1. What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that the sites visited by users send to their terminals, where they are stored before being re-transmitted to the same sites on the next visit. The so-called "third party" cookies are, on the other hand, set by a website other than the one the user is visiting. This is because on each site there may be elements (images, maps, sounds, specific links to web pages of other domains, etc.) that reside on servers other than that of the site visited.
2. What are cookies used for?
Cookies are used for different purposes: execution of computer authentication, session monitoring, storage of information on specific configurations regarding users who access the server, storage of preferences, etc.
3. What are "technical" cookies?
These are cookies that are used to browse or provide a service requested by the user. They are not used for other purposes and are normally installed directly by the website owner. Without the use of these cookies, some operations could not be carried out or would be more complex and / or less secure, such as home banking activities (viewing the account statement, bank transfers, bill payment, etc.), for such as cookies, which allow the identification of the user to be made and maintained during the session, are indispensable.
4. Are analytics cookies "technical" cookies?
No. The Guarantor (see provision of 8 May 2014) specified that they can be assimilated to technical cookies only if used for the purpose of optimizing the site directly by the owner of the site itself, who can collect information in aggregate form on the number of users. and how they visit the site. Under these conditions, the same rules apply to analytics cookies, in terms of information and consent, provided for technical cookies.
5. What are "profiling" cookies?
These are cookies used to track the user's navigation on the network and create profiles on his tastes, habits, choices, etc. With these cookies, advertising messages can be transmitted to the user's terminal in line with the preferences already expressed by the same user while browsing online.
6. Is the user's consent necessary for the installation of cookies on his terminal?
It depends on the purposes for which the cookies are used and, therefore, if they are "technical" or "profiling" cookies. Users' consent is not required for the installation of technical cookies, while the information must be given (Article 13 of the Privacy Code). Profiling cookies, on the other hand, can be installed on the user's terminal only if they have given their consent after being informed in a simplified manner.
7. How does the owner of the site have to provide the simplified information and request consent to the use of profiling cookies?
8. How should the banner be created?
The banner must be large enough to partially cover the content of the web page the user is visiting. It must be able to be eliminated only through an active user intervention, i.e. through the selection of an element contained in the page below.
9. What information must the banner contain?
10. How can the acquisition of consent made through the use of the banner be documented?
To keep track of the consent acquired, the owner of the site can use a specific technical cookie, a system that is not particularly invasive and does not require further consent. In the presence of this "documentation", it is not necessary for the brief information to be re-proposed on the user's second visit to the site, without prejudice to the possibility for the latter to deny consent and / or modify, at any time and in a manner easy, your options, for example by accessing the extended information, which must therefore be linkable from every page of the site.
No. The owners of the sites always have the possibility of resorting to methods other than that identified by the Guarantor in the provision indicated above, provided that the methods chosen meet all the validity requirements of the consent required by law.
12. Does the obligation to use the banner also affect the owners of sites that use only technical cookies?
13. What should the "extended" information indicate?
It must contain all the elements required by law, analytically describe the characteristics and purposes of the cookies installed by the site and allow the user to select / deselect individual cookies. It must include the updated link to the information and consent forms of third parties with which the owner has entered into agreements for the installation of cookies through its site. Finally, it must recall the possibility for the user to express their cookie options also through the settings of the browser used.
The owner of the website who installs profiling cookies. For third-party cookies installed through the site, the disclosure and consent obligations are imposed on third parties, but the owner of the site, as a technical intermediary between them and the users, is required to include the updated links in the "extended" information to the information and consent forms of the third parties themselves.
Profiling cookies, which usually persist over time, are subject to the notification obligation, while cookies that have different purposes and fall into the category of technical cookies, do not have to be notified to the Guarantor.
16. When do the measures prescribed by the Guarantor come into force with the provision of 8 May 2014?
The Guarantor has provided for a transitional period of one year starting from the publication of the provision in the Official Gazette to allow interested parties to comply. This period will end on 2 June 2015.
Meaning of Cookies: these are portions of code, installed in the browser used by the User
When the installation of these Cookies takes place on the basis of the consent expressed by the User, this consent can be revoked freely and at any time.
Examples of cookies among those treated: those to set the language, or currency, or for the management of statistics.
Other cookies can be used by third party services (example: Google Analytics) which, even without the knowledge of the owner, could perform user tracking activities.
Express consent to the installation of Cookies
The User has the full right to manage preferences relating to Cookies directly in the settings of the browser he uses to access the site, also preventing the cookies themselves from being installed.
Also through the browser settings it is possible to delete the Cookies installed in the past, including the Cookie in which the consent to the installation of Cookies by this site is eventually saved.
These cookies, also cache cookies, are set by Google Analytics and are used in order to collect information on how visitors use the site, including the number of visitors, the sites of origin and the pages visited on our website. . We use this information to compile reports and to improve our website; this allows us, for example, to know any errors detected by users and to ensure immediate navigation, to easily find what they are looking for. In general, these cookies remain on the visitor's computer until they are deleted.
Furthermore, the Facebook Pixel cookie is installed which allows M&G Consulting Srls to monitor the conversions that occur on its website as a result of the advertisements it is running on Facebook. For example, in the event that you wish to monitor subscriptions to a particular campaign advertised on Facebook, the cookie communicates to Facebook every time a user has concluded a particular campaign on the M&G Consulting website. Facebook compares the conversion event with the group of people to whom the advertisement was shown or who clicked on it, in order to provide M&G Consulting with information that helps it understand the return on investment for its advertising spending. M&G Consulting does not use this cookie for the purpose of profiling the interested party but only for statistical purposes.
Finally, the Google Adwords / Doubleclick conversion Pixel cookie is used by M&G Consulting does not use this cookie for the purpose of profiling the interested party but only for statistical purposes, to know which keywords generate the most clicks on Google and conversions into services. requested by M&G Consulting (e.g. adhesion to campaigns). This tool indicates what happened after users clicked on your ad in Google, for example if they joined a campaign. Thanks to this information, M&G Consulting identifies the most effective keywords for its business. M&G Consulting does not use this cookie for the purpose of profiling the interested party, but only in an aggregate manner for statistical purposes.
How to check or delete cookies
You can block cookies by following the instructions provided by your browser (usually found in the "Help", "Tools or" Edit "menus). Disabling a cookie or a category of cookies does not delete them from the browser. Therefore, this operation must be carried out directly in the browser.
If you want to delete, disable or restore the cookies on your computer, you can use the cookie configuration pages made available by any third-party content providers, or through the user's browser options.
Below is a list of instructions for managing cookies in relation to the most popular browsers:
If you use a mobile device, you should refer to its instruction manual to find out how to manage cookies.
For more information on cookies, including how to view those that have been set on your device, how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org .
Cookies previously set
If the user has disabled one or more cookies, we would still be able to use the information collected before such disabling made through preferences. However, starting from that moment, we will cease to use disabled cookies to collect further information.
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The installation of Cookies and other tracking systems operated by third parties cannot be monitored by the Owner, therefore any specific reference to Cookies and tracking systems installed by third parties is purely indicative.
Legend of the collected data
Personal Data means any information that directly or indirectly identifies a natural person.
Usage Data, is information collected automatically through this website (or from third party applications integrated into it). These include: IP addresses, access times, access method, place of origin, type of browser or operating system used by the user / visitor, time spent on each page, sequence of pages consulted.
The User is the natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.
The Data Processor (or Manager) is the natural or legal person who processes personal data.
Cookies are fragments of data stored in the User's device.
This privacy statement is drafted on the basis of multiple legislative systems, including articles 13 and 14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679.