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Our website uses first-party and third-party cookies to improve our services and to compile statistics.

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are files that are sent from a website and stored on the user’s browser, recording the user’s activity on the website to allow for a smoother and more personalised browsing experience.

WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DOES OUR WEBSITE USE?

Depending on who manages them:

First-party cookies: these are cookies sent to the user’s device from a device or domain managed by the host and used to provide the service requested by the user.

Third-party cookies: these are cookies sent to the user’s device from a device or domain that is not managed by the host but by another entity that processes the data obtained from the cookies. If the cookies are installed from a device or domain managed by the host, but the information gathered is managed by a third-party, they cannot be classed as first-party cookies. 

Depending on their duration: 

Session cookies: these are cookies designed to collect and store data only while you browse the website. 

Persistent cookies: these are cookies in which the data remains stored on the device and can be accessed and processed during a certain period of time, ranging from a few minutes to several years. 

Depending on their purpose 

Technical/strictly necessary cookies: Technical cookies are those that allow the user to navigate through a website or application and use the different options or services it contains. For example: controlling data traffic and communication, identifying the session, accessing the website’s restricted areas, remembering the items that make up an order, making a registration or event participation request, using security elements while browsing and storing content for publishing audiovisual files. 

Personalisation/preference cookies: Personalisation cookies are those that allow the user to access the service with certain general characteristics already predefined or defined by the user on the device. For example: language, the type of browser used to access the service, the design of the content selected, the device’s geolocation and the regional configuration from where the service is accessed. 

Analytical cookies: Statistical analysis cookies make it possible to monitor and analyse the behaviour of website users. The information gathered by this type of cookie is used to measure activity on websites, applications and platforms, and to create browsing profiles for the users of these sites, for the purpose of introducing improvements to the service according to the user data. 

Third-party cookies: Some websites use third-party cookies to manage and improve the services offered, e.g. statistical services from Google Analytics and Weborama. 

Below, you will find details of the cookies used on our website and their purpose.

LIST OF COOKIES USED ON THE DOMAIN WWW.GRUPBARCELONESA.COM

Cookie's name: NID


Description:
This cookie is used to store information on your preferences. 

Domain sending the cookie: google.com
First-party/third-party: Third-party
Purpose: Preferences
Expiry date: 6 months
Not exempt (from the informed user consent requirement)

Cookie's name: PREF


Description:
The purpose of this cookie is to ensure secure browsing. This cookie remembers your preferences and other information, for example your preferred language. 

Domain sending the cookie: google.com
First-party/third-party: Third-party
Purpose: Preferences
Expiry date: 24 months
Not exempt (from the informed user consent requirement)

Cookie's name: GbCookie


Description:
This cookie is necessary for browsing on our website and for the site to work properly. 

Domain sending the cookie: www.grupbarcelonesa.com
First-party/third-party: First-party
Purpose: Strictly necessary
Expiry date: 3 months
Exempt (from the informed user consent requirement)

Cookie's name: __utma


Description:
This cookie is used to count the number of times a user visits the website. It also records the first and last time the user visited the site. It expires 2 years after its last use. 

Domain sending the cookie: grupbarcelonesa.com
First-party/third-party: Third-party
Purpose: Analytical
Expiry date: 24 months
Not exempt (from the informed user consent requirement)

Cookie's name: __utmb


Description:
This cookie is used to recognise the session time. It registers the time at which the users enters the site and expires 30 minutes after the last recorded page visit. 

Domain sending the cookie: grupbarcelonesa.com
First-party/third-party: Third-party
Purpose: Analytical
Expiry date: 30 minutes
Not exempt (from the informed user consent requirement)

Cookie's name: __utmc


Description:
This cookie is used to recognise the session time. It checks whether the session should be left open or if a new session should be created. If is automatically deleted when the user closes the website or browser. 

Domain sending the cookie: grupbarcelonesa.com
First-party/third-party: Third-party
Purpose: Analytical
Expiry date: When the session is closed
Not exempt (from the informed user consent requirement)

Cookie's name: __utmz


Description:
This cookie stores the visitor's origin, i.e. the route they have taken to access the website. It is updated with each new visit to the website. 

