Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain websites. Cookies allow a website, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their computer and, depending on the information they contain and the way you use your computer, they can be used to recognise the user.

What types of cookies are there?

– First-party cookies: These are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.

– Third-party cookies: These are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.

– Technical Cookies: These are those that allow the user to navigate through a website, platform or application and the use of the different options or services that exist in it such as, for example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access parts of restricted access, remember the elements that make up an order, make the buying process of an order, make the application for registration or participation in an event, use security features while browsing, store content for broadcasting videos or sound or share content via social networks.

– Personalisation cookies: These cookies allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics depending on a series of criteria in the user’s terminal, such as the language, the type of browser used to access the service, the regional configuration from which the service is accessed, etc.

– Advertising Cookies: These are those that allow the management, in the most effective way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included on a website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided based on criteria such as the edited content or the frequency at which the advertisements are shown.

– Analysis cookies: These cookies allow the party responsible for them to monitor and analyse the behaviour of the users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the websites, application or platform and for the elaboration of browsing profiles of the users of these sites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of the usage data of the users of the service.

What types of cookies do we use?

We use our own cookies on our website:

cookies that correspond to the login to be able to post comments on the Blog. In this way, we ensure that behind a comment there is a person and not automated aps whose only intention is to create spam.

We also use third-party cookies:

– Google Analytics: Thanks to it we create statistics on traffic and the number of visits we receive on the Web. By using this website the user consents to the processing of this information by Google. Therefore, the exercise of any right in this regard must be done by communicating directly with Google.
– Social networks: In Leire Plazaola Nutrition we use social networks. Each one uses its own cookies. Below you will find the links that correspond to the use of cookies in each of them.

Google Analytics enables cookies in the domain of called:

“__utma”: necessary for the operation of Google Analytics and with a validity period of 2 years.

“__utmz”: specifies the location of the visit, i.e. from where and how the user has arrived at our website and is valid for 6 months.

“_utmb”: records the time of arrival at the page and is valid for 30 minutes from the last record of the page viewed. It is automatically deleted when changing web or closing the browser.

“_utmc”: The current javascript code used by Google Analytics does not require this cookie. Previously this cookie was used in conjunction with the _utmb cookie to determine whether or not a new session should be established for the user after more than 30 minutes on the same page. This cookie is still written to ensure compatibility with websites where the old urchin.js tracking code is installed.

“_ga”: used by Universal Analytics, enables the unique visitor tracking feature.

“_dc”: used by Universal Analytics, its advanced display functionality. It is used to associate Google Analytics and DoubleClick sessions, with a timeout of 10 minutes. This cookie does not store any user information; it is only used to limit the number of requests to be made to

The social networks we use also have their own cookie policy. The following links detail what each one says in this regard.

Facebook Cookie Policy

Google Cookie Policy

Twitter Cookie Policy