MATER INITIATIVE ASSOCIATION (MATER) respect the right to privacy when using our website

To do this, we have prepared this cookies policy (hereinafter the Cookies Policy) that will allow you to know how we use our own and third-party cookies to improve your user experience and offer you the best services.

If you browse our website, you will be accepting the use of cookies under the conditions established in this Cookies Policy. This policy may be updated, so we invite you to review it regularly.


Cookies are small text files that applications or websites you visit place on your computer. Cookies are used to help us improve your experience when you use our website, for example by saving your language setting for your next visit.

The information we collect from cookies allows us to:

  • Tailor our websites to your personal needs
  • Remember the notifications that have been shown to you, so that they are not shown to you again
  • Make improvements and updates to our websites based on how you want to use them

We do not use cookies to personally identify you.


We use the following categories of cookies:

Cookie Purpose of use Duration Type
1P_JAR Set a unique ID to remember your preferences 1 day Essential
_ga It is used to distinguish individual users in your domain 1 year Essential
_gid It is used to distinguish individual users in your domain 1 day Essential
_gat_gtag It is used to limit the number of user requests to maintain the performance of your website 1 day Essential

Category 1: necessary cookies

Necessary cookies allow you to use our websites and all of their features, such as enabling access to secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, you may not be able to use all the functions of our websites.

Category 2: performance cookies

Performance cookies collect information about how you use our websites so that we can improve them for you in the future. For example, they collect information about the pages you visit most often and any error messages you may receive. The information obtained by these cookies is anonymous. They do not collect any information that can personally identify you.

  • Google Analytics (universally): We use Google Universal Analytics to monitor the performance of our website and check visitor activities to tailor our content to your expectations.
  • hot jar: We use Hotjar to validate that our website design and user experience meet expectations and provide the best possible experience for our visitors. We also use it to conduct surveys on pages and collect feedback from visitors, when they want to share it with us.

Category 3: functionality cookies

Functionality cookies allow us to provide you with a more personalized experience. They help us remember information such as your username and your selected language so that you do not have to enter them again the next time you visit us. The information collected by these cookies is anonymous. Your activity when browsing other websites cannot be tracked.

Category 4: advertising/targeting cookies

We, as well as our service providers, may use advertising cookies to deliver advertisements that we believe are relevant to you and your interests.

For example, we may use advertising or targeting cookies to personalize the advertising and content you receive on our sites, to limit the number of times you see the same advertisement on our sites, and to measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns.

  • Facebook: is a social network designed to connect people, that is, share information, news and audiovisual content.

No personally identifiable information is stored on any of the aforementioned platforms. 


To ensure the best possible experience when visiting our website, we recommend that you accept cookies. However, you can reject each category of cookies (except strictly necessary ones) by clicking the button Decline.


MATER INITIATIVE ASSOCIATION (MATER), you can modify this Cookies Policy based on new legislative or regulatory requirements, or in order to adapt said policy for the purpose of implementing improvements.

When significant changes occur in this Cookies Policy, the user will be notified by means of an informative notice on the website.