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Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

 

At Barcelona Top Tours, SL, we wish to inform you that our website uses cookie to analyze user browsing.

 

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file containing information on your browsing session that the website stores on your computer, smartphone or any other device. Cookies are required to assist browsing and make the process more user friendly. They do not damage your computer.

 

What do we use cookies for on this website?

Cookies are an essential part of how our website operates. The main purpose of our cookies is to improve your browsing experience, i.e. to remember your preferences (language, country, etc.) during browsing and for future visits.

Furthermore, the information contained in the cookies enables us to improve the overall site experience, using estimates on the number of visits and usage patterns, to adapt the site to individual interests of the users, to accelerate searches, etc.

On occasions, if we have received your prior consent, we may use cookies, tags or other similar devices to obtain information that enables us to display relevant advertising based on the analysis of your browsing habits from our site or third-party sites.

 

What do we NOT use cookies for on this website?

The cookies we use do not store any sensitive personal information, such as your address, password, credit or debit card details, etc.

 

Who uses the information stored in the cookies?

The information stored in the cookies from our site is used exclusively by us, except those identified below as “third-party cookies,” which are used and managed by external parties who provide the services requested by us to improve our services and your navigation experience. The main services for which these "third-party cookies" are used are to obtain analytics and guarantee the payment operations performed.

 

How can I opt out of cookies in this page?

If you want to opt out of the use of cookies in this site, given the previous limitations, you must disable cookie use in your browser and, subsequently, delete the cookies stored in your browser associated with this site. You may opt out of cookies at any stage.

 

How do I disable and delete cookies?

You can allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your computer using the settings of the browser installed on your computer.

The settings for cookies are usually found in the “Preferences” or “Tools” menu. For more details on how to configure cookies in your browser, please see your browser’s Help.

You can also find information on how to do this in the browser:

Firefox:   http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cookies-information-websites-store-on-your-computer

Chrome:  https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en

Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9

Safari:     http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042

Opera:     http://help.opera.com/Windows/11.60/en/cookies.html

 

What types of cookies are used by this site and with what purpose?

Functionality cookies: These cookies enable users to browse the site, platform or application and to use the different options or services found there, for example, control data traffic and communication, identify the session, record the items in an order, register or participate in an event, use security features during browsing, store contents for sharing videos or sound, or share contents via social networks.

Personalization cookies: These cookies enable users to access the service using predefined general features according to the criteria defined in the user's terminal, such as for example, language, browser type through which the service is accessed, regional configuration from which the service is accessed, etc.

Analytics cookies: These cookies, whether processed by third parties or ourselves, enable us to determine the number of site visitors, as well as measure and analyze statistics on the site usage made by users of the service offered. To do this, site browsing is analyzed in order to improve the product or service offering we provide.

Third-party cookies: Our web may use third-party services that, on the behalf of Barcelona Top Tours, SL, gather information for statistical purposes on site usage and for the provision of other services related to the web activity and other Internet services.

 

More specifically, this website uses:

  • Google Analytics:

This application enables us to analyze information related to user browsing on our website. This tool does not obtain any personal data, user names or the postal address from which they connect. The information obtained relates to, for example, the number of pages visited, the language, social network in which our news is posted, the city to which the IP address from which users access is assigned, the number of visitors, the frequency and number of return visits, the duration of the visit, the browser used, the operator or type of terminal from which the visit is made. This company may use this data to improve their own services and to offer services to other companies. For more information on these other uses, please see the links given below:

www.google.com/analytics/

 

  • Google AdWords:

This application is used to offer sponsored advertising to potential advertisers. It uses cookies to track conversations in Google AdWords. The cookie added to your computer when you see or click on an ad expires after 30 days and does not gather or track any information that could identify you, the user. This measure and the fact that Google uses separate servers for tracking conversations and for search results protect users’ privacy. For more information, go to:

www.adwords.google.com

www.google.com/intl/en/policies/technologies/ads/

  • Google Remarketing:

Barcelona Top Tours, SL uses the remarketing tool from Google AdWords. This tool provides ads based on previous visits to our site on other web sites in the Google search network. To do this, some pages of our website include a code or remarketing tag that configures the cookies to determine the ad type that will be shown to the user according to their browsing of the site. The remarketing lists are stored in a database on Google servers, where all cookie IDs associated with each list or interest category are stored. The entire process is completely anonymous. Users can disable Google cookie use by visiting the Google Ad Opt-out page. These cookies are provided by Google. For more information, go to:

www.google.com/intl/en/policies/technologies/ads/

  • Etracker technology: 

This website uses etracker technology (www.etracker.com) to collect data on visitor behavior. The data is collected anonymously for use in marketing and optimization. All visitor data is stored with an anonymous user identifier and may be used to build a usage profile. Cookies may be used for this purpose and for determining the visitor’s browser. The data collected by etracker technology will not be used to determine the personal identity of a site visitor. Data collection and storage may be revoked at any time for future services.

To opt out of data collection and storage:

          www.etracker.de/privacy?sid=a61c9d6cb9646322b01bab36f61524c4&id=privacy&languageId=2&et=snsSKg

 

What happens if I block the cookies?

In the event you decide to block or not accept the installation of cookies, certain services offered by our website that required cookie use may be disabled and, hence, will not be available to you, meaning that you will not be able to take full advantage of our website and applications. Operating quality of the website may also be affected.

 

Updates in the Cookie Policy

Our portal may modify this Cookie Policy according to legal or regulatory requirements, or with the purpose to adapt this policy to the directions given by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, in which case we advise users to visit it regularly.

 

If you any questions about this Cookie Policy, you can contact us at info@barcelona-top-tours.com