What are cookies and why do we use them?

A cookie is a file that is downloaded to the user’s device when accessing certain web pages to store and retrieve information about the navigation that is carried out on this computer.
Cookies allow this website, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the decisions and habits of the user. In Weblogs SL we use them to customize the experience within our websites, identify and remember the registered user, facilitate navigation as well as customize the advertising campaigns that could be displayed during navigation.
It is important to note that the use of cookies does not provide personal information of the user, which faces the Club Nàutic Cambrils remains anonymous.
The user can configure their browser to not accept the use of cookies, and in this case the personalization of the experience will not be applied although yes that will be able to continue accessing the contents of our webs normally.
On the Wikipedia page (http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cookie_) , you can get more information on what cookies are and how they work.


What type of cookies uses our website

Cookies, depending on their permanence, can be divided into session or permanent cookies. The first ones expire when the user closes the browser. The second ones expire in function when the purpose for which they are served is fulfilled (for example, so that the user remains identified in the websites and services of the web) or when they are cleared manually.
Additionally, depending on their purpose, cookies may be classified as follows:
Performance Cookies:This type of Cookie remembers your preferences for the tools found in the services, so you do not have to reconfigure the service every time you visit. As an example, in this typology are included:

  • Volume adjustments of video or sound players.
  • Video transmission speeds compatible with your browser.

Geolocation cookies:Cookies are used to find out which country you are in when you request a website or service. This Cookie is totally anonymous, and is only used to help guide the content to its location, such as the language effect. In no case do we register the exact location from where you are visiting or save geolocation information for your devices.
Registration cookies:registration cookies are generated once the user has registered or subsequently opened the session, and they are used to identify it in the web and services with the following objectives:

  • Keep the user identified so that, if you close a service or web, the browser or the computer and at another time or another day it enters this service or website, will continue to be identified, thus facilitating its navigation without have to re-identify. This functionality can be suppressed if the user presses the “Exit” functionality, so this Cookie is deleted and the next time it enters the web user must log in to be identified.
  • Check if the user is authorized to access certain services, for example, to participate in a contest or write comments.
  • Additionally, some services can use third-party connectors such as Facebook, Twitter or Google. When the user registers in a service with credentials of a social network or third-party identification system, he authorizes the same to keep a persistent cookie that reminds his identity and guarantees access to the web until it expires. The user can delete this cookie and revoke access to the web through social networks or third-party identification system by updating their preferences in the social network that specific.

Analytical Cookies:Every time a user visits a website or service, a tool from an external provider (Google Analytics) generates an analytical cookie on the user’s device. This cookie that is only generated during the visit will serve on future visits to Weblogs SL services to identify anonymously the visitor. The main objectives that are pursued are:

  • Allow the anonymous identification of browsers through the “Cookie” (identify browsers and devices, not people) and therefore the approximate counting of the number of visitors and their tendency over time.
  • Identify anonymously the most visited content and therefore more attractive to users.
  • Know if the user you are accessing is new or repeat visit.

Important:Unless the User decides to register the cookie will never be associated with any personal data that can identify it. These cookies will only be used for statistical purposes in order to collect metrics on the use of our websites.
More information on the privacy policy of these analytical tools at: Google Analytics