What are cookies?
Cookies consist of portions of code (computer files or partial data) sent by a server to the user’s Internet browser, by this browser automatically stored on the user’s device and automatically sent back to the server at each occurrence or subsequent access to the site. Usually, a cookie contains the name of the website from which the cookie originates and the duration of the cookie (i.e. how long it will remain on the user’s device). At each subsequent visit, cookies are sent back to the website that originated them (first-party cookies) or to another site that recognizes them (third-party cookies). Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize the user’s device and have different purposes such as, for example, allowing you to navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your favourite sites and, in general, improving the browsing experience. They also help to ensure that the advertising content displayed online is more targeted to a user and his interests.
If the user decides to disable cookies or particular categories of cookies, this could influence and/or limit his browsing experience within the Sites, for example, he may not be able to visit certain sections of a Site or may not receive personalized information when visiting the Sites.
How can I accept, block or delete cookies?
Browser settings. The user can also configure the operating modes as well as the options to limit or block cookies by directly changing the settings of his internet browser. Most internet browsers are initially set up 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 through a browser, for this purpose it is necessary to refer to the instruction manual or to the help screen of your browser to check how to configure or change its settings. The user is enabled, in fact, to change the default configuration and disable cookies (i.e. block them permanently on any website), setting the highest level of protection.
Below the path to follow to manage cookies from the following browsers:
Safari (for Mac): https://support.apple.com/it-it/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac
Safari (for iPad and iPhone): https://support.apple.com/it-it/HT201265
If the user uses different devices to view and access the Sites (for example, computers, smartphones, tablets, etc.), he must, however, make sure that each browser on each device is configured to reflect his cookie preferences.
Device settings. Many operating systems allow you to limit the tracking of advertising content associated with the user’s device ID. You can change these settings directly from your device. For more information, you can consult the user manual of the operating system installed on the device or the related assistance pages.
Third-party cookies. If the user does not wish to receive third-party cookies on his device, he can also access the information and consent forms of said third parties and exclude their receipt, through the links below.
DoubleClick for Publishers is an advertising service provided by Google Inc. For an understanding of Google’s use of data, please consult the Google Partner Policy. This service uses the “Doubleclick” cookie, which tracks user behaviour in relation to advertisements, products and services offered. The user can decide at any time not to be tracked by the Doubleclick cookie by deactivating it through the following link: google.com/settings/ads/onweb/optout?hl=it.
|Facebook, if the user gives his consent, may process his personal data to allow him a browsing experience enriched by features and social network services through the TCH Sites.||Yes||https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/?ref=sitefooter|
It is an advertising service provided by Google Inc. This service uses the “Doubleclick” cookie, which tracks the use of the Sites and user behaviour in relation to advertisements, products and services offered. Facebook, if the user gives his consent, may process his personal data to allow him a browsing experience enriched by features and social network services through the TCH Sites.
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. . Google uses the personal data collected for the purpose of tracking and examining the use of the Sites, compiling reports and sharing them with other services developed by Google.
|Google Tag Manager||Analytical|
The activation of these advertising functions allows Google Analytics to collect traffic data through Google advertising cookies and anonymous identifiers, in addition to data collected through a standard implementation of Google Analytics. The Sites collect and use data from Google’s interest-based advertising or third-party audience data (e.g. age, gender and interests) of Google Analytics and the Google Analytics functions implemented based on display advertising (e.g. . remarketing, reports on demographics and Google Analytics interests) only for statistical and public analysis purposes. The data are collected and aggregated anonymously using proprietary or third-party software (e.g. Google Analytics). The third-party sites and suppliers, including Google, use both proprietary cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) to inform, optimize and publish advertisements based on previous visits by users to the sites.
|Mailchimp||Newsletter, contact management and sending messages, management of landing pages and invitation pages|
Mailchimp allows you to manage a database of email contacts, telephone contacts or contacts of any other type, used to communicate with the User. These services could also allow you to collect data relating to the date and time of display of the messages by the User, as well as the interaction of the User with them, such as information on clicks on the links inserted in the messages.
|Amazon Affiliation||Commercial affiliation|
Amazon Affiliation is a commercial affiliation service provided by Amazon.com Inc. and allows The Cooking Hacks to display advertisements for products or services offered by third parties. Ads can be displayed both in the form of advertising links and in the form of banners in various graphic forms. The click on the icon or banner published on The Cooking Hacks are tracked by the third party services listed below and are shared with The Cooking Hacks. The personal data processed are cookies and usage data.
|Through the Sites, Instagram, if the user gives the relative consent, may process his personal data to allow him a browsing experience enriched by features and social network services.||Yes||https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388|
|Through the Sites, Twitter, if the user gives the relative consent, may process his personal data to allow him a browsing experience enriched by features and social network services.||Yes||https://twitter.com/settings/security|
|YouTube||YouTube is a video content viewing service managed by Google Inc. that allows you to integrate such content within the pages of the Sites||Yes||https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=it&gl=it|
How long are cookies kept?
Cookies can expire at the end of a browser session (the period between the opening of a browser window by the user and its closure) or they can be kept for a longer time. “Session” cookies are those that allow websites to link a user’s actions during a single browsing session and are deleted when the user ends the browser session. “Persistent” cookies are stored on a user’s device beyond individual browsing sessions, for variable periods, and allow you to store user preferences or actions concerning a specific website. Through persistent cookies, users who access the Sites (or any other users who use the same computer) are automatically recognized at each visit.
What types and categories of cookies does TCH use and for what purposes?
Detailed information is provided below on the categories of cookies used on the Sites.
Technical cookies are essential for the proper functioning of the Sites so that the user can view them correctly and take advantage of the relative functionalities and characteristics (for example they 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 operation of the site). For the installation of these cookies, the user’s prior consent is not required and cannot be disabled through the interface available on the Sites.
Functional cookies, including third-party cookies, allow the Sites to remember the user’s choices (for example, the username or the language set) to provide the latter with more personalized and optimized navigation. Functional cookies are not essential for the functioning of the Sites but improve their quality and browsing experience. If you do not accept these cookies, the performance and functionality of the Sites may be lower and access to the contents of the Sites may be limited. The user can at any time withdraw his consent from certain functional cookies by using the “Cookie Settings” button in the banner at the bottom left of the Sites navigation window.
Analytical cookies, also from third parties, allow to analyze and measure the audience and traffic of the Sites and End of Form help to understand how users interact with the Sites, providing information relating to the last page viewed, the number of sections and pages visited, the time spent on the Sites and each event that emerged during the navigation, favouring an understanding of the difficulties that the user may encounter in using the Sites. This information may be associated with other 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 to the other. These cookies are collected and aggregated anonymously and allow to improve the yield of the Sites. The user can at any time withdraw his consent from certain analytical cookies using the “Cookie Settings” button in the banner at the bottom left of the window. navigation of the Sites.
Profiling cookies are used to collect information on the user’s browser activities to analyze his interests, showing targeted advertising and personalized content on the Sites or elsewhere and to measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns on the Sites or limit the number of times in which the user sees a particular advertisement. Profiling cookies can be released by TCH, by its advertising partners and / or by other partners. These cookies do not directly store personal information but are based solely on the identification of the user’s browser and internet device. The user can withdraw his / her consent from certain profiling cookies at any time using the “Cookie Settings” button in the banner at the bottom left of the navigation window of the Sites. If the user does not accept the use of profiling cookies or later revoke the consent to their use, some solutions of the Sites may not work properly. The user will continue to display advertising on the Sites but not based on their interests. For more information on profiling cookies and to manage preferences on third-party profiling cookies, you can visit the following web address http://www.youronlinechoices.com.