Cookies policy

We inform you that Arturo Elena uses cookies to facilitate the use and browsing of the website (available at, in this document, the “Website“) and for the proper provision of our services (the “Service“).

Take time to read this policy because it is important to us that you know why we use cookies.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer, smartphone or tablet when you access a web page or our mobile application and that allows us to store or retrieve certain information about multiple variables, such as: the number of times the page has been visited by the user, guarantee the user’s session while browsing the page, and in general allow us to provide our Service.

Other similar technologies such as control pixels, web beacons, device IDs or tracking URLs also allow us to collect data about users, pages visited, links clicked through, advertising displayed or emails opened.

For consistency purposes, the combination of all these technologies will be referred to below as “Cookies“.

It should be noted that blocking all cookies may disable certain services and functionalities of the Website.

Why do we use cookies?

Cookies are useful for several reasons. They allow the Services to work smoothly in a way that is tailored to your preferences. They help us remember for example that you have logged in or your preferences as a user of the Service. Thanks to the statistical information we collect with cookies, we can better understand the needs of users and improve the Services.

Cookies also make advertising more efficient, helping us to show you relevant ads and content of interest, both on our website and on third-party sites with which we have a relationship.

What types of cookies do we use?

Below we provide information about the types of cookies used in the Service and their purpose.

Types of cookies by managing entity:

Depending on the entity that manages the equipment or domain from which the cookies are sent and the data obtained is processed, the following types can be distinguished: 

  • Own cookies: Those sent to the user’s terminal from the Website.
  • Third-party cookies: Those send to the user’s terminal from equipment or a domain that is not managed by the publisher, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies, such as,, or

Types of cookies by length of time that they remain active in the terminal

  • Session cookies: They are a type of cookies designed to obtain and store data while the user accesses a website. As their name indicates, these cookies are stored in the user’s terminal until the browsing session is over.
  • Persistent cookies: These are a type of cookie in which the data is stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed during a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.

Types of cookie by purpose

  • Technical cookies: Those that enable users to browse through the website or the platform and use the various options or services available on it, such as, for example, monitoring traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing areas of restricted access, using security elements while browsing, or storing contents for the broadcasting of videos or sound or sharing contents through social media such as Twitter, Facebook, Google +, or YouTube. These are session and persistent cookies.
    The Service uses plugin cookies to exchange social content through … (identify the URL of the particular provider, as the case may be). Third parties like Google or Facebook also use this type of cookies to enable certain functions. These are session and persistent cookies.
  • Customisation cookies: They are those that allow the user to access the service with some predefined characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user’s terminal, such as the type of browser through which the user accesses the service, the regional configuration from where the user accesses the service, etc.
  • Analytical cookies: These are cookies that make it possible to quantify the number of users and therefore measure and statistically analyse the use of our website by users. To this end, your browsing through our website is analysed to improve it.

On the Website, analytic, own, session, and persistent cookies are used for this purpose, specifically Google Analytics cookies that have different expiry times depending on the information offered. Third parties such as Google or Facebook also use this kind of session and persistent analytic cookies.

For more information:

What cookies do we use?

In the interests of maximum transparency, the cookies we use are described below:

