Cookies policy

  1. Data Controller

    Banco Santander, S.A., a company registered with the Bank of Spain under number 0049, with registered offices in Santander at Paseo de Pereda, 9-12, and holding tax no. A-39000013, and which is the owner of this website (the Bank or the Publisher, without distinction), hereby informs visitors to the www.santander.com website or to the empleo.santander.com, careers.santander.com and emprego.santander.com sub-domains (the "Website") about its cookies policy, in order for them to be aware of the cookies that will be used while they browse the Website and in order to allow them to consent to said cookies.

    This Cookies Policy (the "Cookies Policy") is supplemented by the Privacy Policy for this Website.

  2. What are cookies?

    Cookies are files that are downloaded and stored on an Internet user's computer (computer/smartphone/tablet) when they visit certain websites and applications, and they are used for storing and retrieving information about navigation using that computer.

    Cookies can be installed either directly by the websites visited by the user or by third parties with which the website is related, and they allow the website to keep track of the user's activity on the site or on other, related sites, including: the location from which the user is connected, the connection time, the device (wired or mobile) used to access the website, the operating system and browser used, the most frequently visited websites and the number of clicks. They also provide data on the user's browsing habits.

    For more information on how websites and apps use cookies, go to https://www.allaboutcookies.org.

  3. Types of cookies used

    This Website uses the following types of cookies:

    1. Strictly necessary cookies placed by the publisher and technical cookies

      Both of these types of cookies have been added to the Website by the publisher, who also accesses the information found in them, "Strictly necessary" cookies are used to provide a given service requested by the user, while "technical" cookies allow the Website to work properly from a technical perspective.

      Technical cookies include any that the publisher uses for controlling traffic and transmitting data, identifying sessions and accessing restricted areas. This type of cookies also includes user interface personalisation cookies. As established in Art. 22.2 of the Spanish Law on Information Society Services (LSSI), consent is not required for their use.

    2. Personalisation or preference cookies

      Cookies that allow information to be recorded so that the user can access the service with certain characteristics, which may differentiate their experience from that of other users, such as their preferred language or the number of results to show in their searches.

      The following table provides more detailed information on the technical cookies, strictly necessary cookies and personalisation cookies used by the publisher on the Website:

      NAME

      PURPOSE

      DURATION/EXPIRY

      san_lang

      Used to define the language preferences of the user, which is the person who decides

      24 hours

      SAN_REDIRECT

      Cookie that defines the preference in the redirect component and selects the user's preferred option

      End of session

      Apstr

      Used as part of the analysis, adds code to the site's URL to help track the user's browsing history

      End of session

      utmzSource

      Personalised tracking of the source for applying URLs. The personalised source is the benchmark URL, e.g. Google, Yahoo or TalentBrew

      End of session

      viewedjob

      Contains the job ID and the customer ID for the job viewed by the user. Used for the module of recently viewed jobs

      30 days

      SavedViewedjobs

      Contains the job ID and the customer ID for jobs that the user has marked as "saved". Also used for the module of recently viewed jobs

      30 days' personalisation

      searchFormCookie

      Used to store the last location that the user selected for the search

      30 days

      isMobile

      Contains a True or False value to indicate whether the browser is a mobile web browser

      End of session

      Personalisation

      Contains the location of the user via geolocation and the last five category/location searches

      30   days


    3. Third-party cookies

      Detailed below are the different types of third-party cookies, along with their purpose, that may be downloaded to your computer when you use the Website and which are sent to your computer or terminal by a domain or computer managed by a third party other than the publisher or which are placed by the publisher even though the information contained in them is processed by a third party. These cookies do not allow the publisher to identify users who navigate its website. Information collected by third parties using these cookies is subject to those parties' own privacy policies.

    4. Analysis cookies

      These cookies allow the publisher to track and analyse the behaviour of users when navigating the Website or using its services. The publisher uses them to measure activity on the Website and create navigation profiles that enable it to make improvements based on the analysis of usage data. The information handled does not allow the user to be uniquely identified.

