Cookie Policy

This document is intended to illustrate the types and methods of use of cookies on the Pipex Italia Spa site and on its sub-sites, as well as to provide information on the actions to remove them.

Preliminary considerations

Cookies are text strings that the sites visited by the user send to his terminal, where they are stored, to be then re-transmitted to the same sites at the next visit by the same user. Cookies, usually present in users' browsers in very large numbers and sometimes even with characteristics of wide temporal persistence, are used for different purposes: execution of computer authentication, session monitoring, storage of information on specific configurations concerning users who access the server, etc.

In this regard, two macro-categories are identified:

1. Technical cookies

Technical cookies are those used for the sole purpose of "carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or as strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user to provide this service ". They are not used for other purposes and are normally installed directly by the owner or manager of the website. They can be divided into: navigation or session cookies, which guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website (allowing, for example, to make a purchase or authenticate to access restricted areas); analytics cookies, similar to technical cookies when used directly by the site manager to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the site; functionality cookies, which allow the user to browse according to a series of selected criteria (for example, the language, the products selected for purchase, etc.) in order to improve the service provided. For the installation of these cookies, the prior consent of the users is not required, while the obligation to provide information pursuant to art. 13 of the Code regarding the protection of personal data.

2. Profiling cookies

Profiling cookies are designed to create user profiles and are used in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the user while surfing the net. For the latter, the European and Italian legislation provides that the user must be adequately informed on the use of the same and express their valid consent.

How cookies work and how to delete them

The operating modes as well as the options to limit or block cookies can be made by changing the settings of your Internet browser. It is also possible to visit the website, in English, www.aboutcookies.org for information on how to manage / delete cookies based on the type of browser used.

List of cookies on Pipex Italia Spa websites

The following types of cookies are present on the Pipex Italia Spa website and its sub-sites:

  • of “session”: they are stored on the user's computer for purely technical-functional needs, such as the transmission of session identifiers necessary to allow safe and efficient exploration of the site; they are deleted at the end of the navigation "session";
  • Analitycs: cookies used to collect and analyse statistical information on accesses / visits to the website.