Cookies Policy

1. Responsible Entity

By means of this notice, Santander Global Technology and Operations, S.L., a Spanish company, with registered office in Boadilla del Monte (Madrid), Avenida de Cantabria s/n with C.I.F. B-83325076 and registered in the Mercantile Registry of Madrid, Volume 30541, Folio 47, Section 8, Page number M306988, owner of this website (hereinafter, the “SGT&O” or the “Owner of the Website” indistinctly), informs the Users of the Website https://santandergto. com, as well as in the subdomains (hereinafter, the “Portal” or the “WEB”), about its cookies policy, so that they are aware of the cookies that will be used during their navigation through the Portal and can give their consent to them.

2. What are the Cookies?

Cookies are files that are downloaded and stored on the computer (computer/Smartphone/Tablet) of the user who navigates through the Internet when accessing certain web pages and applications and are used to store and retrieve information about the navigation that takes place from that computer.

Cookies may be installed either directly by the websites the user visits or by third parties with which the website is related, and they allow the user to know his/her activity on the same site or on other sites with which he/she is related, for example, the place from which he/she is accessing, the connection time, the device from which he/she is accessing (fixed or mobile), the operating system and browser used, the most visited pages, the number of clicks made and data regarding the user’s behavior on the Internet.

For more information on how websites and apps use cookies, click on https://www.allaboutcookies.org/en/

3. Protection of personal data

Under certain circumstances, the use of files or data storage and retrieval devices on terminal equipment of the recipients, such as cookies, may involve the processing of personal data. Such data processing will be legitimized on the condition that the users of the website have given their consent after they have been provided with clear and complete information on the use of such data, in particular on the purposes of data processing, with regard to the protection of personal data.

For this purpose, it should be taken into account that the Cookie Policy (hereinafter, “Cookie Policy”) is complemented by the privacy policy of this website.

4. Types of Cookies used

This website uses the following types of cookies:

4.1 Technical and strictly necessary cookies

These are cookies inserted by the Editor that are necessary for the proper functioning of the website or to provide a service requested by the user respectively. In this sense, personalisation or preference cookies are considered necessary in order to remember information so that the user can access the service with certain characteristics that may differentiate their experience from that of other users, such as, for example, the language or the number of results to be displayed in a search.

Technical cookies include, for example, user interface customisation cookies, cookies used by the Publisher to control traffic and data communication, session identification cookies, cookies for sharing content on social networks, etc.

As established in art. 22.2 of the LSSI, consent is not required for their use.

More detailed information about these types of cookies can be found in the table below:

NAMEPURPOSEDURATION/EXPIRATION PERIOD
OptanonAlertBoxClosedAllows not showing the message more than once to the user. Saves if the user has closed the cookie warning so as not to show it again.1 year
OptanonConsentAllows the message not to be shown more than once to the user. Saves whether the user has accepted or rejected cookies, so that the logic associated with their choice can be made.1 year
incap_ses_*Maintains the status of the pages of the site.
These cookies improve the performance of the website.
Session
visid_incap_ XXXXXXMaintains the status of the pages of the site.
These cookies improve the performance of the website.
12 months
_icl_current_languageIt is associated with a WPML multilingual WordPress plugin. It stores a language value for the website. When the cookie is set in response to a user action or request.1 day
45e17680cb7eb5bedb3e3e3d3be483017a (Random alphanumeric)Identifies the session with the serverSession

4.2. Analytical or Performance Cookies

These cookies may be own or third-party cookies and allow the Publisher to monitor and analyse the behaviour of users when they browse the Website or use its services. Thanks to them, the Publisher can find out which pages are the most or least visited, how visitors browse the site and analyse browsing, allowing it to make improvements based on the analysis of this usage information. The information handled does not make it possible to uniquely identify the user.

Among the analytical cookies used on this website are cookies from GOOGLE ANALYTICS.  GOOGLE ANALYTICS is a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland. Specifically, the use of Google Analytics allows the Publisher to monitor how visitors use the Website, compile reports and help improve the Website.

If you consent to the installation of web analytics or performance cookies on your device, please note that GOOGLE ANALYTICS cookies will be installed. The setting of these cookies may involve Google Ireland making international data transfers to the United States, which may, in very isolated and specific cases, involve access to the data by US authorities for investigative and national security purposes. However, in line with our high standards of privacy compliance, we inform you that between Google Ireland and its subcontractors in the United States, we subscribe to the Standard Contractual Clauses approved by the European Commission on 4 June 2021 as a safeguard mechanism recognised by the GDPR with the aim of preserving the security of data that may be subject to international transfer. We have also adopted additional measures to protect the confidentiality and integrity of personal information.