Domain sending the cookie: grupbarcelonesa.com
First-party/third-party: Third-party
Purpose: Analytical
Expiry date: 6 months
Not exempt (from the informed user consent requirement)

Cookie's name: _ga


Description:
Analytical cookie used to identify users. This cookie is installed the first time a user visits the website via a browser. When the user returns to the website using the same browser, the cookie will recognise them to be the same user. They will only be treated as a different user if they access the site via a different browser. 

Domain sending the cookie: grupbarcelonesa.com
First-party/third-party: Third-party
Purpose: Analytical
Expiry date: 24 months
Not exempt (from the informed user consent requirement)

Cookie's name: ASP.NET_SessionId


Description:
This cookie is automatically activated when the user enters the website. Its purpose is to control the user session. It is necessary for browsing on our website and for the site to work properly. 

Domain sending the cookie: www.grupbarcelonesa.com
First-party/third-party: First-party
Purpose: Strictly necessary
Expiry date: When the session is closed
Exempt (from the informed user consent requirement)

LIST OF THIRD-PARTY COOKIE PROVIDERS FOR THE DOMAIN WWW.GRUPBARCELONESA.COM

Provider's name: Google Inc.


Description:
Google Analytics cookies. They generate an anonymous user ID, which is used to count how many times a user visits the website. They also record the first and last time the user visited the site. Furthermore, they calculate when a session has finished, the user's origin and keywords. (Cookies:__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz, _ga) 

Purpose: Analytical
More information on the use of third-party cookies: 
https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usageProvider's name: Google Inc.Description:
The PREF and NID cookies can store your preferences and other information, specifically your preferred language (e.g. English), as well as the number of search results you wish to see per page (e.g. 10 or 20)  (Cookies: PREF, NID) 

Purpose: Preferencess
More information on the use of third-party cookies:https://www.google.com/int/es/policies/technologies/types/ 


Description:
Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor interacts with a Survey invitation modal popup. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not re-appear if it has already been shown.

Domain sending the cookie: www.hotjar.com
First-party/third-party: Third-party
Purpose: Analytical
Expiry date: 1 year
Not exempt (from the informed user consent requirement)

Cookie's name: _hjClosedSurveyInvites


Description:
Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor completes a poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.

Domain sending the cookie: www.hotjar.com
First-party/third-party: Third-party
Purpose: Analytical
Expiry date: 1 year
Not exempt (from the informed user consent requirement)

Cookie's name: _hjDonePolls


Description: 
Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set when the customer first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. It is used to persist the random user ID, unique to that site on the browser. This ensures that behavior in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID.

Domain sending the cookie: www.hotjar.com
First-party/third-party: Third-party
Purpose: Analytical
Expiry date: 1 year
Not exempt (from the informed user consent requirement)

Cookie's name: _hjid

*This list will be updated as soon as possible whenever changes are made to the services offered on the website. However, when updating this information it is possible that the list may no longer contain a certain cookie, although cookies with identical purposes to those given in the list will always be referred to.

CONSENT

By continuing to browse this website you are agreeing to our use of the aforementioned cookies under the conditions set out in the present Cookies Policy. According to the option you select regarding the use of cookies on this website, you will be sent an additional cookie in order to save your choice. 

It is not necessary to install cookies in order to use this website. The user may decide not to accept them by changing their browser settings to block or delete the cookies, as appropriate.

HOW TO ALLOW, BLOCK OR DELETE COOKIES

In accordance with the provisions of Royal Decree-Law 13/2012, we inform you that you can allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your device by changing your internet browser settings. However, if you block them, certain services that require their use may no longer be available. 

The following links will provide you with information on how to configure your preferences using the primary browsers and applications: 

Google Chrome 
Mozilla Firefox 
Internet Explorer 
Safari 
Safari for IOS (iPhone, iPad) 
Cookies Flash 
Opera 
Chrome for Android

Finally, you can also visit the website Your Online Choices where, as well as finding useful information, you will be able set your third-party advertising cookie preferences for each different provider.