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Cookie Policy

This document is an integral part of the Privacy Policy pursuant to art. 13 of Legislative Decree n. 196 of 2003, Italian law (Code for the protection of personal data).

Cookies are small text strings that the sites visited by the user send to your browser, where they are stored to be re-transmitted to the same sites at the next visit of the same user.

Cookies can be divided into two categories: "technical" cookies and "profiling" cookies.

The owner only uses technical cookies for website www.transmecgroup.com to offer a more functional experience to users.

Technical cookies are used “for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or as strictly necessary in order for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user to provide the service”.

In turn, technical cookies can be divided into:

  • navigational cookies or session cookies: these allow the normal navigation and use of the website (for example, authentication to access restricted areas)
  • analytics cookies: are used by the website operator to collect aggregate information on the number of users and their visits to the website
  • functionality cookies: allow to the user to surf the website using a number of selected criteria (eg the language) in order to improve the web surfing experience on the site.

These types of cookies don’t require the prior consent of users.

The website www.transmecgroup.com uses:

  • navigational cookies: to the extent of allowing the normal use of the website
  • functionality cookies: only when the user requests to save their password in the reserved area;
  • third party analytics cookies (Google Analytics): used to measure website access statistics and analyse traffic sources, the behaviour of visitors and to control access and functionality. The Google Analytics System on this website has been set up to reduce the identifier power of the cookies and has also disabled the functions that could allow the crossing of information from the third party. It is emphasised that these cookies do not collect information that permit the direct identification of the user and then to outline him, but are collected in aggregate form.

Which cookies do we use and why?
DoubleClick: only used for the correct operation of the video that starts automatically on the homepage. It does not store any user data and its function is not to reproduce the video to those who have already visited the home page. In this mode, the cookie is to be considered as a technical / functional cookies (preset expiry: 2 years).
We use the Google Analytics cookies below which measure navigation data:

Cookie Name

Preset expiry

Purpose

Other information

_utma

2 years from first use or update

Used to distinguish users from sessions

The cookie is created when javascript runs a check on the existence of __ utma cookies. The cookie is updated each time the data is sent to Google Analytics.

_utmb

30 minutes from first use or update

Determines new sessions/visits.

The cookie is created when javascript runs a check on the existence of __ utma cookies. The cookie is updated each time the data is sent to Google Analytics.

_utmc

Until the end of the browsing session

Determines new sessions/visits.

The cookie functions like __ utmb and ensures the readability of the data on new sessions and visits even if the Analytics code is obsolete.

_utmz

6 months from first use or update

Determines the source of a visit to the site (eg from search engine or via an announcement)

The cookie is created when javascript is executed and is updated each time the data is sent to Google Analytics.

For further information please refer to the privacy policy of the owner of Google Analytics (Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway - Mountain View CA 94043, USA) using the following links:

http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html

http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html

Most browsers automatically accept cookies. Cookies can still be disabled by changing the settings of your browser: please refer to the procedures described in the guides of the respective browser.

To prevent your data being used by Google Analytics, please refer to this link:

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout