Cookie Policy

In this notice you will find information about cookies, what we do with cookies, which cookies can be set when you visit the Al Teu Costat website and how to reject or delete these cookies.

What are cookies?

Cookies are data files that a website sends to your computer while you are viewing the site. These data files include information that allows our site to remember important information that will make your use of the site more efficient and useful to you. Our sites use cookies for a variety of purposes. We use cookie technology and IP addresses to obtain non-personal information from web visitors, and also to provide registered visitors with the best possible personalized online experience.

How do we use cookies?

Visitors to our sites use different web browsers and different computers. To make your visits as easy as possible with the technology you use, we automatically track the type of browser (e.g., Internet Explorer) and operating system (e.g., Windows, Apple) used by a visitor, and the domain name of the visitor’s Internet service provider. We also track the total number of visitors to our site in aggregate form to allow us to update and improve our site. Personally identifiable information is not extracted in this process. This data tells us whether more visitors prefer certain features or sections to others, which helps us keep our site up to date and interesting to the majority of our visitors.

How do we use cookies to personalise your experience on our sites?

Cookie technology helps us deliver content tailored to a visitor’s interests, and allows us to make ordering products, entering sweepstakes and contests, and offering other features on our site easier for our visitors. Where permitted, we may associate personal information with a cookie file in such cases.

Different types of cookies we use

The cookies we use are based on the International Chamber of Commerce’s guidance for the categories of cookies: strictly necessary, performance, functionality and targeting.

Strictly necessary” cookies allow you to move around the website and use essential features such as secure areas, shopping baskets and online checkout. These cookies do not collect any information about you that can be used for marketing or to remember where you have been on the internet. We use these cookies strictly necessary to:

  1. Remember information you entered on order forms when you navigate to different pages in a single web browser session.
  2. Remember the products and services you ordered when you get to the checkout page.
  3. Identify yourself as logged in to an Al Teu Costat website.
  4. Make sure you connect to the correct service on our website when we make any changes to the operation of the website.

Cookies that we have defined as “strictly necessary” will NOT be used to collect information that could be used to advertise products or services to you.

Remember your preferences or user name beyond your current visit.

Performance” cookies collect information about how you use our website, e.g. which pages you visit and if you experience any errors. These cookies do not collect any information that can identify you: all information collected is anonymous and is only used to help us improve how our website works, understand what our users are interested in and measure the effectiveness of our advertising.

We use performance cookies to provide statistics on how our website is used.
See how effective our ads are (we do not use this information to target ads to you when you visit other websites).
Help improve the website by measuring errors that occur.
Test different designs of our website.

Cookies that we have defined as “performance” cookies will NOT be used to:
1. Collect information that could be used to advertise products or services to you on other websites.
2. Remember your preferences or user name beyond your current visit.
3. Target advertisements to you on any other website.
Functionality” cookies are used to provide services or to remember settings to enhance your visit. We use “functionality” cookies to:

  1. Remember settings you have applied, such as layout, text size, preferences and colours.
  2. Remember if we have already asked you if you want to complete a survey.
  3. Show you when you log in to the website.
  4. Share information with partners to provide a service on our website. The information shared will only be used to provide the service, product or feature and not for any other purpose.

Cookies defined as “Functionality” will NOT be used to: Target you with advertisements on other websites 2.
Targeting” cookies are linked to services provided by third parties, such as “Like” and “Share” buttons. The third party provides these services in exchange for recognising that you have visited our website. We use “targeting” cookies to:

  1. Link to social networks such as Facebook, which may subsequently use information about your visit to target advertising to you on other websites.
  2. Provide advertising agencies with information about your visit so that they can present you with advertisements that may be of interest to you.

What are web beacons and how do we use them?

Some of our web pages and email updates may contain electronic images called web beacons, sometimes known as single-pixel GIFs, clear GIFs or pixel tags. On websites, these allow us to count visitors who have viewed our pages. In promotional emails/newsletters, they allow us to count how many subscribers have read them. Web beacons allow us to develop statistical information about the activities and features that matter most to our consumers in order to provide more personalised content. They are not used to access personally identifiable information without your consent.

What if you don’t want cookies?

If you do not want cookies, you can set your computer to notify you each time a cookie is sent or disable all cookies through your browser (e.g., Internet Explorer or Firefox). See your browser’s HELP menu for the correct way to change or update your cookies.
Alternatively, you can visit which contains full information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer, as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on your mobile phone browser, you will need to consult your phone’s manual.
Please note that restricting cookies may affect the functionality of the Al Teu Costat website.
Here you will find a list of specific cookies used by the website All of them are for analysis:
_utma This cookie keeps track of the number of times a user has been on a site, when the user first accessed the site and when their last session took place.
This cookie records when the user accessed the site.
This cookie helps to calculate how long each user’s visit lasts and is stored when the user leaves the site.
This cookie tracks where the visitor came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked, what keywords were used and the region of the world from which the page was accessed.
This cookie is only used when using custom variables, for example to segment demographic data such as gender or age of the user obtained from the registration data.