Cookie information (Articles 13 and 122 of the Data Protection Code – Legislative decree 196/2003 as amended)
The Data Controller is also the manager of the Website. It is headquartered at Strada Comunale per Fornio, 136, 43036 Fidenza (PR), tax code and VAT number 01516210349.
Your personal data may be processed by the Data Controller’s employees or collaborators, who are duly appointed as data coordinators or authorised persons as required by Articles 29 and 30 of the Data Protection Code. The Data Controller is responsible for giving them specific instructions on the proper use of data.
Your personal data will not be circulated.
You may enforce your rights under Article 7 of the Data Protection Code by contacting the Data Controller by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The communication should contain the name, address and telephone number required to allow the Data Controller to reply.
What are cookies?
Cookies are text files that are sent by a website such as this Website to the Buyers’ terminals, in order to store various browser data used by the Buyer while browsing.
Cookies are used for login, session monitoring, and for the storing of specific information about the Buyers using the server. They are usually stored in high numbers on the browser of each Buyer.
By using cookies, the Website can also analyse the habits of a certain Buyer in order to adapt the services offered on the website to his or her requirements, or to facilitate browsing (for example by storing the username and password so that they do not need to be re-entered on each visit).
Types of cookie
There are various types of cookie, depending on the duration, function and person who installed them.
In terms of duration, there are session cookies and persistent cookies: session cookies are automatically deleted after the browser is closed while persistent cookies remain on the user’s device for a predetermined period.
In terms of function, there are technical cookies and profiling cookies:
Technical cookies are necessary for the functioning of the website and for the provision of services. They are only used to transmit a communication on an electronic communication network. Below is a table summarising the various types of technical cookie.
Type of cookie Function Browsing cookies
Allow the site to function properly and enable:
Display of content in the language of each user, from the first visit. Browsing cookies can recognise from which country the user is logging on, and ensure that whenever they visit the website they are automatically directed to the right version.
Login to the website, and manage purchases. Thanks to browsing cookies the website can recognise a registered user, upon each visit.
Browsing cookies are needed for the proper functioning of the website.
Used to provide statistical analysis on the number of users and the way in which they browse the website. Using analytical cookies, the data controller can obtain aggregate information and process the results of the analysis anonymously, for statistical purposes.
Analytical cookies are not essential for the functioning of the website.
Among other things these cookies allow the website to recognise the user based on a specific request (for example by clicking on “Remember me”) whenever the user visits the website so that they do not have to enter the login data each time.
Functional cookies are not essential for the functioning of the website but they do improve the quality and also the browsing experience.
Profiling cookies are intended to create profiles of the user. They are used to send advertising messages that match the user’s preferences when browsing. Profiling cookies are not essential for the functioning of the website.
Finally, depending on the person that installed them, there are third-party and first-party cookies. Third-party cookies are sent by a website other than the one being viewed by the user. They are used to keep track of the user’s preferences. In this way the third party (for example the advertising agency) can carry out market research and send advertising messages to a certain target. First-party cookies are those installed by the operator of the website being visited by the user.
To obtain more information about these cookies and to opt out on the use of third-party cookies, you can use the links in the following table (see paragraph 5).
Types of cookies used on the Website
Please note that this Website uses the following cookies:
• Browsing cookies
• Analytical cookies
• Functional cookies
Below is a table summarising the cookies used on this Website, with details of the type, name, duration, domain, purpose of use and mode of deactivation.
Type of cookie Name Purpose Third-party information/Mode of deactivation/Consent forms
Generates detailed statistics on website traffic and traffic sources. It can monitor visitors from all external links including search engines, social networks, direct visits and related sites. It also displays advertising, pay per click, email marketing and links in PDF documents.
AddThis.com provides a series of buttons to be included on a webpage and facilitates the sharing and bookmarking of content on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter etc.. The service provides two buttons, one to sign up to the RSS feed, and the second to include the content of a web page in social bookmarking services
Pingdom monitors a site and identifies inactivity times.
Double Click is a service offered by Google to track activities on the website, optimising the performance of AdWords, Criteo and Affiliation targeting the user.
Zanox is an affiliate marketing service. We use their cookies to let affiliates know whether your visit came from their website and whether it resulted in the use or purchase of one of our products or services, and also provides details of the product or services bought.
Rakuten is an affiliate marketing service. We use their cookies to let affiliates know whether your visit came from their website and whether it resulted in the use or purchase of one of our products or services, and also provides details of the product or services bought.
Criteo is used to provide advertising messages in the form of featured products or banners that may be of interest to users based on their recent behaviours while browsing.
Tradedoubler is an affiliate marketing service. We use their cookies to let affiliates know whether your visit came from their website and whether it resulted in the use or purchase of one of our products or services, and also provides details of the product or services bought.
PublicIdeas is an affiliate marketing service. We use their cookies to let affiliates know whether your visit came from their website and whether it resulted in the use or purchase of one of our products or services, and also provides details of the product or services bought.
Browsing cookies are technical cookies, necessary for the proper functioning of the website. They may be used even without the prior consent of the Buyer.
Analytical cookies are not required for the functioning of the Website. As they only pursue statistical purposes and collect information in aggregate form and are dealt with anonymously, they can be used even without the prior consent of the Buyer.
Functional cookies are not necessary for the functioning of the Website but they allow the Buyers to browse the Website according to criteria selected to improve the service. They can be used even without the Buyer’s consent.
The Buyer can decide to deactivate browsing, analytical and functional cookies by changing their browser settings. If browsing cookies are deactivated, this may affect the smooth use of the Website. If analytical and/or functional cookies are deactivated, certain functions on the Website will not be available.
The information gathered by third-party cookies and the relevant consent forms, are governed by the relevant policies: links to these third-party policies, the consent forms and the procedure for deactivating this type of cookie can be found in the table in paragraph 5.