Cookie Policy - ABC Prato

Cookie Policy

What are Cookies

Cookies are small text files that the websites you visit send and register in your browser – internet access system –   and are sent back to the same websites on your following visit. Cookies are not programmes, they do not contain viruses or software harmful for your computer.  Some cookies are technically indispensable for the operation of the website because some operations could not be carried out without the use of cookies.

Cookies can be managed directly by the owner of the website or be supplied by third parties, that is, by web sites or web servers different from the one you are visiting.

According to their characteristics and functions, cookies can remain in your browser for different periods of time. Session cookies last only the time of your visit of the websites, when you close the session they are removed automatically by the surfing system. Persistent cookies remain in the browser’s memory until they expire.

Types of Cookies

According to the regulation in force in Italy, the use of technical cookies does not require the express consent of the user.

In fact, they are cookies indispensable for the operation of the website or necessary to carry out the activities requested by the user.

The Italian Data Protection Authority has included among the technical cookies (refer to Gen. Prov. ‘Identification of the simplified modalities for the policy and acquisition of the consent for the use of cookies – 8 May 2014‘ ) :

  • Surfing cookies that guarantee the normal surfing and use of the website, they allow saving preferences and optimising the surfing experience;
  • Analytics cookies, through which statistic information is acquired in aggregated form on the number of users and on how these visit the same site.
  • Functionality cookies that allow the user to surf thanks to some selected criteria (for example language, products selected for the purchase…) to improve the same service.

There are also profile cookies used to create profiles related to the user and used, for example, to send advertising messages in line with the preferences shown during the web surfing. These cookies require the consensus of the user.

Cookies used by this website

  • Technical surfing cookies
  • Functionality cookies
  • Analytics cookies that allow understanding how the website is used by the users: the information is treated in aggregate form.
  • Cookie of third parties used for the own finalities of said third parties. On said subjects and relative cookies we cannot have specific control. To obtain information on the relative characteristics and operation modalities and to give specific consent consult the cookies information of the services listed following.

Cookies of third parties used by this website   

  • Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

It is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses the Personal Data collected to trace and examine the use of this online space, compile reports and share them with other services developed by Google. Google may use the Personal Data to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own advertising network.

Personal data collected: Cookies and use Data.

Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy Opt Out (

How to manage the Cookies with the main Browsers

You can authorise, block, or cancel (totally or partially) the cookies also through the specific functions of your navigation programme. If all or some of the cookies are disabled, it is possible that the website may not be consultable, that some services or certain functions may not be available or do not work properly and/or you could be forced to manually modify or insert some information or preferences every time you visit the website.

For more information on how to set the cookies use preferences through your browser, consult the relative instructions clicking on the following links:

Google Chrome

Mozilla Firefox

Apple Safari 

Microsoft Windows Explorer 

The information is given only for the website in question and not for other websites possibly consulted by the user through link. For further information regarding personal data processing as set forth in article 13 of Legislative Decree 196/2003 – Personal Data Protection Code refer to the Privacy Policy Information Note.

For further information on behavioural advertising see