Cookie policy

1. Introduction
The purpose of this disclosure is to inform the user about the cookie policy applicable to this website (hereinafter, the "website") and to all websites managed by the companies belonging to AIA spa, as well as to explain the method of use of cookies while browsing so that the user can give his/her consent. By continuing to browse this website, you expressly accept the terms and conditions listed on the main page (hereinafter, the "homepage"), in which the user is informed of the existence of this cookie policy. For further information on websites that belong to AIA spa, please visit www.aiafood.it .

2. What are cookies?
Cookies are bytes of information that often contain a unique and anonymous identification code, which are sent to the browser by a web server and stored on the hard disk of the user's computer, smartphone or tablet (hereafter referred to as the "device"). Subsequently, if the website is visited again, the cookies can be read and recognised by the website from which they originated. Cookies are primarily used for the proper operation of the website, as well as to provide commercial and marketing information to the site owner.

3. Authorisation to the use cookies on our website
In accordance with the notification of the presence of cookies displayed on the homepage of the website and this cookie policy, by visiting the website, the user expressly consents to the use of cookies with the cookie methods described herein, except in the case in which the user has modified his or her browser settings in order to prevent their installation. Visiting the website implies, but not limited to, the following cases: closure of the cookie notification on the homepage, browsing the website, clicking on any of the elements that appear on the website, etc.

Types of cookies used on our website

4.1 Types of cookies based on the subject that manages them
Depending on the subject that manages the IT device or the domain from which cookies are sent and which processes the data collected, a distinction is made between:

Internal cookies: these are sent to the user's device by an IT device or a domain managed by us, from which the requested service is provided.

Third-party cookies: these are sent to the user's device by an IT device or a domain that is not managed by us, but by other subjects, which process the data collected by means of cookies.

4.2 Types of cookies based on the duration of activity
Depending on the duration of cookie activity, a distinction is made between:

Session cookies: these are cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses the website. This type of cookie is not stored in the device in use when the session expires or the browser is closed.

Persistent cookies: this is a type of cookie with which data is stored on the device in use. They can also be accessed and processed after the user has left the website, even in the event of a new connection to that site during a preset interval. The maximum duration of persistent cookies used on our website is 2 years.

4.3 Types of purpose-based cookies
Based on the use of data collected through cookies, a distinction is made between:

Technical cookies: these are essential for the operation of the website, and are essential to allow browsing through the pages as well as for the use of the various features present. Without this type of cookie, it is not possible to use the search, comparison and booking services or other services available on the website.

Customisation cookies: these are used to facilitate browsing the website, to save the options chosen and provide more user-oriented features. In some cases, we may allow advertisers or other third parties to include cookies on our website in order to provide customised content and services. Anyway, the use of our website implies acceptance of the use of this type of cookie. In the event that you decide to block cookies, it is not possible to guarantee that the site will work properly.

Analytical cookies for statistical purposes and detection of visits: these collect information on the use of the website, the pages visited and any errors that may occur while browsing. These cookies are also used to recognise the place of origin of visits to our website. No information is collected that can lead to user identification. All information is collected anonymously, with the aim of improving website function and producing statistics. As a result, these cookies do not contain personal data. In some cases, some of these cookies are managed externally on our behalf; however, third parties involved are not allowed to use them for purposes other than those mentioned above.

Advertising and re-marketing cookies: these are used to gather information to make advertising more significant for the user, and to display advertisements on the website, on third-party websites, or any other online advertising campaign. Most of these cookies are third-party cookies. As it concerns external subjects, and given the method of operation of cookies, we are not granted access to such, and are not, therefore, responsible for either their operation or purposes. Through the respective privacy policies, it is possible to obtain more information on the functioning, purpose and use of cookies by external subjects. For additional information, please see the list of cookies in point 5 of this disclosure.

We also reserve the right to use the services of external companies to collect data and/or publish announcements when the user visits our website. Such companies normally use this information anonymously and en masse (without including a name, address, e-mail address or landline number). These companies provide data on visits to the website and other sites, to send announcements on products and services of interest to the user.

Social cookies: these cookies allow you to share our website and to click "Like" on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube etc., and interact with the content of the various platforms. The conditions of use of these cookies and the information collected are regulated by the privacy policy of the social network concerned, which can be viewed below in the list in point 5 of this cookie policy.

5. List of cookies used on this website

Category: Technical

Required cookies help to make a website usable by enabling basic functions such as page browsing and access to protected areas of the site. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Name of cookie Provider Type Expiry
has_js aiafood.com HTTP Session
Purpose of the cookie: It records if the user has activated JavaScript in his or her browser.

Category: Statistical

Statistical cookies assist website owners in understanding how visitors interact with websites by collecting and transmitting information in anonymous form.

Name of cookie Provider Type Expiry
_ga aiafood.comm HTTP 2 years
Purpose of the cookie: It records a unique ID used to generate statistical data on how the visitor reuses the website.
For information on Google Analytics cookies, see cookie usage. For information on privacy management by Google Inc. see http://www.google.com/intl/it/policies/privacy/ . It is possible to prevent the use of Google Analytics cookies by downloading and installing the browser add-on at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=it .
 
