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Cookie policy

Barcelona Expat Life uses cookies. We use these cookies to provide our service (website) in the best possible way, to maintain and improve our website as much as possible. Also so that we can offer the user a better experience. We explain in our cookie policy what exactly cookies are, how we use cookies for our services and how you can refuse cookies.


If you still have questions after reading the cookie policy, you can contact us by e-mail. You can mail these questions to


For more information, please refer to our legal conditions. 

Cookie policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are sent to your browser by a website you visit. They assist that website in remembering information about your visit, which can make it easier to return to the site and make it more useful to you. Such as login information. You can think of cookies as a memory support for when you come back again and they recognise you. You are not obliged to accept all cookies. However, it is useful for us to give you a better experience.

How do we use cookies?

Barcelona expat life uses different cookies. We use: Necessary cookies, targeting cookies, performance cookies and functional cookies. You can read more information about cookies below.

Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information. They cannot be switch off in our systems.

Targeting cookies

These cookies are set by our advertising partners to provide analytical data on behavioural advertising and re-marketing. The profile created regarding your browsing interests and behaviour is used to customise the ads you see when you visit other websites. They do not store any direct personal information but are based on the unique identification of your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

Performance cookies

These cookies are set to measure how the website visitors use our website . This allows us to measure how often users return and which features they use. This is to improve the performance and application of our website. If you do not allow them, we cannot see when you have visited our website.

Functional cookies

These cookies are set to improve the functionalities and personalization of the website. They can be set by us or by third-party providers. They help us know, for example, which pages are most or least popular. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

How long do cookies last?

Cookies normally expire after a certain period of time. It can range from a month to more than a year. You have different types of cookies. There are session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted after you close the website or after a period of inactivity. Persistent cookies remain until their expiry date. It is wise to delete all cookies after a month.

Which cookies do we use?

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

We use Stackpath Content Delivery Network (CDN). Stackpath may store web log information of site visitors, including IPs, UA, referrer, Location and ISP info of site visitors for 7 days. Files and images served by the CDN may be stored and served from countries other than your own. Stackpath’s privacy policy can be found here.

Social media

When you click a social media button on our website, a social media cookie is placed. The social media party can recognize your IP address when you want to share a part of our website, apps or a video. For the cookies that the social media parties place and the data they collect with this, we refer to the statements that these parties make on their own websites about this:

How to reject or remove cookies?

Of course, it is also possible to refuse cookies in your browser settings. It is therefore possible at any time of the day to delete the installed cookies from your computer or mobile device. See the following links bellow.


You should be aware that various graphics may no longer work properly and certain applications may not be possible to use when you disable cookies. 

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