Bitergia Cookies Policy

Updated 6/08/2018

Our website uses cookies to manage the well-functioning of the website, and to understand how it is being used so we can improve it and our services to you.

This document describes what information those cookies gather, how we use them, and why we make use of them. We also explain how you can restrict or block the cookies from being downloaded automatically. However, this might downgrade or even hinder certain elements of the website´s functionality.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file which is stored on your computer or other device such as mobile phones or tablet devices by a website. Cookies allow a website to remember your preferences whilst visiting the site in order to provide you with a more personalised experience. They help to make websites work efficiently and can allow site owners to track how a site is used to provide useful data for making improvements.

How does Bitergia use cookies?

Our website uses cookies to provide enhanced functionality and to gather information about how the site is being used to help us continually improve the user experience.

Unless you have adjusted your browser settings to refuse cookies, our website will issue cookies as soon as you visit. If you have switched off cookies, then some of the functionality of our site may not be available to you.

The cookies that we use only collect anonymous information to optimise our services, and do not collect personal information.

Cookies on our site

In our website we use own cookies and analytical cookies.

Own cookies are cookies set by the site itself and can only be read by the website.

Analytical cookies allow us to count the number of visitors to our website and to see how visitors move around the website when they are using it. We use the following:

Google Analytics: our website uses Google Analytics, a service which transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We use reports provided by Google Analytics to help us understand website traffic and webpage usage. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner described in Google's Privacy Policy and for the purposes set out above. You can opt out of Google Analytics if you disable or refuse the cookie, disable JavaScript, or use the opt-out service provided by Google.

In our blog, at, we use third party cookies. Third party cookies are cookies set by third parties for social functionality. We don't control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party's website for more information.

Gravatar: it is a cookie automatically included by Wordpress. Gravatar is an image that follows the user from site to site appearing beside your name when you do things like comment or post on a Wordpress blog. Using the website you consent to the processing of data about you by Wordpress in the manner described in  Wordpress Privacy Policy.

Twitter Button: it is a cookie set by Twitter, Inc. whose function is to control the interaction with social widgets within our website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Twitter in the manner described in  Twitter Privacy Policy.

Wordpress Stats: we use it in order to know how many visits our site gets, and what posts and pages are the most popular. Using the website you consent to the processing of data about you by Wordpress in the manner described in  Wordpress Privacy Policy.

Disabling cookies

You can restrict or limit the placement of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser. The help within your browser will provide information on how to do this.

Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites you visit. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable them.


By clicking the “accept” in our cookies policy pop-up you consent to our use of third party tracking and analytics cookies as defined in this policy. If you do not consent to the use of cookies, you can block or disable them through your browser settings. However, blocking all cookies might have a negative impact on the use of our website.

More information

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