This document provides users who browse the website caratteretoscano.com with information relating to the cookies used.
DEFINITIONS AND FEATURES OF COOKIES
A "cookie" is a small text file created on the user's computer when accessing a particular site, with the purpose of storing and transporting information. Cookies are sent by a web server (which is the computer that is running the website visited) to the user's browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, etc.) and stored on the user’s computer; they are then sent to the website at the time of subsequent visits. When browsing the user may receive cookies on their terminal that are sent from different websites or web servers (called “third-party” cookies), set directly by the operators of said websites and used for the purposes and according to the methods laid down therein.
TYPES OF COOKIES USED BY THE WEBSITE
The website uses technical cookies, with respect to which, according to the applicable law, no consent is needed on the part of the user. The website uses technical cookies necessary for browsing by the user in the absence of which the website may not work correctly.
Some third-party cookies are installed through the website. This is an anonymised analytical cookie (having activated the arrangements laid down by the Guarantor Authority), which does not require any consent.
The website uses Google Analytics for statistical purposes only. This is a web analysis service provided by the American company Google LLC ("Google"), which adheres to the Privacy Shield and, for this service operates as data controller.
The data generated by Google Analytics is stored by Google as indicated in the Information policy available here https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage.
The retention time was set at 14 months.
As expressly indicated by the Italian Personal Data Protection Authority with the “Clarifications on the implementation of the regulation on cookies” of the 5th June 2015, the websites that use, for statistical purposes only, analytical cookies created and made available by third parties are not subject to the obligations and requirements prescribed by law (including consent) if appropriate tools are adopted to reduce the identifying power of analytical cookies used (e.g. by masking significant portions of the IP address) and provided that the use of these cookies is subject to contractual obligations between websites and third parties, in which express reference is made to the commitment of the third-party or to use them exclusively for the provision of the service, to keep them separately and not "enrich them" or not "cross-reference them" with other information held by them.
The data controller of the website caratteretoscano.com has decided to use the user IP anonymity function provided by Google (described in the following link: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2763052?hl=en) and has accepted the Amendment on data processing made available by Google Analytics with which Google undertakes to process the data according to the requests of the website Customer-Data Controller and to not share it with other additional services if not requested by the Customer itself, through the service settings. On this point, the user is hereby informed that the Data Controller of this website has not linked Google Analytics to any additional service and that no advertising or data sharing option has been activated with Google.
In light of the measures adopted, the Google Analytics services, used by this website for statistical purposes only, is activated upon landing, not requiring the user to consent to the use of the related cookies.
The following link https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en contains the browser’s add-on for disabling Google Analytics.
Cookies for the integration of third-party features
Cookies of this type are used to integrate third-party features on the website (e.g., the insertion of social network icons, the so-called social button, that allow visitors to share the contents of the site, the insertion of special links, links to platforms for the purchase of services and/or booking, etc.). Cookies in this category can be sent from the domains of third-party websites or which in any case offer features that are present on the website. For third-party cookies consent may be expressed by the user in accordance with the regulations in force, by means of specific browser settings and computer programs or devices to prevent the installation of third-party cookies. The user can view third-party information via the links below. The Data Controller reminds the user that it is possible to change the cookie preference at any time. It is also possible to disable cookies from your browser at any time. Both of these solutions may prevent the user from using or viewing parts of the website.
Facebook policy: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/
Facebook (settings): access to your account. Privacy section.
Instagram policy: https://help.instagram.com/1896641480634370
Instagram (settings): accessible from "Assistance", "Tools" or "Edit"
Twitter policy: https://help.twitter.com/it/rules-and-policies/twitter-cookies
Twitter (settings): https://help.twitter.com/it/rules-and-policies/twitter-cookies
Youtube policy: https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=en
Youtube (settings): https://policies.google.com/technologies/managing?hl=en
Google Maps: these are profiling cookies used by Google Maps to store user preferences during the display of maps (PREF) and to keep track of the visitor’s behaviour (other cookies).
HOW TO VIEW AND EDIT COOKIES VIA A BROWSER
The user may authorise, block or delete (in whole or in part) cookies through the specific functions of your browser or through additional third-party components. However, disabling technical cookies on the website may mean that some services or features of the website will not be available or may not function properly and the user might be forced to change or enter some information manually or on every visit.