Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy is an integral part of the Legal Notice and Privacy Policy of the website  (the "Platform") of Fundación Científica de la Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer (hereinafter, “FCAECC”), with registered office in Calle Teniente Coronel Noreña, 30, 28045, Madrid (Spain), and with tax identification number G-28655033.

Accessing and browsing the Platform or using the services thereon implies acceptance of the terms and conditions set out in the Legal Notice and Privacy Policy.

In order to facilitate navigation through the Platform, FCAECC informs that it uses cookies or other data storage and retrieval devices with similar functionalities (hereinafter, "Cookies").

In this sense and intending to guarantee the user all the necessary information for correct navigation, we make available to the user the following informative text on what Cookies are, what types of cookies exist on our Platform and how it is possible to configure or disable them.


Cookies are files containing small amounts of information that are downloaded to the user's device when he or she visits a website. Their main purpose is to recognise the user each time he or she accesses the Platform, also allowing to improve the quality and use of the Platform.

Cookies are essential for the operation of the Internet; they cannot damage the user's equipment/device and, if activated in your browser settings, they help identify and resolve possible errors in the operation of the Platform.


Specifically, FCAECC is using Cookies for the purposes set forth below. If other Cookies are used in the future, the user will be informed of this.

  1. Technical Cookies

These cookies allow the user to navigate through the Platform and use its different functionalities, such as, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing parts of restricted access, using security elements during navigation, storing content for video or sound broadcasting or sharing content through social networks.

FCAECC may set technical Cookies on your device that are necessary to enable the functionalities requested by the user, so his or her consent will not be necessary. If you disable or block all Cookies in your browser, your navigation on the Platform may not be optimal and some of the utilities may not function properly.

These are the technical Cookies used on the Platform








This cookie is used for increased security to verify a user identity upon re-login after a session timeout. It stores the user’s unique identifier (commonly a 6-digit number) within the SmartSimple database.

Upon session or browser termination



This cookie is use for increased security to determine whether a CAPTCHA verification is required for a page. It stores a true/false flag that is set upon different conditions in the application.

Upon session or browser termination


This cookie is optimally employed to improve the user experience upon logout. It stores the URL that a user came from prior to reaching the SmartSimple login screen. It is enabled when logout redirect is configured to remember and return the user to a previous address that they were on before navigating to SmartSimple.

Upon session or browser termination



Exponential Education has enabled a Cookie settings panel to select the purposes for which Cookies may be installed, which you can access via the link below. Through this tool the user can accept all Cookies, reject them (except those that are necessary for the operation of the website) or configure them granularly.

You can also allow, block or delete Cookies through the browser settings tools:

a)         If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer, you will find the option in the menu Tools > Internet Options > Privacy > Settings. To learn more, visit and 

b)         If you use Firefox, you will find the option in the menu Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies. To learn more, visit

c)         If you use Chrome, in the Options > Advanced > Privacy section. To learn more  

d)        If you use Opera, under the Security and Privacy option, you can configure the browser. To find out more visit

e)         If you use Safari, you'll find the option in the Preferences/Privacy menu. More information at: 


Last update: May 2020