Extended privacy policy on cookie use



This ”extended privacy policy” has been specifically drafter and personalised for the www.flo.eu  website in accordance with the provisions issued on 8 May 2014 by the Italian Data Protection Authority. It completes and updates the privacy policies already published in this site and/or previously issued by the company, in combination with which it provides all the elements requested by art.13 of L.D. 196/2003 and by subsequent Provisions of the Italian Data Protection Authority for the protection of personal information. 


Please be informed that the use of this privacy policy or part of it, on other websites with respect to which it would be irrelevant and/or incorrect and/or incongruent, may lead to the application of heavy fines by the Italian Data Protection Authority. 

Subject matter of the privacy policy

Our company applies to these pages web technology that makes use of "cookies". The purpose of this statement is to illustrate the way they are used in a clear, accurate way. This document cancels and fully replaces any previous information provided by our company on cookie use. Any such information must be treated as obsolete.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are lines of text (small sized files) that websites send to the user's terminal (pc, tablet, smart phone, etc.), where they are saved and then sent back to the website during a user's subsequent visit. 

Types of cookies and their purpose

The cookies used in this website are of the following types:

  1. Technical cookies: these enable optimal, fast browsing of the website and efficient use of the services and/or options that the site offers, for example by enabling purchases or access to reserved areas. These cookies are necessary to improve use of the website, but can still be blocked.
  2. Third party cookies: these cookies are installed in the user's terminal by other websites, which are accessed through this website. Third party cookies, whose purpose is mostly analytical, are mainly derived from Google Analytics functions. More information on Google Analytics can be obtained by clicking on the following link: http://www.google.it/intl/it/analytics

To disable the cookies and prevent Google Analytics from collecting website activity data, users can download an additional browser component for opting out of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Browser settings

Users are also completely free to configure, whenever desired, their privacy settings for installation and use of cookies, directly through their browser programme by following the relevant directions. 
In particular, users can select the mode called "private browsing", thanks to which the browser programme stops saving browsing history, any passwords entered, cookies and other information on page visits. 
Please note that if a user decides to disable all cookies (including technical ones), the quality and speed of the services offered by this website could be affected drastically and access to some sections of the site could be prevented.

Practical advice for users on correct browser settings

To block out or limit the use of cookies, by this or other websites, directly through their browser, you can follow the simple directions provided below for the most popular browsers.

Google Chrome: click on the "Customize and control Google Chrome" icon located at the top on the right, then select "Settings" from the menu. In the window that opens, select "Show advanced settings" and then under the menu item "Privacy" click on the "Content settings" button to block out all or part of the cookies.

Microsoft Internet Explorer: click on the "Tools" icon located at the top on the right, then select "Internet options" from the menu. In the window that opens, select "Privacy" from the menu to block out all or part of the cookies.

Mozilla Firefox: from the drop menu located at the top on the left select "Options". In the window that opens, select "Privacy" from the menu to block out all or part of the cookies. 


This document was drafted on: 23/09/2015