Cookie Policy

Definition of Cookie

Cookies are text files containing a small amount of data that a website asks the browser to store in the user’s device, generally to improve the browsing experience.

Cookies can be classified according to their origin in:

  • first party cookies, managed directly by the owner and/or manager of the website;
  • third-party cookies, belonging to domains other than the website you are visiting.

Cookies can be distinguished according to their life cycle in:

  • session cookies, deleted when you close the browser;
  • persistent cookies, which have an explicit expiry date and remain on the user’s device even when the browser is closed unless they are deleted by the user before their expiry date.

Cookies can be defined according to their purpose in:

  • technical cookies used to ensure the technical functioning of the website or to keep track of preferences expressed about the use of the website;
  • analytics cookies used to collect information on the use of the website in aggregate form;
  • profiling cookies, usually used in an attempt to serve relevant and personalized ads for each user.

The Regulation (EU) 2016/679 identifies two categories of cookies:

  • cookies for which it is sufficient that the website operator provides information;
  • cookies for which the individual user must provide prior consent.

More information on cookies can be found by consulting the English section of The Italian Data Protection Authority website https://www.garanteprivacy.it/.

How do we use cookies

Legatoria Editoriale Giovanni Olivotto L.E.G.O. S.p.A. (hereinafter referred to as L.E.G.O.) uses cookies to compile aggregate statistics on the use of the website, to enrich its content and improve the user visit experience. In particular, this website uses:

  • technical cookies, both session and persistent, necessary for the proper functioning of the website or part of it;
  • analytics cookie, for anonymous statistical analysis in order to improve the website, simplify its use and monitor its proper functioning.

The current legislation considers first and third-party analytics cookies as technical cookies if:

  • they are used only to produce aggregated statistics and regard a single website or mobile application;
  • at least the fourth component of the IP address is masked for third-party users;
  • third parties refrain from combining these analytics cookies with other processing or from transmitting them to third parties.

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google LLC – 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as Google) for browsing history, count of visits and navigation statistics.
The information and privacy notes regarding the operation and consent to the use of Google cookies are available at the following links:

  • https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/ (Google Marketing Platform overview);
  • https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites (How Google uses information from sites or apps that use its services);
  • https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies#types-of-cookies (Types of cookies used by Google);
  • https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage (Google Analytics Cookie Usage on Websites).

This website uses the free Google Analytics service, uses the IP anonymization function in Google Analytics and does not combine the data collected by Google Analytics with those of other Google products.

Youtube is a video sharing service provided by YouTube LLC – 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, California, USA (hereinafter referred to as YouTube) that allows sharing and viewing multimedia content on the network.
YouTube is a Google product. The information and privacy notes regarding the operation and consent to the use of Google cookies are available at the links listed in this section. This website uses the free Youtube service. The data collected by Youtube are not combined with those of other Google products.

This website uses WPML to determine the language with which the user prefers to consult the contents. WPML is a service provided by OnTheGoSystems Limited – 22/F 3 Lockhart Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong (hereinafter referred to as WPML). The information and privacy notes relating to the operation and consent to the use of WPML cookies are available on the page https://wpml.org/documentation/privacy-policy-and-gdpr-compliance/

This website does not use profiling cookies.

Google Analytics Cookies

If L.E.G.O. activates one or more features made available by the platform, Google Analytics may install and collect information anonymously through the following cookies:

Name Expiration Purpose
_ga 2 years Used by Google Analytics to distinguish one user from another.
_gid 24 hours It helps to create an analytical report of how the website is working. It is used to store anonymous information on how visitors use a website, including the number of visitors, the source that led them to the website and the pages visited.
_gat One minute Used to read and filter requests from bots.
_dc_gtm_<property- id=> One minute Used to store number of service requests. It is installed as an alternative to _gat in case the features of Google Analytics are implemented through Google Tag Manager.

If you want to prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics, please evaluate the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on available by following the link https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

YouTube Cookies

If L.E.G.O. activates one or more features made available by the platform, YouTube may install and collect information anonymously through the following cookies:

Name Expiration Purpose
PREF 8 months Used to store information such your preferences and other information, especially your language preference, the number of results you want to see on the page and whether or not you want to set up the Google Safesearch filter.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE 6 months Used to provide a bandwidth estimate and to determine which interface is best to use.
use_hitbox End Of Session Used to increase the counter of “views” on the Youtube video.
YSC End Of Session Register a unique ID for statistics related to which YouTube videos have been viewed by the user.

WPML Cookies

If L.E.G.O. activates one or more features made available by the platform, WPML may install and collect information anonymously through the following cookies:

Name Expiration Purpose
wp-wpml_current_language End Of Session Stores the current language.
wp-wpml_current_admin_language_{hash} End Of Session Stores the language of the administration area of the site.
_icl_visitor_lang_js End Of Session Stores the redirected language. This cookie is enabled for all website visitors when the Browser language redirect feature is active.
wpml_browser_redirect_test End Of Session Tests if cookies are enabled. This cookie is enabled for all website visitors when the Browser language redirect feature is active.

How to manage cookies?

By changing the preferences of the browser used, you can accept all cookies, accept only some, or reject them all. If you decide to block all cookies (therefore even those necessary for the proper functioning of the website or part of it) it may be impossible to access some areas of the website and use the services offered.

Below you can find links to the documentation on how to manage cookies in the main browsers listed in alphabetical order. For the setting of cookies in browsers different from those listed, please consult the documentation drawn up by the manufacturer of the browser chosen.

Google Chrome
Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Safari

Per ulteriori specifiche sui cookie e la loro gestione è possibile visitare il sito in lingua inglese allaboutcookies.org.

Last revision: june 2021