PRIVACY POLICY


In the case of information provided when registering

You are informed that the information you provide will become part of a file owned by the Catalan Tourism Board of Catalonia in order to manage its relationship with users and, where applicable, send offers or promotions relating to tourism in Catalonia. You are also informed that your data may be transferred to third parties, including tourism promotion centres located in France, Belgium, Brazil, UK, Finland, Italy, Germany, Russia, China, Singapore and the USA.  You may email lopd.act@gencat.cat to exercise your right to access, rectify, cancel or oppose the treatment of your data, or write to our head office at Paseo de Gràcia, 105, 3.ª planta 08008-Barcelona.

Cookies policy when using our website

Regarding cookies during browsing

A cookie is a small file sent by a website and stored in the user’s browser, so that the website can consult the user’s previous activity. Its main functions are:

  • To monitor users: When users enter their username and password, a cookie is used so that they do not have to do this for every page on the server. A cookie does not only identify the person, but the combination of computer-browser-user.
  • Collecting information on the browsing habits of users, among others.

This website uses first-party cookies.

Third-party cookies

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Google Anonymous browsing which lets hosts know what is consulted and how browsing takes place. http://www.google.es/intl/es/analytics/privacyoverview.html
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Addthis Social network plugins

 

Cookies inserted by other channels

Type of cookie Company Purpose Information
Twitter Visitor https://twitter.com/privacy
Facebook Visitor https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/cookies

Managing cookies

You can allow, block or eliminate the cookies installed on your equipment by configuring your browser options.

If you are not sure of the type and version of browser you use for internet access:

  • For Windows: Click on “Help”, at the top of your browser window, and select “About”.
  • For Mac: With the browser window open, click on the Apple menu and select “About…”.

How to manage cookies on Windows

Google Chrome

  1. Click on the Chrome menu in the browser toolbar.
  2. Select “Settings”.
  3. Click on “Show advanced settings”.
  4. In the “Privacy” section, click on the button “Content settings”.
  5. In the section “Cookies”, choose the options shown below: “Block third-party cookies and site data”, “Block sites from setting any data” or “Manage exceptions”.
  6. If you need more information, see Google Chrome help.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 and 8.0

  1. Click on “Tools” and then on “Internet Options”.
  2. Click on the “Privacy” tab, and then slide the control to an intermediate position, so that some cookies are permitted and others are blocked.
  3. Click on “Sites”.
  4. In the box “Address of website”, write the address of a website, and then click on “Block” or “Allow”.
  5. While you type, a list of websites you have already visited will appear. If you click on an element in the list, it will appear in the “Address of website” box.
  6. When you finish click “OK”.
  7. Move the slide control back to its original position and click “OK”.
  8. Consult Windows help for more information.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. On the top of the Firefox window, click “Tools” and select “Options”.
  2. Select the “Privacy” tab.
  3. In “Firefox will:” choose “Use custom settings for history”.
  4. Check the option “Accept cookies” to allow them and uncheck it to block them.
  5. If you do not want to receive third party cookies, choose “Accept third party cookies: Never”.
  6. Consult Mozilla help for more information.

Safari

  1. Click on “Safari”, at the top of your browser window, and select “Preferences”.
  2. Click on “Privacy”.
  3. In the “Block cookies” section, select one of the following options: “From third parties and advertisers”, “Always” or “Never”.

Opera

  1. Click on “Opera” in the top left corner of the browser window and select “Settings”, and then “Preferences”.
  2. Next, select the “Advanced” tab and select “Cookies” from the list on the left.
  3. There are three options for accepting or rejecting cookies.
  4. You can also manage your cookie preferences on a site-by-site basis.

 

How to manage cookies on Mac

Google Chrome

  1. Click on the Chrome menu in the browser toolbar.
  2. Select “Settings”.
  3. Click on “Show advanced settings”.
  4. In the “Privacy” section, click on the “Content settings” button.
  5. In the “Cookies” section, choose the options shown below: “Block third-party cookies and site data”, “Block sites from setting any data” or “Manage exceptions”.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

  1. Click on “Explorer”, at the top of your browser window, and select “Preferences”.
  2. Scroll down to “Cookies” in “Files received”.
  3. Select the option “Never ask”.
  4. Click on “Accept”.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. On the menu bar, click the Firefox menu and select “Preferences…”.
  2. Select “Privacy”.
  3. In “Firefox you can:” choose “Use custom settings for history”.
  4. Check the “Accept cookies” option to allow them and uncheck it to block them.
  5. If you do not want to receive third party cookies, choose “Accept third party cookies: Never”.

Safari

  1. Click on “Safari”, at the top of your browser window, and select “Preferences”.
  2. Click on “Privacy”.
  3. In the “Block cookies” section, select one of the following options: “From third parties and advertisers”, “Always” or “Never”.

Opera

  1. Click on “Opera” in the top left corner of the browser window and select “Settings”, and then “Preferences”.
  2. Next, select the “Advanced” tab and select “Cookies” from the list on the left.
  3. There are three options for accepting or rejecting cookies.
  4. Choose according to your preference: “Accept cookies”, “Accept cookies only from the site I visit” and “Never accept cookies”.