Startup Europe Awards

Cookies policy

This website uses third-party and own cookies to allow users to have a better browsing experience, so that they can share content on social networks and so that we can obtain statistics from them.

You can prevent cookies from being downloaded and stored on your device through your browser settings.

We do not use any personal information from cookies: we only use general visitor statistics that do not compromise any personal information.

It is very important that you read this cookie policy and understand that, if you continue browsing, we will consider that you accept its use.

According to the terms included in Article 22.2 of Law 34/2002 of Services of the Information Society and Electronic Commerce, if you continue browsing you will be giving your consent to the use of the aforementioned mechanisms.

Responsible entity

The entity responsible for the collection, processing and use of your personal data, in the sense established by the Personal Data Protection Law is the website

What are cookies?

Cookies are a set of data that a server deposits in the user’s browser to collect standard Internet log information and information on the behavior of visitors to a website. In other words, they are small text files that are stored on the computer’s hard drive and are used to identify the user when he/she connects to the website again. Their purpose is to record the user’s visit and store certain information. Its use is common and frequent on the web as it allows pages to function more efficiently and achieve greater customization and analysis of user behavior.

What types of cookies exist?

The cookies used on our website are session and third party cookies. They allow us to store and access information related to language, type of browser used and other general characteristics predefined by the user. In the same way, they allow us to follow and analyze the activity carried out by the user, in order to introduce improvements and provide our services in a more efficient and personalized way.

Cookies, depending on their permanence, can be divided into session or permanent cookies, those that expire when the user closes the browser, and those that expire depending on when the purpose for which they serve is fulfilled (for example, to keep the user identified in Finnova services) or when they are manually deleted.

Name Type Expiration Purpose Class __utma Third-party (Google Analytics) 2 years Used to distinguish users and sessions. Not Exempt __utmb Third-party (Google Analytics) 30 minutes Used to determine new sessions or visits Not Exempt __utmc Third-party (Google Analytics) At the end of the session Set for use with Urchin Not Exempt __utmz Third-party (Google Analytics) 6 months Stores the origin or campaign that explains how the user arrived at the website Not Exempt Additionally, depending on their purpose, cookies can be classified as follows:

Performance cookies.

This type of cookie remembers your preferences for the tools found in the services, so you do not have to reconfigure the service each time the user visits the website. By way of example, this typology includes the volume settings of video or sound players; the video transmission speeds that are compatible with your browser, and the objects saved in the “shopping cart” in e-commerce or e-commerce services such as stores.

Geolocation cookies

These cookies are used to find out which country you are in when you request a service. This cookie is completely anonymous, and is only used to help target content to your location.

Registration cookies

Registration cookies are generated once the user has registered or subsequently logged in, and are used to identify you to the services for the following purposes:

To keep the user identified after closing the browser, service or computer, which facilitates your experience. This functionality can be deleted if the user clicks on the “log out” functionality, so that this cookie is deleted and the next time the user enters the service the user will have to log in to be identified.

Check if the user is authorized to access certain services, for example, to participate in a contest.

Additionally, some services may use connectors with social networks such as Facebook or Twitter. When the user registers for a service with credentials from a social network, he/she authorizes the social network to store a persistent cookie that remembers his/her identity and grants access to the services until it expires. The user can delete this cookie and revoke access to services through social networks by updating your preferences on the social network you specify.

Analytical Cookies

Each time a user visits a service, a tool from an external provider generates an analytics cookie on the user’s computer. This cookie, which is only generated during the visit, will be used in future visits to Finnova services to anonymously identify the visitor. The main objectives pursued are:

To allow anonymous identification of browsing users through the cookie (identifies browsers and devices, not people) and, therefore, the approximate counting of the number of visitors and their trend over time. Identify anonymously the most visited content and therefore more attractive to users Know if the user who is accessing is new or repeat visit.

Important: unless the user decides to register in a Finnova service, the cookie will never be associated with any personal data that can identify the user. These cookies will only be used for statistical purposes to help optimize the user experience on the site.

Advertising cookies

This type of cookies allow to extend the information of the advertisements shown to each anonymous user in Finnova’s services. Among others, they store the duration or frequency of display of advertising positions, the interaction with them or browsing patterns or user behaviors, as they help to form a profile of advertising interest. In this way, they make it possible to offer advertising related to the user’s interests.

Third-party advertising cookies

In addition to the advertising managed by Finnova’s webs in its services, Finnova’s webs offer its advertisers the option of serving ads through third parties (Ad-Servers). In this way, these third parties can store cookies sent from Finnova services from users’ browsers, as well as access the data stored in them.

The companies that generate these cookies have their own privacy policies. Currently, Finnova websites use the Doubleclick platform (Google) to manage these services. For more information, go to and

How can I disable cookies in my browser?

Different browsers can be configured to warn the user of the reception of cookies and, if desired, prevent their installation on the computer. Likewise, the user can check in his browser which cookies he has installed and what is the expiration date of the same, being able to delete them.

For more information, please consult the instructions and manuals of your browser:

For more information on the management of cookies in Google Chrome, go to:

For more information on the management of cookies in Internet Explorer, access:

For more information on how to manage cookies in Mozilla Firefox, go to :

For more information on how to manage cookies in Safari, go to:

For more information on how to manage cookies in Opera, go to :

If you wish to stop being tracked by Google Analytics visit :

To learn more about cookies

You can learn more about online behavioral advertising and online privacy at the following link :

Google Analytics data protection:

How Google Analytics uses cookies:

Updates and changes to the privacy/cookie policy

Finnova websites may modify this cookies policy according to legislative and regulatory requirements or in order to adapt this policy to the instructions issued by the Spanish Data Protection Agency; therefore, users are advised to visit it periodically.

When significant changes are made to this cookie policy, these will be communicated to users either through the website or via email to registered users.