INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
There are different types of cookies, with different characteristics and functions, and they can remain on the computer or mobile device of the user for different periods of time: there are so-called ‘session cookies’, which are automatically deleted when the browser is closed, and so-called ‘persistent cookies’, which remain on the user’s device until a pre-established time when they expire.
analytics cookies, when used directly by the website manager to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the website,
browsing or session cookies (for authentication, to make a purchase, etc.),
functional cookies, which allow the user to browse according to a set of selected criteria (for example, language, products selected for purchase) in order to improve the service provided to the user.
For so-called user profiling cookies, on the other hand, i.e. those aimed at creating profiles for the user and used to send advertising messages in line with the preferences selected by the user while browsing the net, prior consent is required. The website Catalanogonzaga uses all the above types of cookie, also to improve the experience of the user and the content on offer, and to understand how users browse the website.
In particular, the website Catalanogonzaga uses:
Technical cookies, i.e. browsing or session cookies, which are strictly necessary for the functioning of the website and to allow the user to benefit from the requested content and services.
Analytics cookies, which allow us to understand how the website is used by users. No information on the identity of the user or personal data is collected with these cookies. Information is processed in aggregate and anonymous form.
Functional cookies, i.e. those used to activate specific functions of the website and a series of selected criteria (for example, language, products selected for purchase) in order to improve the service provided to the user.
Third party cookies, i.e. cookies from websites or web servers other than Catalanogonzaga, used for the own purposes of these third parties.
Third party cookies are also represented on the website by ‘social plugins’ like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and services such as Google Maps. These are parts of the page generated directly by the aforementioned websites and incorporated into the host website. The most common use of ‘social plugins’ is to share content on social networks. The presence of these plugins involves the sending of cookies from and to all websites managed by third parties. The management of information gathered by ‘third parties’ is governed by the related information notices, which we draw your attention to. To guarantee maximum transparency and convenience, below are the web addresses of the various information notices and ways to manage cookies.
The ‘Like’ button and Facebook social widgets are services provided by Facebook, Inc. that allow users to interact with the social network Facebook.
The ‘Tweet’ button and Twitter social widgets are services provided by Twitter Inc. that allow users to interact with the social network Twitter.
The aforementioned user profiling cookies will only be activated and used by the website if the user gives his prior consent to such use.
The information Catalanogonzaga obtains via cookies will not be used to identify users. Cookies will not be used for purposes other than those indicated above.
The user may choose which cookies to enable by following the steps indicated below, and may enable, disable or delete cookies (entirely or partially) through the browser settings: however, disabling all or some of the cookies may prevent users from viewing the website, prevent users from accessing certain services and functions of the website or prevent these from working properly, and/or may force users to modify or manually insert certain information or preferences every time they visit the website.
More information and details on the different types of cookies, how they work and their characteristics, can be freely accessed at www.AllAboutCookies.org, a website which is independent from Catalanogonzaga.