This page describes the way personal information is received and collected and how it is used by Natali Technology S.r.l.
For this purpose cookies, i.e. text files, are used in order to facilitate user browsing.
What are cookies?
Cookies are text files that the visited sites send to the user’s browser, they are saved and then retransmitted to the site at the next visit.
What are cookies for?
Cookies can be used to monitor sessions, to authenticate a user so that he can access a website without retyping name and password each time, and to save user’s preferences.
What are technical cookies?
So-called technical cookies are used for browsing and for facilitating access and use of the site to users. Technical cookies are essential, for example, to access Google or Facebook without having to repeat every time the login session. They are essential also for very delicate transactions such as home banking or credit card payments or other systems of payment.
Analytics cookies are technical cookies?
In other words, cookies that are placed in the browser and retransmitted via Google Analytics or via Blogger Stat Services or the like are technical cookies? The Data Protection Authority has stated that these cookies can be considered technical cookies only when “they are used to optimize the site directly by the site owner who will collect aggregate information about the number of users and how they visit the site. Under these conditions, cookies analytics are subjected to the same rules – as regards informative report and consent – laid down for technical cookies”.
What are profiling cookies?
Profiling cookies are cookies used to track the user’s browsing with the aim of creating profiles on user’s tastes, preferences, interests and even researches. You will certainly have seen banner ads related to a product you have just searched on the internet. The reason is precisely the profiling of your interests, and servers – properly informed by cookies – are showing you the ads considered most relevant to you.
Is the user’s consent necessary for installing cookies on his electronic device?
For the installation of technical cookies, no consent is required. Profiling cookies, instead, can be installed on the user terminal only after he has given his consent and after being informed in a simplified manner.
How can webmasters ask for consent?
The Data Protection Authority has determined that when a user accesses a website, a banner must appear and has to comprise a brief information, a request for consent and a link to the full information report such that visible on this page concerning the meaning of the profiling cookies and their use in the site in question.
How should the banner be configured?
The banner must be conceived to hide a portion of the page content and has to specify that the site uses also third-parties profiling cookies. The banner can be eliminated by the user only by means of an active action, such as for example a click.
Which information does the banner need to contain?
The banner must contain the brief informative report, the link to the full informative report and the button to give consent to the use of profiling cookies.
It is possible to use a technical cookie that takes into consideration the user’s consent so that he has not to express his consent again at a following visit to the site.
No. Other ways can be used provided that the chosen way has the same characteristics of the banner. The use of banner is not required for sites that only use technical cookies.
What should be inserted in the detailed information page?
It is necessary to define even the characteristics of cookies installed by third parties. The user must be informed how to browse the site without having his preferences tracked by means of the possibility to perform private browsing and to delete or remove each cookie.
Who has to inform the Data Protection Authority he is using profiling cookies?
The site owner has such a burden. If he uses on his site only third-parties profiling cookies, he does not need to inform the Data Protection Authority but he has to clearly indicate the third-parties cookies and he has to give the links to the concerned information report.
When does this legislation come into force?
The Data Protection Authority allows a year to comply with the provisions and the expiring date is June 2, 2015.
COOKIES USED IN THIS SITE
Log files: Like many other websites, also this site uses log files, that is, said site saves the browsing history as each operation is performed. The information contained inside the log files includes IP addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date, time, input and output page, and number of clicks. All that is done in order to analyse trends, administrate the site, monitor how the users use the site and collect demographic data, IP addresses and other information. Such data cannot be connected in any way to the user’s identity.
USE OF GOOGLE ANALYTICS ON THIS WEBSITE
As already mentioned, analytics cookies are considered technical cookies if used only for optimization purposes and if users’ IPs are kept private. We inform the user that this site uses Google Analytics free service. We inform you that data are used only to track most frequently visited pages, number of visitors, aggregate data of visits per operating system, per browser, etc. These parameters are stored in the Google servers that rule Privacy according to these guidelines.
A user can disable Google Analytics while browsing by using the add-on component available for Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera and Safari.
A user can also
- delete cookies individually for each domain
- hide searches
- manage Google ads setting
Browsing without technical and profiling cookies is possible by using the so-called private browsing which is available with all major browsers.
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