This Cookies Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy so you can understand what type of Cookies we use, the information we collect using Cookies and how that information is used.
Please read our Information about Cookies to understand with greater detail the Cookies and similar devices that we use, their purpose and other information of interest.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A Cookie is a small text files that a website stores on your PC, telephone or any other device, with information about your navigation on that website. Cookies are necessary to facilitate browsing and to make it more user-friendly, and they do not damage your computer.
There are different types of Cookies. Some Cookies come directly from our website and others come from third parties which place cookies on our website.
Cookies can be stored for varying lengths of time on your browser or device. Session Cookies are deleted from your computer or device when you close your web-browser. Persistent Cookies will remain stored on your computer or device until deleted or until they reach their expiry date.
4 varieties of Cookies which operate on our website:
- The essentials
some Cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our website; for example, these Cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely; without these Cookies, some parts of our website just won’t work as they should;
- The customizers
these Cookies (also called functional cookies) allow our site to remember your preferences, helping you to customize your experience on our website; that way we can remember you when you return to our website;
- The performance improvers
these Cookies tell us about how you use the website and they help us to make it better; for example these Cookies count the number of visitors to our website and see how visitors move around when they are using it; this helps us to improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring that users find what they are looking for easily;
- The targeters
these Cookies (also called advertising cookies) are used to deliver advertised content which is relevant to you and they can be used to track the effectiveness of our ad campaigns on third party websites; these Cookies are placed on our website by our third party service providers and they may remember your web browsing activity and may be used to understand about your demographics, such as age and gender; only anonymized information is captured and used and the purpose is to provide you with content which is relevant to you;
WHAT ARE COOKIES USED FOR ON THIS WEBSITE?
Cookies are an essential part of how our website works. The main purpose of our Cookies is to improve your browsing experience. For example, they are used to remember your preferences (language, country, etc.) while browsing and on future visits.
The information collected by the Cookies also enables us to improve the site by estimating numbers and patterns of use, the suitability of the website to the individual interests of the users, quicker searches, etc.
WHAT ARE COOKIES NOT USED FOR ON THIS WEBSITE?
We do not store sensitive personal information, such as your address, your password, your credit or debit card data, etc. in the Cookies we use.
WHO USES THE INFORMATION STORED IN COOKIES?
The information stored in the Cookies from our website is used exclusively by us, except for those identified below as "third-party cookies", which are used and managed by external entities to provide services requested by us to improve our services and the experience of the user when browsing our website.
The main services for which these "third-party cookies" are used are to obtain access statistics and to guarantee the payment transactions that are carried out.
HOW CAN I AVOID USING COOKIES ON THIS WEBSITE?
WHICH PARTICULAR COOKIES DOES THIS WEBSITE USE?
The main Cookies on our website are essentials and customizers. They allow you to navigate our website, log-in, add products to your basket, set the language settings, display the correct page for the device you are using, verify your details when you make an order and they allow us to process payment for an order.
If you choose to block these Cookies our website may not work as it should and any preferences you have may be lost.
Below shows the Cookies, tags and other similar devices used by this website, together with information on the purpose of each one of them.
Technical and personalization Cookies: for identification and authentication, browsing, interface customization, favorites…
These Cookies are used to identify the user during the session, prevent the user from repeating login processes on the website, speed up certain procedures on the website, remember the selections made during the session or on subsequent visits, remember the pages that they already visited, etc.
- User identification
they are used to identify and authenticate the user; they also contain the technical data from the user's session such as, for example, waiting time for connection, session identifier, etc.;
- Session identifier
they are used to identify the http session of the user; they are common in all web applications to identify user requests during a session;
- Navigational status
they allow the user's navigation status to be identified (start of the session, first page, first access, scroll status, state of voting, etc.);
- User selections
they store the session values chosen by the user, such as the store, language, currency, products, size, etc.;
- Favorites and last selections
they allow the user's favorite selections to be remembered (stores, for example) as well as their last selections (stores, products, cookies installation consent, etc.) in later web sessions;
- Shopping basket
they store information about the mini shopping basket, such as the identification details of the user associated with the aforementioned basket;
they allow changes to be processed between secure (https) and non-secure (http) domains (protocol);
Cookies for navigation analysis
These Cookies obtain generic information about the user’s access to the website (not to the content itself) in order to subsequently provide us with aggregated information about these accesses for statistical purposes.
Cookies for purchasing analysis
These Cookies make it possible to collect information on the device from which the purchase was made on this website, to verify that the transactions provide sufficient guarantees to the customers. These Cookies never include sensitive information, such as card details.
CHANGES TO THE COOKIES POLICY
We may update this Policy from time to time. If we make significant changes we will let you know but please regularly check this Policy to ensure you are aware of the most updated version.