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COOKIE POLICY

WHAT ARE COOKIES

Cookies are small text files which are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to a particular client and website, and can be accessed either by the web server or the client computer.

Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can.

Cookies help:

  • - Remember your preferences, privacy/consent settings during and between visits
    - Make websites work as you'd expect
  • - Offer users free services/contents, thanks to advertising
  • - Improve the speed/security of the site
  • - Allow the user to share pages with social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Google + , etc.
  • - Allow websites to embed for you Youtube videos or Google Maps
  • - Continuously improve websites for users
  • - Make website marketing more efficient, ultimately helping websites to offer more services

We do not use cookies to:

  • - Collect any personally identifiable information without your express permission
  • - Collect any sensitive information

- You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

Will cookies collect my personal details?
Cookie technology does not collect information that allows you to become personally identifiable. It might be used to identify you as a unique but anonymous visitor to a website.

 

WEBSITE FUNCTIONAL COOKIES:

a - Our own Functional cookies

We use functional (technical or necessary) cookies to make our website work properly, These cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions such as page navigation and access to protected areas of the site. The website can not functions properly without these cookies. We use:

  • - PHPSESSID: session cookie – it is necessary to the web platform to identify a single user session
  • - cb-enabled - persistent - 12 months - remember your cookie setting on this site

This kind of cookies does not need users' prior consent.

 

b - Third party Function Cookies: Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, which helps to identify when our site isn't working as it should for particular technologies, how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so-called "analytics" or "statistic" programs also tell us how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

We use:

Cookies of Google Analytics: _ga, _gid.
_ga and _gid cookies to distinguish unique users, and the _gat cookie to throttle the request. » More here

We also inform you, all users IP have been anonymized and every other arrangement have been done in order that the third parties can not cross users data. Therefore, cookies of this service edited in this way are unable to identify users, so they are considered functional cookies and do not need users' prior consent.

 

PROFILING COOKIES:

a - First party profiling cookies

Touring Italy.net DOES NOT SET OWN PROFILING COOKIES

 

b - Third party profiling cookies

Our site, like most modern websites, includes functionalities provided by third parties such as embedded Google Search box, YouTube videos, Google Maps, Booking.com search box, Viator travelling widgets. These cookies are totaly out of our control, they are set, updated, managed, and fully controlled by their own websites/companies. In our site you may find these kinds of cookies set by services as:

  • - Google Fonts (Google Inc.): font library available for free from Google Inc., or used by Google itself on its maps. » Privacy Policy Google
    Location: USA
  • - Google Search (Google Inc.): a site search tool available for free from Google Inc., for our users to make searches in this site. » Privacy Policy Google
    Location: USA
  • - Booking.com Search Box: Users can search accomodation all over the world using this box » Privacy Policy Booking.com
    Location: USA
  • - Viator Widgets: These widgets help user to find "What to visit", "What to do", activities all over the world when travelling » Privacy Policy Viator.com
    Location: USA
  • - Google Maps API (Google Inc.) & Google Maps (Google Inc.):- to create our own maps powered by Google Maps API or embed maps Google Maps in this site. see: » Privacy Policy Google » Terms of Service
    Location: USA
  • - Google You Tube Video (Google Inc.) - you can find some You tube video on our site. Please take note, all of them were embedded with the setting "no-cookie", (that means they do not set cookies until you explicitly do not click on them) therefore they do not need users' prior consent.
    Location: USA
  • - Google reCAPTCHA (Google Inc.): it is an SPAM protection service provided by Google Inc., it analyzes traffic, potentially containing users' personal data, in order to filter it from parts of traffic, messages and content recognized as SPAM. For more information see the page for » Privacy Policy Google
    Location: USA

c - Social Website Cookies

You may also find "Like" or "Share" buttons by Facebook on our site. More here:

d - Advertising Cookies

Cookies are widely used in online advertising. They help to show you ads of your interest.

On or site you may find:

 

Please take note, disabling these cookies, all or some of them, will likely break the functions offered by these third party companies and also, you might  find white areas or incomplete pages.

 

GRANTING US PERMISSION TO USE COOKIES

If you agree with our cookies click on the "Accept" button placed on the banner at the top of any pages (if you haven't done yet). If you scroll, click or continue in any other ways using our website that also would mean you agree with our cookies.

 

TURNING COOKIES OFF

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so, however, will likely limit the functionality of ours and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites. Before you do, think about this. Also, blocking all cookies may adversely affect your internet browsing experience. That’s because many cookies are good cookies, used to save your settings and preferences for the sites you visit.
However, if you’re still determined to get rid of cookies, it is your free choice and it is just as simple as fixing your browser settings. Here’s how to do it from some of the most used browsers:
Mozilla Firefox: » Block websites from storing site preferences
Delete cookies to remove the information websites have stored on your computer. Delete cookies for a single site or Delete all cookies.
Google Chrome: » Manage your cookies and site data
Clear, block, enable and manage cookies in Chrome. You can choose to delete existing cookies, allow or block all cookies, and set preferences for certain websites:
Microsoft Edge: Clear Browsing Data:  » How to clear data collected or stored by Microsoft Edge, and how to block cookies
Internet Explorer: delete browsing history:  » How to delete cookie files in Internet Explorer
Safari: » Manage cookies and website data - Safari for macOS Sierra, how to manage cookies and website data using Safari
Opera: » How to manage cookies in Opera - How to enable, view or delete cookies? Learn how to manage cookies in Opera.
Safari iOS (mobile): » Safari web settings on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch - Clear the history and cookies from Safari on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

 

MANAGE THIRD-PARTY COOKIES

 

Now you have all the information you need to manage and delete cookies, but don’t forget that doing so might mean that the web doesn’t look the way you expect.

 

Also: » Privacy Policy of Touring Italy.net

 

 

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time.
Last up: May 24, 2018

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