COOKIES

Information on the use of cookies

The web site DVINOWINES.COM utilises cookies and similar technologies to guarantee the best
functionality of procedures and a better experience of the applications used on-line. This document provides detailed information on how the web-site, DVINOWINES.COM uses cookies and similar technologies.

Definitions

Cookies are short fragments of text (letters a/o numbers) that allow the web server to memorise, by user (the browser) certain information to be utilised for any future visits to the site (session cookies) or, even after a number of days (persistent cookies). Cookies are memorised through the clients single browser or through the specific device used (computer, tablet, smartphone).

Similar technologies, such as, for example, web beacon, GIF transparent and all the local storage forms introduced by HTML5, are used to collect information on the user’s conduct and how the user utilises the services.

In this document we will continue to refer to cookies and all other similar technology using the simple term “cookie”.

Type of cookie

Based on the characteristics and use of the cookie we can distinguish diverse categories:

Necessary cookie.

These are indispensable cookie to ensure the correct functioning of the site DVINOWINES.COM and they are used to manage the login and access the functions reserved by the site. The timescale of the cookie is tightly limited to the navigation session. There are some exceptions for other cookie that take a longer time to recognise the user, for that limited period, the visitor’s computer - through an alfa code - a number generated at the the first access session - is repeated to verify the results of the test carried out by the user. Their disactivation would compromise the use of the accessible services at the login.

Analysis and performance cookie.

These are cookie that are utilised to gather and analyse the traffic and the users of the site in an anonymous way. These cookie, without identifying the user, survey if the same user returns and connects to the site in different moments. They also monitor the system so as to improve the performance and usability. The disactivation of such cookie can be done without any loss in the function.

Profiling cookie.

These are permanent cookie used to identify (in both known and anonymous) the preferences of the user so as to improve his/her navigation experience.

Third party cookie.

When we visit a web site we can receive cookie from the visited site (host), or from other organisation’s sites (“third party”). A considerable example is represented by the presence of “social plugin” for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn,…It deals with the pages visited directly through the above mentioned sites and integrates them into the page of the host site. The most common use of social plugin is finalised by sharing content on the social network.
The presence of these plugin leads to the transmission of cookie between all third party sites. The
administration of the information gathered by third party sites is managed by the relative informations, to which, we ask you to refer. To guarantee a major transparency and convenience, below you can follow the link of web addresses for information on how they manage their cookie.

Facebook information: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/

Google+ information: http://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/technologies/cookies/

VIMEO https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy

WHATSAPP information https://www.whatsapp.com/legal/#cookies

PINTEREST information https://about.pinterest.com/it/cookie-policy

REDDIT information https://www.reddit.com/help/privacypolicy

INSTAGRAM information https://www.instagram.com/legal/cookies/

Google Fonts and Google Maps

DVINOWINES.COM uses in some parts of the site fonts provided by the Google Fonts service and maps
from Google Maps. For information on their use of cookies refer to the following link:
https://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/privacy/

Google Analytics
The site DVINOWINES.COM contains certain components transmitted by Google Analytics, an analytical service that measures the web traffic as provided by Google, Inc (“Google”). Also in this case it deals with third party cookie that gather and manage information anonymously in order to monitor and improve the host sites performance cookie.

Google Analytics utilises “cookie” to gather and analyse anonymous information on how the site
DVINOWINES.COM is used (including the IP address of the user). The information gathered by Google Analytics is used to draw up reports for DVINOWINES.COM regarding the activity of the site. This site does not use (and neither allows third party sites to use) the Google analysis instrument to monitor or gather personal identification information. Google does not associate the IP address with any other data that Google owns, it does not try to match an IP address with the identity of the user. Google can, however communicate this information to third parties, if it required by law or to any company that deals with the above mentioned informations on account of Google.

For further information, please follow the link below:

https://www.google.it/policies/privacy/partners/

The user can switch off in a selective way the actions of Google Analytics by installing, on his own browser the opt-out component provided by Google. To switch off any action by Google Analytics, please follow the link below:
https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Duration of cookie

Some cookie (session cookie) remain active only up to when the browser is closed or when the logout command is executed. Other cookie are live until the browser is closed and are still available on the users next visit. “Session” and persistent cookie

We can use cookie with a duration equal to a single navigation session, which become out of date the moment the browser is closed; we also use persistent cookie with a longer duration, even after the browser is closed, but only for a specific time period.

Conclusion

The cookie present in our web site are used for one or more of the following reasons.

Absolutely necessary

Cookie that are required necessary to provide the request of the user.

Performance

Cookie that gather information on how the user utilises the web site, for example, which pages of the web site does the user visit more frequently, and if there are any error messages coming out from the web page.

Functionality

Cookie that allow a web site to remember the choices that a user makes (such as the user name, the language or the region of location) and offer the user a more personalised functionality.

Targeting or advertising

Cookies are used to promote services for the user that are close to his/her interests.

These cookie are also used to limit the number of times in which a user can see a publicity promotion and to measure the effectiveness of a publicity campaign. Notwithstanding, navigating in the pages of our site, you may be presented by third party host sites that can
create or modify permanent and profile cookie.
  
“Session” and persistent cookie

We can use cookie with a duration equal to a single navigation session, which become out of date the moment the browser is closed; we also use persistent cookie with a longer duration, even after the browser is closed, but only for a specific time period.

Conclusion

The cookie present in our web site are used for one or more of the following reasons.

Absolutely necessary

Cookie that are required necessary to provide the request of the user.

Performance

Cookie that gather information on how the user utilises the web site, for example, which pages of the web site does the user visit more frequently, and if there are any error messages coming out from the web page.

Functionality

Cookie that allow a web site to remember the choices that a user makes (such as the user name, the language or the region of location) and offer the user a more personalised functionality.

Targeting or advertising

Cookies are used to promote services for the user that are close to his/her interests.
These cookie are also used to limit the number of times in which a user can see a publicity promotion and to measure the effectiveness of a publicity campaign.

Notwithstanding, navigating in the pages of our site, you may be presented by third party host sites that can create or modify permanent and profile cookie.

Management of Cookie

The user can decide to accept or not accept the cookie through utilising his/her browser settings.

Attention: the complete or partial disactivation of technical cookies may compromise the functionality of the site’s services for registered users. On the other hand, the usability of the public contents can also be possible through the complete disactivation of the cookies.

The disactivation of third party cookies does not affect in any way the navigation.

Settings can be defined in a specific way for the different sites and applications of the web. Moreover, the best browsers allow settings to be defined for certain cookies, “host” and that of “third parties”.

An example title, in Firefox, through the settings menu - >Option ->Privacy - >, it is possible to open a control panel and define whether or not you accept different types of cookies, and their removal processes.

Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=it

Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Gestione%20dei%20cookie

Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9

Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.00/it/cookies.html

Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677?viewlocale=it_IT