The purpose of this Cookie Policy is to explain the procedures we follow in collecting data from Users, via cookies and other monitoring technologies, when they visit this website.

This information is provided by Sercanto Srl, in the person of its legal representative p.t., with registered office in Via Giovanni March 14/C – 57121, Livorno (LI), VAT number 01659410490, acting in compliance with the provisions laid down by the Guarantor for the Protection of Personal Data on “Identification of the simplified procedures for the information and the acquisition of consent for the use of cookies”, dated May 8, 2014 (published in Official Journal No. 126 of June 3, 2014).

This website may contain links or references for accessing other websites. The company does not control the cookies/monitoring technologies of other websites, to which this Cookies Policy does not apply.

This document is an integral part of the information notice on the processing of personal data, available at the following link : privacy policy

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are small text files sent from the site to the user’s computer (usually to the browser), where they are stored before being re-transmitted to the site by the same user on his/her next visit. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from the User’s hard drive or transmit computer viruses or acquire email addresses and each cookie is unique to the User’s web browser.

Some of the functions of cookies can be delegated to other technologies. In this document, the term ‘cookie’ refers both to cookies, as such, and to all similar technologies.

Cookies are used to: (a) facilitate navigation within the site and ensure its correct use; (b) facilitate access to services that require authentication (so that Users need not re-enter authentication credentials every time they access the services); (c) for statistical purposes, to determine which areas of the site have been visited; (d) for optimal management of pages and advertising spaces; (e) to provide content and advertising in line with the choices made by web surfers (behavioural advertising with dynamic creativity).

Cookies are not harmful to the User’s device. The cookies generated by the site store no personal identification information, which is encrypted and collected by the same to improve permanence and navigation within the Site.

TYPE AND NATURE OF COOKIES INSTALLED

During navigation, the User may receive two different types of cookies:

  • From the site itself (so-called “first-party cookies”); and/or
  • From other websites or web servers (so-called “third-party cookies”). This happens, for example, when the user visits a page that includes content from a third-party website.
    In this regard, you are informed that the Data Controller plays no role in the processing of data acquired through the latter type of cookie and you are invited to read the relative privacy policy and purpose and methods of use, as well as the procedures to block the installation of these cookies, directly on the websites of the website managers concerned. And, in fact, these so-called ” third-party cookies”, as well as the purposes for which they are used outside the site, come under the direct and exclusive responsibility of the third party that installs them on the User’s terminal. If the user wishes not to receive third-party cookies on his terminal, he may block them at any time by accessing the information and consent forms of these third parties through the links below.

As concerns purpose, we also inform you that the site uses so-called technical cookies, required to ensure optimal functionality of the site for the user. They are not used for any other purpose and can be divided into:

  • navigation or session cookies, which ensure smooth navigation and use of the website; these are not stored permanently on the hard disk of the User’s/Visitor’s device and are deleted when the browser is closed. They are used to transmit the identification details of the browsing sessions and to permit safe and efficient exploration of the site. They are, in fact, essential for the correct functioning of the internet page;
  • analytics cookies, similar to technical cookies, used directly by the site operator to collect information, in aggregate, about the number of users and how they visit the site, with a view to improving site performance;
  • functionality cookies, which enable the user to browse using a set of selected criteria (for instance the language) with a view to improving user experience.

These are all tools used by the Data Controller to ensure, among other things, efficient navigation, session stability and the permanence of the selected language throughout the session. They also serve to store the choices made by the user regarding the display of some elements of the page, such as information and communication banners.

For these cookies’ installation, the prior consent of users is not required, although the Data Controller is obliged to provide adequate information about them and, in any case, their use may still be prevented, at any point during their installation, through the browser settings. However, we inform you that such a choice could complicate, slow down and occasionally even block navigation on the site.

In this web page, so-called profiling cookies are also installed, aimed at creating profiles about the User and used to send advertising messages in line with the preferences shown by the same whilst surfing the net. Prior consent is required to install these cookies, expressed by clicking on the “ACCEPT” button in the relevant banner that appears during navigation and informs the User that this type of cookies is used on the site. The installation can be blocked at any time, without in any way affecting the possibility of visiting the site and using its contents.

If they use the interactive button to block profiling cookies, users receive a technical cookie to memorize this preference. By deleting all cookies from the browser, this technical cookie could also be removed, meaning the User may be required to express his choice to block these cookies using the interactive button.

This web page also installs advertising cookies from partners, which enable an advertising information service of greater interest for the User by acquiring information derived from their navigation and use of some of the services offered. Specifically, these cookies are used to publish personalized ads within the Sercanto portal.

Finally, we inform you that, as part of this personalized advertising service, cookies never store information that could allow the personal identification of Users.

DESCRIPTION OF THE COOKIES INSTALLED

The cookies installed on this site enable us, inter alia, to:

  • store your preferences;
  • analyse browsing data anonymously and in unaggregated form through website statistics systems.

On their first visit to the site, the User can accept all cookies by clicking on the “ACCEPT” button in the banner.

In any case, and at each subsequent visit to the site, the User may revoke consent using one or more of the following methods:

  • through specific settings of the browser used or the relative computer programmes used to navigate the pages that make up the site.
    For information on changing the cookie settings, we invite you to consult the pages of the individual browsers.

  • by changing the settings for the use of third-party services

For more information about cookies, you can go to the site, www.youronlinechoices.com (limited to the services surveyed by this platform), to obtain information on how to delete or manage cookies based on the browser used and to set preferences for use of third-party cookies.

To disable analytics cookies and to prevent Google Analytics from collecting navigation data, you may download the Google Analytics deactivation browser add-on at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

We will store the user’s cookie preferences through a special, technical cookie with the characteristics specified in the table above.

USER RIGHTS

Users may, at any time, exercise the rights referred to in article 15 and subsequent articles of EU Regulation 679/2016 and, in particular, may obtain confirmation of the existence or not of these data and the confirmation that they are being processed, learn their content and origin, verify their accuracy or request their integration, updating or rectification. Furthermore, they may request and obtain data portability, cancellation, transformation into anonymous form, limitation of the processing or blocking of data processed in violation of the law, and may also, in any case, oppose their processing for legitimate reasons. In any event, Users will be able to file a complaint with the oversight body.

Requests can be sent to the Owner at the following email address dpo@sercanto.com.