What is a cookie?
Cookies are short text fragments (letters and/or numbers) that enable the web server to memorise information on the client (the browser) to be used during the course of the same site visit (session cookies) or later, even after a few days (persistent cookies). The cookies are memorised, based on the user preferences, by the individual browser of the specific device used (computer, tablet, smartphone).
Similar technologies, such as, for example, web beacon, transparent GIFs and all the forms of local storage introduced with HTML5 are used to collect information on user behaviour and the use of the services.
In the rest of the document we will refer to cookies and all similar technologies using only the term “cookie”.
Types of cookie
Depending on the characteristics and use of the cookie we can single out a number of categories:
- Technical cookies. These are cookies that are essential to the correct operation of the The duration of the cookies is strictly limited to the work session (when the browser is shut down they are erased).
- Analysis and performance cookies. These cookies are used to collect and analyse the traffic and the use of the site in anonymous form. These cookies allow the system to be monitored and improve its performance and user-friendliness. The deactivation of these cookies may be performed without any drop in operating performance.
- Profiling cookies. These are permanent cookies used to identify (anonymously or not) the user preferences and improve browsing experience. This website does not use this type of cookie.
Third party cookies
By visiting a website, one may receive cookies both from the visited site (“proprietary cookies”), as well as from sites from other parties (“third party cookies”).
The management of information collected by “third parties” is governed by their information notices to which reference should be made.
This website includes a few components transmitted by Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service supplied by Google, Inc. (“Google”). These are third party cookies collected and managed anonymously to monitor and improve the performance of the guest site (performance cookies).
Google Analytics, uses “cookies” to collect and analyse in anonymous form the information on user behaviour of the website (including the user’s IP). This information is collected by Google Analytics, which then processes it in order to produce reports for the operators of the www.manifatturesigarotoscano.it website relative to the activity generated by the websites in question. This site does not use (and does not allow third parties to use) the Google analysis tool to monitor or collect personal identification information. Google does not associate an IP address to any other data possessed by Google nor does it try to connect an IP address to the user’s identity. Google may even communicate this information to third parties where this is required by law or if said third parties are responsible for processing said information on behalf of Google.
For further information, please refer to the link below:
The user may selectively disable the action of Google Analytics by installing on its browser the opt-out component supplied by Google.
To disable the actions of Google Analytics, please refer to the link below:
Social Plugin and / or buttons for Social networks, in order to allow easy sharing of content on your favorite social networks. When you visit a page of our website that contains a Facebook plug-in, your browser connects directly to the servers of the social network from where the plugin is loaded, which server can track your visit to our website and, if appropriate, associate it with your social account, particularly if you are connected at the time of the visit or if you have recently surfed one of the websites containing social plugins. If you do not want the social network to record the data relating to your visit to our website, you must exit your social account and, probably, delete the cookies that the social network has installed in your browser.
The collection and use of information by these third parties are governed by the respective privacy policies to which reference is made and for which we have provided the link.
- Facebook cookies policy: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/
- Twitter cookies policy: https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170514
- Linkedin cookies policy: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy
- Google+ cookies policy: http://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/technologies/cookies/
A few cookies (session cookies) remain active only up until the browser is closed or the logout option is selected. Other cookies ‘survive’ the closure of the browser and are available even in subsequent user visits.
These cookies are known as persistent and their duration is set by the server at the time of their creation. In some cases, they have a fixed lapsing date, in other cases their duration is unlimited.
This website does not employ persistent cookies.
However, in browsing the pages of this website, one may interact with sites managed by third parties that may create or modify permanent and profiling cookies.
Beware: the total or partial disabling of technical cookies can compromise the use of the site’s features that are reserved for registered users. On the contrary, access to the public content is possible even with these cookies completely disabled.
The disabling of “third party” cookies does not affect browsing at all.
The setting may be adjusted specifically for different sites and web applications. Furthermore, the best browsers allow different setting for “proprietary cookies” and “third party” cookies.
By way of example, in Firefox via the menu Tools->Options->Privacy, one can access the control panel where one can decide whether to accept or decline the various types of cookies and proceed to remove them.
- Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=it
- Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Gestione%20dei%20cookie
- Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9
- Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.00/it/cookies.html
- Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677?viewlocale=it_IT
To disable cookies on a mobile phone, consult the related manual to obtain further information.
The processing of the data is carried out using computer and remote supports by internal specially appointed subjects. The data is stored in electronic archives with the adoption of appropriate measures.
Due to possible changes to our Website or the regulations governing cookies, it is possible that the information provided herein may be changed. We are therefore authorised to change the content of these notices and the cookies detailed in the list at any time and without advance warning. The most updated version may be viewed on this web page.
For any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, please contact our Data Protection Officer, using the following contact: