Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona - Hospital

Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

Last modification: 29/10/2020

Updates and changes in the Cookies Policy

The variation of the cookies that appears on this website may not be related to its management and maintenance, so periodic reviews are carried out to adapt the cookie policy to current regulations.

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  • The SJD Barcelona Children’s Hospital recognizes the importance of current regulations and regulations regarding privacy and data protection. In this sense, the protection of the security, integrity and confidentiality of the information of our clients and users is very important to us and, therefore, we want to act responsibly in this matter. This page describes the cookie policy that we use on our website (hereinafter the "Website").
  • For the purposes of this cookie policy, the provisions contained in the Legal Notice and the Privacy Policy will be of joint application.

Acceptance of the cookie policy

  • As indicated in the first layer ("banner about cookies") the user has accepted or may accept this cookie policy.
  • The fact that a user uses technical means to prevent the download of cookies in his browser does not invalidate the consent given for legal purposes, although the technical result may imply the partial or total non-downloading of the same with the effects described below in this cookie policy.


We use cookies in order to make user navigation on our Website more functional and useful. In this sense, and with the aim of guaranteeing the user all the information necessary for proper navigation, we provide the following informative text about what cookies are and how the user can disable them.

Definition of cookie

Currently, all web pages (regardless of the service they provide) use cookies, that is, they store minimal information on the use made by the user on the Website. For this reason, a cookie can be defined as a small text file or device of general use that is downloaded to the user's terminal equipment when browsing the web pages in order to store data that can be updated and retrieved by the entity responsible for its installation.

Purposes, management of cookies and types of cookies

  • Technical cookies: are those that allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and the use of the different options or services that exist in it, such as, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, access parts of restricted access, use security elements while browsing, store content for broadcasting videos or sound or share content through social networks.
  • Personalization cookies: are those that allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user's terminal, such as the language, the type of browser through which the service is accessed, the regional configuration from where you access the service, etc.
  • Analysis cookies: are those that allow the person responsible for them to monitor and analyse the behaviour of the users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the websites, application or platform and to create navigation profiles of the users of said sites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of the usage data made by the users of the service.
  • Advertising cookies: are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included in a web page, application or platform from which the requested service is provided based on criteria such as edited content or how often the ads are shown.
  • Behavioural advertising cookies: are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included in a web page, application or platform from which the requested service is provided. These cookies store information on the behaviour of users obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on it.

Cookies used on the site

Name Type Purpose Domain Own / Third party Expiration
has_js Technical Control if browser accepts Javascript. Own Session


Technical Remembers whether the visitor has accepted the cookie policy Own 3 months
_ga Analysis Collect standard log information and data about the habits of visitors anonymously. Third party 2 years
_dc__gtm__UA-* Analysis Monitor the activity on it. Third party 1 minute
_gid Analysis Distinguish the users. Third party 1 day
adaptive_image Technical Decide resolution Own Session

Deactivation and uninstallation of cookies

Most computers accept the use of cookies automatically. However, the user has the possibility to decide whether or not to keep cookies enabled on their computer.

The fact of disabling cookies may imply the loss of an optimal functioning of the Website, being disabled some of the characteristics or services provided by it (for example, impossibility of registering, among others). However, even having disabled all cookies, the web browser collects certain essential information for the basic operation of the Website.

The user who wishes to disable cookies can do so from the preferences section of their Internet browser. Below, we indicate the links enabled by the most popular browsers, with the instructions to manage cookies, on various devices and versions if necessary: