WHO USES COOKIES

Gamma Meccanica S.p.A., via Sacco e Vanzetti 13, 42021 Bibbiano (RE), Italia.

According to the art. 13 and 122 of the Legislative Decree dated June 30, 2003, as well as to the General Measures of the Italian Data Protection Authority dated May 8, 2014, Gamma Meccanica S.p.A. informs the users of www.gamma-meccanica.it of the types of cookies we use and the purposes for which we might collect and use your information, while providing the instructions on how to enable/disable specific cookies.

 

 

WHAT COOKIES ARE AND WHY WE USE THEM

A cookie is a small text file created by some websites and placed on the user’s computer when the user’s browser loads a particular website. It allows to store and deliver information. The cookies are sent from the server (that is the computer hosting the targeted website) to the user’s browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, etc.) and stored on the computer of the latter; therefore, they can be resent to the server during a next website visit.

Some cookies are strictly necessary for the operation of a website. In some cases, they are essential for the website to work properly. In other cases, using cookies facilitates user navigation on the website and allows to provide specific services users may request.

Cookies may also remain on a user’s device for a long period of time and may also contain a unique identifier. This enables the websites that use them to track the user navigation pattern on the site for statistical or advertising purposes. That is for the purpose of building a user profile based on the pages they visited and serve them then with relevant advertisements (display it or send by email).

TYPES OF COOKIES WE USE

The website www.gamma-meccanica.it may only use various types of technical cookies and no profiling cookies.

The Data Controller, following the guidelines provided by the Italian Data Protection Authority in the General Measures dated May 8, 2014, reports the specific categories of cookies used, as well as the purposes and consequences of refusal of cookies.

THIRD PARTY COOKIES

We also have the cookies placed on the website www.gamma-meccanica.it by third parties, that is the cookies set by a website other than the one the user is currently on.

According to the General Measures of the Italian Data Protection Authority dated May 8, 2014, the Data Controller must provide a link to the respective policies and consent forms of the third parties with whom special agreements have been concluded for setting their cookies on the website.

The third-party cookies are completely anonymous. They allow to collect and store, anonymously, information on the pages of each site visited. These cookies cannot be used to identify a visitor personally, so the user’s identity is not determined or combined with other information in any way. These data are used only to monitor and analyze how visitors use the website, for statistical reporting based on the information collected anonymously and aggregate data.

CookieNamePurpose
_utmb : expires after 30 minutes of inactivityThese are the cookies that we set to collect the data regarding the use of our website. This way we obtain the information that we need to enrich our website content and make easier navigation for users.  Some of these cookies expire at the end of the session, others may remain on a user’s device for a longer period of time, which allows us to collect the following data: how many users logged in, the total number of users, their origin, the pages visited.
_utmc : valid until the session has expired
Google Analytics_utmt : valid for one day
_umtv : valid for one day
_utmz: valid for six months
These first party cookies are used by ShareThis service and allow you to use share buttons on each page of the website to share content on social media sites like Twitter, Facebook, etc. The “_unam” cookie monitors web pages visited, navigation and amount of time spent on each page. The ShareThis service only personally identifies you if you have separately signed up with ShareThis and given them your consent.
ShareThis_unam (valid for 1 year)
PHPSESSIDThe PHP Cookies are used to track sessions (they contain the unique session ID). Expire when the session ends.
PHP Cookies
BP-ACTIVITY-OLDESTPAGESession cookies. Live as long as the session is valid
FACEBOOKFor sharing content on social networks – there are “Like” buttons and Facebook share button on our website
TWITTERFor sharing content on social networks – there are “Like” buttons and Tweet button on our website
GOOGLE +For sharing content on social networks – there are “Like” buttons and Google+ share button on our website

 

USER CHOICE TO REFUSE OR ACCEPT COOKIES

The performance, as well as the option to limit or to refuse cookies can be chosen by adjusting your web browser settings.

Microsoft Windows Explorer

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies

Mozilla Firefox

http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Enabling%20and%20disabling%20cookies

Google Chrome

https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=it

Apple Safari

http://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/

To disable Flash Cookies

http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager02.html

You can also refer to the website www.aboutcookies.org in English for further instructions on how to manage/delete cookies in your web browser.

LAST UPDATED: 18/07/2019