Cookie Policy

Uría Menéndez Abogados, S.L.P. (“UM”), with registered office at c/ Príncipe de Vergara, 187, Plaza de Rodrigo Uría, 28002 Madrid (Spain) is the owner and information society services provider of this website (the “Website”), which uses third-party analytics cookies for the purpose of monitoring users’ browsing habits on the Website, in accordance with this cookie policy (the “Cookie Policy”).

The Website also uses both first-party and third-party technical cookies to record your preferences, mitigate the risk associated with spam and bot traffic, and enable the management and operation of certain sections of the Website.

Analytics cookies are enabled
Analytics cookies are disabled

The button above shows your current choice on the use of analytics cookies. You can change your preference at any time by clicking the button. You also have other ways to manage your preferences on the use of cookies, which we describe in section 2 of the Cookie Policy.

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that your internet browser places on your device to store certain information. Using the information that is stored and retrieved, a website can recognise that you have previously accessed and visited it using the browser on your end device (e.g. your computer, smartphone, tablet).

2. Types of cookies

Technical cookies are those that are strictly necessary for a user to be able to browse a website, platform or application and use the different options and services included on it. They also include cookies used by the editor to operate and manage a website and enable its functions and services, such as controlling traffic and communication of data, identifying sessions, accessing restricted sections, remembering the items in an order, completing the process of making an order, managing payments, checking for fraud linked to the security of the service, processing requests to register for – or participate in – events, counting visits for the purposes of invoicing the licences for the software used by the service (website, platform or application), using security elements during browsing, storing contents for video or audio broadcasting, enabling dynamic content (e.g. loading animations for text or images) or sharing content through social media. 

In this Website, we use technical cookies that enable the Website to be browsed. We also use first-party and third-party technical cookiesto record your preferences, mitigate the risk associated with spam and bot traffic, and enable the management and operation of certain sections of this Website.

Analytics cookies are cookies that allow the person managing them to monitor and analyse the behaviour of the users of the websites to which the cookies are linked, including to quantitatively measure the impact of advertisements. Information collected through this type of cookie is typically used to measure activity on a website, application or platform for the purposes of introducing improvements based on data analysis of how the service is used.

This Website also uses third-party analytics cookies to analyse users’ browsing habits and learn about what sections of this Website are of particular interest to them in order to improve the Website’s features and performance (e.g. by carrying out measurements and statistical analyses of the users accessing the Website and its different sections). Section 3 below contains more information on the analytics cookies used in the Website.

3. Analytics cookies in this Website

Specifically, the Website uses analytics cookies from the provider InnoCraft Ltd, a New Zealand company, with registered office at 7 Waterloo Quay PO625, 6140 Wellington, New Zealand (“Matomo”). These cookies are used by Matomo to analyse and measure data on visits to the Website, allowing UM to improve the Website’s features and performance. For these purposes, Matomo provides UM with reports analysing the data on visits to the Website.

If you accept the use of analytics cookies, the following cookies will be stored on your device (the “Analytics Cookies”):

Type of Analytics Cookie




Storing details on the user, such as a unique visitor ID.



Temporarily storing information regarding the user’s visit.


The Analytics Cookies provided by Matomo allow UM to learn about the browsing habits of the Website’s users. In order to improve the features and performance of the Website, Matomo provides UM with reports describing how the Website’s users interact with it. Through this information, UM is able to analyse the browsing of users visiting the Website. Matomo informs UM of trends in browsing and usage of the Website without identifying actual users.

Matomo is bound by its general terms and conditions, available at Matomo Cloud Terms of Service - Matomo Analytics, and by its privacy policy, available at Matomo Cloud Privacy Policy - Matomo Analytics.

You can find more information on Matomo’s Analytics Cookies below:

Third-party data controller

Matomo is the data controller of the data collected through the Analytics Cookies. As Matomo is located outside the EU, it has appointed a representative in the European Union: ePrivacy Holding GmbH, with registered office at Groβe Bleichen 21, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.

Information collected by Matomo through the Analytics Cookies and information provided to UM

Through the Analytics Cookies, Matomo tracks web traffic from Website users (IP addresses, time of the visit, whether the user has previously visited the Website, which website referred the user to the Website, etc.). UM has configured the Matomo service so that the “IP Address Anonymization” setting is activated within the Matomo service.

This means that Matomo does not provide UM with the user’s IP address or any personal data: it only provides UM with statistical information concerning visits (time and date of the visit, pages visited, duration of the visit, page that referred the user, entry and exit page, search engine terms that referred the user, documents downloaded, search terms used on the Website, performance, flow of the visit, frequency of visits, use of videos or podcasts), demographic data (language, location by country), system used (web browser, device), and source/medium.

How to disable the Analytics Cookies

You can withdraw your consent to the use of the Analytics Cookies at any time through:

a) the button found at the top of this Cookie Policy, which you can use to disable the Analytics Cookies.

b) Matomo’s system for withdrawing consent, which is available at Privacy Policy - Analytics Platform - Matomo.

c) your browser settings, for example:

Disabling the Analytics Cookies will not prevent you from using this Website.

Matomo is a separate entity from UM. UM is not responsible for the content and veracity of Matomo’s terms and conditions of use or of its privacy policy, as linked to in this Cookie Policy.

4. Identity of the data controller, purpose, legal basis and retention period

The processing of your personal data (including IP address, location data and browsing data) that Matomo carries out as data controller is necessary for the abovementioned purposes of the Analytics Cookies (in particular, with the purpose of monitoring users’ browsing habits on the Website) and the legal basis for this processing is the consent that you as a user have given by clicking the “Accept” button found in the informative cookie banner or by clicking the button found at the top of this Cookie Policy .

Below are the maximum periods that Analytics Cookies will remain stored on your device unless you withdraw your consent to the use of the Analytics Cookies:

Analytics Cookies

Period during which the Analytics Cookies are active on the user’s device


Persistent cookie, stored for 13 months


Persistent cookie, stored for 30 minutes

We also inform you that, as a result of the storage of the Analytics Cookies and Matomo’s processing of your personal data, Matomo will retain your personal data for 24 months as from when the corresponding Analytics Cookie is placed on your device and the collection of the personal data, as established by Matomo in Configure Data Retention FAQ - General - Matomo Analytics Platform.

5. Communications and international data transfers

The Analytics Cookies used on this Website belong to Matomo, which is located in New Zealand, a country that, though outside the European Economic Area (EEA), offers a level of data protection comparable to that in Spain (as recognised by the European Commission in its Commission Implementing Decision of 19 December 2012 pursuant to Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the adequate protection of personal data by New Zealand (notified under document C(2012) 9557)). In any case, in accordance with its privacy policy, Matomo commits to store the data, along with all corresponding backups, within the European Union.

The personal data will not be communicated to third parties, except as set out in Matomo’s privacy policy linked to above.

6. Rights of users

As a user you can exercise your rights of access, to rectification, to erasure, to object, to restriction of processing and to data portability, when applicable, as well as to withdraw your consent to the processing of data. You may do so by sending a written request to UM’s data protection officer at the following email address: You must prove your identity when doing so. Your rights in relation to Matomo may be exercised in accordance with its privacy policy at Matomo Cloud Privacy Policy - Matomo Analytics.

You also have the right to file a complaint with the competent data protection authority. In Spain, the competent authority is the Spanish Data Protection Agency (Agencia Española de Protección de Datos -

You can find more information regarding UM’s policy on data privacy in the Website’s Privacy Policy.