COOKIE POLICY

This website uses cookies.

In accordance with Directive 2009/136/EC and with Italian regulations governing the use of cookies set out in article 122 of Legislative Decree No. 196/2003 ("Privacy Code"), we hereby inform you about the cookies used by the Amplifon spa website (the "Website") and the reason for their use. The following information is also provided pursuant to article 13 of the Privacy Code and supplements the contents of the Privacy Policy published on the Website. Please refer to the Privacy Policy for whatever else not expressly stated here in.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to streamline user experience.

Why do we use cookies?

Using cookies has many advantages in the provision of information society services, including: (i) facilitating the browsing of the website by users and access to the various services offered; (ii) preventing that users need to reconfigure the general characteristics each time they access the website; (iii) favouring the improvement of performance and services provided through the Website, after the relevant analysis of the information obtained through the cookies installed; (iv) promoting personalised commercial initiatives based on the choices made by users.


Types of cookies

Technical cookies

Certain cookies meet mere technical needs that contribute to making a website accessible by enabling basic functions such as browsing pages and accessing protected areas of the Website. The Website may not work properly without these cookies. Sometimes cookies are also used that allow a website to save information that affect the way the website behaves or looks, such as your preferred language or the region you are located or to understand how you interact with the website collecting and transmitting information in aggregate form and not likely to directly identify you (analytics).

These types of cookies are also called "technical." The law states that "technical" cookies can be installed on a user's device subject to information, which is provided with this document.

Profiling cookies

All other cookies, along with statistical cookies managed by third parties, are considered "profiling" cookies. This category includes especially cookies used to monitor and analyse the activity of users on line, in order to make improvements and provide our services in a more efficient and personalised manner. The intent is to offer visitors viewing relevant and engaging ads for each user. Your prior consent is required for the use of these cookies: the first time, it is considered that you agree to the installation of profiling cookies if browsing continues after the presentation of the notice about cookies contained in a special banner. Later, you can deny consent by selecting the appropriate boxes contained in the descriptive forms present in this document.

This information could be used by them to suggest ads that they believe might be more interesting for you because they are based on the content you have seen.

We do not control these cookies. To disable or reject third-party cookies, you need to refer to the websites of these third parties.

By duration of storage

  • Session cookies: These cookies are designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a webpage. Theyare often used to store information only for the service requested by a user at any time and are automatically deleted at the end of the session (for example, a list of products purchased).
  • Persistent cookies: The data are saved in these cookie on a user's device and can be accessed and used for a period of time determined by Amplifon, which can last from a few minutes up to considerably longer periods of time (as specified in the reference tables in this document).

By intended use

Essential cookies: allow browsing the Website and using all its functions. Without these cookies certain services or functions could not be provided and browsing the Website would not be easy and functional.

Functional cookies: allow saving a user's choices on the Website and/or services that a user expressly requires in order to provide more advanced and personalised services, such as customising a page or remembering whether and what has been offered to a user previously.

Analysis cookies: collect information about use of the Website by users (such as information about the most frequently visited pages, the assessment of the patterns of use of the Website, etc.) and allow enhancing operation, helping to understand any difficulties encountered during use of the Website.

Targeting and advertising cookies: to publish advertisements which are considered of interest to a user, such as limiting the number of times an ad is presented on the Website (since the cookie remembers what a user sees on the Website) and to help measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. This information may be shared with other parties, such as advertisers. For more information about Targeting and Advertising cookies and how you can disable them, in addition to exercising consent through the forms of this document, we recommend the following websites: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices and http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html.


Consent management

You can revoke consent to the use of cookies on this Website by selecting the appropriate boxes contained in the descriptive forms of this document; you can also configure your browser to accept or reject all cookies, or select the ones to which you consent and those that you choose to reject.

How to configure your browser

As for the configuration of your browser, you can use one of the following procedures, depending on the type of browser used:

If you have a different browser, we recommend that you check in the manual of your browser how to configurecookie management or see http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aiuto:Cookie.


Cookies used

The following descriptive tables of the cookies installed through the Website specify the entity, the intended use, duration of storage and how to exercise consent or refusal.

If the cookie is a third-party cookie, we provide a link to the policy of the latter or of any intermediary (when available) to allow you to make an informed choice in this respect too. If the direct link to the third parties is not available, you can use the following links http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices and http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html for more information about Targeting and Advertising cookies and how to disable them.

Technical cookies

Attention: for own technical cookies your prior consent is not required, but you may exercise the right to reject these cookies; however, if the technical cookie is "strictly necessary" for browsing, you will be warned that rejecting the cookie will affect browsing the Website.

Profiling cookies
 

COOKIE OWNER

DEFAULT

EXPIRATION TIME

DESCRIPTION LINK TO PAGE

__utma  

GOOGLE ANALYTICS

2 years from set/update Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. View Page
__utmb
GOOGLE ANALYTICS
30 mins from set/update Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. View Page
__utmc
GOOGLE ANALYTICS

End of browser session
Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit. View Page
__utmt
GOOGLE ANALYTICS
10 minutes Used to throttle request rate View Page
__utmt_account2
GOOGLE ANALYTICS
10 minutes Used to throttle request rate View Page
__utmt_account3
GOOGLE ANALYTICS
10 minutes Used to throttle request rate View Page
__utmz
GOOGLE ANALYTICS
6 months from set/update Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. View Page
_ga
GOOGLE ANALYTICS
2 years Used to distinguish users. View Page
Teleborsa http://www.teleborsa.it/   Used to expose share quotation View Page

 

The cookie policy of our Website may be updated periodically, so it is advisable to consult this document each time you access the site, in order to be duly informed about how and why we use cookies.