Alke' Cookie Policy

 

Alkè Cookie Policy

 

This Cookie Policy has the aim of illustrating types and cathegories of cookies, purposes and methods of use, from Alkè s.r.l ("Alkè"), data controller, with office in Padua 35127, Via Cile 3-5-7, as well as to provide informations to the users regarding the actions to refuse or delete cookies from the company's web pages ("Sites"): www.alke.it / www.alke.com / www.alke.eu / www.alke.pt


This Cookie Policy constitutes an integral part of the Privacy Policy in Alkè's Sites (available from the link at the bottom of each site). The user may exercise the rights expected from the art.7 d.Igs. 196/03 and art. 15 GDPR 2016/679/UE, by sending an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., while, to change the settings about cookies he can procede following the indications written in this Cookie Policy.

How I give my consent to the acceptance of cookies
Closing the information banner displayed at the first visit on the Sites, scrolling the page or clicking any of its elements consent to the use of cookies.

What are cookies?
Cookies consist of portions of code (computer files or partial data), sent from a server to the user's Internet browser, and by that browser automatically stored on your computer and automatically sent to the server at each occurrence or subsequent access to the site. Usually a cookie contains the name of the website from which it comes from, the life span of the cookie ( that means for how long it will remain on the user's device), and a value, which is usually a unique number, generated randomly. Once they return, cookies are sent back to the website that originated them (first-party cookies) or to another site that recognizes them (third-party cookies). Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize the user's device and have different purposes such as, for example, allowing you to navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your favorite sites and, in general, improving the browsing experience. They also help to ensure that advertising contents displayed online are more targeted to an user and to his interests.

If the user decides to disable cookie, this can influence and/or limit his navigation experience inside Sites. For example he may not be able to visit certain section of the Site or he could not receive personalised informations when he visits Sites.

How do they work and how do you delete cookies ?
The operating modes and options to limit or block cookies can be adjusted by changing the settings on your Internet browser. The majority of Internet browsers are initially set to accept cookies automatically but the user can change these settings to block cookies, or to be alerted whenever cookies are sent to his device. There are several ways to manage cookies. For this purpose it is necessary to refer to the instructions manual or to the help screen of your browser to learn how to adjust or change the settings. The user is enabled in fact to change the default configuration and disable cookies by setting the security level higher.

Below the links to manage cookies on following browsers:
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
Apple Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cookies-information-websites-store-on-your-computer
Opera: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/


From mobile device:
Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265
Windows Phone: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

Note that disabling navigations cookies or functional ones can cause malfunction of the Site and / or limit the service offered.
If the user uses different devices to see and access the Sites ( for example, computer, smartphone, tablet , etc . ) , must ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to reflect the cookies preferences . To remove cookies from the Internet browser or from your smartphone / tablet you should refer to the user manual of the device .


What types and what categories of cookies uses Alkè and for what purpose?
Alkè only uses Technical Cookies to make the use of the Sites more easy and to better adjust the Sites and products to the interests and needs of the users. Cookies can be used even to speed up the user's future experiences and activities in the Sites. In addition Alkè uses cookies to fill in anonymus statistics that help to know how users use the Sites and improve the stucture and the contents in the Sites.


Technical cookies
Technical cookies are essential for the proper functioning of the Sites and allow users to navigate the Sites and take advantage of the features (eg allow the storage of previous actions, or allow you to save the user's session and / or performing other activities strictly necessary for the functioning of the Sites).


This category also analytical cookies that help Alkè understand how users interact with the Sites providing information on the previous visited page, the number of sections and pages viewed, time spent on the Sites and each story has emerged during navigation, such as an error message, and help you understand all the difficulties that you encounter in the use of the Sites. This information may be associated with user details such as IP address, domain or browser; however, they are analyzed along with other user information so as not to identify a particular user to the other. These cookies are collected and aggregated anonymously and enable Alkè to improve the performance of Sites.


Cookie profiling First Party
We use these purely for internal research on how we can improve the service we provide for all our users.

