Cookies are small text strings (information) that the websites visited by the user send to his computer, where they are stored before being sent back to the same websites when the users visits them again. While surfing the web, the user may also receive on his computer cookies coming from other websites or web servers (the so-called "third parties") containing elements (such as images, maps, sounds, links to other pages) that can be found in the website that the user is visiting.
In fact, cookies generally allow websites to offer customized services in order to improve the Internet experience of the user.
Cookies do not cause any damage to the user’s computer and help the web publisher to amend technical errors.
TYPES OF COOKIES
There are several types of cookies.
Based on their duration, cookies are divided into temporary cookies (or session cookies) that are deleted automatically when closing the browser, and permanent cookies that are not deleted until the user erases them, or until the expiration date provided for by the website itself.
Most browsers accept cookies automatically.
Based on the type, a distinction is made between technical cookies and profiling cookies. The Data Protection Authority gives a definition of both categories: technical cookies are "(...) used for the sole purpose of processing the transmission of a communication via an electronic communications network, or when their use is strictly necessary for an information society service provider that has been requested by the user or the subscriber to provide a service”; profiling cookies, instead," (...) aim to create users’ profiles and are used in order to send advertising messages consistent with the user’s preferences while surfing the web".
HOW TO DISABLE COOKIES
The user can disable cookies in the browser settings.
- Browsing with Google Chrome: 1. Chrome Settings; 2. Advanced Settings; 3. Privacy-Content Settings; 4. Cookies: here the user can customize the cookies installation according to his needs.
- Browsing with Mozilla Firefox, click on the following link to disable https://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Attivare%20e%20disattivare%20i%20cookie;
- Browsing with Internet Explorer, click on the following link to disable https://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows7/block-enable-or-allow-cookies;
- Browsing with Safari, click on the following link to disable https://support.apple.com/it-it/HT201265;
In order to facilitate the user in the reading and understanding of this legal notice, we remind the user that there are a wide variety of web browsers and that it is not possible to provide here an exhaustive list of them.
So as to disable cookies in a browser that is not listed in the previous paragraph, the user can enter in the navigation bar "HOW TO DISABLE COOKIES" adding the name of the browser that the he is using.
We also remind the user that the option "Block third-party cookies and site data" may cause a loss of information that is necessary for keeping the website running smoothly.
The user can also choose to browse in incognito through the “anonymous surf” option offered by most recent version of popular browsers.
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT COOKIES USED BY AUTONOLEGGIO IL GIRASOLE
As provided for in Article 13 (for more information click on here https://www.autonoleggioilgirasole.it/contatti.en.php) and Article 122 of the Italian Data Protection Code, the cookies used by the publisher of Autonoleggio Il Girasole website are defined as "technical cookies" (suitable for web surfing, sessions opening, web surfing in accordance with a number of user-selected criteria, such as language), essential to enable the user to move around the website and to use its features; without these cookies the users’ experience on this website may be less satisfactory.
This website also uses Google Analytics cookies (First-party cookies: "_utma; _utmz") aimed to distinguish between the data coming from the navigation session and the users and to monitor website visits. This information is gathered anonymously.
For more information, please read the following linkhttps://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage.
Subsequently these cookies do not aim to match the user’s web surfing with the user’s personal data.
- “NID”; Google - Advertising: it allows the customization of the ads that the user visits on Google. Expiration 12 November 2015.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES
It is important to know that, in some cases, third parties such as Google (for more information https://www.google.com/intl/es_es/policies/technologies/ cookies /), Facebook (for more information https://it-it.facebook.com/help/cookies/), TripAdvisor (for more information https://www.tripadvisor.it/pages/privacy. html), LinkedIn (for more information https://it.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy); Twitter (for more information https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=it); Skype (for more information https://support.skype.com/it/faq/FA1390/cosa-sono-i-cookie-di-skype); YouTube (for more information https://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/technologies/types/), by means of the services provided to the user or of the corresponding advertising messages, may install in turn technical and / or profiling cookies on the user's computer, such as those relating to advertising aimed to send targeted ads to the user in line with his interests (that may also be used to limit the number of times the user sees an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign).
In general, cookies memorize the website visited by the user and this information is shared with third parties such as advertisers.
Autonoleggio Il Girasole doesn’t act as a technical intermediary for cookies between third parties and users.
This notice was updated on 05/05/2015.