Cookies are small text files that websites visited by the users send to their terminals (usually to their browser), where they get stored to be transmitted again later to the same websites, whenever the user visits the site again through the same terminal.
The GDPR provides that consent must be expressed, before data processing begins, by means of an unequivocal positive deed with which the interested party expresses the free, specific, informed and unequivocal intention to accept the processing of personal data concerning him . Consent, therefore, unequivocally aimed at accepting cookies, must be made by the user by clicking on an Accept or Reject button or on Preferences to choose which cookies to accept.
Types of cookies
It is the most common one and its duration is limited: it is activated when the user gets into a website and gets cancelled when the users leaves the site. Its goal is to recognize the user browsing between pages of the site, in order to make the system know the browsing it’s about the same user. These cookies do not trigger any privacy problems of the user, because they get cancelled once the user leaves the website or closes the browser window; for their usage it’s not necessary the user consent.
They are the necessary cookie for the correct browsing of a site, and basically match with the session cookie we have previously talked about.
Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
Other types of Cookies or third parties that install Cookies
Some of the services listed below collect statistics in an anonymized and aggregated form and may not require the consent of the User or may be managed directly by the Owner – depending on how they are described – without the help of third parties.
The ownership of elbalink.it, according to current legislation, is not required to seek consent for session and technical cookies, as they are necessary to provide the requested services. For all other types of cookies, consent can be expressed by those browsing the site in the following ways.
- Through the banner set up on the site
- By configuring the browser used or the computer programs used to navigate the site.
- By changing the settings in the use of third-party services.
It is therefore possible to visit the site even without accepting the storage of cookies, just activate the “do not accept cookies” option in the browser. Most browsers accept cookies automatically.
Third Party Trackers
Google Tag Manager (Google Ireland Limited)
Google Tag Manager is a tag management service provided by Google Ireland Limited.
Personal Data processed: Trackers; Usage Data.
Google Analytics 4 (Google Ireland Limited)
Google Analytics 4 is a web analysis service provided by Google Ireland Limited (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
In Google Analytics 4, IP addresses are used at collection time and then discarded before Data is logged in any data center or server. Users can learn more by consulting Google’s official documentation.
Personal Data processed: browser information; city; device information; number of Users; session statistics; Trackers; Usage Data.
YouTube is a Google-owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded on websites, which it aggregates with profile data from other Google services to show targeted advertising to web visitors across a variety of its own and other websites.
Mr. Ferry is a ferry booking service provided by Prenotazioni24 Srl that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its page.
Personal Data processed: Trackers; Usage Data.
How to provide or withdraw consent to the installation of Cookies
In addition to what is specified in this document, the User can manage preferences for Cookies directly from within their own browser and prevent – for example – third parties from installing Cookies. Through browser preferences, it is also possible to delete Cookies installed in the past, including the Cookies that may have saved the initial consent for the installation of Cookies by this website. Users can, for example, find information about how to manage Cookies in the most commonly used browsers at the following addresses: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Microsoft Internet Explorer.
For more information on cookies, on how to manage and disable them, you can visit the site www.youronlinechoices.com.
To prevent Google Analytics from collecting data on your browsing, you can download the App: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.