What is a cookie?

Cookies are files downloaded to a user’s device (computer/smartphone/tablet) when accessing certain websites, stored in its memory. Cookies allow, among other things, the storage and retrieval of information about a user’s browsing habits or device, the display of visited pages, connection duration, and the analysis of a page’s operation, such as detecting technical problems, etc. Depending on the information contained and the type of use of the device, cookies can be used to identify the user.

What types of cookies are there?

There are different types of cookies based on various criteria:

In terms of ownership:

  • Own cookies: These belong to WaterSportsMallorca.
  • Third-party cookies: These are owned by a third party independent of WaterSportsMallorca, processing the collected information.

In terms of purpose:

  • Technical and/or personalization cookies: These are used to improve the service, identify problems, recognize users, etc.
  • Analysis and/or advertising cookies: These are used to analyze navigation information and offer general or personalized advertising.

What is the purpose of a cookie?

Cookies are used to provide personalized services and/or advertising, analyze system operation, recognize users upon login, locate and resolve issues as quickly as possible, and analyze and measure website usage and activity.

Is my consent required for the implementation of a cookie?

No consent is required for the installation of technical cookies or those strictly necessary for providing a service expressly requested by the user in the information society. For all others, user consent is required and can be obtained in various ways. In the case of WaterSportsMallorca, consent is considered given when you continue to use the website, without affecting the ability to revoke it at any time and disable cookies.

What cookies does Watersport Mallorca currently use?

  • Technical cookies: These are owned by WaterSportsMallorca and are used to identify the user and provide the services requested by the user. You can learn about these and other uses from the indicated links.
  • Analysis cookies: These are processed by us or by third parties and allow us to quantify the number of users to measure and analyze the statistical use of the service offered. Navigation on our website is analyzed to improve the offer of products or services.

The analysis cookies used by WaterSportsMallorca are:

  • “Google cookies”: Information processed by WaterSportsMallorca and the third party Google Ireland Limited is available at
  • “Bing cookies”: Information processed by WaterSportsMallorca, Microsoft, and Yahoo Sarl is available at and

These companies provide us with the service of analyzing website visitor numbers and may use this data to improve their own services and offer services to other companies. These tools do not collect data on the names or addresses of users connecting to them.

The information obtained is linked to the number of pages visited, language, social network where our messages are published, city associated with the IP address from which users access the website, number of visitors, frequency and repetition of visits, visit time, browser used, operator or type of terminal from which the visit is made. This information is used to improve our website, identify new needs, and assess the necessary improvements to provide a better service to users.

How can I disable cookies?

Most browsers indicate how to configure the browser to not accept cookies, notify you upon receiving a new cookie, and completely disable them. To control how your information is used, you can configure your device’s browser according to your preferences. However, disabling technical and/or functional cookies may affect the quality of the website or make it more difficult to identify you.

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