Extended information notice on the use of cookies

This Cookies Policy explains how the website www.depoda.it/en adopts cookies and, furthermore, provides guidance as to how cookies can be managed. This Cookies Policy forms part of the Privacy Policy, which describes De Poda Spa company’s data handling practices. By continuing to browse or use the website, visitors agree to the use of cookies as described in this Cookies Policy.

Cookies and other technologies

Cookies will be stored on the device – computer, smartphone or tablet – when users visit this website, according to the purposes described. Cookies are small text files, which are stored on hard drive in connection with the browser software and collect specific information that the website is able to read in the moment in which it is seen at a later time. Cookies cannot execute programmes or transmit viruses to users’ computer. They simply serve the purpose of making the overall internet offering more user-friendly and effective. There are various types of cookie, depending on their characteristics and functions, and these may remain stored on the computer or mobile device for different periods of time:
Session cookies: they are stored on the device for purely technical and functional requirements, for the transmission of session identifiers required to enable a safe and efficient site; they are deleted at the end of the session when the browser is closed.
Persistent cookies: they remain stored on device’s hard drive until they expire or cancellation. Users have the option to delete all stored cookies at any time via the setting options of the browser.
Own cookies: they are generated and managed directly by the manager of the website where user is navigating.
Third party cookies: they are generated and managed by persons other than the manager of the website where user is navigating.
This website uses first-party technical cookies, third-party cookies and other similar technologies, as described below.

Technical cookies

Technical cookies are cookies enabling users to browse on the website or to enjoy its basic features. These cookies are installed automatically on device as a result of the access to the website and do not require any specific consent. Technical cookies used by the website include:
Navigation cookies: they guarantee normal navigation and use of the website, through different options or service.
Functional Cookies: they are used to save preferences and facilitate the browsing experience based on a set of selected criteria (for example, language, browser type, etc.); they also memorise certain settings such as language selection and cookies consent.

Analytics cookies

These cookies, also known as Performance cookies, collect standard information in aggregate form on the number of users and on how they visit the website, such as information on which pages or sections are most viewed. De Poda Spa use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., for the purpose of tracking and examining the use of this website, compiling reports and sharing them with other services developed by Google. Through a couple of cookies, one permanent cookie and one session cookie (which expires once browser is closed), Google Analytics also registers the time when user accesses and leaves the site. They are anonymized tracking cookies: no information on the users’ ID is collected, or any personal data. Full details of the cookies which Google Analytics uses can be found in Cookies & Google Analytics in documentation for Google’s Analytics tracking code. Users are also encouraged to read Google’s Privacy Policy for Google Analytics. To opt out of Google Analytics tracking users may wish to consider downloading and installing the plugin Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

Displaying content from external platforms

These services allow content hosted on external platforms to be viewed directly from the pages of this website and also allow interaction with them. In the case where a service of this type is installed, it is possible, even in the case where users not use the service, for it to collect traffic data relating to the pages in which it is installed. In particular:
Google Maps: it is a service for displaying maps run by Google Inc. (Privacy Policy).
Vimeo: it is a video content viewing service run by Vimeo, LLC (Privacy Policy).

Users’ choices, including Opt-Outs

According to current legislation, express consent is not always required to use cookies. In particular, technical cookies do not require this consent. These cookies are indispensable for operation of the site or required to perform activities requested. On the first visit to this site, users’ consensus is collected through a banner that indicates some mandatory information about cookies usage and shows the link to this extended information. Continuing browsing users accept the default settings. In order to avoid hitting the banner at every access, the website uses a cookie called “cookie_notice_accepted”, which recalls the expressed preferences and expires after 6 months.
Users can manage cookie preferences directly from within the browser and prevent – for example – third parties from installing them. Through browser settings users can also delete cookies installed in the past, including the cookie which possibly saves the consent to the installation of cookies by this website. It is important to note that disabling all cookies, the operation of this website may be compromised. More information about how to manage cookies in your browser at the following addresses:
Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
Apple Safari
Microsoft Windows Explorer
Notwithstanding the above, users may use Your Online Choices, an online service provided by EDAA (European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance) through which it is possible to opt-out of cookies from companies that participate in the EDAA’s opt-out scheme, or NAI Consumer Opt Out, provided by NAI (Network Advertising Initiative).