Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

MACBA agrees to respect the privacy of users and to refrain from collecting personal data (name, address and/or e-mail address), except in cases were said data is explicitly requested and users expressly agree. This privacy policy only applies to, and excludes all other websites.

MACBA processes all data pertaining to its users in keeping with the provisions of Organic Law 15/1999, dated 13 December, on personal data protection, and all other applicable regulations. MACBA agrees not to share data pertaining to its users with any other entity or organisation, or to use them for commercial purposes.

Under Article 5 of the LOPD, MACBA informs you that you may at any time exercise your right of access, rectification, cancellation and/or opposition to the data provided. In this event, you must address your claim to the person responsible for the file by sending an e-mail to or by addressing your claim to: MACBA (Plaça dels Àngels, 1. 08001 Barcelona).

By using the MACBA website or contacting the Museum via e-mail, users accept this Privacy Policy.


User registration

Anybody can browse and consult without signing up or entering personal information of any kind. However, in order to access certain options such as adding comments, subscribing to the Newsletter or creating Itineraries, user registration is required.

If you decide to sign up, you will be asked to provide personal information which may include a user name and password, your name and e-mail address.

Once you have signed up as a registered user of the website, you will always be able to consult, change or delete your details through the User Registration section. If you have any questions or problems during this process, please contact


The Museum tries to answer all e-mails requiring a response within a one-week period. If your message reaches the wrong department, it will be forwarded to the appropriate department. All messages, material, commercial information, ideas, concepts or other information sent to the Museum by e-mail shall be considered to be non-confidential and non-proprietary. Your e-mail address shall not be used for any purpose other than to respond to your query or request.

Changes to the Privacy Policy reserves the right to change its Privacy Policy at any time. If you regularly visit this page you can check our current policy and stay up to date in terms of what information we collect and how we can use this information.

Third-party links contains links to other sites on the Internet. We encourage all our partners, collaborators and other third parties to implement policies and practices that respect the rights of our users. Nevertheless, MACBA does not accept responsibility for the privacy practices or the content of these websites.

Cookies policy

What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small amount of information sent by a website and stored in the user's browser.

The main functions of cookies are:
1. To store the browsing preferences and the interests of visitors.
2. To collect statistical information derived from traffic and user interaction.
3. To allow certain technical features.
The cookies can be our own or from third parties, depending on the entity that manages the domain from which they are sent and from where the data obtained is processed.

What cookies does this website use?
This website uses its own and third-party cookies to improve the user’s experience.
This website does not use cookies to collect or store personal identification information about users.

Here is a description of the cookies used on this website:

Our own cookies:
- PHPSESSID: This cookie saves the session variables of the user on the server and is essential for the operation of the web. It offers a coherent experience to registered users when commenting on content and creating ‘Tours’.

Third party cookies:
This website uses Google Analytics to perform statistical analysis of the use of the page, browsing routes and interactions. This information allows us to analyse the behaviour and profile of anonymous visitors in order to improve the functioning of the website. Google Analytics uses different cookies to collect this information about the user's browsing:

- _ga and _gid: These are used to distinguish users.

- _gat_UA-3407172-3: Used to limit the percentage of requests.

- __utma: Used to distinguish users and sessions.

- __utmz: Stores the traffic source or the campaign that indicates how the user has arrived on the web.

- _gac_UA-3407172-3: Stores campaign information in order to provide Google Adwords with a reliable way to measure interactions.

- 1P_JAR: It is used to track conversion rates.

- SID, SAPISID, APISID, SSID, HSID, NID, SIDCC and CONSENT: These record how the user has arrived on the web: direct traffic, reference, advertising campaign or organic search.
You can access the Google Analytics privacy policy at

How can I disable cookies?
All browsers allow you to block or eliminate installed cookies. Below, you will find instructions to disable cookies in different browsers:
- Chrome
- Firefox
- Internet Explorer
- Safari
- iPhone, iPad
- Opera

If your browser is configured to disable cookies, you can browse through the web but you may find it difficult to use the advanced options of registered users.

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