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COOKIES POLICY

Updated on 2nd of April 2020.

You are visiting our website store.fcbarcelona.com. Our website contains both its own and third-party cookies, in accordance with the provisions of this Policy.

By accepting the Cookies notice, you give your consent to the installation of the cookies outlined (unless you have modified your browser settings to reject by default all or certain cookies).

1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?

A cookie is a text file that includes small amounts of data. It is downloaded and stored on your device/terminal when you visit our website. Cookies are then returned to their originating website on subsequent visits, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow information to be stored and retrieved about the number of visits a user makes, or their browsing habits or device. Depending on the information they contain and the way you use your device, cookies can be used to recognise users and improve their experience of the website.

You can find more information about cookies at:
https://www.allaboutcookies.org/

2. TYPES OF COOKIES AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE INFORMATION:

On our website we use technical or session cookies, analytical, advertising and social network cookies.

In the table created for this purpose, you will be duly informed of the types of Cookie that are used to collect information that may be processed by third parties as joint data controllers.

  1. Technical or Session Cookies

    This website uses technical, or session cookies, which are cookies that allow the user to navigate through the website and to use the various options or services it provides. For example, these cookies identify the session, authenticate the user, remember an order, use security elements during browsing, store content for playing videos or sound, or set the language, among others. Disabling these cookies will prevent some of the website functionalities from working properly.

    Technical or Session Cookies
    ServiceProviderHeld byFurther information
    SAP CommerceSAPBarça Licensing & Merchandising, S.L, (hereinafter, BLM)https://help.sap.com/viewer/0c333adb55cd4dbf8e92a5175703224c/7.31.25/en-US/4975556b9bea200ce10000000a42189c.html
  2. Analytical Cookies

    This website uses analytical cookies to collect statistics about user activity and general activity on the website. The information collected allows us to optimise browsing on our website and guarantee the best service to the user, identifying the number of pages visited, for example, the language used, the frequency and recurrence of visits, the length of visits or the browser used, among other information. Users can exclude their activity through the exclusion systems provided by the analytical tools or by the configuration of their browser.

    Analytical Cookies
    ServiceProvidorHeld byFurther information
    Google AnalyticsGoogle Analyticsa) BLM
    b)FC Barcelona (hereinafter, FC BARCELONA),
    c) Fundació Privada Futbol Club Barcelona (hereinafter, FFCB)
    https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage?hl=es
    Adobe AnalyticsAdobe AnalyticsBLM
    FC BARCELONA
    FFCB
    https://docs.adobe.com/content/help/en/core-services/interface/ec-cookies/cookies-privacy.html
    mboxAdobe TargetBLM
    FC BARCELONA
    FFCB
    https://docs.adobe.com/content/help/es-ES/target/using/implement-target/client-side/mbox-implement/cookie-behavior.translate.html
    HotjarHotjarBLM
    FC BARCELONA
    FFCB
    https://help.hotjar.com/hc/en-us/articles/115011789248-Hotjar-Cookies
  3. Social Media Cookies

    This website uses social media cookies to enable the user to share content from our website on social media and to connect to such platforms, via the so-called social media buttons.

    We do not control the cookies installed by each social media platform, however these are usually technical cookies to manage logins or to display the counter showing the number of times a particular piece of content has been shared.

    We recommend that all users review the privacy and cookies policies of each social media platform and, where appropriate, modify the privacy parameters for each in order to limit any tracking that they may carry out.

    Social Media Cookies
    ServiceProvidorFurther information
    FacebookFacebookhttps://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/
    TwitterTwitterhttps://help.twitter.com/en/rules-and-policies/twitter-cookies
    GoogleGooglehttp://www.google.es/intl/es/policies/technologies/types/
    InstagramInstagramhttps://help.instagram.com/155833707900388
    MultimediaYouTubehttps://www.google.com/intl/es_es/policies/privacy/
    MultimediaFacebookhttps://www.google.com/intl/es_es/policies/privacy/
  4. Advertising Cookies

    This website uses advertising cookies which allow the advertising space that has been included on the website to be managed effectively, normally by third parties, and which allow the advertising content to be adapted so that it is relevant to the user, does not repeat advertising they have already seen, as well as limits the number of times we show advertising to each user.

