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Marina de Badalona SA uses its own cookies to manage the different services offered to users. Depending on their purpose, we can distinguish between:
Session cookies: these are cookies designed to collect and store data when a user begins a session in the private area of www.marinadebadalona.cat. The cookies expire and are eliminated from your computer when the session ends.
Persistent cookies: these cookies remain stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed by the person responsible for the cookie for a limited time. This period ranges from a few minutes to several years.
Technical cookies: these allow users to browse a website, platform or application and to use the different options or services on it, including, for example, monitoring data traffic and communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted areas, recalling the items making up an order, making a purchase order, requesting registration or participation in an event, using security elements during browsing, storing content for broadcasting video or sound, and sharing content on social media.
Personalisation cookies: These are cookies allowing the user to access the service with certain predefined general characteristics depending on a series of criteria in the user’s terminal, such as the language, type of browser used to access the service, regional configuration from which the service is accessed, etc.
Analytic cookies: These cookies allow the person responsible for them to monitor and analyse user behaviour on the websites they are associated with. The information collected using this type of cookie is used to measure the activities of the website, app or platform and to draw up user browsing profiles for these sites, apps and platforms so improvements can be introduced depending on the analysis of the data on the way users utilise the service.
In its Decision 4/2012, the Article 29 Working Group has interpreted that cookies used only to allow communication between the user’s device and the internet are among those exempted from complying with the obligations established in Article 22.2 of the Information Society Services Act. This also applies to those used strictly to provide a service expressly requested by the user. The above-mentioned exemption covers the following types of cookie:
– User entry cookies
– User authentication and identification cookies (session cookies only)
– User security cookies (for example those used to detect erroneous and repeated attempts to connect to a website)
– Multimedia reproduction session cookies
– Load balancing session cookies
– User interface personalisation cookies
– Plug-in cookies for exchanging social content
Session and user entry cookies are used only to trace user actions in filling in online forms on various pages or in shopping baskets to monitor the items the user has selected by pressing a button. If the acceptance of cookies strictly necessary for providing particular services expressly requested by the user is disabled, they will not be able to consult or correctly receive the content and services of www.marinabadalona.cat