Definition of "cookie"
A "cookie" is a text file that can be stored in a dedicated space on the hard disk of the device used by the User (eg. computer, tablet, smartphone, ecc.) during the visits to the Website ferro-met.com with his browser and may be subject to his consent. The cookie allows to identify the device that has saved the cookie itself throughout the period of validity or of registration of the cookie.
During visits to the Website ferro-met.com, information about browsing data received by the User's device may be stored in "cookies" installed on the said device. All technical cookies (navigation, analytical and functionality cookies) hereby used do not require any consent.
The User can change the cookie settings at any time. Below are provided additional information on how cookies settings are managed.
Cookies improve browsing efficiency on the Website and mesure the use of services made by Users, in order to optimize the browsing experience and services.
Types of Cookies used by the Website
This Website uses exclusively the so-called "technical session cookies". This kind of cookies are not permanently stored on the User's computer and will disappear once the browser is closed and their use is strictly limited to transmitting session identifiers (consisting of random numbers generated by the server), which are necessary to allow safe and efficient browsing of the Site and its applications.
Technical session cookies used on this Website do not allow the acquisition of personal identification data of Users.
In order to analyse Users’ browsing and create statistics on their visits, this Website uses Google Analytics.
In any case, Users, by activating the so-called incognito browsing mode, can prevent browser software from accepting cookies.
Cookies for the integration of third-party applications
FERRO-MET S.p.A. can include third-party software applications on his Site, allowing Users to share Website content with other Users or to inform other Users about visiting the Website or about their opinion related to that content. This is the case, in particular, of the buttons "Share" and "Like" for social networks (such as Facebook, Twitter, ecc.). Social networks that provide these buttons could use them to identify the User, even if the User has not clicked on them during the visit on the Website. In fact, this kind of buttons could allow the social network to track traffic on the Website, simply because the User is logged-in to their account on the social network from his device (the so-called "Open Session") during a visit to the Site. FERRO-MET S.p.A. has no control over the process used by social networks to gather information about the visit to the Website or other related personal information. Please refer to the policies of protection of personal data of these social networks in order to understand the purposes for which data are collected through the navigation buttons mentioned, especially with regard to advertising purposes. Social networks policies must be designed to exert Users' personal choice through their own account settings.
Managing of Cookies
Browsers can be configured in order to allow the storage of cookies on Users' devices, to automatically reject them or to reject only some selected cookies. Furthermore, browsers can also be set to display the request for acceptance or rejection of cookies before a cookie is installed.
(A) Cookies acceptance
Users can decide whether to accept the installation of cookies on their device. Users are free to make their choices and to edit them at any time through the browser settings on their device. If browser is set to accept the installation of cookies on the User's device, the cookies used by the visited web pages will be temporarily stored in a dedicated area of User's device. These cookies will only be read by those who issue the cookie.
Pursuant to Article 122 paragraph 2 of Legislative Decree no 196/2003 consent to the use of session cookies is expressed by the person concerned by his setting of the browser used for the Website navigation. Users have the right to communicate at all times to the data manager their will about the data managed through the cookies that the browser itself has agreed.
(B) Refusal of cookies
If Users choose to reject the installation of cookies on their devices, or in the case of removal of cookies already stored, they will not be able to use the functionality required to navigate within some sections of the Website. It is the case, for example, of some contents or services which require log-in to access. In addition, in relation to the technical compatibility, it may not be possible to recognize the browser used be the Users’ devices, the default language or the country from which devices are connected. If the browser on a device is set to reject the installation of cookies, FERRO-MET S.p.A: does not hold any liability for the limited functionality of the services resulting from the missing authorization to the preservation and to the display of the necessary information for the full operation of the Website and services .
(C) How to exercise choices in the browser
Each browser provides different ways to manage cookies and their settings. Normally, browser setting is described in the "Help" menu of most browsers toolbars, where information about how to change the settings for cookies are provided.
The following third parties that acquire information from Users or in relation to our services have informed us that Users can get information about their policies and practices and, in some cases, give up some of their activities, as follows:
For more information: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2790010?hl=en
Use of detection technologies: Yes
Choices regarding privacy: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
NOTE: FERRO-MET S.p.A. shall not be held responsible for the policies and practices used by third parties, doing its best to keep these information up to date, to integrate them or to remove them, as applicable, from the above list. However, it has to be noted that these information are given as a courtesy and they may therefore be out-of-date or inaccurate. Please contact third parties about their own policies and practices concerning privacy and data security management.