Cookies policy

The Consell Comarcal del Bages and the Consell Regulador de la DO Pla de Bages (hereinafter ‘We’) have developed this policy to inform you about what a cookie is, which ones are used on this website and to help you manage them according to your interest.

A "cookie" is a small text file that a website stores in the user's browser. Cookies facilitate the use and navigation of a website and are essential for the operation of the Internet, providing innumerable advantages in the provision of interactive services.

Cookies are used, for example, to manage the user's session (reducing the number of times they have to include their password) or to adapt the contents of a web page to their preferences. Cookies can be "session", so they will be deleted once the user leaves the web page that generated them or "persistent", which remain on their computer until a certain date.

This "Cookie Usage" document is subject to periodic updates. Its purpose is to help you understand the use that this website makes of cookies, the purpose of the cookies used, as well as the options that the user has at his disposal to manage them.

Use of this website with the functionality of the browser enabled to accept cookies, implies the acceptance by the user of the cookie technology.

Types of cookies we use:

Cookies for internal use (required)

These are cookies for internal use, those that are essential for the operation of a website, for example those that allow the authentication or maintenance of the session of the registered user when browsing the page. Disabling these cookies prevents some of the website's functionality from functioning properly.

Analytical Cookies - Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager

Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager analytics cookies are used to collect statistics about the activity of the user on the website and the general activity of the user. The information collected is anonymous and allows you to optimize the navigation of the website and ensure the best service to the user. The user can exclude their activity through the exclusion systems provided by the analytical tools.

Third-party cookies for managing advertising space

Advertising space management cookies are cookies stored by third parties that manage the advertising space that users view when they access the web. These cookies allow us to measure the effectiveness of online campaigns, provide information of interest to the user and offer advertising content of their choice. In accordance with their own policies, some advertising managers may use anonymous cookies to show ads of interest to you when you visit other web pages. However, users can manage the acceptance or non-acceptance of these cookies by configuring their browser. Occasionally, the Wine Route of the DO Pla de Bages hires advertising spaces for Google Ads, Facebook and Instagram.

Guarantees and options on cookies

During the installation or updating of the browser, the user has the possibility to accept or reject the installation of cookies, or to reject the installation of a certain type of cookies, such as advertising cookies. and third parties. In addition, after each session you can delete all or some of the stored cookies.

The user can activate:

  • Private browsing, by which your browser stops saving your browsing history, website passwords, cookies and other information on the pages you visit, or

  • The crawl feature, which allows the browser to ask the websites you visit not to crawl your browsing habits, for example, to serve you advertising of your interest in the sites you visit.

We recommend that you consult the help of your browser to find out about the different options on how to manage cookies. Please note that blocking cookies may affect all or some of the features of our website.

Name of the cookie

Types of cookies

Expiration time



Session cookie

The session

This cookie is used by the PHP encryption language to allow SESSION variables to be stored on the web server. This cookie is essential for the operation of the website.

_ga (Google)

Analytical cookie (third party)

2 years from creation or modification

Used to differentiate between users and sessions. The cookie is created when you load the javascript library and there is no previous version of the _ga cookie. The cookie is updated each time the data is sent to Google Analytics.

_gid (Google)

Session cookie

24 hours since last update

Used to distinguish users. Google Analytics.


Persistent cookies

1 year from creation or modification

Detects if the user has accepted the cookie policy of the website and therefore it is not necessary to show the message related to it again.

Social Networks

External content add-on cookies and Cookies used for social networks:

This portal incorporates third-party service widgets and links to third-party websites, even if it is not the registered user on the corresponding platforms. Its privacy policies are foreign to those of the DO Pla de Bages Wine Route website.

  • Instagram. Its purposes are described on the Instagram Cookies Page:

  • Facebook. Its purposes are described on the Facebook Cookies Page:

  • Twitter. Its purposes are described on the Cookies Page of Twitter:

  • YouTube. Its purposes are described on the YouTube Cookies Page:

We use all this information to improve the website, detect new needs and assess the improvements to be made in order to provide a better service to users who visit us.

To allow, know, block or delete cookies installed on your device, you can do so by configuring the options of the browser you have installed.

For example, you can find information on how to do this if you use one of these browsers: