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Each web site can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a web site to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites.
Choices about Cookies
- You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. (Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.)
- Many The Spanish Institute products and services do not require that you accept cookies, however if you reject all cookies, you will not be able to use The Spanish Institute products or services that require you to "sign in," and you may not be able to take full advantage of all offerings.
The Spanish Institute's Practices Regarding Cookies
The Spanish Institute uses its own cookies for a number of purposes, including to:
- Access your information when you "sign in" so we can provide you with customized content or remember the last page you visited in a The Spanish Institute product or service.
- Keep track of preferences you specify while you are using The Spanish Institute products or services.
- If you would rather not receive customized advertising off of the branded The Spanish Institute network of web sites, you can opt-out of this service.
- Provide general internal and customer analytics.
- Conduct research to improve The Spanish Institute's content, products and services.
- To support security measures such as requiring re-logging into a The Spanish Institute product or service after a certain amount of time has elapsed.
- To assist in identifying possible fraudulent activities.