Cookies policy


1. Definition of Cookies

A cookie is a file of information that a website server sends the device (computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.) of the person accessing the page. It stores and retrieves information about navigation that is carried out using said device.

Cookies are small text files that are stored on a browser. Some are temporary, and are deleted after access to the website has concluded, while others remain there permanently.

For more information about cookies, see

Browsing software usually allows the list of these cookies to be seen and deleted, in addition to allowing one to prevent them from recording.

Cookies do not compromise the protection of your personal data because no correlation between them and the personal information the Website collects is made, nor can they be transferred to third parties. uses different types of cookies (technical, analytical, and social) for the purpose of improving the User's experience on the website without any advertising or similar activity, to analyze and compile statistics on the User’s navigation of the Website, and to share content on its social networks (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.)

Types of Cookies

Navigating on may involve the installation of the following types of cookies:

Google Analytics Cookies: These are cookies from third parties (Google Inc.) that monitor and analyze the behavior of users of the websites to which they are linked. The information gathered through such cookies is used to measure the activity on websites, applications, or platforms and for profiling the user’s navigation of such sites, applications, and platforms, all in order to make improvements based on the analysis of data usage by users of the service.

Session Cookies: These are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of the browser until one leaves the website, and nothing is recorded on the user's hard drive. Information obtained through these cookies is used to analyze traffic patterns on the web. Ultimately, this allows us to provide a better experience by improving the content of the Website and its usability.

Registration Cookies: When one registers on the Website, cookies are generated to identify the User as a registered user and indicate when the user has been identified on the site. These cookies are used to identify the user account and its associated services, thereby facilitating navigation. These cookies are maintained until the user logs off, closes the browser, or shuts down the device. These cookies can be used in combination with analytical data to identify individual preferences on the Website.

2. Navigation tracking via Google Analytics uses Google Analytics, a service provided by Google Inc. This service works with Cookies that transfer information about user navigation on the Website to a server of that company in the United States for purposes that are different from those of this service. Therefore, the transmitted information cannot be linked with other data containing an IP address that Google Inc. may hold.

The User can prevent information about navigation from being transmitted to Google. Browser configurations may be set to not store Cookies on the device; however, in that case the User may have limited access to some of the functions and services of some websites. Note that in some cases it is necessary to install cookies so that the browser is able to not accept them.

Another option is to specifically prevent the transmission of navigation information to Google Analytics through a browser plugin that may be download from this link:

Google Analytics stores cookies on servers in the United States and agrees not to share them with other parties, except when necessary for the correct operation of the system or when required by law.

Google states that it does not save the users’ IP addresses.

More information about Google Analytics may be found using the following links: and

For information on how Google uses cookies, follow this link:

Social Cookies: Google+, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc.: These are cookies from third parties, such as external and third party social networks, whose timing and purpose depends on the specific social network.

Social Network: Facebook

Social Network: Twitter

3. How to choose and configure cookies

The User may at any time choose which cookies he/she wants to accept on the Website by carrying out the following:

– Configuring the browser; for example:

– Third party tools available online allow users to detect cookies on every website they visit and allow for their deactivation.

Neither the Website nor its legal representatives shall be responsible for the content or the veracity of the privacy policies that third parties mentioned on the present cookie policy may have.

Web browsers are the tools responsible for storing cookies. It is through those browsers that one may exercise the right to remove or disable cookies. Neither the present Website nor its legal representatives can ensure the correct or incorrect management of cookies by the browsers previously mentioned.

4. How to disable cookies on a computer

Most browsers now allow the user to configure which cookies to accept or disable. These settings are normally found in the options or preferences menu of the browser.

To configure cookies in the most commonly used browsers, see below:

  • Chrome: Settings -> Show Advanced Options -> Privacy -> Content Settings. For more information, see Google support or the Help section of the browser.
  • Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Settings. For more information, see Mozilla support or the Help section of the browser.
  • Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings. For more information, see Microsoft support or the Help section of the browser.
  • Safari: Preferences -> Security. For more information, see Apple support or the Help section of the browser.

The user can also block cookies by using the following:

5. Facebook and "Like" buttons

The Website includes plugins for, which belongs to Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. These pages include a button showing a white f on a blue background, a thumbs-up hand symbol, or the word like. The plugin sends information about user navigation directly from the browser to Facebook. AGENCIA LITERARIA C. BALCELLS, S.A. has no control over the content or extent of the information transmitted. For more information about the collection of information, visit this Facebook webpage:

If the User has an account on Facebook and is signed in to this service while browsing the Website, that company can link the User with the information they receive from the plugin. If the User logs off Facebook, he/she will prevent the navigation record and interaction with the Facebook plugin, such as clicking on the like button or writing comments with your Facebook profile, from being identified. The Facebook data protection policy provides further information about user rights and setting options for greater protection of privacy.

6. Cookies Policy Acceptance

If the user continues to navigate after having been informed about the Website’s cookies policy, we understand that the User agrees to its use. By accessing this website or application site for the first time, one will see a window explaining the use of cookies and where one can read about our cookies policy. If the User consents to the use of cookies and clicks on the link below, he/she will give consent to our cookies policy and therefore to cookie installation on the device. In addition to using our own cookies, we allow third parties to establish cookies and access them on devices. Consent to the use cookies from these companies is linked to navigating on the Website.

7. Updates to the cookies policy can modify this cookies policy according to the legal requirements or regulations, or in order to adapt the policy to the instructions issued by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, and therefore Users are advised to read it regularly. This document was published in June 2016.

8. Questions and how to contact us

If you have any questions about our Cookies Policy, please contact AGENCIA LITERARIA C. BALCELLS, S.A. at