Below, the owner of the site provides the user with all general information on cookies and specifies which cookies are installed on the site www.patu-art-adv.com (hereinafter, for the sake of brevity, “Site”) and the indications necessary on how to manage your preferences regarding them.
A) What are cookies?
Cookies consist of small text files that the sites visited by users send to their terminals, where they are stored before being re-transmitted to the same sites on subsequent visits. Cookies are used for different purposes, have different peculiarities and can be used both by the owner of the site that the user is visiting, and by third parties. The main categories into which cookies can be divided are the following:
- session or permanent cookies;
- technical or profiling cookies;
- first-party or third-party cookies.
Session and permanent cookies
Cookies can expire at the end of a browser session (the period between the opening of a browser window by the User and its closing) or they can be kept for a longer period of time. Session cookies are those that allow websites to link the actions of a user during a browser session. Session cookies expire when the browser session ends. Persistent cookies are stored on a user’s device between browser sessions, for variable periods of time, and allow the user’s preferences or actions to be memorized with respect to a website.
Technical and profiling cookies
Technical cookies are those used by the owner of a site for the sole purpose of transmitting a communication over an electronic communications network, or to the extent strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or by the ‘user to provide this service. For the installation of these cookies, the prior consent of users is not required when used directly by the site manager.
Profiling cookies are designed to create user profiles and are used in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the user while surfing the net. Due to the particular invasiveness that these cookies can have in the private sphere of users, the European and Italian legislation provides that the User must be adequately informed on the use of the same, through a short information (banner) and an extended present on the site, and that he must express his express consent in this regard the first time he visits the site. This consent can be expressed in a general way, interacting with the brief information banner present on the landing page of the site, with the methods indicated in this banner, or it can be provided or denied selectively, according to the methods indicated below. This consent is tracked on subsequent visits. However, the user always has the possibility to revoke the consent already expressed in whole or in part.
First-party and third-party cookies
A cookie is either “first party” (so-called first party cookie) or “third party” (so-called third party cookie) based on the website or domain from which it comes.
First-party cookies are essentially cookies set and managed by the site owner. For these cookies, the obligation of the disclosure, the acquisition of any prior consent and / or the possible blocking of cookies rests with the owner of the site.
Third-party cookies are cookies set by a domain other than the one visited by the user. For these cookies, the obligation of the information and the indication of the modalities for the possible consent and / or blocking of cookies belongs to the third party, while the owner of the site is only obliged to insert the link to the site of the third party where such elements are available.
B) What cookies does this site use?
This Site uses technical session cookies, which are automatically deleted when the browser is closed and persistent cookies which remain stored in the user’s terminal even after the browser is closed. Technical session cookies are used to maintain the navigation link between one page and another, informing the Site that the user who is browsing is the same.
C) Statistical cookies for analysis of visits (Google Analytics)
To improve the services offered, the Site uses Google cookies, called “Google Analytics”, in order to perform a statistical evaluation on the use of the Site. Information may be collected, albeit anonymously, including the time of access, the type / version of the browser used, the operating system, enabled Java scripts, addressing URLs.
It is specified that the information acquired by the cookies identified above is previously anonymized before sending the data to the third party owner. This is information that does not allow users to be personally identified.
D) Cookies for social sharing
E) How to control cookies
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These privacy policies and cookie policies come into force on 14.10.2017.