The website of the Faculty of Geography and History of the ULPGC is his website uses cookies to provide you with a better browsing experience. Likewise, you can control and manage cookies whilst you are browsing our website. This process is conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Directive of the EU on privacy and electronic communications (see

How we use cookies

Cookies are small files which sit on your computer and record specific interactions between you and this website, and in some cases, other websites. We determine which information is recorded and the purposes for which we record it. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and they also allow us to improve our website.
You can find more information about cookies at:

Types of cookies we use

We only place cookies on your computer or mobile device if you agree. Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings.
We use the following types of cookies:

  1. Performance cookies.
  2. Functionality cookies.
  3. Targeting cookies.

For further information on these types of cookies, please read the information below:

1. Performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often. We use this information to improve our website and to aid us in investigating problems raised by visitors. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor.

These cookies will:

  • Let you navigate around the website.
  • Let the Faculty collect information about how you use the website, in order to understand the efficiency of the site and let us know where improvements can be made. These cookies will not gather any information about you that can be used to supply adverts to you or remember your preferences (like your user details) beyond that particular visit.

2. Functionality cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make and provide more personal features. For instance, a functional cookie can be used to remember the country or language that you have selected. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. You are of course free to disable this type of cookies.
These cookies will:

  • Remember your login details for when you return to the site.

This category does not include cookies used for behavioural/ targeted advertising networks.

3. Targeting cookies

These cookies are those sent to the user’s PC from a server or domain that is not managed by the Faculty but by another entity, such as Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Pinterest or Google which handles the information obtained via these cookies. Cookies can also be used by web sites to serve you advertising targeted to your particular interests based on the preferences you have selected or the content of the pages you have visited. You can disabled these cookies through the web browser settings.
These cookies will:

  • Link to social media networks.
  • Pass on information about your visit to our website.

While you can accept or refuse permission for certain specified cookies through this website, you may also need to manage them through your browser settings.

We will only read or write cookies for the preference level set by you. Please note that cookies set prior to you changing your settings will still be on your computer, but you can remove them using your browser settings.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google that uses cookies to help the website operators analyse how visitors use the site. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. For further information on terms of use and how to block these cookies, please see
Most FGH web pages contain a Google Analytics tracking code to record anonymous information about the number of visitors, the number of web pages they visited, the frequency of their visits, the level of repeat visits, the duration of their visits, the type of browser they are using, or their approximate geographic location. We use this information to improve our website.

How to manage the use of cookies

You can enable, block, or delete cookies place on your computer or mobile device through the browser settings. Below are links to popular web browsers, and how to enable, block, or delete cookies using them.