Last Updated December 02, 2019 - Important Information, please read carefully
In Short: www.barracudakids.cat uses its own and third-party cookies to improve your browsing experience. When you register and / or browse our website (with the browser enabled to accept cookies) you accept the installation of cookies unless you want to deactivate them as explained below.
The goal of our cookies policy is to help you understand the use we make of them, their purpose and your options when managing them. You can access this information at any time through the link that appears on our website.
You can also modify your preferences regarding the use and acceptance of cookies in your browser options.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit certain web pages. They are widely used by website owners in order to make their websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.
We use these pieces of information to remember who you are when you visit us again and adapt our website to your needs. Facilitating navigation and making it more friendly.
They are completely harmless for your device and do not store personal identification information, such as name, address or payment details, but they provide us with encrypted information, to help us understand how the Site is being used and improve your user experience. For example, they help us identify errors, suggest related products that you like, and allow us to connect our website with social networks.
The cookies can be "session", they will be deleted if you leave the web page that generated them, or "persistent" remain in your computer until a specific date.In addition, cookies may be "own / first party cookies" set by the website owner (in this case Barracuda Kids), or "third-party cookies set by parties other than the website", which are sent to your computer from a different domain than the one you access.
Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website ( e.g. like advertising, interactive content, and analytics). The parties that set these third party cookies can recognize your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites.
We use first and third party cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our Websites to operate, and we refer to these as "essential" or "strictly necessary" cookies. Other cookies also enable us to track and target the interest of our users to enhance the experience on our Online Properties. Third parties serve cookies through our Websites for advertising, analytics and other purposes. This is described in more detail below.
The specific types of first and third party cookies served through our Websites and the purposes they perform are described below (please note that the specific cookies served may vary depending on the specific Online Properties you visit).
Types of Cookies
The following types of cookies may be used when you visit the Site:
Analytics cookies monitor how users reached the Site, and how they interact with and move around once on the Site. These cookies let us know what features on the Site are working the best and what features on the Site can be improved.
We use analytical cookies to store statistics about your activity when you visit our website and its general activity. This information is anonymous and allows us to optimize the navigation of our website, guaranteeing a better service for you. We use our own and third-party cookies (Google Analytics) to analyze our page. You can exclude your activity through the exclusion systems provided by the analytical tools.
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
As we sell products it's important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.
Our cookies or “first-party cookies” are used for the internal operation of the website, and can be either permanent or temporary. These are necessary cookies, without which the Site won't work properly or be able to provide certain features and functionalities.
Some of these may be manually disabled in your browser but may affect the correct functioning of some of the features of our website.
Forms related Cookies
When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
Orders processing related Cookies
This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.
Site preferences Cookies
In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.
Personalization cookies are used to recognize repeat visitors to the Site. We use these cookies to record your browsing history, the pages you have visited, and your settings and preferences each time you visit the Site.
Security cookies help identify and prevent security risks. We use these cookies to authenticate users and protect user data from unauthorized parties.
Site Management Cookies
Site management cookies are used to maintain your identity or session on the Site so that you are not logged off unexpectedly, and any information you enter is retained from page to page. These cookies cannot be turned off individually, but you can disable all cookies in your browser.
Third-party cookies may be placed on your computer when you visit the Site by companies that run certain services we offer. These cookies allow the third parties to gather and track certain information about you. These cookies can be manually disabled in your browser.
This website offers content provided by third parties, such as videos hosted on YouTube, as well as the secure payment gateway service verified by Paypal. The cookies used by these providers are necessary for you to access this service and are governed by the provisions of their respective cookies policies.
Social Networks Cookies
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways and share content of interest with your followers. The cookies used by social networks prevent you form having to enter data again to share said contents. These buttons, do not have access to the data entered by you when sharing a specific content on social networks.
Social media sites will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies
How can I control Cookies?
Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. However, you can remove or reject cookies in your browser’s settings. Please be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Site.
You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. Essential cookies cannot be rejected as they are strictly necessary to provide you with services.
Also, you can activate:
Private browsing, in this mode, your browser will stop storing browsing history, website passwords, cookies and other information from the web pages you visit.
