Cookie policy

Cookie policy

Arriola & Fiol arquitectes S.C.P. [j58516873], website uses its own cookies and third parties’. A cookie is a file that downloads to your computer when you access certain websites. Cookies, among other purposes, ensure the proper functioning of a web page, offering the user faster access to selected services and storing and retrieving information on the user’s browsing habits. Cookies can also be used to recognize the user. Cookies are associated only with an anonymous user and its computer or device and do not provide references that allow them to collect personal data unless expressly authorised by the user. The user can, at all times, accept or reject installed cookies that are not strictly necessary for the proper functioning of the website or to access the services it provides. The cookie adjustment panel found on our website allows the user to configure their browser at all times without it affecting their ability to access the content. However, we inform the user that the rejection of cookies may cause a slight reduction in the website’s operation.


Affected and exempt cookies:

According to the EU directive, analytics, advertising, and affiliation cookies require informed consent by the user. Therefore, cookies of a technical nature and those necessary for the operation of the website or the provision of services expressly requested by the user will be exempt from said requirement.


Types of cookies:

(a) Depending on which entity manages cookies, there might be two different kinds:

  • Personal Cookies: These are sent to the user’s terminal from a computer or domain controlled by the editor itself. The service, in this case, is delivered by the cookie’s editor.
  • Third-party Cookies: These are sent to the user’s terminal from a computer or domain controlled by an external (not the editor) entity that processes the user’s data obtained through cookies.


(b) Depending on their time of activity, there might be two different kinds:

  • Session Cookies: These are designed to request and store data while the user is browsing a website.
  • Persistent Cookies: These store data in the terminal, which allows for data to be accessed and processed during a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie (which can range from a few minutes to several years).


(c) Depending on the purpose of the data collected, there might be:

  • Technical Cookies: These are necessary for the website’s operation and the provision of the service hired.
  • Customisation Cookies: These allow the user to access the website with prearranged characteristics such as the website’s language, server type, regional or international settings, and more.
  • Analysis Cookies: These collect information on the use of the website.
  • Advertising Cookies: These collect information on the user’s personal preferences and choices.
  • Affiliate Cookies: These allow tracking of the number of hits/visits deriving from other websites with which we establish an affiliation agreement).

Cookies used by this website:







This cookie is installed by Google Analytics.

2 years



The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.

2 years



This cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and there are no existing __utma cookies. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

2 years



The cookie is set by Google Analytics and is deleted when the user closes the browser. It is used to enable interoperability with urchin.js, which is an older version of Google Analytics and is used in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine new sessions/visits.




Google Analytics sets this cookie to store the traffic source or campaign by which the visitor reached the site.

6 months



Google Analytics sets this cookie to inhibit request rate.

10 minutes



Google Analytics sets this cookie, to determine new sessions/visits. __utmb cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and there are no existing __utma cookies. It is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

30 minutes



This cookie is set by the Google recaptcha service to identify bots to protect the website against malicious spam attacks.

5 months 27 days


While browsing our website, cookies from our social networks may be stored in your browser. Below, we display the links regarding the cookies of the social networks we use on this website:

  • Facebook Cookies, More information on Facebook’s cookie policy.
  • Twitter Cookies, More information on Twitter‘s cookie policy.
  • Twitter Cookies, More information on Twitter‘s cookie policy.
  • Instagram Cookies, More information on Instagram’s cookie policy.
  • LinkedIn Cookies, More information on LinkedIn’s cookie policy.
  • Pinterest Cookies, More information on Pinterest’s cookie policy.
  • Youtube Cookies, More information on Youtube’s cookie policy.



The user will be able to access their browser settings at all times by simply, following one of the following procedures, which depends on the browser you use: accepting or rejecting all cookies or selecting those that the system supports and those that do not.


Google Chrome: Manage Cookies – Google Chrome

Microsoft Internet Explorer: Manage Cookies – Microsoft Internet Explorer

Firefox: Manage Cookies – Mozilla Firefox

Safari on iPad y iPhone: Manage cookies – Safari – iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Safari on Mac: Manage cookies –  Safari – Mac

Opera: Manage Cookies – Opera

These browsers might have been subjected to changes or modifications. Hence, we cannot guarantee that they fully fit your browser version. Moreover, perhaps your prefered browser is not included in these options (Konqueror, Arora, Flock, and more). To avoid these types of mismatches, you can try accessing your settings directly from your browser. Go to options (usually found in the Toolbar) and search for the “Privacy Section/Settings”. Please, refer to your browser’s page for help.


Cookie activation, deactivation and elimination:

Cookies can be blocked or restricted through the browser’s settings. If you do not want websites to place cookies on your device, you can adapt your browser settings so that you are notified of their existence beforehand. Similarly, you can configure the settings so that the browser you use rejects all cookies or only third-party cookies. You can also delete any cookies that are already on your computer. Remember that the settings of independent browsers and computers must be adapted separately. Please note that if you do not wish to receive cookies, we will no longer be able to guarantee our website’s proper functioning. Some features of the site may be lost, and you may no longer be able to view certain websites. In addition, rejected cookies do not mean you will no longer see advertisements. Instead, ads will not suit your interests and will be repeated more often. Each browser has a different form of adapting its settings. If necessary, refer to the browser’s help tab to select the proper settings. To disable cookies on your mobile phone, see the device manual.

You can learn more about cookies through this link:

Because the Internet and websites have a particular way of working, we do not always have enough information concerning cookies placed by third parties through our website. Sometimes, the website can contain integrated elements: texts, documents, images or short films stored elsewhere but displayed on or via our website. Therefore, if you encounter these cookies on this website and realise these are not listed above, please let us know or contact the third party directly to ask for information about the cookies they are placing, their purpose and duration, and how you are guaranteed to maintain your privacy.


Information related to the processing of your data

  • Who is responsible for the processing of your personal details?

Arriola & Fiol arquitectes S.C.P. [j58516873], is responsible for the processing of the personal details you provide us with in Barcelona, with CIF: j58516873. Contact number + 34 934 570 357 and email


  • What is your personal data used for?

Information collected through personal cookies (session and access) is typically used in order to track the user’s conduct when filling out online surveys on several different websites. These may also be used as shopping carts to learn about the user’s needs, wants, likes, dislikes, and more, or even, to customise the user’s interface whenever they access/visit the website. Information collected through third-party’s cookies is as follows:

Through analytical cookies, your browsing habits are anatomised to improve the services provided. Through behavioural cookies, information is collected on the user’s preferences to manage advertising spaces in the most efficient way possible; and Advertising cookies measure the advertisement performance and provide recommendations based on statistical data. To learn more about the use of cookies, see the section on cookie operation on our website.


  • What is the legal foundation for the processing of your personal data?

The legitimacy for the processing of your personal data is given to us by you. Consent is granted at the very time of your contacting us. This includes the use of analytical, behavioural and advertising cookies, session cookies or customisation ones. Legitimation for data processing is awarded by the provider’s lawful interest.


  • Who are we sharing your details with?

The information you provide will, under no circumstances, be shared with third parties, unless we find ourselves compelled to do so by legal obligation or have your previous consent.


  • How long is your data retained?

The time your data will be kept since its collection is available to you in the section about the use of cookies on this website.


The user’s rights: The rights that protect the user are those of access, rectification, deletion, portability, withdrawal of consent (without it affecting the lawfulness of the service granted prior to its withhold), opposition to the treatment, limitation (in certain circumstances), and to submit a complaint to the competent authority (the Spanish data protection agency, ).