Disclosure statement according to the Directive on Electronic Communications and the Provisions issued by the Italian Data Protection Authority on 8 May 2014, n. 229.

COOKIE 

What are cookies?

A cookie is a simple text file which is saved to a user’s computer or mobile device from the server of a website. It may be read or recovered by that same website server. It contains some information which allows the website to remember, for example, user preferences or products in his/her shopping cart. The Directive on Electronic Communications and the Provisions issued by the Italian Data Protection Authority on 8 May 2014, n. 229, on the “Identification of simplifying procedures for informing on and obtaining consent for the use of cookies” establish that the use of cookies is allowed only with the user’s consent (http://www.garanteprivacy.it/web/guest/home/docweb/-/docweb-display/export/3118884).

Why do we use cookies?

We’re always looking for ways to improve our website and to make it easier for our customers to get to know our products while bettering their experience on our site. To do so, it’s important for us to understand how you use our site. Cookies record the types of browsers used and they save user preferences, such as language and country. Lastly, cookies allow you to rank web pages. A few of the cookies that we use are session cookies, which disappear when you close the browser, while others are persistent (or stored) cookies which are saved on your computer for a longer amount of time.

Types of cookies used

We’ve classified the cookies we use according to their purpose:

TECHNICAL cookies:

Persistent

THIRD PARTY cookies:

Google Analytics

Google Maps

Google+

Facebook

a) PERSISTENT COOKIES

Persistent cookies (or stored or permanent cookies) remain saved to the user’s computer even after closing the web browser. They’re used to archive information, such as user names and passwords, so that the user doesn’t have to re-enter them every time s/he visits a specific site. Permanent cookies can remain in the user’s computer for days, months or even years.
We use persistent cookies to:
Avoid showing the cookie notification banner to users who have already seen it and accepted the use of cookies by clicking “Accept” or by continuing to browse the page.

cookie name source duration description
lmi_229 lmi-srl.it 30 days This cookie is used to store the acceptance of cookie use for users who have agreed to it by clicking the “Close” button or by browsing the site after seeing the cookie use notice.
b) THIRD PARTY COOKIES

Third party cookies are connected to services provided by third parties, such as “like” and “share” buttons and they monitor the effectiveness of such an advertisement. The third party supplies these services in exchange for information relating to the user’s visit to the site. They may use the information related to the user’s visit to:
display the advertisement to the user on other websites;
provide the advertising company with information on your visit so that they can then show you advertisements which you may be interested in;
monitor the number of users and their behaviour on the site;
monitor the type of reference used by the visitor to reach the site, be it directly, by a link, by a search engine, or an advertising campaign such as an advert or a link found in an email;
distinguish different users.
Third party cookie providers are also required to respect all applicable laws. For that reason, please refer to the links of the website belonging to the third party, in which the user can find the forms used to give consent to cookies and any disclosures related to them. If said services are provided by indirect contact with the third party, the user must link to the websites of those who act as intermediaries between us and the third parties. We use third party cookies to: redirect the user to visit our Facebook and Google+ pages and to view Google maps.

Here’s a list of the above mentioned cookies:

cookie name source duration description
SID, SAPISID, APISID, SSID, HSID, NID, GAPS google.com 2 years Required for the third-party service of Google Maps. These cookies are used by Google to save the user’s preferences and data each time s/he visits web pages containing maps provided by Google Maps. These cookies contain sufficient information to make tracking possible. They’re used only on the pages where Google maps is present.
GOOGLE_ABUSE_EXEMPTION, GoogleAccountsLocale_session, S google.com until the browser is closed Required for the third-party service of Google Maps. These cookies are used by Google to save the user’s preferences and data each time s/he visits web pages containing maps provided by Google Maps. These cookies contain sufficient information to make tracking possible. They’re used only on the pages where Google maps is present.
GMAIL_RTT google.com until the browser is closed Use of the Google+ button to allow visitors to share website pages on Google+.
OGPC google.com 55 days Persistent cookies. Saves the user’s preferences and data each time that s/he visits web pages containing maps provided by Google Maps.
LSID google.com 2 years Cookies related to Google services.

For information on how to deactivate Google’s cookies, please read Google’s Ad Preferences page at: http://www.google.com/settings/ads.
As an alternative, please read the deactivation page from the Network Advertising Initiative http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp

b.1) ANALYTICS COOKIES

Analytics cookies are combined with the technical cookies when used directly by the webmaster, to collect information, in an aggregated form, on the number of users and how they visit the site itself. Such anonymous cookies gather information on how the website is used and allow the website’s owner to better get to know the users and to improve the website’s functionality (for example: the pages visited, the errors users might come across, how many users are using the services so as to provide the necessary capacity for quick navigation). These cookies are managed for us by a third party (Google Analytics), but we do not allow the third party to use the cookies for purposes other than that listed above. To manage your consent for their use, please refer to the third party’s cookie section. The user’s consent is not required to install these cookies.
We use analytics cookies to: Provide statistics on how our website is used and to help us improve the site, recording any errors which may arise.

cookie name source duration description
__utma google.com 2 years This cookie is used to identify unique visitors to the site and is updated each time the page is viewed.
__utmc google.com alla chiusura del browser This cookie is no longer used by the ga.js monitoring code to determine the session’s status
__utmz google.com 6 MONTHS This cookie saves the type of reference used by the visitor to reach the site: directly, through a link, a search on the website, or an advertising campaign, including an advert or a link in an email. It is used to calculate the traffic coming from search engines, advertising campaigns and navigation within the website.
_ga google.com 2 years This cookie is used to distinguish between users. It does not contain any personal information.
_gat google.com 10 minutes This cookie is used only for statistical analysis.

Users who wish to block the installation of cookies relating to Google Analytics on their device can download and install the browser add-on to deactivate Google Analytics from https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. The add-on was developed by Google and instructions are supplied on the linked page. For more information on regulations relating to privacy adopted by Google Analytics, please visit the following url: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en-GB. Lastly, for more information on regulations relating to Google Analytics’ advertising features, please visit: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2700409.

BROWSER SETTINGS:

HOW DO I MANAGE THE USE OF COOKIES?

The “Guide” section of the your browser should provide assistance as to how to configure your cookie settings. If you want to block cookies, you can set your browser so that you are informed as to when they are sent.

It is also possible to delete the cookies already installed on your device at any moment, through the browser settings:
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies#
Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en
Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH19214?locale=it_IT&viewlocale=en_US
Mozila Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/it/products/firefox/protect-your-privacy
Opera: http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/
To learn more about how to delete cookies through your browser, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=2

You can find further information about cookies at the following websites:
http://www.allaboutcookie.org
http://www.aboutcookies.org
http://www.youronlinechoices.eu
For more information about the technology used on our website, please write us at info@lmi-srl.it