Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

The website www.castel.it uses cookies. As explained by the The Italian Data Protection Authority in the December 2012 FAQs, that can be found on www.garanteprivacy.it, cookies are “small text files” – made up of letters and numbers – “that sites visited by the user send to their device (usually their browser), where they are stored and are then resent to these sites when the same user visits them again”. Cookies work to facilitate web traffic analysis, to flag up when a specific site or part of one is visited, to identify visitors in order to be able to provide personalised content, and to help administrators improve the site and the users’ browsing experience.

We cannot access other information stored on your device with cookies, despite the fact that cookies are kept here. Cookies cannot upload any type of code, contain viruses or malware, and cannot harm the user’s device.

The following provides all the information on cookies installed through this site and the necessary instructions for managing your cookie preferences.

User consent

When visiting any www.castel.it page for the first time a concise notification on the use of cookies will appear. By closing this notification by pressing the close button, or by clicking outside of the banner containing the information and continuing with their browsing, the user gives his/her consent for our use of cookies in the ways detailed in this Cookie Policy.

The site remembers the user’s choice, and so the notification will not appear again when subsequently visiting the site from the same device. However, the user is able to completely or partially revoke the consent given at any time.
If you encounter any technical issues relating to giving consent, please get in touch with us through the channels provided by this site so that we can assist you.

What types of cookies do we use?

The use of cookies by the owner of this website, Castel S.r.l., with registered office at 2-4 Via Provinciale, Pessano con Bornago, is set out in Castel S.r.l.’s Privacy Policy; to view all the information required by Articles 13 and 14 of Regulation (EU) 679/2016, click here.

To ensure that our site can be used effectively and that our services are provided, we use what are known as persistent cookies (cookies that are stored until they are manually deleted by the user or for which a long-term removal is scheduled) and session cookies that are stored temporarily on the visitor’s computer and are deleted when the browser is closed.

We use different types of cookies – with specific functions – that we can categorise as such:

FIRST PARTY COOKIES, NAMELY THOSE SENT DIRECTLY BY THIS SITE

TYPES OF COOKIES

WHAT DO THEY DO?

Technical/session

Technical/browser

(Sending this type of cookie does not require user consent)

These are essential for our site to properly work and allow the user to browse and view content. If they are disabled, the site may not function properly.

Generally, this type of cookie is necessary, for example, to keep a browsing session open and to allow the user to access any restricted areas. They can also temporarily remember the text input into fields whilst filling out online forms when the user returns to a previous page during the same session.

Technical/functionality

(Sending this type of cookie does not require user consent)

These allow the user to make the most out of the site’s features and benefit from an enhanced browsing experience. The site works best if these cookies are enabled; however, you can decide to not enable them on your device.

Generally, this type of cookie for example remembers the user’s preferred language for our content and remembers the items placed in the online basket (for a limited time), if the session is closed before completing the purchase.

Technical/consent

(Sending this type of cookie does not require user consent)

This cookie keeps track of the consent given by the user for the use of cookies on this site so as not to display the concise notification on cookies and the consent request again during subsequent visits.

THIRD-PARTY COOKIES, NAMELY THOSE SENT DIRECTLY BY THIS SITE

TYPES OF COOKIES

WHAT DO THEY DO?

Statistics/analytics

(Sending this type of cookie requires user consent)

These are used to collect information on how the user browses on our site. This information is analysed in aggregated form solely for statistical purposes.

These are not required, but help us considerably to improve our content and services based on the information acquired from the statistical analysis.

Profiling/advertising/social network

(Sending this type of cookie requires user consent)

These are used to provide you with content, including that of an advertising nature, that is more suited to you.

They can also be used, for example, to limit the number of times that advertising content is displayed or to help us to assess the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns or of those found on our websites.

They can be used to allow you to share our content on major social networks and to observe any interactions between these networks and our sites and pages.

They are not required, but allow us to provide you with content that is a better match with your interests.

Third-party cookies

By browsing on this site, you will receive cookies directly sent by us, as well as cookies from third-party sites that can set cookies on your device on our behalf in order to provide their services.

Third-party cookies allow us to gain a greater insight into the browsing habits of users. For example, we use these cookies to collect information for advertising purposes and for providing customised content, as well as to compile statistics on the use of our site and to assess your interest in our specific content and services. More detailed information about these cookies is available in the tables in this document, and on the respective websites of the relevant third parties.

Statistics (third-party) cookies

www.castel.it uses Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway – Mountain View – CA94043 USA, that uses cookies to collect and analyse information related to the users’ browsing activity in an aggregated form. Neither Castel S.r.l. or Google store your IP address with other data they possess in order to directly identify you.

The information collected is compiled by Google Analytics systems for the purpose of producing reports for the administrators of www.castel.it, that use them to check that the services are working properly and, if need be, see the level of appreciation for the content offered.

If you would like further information about the policies implemented by Google Inc. concerning confidentiality of data, please click here; to disable statistical cookies and thus prevent Google Analytics from collecting data on your browsing, you can download the add-on to opt out of Google Analytics available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Profiling, advertising and retargeting (third-party) cookies

www.castel.it uses specific cookies to analyse the effectiveness of its advertising campaigns and to provide advertising content based on the interests expressed through online browsing behaviour (OBA, online behavioural advertising).

Cookies can also be sent and used to display targeted advertising for users who have previously visited this site.

In the table below you can find details about individual cookies and how to disable them if need be:

SERVICE OWNER ADDRESS
PRIVACY DISABLE
Facebook

Custom Audience

Facebook Inc. 1601 S. California Ave

Palo Alto – CA94304

USA

See the third-party privacy policy Click here

(Third-party) social plugins and widgets

Our web pages may contain plug-ins from the most popular social networks (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin) managed by the third parties involved.

These plug-ins may for example come in the form of Facebook’s “Like” or Twitter’s “Retweet” buttons. If one of our web pages is accessed that has such a plug-in, the Internet browser automatically connects to the third parties’ servers and the plug-in is displayed on the screen thanks to the connection with the browser. The plug-in may provide information to the servers about which pages the user has visited.

If a social network user visits our web pages whilst connected to their account, this information may be linked to the account. When the plug-in’s features are used (e.g. when clicking the “Like” button), the information will also be linked to the account.

In the table below you can find details about individual plug-ins and how to disable them if need be:

SOCIAL NETWORK OWNER ADDRESS PRIVACY DISABLE
Facebook

(Facebook connect)

Facebook Inc. 1601 S. California Ave

Palo Alto – CA94304

USA

See the third-party privacy policy Click here

How to configure your device

If they do not wish to give their consent to the installation of cookies, the users will have to configure their browser in order to block cookies, or not use this site. However, disabling cookies may lead to the site or some of its features not functioning properly.
To change how cookies are used, to block them, or remove cookies on your device, simply go to the settings for your browser.
Most browsers allow you to accept or block all cookies or accept just a few of them (e.g. those from specific sites).
Whilst the steps taken are similar, the way that cookies are configured varies from browser to browser. For more details about the steps to follow, the user can visit the site www.aboutcookies.org, or consult the ‘Help’ section on their browser.

For further information on cookies and on how to manage your third-party cookies preferences, please visit www.youronlinechoices.com.