Cookie Policy

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are text files which are downloaded onto the user’s computer terminal (desktop, laptop, mobile telephone, etc) and which are stored in the browser memory. The data contained in cookies can be analysed by Skill Up Hub to improve the website’s usefulness and offer more personalized information and services.

Browsing data collected by cookies are anonymous and are not associated with any person. Personal information must be provided explicitly to Skill Up Hub by the user.
The user may delete or disable cookies from the browser’s settings page. In this case, the website will continue to operate, but without the advantages of personalization. For more information on the use, management and settings of cookies on browsers, we recommend you consult the website

2.What type of cookies does Skill Up Hub use?

According to the organization that manages them:

  •  Own. These cookies are sent via a computer or domain managed by Skill Up Hub to the user’s terminal.

  •  Third-party. These cookies are sent to the user’s terminal via a computer or domain not managed by Skill Up Hub. In this case they also include cookies installed by Skill Up Hub which collect information managed by third parties. Third-party cookies may be used to measure and analyse the behaviour of users in order to improve their experience on the Skill Up Hub website.

According to the time they remain enabled:

  •  Session. They collect data while the user browses the Skill Up Hub website in order to provide the requested service. They expire or delete themselves when the browser is closed.

  •  Persistent. They are saved on the user’s terminal. They expire after a medium- or long-term period, or never.

According to their purpose:

  •  Technical. They are necessary for a successful browsing experience on the website.

  •  Personalization. They allow the user to define the characteristics (language) of the browsing experience on the website.

  •  Analytic. They allow the UOC to analyse browsing carried out by the user in order to monitor the use of the website, and also to produce statistics on the most visited content, the number of visitors, etc.

  •  Advertising.

3. What is the purpose of the cookies used by Skill Up Hub?

The purpose of the cookies used by Skill Up Hub are as follows:

  •  Technical. The purpose of this type of cookie is to ensure satisfactory website browsing. This type of cookie enables the system to recognize the users who have registered and remember their user name and password, among other functions.

  •  Personalization. These cookies enable the user to access the Skill Up Hub’s website with certain predefined general features, such as the language, the browser or the geographical location from which the service is accessed. This user information enables Skill Up Hub to offer a better, more personalized service.


If you want to delete your browser’s cookies, go to the “Preferences” menu of the browser or browser settings and find the privacy section. As an example, you can follow the instructions below:

Internet Explorer:  

Google Chrome:




The website, which is the responsibility of the Fundació per a la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (FUOC) in Barcelona, Spain, may modify this Cookie Policy in accordance with legal requirements, or in order to adapt this policy to the instructions issued by the Spanish Data Protection Agency.

For this reason, we advise users to visit it periodically. When significant changes occur in this policy, users will be notified either through the website or, in the case of registered users, by email.