      The analysis cookies used on this Website are GOOGLE ANALYTICS and ADOBE ANALYTICS cookies. We also use the tag management service supplied by TEALIUM.

      GOOGLE ANALYTICS is a web analysis service provided by Google, Inc. We use Google Analytics to monitor how visitors use the Website and to collate reports and help improve the Website. For more information on how Google collects and processes this data, click on https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en. If you would like to revoke your consent regarding the use of these cookies, you can install Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on by following the instructions in this link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en or by following the steps outlined in section 5 below.

      ADOBE ANALYTICS is a web analysis service provided by ADOBE that the publisher uses to analyse web audience, count unique visitors, record the time and date of unique visitors, etc.

      The table below provides more detailed information on these cookies:

      NAME

      OWNER

      PURPOSE

      DURATION/EXPIRY

      _utma

      Google

      Distinguishes between users and sessions. A user is a person who visits the site. A session is the period that the user spends on the site, and may consist of several page visits. This allows for an analysis of how the site is used in terms of user page visits and views

      2 years from creation/update

      _utmb

      Google

      Used to differentiate new sessions/visits from repeat visits. Return visitors can be identified through the use of the cookie, which new visitors will not have

      30 minutes from creation/refresh

      _utmc

      Google

      Used in conjunction with the _utmb cookie to determine whether a user is a new or return visitor

      End of browsing session

      _utmz

      Google

      Stores the source of traffic or campaign that explains how the user got to the site

      6 months from creation/update

      _utmt

      Google

      Used to throttle the request rate. This means limiting the number of analysis events sent to Google

      10 minutes

      _ga

      Google

      Used by the web audience analysis tool to differentiate unique users

      2 years

      _gid

      Google

      Used by the web audience analysis tool to differentiate unique users

      Session

      utag_main

      Tealium

      Used by the web audience analysis tool to record the number of pages the user has viewed, the number of times they have visited our site, and a unique ID

      1 year

      s_cc

      Adobe Analytics

      Used to determine whether the cookies are enabled

      Session

      s_nr

      Adobe Analytics

      Stores the date of the visit and whether the visitor is a first-time visitor or a repeat visitor

      2 years

      s_sq

      Adobe Analytics

      Used when the ClickMap and Activity Map functionalities are enabled. Contains information about the last link that the user clicked on

      Session

      s_ ecid

      Adobe Analytics

      Used to allow persistent ID tracking in 1st-party state and used as a benchmark ID if the AMCV cookie has expired. See AMCV cookie here for further details

      2 years

      AMCV_###@AdobeOrg

      Adobe Analytics

      Used to identify a unique visitor – Experience Cloud

      2 years

      s_vi

      Adobe Analytics

      Used to record the date and time for the unique visitor identifier

      2 years

      s_fid

      Adobe Analytics


      Used to record the date and time for the alternative unique visitor ID

      5 years

      utag_main

      Tealium

      Used by the web audience analysis tool to record the number of pages the user has viewed, the number of times they have visited our site, and a unique ID

      1 year


  4. What are the legal grounds for the use of cookies?

    Except in the case of strictly necessary and technical cookies whose use does not require the visitor's informed consent, the publisher will place cookies on the user's computer only with the user's prior informed consent. Users may give their consent either by clicking on "Accept all cookies" or by adjusting the settings of cookies which users freely choose to approve, through the cookie settings panel displayed by the publisher the first time the user accesses the Website.

  5. Can you revoke your consent?

    Users may revoke their consent regarding and delete installed cookies at any time. To do so, they may either:

  6. Update to the Cookies Policy and contact details

    This Cookies Policy may change depending on the cookies used. If new types of cookies are included whose use requires informed consent, the publisher will inform the visitor and record their due consent.

    Without prejudice to the above, the publisher recommends that you review this policy each time you access our Website, so that you are properly informed about how and why we use cookies and are aware of any changes in the type of data collected.

    If users have any queries concerning the portal's Cookies Policy, they can contact the publisher at the following address:  comunicacion@gruposantander.com with "Cookies Policy" in the subject line.