- WHAT ARE COOKIES
Cookies consist of small portions of text (letters and/or numbers) installed in the browser and sent from the website visited to the device used by the visitor (computer, tablet, smartphone). The purpose of cookies is to ensure the best possible experience for the user when he visits a website several times. In particular, cookies: allow for efficient navigation from one page to another of the website and the saving of preferences entered (eg language preference or other online settings), avoid users having to enter the same information several times during a visit (such as user name and password), measure how users engage with the site to optimize their browsing experience and the services themselves and deliver relevant information and advertisements based on the interests and browsing patterns demonstrated by users.
According to the previously described purposes, some cookies may require the user’s explicit consent. Explicitly given consent for the installation of cookies can be freely revoked by the user at any time by following the instructions contained in this document.
Some of the functions of cookies can also be carried out by other tecnological means. In this document, the term ‘cookie’ refers to both cookies and to all similar technologies (such as, for example, web beacons).
- TYPES OF COOKIES AND THEIR USE ON OUR WEBSITE
Several types of cookies can be distinguished:
- OTHER TYPES OF COOKIES OR THIRD-PARTY TOOLS THAT MAY INSTALL THEM
Cookies can be first or third party, where “first party” means cookies developed by the owner of the site and “third party” means cookies developed by others. In the case of third-party cookies, the site technically has no direct control of individual cookies. However, users can manage these cookies through the browser settings (as indicated below) or by consulting some of the sites indicated in the “Managing cookies” section. For detailed information on individual cookies, their use and how to manage consent, users are invited to check on the site of the third party indicated below.
3.1 Cookies used to allow statistical analysis. This type of cookie allows the data controller to monitor and analyze the traffic of data and is used to keep track of user’s behavior for statistical purposes.
3.2 Cookies used to allow the functionality of social media. This type of cookie allows users to share the contents of Youontour.it through their favorite social networks. These cookies are installed by websites of third parties that offer their functionality through the plugins and/or buttons hosted on the pages.
- PERSISTENCE OF COOKIES
Some cookies (session cookies) remain active only until the browser is closed or when the logout command is executed. Other cookies “survive” when the browser is closed and are also available in subsequent visits by the user. These cookies are called persistent and their duration is set by the server when they are created. In some cases a deadline is set, in other cases the duration is unlimited. The IT systems used for Youontour.it use both temporary and permanent cookies. Browsing on the pages of Youontour.it you can interact with sites managed by third parties that can create or modify permanent cookies and profiling marketing.
- MANAGEMENT OF COOKIES
In addition to what is indicated in this document, users can manage preferences related to cookies directly within their browser and prevent, for example, the installation of cookies by third parties. Through the preferences of the browser it is also 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. Users can find information on how to manage cookies by searching with browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari e Microsoft Internet Explorer.
- ACCEPTANCE AND WAIVER OF COOKIES
Last update: 02/11/2018