The cookies simply assess how you interact with our website – as an anonymous user (they data gathered does not identify you personally).

Also, this data is not shared with any third parties or used for any other purpose. The anonymised statistics could be shared with contractors working on communication projects under contractual agreement with the Alkè. However, you are free to refuse these types of cookies – either via the cookie banner you will see on the first page you visit.

Analytics cookies are:

Name: _pk_id#

Service: Corporate web analytics service, based on Matomo open source software

Purpose: Recognises website visitors (anonymously – no personal information is collected on the user)

Cookie type and duration: First-party persistent cookie, 13 months

Name: _pk_ses#

Service: Corporate web analytics service, based on Matomo open source software

Purpose: Identifies the pages viewed by the same user during the same visit. (anonymously – no personal information is collected on the user)

Cookie type and duration: First-party persistent cookie, 30 minutes


Cookie profiling Third Party
Third-party cookies are set by a different domain than the user's one. If a user visits a site and a different company sends the information using that same webpage, you are in the presence of third-party cookie.
If you do not wish to receive third-party cookies on your device, through the links listed below, you can access to informations and consent forms to such third parties and exclude the receipt. These cookies are not controlled directly by the Sites, therefore, to withdraw the consent it is necessary to refer to the websites of third parties. Some widgets provided by social networks (eg. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google Maps, etc.) can use their third-party cookies.

Cookie name: _ga

Purpose: is part of the Google Analytics analysis and monitoring service. This is a cookie that expires 2 years after creation or upgrade. It is used to distinguish users and number visits to the site.

Expiration: after 2 years

Third-party: Yes (Google), Google’s privacy policy link

 

Cookie name: _gat

Purpose: is part of the Google Analytics analysis and monitoring service. This is a cookie that expires 10 minutes after creation or upgrade. It is used to block the number of analysis script requests so you can only consider the user visits.

Expiration: after 10 minutes

Third-party: Yes (Google), Google’s privacy policy link

Cookie name: _gid

Purpose: is part of the Google Analytics analysis and monitoring service. This is a cookie that expires 24 hours after creation or upgrade. It is used to identify navigation sessions.

Expiration: after 24 hours

Third-party: Yes (Google), Google’s privacy policy link

Cookie name: pref

Purpose: is part of the video embedding service on the websites offered by YouTube. This is a cookie that expires 8 months after creation or upgrade.

Expiration: after 8 months

Third-party: Yes (YouTube), Google’s privacy policy link

 

Cookie name: visitor_info1_live

Purpose: is part of the video embedding service on the websites offered by YouTube. This is a cookie that expires 8 months after creation or upgrade.

Expiration: after 8 months

Third-party: Yes (YouTube), Google’s privacy policy link

 

Cookie name: ysc

Purpose: is part of the video embedding service on the websites offered by YouTube. This is a cookie that expires at the end of the navigation session.

Expiration: at the end of the navigation session

Third-party: Yes (YouTube), Google’s privacy policy link

 

Cookie name: _ga_*

Purpose: part of the Google Analytics tracking and analysis service. This is a cookie that expires 1 year after being creation or updating. It is used to distinguish users and number visits to the site.

Expiration: 1 year

Third-party: Yes (Google), Google’s privacy policy link

 

Cookie name: _gat_gtag_UA_*

Purpose: part of the Google Analytics tracking and analysis service. This is a cookie that expires 1 year after being creation or updating. It is used to distinguish users and number visits to the site.

Expiration: 1 year

Third-party: Yes (Google), Google’s privacy policy link

 

Cookie name: __cf_bm

Purpose: Functional.

Expiration: 30 minutes.

Third-party: Yes (CloudFlare), CloudFlare’s privacy policy link

 

Cookie name: vuid

Purpose: browsing behaviour.

Expiration: 2 years.

Third-party:Yes (Vimeo), Vimeo’s privacy policy link

 

 

Google Analytics: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB

 

 

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