Introduction and concept of the cookie

In compliance with that set forth in Section 2 of Article 22 of Act 34/2002, of 11 July, on the Services of the Information Society and Electronic Commerce, by means of this document, Joan Planells Roig, hereinafter referred to as THE COMPANY, aims to provide information on cookies, their purpose, utility and necessity, so as to allow you, the user, to decide freely on whether or not to accept them. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you are hereby explicitly informed that there may be cookies that are necessary for communications between your device and the internet, as well as cookies that enable the rendering of the services that you have expressly requested, and both such cases are excluded from compliance with the duties set forth in the aforementioned Article.

A cookie is simply a file with an anonymous code that is downloaded to your computer when you visit certain websites. These small files allow a website, among other things, to store, record and retrieve information passively on the browsing habits of a user or of the user’s device at the website. This information affords knowledge of the place from which the site is accessed, the time of connection, the type of device (fixed or mobile) used to access the site, the operating system of that device, the browser, the pages most frequently visited and the number of clicks, among other Internet user behaviour data. You may deactivate the cookies in your browser and delete them at any time. Nevertheless, you must know that although the website is accessible with no need for the cookies to be activated, their deactivation may hinder the correct functioning of the website. To learn more about cookies, you may visit the following URL: http://www.aboutcookies.org/.

Types of cookies

The cookies are classified into the following categories, based on their envisaged functions:

  • Strictly necessary or technical cookies: They allow the user to browse the website, platform or application, as well as to use the different options or services in them.
  • Profiling cookies: Profiling cookies: they allow the user to configure general characteristics, to gain access to the service (language, type of browser, etc.).
  • Analytical cookies: They allow the manager of the cookies to track and analyse the behaviour of the users of the websites to which the cookies are associated. These cookies are used to analyse website activity and the applications accessed by users, as well as for the creation of browsing profiles that can be used to study improvements for users in any such sites or applications.
  • Advertising cookies: These cookies are used for the management of the advertisement spaces that the owner of the website or app has included in them.
  • Behaviour-based advertising cookies: They afford the most efficient possible management of the advertisement spaces that the owner of the website or app has included in them. To do so, the user behaviour data stored these cookies is used.

Use of cookies at the website

We hereby expressly, precisely and clearly inform you that the information gathered through the cookies that are downloaded to your computer, with the exception, where applicable, of those used to customise navigation or for technical reasons, will not be used by us, as we do not use analytical or advertising cookies of any sort. The recipients of the information obtained by means of the cookies downloaded to your computer will be the following:

  • Holder of the data
  • Google
  • CloudFlare
  • StatCounter
  • WordPress
  • Yii Software LCC
  • Hotelchamp

The envisaged purposes of the cookies are set forth in the following chart:

Cookie Owner Date of expiry Purpose
PHPSESSID Titular Session This cookie is used by the PHP programming language to manage the session variables that have been saved on the website server. This cookie is essential for the correct function of the website.
qtrans_cookie_test Titular Session This cookie is in charge of the multilingual function of the website.
_utma Google 2 years Identifies unique visitors: Used to record unique visitors for statistical and analytical purposes.
_utmb Google 30 minutes Determines the visitor session: Google Analytics uses two cookies to identify a session. If either of the two cookies is missing, new activity triggers the start of a new session.
_utmc Google Session Determines the visitor session: Google Analytics uses two cookies to identify a session. If either of the two cookies is missing, new activity triggers the start of a new session.
_utmz Google 6 months Records traffic sources and browsing: Used to record how the visitor has reached our website (e.g. via a Google search, an alert, etc.) and how he /she navigates around our site. We use this information to improve the user experience in future updates.
unam ShareThis 9 months The __unam cookie is defined as part of the ShareThis service and tracks « click-stream » activity, for example, the web pages viewed, navigation from page to page, and the time spent at each page. This service personally identifies visitors only if they have separately signed up with ShareThis for a ShareThis account and given their consent.

Revocation of authorisation for the use of cookies and browser settings

As stated above, once the cookies have been installed on your device, you may at any time revoke your consent thereto and delete them. To do so, you may use the content and privacy settings available in the browser that you are using to visit the website.

Cookie Policy updates and contact

This Cookies Policy may be modified in keeping with the cookies used. We advise you to check this policy every time you visit our website, in order to remain duly informed on how and why we use cookies, as well as any changes in the type of data gathered. If you have any questions about our Cookies Policy or wish to revoke your consent, please contact THE COMPANY at the email address info@canplanells.com and indicate “Cookies Policy” in the subject line.