Freesound Cookies Policy

Legal Notice

The web portal - - (hereinafter "Freesound") is managed by the Music Technology Group at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain Universitat Pompeu Fabra (“UPF” or “WE/US”) domiciled at Plaça de la Mercè, 10-12, Barcelona, Spain, with tax number (CIF) Q-5850017-D. Freesound uses our own and third-party tracking and analytical cookies in order to improve our service and for Research and Development purposes.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is any type of file or device that is downloaded to the terminal equipment of a user in order to store data (typically your internet browser). This data can be updated and retrieved by the entity responsible for your installation, but cannot read data from the hard drive.

What kinds of cookies are accepted by me in order to use Freesound?

We use cookies to enable recognition of the users only when they have been registered so that they do not have to register each time they visit or access areas or services that are reserved exclusively for them (session management). They also provide other information like the date and time of the last visit the user made to the website and the content selected in browsing.

This is the full list of cookies set by Freesound:

Withdrawing consent

To use the Freesound site and service, you must accept our Cookies Policy (as our cookies are an inseparable part of the service). If you do not accept this use, or want to withdraw your consent to this Cookies Policy, be aware that you should not re-use our website after completing the process of withdrawal of the consent, as the cookies will be stored again (unless blocked by you in your browser).

To withdraw your consent to this Policy Cookies

  • First, if you have registered, you must unregister from the services of Freesound by cancelling your user account. You can do that via your user settings page or by contacting us via this web form.
  • You must delete the cookies stored on your computer/smartphone (PC or others) through the configuration and settings of your Internet browser.

There are available instructions about how to configure the way that cookies works and how to delete the cookies for these browsers (which are the most used) Chrome / Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Safari. If you use other programs you should consult the help documentation for each browser.


If you want to gather more information about the cookies that we use on this website, you can contact us via this web form.