Cookie policy:

At Barcelona.com, customer relations come first. In order to serve you better, and on a more personal basis, this website from Barcelona.com uses cookies.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are stored on your computer, tablet or mobile phone when you use our website. The next time you visit our website, cookies will ensure that your device is recognized. They collect information necessary to make the best use of a website. Cookies are not harmful; they are not computer programs and cannot be used to distribute computer viruses. We place some of the cookies on the websites ourselves, while other cookies are placed by third parties. Third-party cookies may collect data outside our websites as well.

Cookies can be utilized to make visiting a website more personal, by, for instance:

- displaying relevant navigation settings;
- remembering visitors’ preferences;
- improving the overall user experience and
- limiting the number of advertisements shown.

Barcelona.com use of cookies

By clicking ‘agree’ when the cookie notice is shown or by continuing to use the website, you thereby give consent for cookies to be placed and read out on Barcelona.com and the associated sub-domains. Barcelona.com uses the information which it has collected through cookies for the purposes stated in Barcelona.com Privacy Policy.

Barcelona.com uses three types of cookies:

Functional cookies

These are cookies which enable users to view Barcelona.com, use the functions on the websites and gain access to secured portions of them. The information collected through these cookies is not used for marketing purposes. If use of this type of cookie is not allowed, this will have the following consequences:

- using various parts of Barcelona.com will become impossible;
- Barcelona.com can provide less support to users;
- Barcelona.com will be unable to remember your preferences for not using or displaying a specific function.

Analytical cookies

These cookies help Barcelona.com to improve its websites. The cookies collect information about the way in which visitors use Barcelona.com, including information about the pages most visited or the number of error messages displayed. WebAnalytics cookies are one example of this type of cookie.

Marketing cookies

Marketing cookies are typically placed on Barcelona.com by advertising networks. These networks are companies which act as intermediaries between Barcelona.com and advertisers. These cookies are used to:

- show relevant, personalised advertisements or offers through every type of medium (such as e-mail, social media and banner ads) based on your visit to and click behaviour on Barcelona.com;
- limit the number of times each advertisement is displayed;
- measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign;
- make a link with social media, so you will be recognised when you wish to use social media through Barcelona.com.

Have a look here to see the full list of cookies which are included in the types of cookies mentioned above and which are used by Barcelona.com

Adjusting cookie settings and deleting cookies

If you do not want Barcelona.com to place cookies on your device, you can refuse the use of cookies through your browser’s settings or options. You can also refuse just our partners’ cookies. You need to separately adjust the settings for each browser and each computer. The links below will take you directly to your browser’s user guide.

- Chrome
- Firefox
- Internet Explorer
- Safari

Please note that, if youadjust the cookie settings for Barcelona.com, you may not be able to correctly use some parts of Barcelona.com afterwards.

More information about cookies?

On the following website you can find more information about cookies:

- EU GDPR Information Portal
- European Commission