Cookie Policy

Cookie policy

This document has been prepared by the Data Controller (hereinafter the “DATA CONTROLLER”), as the Data Controller responsible for processing personal data derived from browsing this website (hereinafter the “SITE”).

The DATA CONTROLLER informs you that this SITE uses technical cookies to guarantee an optimal browsing experience. This cookies policy (hereinafter the “COOKIE POLICY”), which must be read as a supplement to the information provided in the Privacy Policy, describes the types of cookies and other technologies used on the SITE, as well as the reasons and the conditions for using the cookies. Be advised that some cookies are necessary for the SITE to be displayed and browsed properly and by continuing to browse this SITE, you accept the use of these cookies.

A User may, in any case, prevent cookies from being installed by changing the browser settings, or by disabling the use of sites through the browser directly, as specified in detail below.

Use of cookies

The SITE uses cookies to make its services simple and efficient for the User as they browse the pages. Users who browse the SITE will see small pieces of information saved onto the device being used, such as a computer of a mobile device. This information is stored in text files called “cookies” and saved in a directory used by the User’s web browser. There are various types of cookie, some are used to make using the SITE more effective, other are used to enable certain functions.

Analysing them in detail, our cookies are used to :

  • store the preferences entered;
  • prevent the same information, for example the username and password, from having to be re-entered during a browsing session;
  • analyse the use of the services and the content provided by in order to optimise the browsing experience and the services offered.

Types of cookie

Technical cookies

This type of cookie allows certain sections of the SITE to function correctly. There are two categories: persistent and session:

  • persistent: when the browser is closed, these cookies are not deleted but remain stored on the device until a pre-set expiry time is reached
  • session: these cookies are deleted when the browser is closed

These cookies, which are always sent from our domain, are needed to correctly display the SITE and are related to the technical services offered. So they are always used and sent, unless the User has altered their browser settings (thus potentially disrupting how the SITE is displayed and functions).

Analytical cookies

Cookies in this category are used to collect information on how the SITE is used. will use this type of information for anonymous statistical analysis purposes in order to improve the use of the SITE and to make the content even more interesting and attuned to the wishes of Users. This type of cookie collects data in an anonymous form and regards what the User does on the SITE and how the User arrived at the SITE. Analytical cookies are sent from the same SITE or from a third party’s domain.

Analysis cookies for third-party services

These cookies are used to collect information in an anonymous form on how the SITE is used by Users. The information includes: pages viewed, time spent on a page, the origin of the incoming traffic, geographic origin, age, gender and interests for marketing purposes. These cookies are sent from third-party domains which are external to the SITE.

Cookies used to integrate third-party products and software functions

This type of cookie integrates functionality developed by third parties into the pages of the SITE. It can include icons and any preferences expressed on social media networks. Cookies are used to share site content or to use third-party software services (such as software to generate maps or other software offering additional services). These cookies are sent from third-party domains and from partner sites that provide their functionality on the pages of the SITE.

Profiling cookies

These cookies are needed to create a User profile for the purposes of sending advertising messages which match the preferences expressed by the User on the pages of the SITE., in accordance with current legislation, is not required to seek consent to use technical cookies and analytical cookies, since they are necessary to provide the services requested.

For every other type of cookie, consent may be expressed by the User through one or more of the following:

  • Through specifically configuring the browser used or the relative software programs used to browse the pages which make up the SITE.
  • Through alterations to the settings in the use of third-party services.

Both these solutions could prevent the User from using or viewing parts of the SITE.

Third-party websites and services

The SITE may contain links to other websites that have their own privacy policy which could be different to that adopted by and hence does not cover these other sites.

Cookie list

The SITE does not make use of profiling cookies but only uses technical cookies and session cookies as indicated in the table below. We reserve the right to update and to supplement this table in the event that other cookies are used.

Cookie Domain Expiry Third-party cookie Permanent cookie Profiling cookie Session cookie
PHPSESSID 1969-12-31T23:59:59.000Z YES
_ga 2020-06-10T08:10:50.000Z YES YES
_gat_UA-116157538-2 2018-06-11T08:11:50.000Z YES YES
_gid 2018-06-12T08:10:50.000Z YES YES

How to disable cookies through your browser settings.

If you want to change how your browser handles cookies as you browse the internet, use the following links to the respective browser suppliers.

Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome
Internet Explorer
Safari 6/7 Mavericks
Safari 8 Yosemite
Safari on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch


Data Controller

The Data Controller is Grandi Salumifici Italiani S.p.A. and Parmareggio S.p.A.

Last updated 07 May 2018