_gat aiafood.com HTTP Session
For information on Google Analytics cookies, see cookie usage. For information on privacy management by Google Inc. see http://www.google.com/intl/it/policies/privacy/ . It is possible to prevent the use of Google Analytics cookies by downloading and installing the browser add-on at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=it .
 
_gid aiafood.com HTTP Session
Purpose of the cookie: It records a unique ID used to generate statistical data on how the visitor reuses the website.
For information on Google Analytics cookies, see cookie usage. For information on privacy management by Google Inc. see http://www.google.com/intl/it/policies/privacy/ . It is possible to prevent the use of Google Analytics cookies by downloading and installing the browser add-on at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=it .

Category: Re-marketing

Marketing cookies are used to monitor visitors on websites. The intent is to display relevant and engaging ads for individual users, which are therefore the most valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Name of cookie Provider Type Expiry
collect google-analytics.com Pixel Session
Purpose of the cookie: Unclassified
For information on Google Analytics cookies, see cookie usage. For information on privacy management by Google Inc. see http://www.google.com/intl/it/policies/privacy/ . It is possible to prevent the use of Google Analytics cookies by downloading and installing the browser add-on at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=it .
 
fr facebook.com HTTP 6 months
Facebook disclosure: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/ Facebook (settings): access your account. Privacy section.
 
NID google.com HTTP 6 months
Purpose of the cookie: It records a unique ID that identifies the device of the user that revisits the site. The ID is used for targeted advertising.
For information on Google Analytics cookies, see cookie usage. For information on privacy management by Google Inc. see http://www.google.com/intl/it/policies/privacy/ . It is possible to prevent the use of Google Analytics cookies by downloading and installing the browser add-on at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=it .
 
r/collect doubleclick.net Pixel Session
Purpose of the cookie: Unclassified
For information on Google Analytics cookies, see cookie usage. For information on privacy management by Google Inc. see http://www.google.com/intl/it/policies/privacy/ . It is possible to prevent the use of Google Analytics cookies by downloading and installing the browser add-on at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=it .
 
tr facebook.com HTTP 6 months
Purpose of the cookie: Unclassified
Facebook disclosure: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/ Facebook (settings): access your account. Privacy section.

Category: Social

Marketing cookies are used to monitor visitors on websites. The intent is to display relevant and engaging ads for individual users, which are therefore the most valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Name of cookie Provider Type Expiry
__atuvc, addthis.com HTTP 13 months
It updates the social media sharing function counter of the website.
 
__atuvs addthis.com HTTP Session
Purpose of the cookie: It allows the user to see an updated counter if the page is shared on the social media sharing service, AddThis.
 
_at.cww, at-rand addthis.com HTTP Persistent
Purpose of the cookie: Used by the AddThis social media sharing platform
 
bt2 addthis.com HTTP 255 days
Purpose of the cookie: It is used by the AddThis social sharing platform to keep track of parts of a site that have been visited, in order to suggest viewing other parts of it
 
_at.cww, at-rand addthis.com HTTP Persistent
Purpose of the cookie: Used by the AddThis social media sharing platform
 
uid, uuid2 addthis.com HTTP 13 months
Purpose of the cookie: It creates a unique user ID generated by the computer. AddThis, owned by ClearspingTechnlogies, uses user IDs to allow the user to share content through social networks and provide detailed statistics to various providers and targeted advertisements.
Addthis privacy policy: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy
 
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE youtube.com HTTP 179 days
Purpose of the cookie: It tries to estimate the speed of the user's connection on pages with integrated YouTube videos.
 
YSC youtube.com HTTP Session
Purpose of the cookie: It records a unique ID for statistics, associated to the YouTube videos that have been viewed by the user
For policy information, visit: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/171780?hl=en-GB .

The information contained in the list of cookies above has been provided by the external companies that produce them. The companies have their own privacy policies, in which their applicable terms and deactivation procedures are provided.

AIA spa declines any responsibility deriving from the content and truthfulness of the privacy policies of the third parties included in this cookie policy.

6. Management of cookiesPlease note that if cookies are not activated on your device, the experience on the website may be subject to limitations that can also prevent browsing and the use of our services.

6.1 How can cookies be enabled and disabled?
There are various ways to manage cookies. By changing the browser configuration, you can choose to disable cookies or receive a notification before accepting them. It is possible to delete all cookies installed from the browser's cookie folder. There are different procedures for managing preferences for each browser. The following are instructions on how to manage cookies in the most commonly used browsers:

MICROSOFT WINDOWS EXPLORER: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835

GOOGLE CHROME: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB

MOZILLA FIREFOX: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=Enabling+and+disabling+cookies

APPLE SAFARI: https://www.apple.com/support/?path=Safari/5.0/en/9277.html

If you use a different browser, you can view the relevant guide for more information.

To find out how to manage cookies on your tablet or smartphone, view the relevant documentation or online support.

6.2 How can third party cookies be enabled and disabled?
External cookies are not installed by us, but by our business partners or other external parties when you visit our website. For this reason, in order to obtain information about the cookies that are installed and how to manage them, we recommend that you view the websites of the third parties involved. Please also refer to the web page that contains useful information on the use of cookies and measures to be taken to protect your privacy on the internet.