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Below we inform you in a transparent manner on how c.d. Cookies operate on this website (hereinafter "Site")

Definition of “cookie".
Cookies are small amount of data (letters and/or numbers) which can be stored by the web server on the client ( the browser, e.g. Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Opera...) as information that can be used solely in the course of a session (session cookies) or at a later date (persistent cookies). Cookies are customized according to user preferences from the single browser on the specific device used (computer, tablet, smartphone).

Similar technologies, such as web beacon, transparent GIF and all forms of local storage introduced with HTML5, can be used to gather information on user behavior and his/her use of services.

A cookie can not retrieve any data from the user's hard drive, transmit computer viruses or acquire email addresses.Each cookie is unique to the user's web browser. Some cookie functions can be delegated to other technologies. The term "cookie" here refers to cookies and all similar technologies.

According to characteristics and use, we distinguish various types of cookies:

Technical Cookies which are strictly necessary . These cookies are essential for the proper functioning of a website and are used to manage various services related to a websites (for example, login or access to the reserved functions). The duration of these cookies is strictly limited to the session of work, but they can store data for a longer period of time to remember user preferences. Disallowing strictly necessary cookies can compromise User experience and website browsing.

Analytics and performance cookies: these cookies are used to collect and analyze traffic and the use of a website anonymously.
These cookies, without identifying the user, can detect if the same user returns to connect at different times. They help monitor the system and improve performance and usability. The deactivation of these cookies can be carried out without any functional loss and will be discussed in detail later.

Profiling cookies. These are permanent cookies used to identify (anonymously or not anonymously ) user preferences and improve their browsing experience. When entering a website, the user can receive cookies from other sites or different web servers (so-called "third parties") which contain elements such as images, maps, sounds, specific links to pages of other domains.

For more information on these cookies, not used by the Site, please visit the appropriate section on the website:http://www.garantedellaprivacy.it/cookie.

Purpose of the processing and use of technical session cookies.
All technical cookies used on the Site are exclusively for the purpose of performing IT authentication and /or the storage of specific technical information on users who access the Server of the Data Controller. It would be impossible to perform some operations on the Site without the use of cookies, which in some cases are technically necessary. By way of example, access to reserved areas of the Site and any activities that may be carried out therein would be much more complex to carry out and less secure without the presence of cookies that allow the user to be identified and retain his/her identification during the course of the session.

In order to establish a correct regulation of such devices, it is necessary to distinguish cookies (assuming that there are no technical characteristics that differentiate them from one another) on the basis of the aims pursued by those who use them. The legislator has also moved in this direction, in implementation of the provisions contained in the directive 2009/136 EC., by reserving the obligation to acquire the user’s prior and informed consent only to cookies that are used for purposes that are other than purely technical (under Article 1 paragraph 5, lett. a), of the Italian Legislative Decree no. 69of 28 May 2012, which modifies Article 22 of the Code). The European organization that unites all the Guarantors for the privacy of the various Member States has clarified in Opinion 4/2012 (WP 198) entitled "Exemption from the consent to the use of cookies" that it is not necessary to obtain the preventive and informed consent of the user for the following cookies:

1. Cookies with data compiled by the user (session ID), which last a session or persistent cookies with a duration limited to a few hours;
2. Authentication cookies, used for authenticated services, that last one session;
3. Security cookies focused on the User to detect authentication abuses, which are persistent for a limited period of time;
4. Session cookies for multimedia players, such as cookies for "flash" readers, which last one session;
5. Session load balancing cookies, which last one session;
6. Persistent cookies for customizing the user interface, which last one session (or a little longer sometimes);
7. Cookies for sharing content through social plug-ins of third parties, for members of a social network who have logged in.

The Data Controller therefore informs that only technical cookies (such as those listed above) are used on the Site, as they are necessary and allow essential functions such as: authentication, validation, management of a browsing session and fraud prevention. Also they identify if the user has had regular access to areas of the site that require prior authentication and allow user validation and the management of sessions related to the various services and applications, the storage of data for access in secure mode and the functions of control and prevention of fraud.
For maximum transparency, we list below a series of examples of technical cookies and specific modes of use on the Site:

Third party cookies
Visiting a website you may receive cookies from sites managed by other organizations ("third parties") who may reside in Italy or abroad.
An example present in most of the websites is the presence of You Tube videos, Google API, use of Googel Maps and the use of "social plugins" for Facebook, Twitter, Googel + and LinkedIn. These are parts of the page generally visited directly by the aforementioned sites and integrated into the page of the host site. The use of social plugins is aimed at sharing content on social networks in order to increase the visitor's user experience.

The presence of plugins involves the transmission of cookies to and from all sites managed by third parties. The treatment of information collected by "third parties" is governed by the relevant regulations which you are kindly requested to refer to.
To ensure greater transparency and convenience, here follow web addresses of regulations and procedures for the management of cookies, specifying that the Data Controller is not responsible for the operation on this website of third-party cookies.
Responsibility for the operation of third-party cookies.
In this regard, reference is made to what stated in the General Provision of the Privacy Guarantor on cookies of May 8, 2014:"There are many reasons why it is not possible to put the publisher in charge of providing information and acquiring consent to the installation of cookies in the context of his/her site by" third parties". Firstly, the publisher would need to have the tools and the economic and legal capacity to take charge of the obligations of third parties and therefore also be able to check from time to time the correspondence between what was declared by the third parties and the purposes they actually pursue with the use of cookies.This is made very difficult by the fact that the publisher often does not directly know all the third parties who install cookies through his/her site and consequently ignores the logic underlying the related treatments. Moreover, sometimes between the publisher and the third parties there are subjects who play the role of concessionaires and therefore it is very difficult for the publisher to control the activity of all the subjects involved. Third-party cookies could then be modified by suppliers in time and it would be impractical to ask publishers to keep track of these subsequent changes. "
As indicated by the Privacy Guarantor, this Site does not have the possibility to control third-party cookies when it uses third party services (You Tube, Google Maps, "social buttons"), that only the third parties are responsible for. In addition, we remind that the user may delete and block the operation of cookies at any time, using browser plugins and modifying browser settings as indicated in the various browser manuals.

Mandatory or optional consent for the operation of cookies that do not pursue marketing purposes.
It is not mandatory to acquire the consent to the use of technical cookies or third-party cookies or analytics that are similar to technical cookies. Their deactivation and/or a denial of consent will impede correct navigation on the Site and / or the access to services, pages, functions or contents there available.

Data Controller and Manager
The identification details of the Data Controller are as follows: Ottica Urbani s.n.c. with registered office in San Marco 1280, 30124 Venice.

Exercise of the rights of the interested party

With particular reference to users' rights in the field of cookies, we provide below some links for further information:

AboutCookie.org: for more information on cookies and how they affect the browsing experience.
Youronlinechoices.com: for a wide vision on cookies, best practices and the use of targeted advertising through the use of Cookies The Cookie Section on http://www.garanteprivacy.it/cookies.it for best practices provided by the Guarantor for the protection of personal data.

At any time it will be possible - without formalities whatsoever - to exercise the rights referred to in artArticle 13 of the 2016/679 EU Regulation, better described in the privacy policy on the Site and to which reference should be made. The exercise of such rights is not subject to any form of constraint.