The function do not track, by which the browser requests websites that you visit that do not track your browsing habits, for example, to offer you publish your interest in the sites you visit.
For more information on how to control cookies, we recommend that you consult the help section of your browser to inform you about the different options of cookie management.
Check your browser or device's settings for how can control or reject cookies, or visit the following links to manage cookies on the most relevant browsers.
In addition, most advertising networks offer you a way to opt out of targeted advertising. If you would like to find more information please visit http://www.whataboutads.info/choices/ or http://youronlinechoices.com.
Technical description of cookies
Cookies for site operation
|_Session_id||Shopify Inc.||Session||Allows Shopify store information about your session (reference landing page, etc).|
|_Shopify_visit||Shopify Inc.||Persist 30 minutes since last visit.||This cookie is used for the internal tracking statistics of our website provider to record the number of visits.|
|_Shopify_uniq||Shopify Inc.||Expire at midnight the day after your visit.||Count the number of visits to the store by a single customer.|
|Cart,unique token||Shopify Inc.||Persists two weeks||Store information about the contents of your cart|
|Secure_session_id||Shopify Inc.||Session||Counts the sessions period|
|_Storefront_digest||Shopify Inc.||Undefined||If the store has a password, it is used to determine if the current visitor has access.|
|.paypal.com||Paypal Inc.||Session||Access to secure payment gateway for the online store|
|Sandbox.paypal.com||Paypal Inc.||Session||Order data for the charge through the secure payment gateway|
|_ga||Google Analytics||Session||Session ID for google analytics|
|__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmd, __utmv, __utmz||Google Analytics||Session||Website tracking through Google Analytics|
|facebook.com||Facebook Inc||Session||Facebook ID to share content|
|twitter.com||Twitter Inc||Session||Twitter ID to share content|
|pinterest.com||Pinterest Inc||Session||Pinterest ID to share content|
|tumblr.com||Tumblr Inc||Session||Tumblr ID to share content|
|plus.google.com||Google Inc||Session||Google Plus ID to share content|
What about other tracking technologies?
Cookies are not the only way to recognize or track visitors to a website. We may use other, similar technologies from time to time, like web beacons ( sometimes called "tracking pixels" or "clear gifts"). These are tiny graphic files that contain a unique identifier that enable us to recognize when someone has visited our Websites or opened an e-mail including them.
This allows us, for example to monitor the traffic patterns of users from one page within a website to another, to deliver or communicate with cookies to understand whether you have come to the website from an online advertisement displayed on a third party website, to improve site performance, and to measure success of e-mail marketing campaigns in many instances, these technologies are reliant on cookies to function properly, and so declining cookies will impair their functioning.
Do you use flash cookies or local shared object?
Websites may also use so-called "Flash Cookies" (also known as Local Shared Objects or "LSOs") to, among other things. collect and store information about your use of our services, fraud prevention and for other site operations.
If you do not want Flash cookies stored on your computer, you can adjust the settings of your Flash player to block Flash Cookies storage using the tools contained in the website storage settings panel. You can also control Flash Cookies by going to the global storage settings panel and following the instructions ( which may include instructions that explain, for example, how to delete existing Flash Cookies ( referred to "information" on the Marcromedia site), how to prevent Flash LSOs from being placed on your computer without being asked, and (for flash player 8 and later) how to block flash Cookies that are not being delivered by the operator of the page you are on at the time.
Please note that setting the flash player to restrict or limit the acceptance of Flash Cookies may reduce or impede the functionality of some Flash applications, including, potentially, Flash applications used in connection with our services and or online content.
Do you serve targeted advertising?
Third parties may serve cookies on your computer or mobile device to serve to advertise through our Websites. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide relevant advertisements about goods and services you may be interested in.
They may also employ technology that is used to measure the effectiveness of advertisements. this can be accomplished by them using cookies or web beacons to collect information about your visits to this and other sites in order to provide relevant advertisements about goods and services of potential interest to you.
The information collected through this process does not enable us or them to identify your name, contact details or other details that directly identify you unless you choose to provide this.
Where can I get further information?