WHAT ARE COOKIES
An http or, simply, cookie, is a small text string sent by a server to a web client (usually a browser), subsequently sent back by the client to the server every time the client accesses the same web domain, which it is used to perform automatic authentication, tracking of browsing sessions and storage of information about users, such as favorite websites or pages of a site most frequently visited.
Some cookies are necessary for the site to function properly and cannot be disabled, while others concerning the storage of preference parameters, such as storing the user name, can be disabled. However, the advantage of having the cookies installed on your PC is that you no longer need to fill in the same information every time you access a previously visited site.
WHY AND WHAT COOKIES USE THE ASSIGNMENT OF THE FIFTH
The cookies used by Travel to Sardinia website (www.travel-to-sardinia.com) can be divided into:
First-party cookies, managed directly by the owner and / or manager of the website. They are defined:
• Technical cookies, in turn of two types: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are stored on the user’s computer for mere technical and functional needs, for the transmission of session identifiers necessary to allow safe and efficient site navigation. They are automatically deleted at the end of the browsing session (hence the name), when the browser is closed. Persistent cookies are stored on the computer’s hard drive until they expire or are canceled by the user. With persistent cookies, visitors who access the site are automatically recognized at each visit, also to the advantage of the user’s fluidity. Among other things they allow, in fact, to memorize the parameters of previous searches, avoiding having to fill in the same information several times. These cookies do not collect information about the user that can be used for the purpose of sending advertising material, nor do they keep track of the user’s navigation on the web, but their installation is a necessary condition for using the site. It is not necessary to give consent to these cookies, as reported by the provision on the identification of simplified disclosure procedures and the acquisition of cookie consent from the Guarantor for the protection of personal data of 8 May 2014;
“Third-party” cookies, these are cookies prepared and managed by parties unrelated to the website visited by the user:
• Analytics cookies: these are cookies used to collect and analyze the accesses to the website in a statistical manner, without identifying the individual visitor to the site in a personal way;
• Cookie Advertising: this category includes cookies used to collect the preferences of individual users and use them for advertising purposes, during its usual web browsing. These cookies do not determine the sending of advertising material to the customer. The advertising cookies used by our site include Google, Criteo and Facebook.
The Travel to Sardinia website (www.travel-to-sardinia.com) does not use profiling cookies, that is, aimed at sending advertising material to the user.
It is possible to receive more information and disable third-party cookies by accessing the following pages:
• Tynt (in English)
Google AdSense (Google Inc.)
Google AdSense is an advertising service provided by Google Inc. This service uses the “Doubleclick” Cookie, which tracks the use of this Website and the User’s behavior in relation to advertisements, products and services offered.
The User can decide at any time not to use the Doubleclick Cookie by deactivating it: google.com/settings/ads/onweb/optout.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
The services contained in this section allow the Data Controller to monitor and analyze traffic data and are used to keep track of User behavior.
Google Analytics with anonymized IP (Google Inc.)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses the Personal Data collected for the purpose of tracking and examining the use of this Website, compiling reports and sharing them with other services developed by Google.
Google may use Personal Data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
This integration of Google Analytics makes your IP address anonymous. The anonymization works by shortening within the borders of the member states of the European Union or in other countries adhering to the agreement on the European Economic Area the IP address of the Users. Only in exceptional cases, the IP address will be sent to Google’s servers and abbreviated within the United States.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
HOW CAN COOKIES BE DEACTIVATED
By changing the settings of your Internet browser you can manage, limit or block cookies altogether. We inform you, however, that the total disabling of “first part” cookies will not allow you to browse within our site. Please refer to the cookie disabling procedures for each browser below:
• Internet Explorer
To delete cookies from the browser of your smartphone or tablet, it is necessary to refer to the user manual of the device in question.