Name Function Permanence
woocommerce_cart_hash Helps WooCommerce determine when the content of the cart changes. Session.
woocommerce_items_in_cart Helps WooCommerce determine when the content of the cart changes. Session.
wp_woocommerce_session_ Contains a unique code for each customer to know where to find the cart data in the database for each customer. 2 days.
woocommerce_recently_viewed Feeds the Recently Viewed Products widget. Session.
store_notice[notice id] Allows customers to hide the store notice. 2 days.
woocommerce_snooze_suggestions__[suggestion] Allows users with management panel to hide the Marketplace suggestions. 2 days.
woocommerce_dismissed_suggestions__[context] Counts the dismissed suggestions if activated. 1 month.
tk_ai Stores a random ID. Used only in the administration panel for tracking, if enabled. Session.
_icl_current_language Stores the current language. 24 hours.
_icl_current_admin_language_{hash} Stores the current language of the administration panel. 24 hours.
_icl_visitor_lang_js Stores the redirect language. 24 hours.
wpml_browser_redirect_test Tests if cookies are enabled. Session.
wpml_referer_url Stores the last URL accessed on the front-end. 24 hours.
wpml_admin_referer_url Stores the last URL accessed in the back-end. 1 year.
wordpress_[hash] Store authentication details. Session.
wordpress_logged_in_[hash] Shows when you have logged in and who you are. Session.
wp-settings-{time}-[UID] Stores personal settings of the dashboard and administrator interface. 2 years.
wordpress_test_cookie Used to check if cookies are activated. Session.
comment_author_ [hash] Used to recall the value entered in the name field of the comment form. 2 years.
comment_author_email_[hash] Used to recall the value entered in the email field of the comment form. 2 years.
comment_author_url_[hash] Used to recall the value entered in the URL field of the comment form. 2 years.
_ga Used to distinguish between users. 2 years.
_gid It is used to distinguish between users. 24 hours.
_gat Used to limit the percentage of applications. If you’ve implemented Google Analytics via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be called _dc_gtm_<property-id>. 1 minute.
AMP_TOKEN Includes a token that can be used to retrieve a customer ID from the AMP customer ID service. Other possible values indicate disqualifications, requests in progress or errors obtained when retrieving an ID of the AMP customer ID service. 30 seconds to 1 year.
_gac_<property-id> Includes information about the campaign related to the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and AdWords accounts, the website conversion tags will read this cookie, unless you disable it. 90 days.
__utma Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is run and there is no cookie__utma. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 2 years from configuration and/or update.
__utmt Used to limit the percentage of applications. 10 minutes.
_utmb Used to determine new sessions or visits. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is run and there is no cookie__utmb. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 30 minutes from configuration and/or update.
_utmc Not used in ga.js. Configured to interact with urchin.js. Previously, this cookie acted together with the cookie __utmb to determine if the user was in a new session or visit. Session.
_utmz Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user has reached the site. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is executed and updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 6 months from configuration and/or update.
__utmv Used to store personalised visitor variable data. This cookie is created when a programmer uses the _setCustomVar method with a custom visitor variable. It was also used for the withdrawn _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 2 years from configuration and/or update.

In addition to the cookies that Arturo Elena enables when you visit us, you will see that there are also third-party cookies, necessary for providing the Services. In some cases, this is because we have hired the aforementioned third party to offer certain services on our behalf, such as website analysis Services, optimisation through A/B testing, automatic code error management, analytics, etc.

Cookies are also included in our emails to record open and reply rates.

We work with online advertising companies to place our cookies on their websites or ads. This helps us know how often a click on one of our ads becomes a purchase or another action on the advertiser’s website.

At Arturo Elena we also work with companies that help us collect analytic statistics about the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns or other operations. These technologies allow analytics providers to set or read their own cookies on your device, through which they can collect anonymous information about your use of the Services.

You can always choose not to participate in the collection or use of data by these third-party providers by clicking on the following links:

Who uses the cookies?

The information collected through cookies on a website may be used both by Arturo Elena or by a third party providing a service to the owner. In this regard, the cookie information used in the Service is processed by Arturo Elena and by third parties such as Google or Facebook with regard to user behaviour.

How can I manage cookies?

On the basis of the information provided in this Cookies Policy, we would now like to give you details about how to manage the cookies used in the Services via the options offered by the most common browsers (Explorer, Firefox and Chrome). If you reject the installation of all cookies of the Service, some features and contents may be affected.

How to view cookies

All browsers offer users the chance to search and view the cookies that a certain website installs, receive information about the duration thereof and possibility to remove them, as indicated in the following section. Below are some links on this question for the most popular browsers:

How to disable or remove cookies

To disable, restrict or block cookies, you must edit browser settings on your device, whether it is a computer, smartphone or tablet. As a rule, browsers offer the following settings options regarding the installation of cookies: 

Other matters

If you use the Service, we will consider that you acknowledge having read this Cookies Policy and authorise them in order to allow you to make full use of our Service. If you have questions or want to ask any questions about the cookies we use, you can send us your query by email to

In the future, we may modify this text to adapt it to possible legislative or regulatory modifications, or due to instructions or resolutions issued by the Spanish Data Protection Agency. Therefore, we advise you to regularly read this text in order to keep you informed about its latest version.

In any case, if we introduce significant changes to this text, they will be communicated to you either via the website or via email if you are a registered user.