What is a cookie and what is it for?

A cookie is a small file that a site sends to your browser and saves on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are used to make the site function efficiently or improve its services. In addition cookies provide information to the Website's owner for statistical purposes, primarily to personalise your browsing experience by remembering your preferences (for example, remembering the language and currency you set, in order to recognise you at the next visit, etc.).

What kind of cookies does our site use and for what aim?

Our website uses various types of first-party cookies and third-party cookies (provided and managed by third parties based on their own individual privacy policies and not under the control of BARCA srl), each of which has a specific function, as indicated in the list provided below.
What type of cookies do we use and for what purposes?

Navigation Cookies - first-party cookies
These cookies allow the site to function properly and allow you as a visitor to view content in your language and for your market of the country from which you’ve chosen to connect.
They are able to recognize which country you are connecting from and make sure that each time you visit the site, you will automatically be directed to the version of the site for your country. They also allow you to create an account, login and manage your orders. If you are a registered user, thanks to cookies the site will recognize you as such when you access the services offered to registered users. These cookies will recognize you if you shop on the site through an affiliate or partner site, so that we can fulfill our obligations to partner sites.

Functional Cookies - first- party cookies
These cookies allow the site, after the first LOGIN, to recognize you each time you access the site so that you do not have to enter your access data each time you visit the site. If you have added items to your shopping bag and closed the session without completing the purchase without deleting them, these cookies allow you to continue shopping the next time you access the site (within a limited period of time) by finding your shopping bag just as you left it. These cookies are not essential to the operation of the site, but improve the quality and experience of navigation.

Analytical cookies - first party cookies
These cookies are used, for example, by Google Analytics to perform statistical analysis of how users navigate the site through computers or mobile applications, the number of pages visited or the number of clicks made on a page while browsing a site. Barca S.R.L. processes the results of these analyses anonymously and exclusively for statistical purposes only if the service provider uses cookies in connection with the browser installed on your computer or other devices used to navigate on our site.

Third party cookies for marketing/profiling - third parties
These cookies are used by trusted third party companies that allow you to display advertising banners on their other affiliated sites, showing you the latest products you have viewed on this website. When you browse our website, these cookies are also used to show you products that may be of your interest or similar to those you have previously viewed, based on your browsing history. The use of these cookies normally does not imply the processing of personal data, but may allow the connection to your computer or other devices and track the data saved: these cookies connect to the browser installed on your computer or other devices used while browsing our website. Our website uses a third party cookie, Google Analytics. This cookie is not a tool of our ownership, therefore, for more information, you can consult the information provided by Google at the following address : http://www.google.it/policies/privacy/partners/

Below is the list of technical and analytics cookies used by this site:

_utma - ppersistent, time of visit of the user, need to third party service Google Webmaster and Analytics. It lasts two years
_utmb - persistent dropout rate (approximate value) of the user, need to third party service Google Analytics. It lasts 30 minutes
_utmc - persistent, calculates the duration of a visit of a user, required for third-party service Google Analytics. It lasts 30 minutes
_utmt - persistent, it handles the request limit (throttle) to the service Google Analytics. It lasts 30 minutes
_utmz - persistent - source user, necessary for third-party service Google Analytics. It lasts 6 months
_ga - persistent, used to distinguish users - need to third party service Google Analytics. It lasts two years
_gat - persistent, used for the sole purpose of achieving a statistical analysis (using the service Google Analytics). It lasts 10 minutes
PHPSESSID - session, in PHP necessary to identify the single session of a user.
LANG - persistent, used by the site to manage the user's language. It lasts 6/12 months
banner_promozionale - persistent, used to manage visibility of any promotional banners or flash promo. It lasts two years
cookie_privacy - persistent, used to distinguish the users who viewed the information brief use of cookies. It lasts 6/12 months
qg_sessionid - persistent, used to identify the user's shopping cart and its browsing session. It lasts 5/15 days.
qg_langid - persistent, used to store the navigation language of the site. It lasts 5/15 days.
qg_sessionidnazione - persistent, used to store the nation based on its user choice or login. It lasts 5/15 days.
id_nazione - persistent, used to store the nation based on its user choice or login. It lasts 5/15 days.
latitude/longitude - persistent, used to remember the geo-localizzione user based on the consent given to the browser. It lasts 5/15 days.

NOTE: Some of the cookies mentioned above can be activated at specific times or after access to specific sections of the site.

How can I disable cookies?
Most browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.) are configured to accept cookies. However, most browsers allow you to control and even disable cookies through your browser settings. We remind you, however, that disabling navigation or functional cookies may cause the site to malfunction and/or limit the service we offer. To learn more about cookies and how to manage or disable third-party cookies or marketing/profiling cookies, please visit www.youronlinechoices.com. To disable analytical cookies and to prevent Google Analytics from collecting data about your browsing, you can download the Google Analytics deactivation browser add-on: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
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