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In particular, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., domiciled in the United States, with headquarters at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California 94043. The provision of these services employs cookies which compile information, including the IP address of the user, which will be transmitted, processed and stored by Google under the terms set out on the website google.com. This includes the possible transmission of that information to third parties where this is required by law or when those third parties process the information on behalf of Google.

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If you have any queries about this Cookies Policy, you can contact cenieh.es at protecciondedatos@cenieh.es

Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana

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09002 Burgos - Spain

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