Breaking news:

The hominins of Sima de los Huesos are drawing ever closer to the NeanderthalsRead more     The whole of Africa was the cradle of HumankindRead more      First publication confirming the existence of Neanderthals at AtapuercaRead more     Experimental work reproduces the knapping process at OlduvaiRead more     

CENIEH - Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana


Policy on Cookies

A cookie is a file that is downloaded onto your terminal when you access certain websites. Among other things, cookies permit a website to store and to recover information on the navigation patterns of a user or terminal and, depending on the information that they contain and the settings on the computer, they may be used to identify the user. The internet browser of the user will only stores cookies on the hard disk during the browsing session while it is open, taking up minimal space on the hard drive without harming the computer.  The cookies contain no type of specific personal information and the majority are automatically deleted from the hard desk when the browser session finishes (the so-called transient or session cookies).

The majority of browsers as a rule accept cookies and, regardless of the type of cookie, can modify their security settings to either accept or to block both transient and permanent cookies.

Without your prior consent –by permitting cookies in your browser- will not link the data stored in the cookies to any personal data provided at the time of registration or when making a purchase.

What types of cookies does this Website use?

_UNAM: tracking cookies that belong to the ShareThis agent (, which are used for the purpose of sharing  news.

Technical Cookies: permit the user to browse a web site, platform or application and use different options and services that they provide, such as for example to control traffic and data communication, to identify the session , etc.

By using this website, the User unreservedly accepts the processing of information collected in the aforementioned manner and for the aforementioned purposes. Likewise, the user acknowledges  that the possibility exists of refusing the processing of such data and information, by rejecting the use of cookies and selecting the appropriate settings for such purpose on their browsers. However, this option of blocking cookies on the browser might mean the loss of some functional aspects of the website.

You may allow, block and remove the cookies installed on your terminal equipment by changing the optional settings of the browser installed on your computer:

Firefox at:

Chrome at:

Explorer at:

Safari at:

Opera at:

IOS: Settings – Select Safari – Privacy and Security – Block Cookies

Android: Open the browser – Click on the menu button – Select the option Changes - Content adjustments – Select or deselect cookies.

Windows Phone 8: Go to Settings – Applications – Select Internet

Explorer – Advanced Settings – Accept all, block some or block all.


If you have any doubts about this policy, please contact at 



Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana

Paseo Sierra Atapuerca 3

09002 Burgos - Spain

Telf: +34 947040800 / Fax:+34 947040810