Pursuant to the decision of the Authority for Data Protection of May 8, 2014, which provides indications on the simplified modalities for the informative notice and the acquisition of consent in respect of usage of cookies, Rota S.r.l., with registered office at Via Trento 28, 43100 Parma, Italy, Fiscal Code, VAT no. 00800610347, in its capacity as data controller (hereafter, the “Data Controller”), wish to inform the user as follows.
What are cookies?
Cookies are text strings of small dimension stored in your computer when you visit certain pages on the Internet.
To order products via the e-commerce section of the Site cookies must be enabled. If you do not with to accept cookies, you can still navigate the Site and use it for information or reference purposes. In most browsers cookies are enabled. Below you may find the necessary information to modify the settings of cookies on your browser.
Cookies are not prejudicial to your computer or device or system. In the cookies we generate we to not store information that may identify the user, such as for example credit card details, but we use encrypted data collected by the same to improve your visit of the Site. For example, cookies are useful to identify and solve errors or to identify relevant correlated products to be proposed to the user during navigation.
We provide this information as part of our policy aimed at compliance with the legislation in force, and to guarantee our integrity and transparency concerning your privacy when you use the Site.
Cookies can perform various functions, such as allowing you to efficiently navigate between different pages of the Site, remembering your preferences, and in general they may improve your visit of the Site.
A brief illustration of how cookies and similar systems are used on the Site is provided below.
These cookies are essential to allow you to move inside the Site and use its features, such as for instance access restricted areas of the Site. Without these cookies requested services may not be provided, such as for example the shopping kart or e-billing.
Strictly necessary cookies are used to store a unique identifier in order to manage and identify a unique user among all the other users visiting the Site at the same moment, to provide the user with a consistent and accurate service.
Some examples include:
- Memorising previous actions (for example, entered text) when navigating back to a page of the Site in the same session;
- Management and transfer of security tokens to different services within the Site to identify the status of the visitor (e.g. registered or unregistered);
- Maintenance of tokens for the implementation of restricted areas of the Site;
- Routing towards specific service versions/applications, as may be necessary during a technical migration process.
These cookies can be of the Site or third partners, session or persistent cookies. Their use is limited to the performance and improvement of the Site. These cookies collect information on how a visitor uses the Site, such as the pages visited. These cookies do not collect information that may identify a user. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated in anonymous form and is used solely to improve the functionality of the Site.
Some examples include:
- Web Analytics - the data collected are limited to the use of the Site by an operator, to manage the performance and structure of the Site. These cookies may be third-party cookies, but the information will be used solely by those in charge of the making available of the Site;
- Tracking of affiliates by third partners - the cookies are introduced by the third partners and used by the latter exclusively to check whether the user coming from another site purchased a product or service on the Site;
- Error handling - measurement of errors that occur on the Site. Usually this function will support the improvement of services or the management of claims and will generally be strictly linked to web analytics;
- Testing of different page structures of the Site - tests on variations in the structure, normally by using A/B or multivariate tests, to ensure that the Site maintains a consistent appearance to users during current and subsequent sessions.
These cookies may be of the Site or third partners, session or persistent cookies. Usually these cookies are the consequence of an action by the user, but they may also be implemented in the provision of a service not specifically requested but simply offered to users. They may also be used to prevent that a previously offered and rejected service is proposed to the same user. Furthermore, these cookies allow the Site to remember the choices of users (such as user name, language, country of origin, etc.). All information collected by these cookies is anonymous and may not track the behaviour of users on other sites.
Some examples include:
- remembering the settings that a user applied to a site such as layout, font size, preferences, colours, etc.;
- remembering a choice so that users are no longer requested to fill out a questionnaire;
- detecting if a service has already been offered, such as for instance the offer of a tutorial during subsequent visits to the website;
- providing information to allow the functioning of an optional service such as the offer of a live chat session;
- performing a request by the user such as submitting a comment.
Google Analytics cookies:
This online shop utilises Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are sent to and stored on your computer to allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookies regarding your use of this website will be generally transmitted to a Google server in the US, where the information will be stored. For IP anonymisation, your IP address is shortened by Google beforehand within EU member states or other states that are contracting parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the US, where it is shortened.
On behalf of Rota S.R.L., Google will use the information to analyse your use of the website, to create reports on website activities, and to provide other services to the website operator in connection with website use and internet use. The IP address transmitted from your browser in connection with Google Analytics will not be combined with other Google data. You can prevent the acceptance of cookies by way of a relevant browser software setting. You may furthermore prevent the capture of data related to your use of the website generated by the cookie (including your IP address) and their transmission to Google, as well as the processing of such data by Google by clicking the following download link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en ) to a browser plugin you can install.
In this respect, we invite you to note that Rota S.R.L. is mere technical intermediarie, so Rota S.R.L. doesn’t have any role in the processing of personal data deriving from this type of cookies. Rota S.R.L. acts in its capacity at Data Controller solely in respect of cookies installed by him on the Site.
How can I disable cookies?
Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can also choose not to accept them. It is recommended not to disable this function, since this may prevent you from moving freely from page to page and enjoy all the features of the Site.
If you do not wish your computer or device or system to receive and store cookies, you can modify the security settings of your browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari, etc..). In any event, we invite you to note that certain sections of the Site may be used to their full capacity only if your browser accepts cookies; conversely, you will not be able to add products to your kart or purchase them (for example). Accordingly, your decision to remove and not accept cookies may have a negative impact on your visit of the Site.
If you wish to change your cookies settings, by using the settings of the various browsers, the following are some brief instructions on how to do this operation in the four mostly used browsers:
- Microsoft Internet Explorer
Click the 'Tools' icon in the upper right corner and select 'Internet Options'. In the pop-up window select 'Privacy'. Here you can adjust the settings of your cookies.
- Google Chrome
Click the 'wrench' icon in the upper right corner and select 'Settings'. Now select “Under the hood" and change the settings in the 'Privacy' section.
- Mozilla Firefox
From the pull-down menu in the upper left corner, select 'Options'. In the pop-up window select 'Privacy'. Here you can adjust the settings of your cookies.
From the pull-down menu in the upper right corner, select 'Preferences'. Select 'Security' and from here you can adjust the settings of your cookies.
To find out more about cookies and how to manage or disable third party or marketing/retargeting cookies, visit www.youronlinechoices.com
To disable analytical cookies and prevent Google Analytics from collecting your navigation data, you can download the browser add-on to disable Google Analytics: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Rights in respect of your Personal Data:
You may, at any time and without formalities, exercise your rights under articles 15-22 of GDPR 679/2016 (entirely reproduced below, for the sake of clarity), by contacting the Data Controller at its address above and/or at e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org
By continuing to navigate the Site without blocking cookies by means of the procedures described in this informative notice on, you consent to the installation of cookies.
At any time, the interested party may exercise the right to:
- request confirmation of the existence or otherwise of personal data.
- obtain information about the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be communicated and, when possible, the storage period.
- obtain the correction and deletion of data.
- obtain the treatment limitation.
- obtain the portability of the data, that is, receive them from a data controller, in a structured format, commonly used and readable by an automatic device, and transmit them to another data controller without hindrance.
- object to the processing at any time and also in the case of processing for direct marketing purposes.
- oppose an automated decision-making process relating to natural persons, including profiling.
- propose a complaint to the Italian Data Protection Authority.