Updated May 29 2018
What is a cookie?
A “cookie” is a small amount of text that is stored in your browser (such as Firefox, Google Chrome or Safari, among others) when you browse the vast majority of websites.
What is NOT a cookie?
It is not spam, or a virus, or spyware, or opens windows pop-up, or a Trojan, or a worm.
What information does a cookie store?
Generally, cookies do not store sensitive information about you, such as credit cards or bank details, photographs or personal information, etc. The data they keep are of a technical nature, statistics, personal preferences, personalization of contents, etc.
The Web server does not associate you as a person but rather as it does with your web browser. In fact, if you usually browse with the Chrome browser and try to navigate through the same Web with a different browser (Safari or FireFox, for example), you will notice that the web does not realize that you are the same person person because what is doing is to associate the information to the browser that you use and not to your person.
What kind of cookies are there?
Technical cookies: These are the most basic and allow, among other things, to know if a human or an automated application is browsing, if an anonymous user or a registered user is browsing, as well as some basic tasks for the operation of any dynamic web.
Analysis cookies: They collect information about the type of navigation you are doing, the sections you use most, products consulted, time zone of use, language, etc.
Advertising cookies: Display advertising based on your browsing, country of origin, language, etc. (Adsense case, for example)
What are own and third party cookies?
Own cookies are those generated by the page you are visiting and those of third parties are those generated by external services or providers that are used on the Web, such as Mailchimp, Mailpoet, Mailrelay, Google Adsense, Twitter, Facebook, etc.
What cookies does this website use?
This website uses both own and third-party cookies. Below, we offer you the detailed information.
List of cookies
Login: The cookies to log in allow you to enter and exit your irBarcelona account (in the case that you are a registered user).
Personalization: Cookies help us remember with what people or websites you have interacted, so we can show you related content.
Preferences: Cookies allow us to remember your settings and preferences, such as the preferred language and your privacy settings.
Third party cookies
This website uses analysis services, specifically, Google Analytics (to help the website analyze the use made by users of the website and improve its usability) and Google Adsense (to show you appropriate advertising to your interests as well as related to the content of the Web), but in no case are associated with data that could get to identify the user.
Google Analytics, is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., You can check here the type of cookies used by Google.
irBarcelona is hosted by the provider of Internet Hosting and Services MINERVA HOSTING, S.L.U., whose privacy policies and cookies you can consult here.
Social media cookies can be stored in your browser while browsing irBarcelona.org, for example, when you use the button to share contents of irBarcelona.org in a social network. Below you will find information about the social network cookies that this website uses in its own cookie policies:
Facebook cookies: See more information in its cookies policy.
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Twitter cookies: See more information in their cookies policy.
Google+ Cookies: See more information in their cookies policy.
Youtube cookies: See more information in its cookies policy.
List of affiliates with whom we work
Tripuniq: See more information in its cookies policy.
Turisme Barcelona: See more information in its cookies policy.
Getyourguide: See more information in its cookies policy.
Booking: See more information in its cookies policy.
TicketBar: See more information in its cookies policy.
Airbus: See more information in its cookies policy.
Can cookies be deleted?
Yes, and not only delete, also block, in a general or particular way for a specific domain. To remove cookies from a website you must go to the configuration of your browser and from there you can search the cookies associated with each domain in question and proceed to its elimination.
More information about cookies
If you want to have more control over the installation of cookies, you can install programs or add-ons to your browser, known as “Do Not Track” tools, which allow you to choose the cookies you want to allow.