This policy on the use of cookies on sardinia4emotions.eu web site is made in order to respect the italian art. 13 of the privacy law (D.Lgs. n. 196/2006) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679.
The website uses cookies to ensure the proper functioning of the procedures and improve the experience of use of online applications. This document provides detailed information on the use of cookies and how to manage them.

Introduction to the Policy of cookies

Cookies are short pieces of text (letters and/or numbers) that allow the web server to store on the client (the browser) information to be reused during the same visit to the site (session cookies) or later, even after days (persistent cookies). Cookies are stored, according to user preferences from a single browser on the specific device used (PC, tablet, smartphone).

Tipology of cookie

Based on the characteristics and use of cookies, we can distinguish several categories:
Navigation cookies. These are cookies used for the proper functioning of the sites, such as Management of logins and access to sensitive functions of the site. The duration of cookies is often limited to the working session and they are usually deleted when you close your browser.
Cookies for analysis and performance. These cookies are used to collect and analyze traffic and using of the site anonymously. These cookies, although without identifying the user, allow, for example, to detect if the same user returns to connect at different times. They also allow the owner of the site to monitor the system and improve its performance and usability. The deactivation of these cookies can be executed without any loss of functionality. In particular, this site uses cookies of this kind provided by third parties (Google Analytics).
Cookies profiling. These are persistent cookies used to identify (anonymously or not) user preferences and improve its navigation experience. In particular, this site uses cookies of this kind, provided by third parties (Google and Tourmake).
Cookies to integrate third-parts products and software functions. This type of cookie incorporates features developed by third parts within the pages of the site, such as icons and preferences expressed in social networks in order to share the contents of the site or for the use of third-parts software services; there are various kind of third-parts software such as programs to generate maps and additional software that offer other services, like banner of advertisements. Third-parts domains and partner sites send this kind of cookies, beacuse they provide functionalities on the pages of site. In particular, this site uses cookies of this type.

Navigation cookies used

In particular, this site uses a cookie of this category (technical – “cookie_notice_accepted”), to manage the user’s consent to the use of cookies. The cookie “cookie_notice_accepted” is activated once the user clicks “I Accept” on the banner of use of cookies and it has persistence 30 days; it allows the site to remember, in the future, the preference about cookies expressed by the user. You can prevent it from being enabled by avoiding to click on the Accept button.
Only in particular sections there are other technical cookies used for the technology WordPress. Their names start in “WP” or “WordPress”.

Google Analytics

This web site includes some components transmitted by Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). It is based on cookies collected by third parties and managed anonymously to monitor and improve the performance of the host site (cookies performance).
Google Analytics uses “cookies” to collect and analyze anonymous information about site usage behavior (including your IP address). This information is collected by Google Analytics, which processes them in order to draw up reports for the site administrators. This site does not use (and do not allow others to use) the Google analytics tool to track or collect personally identifiable information. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a user. Google can also communicate this information to third parties unless required by law or where such third parties process the information on the behalf of Google.
For more information, you can read this page:
https://www.google.it/policies/privacy/partners
You can selectively disable the action of installing Google Analytics on your browser component opt-out provided by Google. For more info about disabling the action of Google Analytics, you can read this page:
https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Google Maps, Google Street View and Tourmake – third parties cookies

This site shows Google Maps in various sections and sometimes virtual tours consisting of 360-degree panoramic photographs, via Google Street View and Tourmake.
The maps are provided via API and do not use profiling cookies, so they are always visible on the sites.
Virtual tour uses profiling cookies. As they are profiling cookies, at the first opening of our site we ask you if you want to accept them, through the banner of cookies information.
– Only after an affirmative answer, the site is completely usable.
– With a negative answer or without answer, the site remains almost entirely usable, but the virtual tours present in the various pages will not be available (anyway there will be a link to the external tour on Google Street View or Tourmake).
Once you have chosen to accept third-party profiling cookies or not, you can always change your mind, modifying the option. To do this, you will have to clear your browser’s cache, reopen a site page and select “Accept” or “Reject” in the cookie information banner.
For more information:

https://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/privacy/
https://policies.google.com/technologies/types
https://tourmake.it/it/informativa-cookie


Google Adsense

Google AdSense is an advertising service provided by Google Inc. and it uses cookies to track and optimize the advertisements to show, based on user preferences.
The user can preventively block this type of cookie on this site, avoiding clicking on Accept on the usage cookie banner.
For more detailed information on ADsense cookies and for information regarding their disabling, consult the pages provided by Google:
http://www.google.com/intl/it_it/policies/technologies/ads/
http://www.google.com/intl/it_it/policies/technologies/managing/
https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites?hl=it

Disabling cookies on the browser

The types of cookies used by the site that do not concern user profiling do not require explicit consent, in order to proceed with navigation; the non-acceptance of profiling cookies through a special banner does not disable all other cookies. In any case it is possible to disable cookies completely by modifying the settings of the borwser; bear in mind that doing so could lose the ability to properly use some of the features of the site. At any time, you can delete all previously installed cookies, emptying the browser’s cookie folder. Each browser has different procedures for managing settings; we report below the links to the management procedures for the most common tools:
Microsoft Edge: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy
Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/it-it/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-managecookies
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=it
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
Apple Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201265