Cookie Policy

On this website, we collect and use information as indicated in our privacy policy. One of the ways we collect information is through the use of technology called “cookies.” At Alfa Arte, we use cookies for various purposes.

What is a cookie?

A “cookie” is a small amount of text that is stored in your browser (such as Google Chrome or Apple Safari) when you browse most websites.

What is NOT a cookie?

It is not a virus, a Trojan, a worm, spam, spyware, or pop-up windows.

What information does a cookie store?

Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about you, such as credit cards or banking data, photos, or personal information, etc. The data they store is technical, statistical, personal preferences, content customization, etc.

The web server does not associate you as a person but rather your web browser. In fact, if you regularly browse with the Chrome browser and try to browse the same website with the Firefox browser, you will see that the website does not realize that you are the same person because it is actually associating the information with the browser, not the person.

What types of cookies are there?

  • Technical Cookies: The most basic ones that allow, among other things, knowing when a human or an automated application is browsing, when an anonymous user and a registered one are browsing, basic tasks for the operation of any dynamic website.
  • Analysis Cookies: They collect information about the type of navigation being carried out, the sections most used, products consulted, usage time zone, language, etc.
  • Advertising Cookies: Display advertisements based on your browsing, your country of origin, language, etc.

What are first-party and third-party cookies?

First-party cookies are generated by the page you are visiting, and third-party cookies are generated by external services or providers such as Mailchimp, Mailrelay, Facebook, Twitter, Google AdSense, etc.

What cookies does this website use?

This website uses both first-party and third-party cookies. The following cookies are used on this website:

First-party cookies:

  • Login: Login cookies allow you to enter and exit your Alfa Arte account.
  • Personalization: Cookies help us remember with which people or websites you have interacted so we can show you related content.
  • Preferences: Cookies allow us to remember your settings and preferences, such as preferred language and privacy settings.
  • Security: We use cookies to avoid security risks. Mainly to detect when someone is trying to hack your Alfa Arte account.

Third-party cookies

This website uses analysis services, specifically Google Analytics, to help the website analyze the use made by users of the website and improve its usability, but in no case are they associated with data that could identify the user. Google Analytics is an analytical web service provided by Google, Inc. The user can check the types of cookies used by Google here.

Alfa Arte is a user of the WordPress blog supply and hosting platform, owned by the American company Automattic, Inc. For these purposes, the uses of such cookies by the systems are never under the control or management of the website owner; they can change their function at any time and introduce new cookies. These cookies also do not benefit the owner of this website. Automattic, Inc., also uses other cookies to help identify and track visitors to WordPress sites, understand how they use the Automattic website, and their access preferences, as described in the “Cookies” section of its privacy policy.

Social media cookies may be stored in your browser while browsing, for example, when you use the content sharing button from on a social media network.

Can cookies be deleted?

Yes, and not only deleted but also blocked, either generally or specifically for a specific domain. To delete cookies from a website, you must go to your browser’s settings and there you can search for those associated with the specific domain and proceed to delete them.

More information about cookies

You can consult the regulation on cookies published by the Spanish Data Protection Agency in its “Guide on the use of cookies” and get more information about cookies on the Internet,

If you want to have greater control over the installation of cookies, you can install programs or add-ons to your browser, known as “Do Not Track” tools, that will allow you to choose which cookies you want to allow.