The notice was created in consideration of the Provision of the Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante) dated 8th May 2014 concerning “simplified arrangement to provide information and obtain consent regarding cookies” (hereafter the “Provision”), the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 which came into force on 25th May 2018 (hereafter “GDPR”) and the prescriptions of the Italian Personal Data Protection Code.
The Data Controller is ITW Construction Products Italy srl, with registered office in Padova viale della Regione Veneto 5 Tax ID No. and VAT ID No. 03584190288.
WHAT IS A COOKIE?
Cookies are small text files placed on a device when its user visits a website. Cookies cannot damage a visitor’s computer, steal information or violate the visitor’s privacy. At each subsequent visit cookies are resent to the website that created them (first-party cookies) or to another website that recognises them (third-party cookies). They have different purposes like, for example, allowing smooth browsing between pages, remembering favourite websites and, in general, improving browsing experience. Cookies also help provide the user with interest-based targeted marketing content. Based on function and the data subject which created them cookies can be divided into technical cookies, analytical cookies, profiling cookies, first-party cookies and third-party cookies.
While browsing the Website, the User may also receive cookies from third-party websites or web servers (so-called “third-party cookies”) on their terminal equipment. This happens because the Website may contain features like, for example, images, maps, sounds, specific links to web pages of other domains hosted on different servers to the requested page. In other words, those cookies are directly set by managers of different websites or web servers to the Website. These third parties may in theory set cookies while you visit the Website and thus obtain information relating to your visiting the Website. Find more information about cookie use by clicking on this link.
LIST OF COOKIES USED BY THE WEBSITE
|SOURCE OF COOKIES||COOKIES||DESCRIPTION|
|We use anonymous and aggregated information to improve website content and navigation paths. This information helps us understand, for example, how many pages were viewed, what search engine directed you to the Website and what keyword search was used.|
TO DISABLE COOKIES.
Most browsers are initially set to automatically accept cookies. The User can modify this setting to block cookies or prevent cookies from being stored on their device. There are various ways of managing cookies. The User can use their browser’s technical guidelines and/or help screen to manage or change browser settings. For different devices (for example computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.), the User must ensure that each device’s browser settings are configured according to their cookie preferences. As an example, here are some links to the main browsers’ online documentation:
- Internet Explorer™: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
- Safari ™: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac
- Chrome ™: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en-GB
- Firefox ™: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
- Opera ™: https://blogs.opera.com/news/2015/08/how-to-manage-cookies-in-opera/