1. GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIE
Cookies are small text files which the Site visited by user sends to the user’s terminal, where they are memorised in order to be sent back later to the Site during subsequent visits by the user. Cookies are used for many purposes, they have different features and they can be used both by the Data Controller of the Site which the user is visiting and by third parties. The main categories in which cookies can be divided are the following:
- session and persistent cookies;
- technical and profiling cookies;
- first party and third party cookies.
1.2 Session and persistent cookies
Cookies can be erased at the end of a session with the browser (the time period between opening and closing of web browser by the user) or can be stored for a longer term. Session cookies are those allowing the web sites to link users’ actions during a browser session. Session cookies expire when the browser session ends. Persistent cookies are stored in the user’s hard drive among browser’s subfolders for variable period of time and allow to record user’s preference and actions in relation to a web site.
1.3 Technical and profiling cookies
Technical cookies are those used by the Data Controller of a web site for the sole purpose of transmitting a communication on an electronic communications network or, as strictly necessary, for sending to the provider of a service of a company the information explicitly requested by the subscriber or user to deliver that service. For the installation of such technical cookies, the prior consent of the person involved is not required where used directly from the site manager.
Profiling cookies are used to create profiles relating to the user and to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the user in the context of browsing the net. Due to particular invasiveness which such cookies can have within the ambit of users’ privacy, European and Italian legislation provides that the user must be adequately informed about their use by a banner and detailed note on the site and must give his/her own explicit consent to this extent the first time visiting the site. Such a consent can be expressed in general way by interacting with the banner on the home page of the site and following the instructions indicated therein, or can be given or refused in selective manner by way of the following instructions. This consent is then stored to be used over the next visits. However, the user has always the possibility to withdraw totally or partially his/her consent already expressed.
1.4 First party and third party cookies
Cookies can be first party (so called “first party cookie”) or third party (so called “third party cookie”) in relation to the web site or domain where they come from.
First party cookies are set up and managed by the Data Controller of the site. As regards them, the information obligation about acquiring the contingent prior consent and/or the possible block of cookies is a Data Controller’s duty.
Third party cookies are set up by a different domain from that one visited by the user. As regards them, the information obligation and the possible instructions about the contingent consent and/or the block of cookies is a third party duty, whereas the Data Controller is asked only to insert in the site the link of third party’s site where such information is available.
2. USE OF COOKIE BY THE SITE
Hereinafter the owner of the site AUTOTRASPORTI MELLITI S.r.l., with registered office in Via Grugliasco n.41 • 10040 RIVALTA DI TORINO (TO), Italy, email address email@example.com (hereinafter, “Data Controller”) provides to the users all information about cookies set up on the site www.bebit.it (hereinafter, the “Site”) and the indications for managing their own preferences on them.
2.2 First party cookies
The cookies used by the Data Controller on the Site are only of technical nature and are made-up as follow:
- qtrans_front_language (the Data Controller uses the session cookie qtrans_front_language, generated by that applications which are based on the PHP language. Such identifier are used to maintain the variables of the user session and, in particular, to save the browsing language for the purposes of providing the contents of the Site in the chosen language).
Such cookies, as specified in the paragraph above, being of technical nature, do not need for the prior consent by the user to be installed and used; it is enough to deliver this statement.
2.3 Third party cookies
On this Site the Data Controller uses third party cookies (third party cookies). Hereinafter, the Data Controller provides to the users some indications about that cookies and specifies the links to the third parties privacy policies and consent forms.
The Data Controller reminds that, as regards to third party cookies, it has the only obligation to ask, by the banner cookie, for the user consent and to insert in this Cookies Policy the link to third party’s site. It is a third party’s duty, whereas, the obligation to give an adequate note in relation to the processing carried out and to give information to the users on instructions about the possible block of cookies used.
The first category of third party cookies set up on the Site comprises the analytical ones, called Google Analytics, that are installed on the Site, after the reduction of their identification power, for the purpose of analyzing its use and to optimize its fruition. The following schedule explains the specific types of Google Analytics actually used on the Site and their functions.
||Cookie to trace the time of the user visit
||Cookie to trace the user Site drop-out rate
||Cookie that works in collaboration with _utmb for the purpose of establishing if user is performing a new session/visit
||Cookie to manage the requests sent to Google analytics services
||Cookie to trace the user source
It is to emphasis that information acquired by the above-mentioned cookies are anonymized before sending data to the third party owner. In any case, it is about information not allowing to identify users personally.
The second category of third party cookies set up on the Site comprises the ones that allow interaction with social networks and with the external platforms, also for sharing contents. Such services allow the users to interact, directly from the webpages of the Site, with social networks and external platforms. In any case, the interactions and information acquired by the Site are subject to the privacy settings that user chooses for any social network. It is possible that, in the event in which a service for interacting with social networks is installed on the Site, such service collects, also if the user does not use it, the traffic data related to the webpages on which it is set up. The following list indicates the cookie that allows the interaction with the social networks which are actually set up on the Site:
The last category of third party cookies set up on the Site comprises the ones aimed to save the preferences of the users and to suggest them contents and advertising of interest.