This Privacy Policy is provided electronically, in accordance with Article 13 of Legislative Decree No. 196 of 2003 (Data Protection Act), to I.L.M.E.  S.p.A. portal and web service users, and is accessible via the www.ilme.com homepage. This Privacy Policy is limited to navigation on the websites mentioned and has no value for websites external to www.ilme.com, even when viewed from links on the website.

This Privacy Policy describes website management methods by I.L.M.E.  S.p.A. in relation to the processing of personal data of users who use and choose to register for the website and/or on-line services.

The www.ilme.com website uses cookies to ensure the best possible experience when browsing the website. This Privacy Policy provides you with clear and understandable information about the cookies used and the purposes for which these cookies are used on this website. By using or accessing the website and by accepting our cookie policy by clicking on the “close” pop-up button relating to our cookie information, you confirm your acceptance of this cookies policy. This policy may change, and your continued use of the website is considered as an acceptance of such changes, so please regularly check this policy to view current updates. In any case, we inform you that this consent is valid for 12 months, after which you will be required to re-accept our cookies policy.

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

A cookie is a file of letters and numbers that can be stored on your browser or your computer hard drive when you visit the website. Cookies contain information about your visits and your preferences relating to the said website.

WHY USE COOKIES?

Cookies are commonly used by websites for various purposes. Cookies are used on websites to allow you to customise website navigation according to your needs and provide a better and more tailored experience. Cookies help to improve website performance. In particular, they:

  • Help you browse efficiently between website pages
  • Protect your security
  • Remind you of your preferences and recognise you when you return to websites
  • Customise the website according to your individual interests
  • Evaluate the way people use the services in order to improve them and the browsing experience
  • Customise advertising and make content more relevant for you
  • Speed ​​up your searches
  • Make the website easier to use
  • Generally provide a better on-line experience

Cookies are not dangerous and do not constitute a threat to on-line privacy since they do not store sensitive data. The cookies used on this website do not collect any information that personally identifies you, such as your name or address. Moreover, your information will never be sold to third parties.

HOW LONG DO COOKIES REMAIN ON YOUR COMPUTER?

Two types of cookies can be used on the website: session and persistent cookies.

Session cookies – these are temporary cookies that remain on your device as long as you stay on the website.

Persistent cookies – these cookies remain stored on your hard disk until you delete them or until they reach their expiration date. Persistent cookies may, for example, be used to remember your preferences when using the website and to recognise you when you return.

MANAGING COOKIES

Most Internet browsers are initially set to accept cookies automatically. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings to reject cookies, this system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to this website. You can refuse to accept cookies by activating the appropriate settings on your browser. If you wish, you can set your browser to specify that restricting the use of cookies may affect the running of this website and that you may not be able to access certain areas of same. Depending on your browser, you can find more information at the following links:

If you use multiple devices to access this website (for example a computer and mobile phone), you will need to ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to suit your preferences regarding cookies. Mobile phone users may need to consult the phone’s manual to find more details on how to block cookies using the respective mobile browser.

CONSENT

By using and continuing to use this website and its features, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with this cookies policy. Acceptance of our cookies policy is provided by clicking on the “close” button located in the pop-up message that will appear when you first visit our website. Once accepted, your choice will be stored for one year on your PC using cookies (for more details see chart at the bottom of the page), after which this pop-up reappears. Should you want to reverse your acceptance of this cookies policy, simply follow the instructions in the “Managing cookies” section.

WHAT ARE THE MAIN TYPES OF COOKIES?

Technical cookies

This type of cookie is absolutely necessary for the proper operation of certain sections of the website. They fall into two categories, persistent and session cookies:

  • persistent cookies: once the browser is closed, they are not destroyed but are stored until a set expiration date
  • session cookies: they are deleted every time the browser is closed

These cookies are required to correctly view the website and for the technical services offered; they will always be used and sent, unless the user changes browser settings (thus affecting website page display).

Analytical cookies

Cookies in this category are used to gather information about website use. The website will use this information for anonymous statistical analyses, in order to improve use of the website and make the experience more interesting and relevant to the needs of users. This type of cookie collects anonymous data on user activity and on how they arrive at the website.

Analytical cookies for third party services

These cookies are used to collect anonymous information about use of the website by users, such as pages they visit, time spent, traffic source, geographical origin, age, gender and interests for the purpose of marketing campaigns.

Cookies to integrate third party products and software features

This type of cookie incorporates features developed by third parties within the pages of the website, such as icons and preferences expressed in social networks, in order to share the website contents or to use third-party software services (such as software that generates maps and additional software that offers extra services). These cookies are sent from third-party domains and partner websites that offer their features on the website’s pages.

Profile cookies

These cookies are used to create user profiles and send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed within the website’s pages.

Please remember that, as I.L.M.E. S.p.A. only uses technical cookies, under current regulations the company is not required to ask consent for cookies, since these are necessary to provide the services requested. According to an analysis on current regulations, Google Analytics can generate non-customised profiling cookies. Also, for your protection, please note that the Google Analytics cookies will remain inhibited until you authorise our cookies.

The website may contain links to other websites that have their own privacy policy. These may be different from the one adopted by I.L.M.E. S.p.A., which therefore cannot be held liable for these websites.

I.L.M.E. S.p.A. makes use of the Google Analytics service of Google, Inc. (hereinafter “Google”) to generate statistics on web portal use; Google Analytics uses cookies (not of third parties) that do not save personal data. The information derived from cookies on website use by users will be transmitted from the user’s browser to Google, with headquarters at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States, and stored on the company’s own servers.

According to the current service conditions, Google will use this information, as independent data controller, to track and review website use, compile reports on website activities for website operator use, and provide other services concerning website activities, connection methods (mobile, PC, browser used, etc.) and portal page search and hit methods. Google can also transfer this information to third parties where required by law or where these third parties process said information for Google. Google will not link your IP address to any other data in Google’s possession.

To consult Google’s privacy policy regarding Google Analytics services, please visit http: //www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

For information on Google privacy rules, please visit: http://www.google.com/intl/it/privacy/privacy-policy.html.