The Caja de Ahorros y Pensiones de Barcelona, "la Caixa", Banking Foundation website uses cookies and other similar files. Cookies are small data files which are stored on a user's computer, mobile phone or other device when they visit a webpage, that allow information to be collected on their browsing history or a code created that allows users to be identified.


    During a browsing session on this website session cookies and persistent cookies are used, which, in turn, may be first party cookies or third party cookies.

    Session cookies are designed to collect and store data when the user browses a website. They are used to store information only temporarily during a single browsing session. 

    Persistent cookies are stored on the computer or device and can be accessed and handled for a period defined by the owner of the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.

    FIRST PARTY COOKIES: Are created or managed by the owner of the website. Persistent first party cookies are used for the following purposes:

    • ANALYSIS COOKIES: Are used to monitor and analyse the behaviour of web users, to create browser profiles in order to make improvements to the range or products and/or services, according to usage data analysed.

    THIRD PARTY COOKIES: These cookies are managed by providers of analysis services, social networks and behavioural marketing that do not belong to Caixa d'Estalvis i Pensions de Barcelona, "la Caixa", Banking Foundation.


    The list below shows third parties that can configure and access the cookies on a user’s device (with the required information and consent) and the purposes the information stored is used for:

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    TECHNICAL: Cookies that allow users to browse on a website, platform or application and use the different options or services in these to share content via social networks.

    Third party:

    PERSONALISATION: Allows users to specify or personalise some of a website’s main options.

    Third party:

    ANALYSIS: Used to distinguish between browser users for web analytics statistics.

    Third party:

    ADVERTISING: Allows for the proper management of advertising space included on the website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided, with relevant criteria including the content to be published and how often the advertisements are to be displayed.

    Third party:

    BEHAVIOURAL MARKETING: Stores information on users' behaviour through the continual monitoring of their browsing habits, which allows for the development of a profile specifically for displaying related marketing.

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    Most web browsers allow users to manage their cookie preferences at any time. Users can set their browser to reject or delete specific cookies according to their preferences.

    Cookies can be configured on a web browser as follows:

    • Google Chrome: Tools → Settings → Show advanced settings → Content settings → Cookies → Block site data and third party cookies

    • Mozilla Firefox: Tools → Settings → Privacy → History → Use personalised settings for history (untick all boxes).

    • Internet Explorer: Tools → Internet options → Privacy → Internet settings (move slider to the top to block all cookies).

    • Safari: Edit → Preferences → Privacy → Block cookies (select "always").

    • Opera 19: Menu → Settings → Privacy and security → Cookies (select block third party cookies and site data).

    Users may withdraw their consent to allow the use of cookies on their browser using the above methods.

    Users should bear in mind that some website content is only available if permission has been given to install cookies on their browser.  If you decide not to accept or to block specific cookies (according to their purpose), this may partly or fully affect the normal functioning of the website and block access to some services.


    Caixa d'Estalvis i Pensions de Barcelona, "la Caixa", Banking Foundation, may modify this Cookies Policy in accordance with new legal or regulatory requirements or in order to adapt it to requirements of the Spanish Data Protection Agency.

    Users shall be informed of any significant changes to this Cookies Policy through a notice published on the company’s website.