Cookies Policy

Extended statement on the use of Cookies

This Cookies Policy explains how Spinosi srl (hereafter “Spinosi”) adopts cookies on the website www.spinosi.com (here after “site”)  and, furthermore, provides guidance as to how cookies can be managed. This Cookies Policy forms part of the Privacy Policy, which describes our data handling practices and is available on this site.

By continuing to browse or use the site, you agree to the use of cookies as described in this Cookies Policy.

1. Cookies and other technologies

Cookies will be stored on your device – computer, smartphone or tablet – when you are using this website, according to the purposes described.

Cookies are small text files, which are stored on your hard drive in connection with the browser software and collect specific information that the site is able to read in the moment in which it is seen at a later time. Cookies cannot execute programmes or transmit viruses to your computer. They simply serve the purpose of making the overall internet offering more user-friendly and effective.

There are various types of cookies, depending on their characteristics and functions, and these may remain stored on the computer or mobile device for different periods of time, as described here. They may be classified as:

1.1. Session Cookies

Session Cookies are stored on the device for purely technical and functional requirements, for the transmission of session identifiers required to enable a safe and efficient site; they are deleted at the end of the session when your browser is closed.

1.2. Persistent Cookies

Persistent Cookies remain stored on your device’s hard drive, continuing to operate even after the browser is closed until they expire or cancellation. You have the option to delete all stored cookies at any time via the setting options of your browser.

1.3. First Party Cookies

First Party Cookies are generated and managed by the owner of the website that you are browsing.

1.4. Third Party Cookies

When browsing a website, you may also receive cookies from sites or web servers other than the site being visited. Cookies that are stored on behalf of third parties may be in turn session or persistent.

2. Cookies in use on this site: Technical Cookies

Technical Cookies are cookies enabling you to browse on this site or to enjoy its basic features. These cookies are installed automatically on your device as a result of the access to the site and do not require any specific consent. Technical cookies used by this site include different types of cookies as described below.

2.1.  Navigation (or Session) Cookies

Navigation Cookies guarantee normal navigation and use of the site, through different options or service.

2.2. Functional Cookies

Functional Cookies are used to save your preferences and facilitate your browsing experience based on a set of selected criteria (for example, language, browser type, etc.). They also memorise certain settings such as cookies consent in order to avoid displaying the cookies banner during your subsequent visits to the site.

2.3. WooCommerce Cookies

This site utilizes Woocommerce, an e-commerce software to manage online stores. The cookies set by Woocommerce are active when you interact with one of store’s features or to allow admin functions to be performed from within the dashboard. Four different cookies have been used: the first two contain information on the whole cart and help WooCommerce knowing any change to cart’s information. The third is a session cookie used to track items inside the cart. The last cookie contains an univocal code so that is possible to obtain specific cart’s info for each user. For further information: Woocommerce Cookies.

No personal information is saved by these cookies.

2.4. Analytics Cookies

Analytics Cookies, also known as Performance Cookies, collect standard information in aggregate form on the number of users and on how they visit the website, such as information on which pages or sections are most viewed.

The site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., for the purpose of tracking and examining the use of this website, compiling reports and sharing them with other services developed by Google. They also make it possible to monitor the system and improve its performance and usability.

This cookies are anonymized tracking cookies: no information on the your ID is collected, or any personal data.  They may be deactivated without any loss of functionality. If used anonymously, without allowing to be cross-referenced with data already obtained, and to collect information in aggregate form on the number of users and how they visit the website, they are categorised as technical cookies. In the latter case, the data subject’s consent is not required.

Full details of the cookies which Google Analytics uses can be found in Cookies & Google Analytics in documentation for Google’s Analytics tracking code. You can also read Google’s Privacy Policy for Google Analytics. To opt out of Google Analytics tracking you may wish to consider using the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

3. Other Cookies in use on the site: Third Party Cookies

The non-technical cookies used by this site are third-party cookies set up on your device by a domain or website distinct from the site. Third party cookies are implemented by marketing vendors and partners of the website by the means of third party tags for specific purposes of the said third parties, including marketing and profiling.

Spinosi does not have any access or control over cookies or other tracking technology used by third parties accessible by the website: these subjects, listed below with the relative links to their privacy policies, are independent controllers of the data collection and handling processes via cookies; you must therefore refer to their personal data handling policies, information policies and consent forms.

The use of third party cookies may normally be restricted through the specific options in your browser. For this reason, please see the instructions in the “How to manage Cookies and object to their use” section.

3.1. Displaying content from external platforms

Spinosi uses services to allow content hosted on external platforms to be viewed directly from the pages of this site and also allow interaction with them. In the case where a service of this type is installed, it is possible for it to collect traffic data relating to the pages in which it is installed.

In particular, Google Maps is a service for displaying maps run by Google Inc. which allows this site to integrate such content within this site’s pages. For further information please refer to the Google’s Privacy Policy.

Likewise, Youtube is a video content viewing service run by Google Inc. which allows this site to integrate such content within its pages. For more information about cookies run by this service, please refer to Google’s Cookies Policy.

4. How to manage Cookies and object to their use

According to current legislation, express consent is not always required to use cookies. In particular, technical cookies do not require this consent. These cookies are indispensable for operation of the website or required to perform activities requested.

On the contrary, profiling cookies, i.e. those used to create user profiles and used to send advertising messages in line with the preferences outlined while browsing on the network, not used by this site, required specific consent.

On the first visit to this site, your consensus is collected through a banner that indicates some mandatory information about cookies usage and shows the link to this extended information. Continuing browsing you accept the default settings. Should you express your consent to the installation of cookies in this way, we will keep track of your consent through a specific technical cookie (called “cookie_notice_accepted”) which duration is 6 months. In this way, we will avoid displaying the cookies banner during your subsequent visits to the site. If you wish to revoke your consensus you can follow the procedures contained below or by clicking on Revoke consent.

4.1. Browser settings

You may block or delete (in whole or in part) cookies also through the specific options of your browser and prevent – for example – third parties from installing them. Nonetheless, in the event that all or some of the aforementioned technical cookies are disabled, it is possible that the website may not be accessible or that some services or certain functions of the website are not available or do not work properly.

For more information on how to set preferences on the use of cookies while using your browser, please see the following links:
— Google Chrome;
— Mozilla Firefox;
Apple Safari on Mac;
Apple Safari on Iphone and Ipad;
— Microsoft Internet Explorer / Edge.

4.2. Other settings

Notwithstanding the above, you may use Your Online Choices, an online service provided by EDAA (European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance) through which it is possible to opt-out of cookies from companies that participate in the EDAA’s opt-out scheme, or NAI Consumer Opt Out, provided by NAI (Network Advertising Initiative).

To limit tracking for advertising purposes on your mobile device, you can review and adjust the settings provided by your device manufacturer, such as Limit Ad Tracking for iOS or Opt-out of interest-based ads for Android.