A - GENERAL INFORMATION ON COOKIE
Cookies are made up of small text files that the websites visited by users send to their terminals, where they are stored, before being re-transmitted to the same websites during subsequent visits. Cookies are used for different purposes, have different characteristics and can be used by the owner of the website as well as by third parties. The main categories of cookies are the following:
session or persistent cookies
technical or profiling cookies
first-party or third-party cookies
SESSION OR PERSISTENT COOKIES
Cookies may expire at the end of a browser session (the period between opening a browser window and closing it) or they can be stored for a longer period of time. Session cookies are those that allow websites to link the actions of a user during a browser session. Session cookies expire when the browser session ends. Persistent cookies are stored on a user’s device between browser sessions, for variable periods of time and allow the user’s preferences or actions on a particular website to be memorized.
TECHNICAL OR PROFILING COOKIES
Technical cookies are those used by the owner of a website with the sole purpose of communicating over an electronic network, or, only if strictly necessary, by the provider of an information society service when explicitly requested by the subscriber or user. For the installation of these cookies it is not required prior consent by the users if cookies are used directly by the website operator.
FIRST-PARTY OR THIRD-PARTY COOKIES
A cookie is “first party” (i.e. first party cookie) or “third party” (i.e. third party cookie) based on the website or the domain it comes from.
First-party cookies are cookies set and managed by the website owner. In this case, the web site owner is responsible for the information, the acquisition of any prior consent and/or the possible blocking of cookies.
Third-party cookies are cookies set by a domain other than the one visited by the user. In this case, the obligation of information and indication of how to consent and/or block cookies is up to the third party, while the owner of the website is only required to include a link to the website of such third party where these elements are available.
B - USE OF THE COOKIES BY THE WEBSITE
Herewith, the owner of the website, Comes Design Studio, VAT NUMBER ..........., firstname.lastname@example.org (hereinafter, “OWNER”), provides information on cookies used by https://comesdesignstudio.com/ (“WEBSITE”) and instructions on how to set user’s preferences on cookies.
FIRST PARTY COOKIES
First-party cookies used by the Owner on the Website are of technical nature and can be divided into the following sub-categories:
navigation cookies, by which the user can save her/his browsing preferences and optimize the user’s browsing experience
functionality cookies, used to activate specific functions of the Website and necessary to provide the service or improve it
More precisely, the Website uses numeric type cookies, composed of an ID to identify the user and a key to certify that the user belongs to the internal database. Without these cookies, the website could not function properly.
As specified in the previous paragraph, these cookies are of technical nature and therefore do not require the prior consent of the User to be installed and used as it is sufficient to simply provide this information.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES
This Website uses also cookies managed by third parties (third-party cookies). Below are some indications and links to the privacy policies and consent forms of each third party.
It is the responsibility of the third party to give appropriate information on the processing performed and to provide information to users on how to block the cookies used.
TYPES OF COOKIE USED BY THE WEBSITE
TECHNICAL COOKIES The Website uses technical cookies to permit the recognition of users who come back to browse the Website and its data, so that they will not need to enter the same information over and over again.
The user’s prior consent is not required before these cookies can be installed and used.
The following technical cookies are used on the Website.
BROWSING OR SESSION COOKIES permit ordinary browsing and use of the Website. For example, they allow users to make a purchase or log on to access restricted areas. These cookies are necessary for optimal use of the Website.
Technical cookies, while not requiring the user’s prior consent to be installed and used, can be managed by the user through browser settings (see the section on “How to manage cookie settings”). Deleting them could, however, affect proper functioning of the Website.
ANALYTICS COOKIES, acquired for statistical information are based on the number of users browsing the Website and their browsing methods. This information is processed in aggregate, anonymous form. The Website uses third-party analytics cookies, a description of which is contained in the table appearing in the paragraph entitled “Third-party cookies”.
COOKIES USED ON THE SITE: cookie permission
CHARACTERISTICS AND PURPOSES OF COOKIES: cookie banner
PERSISTENCE OF COOKIES: acceptance cookies1 year
The Website uses third-party analytics cookies, a description of which is mentioned above appearing in the paragraph entitled “Third-party cookies”.
The Website has a number of third-party cookies installed.
The Website does not have direct control over third-party cookies (it cannot install them directly nor delete them). Users may, however, manage these cookies and withhold consent for their use through their browser settings, as described the section on “How to manage cookie settings” below, or by going to the links given in the table below.
The table below contains information on the third parties who install the cookies, the third-party cookies installed by the Website, their features and purposes, links to their privacy notices, and links to the methods to be used for deactivating third-party cookies or consent forms that may be used to deactivate them.
1. Google Tag Manager
2. Google Tag Manager
3. Google Tag Manager
THIRD-PARTY COOKIES USED ON THE WEBSITE
FEATURES AND PURPOSES OF COOKIES USED ON THE WEBSITE
1. Used to distinguish users
2. Used to distinguish users
3. Used to throttle request rate
PERSISTENCE OF COOKIES
1. 2 years
2. 24 hours
3. 1 minute
LINK TO PRIVACY NOTICE
C - MANAGING COOKIE SETTINGS
MANAGING COOKIE SETTINGS
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=it
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Gestione%20dei%20cookie
Apple Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH19214?locale=it_IT
Microsoft Windows Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies
The user may at any moment select her/his preferences in the http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ by activating or disabling the single cookie category.