1. What are cookies?

A cookie is a text file that a web server can save on your computer’s hard drive to store some information about you as a user. Cookies are used for various purposes such as storing data for future visits, to recognize the user and avoid asking for authentication again, to know which pages you visit, or to save your preferences in customizable areas…). Normally websites use cookies to obtain statistical information about their web pages, and to analyse the behaviour of their customers/users.

Cookies used for any of the following purposes are exempt from compliance with the obligations established in article 22.2 of the LSSI:

To only allow communication between the user’s equipment and the network.

Strictly to provide a service expressly requested by the user.

Thus, among the excepted cookies are those whose purpose is to:

  • User login” cookies.
  • User authentication or identification cookies (session only).
  • User security cookies.
  • Media player session cookies.
  • Session cookies for load balancing.
  • User interface customisation cookies.
  • Certain plug-in cookies for social content sharing.

The specific uses we make of these technologies are described in the following sections.

2. Types of cookies

Cookies can be classified according to the following criteria:

Depending on who installs the cookie, they can be:

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 either from a computer or domain managed by us or by a third party, but the information collected by the cookies is managed by a third party other than the owner of the website.

Depending on their retention period, cookies can be:

Session cookies: These are cookies that last for the time the user is browsing the website and are deleted when browsing ends.

Persistent cookies: These remain stored in the user’s terminal for a longer period of time, thus facilitating the control of the preferences chosen without having to repeat certain parameters each time the website is visited.

Depending on their purpose, cookies can be:

Technical cookies: Technical cookies are those that are essential and strictly necessary for the correct functioning of a website and the use of the various options and services it offers. For example, session maintenance cookies, those that allow the use of security elements, sharing content with social networks, etc.

Personalisation cookies: These allow the user to choose or personalise features of the website such as language, regional configuration or browser type.

Analytical cookies: These are used by web portals to create browsing profiles and to find out user preferences in order to improve the range of products and services on offer. They allow the geographical areas of greatest interest to a user to be controlled, the most popular information on the website, etc.

Advertising Cookies / advertising: these are those that store information on user behaviour obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, allowing the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on the same.

3. Cookies used in our website

getholiday.es uses the following types of cookies on the website:

Technical cookies

They allow the user to browse the website, remember their passwords and use functionalities such as the shopping cart.

Personalisation cookies

These cookies allow us to know the user’s preferences: language, products visited…

Advertising and behavioural advertising cookies

These cookies are used to show relevant advertisements to users depending on their use of our website. They also limit the number of times each user views an advertisement and help GETHOLIDAY, S.C. to measure the effectiveness of its advertising campaigns. When browsing the web, the user accepts that we install this type of cookies in his/her device and that we will make queries when the user visits GETHOLIDAY, S.C.’s web in the future.

Cookies installed in our web domain:

Nombre de la cookieFinalidadPropia/ de tercerosDuración¿Cuándo se instala?
PHPSESSIDRegistra una identificación única para mantener estadísticas de los videos de YouTube que ha visto el usuario.PropiaDe sesiónCuando se accede al sitio WebCuando se aceptan las cookies
wp-wpml_current_languageTécnica y estrictamente necesaria que contiene el idioma de la sesiónTercerosDe sesiónCuando se accede al sitio web
VISITOR_INFYSCCookies analíticas de YOUTUBE que facilitan la funcionalidad de compartir videos de las plataforma así como gestionar las preferencias de visionado del usuario. Contienen un ID único que permite el control de visitas a videos de YOUTUBETerceros2 añosCuando se aceptan las cookies

This website, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties.

Our website is a living website and may include new designs or services from third parties. This may occasionally change the cookie settings and may result in the appearance of cookies not detailed in detail in this policy.

The third party cookies used on our website installed by third party domains are the following:

Nombre de la cookieFinalidadPropia/ de tercerosDuración¿Cuándo se instala?
CONSENTTécnica y estrictamente necesaria que contiene el consentimiento de la sesiónTercerosDe sesiónCuando se accede al sitio web
VISITOR_INFYSCCookies analíticas de YOUTUBE que facilitan la funcionalidad de compartir videos de las plataforma así como gestionar las preferencias de visionado del usuario. Contienen un ID único que permite el control de visitas a videos de YOUTUBETerceros2 añosCuando se aceptan las cookies

Our site does not control the cookies used by these third parties. For more information about cookies from social networks or other external websites, we advise you to check their own cookie policies.

4. Information and obtaining consent for installation

getholiday.es will try at all times to establish appropriate mechanisms to obtain the consent of the user for the installation of cookies that require it. When a user accesses our website, a pop-up appears informing them of the existence of cookies and that by accepting them they are giving their consent to the installation of cookies.

5. How can I prevent the installation of cookies?

The user can reject the installation of all cookies, according to their preferences, except those that they expressly authorise or those that are of a technical nature and must be installed to guarantee the correct functioning of the website, indicating those that they wish to install or reject in the pop-up or cookie acceptance window that appears when entering the home page. However, there are other ways to prevent cookies from being installed on your computer, as we indicate below.

The user can configure their browser to accept or not accept the cookies they receive or for the browser to warn them when a server wants to save a cookie. If some technical cookies are disabled, the correct functioning of some of the utilities of the website is not guaranteed.

The user may exclude Google Analytics “analytical and advertising” cookies from being stored on their terminal by means of the opt-out systems provided by Google Analytics.

Below are also some examples of how to disable cookies:

  • a) Through the configuration of the browser itself:

For more information, see the Spanish Data Protection Agency’s page on how to configure privacy settings on social networks, browsers and mobile operating systems. Más información. 

  • b) Using third-party tools:

There are third-party tools available online that allow users to detect cookies on each website they visit and manage their deactivation, for example:



In any case, the user can allow or block cookies, as well as delete their browsing data (including cookies) from the browser they use. Consult the options and instructions provided by your browser for this purpose. Please note that if you accept third-party cookies, you must delete them from your browser options.

6. Links to other websites

If you choose to leave our website via links to other websites not owned by us, we will not be responsible for the privacy policies of those websites or the cookies they may store on your computer.

7. How do we collect and use ip addresses?

Web servers will be able to automatically detect the IP address and domain name used by users.

An IP address is a number automatically assigned to a computer when it connects to the Internet. This information allows the subsequent processing of the data in order to know if you have given your consent to the installation of cookies, to carry out statistical measurements that allow us to know the number of visits made to the website, the order of visits, the access point, etc.

8. International transfer of data

The cookies installed on our web domain are installed on our server so that the data collected in them are not subject to international data transfer.

Third-party cookies installed on our website by third-party domains may be subject to international data transfer. For more information on possible international data transfers that these cookies may involve, we recommend that you click on the “more information” section of the cookie you wish to consult. UPDATING OUR COOKIE POLICY

This policy is reviewed periodically to ensure its validity, so it may be modified.

Date: 08 November 2021