INFORMATION ON THE MANAGEMENT AND WITHDRAWAL OF CONSENT
“HOTEL VILLA SAN PAOLO S.N.C. di Squarcia – Sabatini”, with legal and operational headquarters at San Paolo Casini S.P. per Certaldo 1 – 53037 San Gimignano (SI) and VAT number 00367450525.
WHAT ARE COOKIES AND WHAT ARE THEY FOR?
Cookies are strings of text that the VILLA SAN PAOLO website or other websites and alternative web services (so-called third-party) position and store inside the device (PC, smartphone or tablet) through the browser. Through such, the user accesses the website in order to identify and recognise the device itself.
Cookies are utilised to facilitate the correct use of the contents of the website visited but can also serve (with the user’s consent) to track navigation for statistical or advertising purposes. Some cookies are deleted when the pages are closed (“session cookies”), whilst others (“persistent cookies”) remain stored with varying retention times depending on the established expiration indicated by the producers of the same.
WHAT TYPE OF COOKIES DOES THIS SITE USE AND FOR WHAT PURPOSE?
Our website utilises various types of cookies, each of which has a specific function. Such categories are listed in the following table:
TECHNICAL COOKIES: (consent not required)
These are necessary to permit browsing on the website and, to this end, memorise the preferences expressed by the user for this purpose, for example regarding the graphics and language settings or the login and consent given regarding data processing. They are also needed to provide the services requested by the user.
This category of cookie allows the Data Controller and third parties to collect aggregate and anonymous information on the utilisation of and interaction with the website (for example, the number of times accessed and time spent browsing, the most visited pages, the devices utilised for access, the area of origin) and to process statistics – also on data regarding other domains, websites or mobile applications attributable to the Data Controller – in order to improve the content.
ANALYTICAL COOKIES: (installed only with consent)
These are managed by the website’s Data Controller, rather than by third parties (such as Google Analytics, for example) to process and provide the Data Controller with aggregate statistical analyses on the user’s utilisation of and interaction with the website. These cookies are capable of identifying the user.
PROFILING COOKIES: (installed only with consent)
These are normally utilised by third-party companies to gather information regarding the preferences expressed by the user in the context of browsing and to process reports intended to be used for targeted advertising and marketing campaigns, the content of which (on the basis of the preferences) can also be reintroduced on other websites. Use of these cookies also makes it possible to identify the user through IDs and codes resulting from the configuration of the devices utilised and to trace specific actions or recurring behavioural patterns back to the user.
MANAGEMENT AND WITHDRAWAL OF CONSENT TO COOKIES
We wish to remind you that the user may withdraw consent to the utilisation of cookies – valid exclusively for the www.villasanpaolo.com website – or at any time manage their expressed preferences.
How can I permanently disable cookies directly from the browser?
Users can set their preferences for the browser utilised in order to permanently disable cookies (until a different configuration is set) via the following links for activating such functions:
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows7/block-enable-or-allow-cookies
For more general information on the operating and profiling techniques of cookies, please visit the EDAA (European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance) website at the address: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/it/.