In this website we collect and use the information as indicated in our privacy policy. One of the ways in which we collect information is through the use of technology called “cookies”. In irBarcelona (https://irbarcelona.org), we use cookies with different objectives.

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.

Own cookies

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.

Security: We use cookies to avoid security risks. Mainly to detect when someone is trying to access your irBarcelona account.

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 developed under the WordPress platform, owned by the American company Automattic, Inc. For such purposes, the uses of such cookies by the systems are never under the control or management of the person in charge of the web, they can change their function at any time, and enter new cookies. These cookies also do not report any benefit to the person responsible for this website. Automattic, Inc., also uses other cookies in order to help identify and track visitors to WordPress sites, learn about their use of the Automattic website, as well as their preferences for access to it, as It is included in the “Cookies” section of its privacy policy that you can consult here.

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.
Instagram cookies: See more information in its cookies policy.
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.

Sometimes we conduct remarketing actions using Google AdWords, which uses cookies to help us deliver specific online ads based on previous visits to our website. Google uses this information to display ads on several third-party websites over the Internet. These cookies are about to expire and do not contain information that can identify you personally. You can go to the notice about advertising Google’s privacy policy for detailed information.

We carry out remarketing actions through Facebook ads, which uses cookies to help us offer specific online ads based on previous visits to our website.
In irBarcelona We work with affiliate programs that, although they identify the user that arrives at the different websites of our collaborators coming from our website through a code in each of the links, it is possible that in some way the use of cookies may influence later when it comes to show certain services or products.

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.

Setting cookies for Google Chrome.
Setting cookies for Apple Safari.
Setting cookies for Internet Explorer.
Configuration of cookies for Mozilla Firefox.

More information about cookies

You can consult the regulation on cookies published by the Spanish Agency for Data Protection in its “Guide on the use of cookies” and obtain more information about cookies on the Internet, http://www.aboutcookies.org/.

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.

This cookie policy has been updated for the last time on 05-24-2018.