WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are information placed on your browser when you visit a website or use a social network with your pc, smartphone or tablet. Each cookie contains various data such as, for example, the name of the server from which it came, a numeric identifier, etc. Cookies may remain in the system for the duration of a session (i.e., until you close the browser you are using to browse the web) or for long periods and may contain a unique identification code.
WHAT ARE COOKIES FOR?
Some cookies are used to perform computer authentication, session tracking, and storage of specific information about users accessing a web page.
These cookies, the so-called technical cookies, are often useful because they can make web browsing and enjoyment faster and quicker, as they intervene, for example, to facilitate certain procedures when you shop online, when you log in to restricted areas, or when a website automatically recognizes the language you usually use.
A particular type of cookies, called analytics, is used by Web site operators to collect information – in aggregate form – about the number of users and how they visit the site itself, and to generate general statistics about the service and its use.
Other cookies, which are not used on this site, may instead be used to monitor and profile users while they are browsing, study their movements and web browsing or consumption habits (what they buy, what they read, etc.) for the purpose of sending targeted and personalized service advertisements (so-called Behavioural Advertising). These are profiling cookies.
A web page may contain cookies from other sites as well as contents in various elements hosted on the page itself, such as banner ads, images, videos, etc.
These are the so-called third-party cookies.
COOKIES USED ON THIS SITE
Cookies are necessary for the site to function properly, but also to provide a better user experience. These are:
Technical and performance cookies. They are essential and it is not possible to disable them;
Third-party cookies that you can disable (as illustrated below)
Technical and performance cookies
These Cookies are essential for the generation of the web pages of the site as well as for the navigation and technical operation of the site itself.
Site performance management and analysis cookies which are used to collect information about how users use a website, e.g., which pages are most visited, whether error messages have been generated from web pages. This information is collected in aggregate form and is therefore anonymous.
Cookies for feature management and analysis. This type of cookie allows the site to remember choices made by the user within our site and to provide advanced customized features. For example, they can be used to remember changes made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages where intended. They can also be used to provide services requested by the visitor, such as watching a video. The information collected by these types of cookies is anonymized and cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
This site also brokers third-party cookies (such as buttons for social networks), used in order to provide additional services and functions to visitors.
CRIK CROK S.r.l. has no control over this type of cookies, which are in fact managed entirely by third parties.
For this reason, as the publisher of the site, our business does not receive any information from the respective third-party providers or service concessionaires regarding any data retrieved from them.
Therefore, we recommend that you read the privacy policies provided directly by the third parties on the pages listed below:
Google Inc. For information about Google’s use of the data and its processing, we
Google Analytics. Used to analyze users’ use of the site, compile reports on site activity and users’ behavior, check how often users visit the site, how the site is tracked, and which pages are visited most frequently. The information is combined with information collected from other sites in order to create a comparative picture of site usage against other sites in the same category.
The data collected do not allow personal identification of users, and are not cross-referenced with other information about the same person. They are processed in aggregate and anonymized form (truncated to the last octet).
HOW LONG WE KEEP COOKIES
Cookies that are strictly necessary for generating web pages and we keep them for 6 months.
Cookies for analysis and site performance management are kept for 6 months.
Cookies for feature management and analysis are kept for 6 months.
Third-party cookies: please refer to their respective company policies
HOW TO DISABLE COOKIES
In the major browsers’ settings (the software you use to surf the Internet) you can set rules to manage cookies on a site-by-site basis or disable them permanently.
Always keep in mind that disabling them may result in some difficulties in navigation.
Below is a list of links to instructions for managing cookies in the most common browsers:
If the browser you are using is not among those suggested above, select the “Help” function on your browser
to find information on how to proceed or try the following link: AllAboutCookies.org.
We also recommend visiting http://www.youronlinechoices.com/it/ for more information.