In this section we describe the modalities for site management regarding handling of personal data collected from the user. Data will be collected and handled according to Recommendation number 2/2001, adopted on May 17, 2001 by the European Authorities for the protection of personal data, in order to identify common minimum requirements for on-line collection of personal data within the European Union. Also, this Recommendation supplies added information on the subject, according to Article 13 of Law Decree dated June 30, 2003, number 196 – Codex, in the matter of personal data protection. This information refers only to the site http://www.xepics.com/, therefore it does not apply to other websites that might have been visited by the user through a link.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a brief text file sent by the website you have visited to your browser. A cookie allows the website to receive feedback on your site activity, such as your default language and other settings. This can make a successive visit to our site easier, and increases the utility of the website in your favor. Cookies have an important role. Without them, navigating the Web would be a more frustrating experience.
There are various types of cookies and ways of using them. Cookies can be distinguished by the function they play, their length of existence and who adds them to a website.
How are cookies used?
Our website uses the following types of cookies.
Some cookies are indispensable for the correct operation of our website, since they allow the loading of the web page and the correct operation of all of the essential functional aspects of the website. Other technical cookies add functions and help or personalize the overall experience of your browsing activity on our website.
Static cookies by third-parties
These are the cookies that allow us to monitor and analyze the behavior of all users of our sites. Through these cookies, we are able to monitor how navigation occurs within the website and we can create profiles of the types of users on our site in order to make improvements based on the analysis of this data. These cookies (offered by third parties) give us fully anonymous/aggregate dataon site activity which means we cannot identify any single user.
Read this page to learn how to refuse or delete cookies installed by Google: http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html
Profiling cookies by third-parties
We use various providers on our website that can install cookies directly to make sure their services work correctly. If you wish to have more information on which ones are present and how to disable/uninstall them, keep reading and follow the links in this section.
In addition, by going to http://www.youronlinechoices.com/, you can find information about how behavioral advertising works and have the possibility of turning on or off specific companies among the list of providers listed who work with website providers to collect and use information to provide online behavioral advertising.
These cookies memorize the information based on browsing activity to deliver advertising that reflects these interests.
Some of our cookies work to create a user profile while others offer anonymous statistical data on browsing activity on our website; this function can be disabled through your browser.
These cookies (third-party advertising services) are used to publish personalized ads and content based on browsing activity on our site. Below you can find the privacy pages for each service and the opt-out option where it is possible to disable the use of third-party profiling cookies.
Social Media Cookies
These third-party cookies are used to integrate various tools used by main social media platforms within the website. In particular, they permit you to register and login on our site with your own Facebook account (on our Forum).
Facebook offers sponsored ads based on your own browsing activity on Facebook as well as interests. For further details: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies?ref_type=sitefooter
We use Web beacons; these elements are images found on a page or email whose function is to monitor the online activity of users that visit our site or that receive our newsletter.
The objective of using this technology is to monitor user activity, identifying the pages visited within the site and time spent browsing/reading.
How to disable cookies on your browser
All of the main web browsers are initially set up to accept cookies automatically. The user can modify these settings to block cookies or to receive an alert message when cookies are sent to your device. There are various ways to manage cookies. The user should refer to instruction manuals or the help sections of their browser to learn how to regulate or change their browser settings.
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows7/block-enable-or-allow-cookiess
If you use any other browser not listed above, check your browser settings for a tab that lets you manage cookies.
Between today’s many devices (from computers to smartphones to tablets), the user will have to check their web browser and settings on each device to ensure they are all aligned to reflect your own preferences as far as cookies go.
Please keep in mind that a full block of profiling cookies does not mean you are blocking ads from appearing on your web browser, you are simply ensuring that they are no longer personalized based on your browser activity.
If you want to learn more about cookies, check out www.allaboutcookies.org
Data voluntarily supplied by the User
The Owner declares its commitment to keep and control all data automatically gathered by the site or voluntarily supplied by the User in such a manner and with such measures as to reduce to the minimum all risks relating to destruction, loss, unauthorized access, not permitted or inappropriate handling of said data for objectives that are inconsistent with the original purpose of their collection.
Rights of interested data parties
Please be advised that Italian Legislative Decree no. 196/03 offers specific rights to data subjects who share their personal data. In particular, the subject can request at any time that the data controller or processor confirm the existence of personal data concerning them and be informed of their contents and origin, verify their accuracy, or else request that such data be supplemented, updated or corrected (Section 7 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003). The above Section also provides for the right to request erasure, anonymization or blocking of any data that is processed in breach of the law as well as to object in all cases, on legitimate grounds, to the processing of their data.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.