portals remember information about the visit of the users, which allows to provide a better and safer browsing experience in it. The cookies are associated to anonymous users, that is, those who visit the Portals without identifying or registering, as well as those who do.

Cookies do not correspond to personal data, that is, by authorizing the use of cookies you are not authorizing the processing of your data, nor is Universidad CES storing or extracting personal data from your device or browser. When personal data are filled out in the portal, before its storage, Universidad CES will always require your prior authorization and will inform you of the data processing policy and the rights it holds as the owner of them according to Law 1581 of 2012.

On the other hand, cookies are not a virus or any other type of malicious program that can damage users’ devices. Additionally, cookies cannot erase or read information from the user’s computer or device.

Cookies are created and / or updated on the user’s computer or device automatically, when he access Universidad CES Portal, which allows Universidad CES or the third parties that it contracts, to follow the cookies of the user and therefore to the information that these cookies contain or obtain from the user. It is important to clarify that cookies are only read by the website that created them.

Types of cookies used by Universidad CES

1. Essential Cookies.

These cookies are essential for the use of the Portal, in the sense of facilitating the registration process in it, as well as allowing users faster and more secure access to the services selected within the Portal. Without these cookies, it is possible that Universidad CES cannot offer users certain services within the Portal or access to some applications hosted on it. Therefore, the portal may not work normally.

2. Functional Cookies.

Through the use of functional cookies, it is possible for Universidad CES or the third party that it contracts, to personalize the services offered on the Portal, providing each user with information that is or may be of interest, in attention to the use he makes of the services and the specific pages he visits within the Portal. Through these cookies, Universidad CES or the third parties that it hires, may offer users a better experience and better performance in navigation within the Portal.

3. Advertising Cookies.

Universidad CES or the third party it contracts, through the use of these cookies, will be able to deliver to the user publicity that it considers may be of interest, according to the preferences and behaviors that the user has or has had within the network of Portals of Universidad CES. Through these cookies, it will be possible to optimize the advertising that the user sees in the Portal or in his navigation in other websites.

4. Analysis or Performance Cookies.

Through the analysis or performance cookies, Universidad CES or the third one that it contracts, can carry out different analyzes and studies of the information collected, in order to improve the products and services that Universidad CES offers to the users.

The user can disable both the installation of cookies and their use by Universidad CES. To disable the installation and use of cookies the user must perform the procedure by browser as indicated below:

• Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Configuration.

For more information, you can consult Microsoft Support or the browser Help

• Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Settings

For more information, you can consult Mozilla Support or the browser Help.

• Chrome: Settings -> Show advanced options -> Privacy -> Content settings. For more information, you can check Google Support or the browser Help.

• Safari: Preferences -> Security.

For more information, you can check Apple Support or the browser Help.

The opt-out systems indicated above may lead to the installation of a “reject” cookie on your computer for your deactivation choice to work.

Additionally, there are other third-party tools, available online, that allow users to detect cookies on each website they visit and manage their deactivation, for example:

• Ghostery: http://www.ghostery.com/faq

• Vanilla Cookie Manager http://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/vanilla-cookie-manager/

If the user disables the installation or the use of cookies for the Portals, he may lose or affect some functionalities of the site, such as:

1. To be able to enter the Portals without having to indicate each time your username and password, this will save you time and allow you to use features such as bulletins, alerts, saved news, among others.

2. Publication of comments within the Portals.

3. Access to the content without restriction within the Portals.

4. Security in the use of the information that is entered in the Portals

5. Speed in the use of any service within the Portals.

Universidad CES may share information obtained through cookies with external persons or third parties (allies, customers, suppliers or companies linked to Universidad CES), in order to improve usability and user services. Likewise, the information that is received through the cookies will be used by Universidad CES and the previous third parties, for the purposes described in this document.

Universidad CES may hire third parties responsible for storing and obtaining information through cookies, or including cookies within Universidad CES portals, persons who may be located within Colombia or abroad. Likewise, Universidad CES may provide third parties, the information obtained from cookies to create user profiles, offer personalized campaigns, taking into account that it does not mean the delivery of personal information.

This Policy contains the necessary information that every user of the Portals must know about the use of cookies made by CES University or the third parties it contracts. Universidad CES may modify this document at any time and without prior notice to keep them current and updated. Therefore, we recommend users to review the date of preparation or update thereof, which is established at the end of this document.

In case of doubts or concerns about the use of cookies or any of the points detailed in this Policy, please write to the following email: habeasdata@ces.edu.co