A cookie is any type of file or device downloaded onto a user’s terminal for the purpose of storing data that can be updated or retrieved by the body responsible for its installation. These files are sent to a browser by means of a web server to record the user’s activities on a website.
There are different types of cookies depending on how long they remain activated: session or persistent cookies. Session cookies are designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a website and expire when the user closes the browser. With persistent cookies, the data are stored on the equipment and can be accessed and processed for the length of time defined by the manager of the cookie.
The articketbcn.org website uses both session and persistent cookies.
Depending on their purpose, there are likewise the following types of cookie:
|Type of cookie||Purpose|
|Analytical cookies||They allow their manager to monitor and analyse the behaviour of users of the websites to which they are linked. The information obtained is used to measure the activity of the websites in order to make improvements based on an analysis of the users’ usage data. Aggregate data are processed for a strictly statistical purpose and allow improvements to be made to the website and the most user-relevant content or design to be known.|
|Personalisation cookies||These allow the user to access the service with certain predefined general characteristics, e.g., language, type of browser or regional settings.|
|Advertising cookies||These allow advertising spaces included on a website to be managed efficiently. So-called behavioural advertising cookies likewise store information about the users’ behaviour, obtained by observing their browsing habits, in order to develop a specific profile to show advertising in accordance with this profile.|
|Technical cookies||These allow the user to browse a website, platform or application and to use the services made available on them.|
Specified below are the cookies that this website uses, together with the purpose of each of them:
These cookies are used for user browsing of our website during a session, and for remembering the selections made and the pages visited on our website, etc.
|User selection||They store the user-selected values for the session, such as the language.|
Browsing analysis cookies
These cookies obtain generic information on user access to the website (not to its content) in order to provide subsequent aggregate information on such access for statistical purposes.
|Google Analytics (third-party cookie)||These allow the website to be monitored using the Google Analytics tool, which is a service provided by Google to obtain information on user access to websites. Some of the data stored for analysis are: the number of times a user has visited the website; dates of the user’s first and last visit; duration of the visits; page from which the user accessed the website; search engine the user used to reach the website or link the user selected; place in the world from which the user accesses the website, etc. The settings for these cookies are predetermined by the service offered by Google, so we recommend you consult the Google Analytics privacy page http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html for more information on these cookies and how to disable them.|
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- Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Settings.
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If cookies are disabled, some functions of the website will also be disabled, such as remaining identified, receiving information for your location or viewing some videos.
The articketbcn.org website may modify this Cookies Policy in accordance with legislative changes, so it is recommended that users consult it periodically.