In Computer technology terminology, cookies are classified into “technical or ses-sion cookies”, “persistent or profiling” cookies and “third-party” cookies.
Cookies – which may be present in users’ browsers in large numbers and some-times with the characteristics of wide temporal persistence, can be used, for ex-ample, for authentication operations, the monitoring of sessions, the storage of information on specific configurations of the users who connect to the server hosting the site they want to view, etc. – they are strings of text contained in small files that the sites visited by the user, or those of third parties connected to them, send to the terminal that he uses for the connection, where they are stored, to be then, eventually, retransmitted, to same sites, at the next visit of the same user.
Although they are generally used to evaluate the use of a website, it is efficiently used to simplify use and web navigation, and not be associated with personal da-ta, cookies can also be configured to customize the consultation experience of a website, associating them with a user’s preferences or personal information.
Technical or session cookies.
Session cookies, stored in temporary storage and deleted when the browser is closed, are used exclusively to “transmit a communication over an electronic communica-tions network, or to the extent, if strictly necessary, for the provider to explicitly requested information of the company service from the subscriber or user to provide this service “, they allow the website to be used efficiently, keeping track of the display of the pages that compose it, so as not to repeat the request of the information already ac-quired and / or released by the user’s browser during the same connection ses-sion.
These cookies can be further divided into navigation or session cookies, which guarantee the normal consultation and use of the website (allowing, for example, to make a purchase or authenticate access to restricted areas); analytics cookies, similar to technical cookies, when used directly by the site operator to collect in-formation, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the site; functional cookies, allow the user to navigate according to a series of pre-selected criteria (for example, the language, and the products selected for purchase) in order to improve the service provided.
For the installation of technical or session cookies, the prior consent of the interested parties is not required, without prejudice or obligation, for the Data Controller, to issue, in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679, the present mandatory information, that the site manager, if he uses only such devices, can provide in the manner he deems most suitable.
The technical or session cookies used by Costa d’Oro S.p.A., allow you to avoid re-entering the same information several times during the visit, such as user name and password, to analyze the use of the services and content provided to optimize the browsing experience and services offered.
Costa d’Oro S.p.A. uses the following cookies.
Persistent or profiling cookies
Whereas, persistent or profiling cookies, are aimed at creating profiles related to the user, they are stored on the hard disk of the latter and are available when the browser is restarted, they store user preferences for current and subsequent visits and can be used to send advertising messages in line with the preferences ex-pressed by the person concerned, recorded during the connection sessions.
The communitarian and Italian transposing regulations provide, for the case of use by the site owner of these types of cookies that the person concerned is ade-quately informed about their use and conditionally to express their valid in-formed consent.
This type of cookie must be understood as referring to the provision referred to in the aforementioned art. 122 of the Code regarding the protection of personal data which expressly provides that “the storage of information in the terminal equipment of a contractor or a user or access to information already filed is permitted only on condition that the contractor or the user has given his consent after being informed with the simplified procedures referred to in article 13, par-agraph 3 “.
Third-party cookies for marketing / retargeting
The third-party cookies are used by third-party companies and allow the user to display banner ads on other affiliated sites showing the latest products displayed on the site https://www.oliocostadoro.fr/en/.
Moreover, while browsing the site https://www.oliocostadoro.fr/en/ these cookies are used to display products that may interest you and similar to those seen previously.
Costa d’Oro S.p.A. does not use third-party cookies.
For more information on cookie control, see the “Tools” (or similar) section of the browser.
You can set the browser to receive a warning before accepting a cookie, allowing the possibility to decide whether to receive it or not. You can also completely disable cookies.
How to disable cookies?
Most browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, etc.) are configured to ac-cept cookies. Cookies stored on your device’s hard drive can still be deleted and you can also disable cookies by following the instructions provided by the main browsers, to the following links: