Cookie Policy

COOKIE POLICY

Introduction

This advisory note is also provided pursuant to art.13 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the “Protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data” (for brevity, the GDPR) and art.13 of Italian Legislative Decree 196/03 “Personal data protection code” (for brevity, the Privacy Code), to anyone who interacts with the UnibellS.r.l. web services, accessible via the internet from:

www.unibell.it

corresponding to the home page of Unibell’s official site and for the website that can be reached through the link:

The Controller is Unibell S.r.l., with registered offices in Via Indipendenza no. 27, Calco, Italy.

When a user accesses the website, services, apps, our authorised service providers may use cookies, web beacons and other similar technologies for advertising purposes and to store information with the aim of offering you a better, faster, more secure experience.

With this advisory note, we aim to provide you with some information on the technologies adopted and how they are used on our sites and in our services, apps and tools. Some important aspects to bear in mind concerning the use of these technologies are given below.

What cookies, web beacons and similar technologies are

Like almost any website, we use small data files that are saved on your computer, tablet, smartphone or other mobile device (referred to collective as your “device”) to record certain data each time you access or interact with our sites, services, apps, messaging systems and tools.

The names and specific types of cookie, web beacon and other similar technologies may change over time. To help you better understand the rules and use of these technologies, here are some terms with their definitions:

Cookies: small text files (generally made up of letters and numbers) which are saved in your browser’s memory or on your device when you visit a site or view a message. Cookies allow a site to recognise a particular device or browser. There are different types of cookie:

  • temporary (or session) cookies: used to store information on a temporary basis, they allow the actions you make in a single specific session to be connected. These cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser;
  • permanent (or saved) cookies: used to store information, for example, your username and password, in order to avoid having to re-enter them every time you visit a specific site; they remain stored on your computer even after you close your browser;
  • first-party cookies: come from the website you are currently viewing and may be permanent or temporary; they may be used to store information which will be re-used the next time you visit the site;
  • third-party cookies: come from advertisements or notices from other sites, for example, pop-ups and advertising banners, and are delivered to the website your are currently viewing; they can be used to record how the website is used for marketing purposes.

Cookies can be disabled or removed by using the tools available in most browsers. Cookie preferences must be set separately for each browser used, since each browser offers specific functionality and options.

Web beacons: code fragments that allow a website to send or to collect information through a request for an image; they can be used for various purposes including to analyse website use, check activity and to report on advertisements and to personalise advertisements and content;

Similar technologies: technologies that store data in a browser or on a device by using shared objects at a local level or the local storage level. They include flash cookies, HTML 5 cookies and other software methods for web applications. These technologies work in every browser. In some cases, the use of local storage cannot be fully managed by browsers but requires management through specific tools. We do not use these technologies to store information used to create targeted advertisements on our site or on other sites.

Cookies on our site

Our cookies have various functions. They are used to ensure the proper functioning of our services, they allow us to improve the site’s performance, they offer additional functionality and they allow us to offer targeted advertisements or advertisements that correspond with your interests. We use cookies and similar technologies that stay on your device just for the time your browser is active (session cookies) or for a longer period of time (persistent cookies).

You may block, delete or disable cookies if your device allows it. You can manage cookies and your cookie preferences through your device’s or your browser’s settings.

Where possible, security measures are implemented to prevent unauthorised access to cookies and similar technologies. A unique code guarantees that only we and/or our authorised service providers can access the cookie data.

Service providers are companies that support us in various ways, handling, for example, the site’s operations, services, apps, advertising and tools. We use our authorised service providers to deliver advertisements that correspond with your interests on our services and in other internet pages. These service providers may store a cookie on your device through our services (third-party cookies). They may acquire information that allows them to identify your device, such as your IP address or other unique codes or device codes.

Some of the site’s functions, services, apps and tools are only available through the use of these technologies. You can always block, delete or disable these technologies if your browser, the installed app or your device allows it. For more information on how to block, delete or disable these technologies, refer to your device’s or your browser’s settings.

Granting consent for cookies to be used

When you first access our website, you will see a banner containing brief information on the use of cookies.

You have several options:

  • if you scroll down the page or if you continue browsing the site, this is equivalent to granting your consent to the use of cookies, as indicated in the short advisory note;
  • accessing the Cookie Policy and choosing between the various different cookie options will have different consequences depending on the category of cookie.

