Cookies Disclosure pursuant to Art. 13 of Italian Legislative Decree no. 196/2003
Cookies are short text files (letters and/or numbers) that allow the web server to record information on the user’s internet browser that will be reutilised while the user is on the internet site (session cookies) or subsequently, including after several days (persistent cookies). In accordance with the user’s preferences, the cookies are stored by the individual browser on the specific device used (computer, tablet, or smartphone).
Cookies have different uses. Firstly, they are used to transmit electronic communications or to provide the service requested by the user. Specifically, they activate and optimise the functioning of the website, conduct electronic authentications and prevent abuse, monitor sessions, improve the user’s navigation experience, for example, by maintaining access to restricted areas during navigation through site pages without requiring the user-id and password to be re-entered, and store specific information regarding the user (including preferences, and type of browser and computer used).
In any case, cookies can be read or modified only by the website that generated them. They cannot be used to retrieve any data from the user’s device and they cannot transmit electronic viruses.
This site may use technical cookies (both session and persistent) and profiling cookies.
Technical cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of MainStreaming and to provide the services offered. They are primarily used to manage the user interface (e.g., to record the preferences chosen by the user such as language, currency, page view format, and connection area), in order to improve the usability of the site and its audio-visual content (e.g., through the execution of programmes such as Flash Player), and for the proper functioning of the connection (e.g., by channelling the user’s requests most appropriately to multiple servers).
MainStreaming will use its profiling cookies, or cookies that collect data on the user experience and the use of its content by said users, in order to create profiles of consumption habits, send marketing communications, and personalise navigation pages, consistent with the profiles and interests of various users.
Third Party Cookies
This site also allows cookies from third parties, with which MainStreaming collaborates, to be sent to the user’s device. As a technical intermediary, MainStreaming only sends these cookies and does not manage them (it does not have control and access to the information provided/acquired), as their activities are the responsibility of third parties. For these cookies, it is possible to view the disclosure and the consent forms from the third parties by clinking on the links listed below. The third parties are:
a) social media, which typically manages cookies to allow, through plug-ins, the sharing of content between members that are logged in to a social network. These parties are:
a. Linkedin (https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy)
b. Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy)
c. Twitter (https://twitter.com/privacy)
d. Google+ (http://www.google.com/intl/it/policies/privacy)
b) parties whose services are used by MainStreaming to collect aggregate information/statistics on users that visit the site. Specifically, MainStreaming uses the Google Analytics service (www.google.it/privacy) provided by Google, Inc.
Data handling is carried out through information systems and electronic equipment by internal personnel who are specifically designated. The data is stored in electronic archives and with full assurance of the minimum security measures envisaged by the legislature.
The individuals to which the personal data refers have the right, at any time, to obtain confirmation on the existence or absence of said data, as well as to understand its content and origin, verify its accuracy or request that it be supplemented, updated, or corrected, in accordance with Art. 7 of Italian Legislative Decree no. 196/2003. Pursuant to the aforementioned article, individuals have the right to request the removal, transformation into anonymous form, or the blocking of data handled unlawfully, and may oppose, for legitimate reasons, the handling of data, by writing to MainStreaming S.p.A, Viale Sarca 336/f – 20126 Milan.