    In accordance with their own policies, some advertising managers may use anonymous cookies to show you relevant ads when you visit other websites. In any case, users can configure their browser to accept these cookies or not.

    Advertising Cookies
    ServiceProvidorHeld byFurther information
    Facebook AdsFacebookBLM
    FC BARCELONA
    FFCB
    https://www.facebook.com/policy/cookies/
    GoogleGoogleBLM
    FC BARCELONA
    FFCB
    https://policies.google.com/technologies/types?hl=es
    AdobeAdobeBLM
    FC BARCELONA
    FFCB
    https://www.adobe.com/es/privacy/cookies.html
    CriteoCriteo Dynamic RetargetingBLM
    FC BARCELONA
    FFCB
    https://www.criteo.com/es/privacy/how-we-use-your-data/

3. HOW TO DEACTIVATE OR DELETE COOKIES

At any time, the user is able to accept or reject the installation of cookies or reject the installation of a certain type of cookie, such as for example advertising and third-party cookies. In addition, after each session one can delete all or some of the stored cookies.

Please note that if you accept third party cookies, and should you wish to delete them, you must do so through the cookie removal options established in section 4 of this Policy.

Additionally, if the user wishes to avoid the storage of cookies, they can activate:

  • - private browsing, whereby the browser stops saving your browsing history, website passwords, cookies and other information about the pages you visit, or
  • - the Do Not Track function, whereby the browser asks the websites you visit to not track your browsing habits, used for example to show relevant advertising on the sites you visit.

We recommend that you check the help section of your browser to find out more about the different options for managing cookies. Remember that blocking cookies may affect all or some of the features of our website.

Below you can find information on managing or deactivating cookies from the main browsers:

BrowserAccess Link
Microsoft Internet Explorerhttps://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies#
Apple Safarihttps://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac
Google Chromehttps://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
Mozilla Firefoxhttps://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enhanced-tracking-protection-firefox-desktop?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
https://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/Borrar cookies

The previous links may be updated by the Companies that develop these browsers. BLM will make every reasonable effort to keep the above list properly updated. However, if a link does not work or is not updated, you can go to the “Help” menu of your browser.

If you would like to have more control over the installation of Cookies, you can install programmes or add-ons to your browser, known as “Do Not Track” tools, which allow you to choose the Cookies you permit.

4. HOW TO OBJECT TO THE INSTALLATION OF PROVIDER COOKIES

When you visit our website for the first time, we will offer you the opportunity to configure the Cookies you want to install. You can object to the installation of any category of Cookies except for the technical ones, which are necessary for the proper functioning of the website.

Also, as indicated in the previous section, Users can reject the installation of a certain type of cookie at any time by configuring the browser itself.

Also, some of our providers have a direct system to object to the installation of their Cookies. Below, you will find a list of providers and links:

ServiceOpt-Out
Google Analyticshttps://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/help/568137493302217
Adobehttps://www.adobe.com/privacy/opt-out.html

Please note that if you delete the cookies from your browser at any time, your opt-out preferences from previous providers may be removed, so you will need to object to their installation again.

5. OTHER INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM USERS

Pixels can collect information such as the browser used, the IP address, the frequency of visits and how long these last, as well as track users’ actions on the website (purchases added to the basket, purchased products, or redirects to other websites, opening of newsletters, actions that generate more visits and purchases, type of interested audience, etc.).

In addition to tracking pixels or web beacons, we may also use other user identification and monitoring techniques known as fingerprinting. These allow us to verify certain technical parameters of the user’s device (such as the browser used, operating system, screen resolution, installed plugins and add-ons, font, IP address, language, time zone, etc.) and that, once combined, can allow your individual identification. Said information will be used to monitor the user’s activity and browsing, and to profile them.

6. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Consult our General Privacy Policy for more information about the processing of your personal data or to know how to exercise your rights.

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