Cookie policy for the website

This Cookie Policy is an integral part of the Legal Notice and Privacy Policy of ASOCIACIÓN GRAN CANARIA TRI, BIKE & RUN. Acccess and navigation around the site, or the use of the services within it, imply the acceptance of the General Conditions set out in our Legal Notice (and therefore of the Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy). Please read them carefully.

We would like to thank you for deciding to visit our site. We want your experience on the site to be the best possible, and for this reason we have written this Cookie Policy in the clearest, most straightforward way possible.

What is a Cookie?

Cookies are files that contain small pieces of information that are downloaded onto the user’s device being used when visiting our website. Their main purpose is to recognise every time the user accesses the ASOCIACIÓN GRAN CANARIA TRI, BIKE & RUN website, and also allows us to improve the quality and usability of our website.

Cookies are essential to the functioning of the internet; they cannot damage the user’s device and, if they are activated in the browser’s settings, they help us to identify and resolve possible functioning errors at

Types of Cookies

There are different types of cookies. They all work in the same way, but there are several differences between them:

a) Session Cookies: Session cookies last only for the duration of your visit and are wiped off when the browser is closed down. Their main function is to identify the type of device, support the security of the website and its basic funcioning. They don’t contain any personal information to allow us to identify an individual.

b) Persistent or Permanent Cookies: These are stored on your device’s hard disk and our website reads them every time you come back to visit; they have a fixed expiry date, at which point the cookie stops working. They allow us to identify your actions and preferences; analyse visits, and help us to understand how users reach our page and to improve our services.

c) Functional Cookies: These cookies enable to remember decisions taken by the user, such as his or her login or ID. The information picked up by these cookies is anonymous, (that is to say, it doesn’t contain your name address, or any other data).

d) Third Party Cookies: These cookies are installed by a website you aren’t actually visiting; for instance, those used by social media such as Facebook, or by external content complements, such as Google Maps. Some advertising companies also use these types of archives to monitor your visits on sites they advertise on.

e) Analytical Cookies: These are cookies that manage periodic maintenance and guarantee a better functioning and service to the user; collecting data of your activity.

The use of Cookies by

By accessing, you expressly accept that we can use these types of cookies on your devices. If you deactivate the cookies, your ability to browse may not be the best it can be, and some of the uses that offers may not work properly.

a) Our own Cookies

With the aim of recognising you and offering you a better quality service, our site uses its own cookies (small text archives that your browser stores). The advantage of accepting these cookies is that they save you time. They can also be used to recognise you between successive visits, and therefore adapt content shown to you, to obtain information about the date and time of your last visit, to measure some traffic parametres on the website itself, and to estimate the number of visits carried out on it, so that we can focus and adjust our services and promotions in a more effective way.

No cookie will allow you to be contacted by telephone or email, or any other means of contact. No cookie can extract information from your hard disk or steal personal information from you.

b) Third Party Cookies. Google Analytics Cookies

The website uses the Google Analytics service, provided by Google, Inc., a company whose head office is at 1,600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, USA (“Google”).

GGoogle Analytics uses cookies to help us analyse how our users use our website. The information the cookie generates regarding the use of the website (including their IP address) will be directly transmitted and stored by Google at their servers in the United States. Google will use this information on our behalf so as to monitor the website use, compiling reports on the site’s activity, and providing other services related to the site’s activity and the use of the internet. Google may transmit said information to third parties when required to do so by legislation, or when said third parties process the information through Google. Google will never associate your IP address with any other data it may hold.

If you wish, you can reject the treatment of data or information by rejecting the use of cookes through choosing the appropriate settings on your browser. However, if you do so, you might not be able to use the website properly. By using this site you give your consent to your information being treated by Google in the ways and to the ends mentioned above.

User settings to avoid Cookies

At and in compliance with current law, we shall show you the information that will allow you to set up your internet browser(s) to maintain your privacy and security in terms of our cookies. For this, we facilitate the information and links to official support sites of the main browsers so that you can decide whether you wish to accept the use of cookies or not.

In this way, you can block cookies through the browser’s settings tools, or you can set up your browser so that it can let you know when a server is about to store a cookie:
a) If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer, on the Tools option on the menu > Internet Options > Privacy > Settings. For further information, please go to y
b) If you use Firefox, at the Tools option on the menu > Options > Privacy > Cookies. For further information, please go to
c) If you use Chrome, eon the Options section > Advanced Options > Privacy. For further information, please go to
d) If you use Opera, on the Security and Privacy option, you can set up your browser. For further information, please go to