Here we report important information on what cookies are, in which categories are distinguished and which of these are used on our site. We will also indicate procedures for managing these cookies in browsers.
Cookies are short strings of text sent to the browser when visiting a website with a PC, smartphone or tablet. They may remain in the system for the duration of a session (ie until the browser is closed) or for long periods of time and contain unique identifying information.
What are cookies for?
Some cookies are used to perform computer authentication, monitoring sessions and storing specific information about users accessing a web page. These cookies, known as technical cookies, are often useful, because they can make browsing and use of the web faster and faster, because for example they intervene to facilitate certain procedures when shopping online, when authenticating to restricted access areas or when a website automatically recognizes the language you usually use.
A particular type of cookie, called analytical cookies, are used by website operators to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users or how they visit the site, and then to draw up general statistics on the service provided and its use .
Other cookies called profiling cookies are used to monitor and profile users while browsing, to study their movements and habits of web browsing or consumption (what they buy, what they read, etc.), also for the purpose of sending advertising of targeted and personalized services (so-called Behavioral Advertising).
Another type of cookies are the third-party cookies that are typically generated by various elements hosted on the page itself, such as banner ads, social network plugins, images, videos, etc ... These cookies are normally read and managed by subjects other than those who manage the web pages visited.
Which cookies are used on our site?
Italian sugar art uses technical cookies for basic functions such as online sales service, analytical cookies for the collection of statistical information and third-party cookies that are automatically provided by external elements such as Google Analytics or Facebook plugins. Profiling cookies are not used.
Google Analytics cookies
Our site includes components provided by Google Analytics, a statistical analysis service owned by Google that collects data on web traffic. Cookies are third-party and are collected and managed by Google anonymously to monitor and improve site performance. Google Analytics primarily uses proprietary cookies to generate reports on visitor interactions with websites. These cookies are used to store information that does not allow personal identification of users.
The user can selectively disable the action of Google Analytics by installing on his browser an opt-out plugin provided by Google. To disable the action of Google Analytics, please refer to the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Social Plugin cookies
In our website, third-party cookies are also represented by "Social Plugin" cookies (like Facebook and Youtube). These are portions of the web page visited that are generated directly by the aforementioned websites (youtube videos, product comments, login buttons via social accounts, etc.). The most common use of social plugins is aimed at sharing content on social networks. The presence of these plugins involves the transmission of cookies to and from sites managed by third parties. The management of information collected by "third parties" is governed by the relevant information to which reference is made.