Cookies policy

We inform you that for the correct functioning of the website, the navigation system uses some navigation data ("cookies") to be able to offer a more personalized service to the users of the website.

You are hereby informed that, for the proper operation of the BSC-CNS website, under the property and control of the BARCELONA SUPERCOMPUTING CENTER- CENTRO NACIONAL DE SUPERCOMPUTACIÓN (BSC-CNS), the browsing system uses certain browsing data (“Cookies”) to offer a more customized service to website users. “Cookies” are small text files stored in the browser as the user navigates webpages and applications. It allows us to obtain information on the IP address used by the computer to access the webpage, the URL of the requested webpage, the connection time and other parameters relating to the user's operating system and computer environment. This information is only gathered to identify the session in order to facilitate website analytics.

BSC-CNS uses, on its website, technical cookies that do not gather any data that may identify the user, as well as third-party and persistent cookies. The third-party cookies are those used by the service provided by Google Analytics, which is a web statistics service offered by Google, Inc. Google Analytics gathers information on the user's device to obtain report on the application's activity, and stores the information gathered in servers in the United States.

In any case, in the event that any personal data are gathered -in this case, only the accessing IP address; pursuant to the personal data protection regulations, you hereby authorize BSC-CNS to include the personal data provided into a Marketing file under the control of BSC-CNS, with registered office at Jordi Girona no. 31, 08034 Barcelona (Barcelona). The purpose of this data processing is to manage the information gathered through the cookies. These data shall be transferred by the companies managing the cookies and shall be kept according to their own policies.

In any case, you may withdraw your consent or exercise your rights of access, rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or objection to processing, as well as your right to data portability. These requests can be sent to c/ Jordi Girona no. 31, 08034 Barcelona (Barcelona) or to: dpo [at] bsc [dot] es

You may also file a complaint before the Spanish Data Protection Agency or get in contact with BSC's data protection officer at: dpo [at] bsc [dot] es

The user is hereby informed that Google may transfer this information to third parties when so required by the law or when third parties process information on behalf of Google. Google shall not associate the user's IP address to any other data they have, and shall therefore be transferred in a fully anonymized form.

To reject or remove this “cookie” you can check the following address

In any case, the user can enable an option in its own browser to prevent the installation of cookies. BSC - CNS assumes no liability for any malfunction of this website due to the disabling of cookies.

For more information on cookies and how to disable them depending on your web browser, you may check the following links: and

You may also disable the cookies from the browser you are using on your device; the steps to follow in the most widely used browsers are:

- In Microsoft Internet Explorer, Tools → Internet Options → Privacy → Settings.

- In Firefox, Tools → Options → Privacy → Cookies.

- In Chrome: Settings → Show advanced settings → Privacy → Content settings.

In Safari: Preferences → Security.

Otherwise, as BSC-CNS has informed the user on their use of cookies, not disabling them implies the user's consent to Google's data processing as provided in this notice and for the purposes described herein.

For any doubts or remarks, you can address the BSC-CNS through any of its public contact channels.