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 Strictly necessary cookies inserted by the Publisher, technical and functionality cookies.

Strictly necessary and technical cookies have been inserted on the Web by the Publisher, which is also the one who accesses the information included in them and are intended to provide a particular service requested by the user and allow the operation from a technical point of view of the Web respectively.

Technical cookies include, for example, those that the Editor uses to control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access restricted areas. In addition, this type of cookies also includes cookies to customize the user interface as provided for in art. 22.2 of the LSSI is not necessary to consent to their use.

Functional cookies allow the site to provide better functionality (e.g. media player session cookies and for sharing content on social networks). They may be set by us or by third parties whose services we have added to our pages. The use of information collected by third parties by virtue of the aforementioned cookies is subject to their own privacy policies.

In the following table you will find more detailed information about the technical and strictly necessary cookies used by the Publisher on the Web:

NAMEPURPOSEDURATION/EXPIRATION PERIOD
OptanonAlertBoxClosedAllows not showing the message more than once to the user1 year
incap_ses_XXXXXXMaintains the status of the site’s pagesSession
OptanonConsentAllows not showing the message more than once to the user1 year
visid_incap_XXXXXX(*)Maintains the status of the site’s pages12 months
nIbi_XXXXXXKeeps the user accessing the same server for the duration of the sessionSession
dcd9a90357517bd2c628f67aaa4a06c6(*)Session CookiesSession
aa7092c1f11a4404295db9b2c3b9e781(*)Session CookiesSession
(*) server session cookies and may change over time

In the following table you will find more detailed information about the functionality cookies that are used on the Web and are from third parties:

NOMBRETITULARFINALIDADDURACIÓN/PERIODO DE EXPIRACIÓN
wp-wpml_current_languageSantandergto.comLanguage1 day
CONSENTyoutube.comWidget youtubeTwo 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
(*) server session cookies and may change over time

4.2. Analytical Cookies

These cookies allow the Publisher to monitor and analyze the behavior 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 AnalyticsAppears when storing and updating as a single value for each page visited1 Day
_gaGoogle Universal AnalyticsIt is used to calculate the data of visitors, sessions, and campaigns for the analytical reports of the sites.1 hour
_gat_UA-nnnnnnn-nnGoogle Universal AnalyticsIt is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high-traffic websites.Few seconds
___utmvGoogle Universal AnalyticsThis cookie enables the Google Analytics functionFew seconds

GOOGLE ANALYTICS is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. We use Google Analytics to monitor how visitors use the Site, compile reports and help improve the Site. For more information on how Google collects and processes data click on https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=es. If you wish to revoke your consent to the use of these cookies you can install the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On by following the instructions at the following link https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout, as well as revoke your consent to these cookies as explained in the section below.

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

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.

6. Can you revoke your consent?

Except for strictly necessary, technical and functional cookies that do not require the visitor’s informed consent for their use, the Publisher will only place cookies on the user’s computer with the user’s informed consent. In this sense, consent can 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 that the Publisher has made available to the user the first time he/she accesses the Website.

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: globaltocomms@gruposantander.com with the subject line “Cookie Policy”.