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Cookies Statement

by boss, 24 September 2015

Cookies Statement (Law D.lg.n. 196/03 about cookie usage)

What is a cookie?

The website hotelalex.it use cookies. As declared by the Italian privacy organization (Garante Privacy), cookies are small text file that contain a certain quantity of data exchanged between websites visited by the user and his/her terminal (usually the browser). These data are stored in the device and re-transmitted to the same sites at the next visit to the same user. Cookies are intended to streamline the analysis of web traffic or to indicate when a specific site or a part of it being visited, to distinguish between their visitors in order to provide personalized content, and help administrators to improve the site and the experience of the users themselves. Through cookies we cannot access other information stored on your device, although it is here that cookies are downloaded. Cookies cannot load custom execution code, or distribute viruses or malware, and are not harmful to the user’s terminal. Below you can find all the information about cookies installed through this site, and all necessary information about how to manage their own preferences in this regard.

User Agreement

Connecting for the first time to any page of hotelalex.it, the user will see a banner that inform about the use of cookie. Closing this information using the appropriate button, scrolling the page or clicking outside the banner and continuing the navigation, you agree to our use of cookies, in the manner described in this “Cookie Statement”. The website will remember the choice made by the user, so the information will not be repeated in the short subsequent connections from the same device. However, the user always has the ability to revoke all or part of the consent already given. If you experience technical problems related to consent, please contact us through the appropriate channels provided by this site to allow us give you assistance.

What types of cookies we use

To allow the use of our site and the delivery of our services, we make use of both so-called persistent cookies (cookies that remain in memory until they are manually deleted by the user or for which there is a long-scheduled removal term) and so-called session cookies, which are not permanently stored on the visitor’s computer and disappear with the closing of the browser. We use cookies of different types – with specific functions – so that we can classify.

First-party cookies  (delivered by website hotelalex.it)

Technical / session or Technical / Navigation (to release this kind of cookies do not need your consent) are essential for the proper operation of our website and enable you to navigate and view the contents. Disable those cookies would cause problems with some website features or correct navigation. Typically, cookies of this type are required, for example, to keep open a browsing session or to allow the user access to restricted areas. Or, they can temporarily remember the lyrics inserted during filling out a form when you return to a previous page during the same session.

Technical / functional (to release this kind of cookies do not need the consent of the user) allow the user to make the most of the peculiarities of the site and benefit from a more comfortable navigation. The site works so ideal if these cookies are enabled; you can still choose not to allow its activation on your device. In general, for example, this type of cookie remember which language you prefer to see our content or remember (for a limited period) the items in the shopping cart if you close the session before you’ve completed the ‘ purchase.

Technical / consent (To release this kind of cookies do not need your permission) This cookie keeps track of the consent given by the user to the use of cookies on this site, so as not to repeat – in subsequent visits – l ‘ short information about cookies, and the request to give consent.

Third-party cookies (NOT delivered by website hotelalex.it)

Statistics / analytics (to release this kind of cookie you need your consent) are used to collect information about how users’ browsing on our site. This information is analyzed in aggregate form for statistical purposes. They are not required, but are a great help for us to help us improve our content and our services according to the specifications that derive from the analysis of the statistics.

Profiling / advertising (to release this kind of cookie you need your consent) are used to present content, also of advertising type, most suitable for you. They can also be used, for example, to limit the number of times it is a proposed advertising content or to help us evaluate the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns or advertising campaigns on our web sites. They are not necessary, but allow us to offer content closer to your interests.

Cookies Statistics (to release this kind of cookie you need your consent) hotelalex.it uses Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service provided by Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway – Mountain View – CA94043 USA, which uses cookies to collect and analyze aggregated information to the users. Neither Hotel Alex nor Google associate your IP address with other data stored by them to identify you directly. The information collected is processed and Google Analytics in order to produce reports for administrators hotelalex.it, using them to check the proper functioning of services and possibly the rate index of the content offered. If you would like more information on the policies applied by Google Inc. on confidentiality of data you can click here; to disable cookies statistical preventing Google Analytics to collect data on your navigation, you can download the appropriate component to disable Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Social Plugins and widgets (third-party)

Our web pages may contain plug-ins of the most popular social networks (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin) managed by third parties. These plug-in may for example correspond to the buttons “Like” on Facebook or “retweet” of Twitter. If you access one of our web pages, with a similar plug-in, the browser connects directly to the servers of third parties and the plug-in is displayed on the screen thanks to the connection with the browser. The plug-in may communicate to the servers of third-party which pages the user has visited. If a user of social networks visit our web pages while connected to your account, that information may be associated with the account. Even if you use the functions of the plug-in (for example, by clicking the “Like”), the information will be associated with the account. In the table below you can find details about each plug-in and possibly turn them off:

SOCIAL COMPANY ADDRESS PRIVACY DISABLE
Facebook Facebook Inc. 1601 S. California Ave Palo Alto – CA94304 USA Read third-party privacy policy here Click here
Twitter Twitter Inc. 1355 Market Street, Suite 900 San Francisco – CA 94103 USA Read third-party privacy policy here Click here

How to setup your terminal

If you do not agree with the use of cookies, you must configure the browser to disable the receipt of cookies or do not use this site. By disabling cookies, however, the site or some features may not work properly. To change how the use of cookies, to block the receipt or even to delete cookies on your terminal, simply enter in your browser settings. Most browser provides the ability to accept or reject all cookies or accept only some (eg from specific sites). Even if through similar steps, the configuration method of the cookie varies for each browser. For details on the procedure, the user can visit www.aboutcookies.org or see ‘Help’ of your browser. To learn more about cookies and to manage your preferences on third-party cookies please visit www.youronlinechoices.com.