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What are cookies?

A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain web pages. Cookies allow a web page, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or a computer and, depending on the information they contain and the way you use your computer, they can be used to get to know the user.

Cookies are essential for the functioning of the Internet; They cannot damage the user's equipment/device and, if they are activated in your browser settings, they help us to identify and resolve possible malfunctions on our website.

They can be stored on your computer for a short time (only if the browser is open) or for a long time and in some cases even years.

What does this website use cookies for and what are they?

We use cookies for the purposes described below. We will apply your cookie preferences to this "Weight is the key" service and to this browser when you have logged in. If you are not logged in, we may need to ask you for your preferences again.

a) Operational cookies

These are the ones that facilitate the user's navigation and the use of the different options or services offered by the web, such as identifying the session, allowing access to certain areas, filling in forms, registration, security, facilitating functionalities (videos, social networks ... ). On our website we use:

Operational cookies
Purpose and duration
allow_cookies Cookie created when the cookie policy is accepted or canceled. Duration 365 days.
_weight_is_the_key_session They are used to persist Cookiesthe data between requests, either until the next request, until the browser is closed or until a certain expiration is reached.

Advertising, analytical and third party cookies


Every time a User visits a Website or Service, a tool from an external provider (Google Analytics) generates an analytical cookie on the user's device. This cookie, which is only generated during the visit, will serve in future visits to "Weight is the key" services to anonymously identify the visitor. The main objectives pursued are:

  • Allow the anonymous identification of browsing users through the "Cookie" (identifies browsers and devices, not people) and therefore the approximate count of the number of visitors and their trend over time.
  • Anonymously identify the most visited content and consequently the most attractive to users.
  • Know if the user who is accessing is new or repeats visit.

More information about the privacy policy of this analytics tool at: Google Analytics


Advertising cookies (Google AdSense), are those that allow the efficient management of the offer of advertising spaces on the web page, adapting the content of the ad to the content of the requested service or the use made of this web page. To do this, we can analyze your browsing habits on the Internet and we can show you advertising related to your browsing profile.

More information about the privacy policy of this analytics tool at: Google AdSense

Analytical and advertising cookies
Purpose and duration
_ga Used to distinguish individual domain users, expires after 2 years.
_gid It is used to distinguish users. Duration 24 hours.
_gat It is used to limit the number of user requests to maintain the performance of your website, it expires after 1 minute.
__gads Cookie containing an ID used by Google Adsense.
_gac_property-id Cookie containing a unique ID that makes for Google Analytics, expires after 90 days.
AMP_TOKEN Includes a token that can be used to retrieve a customer ID from the AMP Customer IDs service. Other possible values ‚Äč‚Äčindicate disables, requests in progress, or errors obtained when retrieving an ID from the AMP Client IDs service. Duration from 30 seconds to 1 year.
_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz They are used to collect information on the navigation of users through the site in order to know the origin of visits and other similar data at a statistical level. It does not obtain data on the names or surnames of the users or the specific postal address from which they connect. Duration 2 years.
_GRECAPTCHA Cookie used to distinguish between humans and bots. Used by the GOOGLE RECAPTCHA service in the forms to avoid SPAM. Session duration.

How to disable cookies in the browser

Most browsers currently allow the user to configure whether they want to accept cookies and which of them. These settings are usually found in the 'options' or 'Preferences' of your browser menu. Here is a list of how to do it in the most popular browsers:

If you have any questions about the cookies we use on our website, you can go to our contact section or send us an email to: [email protected]