With this document, pursuant to articles 13 and 122 of Legislative Decree No. 196/2003 ("Privacy Code"), and pursuant to the Provision issued by the Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante) dated May 8, 2014, Manifattura Italiana Design M.I.D. Srl, provides to the users of the website information about the cookies used. This policy can be read by following the link located on the footer of each website pages.
A "cookie" is a small text file placed on the user’s computer (or other device) when the user accesses a particular website. A cookie’s purpose is to store and transfer information. Cookies are sent by a web server (which is the computer that hosts the visited site) to the user’s browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, etc.) and stored on the computer of the latter; then they are sent again to the website when it is visited again later.
If cookies are disabled, some services may not work and some pages may not display properly.
There are different types of cookies, some of those make more effective the use of the website and some others enable certain features.
1) Technical Cookies
This type of cookie is strictly necessary for the proper operation of some sections of the website. Persistent cookies and session cookies belong to this category.
• Persistent cookies: once the browser is closed, they are not destroyed but remain active up to a preset expiration date.
• Session cookies: they are destroyed every time the browser is closed.
These cookies, always sent by the server of the website visited, are needed to properly display the website and to make sure that the technical services offered can work at their best; therefore, they will always be used and sent, unless the users change settings in their browser (thus invalidating the display of the site pages/services).
2) Cookies to integrate products and functions of third-party software
This type of cookies incorporates features developed by third parties within the pages of the website visited. This type of cookies includes the fields used to express preferences in the social networks to share contents of the website or used for software services of third-parties (such as software for generating maps or additional software that offer additional services). These cookies are sent by the web server of third-parties and by partner sites that offer their functionality among the pages of the website visited.
Third-party cookies are directly set by the managers of these websites and used for the purposes and in the manner defined by these managers.
3) Profiling cookies
These cookies design custom profiles with the purpose of sending advertising messages in line with the user’s preferences. They are created by "tracking" the type of browsing performed on visited websites and deducting from this browsing the preferences and interests of users.