RESILIENCE helps you survive cancer with a strong heart

Cookie policy

Through this Cookies Policy, the Carlos III National Cardiovascular Research Centre, hereinafter CNIC, provides information on the use of cookies on this Website, owned by the CNIC, on their purpose and characteristics, as well as the procedures for accepting, rejecting, configuring or deleting them.

The use of the term “device” throughout this text shall refer to any device from which the User accesses the Website, such as a computer, mobile phone, tablet, etc.

The CNIC recommends that you read this Cookies Policy carefully.

  1. What are cookies?

Cookies are files or archives that are downloaded to the User’s device and allow information to be stored and retrieved when the User is browsing. In general, these technologies can be used for a wide range of purposes, such as, for example, recognising you as a User, obtaining information about browsing habits, or personalising the way in which content is displayed.

The specific uses that the CNIC makes of these technologies are described in section 3.

  1. Types of cookies

Cookies can be classified according to the following criteria:

2.1. Classification of cookies according to the entity that manages them.

First-party cookies: those that are sent to the User’s device from a computer or domain managed by the CNIC and from which the service requested by the User is provided.

Third-party cookies: these are those that are sent to the User’s device from a computer or domain that is not managed by the CNIC, but by another entity, which processes the data obtained through the cookies.

2.2. Classification of cookies according to the length of time they remain activated on the User’s device.

Session cookies: these are cookies that collect and store data while the user accesses the Website. They are usually used to store information that only needs to be kept for the provision of the service requested by the User on a single occasion (for example, a list of products purchased) and disappear at the end of the session.

Persistent cookies: these are cookies that store information for a period of time defined by the party responsible for the cookie and which can be accessed and processed during this period. This period varies according to each cookie, and can be from a few minutes to several years.

2.3. Classification of cookies according to their purpose (the most frequent ones are described)

Technical cookies: these allow the User to browse the Website and use the different options or services it contains. They are necessary to provide the service or content requested by the User and are responsible for technical aspects, such as, for example, identifying a session, accessing parts of restricted access, applying for registration or participation in an event, carrying out the purchase process of an order, enabling dynamic content, sharing content through social networks, etc.

Preference or personalisation cookies: these allow information to be remembered so that the user can access the Website with certain characteristics that can differentiate the experience of each user, such as, for example, the language, appearance or content of the Website depending on the type of browser used by the User, etc.

Analysis or measurement cookies: these are used to create browsing profiles and to be able to know the preferences of users in order to improve the range of products and services offered, as well as the website.

Advertising cookies: they allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, have been included on the website from which the requested service is provided based on criteria such as the edited content or the frequency at which the advertisements are shown.

Behavioural advertising cookies: these store information on user behaviour obtained through the continuous observation of the User’s browsing habits, in order to display relevant advertising according to the users’ browsing profile.


  1. What types of cookies does this Website use?

The cookies used by this website, the purpose for which they are used and the characteristics of each one of them are identified below.

Users can also consult the cookies used by this Website in the cookie configuration panel, which can be accessed either through the information banner that appears when visiting the Website for the first time, or through the following link: Cookies management.





The cookie allows the website owner

to deploy or change the content of the website in real time.




This cookie is used to determine the visitor’s preferred language and sets the language accordingly on the website, if possible.

1 year




It records a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data about how the visitor uses the website.

2 years

Third-party (Google)


Used by Google Analytics to monitor the rate of requests

1 day

Third-party (Google)


It registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data about how the visitor uses the website.

1 day

Third-party (Google)


  1. Review of Cookies

The list of cookies will be updated as quickly as possible as the services and/or information  offered on the Website change or evolve. However, occasionally during this update the list may not include all cookies, although it will always refer to cookies with equivalent purposes to those reflected in the list.


  1. International data transfers

CNIC informs that the third-party cookies used on this Website belong to entities located in the United States, a country that does not guarantee a level of protection equivalent to that which exists in the European Economic Area. Therefore, by virtue of Article 49.1 a) of General Data Protection Regulation, through the banner and/or the cookie management panel, we request and, where appropriate, obtain your explicit consent for the use of these cookies and the consequent international transfer of data to that country.

The User may be informed of the communications and transfers to third countries that, where appropriate, are made by the third parties identified in this Cookies Policy in their corresponding policies.


  1. Links to other websites

If you leave our Website through links to other websites that do not belong to our entity, CNIC will not be responsible for the privacy policies of these third parties or for the cookies that they may install on your device.


  1. How to manage or remove cookies?

You can manage or delete cookies as described below. However, you should be aware that if you block certain cookies, some functionalities or content of the Website may be affected.

7.1. Configuration of cookies through the cookies management panel of this Website

The User may manage the use of cookies that are not necessary for the basic operation of this Website at any time through the cookie management panel that can be accessed either through the information banner that appears when visiting the Website for the first time, or through the following link: Cookies management.

The removal of cookies, both own and third party, must be carried out directly through the cookie management options of the User’s browser, as explained in the following section.


7.2. Setting and/or deleting cookies through the browser

You can setup or delete cookies from the browser you use, following the instructions and options offered by your browser for this purpose.

Below are the links to the main browsers to consult the information on how to configure or delete cookies through the browser. However, please note that these are given for guidance only and may be changed at any time by these entities.

– Internet Explorer:



If you do not wish to be tracked by Google Analytics cookies, Google has developed an add-on to install in your browser which you can access at the following link:


  1. Acceptance of cookies

When accessing this Website for the first time, a banner will be displayed informing users about the use of cookies, and from which they can accept all cookies to continue browsing or access the cookie management panel to reject them or customise them according to their preferences.

This Website does not install cookies on Users’ devices until they have accepted their installation.

In the event of not accepting the use of cookies or disabling any of these, certain services may not be available or you may not be able to access certain services or take full advantage of all that this Website has to offer.


  1. Changes and updates to the Cookies Policy

The information in this Cookies Policy may be modified or updated, therefore we recommend users to review this Policy each time they access this Website in order to be properly informed about how and for what purpose we use cookies at any given time.


  1. Additional information on data processing

For further information on the processing of your information, and in particular, on your rights and the exercise of these, you may consult CNIC’s Privacy and Data Protection Policy, available at the foot of the page of this Website.

To exercise your rights against the third parties identified above in the list of cookies used by CNIC on this Website, please proceed in accordance with the provisions of their corresponding Privacy Policies. 




Logotipo Resilience

Are you a patient participating in RESILIENCE? Here you will find useful information about the details of your participation, activities specifically designed for you. You will also be able to contact RESILIENCE researchers.

In accordance with the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the protection of personal data of natural persons (GDPR), the personal information you have provided will be incorporated into the data processing systems of the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III (F.S.P.) for the purpose of attending your registration application in the restricted area for patients participating in the RESILIENCE study. The legal basis for processing your personal data for this purpose is your explicit consent. Your personal data will not be disclosed to any recipients other than those to whom you authorise or when required by law to do so. You may exercise your rights of access, right to rectification, to object, to erasure, to restriction of processing, data portability and not to be subject to automated individual decision-making. To exercise these rights, as well as to obtain additional information about the processing of your personal data, you can consult the following link Terms and Conditions