Policy of Cookies

Policy of Cookies of  The-Cat-Design

The-Cat-Design, represented by Sylvia Lucas, NIE X364102B, informs hereby about the use of cookies on its website: www.the-cat-design.com.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a harmless text file which is stored in the user´s browser when the user visits almost any webpage. These tools play a key role in providing many information which is important for the service of the websites.
Among others, cookies allow a webpage to store and recover information about the navigation habits of a user or his/her device, and, depending on the information obtained, they can be used to identify the user and improve the service provided.

Types of cookies

Depending on the entity managing the domain sending out the cookies and processing the data:
• Proprietary cookies:
Sent to the user’s device from an equipment or a domain managed by the publisher of the website from which the service requested by the user is provided.
• Third-party cookies:
Sent to the user’s device from equipment or a domain that is not managed by the website published, but rather by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
In cases the cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the publisher, but the information collected is managed by a third party, they cannot be considered proprietary cookies.

Cookies as to the duration of storage in the client’s browser:
• Session cookies:
Designed to collect and store data while the user browses through a website. These are normally used to store information which is only kept for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion (e.g. a list of bought products).
• Persistent cookies:
The data is still stored in the computer terminal and can be accessed and processed for a time period defined by the cookie owner, which can range from a few minutes to several years.

Cookies as to the purpose of the processing of the data obtained:
• Technical cookies:
Cookies that allow the user to browse the website, platform or application and use the different options or services, the website provide, such as controlling data traffic and communication, session identification, accessing to restricted access sections, saving elements that make up an order, processing the order, processing sign up requests or event participation, using security elements during browsing, storing security contents to broadcast videos or audio, or sharing content via social networks.
• Personalised cookies:
Let the user access the service with some general predefined features in terms of a series of criteria on the user´s terminal, such as language, browser used to access the service, regional settings for the location the user is accessing the site, etc
• Analytical cookies:
Allow to monitor and analyse the behaviour of the users of the websites to which they are linked to. The information collected through this type of cookie is used to measure the activity of the websites, application or platform and to create browsing profiles of the users of the sites, applications and platforms. Object is the improvement of the website´s services based on analysis of the data of the user´s behaviour.
• Advertising cookies:
Allow the most efficient management possible of advertising spaces, etc.
• behavioural advertising cookies:
These cookies store the user´s your behavioural data, obtained by continually observing browsing habits, to enable the development of a specific profile so that advertising can be displayed accordingly.
• Cookies from external social networks:
These cookies allow the interaction of the content of different social platforms (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.) and are generated only for the users of these social networks. The conditions of use of these cookies and the information collected is regulated by the privacy policy of the corresponding social platform.

How to disable and eliminate cookies

The user of a website can restrict, block or delete cookies using the browser. If cookies are disabled, some services can be inactive. Settings are different in every browser, but the user usually can modify cookies configuration, through “Options” or “Tools”. The “Help” functionality may give further advise.
The user can allow, block or eliminate cookies installed, through the options of the browser’s setting:
• Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge:
• Mozilla Firefox:
• Chrome:
• Safari:
• Opera:

The user may also manage cookies in the browser by tools like:
• Ghostery:
• Your Online Choices:

The website and shop ww.the-cat-design.com uses the following cookies:

  • Analytical cookies:
    Google Analytics: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/
    WordPress Stats: https://en.support.wordpress.com/stats/ , https://automattic.com/privacy/
    Metricool: https://metricool.com/legal-terms/
  • Advertisement cookies:
    DoubleClick by Google:
    Advertisement cookies by Google used to retrieve information about the users regarding their habits of navigation. Data are collected anonym. Pursuit is to offer advertisement according s to the navigation habits of the user.
  • Facebook Custom Audience and Píxel by Facebook:
    They help to present the user advertisement of products and services he had been interested in before (by looking for sites or buying) in other websites. Manage advertisement, avoiding to show the user repeated advertisements on the webpage. And finally these cookies help to monitor the success of advertisement campaigns via Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation
  • Cookies in social networks
    A Gravatar is an image that follows the user from site to site appearing beside his name when he comments or posts on a blog. Avatars help identify the user´s posts on blogs and web forums. Even in sites, the user has been registered before, the Gravatar can appear after log-in.
  • Cookies of external social networks
    They are used to support the interaction of the user with the content of different social networks (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, etc.). They are just generated for the user of these social networks.
    Further information on conditions of use, data storage of policy of data privacy can be found on the social platforms:

Cookie Policy Acceptance

The-Cat-Design assumes, that the user accepts cookies. However, as to current law, there is a pop-up using the website to accept the Cookies and Privacy Policy, the user has to agree proactively. In case he does not, the message will arise on every side.
The user can take the following actions:
• Accept cookies:
This warning will not longer be viewed when accessing any website page during the current session.
• Close:
The notification is hidden on this page.


Last update: Barcelona, 12.3.2019