Information on cookie
1. What cookies are
This document provides information on the cookies present on the www.foodexplore.com site managed by the EXPLEA SRL company, whose registered office is based at Via Umbria, 58 20831 Seregno (MB) - Italy. Cookies are text strings sent to the user by the web site visited. They are stored on the computer’s hard disk, thus enabling the web site to recognize users and store information about them, so as to guarantee or improve the service offered.
There are various types of cookies. Some are necessary to be able to explore the Site, others serve to guarantee internal safety, administer the system, conduct statistical analyses, understand which sections of the Site interest users the most or offer a personalized visit to the Site.
The Site uses technical and profiling cookies. This applies to both the user’s computer and any other device that the user may use to visit the Site.
To be more precise, our cookies serve to:
- Store the preferences set;
- Avoid having to enter the same information more than once while visiting the site, for example, the user name and password;
- Analyse the use of services and contents provided by the Site to optimize navigation and the services offered.
We reserve the right to modify this policy at any time.
Any change to this policy will take effect starting from the date of its publication on the Site.
1.1 How to give your consent to receive cookies
1.2 How to the change the cookie preferences
Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can normally change the settings to disable this function. You can block all types of cookies, or accept to receive only some of them and disable others. From the "Options" or "Preferences" section on the browser menu, you can choose not to receive cookies and other user tracing technologies, and to be notified by the browser of the activation of these technologies. Alternatively, you can consult the "Help" section of the toolbar present in most browsers.
You can also select the browser to be used from the list below and follow the instructions given on the sites indicated:
- Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies
- Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647
- Apple Safari: https://support.apple.com/it-it/HT201265
- Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Gestione%20dei%20cookie
- Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.00/it/cookies.html
From a mobile device:
- Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647
- Safari: https://support.apple.com/it-it/HT201265
- Windows Phone: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies
For further information on cookies and how to manage preferences concerning cookies (first-party and/or third-party), visit also the www.youronlinechoices.com platform. It is however pointed out that disabling navigation or functional cookies may cause the Site to malfunction and/or limit the service provided.
2. Technical cookies
Technical cookies are those used exclusively to send a communication on an electronic communication network or to the degree strictly necessary for the provider of a service of the information company expressly requested by the subscriber or user to provide that service.
They are not used for other purposes and are normally installed directly by the data controller or the web site manager.
They can be divided into navigation or session cookies, which guarantee normal navigation and use of the web site (thus allowing the user, for example, to make a purchase or access private areas).
The technical cookies used by the Site are:
- Session cookies
They are used to manage login and access to the private functions of the site. Disabling them prevents the services accessible from the login from being used.
3. First-party profiling cookies
The Site does not use first-party profiling cookies.
4. Third-party profiling cookies
Third-party cookies are set by a different domain from that visited by the user. Third-party cookies are those sent by a different company from the owner of the site that the user has visited.
The Site permits the use of the following third-party profiling cookies:
- Google Analytics cookies
Our pages use the third-party performance cookies of Google Analytics (service provided by Google, Inc.) to allow us to collect data in anonymous form and examine visitors’ behaviour while using the site and to improve its usability and the navigation experience. From the Google Analytics panel, we can understand whether the visits were made by new visitors or returning visitors and check how they navigate through the pages (entry and exit links, movements between pages, time spent on them and geographical origin of the visitors, etc…).
For further information on Google Analytics, see the sites:
You can disable Google Analytics using tools provided by Google. For further information see the site:https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
- Social widget cookies
Some widgets provided by the social networks (for example, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google Maps, etc.) use their own third-party cookies. Disabling them does not interfere with the use of the site, except in sections where widgets may be installed (for example, for the integration of videos or maps) and in, some cases, with the possibility of sharing contents quickly or commenting on some areas of the site.
Facebook information: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/
Facebook (configuration): access your own account. Privacy section.
Twitter information: https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170514
Twitter (configuration): https://twitter.com/settings/security
Google+ information: http://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/technologies/cookies/
Google+ (configuration): http://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/technologies/managing/
AddThis information: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy
AddThis (configuration): http://www.addthis.com/privacy/opt-out
- Advertising cookies
Advertising cookies are installed to show contents associated with their preferences to visitors to the site. They may therefore be used to show advertising contents targeted at the user’s interests. Cookies of this kind function in collaboration with third-party sites and keep track of past navigation on pages present in different domains. Cookies of this type normally store the user’s IP address and other information, which may include personal data.
Google Adwords information: http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/
Google Adwords (configuration): https://www.google.it/settings/ads/onweb#display_optout