Genuine Andalusia Cookie Policy

In Genuine Andalusia we use cookies in order to provide a better service and a better experience for your navigation. We would like to inform you clearly and precisely about the cookies we use, detailing what a cookie is, what it serves for, what types of cookies we use, what their purpose is and how you can configure or disable them if you wish.

What is a cookie and what is it used for?

A “cookie” is a small file that is stored on the user’s computer, tablet, smartphone or any other device which contains information of the user navigation. The set of “cookies” to all our users helps us to improve our website by enabling us to monitor which pages are useful, which pages are not useful and which pages could be improved. Cookies are essential for the operation of the Internet, offering many advantages in providing interactive services and making the navigation and usability of our website easier. Cookies are not harmful for your device. They can’t infect computers with viruses or other malware. On the contrary, if they are active, they will help us to identify and solve possible errors.

What kind of cookies do we use?

Depending on the entity that manages the cookies:

  • Own cookies, are those which are sent to your device from our own devices or domains and from which we make the service you ask for.
  • Third party cookies, are those that are sent to your device from a device or domain which is not managed by us, but by another collaborative Company. For example, those used by social networks or Google Analytics.

Depending on the period of time the cookies are enabled:

  • Session cookies: They are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site, so that none of the cookies is recorded on the hard drive of the computer. The information obtained through these cookies, is used to analyse traffic patterns on the website. Eventually, it allows us providing a better experience to improve the website content and usability.
  • Persistent cookies: They are stored on the hard disk and our website reads them every time you make a return visit. A permanent site has a set expiration date. The cookie will stop working after that date. These cookies are used generally for making easy the registering and shopping services.

Depending on their purpose:

  • Technical cookies: They are necessary for the navigation and for the proper functioning of our website. They allow, for example, the control of traffic and data communications, the access to restricted areas, making the buying process, the use of security features, the store of contents in order to deliver videos or sharing content via social networks.
  • Personalization cookies: They allow you the service access with predefined features depending on some certain criteria, such as language, kind of browser through which the service is acceded, the local configuration from where the service is acceded, etc.
  • Analytic cookies: They allow us to quantify the quantity of website users and, therefore, to be able to measure and analyse statistically how the users utilise the service provided. In order to do this, the navigation on our website is analysed so that we can improve the products and services we offer.
  • Advertising cookies: They allow the management, in the most efficient way, of the advertising spaces on our website.
  • Behavioral advertising cookies: These cookies store information about the user behavior, obtained through continuous observation. Thanks to them, we can know the navigation habits on the Internet and show you information related to your specific navigation profile.

Purpose of each of the cookies used:

The cookies used on our website and their purpose are detailed below.

List of cookies used on www.genuineandalusia.com domain:

Technical cookies:

_grecaptcha

  • Provider: genuineandalusia.com
  • Type: HTML
  • Duration: persistent
  • Purpose: this cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the web in order to elaborate valid reports about the use of our site.

_GRECAPTCHA

  • Provider: google.com
  • Type: HTTP
  • Duration: 179 days
  • Purpose: this cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the web in order to elaborate valid reports about the use of our site.

asp_transient_id

  • Provider: genuineandalusia.com
  • Type: HTTP
  • Duration: Session
  • Purpose: unique identification of the user session.

CookieConsent

  • Provider: genuineandalusia.com
  • Type: HTTP
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Purpose: it stores the user’s cookie consent for the present domain.

rc::a

  • Provider: google.com
  • Type: HTML
  • Duration: persistent
  • Purpose: this cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the web in order to elaborate valid reports about the use of our site.

rc::b

  • Provider: google.com
  • Type: HTML
  • Duration: session
  • Purpose: this cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.

rc::c

  • Provider: google.com
  • Type: HTML
  • Duration: session
  • Purpose: this cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.

Analytics cookies:

_ga

  • Provider: genuineandalusia.com
  • Type: HTTP
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Purpose: this cookie registers a unique identification used to generate statistical data about how a visitor uses the website.

_gat

  • Provider: genuineandalusia.com
  • Type: HTTP
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Purpose: this cookie is used by Google Analytics to control the rate of requests.

_gid

  • Provider: genuineandalusia.com
  • Type: HTTP
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Purpose: this cookie registers a unique identification used to generate statistical data about how a visitor uses the website.

_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress

  • Provider: genuineandalusia.com
  • Type: HTTP
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Purpose: this cookie is used to count the number of times that a website is visited by different users. This is done by assigning a random ID to each user so that they are not counted as a different user every time they access the site.

_hjFirstSeen

  • Provider: genuineandalusia.com
  • Type: HTTP
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Purpose: this cookie is used to determine whether a visitor is new or not (has visited the website before).

_hjid

  • Provider: genuineandalusia.com
  • Type: HTTP
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Purpose: this cookie sets a session ID. This allows the site to obtain data about the behaviour of the visitor for statistics purposes.

_hjid

  • Provider: genuineandalusia.com
  • Type: HTML
  • Duration: persistent
  • Purpose: this cookie sets a session ID. This allows the site to obtain data about the behaviour of the visitor for statistics purposes.

_hjIncludedInPageviewSample

  • Provider: genuineandalusia.com
  • Type: HTML
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Purpose: This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by the site’s pageview limit.

_client_id

  • Provider: bandcamp.com
  • Type: HTTP
  • Duration: 10 years
  • Purpose: it registers statistical data on users’ behaviour on the website. Used for internal analytics by the website operator.

Note:

This list will be updated as quickly as possible whenever new changes occur in the web service offered. Nevertheless, during the updating, there is the possibility that the list does not include some cookie yet, although the list will always refer to cookies with identical purposes to the registered in the list.

How can you setup your preferences or disable cookies?

You may allow, block or remove the cookies installed in your device by configuring the options on your Internet browser. If you do not allow the installation of cookies in your browser, you might not be able to access some of the web services and therefore, your experience in our website may be less satisfying. By clicking on the links below you will find all the information to configure or disable cookies in each Internet browser.