In accordance with the provisions established in the European data protection regulations and, in particular, in the General Data Protection Regulation, published in May 2016 and applicable as of May 25, 2018, Medichem S.A (hereinafter “Medichem”) informs the USER that personal data provided by it through the Website (hereinafter, the “Website”), as well as the data to which Medichem may have access as a result of his browsing, requests, or use thereof (hereinafter, the “Personal Data”) shall be collected in a filing system of which Medichem is the controller.

Our website uses cookies to analyze the browsing of USERS. In order to correctly view the website, it is necessary that the USER provide his explicit consent. To this end, we have enabled a pop-up that appears at the beginning of the browsing session, and will request his consent, without which the browsing of the website cannot continue.

What are cookies?

Cookies are files generated on the computer of the USER and which are installed on the equipment from which our Website is accessed. They allow the USER himself to store the information generated by his activities on the web for the purposes described in this page.

Cookies allow the Website, inter alia, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a USER or his equipment and, depending on the information they contain and the way the user uses them, they can be used to recognize the USER.

What types of cookies are there?

  • Own cookies

Those which we send to your computer or terminal from our website.

  • Third-Party Cookies

Those which are sent to your computer or terminal from the domain or a website that is not managed by us, but by another entity which processes the data obtained through cookies.

  • Session Cookies

Session cookies are designed to collect and store data while you access our website; they are memorized cookies and only have temporary validity, i.e., until the USER ends browsing the Website. These cookies do not permanently record any information on the hard drive of your computer.

  • Persistent cookies

They are a type of cookie which data are stored in the terminal, and may be accessed and processed for a specific period of time, which can range from a few minutes to several years.

  • Browser Cookies

The main objective of browser cookies is to avoid offering the USER recommendations not related to their interests and to offer targeted and customized offers.

These browser cookies base their usefulness on the temporary monitoring of online browsing. The USER has the ability to delete this type of cookie prior to browsing other pages.

  • Statistical and analysis cookies

Statistical cookies are those which, when well processed by us or by a third party, allow us to quantify the number of USERS and to carry out the measurement and statistical analysis of the use of our website by USERS. These cookies allow knowing the following information:

  • The date and time the USER visited the Website.
  • Access to the content that the USER chose in his last visit to the Website.

To carry out the statistics of the use of the Website, we use statistical tools with a scope limited to the functions described in the above paragraph, and in order to determine the level of recurrence of our visitors and the content which are the most interesting. This way, we can focus our efforts on improving the most visited areas and allow the USER to more easily find what he is looking for. The objective is to improve the supply of products and services that we offer.

The Website can use the information of the USER’s visit to make assessments and statistical calculations on anonymized data, as well as to ensure continuous service or to make improvements to the Website. Such information will not be used for any other purposes.

What Cookies are used on the website

Here is an explanatory chart, detailing what cookies we used on our Website, what their objectives are and the expiration thereof.

Managing EntityCookiePurposeExpiration
OwnPHPSESSIDNative PHP Cookie that allows the web to save serialized status dataSession
Third Party_gaMetrics2 years
Third Party1P_JARMetrics7 days
Third PartyfrIt provides information to Facebook to associate functionality of Social Plugin.90 days

Management and Administration of Cookies

The USER can limit and block all cookies used by this website through the pop-up information and settings enabled for this purpose, an option listed automatically the first time the site is accessed and before accepting the policy.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, the USER can set his browser to accept or reject by default all cookies or to receive a notice on-screen for the receipt of each cookie, and decide at that time whether or not it will be implanted on the hard drive. To this end, we suggest to the USER to visit the help section of his browser to know how to change the settings he currently uses.

Likewise, the USER has the ability to at any time revoke the consent provided for the use of cookies by Medichem by changing his browser setting for this purpose under the terms envisaged in the previous section. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the USER should keep in mind that the deactivation thereof could affect the proper functioning of certain website’s sections.

The USER can view the instructions and manuals of his browser to expand this information:

If Microsoft Internet Explorer is used, it is in the Tools menu option, by selecting Internet Options and accessing Privacy.

If Firefox for Mac is used, in the menu option Preferences, by selecting Privacy, accessing the section Show Cookies. For Windows, in the menu option Tools, by selecting Options, accessing Privacy, and then Using a customized History setting.

If Safari is used, on the menu option Preferences, by selecting Privacy.

If Google Chrome for Mac is used, in the menu option Tools, by selecting Options (Preferences in Mac), accessing Advanced, and then the option Settings of Content of the section Privacy, and finally by checking Cookies in the box Configuration of Content.

The USER may allow, block, or delete the cookies installed on his computer by configuring the browser options on his computer or mobile device.

Here for more information on the Firefox browser:

Here or more information about the Chrome browser:

Here for more information about the Explorer browser from:

Here for more information about the Safari browser:

Here for more information about the Safari browser in iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch from:

For more information about the Opera browser:

Last Revised: Barcelona, May 2020