More detailed information about these types of cookies can be found in the table below:

NAMEHOLDERPURPOSEDURATION/EXPIRATION PERIOD
wp-wpml_current_languageSantandergto.comLanguage1 day
CONSENTyoutube.comWidget youtube2 years
YSCyoutube.comWidget youtubeSession
VISITOR_INFO01_LIVEyoutube.comWidget youtube6 months
_ggt_Google Universal AnalyticsUsed to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high-traffic websites.1 hour

4.2 Analysis Cookies

These cookies allow the Publisher to monitor and analyse the behaviour of users when they browse the Website or use the services. Thanks to them, the Publisher can measure the activity of the Website and draw up browsing profiles that allow improvements to be made based on the analysis of usage data. The information handled does not allow the user to be univocally identified, as it is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

The analysis cookies used on this website are GOOGLE ANALYTICS cookies.

In the following table you will find more detailed information about them:

NAMEHOLDERPURPOSEDURATION/EXPIRATION PERIOD
_gidGoogle Universal AnalyticsUsed to identify users for a single day. It appears to identify by means of an anonymous identifier for one day, in order to see how the visitor browses the website, it is anonymous and a random identifier is used as a statistical level.24 hours
_gaGoogle Universal AnalyticsUsed to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for site analytics reports. used to identify and distinguish a user. They store a unique customer identifier (customer ID), which is randomly generated. It is used to calculate user interactions (visits, user data, sessions and campaigns), in order to optimise the services offered.2 years
_gat_UA-Google Universal AnalyticsGoogle Analytics cookie to limit the percentage of requests. Used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on websites with a high volume of traffic.Few seconds
___utmvGoogle Universal AnalyticsThis cookie enables the Google Analytics functionFew seconds
_gat_XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXGoogle Universal AnalyticsGoogle Analytics CookiesFew seconds

4.3 Personalisation or Functional Cookies

These cookies allow the website to provide better functionality and personalisation. They may be set by the Publisher or by third parties.

More detailed information on these can be found in the table below:

HOLDERNAMEPURPOSEDURATION / EXPIRATION PERIOD
Santandergto.comwp-wpml_current_languageLanguage. Saves the navigation language on the web.1 day
Santandergto.com___utmvxxxxxxxxxxxxxx___utmvFew seconds
youtube.comCONSENTThis cookie collects information about the end-user’s use of the website and the advertising that the end-user may have seen before visiting the website.2 years

4.4. Advertising or Targeted Cookies

These are cookies that store information on the behaviour of users obtained through continuous observation of their browsing habits or their behaviour when they use the services of the Website, which allows a specific profile to be developed in order to show them advertising based on the same. They also allow the Publisher to introduce improvements based on the analysis of the data. The information handled does not allow the user to be uniquely identified. They may be inserted on the website either by the Publisher or by a third party.

More detailed information about third-party advertising or targeted cookies can be found in the table below:

HOLDERNAMEPURPOSEDURATION / EXPIRATION PERIOD
youtube.comGPSYouTube is a Google-owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded on websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services to display targeted advertising to web visitors on a wide range of its own and other websites.1 day
addtoany.com__cfduidThis domain is owned by AddToAny. The company’s principal activity is: Social sharing and monitoring services.2 years
doubleclick.netIDEThis domain is owned by Doubleclick (Google). The main business activity is: Doubleclick is Google’s real-time bidding advertising exchange.1 year

5. What is the legitimate basis for the use of cookies?

Except in the case of technical and strictly necessary cookies that do not require the User’s informed consent for their use, the Publisher will only place cookies on the User’s computer with the User’s prior informed consent. In this regard, consent may be given either by clicking on the “Accept all cookies” button or by configuring those for which the User freely chooses to give consent through the cookie configuration panel made available by the Publisher.

6. Can you revoke your consent?

Once the cookies have been installed, the user may at any time choose to revoke their consent and delete them. To do so, he or she may either:

  • Reconfigure the accepted cookies through the cookie configuration panel that the Publisher makes available to you at all times and which you can access through the following link.

7. Updating the Cookie and Contact Policy

This Cookie Policy may vary depending on the cookies used. In the event that new types of cookies are included for which informed consent is required, the Publisher will duly inform the User and obtain the appropriate consent.

Without prejudice to the provisions of the previous paragraph, the Publisher recommends that you review this policy each time you access our website in order to be properly informed about how and for what purpose we use cookies and to be aware of any changes in the type of data being collected.

If the User wishes to ask any questions about the Portal’s Cookie Policy, he may contact the Publisher at the following address: privacysantandergto@gruposantander.com¬†with the subject line “Cookie Policy”.