Extended information on cookies – COOKIE POLICY

Last update date: 06/02/2019

Pursuant to EU Regulation 2016/679 on the protection of personal data, as well as based on the provisions of the General Provision of the Privacy Guarantor n. 229 of 8 May 2014, Cinius Srl based in Bologna, Via Collamarini n. 25 email privacy@cinius.com, Owner of the processing of personal data, it provides users of the site www.cinius.com with some information relating to the cookies it uses.



What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files, created automatically when accessing a particular site, More specifically, cookies are sent by the server of the website visited to the user’s browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, etc. ), from said browser stored locally on the latter’s computer, to then be retransmitted, at the next visit, to the server of the same site.

Usually a cookie contains the name of the website from which the cookie itself comes, the life span of the cookie (ie how long it will remain on the user’s device) and a value, which is usually a unique number generated randomly. At each subsequent visit the cookies are sent back to the website that originated them (first party cookies).

During navigation, the user may also receive cookies from external sites (third-party cookies) on their terminal, set and used directly by the managers of the latter, in the manner and according to the purposes defined by them. Cookies can remain on the user’s device for long periods or for short periods, depending on their characteristics.


Cookie Types

Session Cookietheir duration corresponds to the browser session and are automatically deleted when the browser is closed.
Persistent Cookiethey are constant and remain stored on the terminal even beyond the browser use session, until the expected expiry date
First-party Cookiethey belong to the visited website, which transmits them directly to the visitor
Third-party Cookiethey come from third party sites than the one visited. The owner of the visited site has no control over them and related information. Their eventual disabling does not affect in any way the navigation. The use of these cookies is governed by the rules established by the third parties, therefore, to manage or disable these cookies, Users must read the privacy policies and information published on the websites of such third parties.


Cookie categories

Technical Cookie

Technical cookies are installed automatically following access to the site and no consent from the interested party is required for their use.

They can be subdivided into:

– Navigation or session cookies: they guarantee the correct functioning of the site and allow users to browse the site and take advantage of its features (for example, they allow you to make a purchase, authenticate to access restricted areas, allow the storage of previous actions or allow to save the user’s session and / or to carry out other activities strictly necessary for the functioning of the site). Their duration corresponds to the browser session and are automatically deleted when the browser is closed.

– Analytical cookies: they help to understand how users interact with the site by providing information on the last page visited, the number of sections and pages visited, the time spent on the site and each story that emerged during navigation, such as for example an error message, and help to understand any difficulty that the user encounters in using the site. This information could be associated with user details such as IP address, domain or browser; however, they are analyzed together with information from other users so as not to identify a particular user with respect to the other These cookies are collected and aggregated anonymously and are used for strictly statistical purposes, without storing any personal user data.

– Functional cookies: allow the site to remember the user’s choices (for example the user name) to provide the latter with a more personalized and optimized navigation. Functional cookies are not essential to the operation of the site, but they improve the quality and the browsing experience. If you do not accept these cookies, the yield and functionality of the site may be lower and access to the site’s content may be limited.

Why do we use cookie?

Cinius Srl use cookie to allow the website to recognize the user’s device and because they have different purposes such as, for example, allowing you to navigate efficiently between pages, facilitate access to services that require authentication, remember favorite sites and, in general , improve the browsing experience. They also help ensure that the advertising content displayed online is more targeted to a user and his interests. Furthermore, cookies are used to compile anonymous aggregate statistics that allow you to understand how users use the site and to improve the structure and content of the sites themselves.


Technical cookies used on the site

Cookie nameDescriptionDurationManagement
cookie_ueTechnical Cookie1 yearOwn Cookie



Profiling Cookie

Profiling cookies monitor and profile users during navigation, studying and storing their options and browsing habits on the site and on the web in general, as well as consumption habits, also for the purpose of sending advertising of targeted and personalized services.

The site manager may use these cookies to remember the sites that the user has visited and share this information with third parties, including agencies and advertisers who may use their cookies to collect information on the activities performed by users on the site.


Third-party profiling cookies used on the site

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social network cookie

“Sharing” (or social network) cookies are necessary to allow the user to interact with the Sites through their social account and are used, for example, to express appreciation and to share it with their social contacts.

When a user uses the site, some cookies not controlled by the site manager may be stored. This happens, for example, if the user visits a page that contains content from a third party website. Consequently, the user will receive cookies from these third-party services. On third-party cookies, the site manager does not have control over the information provided by the cookie and does not have access to such data. This information is totally controlled by third-party companies as described in their respective privacy policies.

social network cookie used on the site

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Provision of data

Except for the technical cookies strictly necessary for navigation, the provision of data is left to the will of the interested party who decides to browse the site after having read, upon access, the brief information contained in the appropriate banner.

To avoid the installation of cookies, you can disable this function through the appropriate functions available on your browser (see, below, the item, “Disabling cookies”)

Acceptance and consent to data processing

Acceptance and consent to the processing of information by means of cookies takes place by viewing the banner on the site, and then closing it, scrolling the page or clicking any element of the page itself or the appropriate “ok” button. If no interaction occurs and the User exits the brief information by closing it or continuing to browse the site, consent is considered to be given for all cookies.


Cookie deactivation

If the user decides to disable cookies, this could affect and / or limit his browsing experience within the Sites, for example he may not be able to visit certain sections of a Site or he may not receive personalized information when visiting the Sites.

The operating modes as well as the options for limiting or blocking cookies can be adjusted by changing the settings of your internet browser. Most internet browsers are initially set to accept cookies automatically, however the user can change these settings to block cookies or to be warned whenever cookies are sent to his device. There are several ways to manage cookies, for this purpose it is necessary to refer to the help screen of your browser to check how to adjust or change the settings of the same. The user can change the default configuration and disable cookies (i.e. block them permanently), by setting the highest level of protection.

Below is the path to follow to manage cookies from the following browsers:

Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows7/block-enable-or-allow-cookies
Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH11913
Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/it-IT/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

If the user uses different devices to view and access the Sites (for example, computers, smartphones, tablets, etc.), they must ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to reflect their cookie preferences. To delete cookies from the Internet browser of your smartphone / tablet, you need to refer to the device’s user manual.

If the user does not wish to receive third-party cookies on his device, he can, through the links below, access the information and consent forms of these third parties and exclude their receipt.

These cookies are not controlled directly by the Site, therefore, to revoke the consent it is necessary to refer to the websites of third parties or refer to the site. http://www.youronlinechoices.com/it/ to obtain information on how to delete or manage cookies based on the browser used and to manage preferences on third-party profiling cookies.

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