Cookie categories

Technical cookies

Used to ensure the proper functioning of our services, they allow us to improve performance. These technologies allow our sites, services, apps and tools to store important information in your browser or on your device and then to subsequently reuse this information to identify you on our services or internal systems. Where applicable, we protect cookies and other similar technologies to ensure that only UnibellS.r.l. and/or our authorised service providers can interpret the information contained within them by using a unique code. Your personal data is not stored in cookies or other similar technologies used.

Personal data acquired and stored through the use of these technologies is only obtained after having provided you with specific information.

The use of these technologies involves the following general categories:

Use necessary from an operational point of view. The use of cookies, web beacons and other similar technologies may be necessary for the proper functioning of sites, services, apps and tools. This includes technologies that let the user access requested sites, services, apps and tools to avoid fraudulent activity and to improve security or to use other features such as shopping carts, saved searches and similar functions.

Use related to performance We may use cookies, web beacons or other similar technologies to assess the performance of our websites, apps, tools and services, including as part of analysis activities to understand how visitors use our websites, to determine if they have interacted with our messaging system or have viewed an element or link, and to improve the site’s content, apps, services and tools.

Use related to functionality We may use cookies, web beacons or other similar technologies to offer you advanced functions when you access or use our sites, services, apps or tools. Thanks to this functionality we can, for example, identify those users who access our sites and monitor their preferences, interests and objects viewed previously, in order to improve the presentation of content on our sites.

Consent to the use of these cookies is not obligatory. If you do not want to accept the use of these technical cookies, you may disable them as indicated above; in this event, you may not be able to access or use some of the website’s functions, services, apps or tools. The site may ask you to re-enter your password several times during a single session.

First-party profiling cookies and first-party marketing cookies

We may use first-party cookies and web beacons to propose content, including advertisements relevant to the user’s interests, on our sites or on third-party sites. This includes the use of technologies to better assess the use of advertisements and content presented to the user, for example to monitor whether the user selects an advertisement or not.

For this category of cookie, your explicit consent is required.

We may collaborate with other companies, generally known as service providers, who are authorised to use cookies, web beacons or similar technologies to store data on our sites or in our services, apps and tools. These service providers allow us to offer you a better, faster more secure experience on our sites.

These service providers may use these technologies to help us offer you our content and our advertisements and to build anonymous statistics and analyses about the site. We do not allow any of our service providers to collect your personal information on our sites or through our services, apps or tools for their own purposes. These service providers are subject to confidentiality agreements stipulated with us and to other legal restrictions on the use and the collection of any personal information. The use of user cookies is governed by the privacy rules adopted by these third parties.

Except for the use of these technologies by our service providers or other authorised third parties, we do not accept any content from other parties on our sites (for example, listings, communication between users, direct contacts, comments, reviews and so on) to include or use cookies, web beacons, local storage or similar technologies to monitor or acquire your personal information.

If you refuse first-party cookies or web beacons relative to advertisements, you will nevertheless still see our advertisements but they will not be targeted to your interests, as they would be if you had accepted the cookies or web beacons or the related technologies.

By continuing to browse the site or by closing this window, you grant your consent to first-party profiling cookies and first-party marketing cookies being installed.

If you would like to refuse first-party profiling cookies and first-party marketing cookies, you may click

  • I do not give my consent

or you may block or disable them as permitted by your device or browser.

Third-party profiling cookies and third-party marketing cookies

We may use third-party cookies and web beacons to propose content, including advertisements relevant to the user’s interests on our sites or on third-party sites. This includes the use of technologies to better assess the use of advertisements and content presented to the user, for example to monitor whether the user selects an advertisement or not.

If you do not give your consent to the use of profiling and marketing cookies, it will not affect your ability to access the site, but it might make it impossible for you to access those functions and that content which use these cookies.

A list of the cookies used on the site www.humantecar.com, with the Domain and the Name of the cookie(s) follows:

DOMAIN NAME PURPOSE TYPE DURATION
Google Analytics _ga
_gat
technical Third-party Persistent
Unibell Health & Beauty srl PHPSESSID technical First-party Session

 

Please note that most browsers let you check and delete individual cookies through the browser’s settings.

Here are the links to the pages that deal with managing cookies for the main browsers:

Internet Explorer – Google Chrome – Mozilla Firefox – Safari