- Process Method
- Consequences of Process Refusal
The following expressions conventionally indicated with a capital letter ( whether singular or plural )have the following meaning:
- Surfer: Whoever browses the website and can take advantage of the services offered by the Controller
- Cookie: By cookie we mean a file composed of a single text line that can be temporarily stored in the computer memory of the Surfer ( session or temporary cookies) and is positioned on the hard drive through a web page server ( ‘Durable’ cookie.)
- Data: Anonymous browsing data of the Surfer, better specified below;
- Google Analytics: web analysis service supplied by the company Google Inc. (”Google”)
3. Process Method
Controller Durable Cookies are not utilized on the website because the website does not allow authentication procedures, sales, that is, it does not carry out any activity of personalizing the information offered to the surfers.
b) Controller Cookies Use
The website uses the following Controller temporary session Cookies :Jsession ID- duration :end of session browsing-description: this cookie is used to determine the user browsing session.
c) Cookies Use by Third Partiies.
_utma-2 years.This cookie is used to determine only the visitors to our website and is updated on each page viewed
_utma-30 minutes.This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session on the website.
_utmc- End of browsing session-This cookie is no longer used by the trace code ga.js to determine the session status. Historically this cookie worked in conjunction with the _utmb cookie to establish whether or not to restart a new session for the user. Still active for retrospective compatibility.
_utmz-6 months. This cookie files the reference type used by the visitor to reach the website,that is, through a direct method, reference link, a search engine or an advertising campaign such as an advert or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, advertising campaigns and the pages browsed within the website.
Session Cookies are used to allow the efficient exploration of the website to determine the browsing session and to manage the display of the disclosure message regarding cookies and the subsequent choice of the Surfer. Furthermore the data generated by the Cookies are utilized by the Controller as an auxiliary instrument for analysis activity and the internal monitoring of traffic generated by the Surfers, (access and pages viewed in particuar) and to also help determine possible improvements in terms of operation and browsing.
Session Cookies are strictly limited to the transmission of session data identification established by random numbers by the server that do not allow any personal identification of single Surfers. Through Google Analytics, Cookies are treated in an anonumous manner, without directly acquiring personal identification data of the Surfer, that is, the following Data: IP address ( that also allows geographical location), time and origin of the visits, possible past visits by the same surfer and other parameters concerning the operating system, computer environment and devices used by the surfer.
The session cookies are not memorized in a constant manner by the Surfer computer and disappear when the browser is shut down.The data genetated by Google Analytics is stored by Google as indicated in the disclosure available at page : https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
4.Consequences of Process Refusal
- The disabling of the Google Analytics Cookies does not significantly limit the useability of the website, however it does hinder the Controller in the pursuit of the aims described above.